A Pocket Full of Spices in Canterbury Menu

 STARTERS
  • Tandoori chicken full $21.00
    • Chicken marinated in traditional spices & cooked in the tandoori oven
  • Chicken tikka $11.00
    • Boneless chicken pieces marinated overnight in a blend of spices and herbs & grilled in the tandoori oven
  • Garlic tikka $12.00
    • Delicately spiced succulent chicken marinated with cheese, garlic, cardamom,skewered and grilled in the tandoori oven.
  • Masala lamb chops (5 pieces) $14.50
    • Lamb chops marinated overnight in herbs & spices then grilled in a charcoal tandoori oven.
  • Tandoori mushrooms $12.00
    • Mushrooms dipped in a ginger, garlic and yogurt marinade then cooked in charcoal tandoori oven.
  • Vegetarian platter $18.00
    • A combination of two pieces of each vegetable samosa, onion bhajee, and gobi (cauliflower) pakoras,paneer tikka and tava mushrooms.
  • Onion bhajee $6.00
    • Fresh cut onions seasoned with special spices and deep-fried with chickpea batter.
  • Tandoori prawns (8 pieces) $16.00
    • Prawns marinated overnight with fresh herbs and spices, cooked delicately in the tandoor, served with mint chutney
  • Seekh kebab $12.00
    • Tender minced lamb marinated with fresh coriander, onions, ginger, garlic and cooked in tandoori oven
  • Tandoori chicken half $12.00
    • Chicken marinated in traditional spices & cooked in the tandoori oven
  • Amritsari fish $13.00
    • Fish fillets marinated overnight with Indian spices and grilled in tandoor.
  • Methi kebab $12.00
    • Tender Chicken marinated in light cream, crushed cashews and kasoori methi/fenugreek cooked in tandoori oven.
  • Paneer tikka (5 pieces) $12.00
    • Pieces of cottage cheese marinated with aromatic herbs and spices and cooked in grill.
  • Mixed platter $20.50
    • Two pieces each of tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, seekh kebab, onion bhajee, and samosa.
  • Non-vegetarian platter $22.50
    • A combination of two pieces of each tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, chicken Malai tikka, lamb chops and seek kebab.
  • Vegetable samosa (2 pieces) $6.00 $6.00
    • Crispy patties stuffed with potatoes and green peas, lightly seasoned with spices then deep fried and served with tamarind sauce. A famous North Indian starter
  • Garlic prawns (8 pieces) $16.00
    • Prawns marinated overnight in a mixture of garlic, pepper, lemon juice, and then cooked in charcoal oven, served with mint chutney.
 CHICKEN
  • Butter chicken $16.50
    • Succulent boneless chicken fillets, simmered in a fresh creamy mild sauce grilled over charcoal and finished in tomato sauce with butter and cream
  • Chicken korma $16.50
    • Succulent chicken cooked with cashew nuts and almonds base mild creamy gravy.
  • Mango chicken $16.50
    • Boneless tender pieces of chicken prepared in very mild creamy gravy with a touch of mango
  • Kadhai chicken $16.50
    • Boneless chicken cooked with special blend of herbs and spices with fresh tomatoes,onion, capsicum, ginger, garlic and coriander. A famous dish from North India
  • Chicken jalfrezi $16.50
    • Boneless chicken pieces cooked in gravy using fresh green chillies,onions and pepper and assorted vegetables.
  • Chicken saag $16.50
    • A blend of spinach and chicken curry cooked with ginger and onion based gravy.
  • Chicken tikka masala $16.50
    • Boneless tandoori chicken cooked in special herbs & spices with tomatoes, onions and yoghurt based gravy.
  • Chicken kohlapuri $16.50
    • Boneless tandoori chicken cooked with desiccated coconut, garam masala and finished in a rich tomato sauce. Popular dish from Maharashtra
  • Chicken vindaloo $16.50
    • "Vindaloo" style of cooking is of Goan (West India) origin –boneless chicken pieces cooked in a hot, sweet and sour" gravy.
  • Chicken do-piazza $16.50
    • Boneless chicken pieces cooked with special sauce and finished with extra diced onions.
  • Chicken madras $16.50
    • A chicken curry from south of India prepared with desiccated coconut, mustard seeds and cream.
