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

Nearby Sample Menus

  • (Gf )gluten free * can be made gluten free( v )can be made vegan
  • Chicken wings (4) gf $6.00
    • cured to perfection in our spicy marinade served with a sweet chilli sauce.
  • Spring rolls (4) $6.00
    • tasty sautéed vegetables, pork and chicken, mixed with vermicelli noodles, rolled in pastry then deep fried.
  • Pork spare ribs (4) gf $6.00
    • marinated in a succulent mixture of spices and sauces, accompanied with our soy and sweet chilli dipping sauces.
  • Guri puffs (4) $6.00
    • sweet potatoes and vegetables wrapped in fluffy pastry served with dipping sauces.
  • Combination $12.50
    • combination of chicken wings, spring rolls, spare ribs and guri puffs
  • . satay chicken sticks (3) gf $7.00
    • dipped in a mixture of spices and covered with our own peanut topping, served on a bed of steamed rice.
  • Fried pork balls (6) gf $7.50
    • secret spices and premium lean pork mince, rolled into meat balls, threaded onto a skewer and served with a chilli, garlic and
  • Hummus & Pita Platter $13.00
    • House-made spicy garlic and roasted red capsicum hummus with fresh baked pita, served with cucumbers, and carrot sticks.
  • Spinach Artichoke Dip $13.00
    • A molten blend of cheeses (Parmesan, Brie, Feta & Cheddar) with spinach and artichoke hearts. Served hot with fresh baked pita.
  • Spinach & Rocket Salad Small $8.00 Large $13.00
    • Blend of fresh spinach and rocket, red onions, mushrooms, roasted red capsicum, sun-dried tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and our house made pesto-vinaigrette dressing.
  • Cheesy Focaccia $6.50
    • Our fresh baked focaccia bread toasted with garlic & cheeses with a side of hot marinara sauce
  • Simplicity Pizza $11.00
    • A light pizza for a starter! Extra virgin olive oil, roasted garlic, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses with a side of hot marinara sauce.
  • Chips and Salsa $5.00
    • Corn chips with fresh made tomato salsa (tomato, onion, jalpeno, coriander, garlic)
  • Sausage Lasagna $23.00
    • Our lasagna is baked twice to allow the flavors to meld together. Fresh pasta sheets, our signature marinara tomato sauce, ricotta and mozzarella cheese, roasted red capsicums, italian sausage locally made by Raeward Fresh, and topped with pesto and Parmesan. Comes with side salad.
  • Buller $22.00
    • Built for those wanting a hearty pizza! Pepperoni, locally made Italian sausage, ham, spicy jalapenos, mozzarella & marina sauce.
  • Eggs Benedict $17.00
    • Homemade muffin with your choice of salmon, spinach, mushrooms, ham off the bone or bacon served with two poached free range eggs topped w/ hollandaise
  • Seasonal Vegetable Fritters $15.50
    • Served w/ poached eggs & hollandaise sauce
  • Pancake Stack $15.50
    • W/ grilled bacon, banana & maple syrup or yogurt & berry compote
  • The Styx Big Breakfast $18.00
    • Grilled bacon, sausages, sauteed potatoes, baked beans, tomato, free range eggs & toasted ciabatta
  • House Smoked Fish Cakes $16.50
    • W/ wilted greens & pebre salsa
  • Caesar Salad $14.00
    • Cos lettuce, anchovies, soft egg, crispy bread, bacon & parmesan - W/ chicken or salmon $17.50
  • Crispy Calamari Salad $15.50
    • W/ locally picked salad greens, roasted pumpkin & kumara & a poppy seed dressing
  • Fish & Fries $15 Small / $18 Large
    • Fish of the day in a crisp golden beer batter w/ fries, salad greens, lemon wedge & tartare sauce
  • Poh Pieh Sod GF $10.50
    • Two spring rolls made with fresh roast pork, shrimp, bean sprouts & vegetables served with sweet chilli & peanut sauce.
  • Poh Pieh Moo Thod $9.50
    • Eight deep fried mini spring rolls served with sweet chilli sauce.
  • Poh Pieh Puck Thod V $8.50
    • Eight vegetarian mini spring rolls served with sweet chilli sauce.
  • Thod Mun Pla GF $9.50
    • Four fish cakes served with sweet chilli sauce.
  • Samosa V $8.50
    • Eight crisp spicy vegetarian pastries served with sweet chilli sauce.
  • Kadook Moo Thod $9.50
    • Deep fried marinated spare ribs.
  • Gai Thod $9.50
    • Deep fried marinated chicken wings.
  • Gai Satay $11.50
    • Four chicken kebabs served with peanut sauce.
  • Homemade Granola, fresh fruit & yoghurt $13.50
  • French toast, grilled banana & maple syrup $15.50
  • Huevos Rancheros: crispy corn tortilla, refried beans, free range eggs, salsa & cheese $18.50
  • Poached free range eggs, champagne ham, hash brown & hollandaise $18.50
  • Harbourlight breakfast; bacon, hash brown, free range eggs, breakfast sausage $18.00
  • Add mushroom, bacon or tomato $2.50
  • Homemade Ciabatta & dip, "Kakariki" extra virgin olive oil & balsamic $9.50
  • Fish empanadas (4) with jalapeno yogurt dip $9.50

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

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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