The Indian Cafe in Nelson Menu

 LUNCH MENU
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 Snacks
  • VEGETABLE SAMOSAS (2 pcs) - home-made pastry pockets stuffed with mildly spiced vegetables served with tamarind chutney. $4.98
  • VEGETABLE PAKORAS (3 pcs) - vegetable patties battered in mildly spiced chickpea flour, deep fried and served with tamarind chutney. $4.98
  • ONION BHAJIAS - roughly cut onion dipped in mildly spiced chickpea flour & deep fried served with tamarind chutney. $4.98
 Hearty Breads
  • CHICKEN CHEESE PARATHA - A hearty filling of mildly spiced minced chicken and cheese stuffed in a naan dough and cooked in the tandoor oven coming to you served with a delicious raita. $5.98
  • KHEEMA CHEESE PARATHA - A hearty filling of mildly spiced lamb mince and cheese stuffed in a naan dough and cooked in the tandoor oven coming to you served with a delicious raita. $5.98
  • POTATO CHEESE PARATHA - A hearty filling of mashed potatoes mildly spiced with green chillies, corriander & ginger and cheese stuffed in a naan dough and cooked in the tandoor oven coming to you serve $5.98
 From the Tandoor
  • KASHMIRI KEBAB (3 pcs) - tender diced chicken marinated in chef’s special spices and cooked in the tandoor oven served with mint chutney, rice and salad (dairy & artificial colour free). $9.98
  • CHICKEN TIKKA (3 pcs) - tender pieces of chicken marinated in spices and cooked in the tandoor oven served with mint chutney, rice and salad. $9.98
  • SEEKH KEBAB (4 pcs) - spiced mince of lamb pressed on a skewer and cooked in the tandoor oven served with mint chutney, rice and salad. $9.98
 Lunch Specials
  • BUTTER CHICKEN - the ever popular - grilled pieces of tender chicken cooked in fragrant spices and a creamy tomato gravy served with rice. $8.98
  • LAMB ROGAN JOSH - diced lamb cooked north Indian style with herbs and spices and garnished with coriander served with rice. $8.98
  • NAVRATAN KORMA - a medley of seasonal vegetables cooked in a delicately spiced creamy gravy of cashew nuts served with rice. $7.48
  • CHEF’S SPECIAL - changes daily as per the chefs whims, please enquire with us for the days special delicacy $POA
  • LUNCH PLATTER - for the really hungry - a combination of all the above curries served on rice $9.98 add a Kingfisher Beer for $13.98
 Breads from the Tandoor Oven
  • NAAN - plain white flour bread. $2.48
  • GARLIC NAAN - bread with a hint of garlic. $2.98
  • CHEESE GARLIC NAAN - bread stuffed cheese & garlic. $3.48
  • PESHAWARI NAAN - bread stuffed with dry fruits and cherries. $3.98
 Side Dishes
  • Papadam (x4). $1.98
  • Raita $1.98
  • Mint chutney $1.98
  • Tamarind chutney $1.98
  • Mango chutney $1.98
  • Mixed pickle $1.98
  • Side dish platter $9.98
 Desserts
  • MALAI KULFI - mouth watering creamy Indian ice cream embedded with cardamoms, cashews, pista served garnished with nuts. $5.98
  • GULAB JAMUN - absolutely scrumptious creamed milk and flour dumplings lying around in a sugar syrup. $5.98
  • CHEESECAKE - ask the wait staff for the flavour of the day. $6.98
  • VANILLA ICE CREAM - Served with Chocolate or Mango Topping. $4.98
  • MANGO LASSI - Traditional Indian Mango yogurt drink, Yummy! $5.98
 MAIN (DINNER) MENU
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 Entrée
  • (Served with seasonal salad and home-made tamarind or mint chutney or both) -
  • (All tandoor oven cooked products come to your table on a sizzling platter) -
  • VEGETABLE SAMOSAS Home-made pastry pockets stuffed with mildly spiced vegetables $ 4.98
  • ONION BHAJIA Roughly cut onion dipped in mildly spiced chickpea flour and deep fried $ 4.98
  • VEGETABLE PAKORAS Vegetable Pattie battered in mildly spiced chickpea flour and deep fried $ 4.98
  • VEGETARIAN PLATTER A combination of the above three served as an entrée platter enough for two people $ 11.98
  • CHICKEN TIKKA Tender pieces of chicken marinated in spices, skewered and cooked in the tandoor oven $ 9.98 (Mains $ 16.98)