  • Indian chilli chicken $16.50
    • Chicken marinated with a batter of corn flour, eggs, soy sauce and black pepper,deep fried and then finished with diced onions, tomatoes and capsicum.
 LAMB
  • Lamb roganjosh $16.90
    • Tender diced lamb simmered & cooked with special aromatic spices in onion and yoghurt sauce.A delicious dish from Kashmir region. .
  • Lamb pasanda $16.90
    • Diced lamb lightly sautéed with onion, ginger and garlic then cooked with crushed almonds,yogurt and cream..
  • Lamb korma $16.90
    • Tender lamb cooked with cashew nuts and almonds base mild creamy gravy..
  • Lamb bhuna $16.90
    • Boneless pieces of lamb cooked with chopped onions, tomato sauce and then slow-cooked with home-roasted ground spices..
  • Lamb saag $16.90
    • A blend of spinach and lamb curry cooked with ginger and onion based gravy..
  • Kadhai lamb $16.90
    • Lamb cooked with special blend of herbs and spices with fresh tomatoes, onion, capsicum,ginger, garlic and coriander. A famous dish from North India..
  • Lamb madras $16.90
    • A delicious curry from south of India prepared with desiccated coconut, mustard seeds,fresh herbs and ground spices..
  • Lamb vindaloo $16.90
    • "Vindaloo" style of cooking is of Goan (West India) origin – lamb pieces cooked in a hot,sweet and sour" gravy..
  • Lamb jalfrezi $16.90
    • Boneless lamb pieces cooked in gravy using fresh green chillies,onions and pepper and assorted vegetables..
  • Lamb methi $16.90
    • Diced lamb cooked with a base of fresh fenugreek sauce, green herbs and spices..
  • Lamb tikka masala $16.90
    • Tender pieces of lamb cooked in special herbs & spices with tomatoes, onions and yoghurt based gravy..
 BEEF
  • Beef korma $16.50
    • Tender beef cooked with cashew nuts and almonds base mild creamy gravy.
  • Beef vindaloo $16.50
    • “Vindaloo” style of cooking is of Goan (West India) origin – beef pieces cooked in a hot,sweet and sour” gravy
  • Beef jalfrezi $16.50
    • Boneless beef pieces cooked in gravy using fresh green chillies, onions and pepper and assorted vegetables.
  • Kadhai beef $16.50
    • Diced beef cooked with special blend of herbs and spices with fresh tomatoes,onion, capsicum, ginger, garlic and coriander. A famous dish from North India.
  • Beef madras $16.50
    • A delicious curry from south of India prepared with desiccated coconut, mustard seeds,fresh herbs and ground spices..
 SEAFOOD
  • Prawn malabri $17.90
    • Prawns cooked in desiccated coconut, chopped onions, tomatoes,capsicum and finished with a hint of coconut cream and mustard seeds .
  • Prawn saag $17.90
    • Prawns cooked in grinded spinach, ginger, onions, garlic and traditional Indian spices..
  • Prawn patia $17.90
    • Prawns cooked with garlic, ginger, tomato puree, lemon juice, hot spices,and then finished with a hint of tamarind sauce..
  • Prawn jalfrezi $17.90
    • Prawns cooked in gravy using fresh green chillies, onions and pepper and assorted vegetables..
  • Fish kadhai masala $17.90
    • Pieces of fish cooked in special herbs & spices with tomatoes, onions, capsicum and yoghurt based gravy..
  • Goan fish curry $17.90
    • Chunky fish pieces marinated with turmeric, salt, pepper and cooked in desiccated coconut and rich tomato sauce..
  • Prawn kadhai masala $17.90
    • Prawns cooked in special herbs & spices with tomatoes, onions, capsicum and yoghurt based gravy..
  • Prawn vindaloo $17.90
    • "Vindaloo" style of cooking is of Goan (West India) origin – prawns cooked in a hot, sweet and sour" gravy..
 VEGETARIAN
  • Handi vegetables $14.90
    • Assorted vegetables cooked in traditional Indian spices and tomatoes, onions and capsicum based gravy.
  • Saag aloo $14.90
    • A blend of spinach and potatoes curry cooked with ginger and onion based gravy
  • Shahi paneer $15.50
    • Cubes of fresh cottage cheese cooked in thick and creamy aromatic gravy prepared with tomatoes, onions and mild creamy cashewnut sauce.
  • Bombay aloo $14.00
    • Diced potatoes cooked with cumin seeds, yogurt and spices.
  • Aloo mattar $14.90