  • KASHMIRI KEBAB Tender diced chicken marinated in chef’s special spices and cooked in the tandoor oven (dairy & artificial colour free) $ 9.98 (Mains $ 16.98)
  • SEEKH KEBAB Spiced mince of lamb pressed on a skewer and cooked in the tandoor oven $ 9.98 (Mains $ 15.48)
  • TANDOORI CHOPS Succulent Lamb cutlets marinated in spices cooked on skewers in the tandoor oven $ 10.48 (Mains $ 17.48)
  • TANDOORI PLATTER A combination of four of the above scrumptious meat delicacies served as an entrée platter enough for two people $ 18.98
  • MIXED PLATTER A combination of two pieces each of vegetable samosa, vegetable pakora, chicken tikka and seekh kebab served as an entrée platter enough for two people $ 16.98
  • TANDOORI MUSHROOMS Fresh button mushrooms marinated in yoghurt and spices cooked in the tandoor oven $ 8.48 (Mains $ 13.48)
  • FISH TIKKA Fresh fish cubes marinated in mild spices, skewered and cooked in the tandoor oven served with mint chutney $ 9.98 (Mains $ 16.98)
  • TANDOORI PRAWNS Succulent prawns in their shells marinated in mild spices, skewered and cooked in the tandoor oven $ 13.98 (Mains $ 22.98)
  • TANDOORI CHICKEN Whole chicken marinated in lemon juice, ginger, garlic and exotic spices cooked in the tandoor oven $ 10.98(half) / $ 18.98(full)
 A Banquet for Two or More
  • ENTREE: a mixed platter of two pieces each of samosa, pakora, chicken tikka and seekh kebab $24.98 per person
  • MAINS: Butter chicken, Lamb rogan josh, Beef vindaloo, Navratan korma, served with rice, naan bread, popadoms, raita and chutneys -
  • DESSERT: Malai kulfi Or Vanilla Ice Cream -
 Mains
  • (ALL OUR CURRIES ARE GLUTEN FREE and all but a few mains cooked mild, medium or hot & served with basmati rice) -
  • CHICKEN -
  • BUTTER CHICKEN The ever popular – tandoori cooked pieces of tender chicken cooked in fragrant spices and a creamy tomato gravy $ 16.98
  • CHICKEN KORMA Boneless cubed pieces of chicken cooked in a delicately spiced creamy gravy of cashew nuts garnished with sliced almonds $ 16.98
  • CHICKEN SAAGWALA Boneless tender chicken pieces cooked in fresh spinach gravy with fresh spices and herbs garnished with julienne ginger $ 16.98
  • CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA Grilled pieces of chicken cooked in a onion, tomato, capsicum gravy garnished with coriander and capsicum $ 16.98
  • CHICKEN VINDALOO Tasty, hot & spicy curry to come out of Goa on the west coast of India - cubed pieces of chicken cooked in spices and vinegar and left to pickle overnight garnished with julie $ 16.98
  • MANGO CHICKEN Tender fresh diced chicken cooked in onion and yoghurt gravy with a scrumptious hint of mango puree $ 16.98
  • CHICKEN MUSHROOM MASALA Boneless diced chicken cooked with fresh button mushrooms and chef’s own special spices $ 16.98
  • SEAFOOD -
  • FISH MASALA Fresh fillets of fish from the bay cooked with onion, tomatoes, herbs and spices garnished with coriander $ 17.98
  • MALAI PRAWNS Succulent shelled prawns cooked in a mildly spiced creamy coconut sauce garnished with shredded coconut $ 18.98
  • DHINGRI PRAWNS Succulent shelled prawns cooked in a rich gravy with mushrooms, tomatoes garnished with coriander $ 18.98
  • BEEF $ 18.98
  • BEEF VINDALOO Another variation of the popular vindaloo preparation with diced beef left overnight to pickle served garnished with julienne ginger (available in Lamb as well) $ 15.98
  • BEEF KORMA Tender boneless cubes of beef cooked in a delicately spiced creamy gravy of cashew nuts garnished with sliced almonds (available in Lamb as well) $ 15.98
  • BEEF MADRAS Tender boneless cubes of beef cooked in a rich gravy with a subtle hint of coconut cream garnished with shredded coconut (available in Lamb & Chicken as well) $ 15.98
  • BHUNA GOSHT Tender diced beef cooked in a dry onion and tomato gravy served with a hint of caramalised garlic $ 15.98
  • LAMB ROGAN JOSH Diced lamb cooked north Indian style with herbs and spices and garnished with coriander (available in Beef & Chicken as well) $ 16.98
  • LAMB NAWABI Cubed lamb pieces cooked in a onion, tomato and coconut cream gravy garnished with shredded coconut (available in Chicken as well) $ 16.98
  • LAMB SAAGWALA Tender diced lamb cooked in a fresh spinach gravy with fresh herbs and spices garnished with julienne ginger (available in Beef as well) $ 16.98
  • LAMB DO PYAZA Tender diced lamb cooked with pickled onion with a hint of cumin served with whole red chillies $ 16.98
  • BOTI MASALA Tender diced lamb cooked with onions, tomatoes and delicately spiced cashew nut gravy $ 16.98
  • VEGETARIAN -
  • KADAI PANEER A north-Indian delicacy - home-made cottage cheese cooked in a dry gravy of onions, capsicums and tomatoes $ 14.98
  • PALAK PANEER Home-made cottage cheese cooked in a fresh spinach gravy garnished with sliced ginger $ 14.98
  • MATAR PANEER Home-made cottage cheese and minted peas cooked in a tomato and onion gravy garnished with coriander $ 14.98
  • BHAJI DUM MASALA Seasonal mixed vegetables cooked with chef’s own special spices garnished with coriande $ 12.98
  • NAVRATAN KORMA A medley of seasonal vegetables cooked in a delicately spicedcreamy gravy of cashew nuts garnished with sliced almonds $12.98
  • ALOO MATAR Tender succulent peas and potatoes cooked in a onion and tomato gravy garnished with coriander $ 11.98
  • ALOO GOBI Cauliflower florets and potatoes cooked in a tomato and onion gravy garnished with coriander and julienne ginger $ 11.98
  • SAAG ALOO Tender diced potatoes cooked with onions and tomatoes in a fresh spinach gravy garnished with julienne ginger $ 12.98
  • DAL MAKHANI Mixed lentils with mild spices cooked on slow heat till tender and buttered just before serving in a haandi (copper bowl) $ 12.98
 Breads from the Tandoor Oven_
  • TANDOORI ROTI - wholemeal oven baked bread $ 2.48
  • NAAN - plain white flour bread $ 2.48
  • GARLIC NAAN - bread stuffed and topped with garlic $ 2.98
  • KHEEMA NAAN - bread stuffed with lamb mince $ 3.48
  • POTATO NAAN - bread stuffed with spiced potatoes $ 3.48
  • CHEESE & ONION NAAN - bread stuffed with cheese and onions $ 3.48
  • CHEESE & GARLIC NAAN - bread stuffed with cheese and garlic $ 3.48
  • PANEER KULCHA - bread stuffed with home-made cottage cheese $ 3.98
  • PESHAWARI NAAN - bread stuffed with dry fruits and cherries $ 3.98
  • LACCHHA PARATHA - layered and buttered wholemeal flour bread $ 3.9

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The Indian Cafe

Address

94 Collingwood Street, Nelson City Centre, Nelson, Nelson, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

Phone

035484089

Opened hours

Monday: 12:00 – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Tuesday: 12:00 – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Wednesday: 12:00 – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Thursday: 12:00 – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Friday: 12:00 – 2:00 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Saturday: 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Sunday: 5:00 – 9:30 PM

Price

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Service

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Cuisine

Gluten Free , North Indian , Vegan , Vegetarian , Asian , Cafe Food , Indian

Features

Delivery ,  Dine in ,  EFTPOS ,  Mastercard ,  Takeaway ,  Visa ,  Romantic ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Home Delivery ,  Business meetings ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Vegan Options ,  Cheap Eats ,  Wine and Beer ,  Cash ,  Serves Halal ,  Groups ,  American Express ,  Bankcard ,  Lunch ,  Group Meal ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Street Parking ,  Free Off-Street Parking ,  Cards accepted ,  Disabled Friendly ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

Location
94 Collingwood Street, Nelson City Centre, Nelson, Nelson, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand

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