    • Potatoes and peas cooked with chopped onions and fresh tomato based gravy.Traditional home style curry from North India.
  • Dal makhani $14.90
    • Combination of lentils cooked on slow fire with chef’s special aromatic spices.A famous vegetarian dish from Punjab region.
  • Vege - korma $14.90
    • Mixed vegetables cooked with cashew nuts and almonds base mild creamy gravy.
  • Saag kofta $14.90
    • Dumplings made from a mix of home-made cottage cheese, potatoes and spices,deep fried and then cooked in spinach based gravy.
  • Kadhai paneer $15.50
    • Cubes of fresh cottage cheese cooked with special blend of herbs and spices with fresh tomatoes, onion, capsicum, ginger, garlic and coriander. A famous dish from North India.
  • Paneer saag $15.50
    • Cubes of home-made cottage cheese cooked in grinded spinach, ginger,onions, garlic and traditional Indian spices.
  • Mattar paneer $15.50
    • Peas and homemade cottage cheese cooked with tomatoes and onions then finished with garnish of fresh coriander.
 RICE
  • Plain steamed rice $3.00
  • Lemon rice $5.50
    • Basmati rice cooked with mustard seeds, curry leaves and lemon juice.
  • Chicken or lamb hyderabadi biryani $16.00
    • A classic aromatic rice dish flavoured with saffron and garnished with cashew and raisins (Served with yoghurt sauce).
  • Jeera rice $4.00
    • Basmati rice flavored with aromatic cumin seeds.
  • Kashmiri rice $5.50
    • Basmati rice with almonds, cashews, sultanas and desiccated coconut.
  • Vegetarian hyderabad biryani $16.00
    • A classic aromatic mix vegetables rice dish, flavoured with saffron and garnished with cashews and raisins. (Served with yogurt sauce).
 BREADS
  • Plain naan $3.00
  • Garlic naan $4.00
  • Cheese & garlic naan $5.50
  • Chicken naan $5.00
    • Stuffed with chicken
  • Onion kulcha $5.00
    • Stuffed with chopped onions and spices.
  • Laccha paratha $4.00
    • Multilayered whole wheat bread.
  • Pappadums $1.00
    • Classic Indian Lentil Crackers.
  • Butter naan $3.50
  • Cheese naan $5.00
  • Keema naan $5.00
    • Stuffed with lamb mince.
  • Peshwari naan $5.50
    • Stuffed with coconut pulp, sultanas, cashew nuts and mango pulp.
  • Tandoori roti $3.50
    • A thin whole wheat flour bread.
  • Aloo paratha $4.50
    • Stuffed with Potatoes.
  • Bread basket $17.00
    • Keema Naan, Onion Kulcha, Cheese Naan, Laccha Paratha,
 SALADS & SIDES
  • Sweet mango chutney $3.00
  • Tamarind sauce $3.00
  • Cucumber & tomato yogurt raita $4.00
  • Fresh indian salad $5.00
    • Fresh Tomatoes, cucumber, carrot, shredded green cabbage, red onions.
  • Mint chutney $3.00
  • Hot pickle $3.00
  • Dish platter $11.50
    • Mango chutney, raita, mint chutney, tamarind chutney and 4x poppadum’s.
  • Kachumber $4.00
    • Diced onions, tomatoes, cucumber with lemon juice and spices
 DESSERT
  • Gulab jamun/ice-cream fusion $7.00
  • Mango kulfi $6.00

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A Pocket Full of Spices

Address

92 Victoria Street, Waimakariri, Rangiora, Canterbury, 7400, New Zealand

Phone

033137575

Opened hours

Monday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, 4:30 – 10:00 PM, Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, 4:30 – 10:00 PM, Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, 4:30 – 10:00 PM, Thursday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, 4:30 – 10:00 PM, Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, 4:30 – 10:00 PM, Saturday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, 4:30 – 10:00 PM, Sunday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, 4:30 – 10:00 PM

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Cuisine

Gluten Free , Balti , Vegan , Vegetarian , Asian , Indian

Features

Wheelchair accessible ,  Business meetings ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Groups ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Full Bar

Location
92 Victoria Street, Waimakariri, Rangiora, Canterbury, 7400, New Zealand

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