Essence of India in Waikato Menu

 DESSERTS
  • IE's Dry Fruit Ice Cream $7.00
    • Scoop of ice cream made with mixture of cashews, sultanas and other dry fruits.Yummy!!!!
  • Indian Essence Sundae $9.00
    • custard served with special dry fruit ice cream & jolly crystals
 PUNJABI BREAKFAST
  • Amritsari Kulche Chole $11.00
  • Puri Chole $9.00
  • Chole Bhature $9.00
 INDIAN BREADS
  • Kashmiri Naan $5.00
  • Paneer Kucha $5.00
    • naan stuffed with Indian paneer cheese & coriander(ask for potato & cauliflower options)
  • Chicken Naan $5.00
    • naan stuffed with minced cooked chicken
  • Keema Naan $5.00
    • Naan stuffed with minced lamb
  • Cheese and garlic naan $4.50
  • Cheese Naan $4.00
  • Garlic Naan $3.50
    • stuffed with garlic, baked in tandoori oven
  • Butter Naan $4.00
    • Indian soft hot bread made of white bread flour cooked in Tandoori oven
  • Plain Naan $3.00
  • Tandoori Roti $2.50
    • traditional Indian wheat flour breads
  • Tawa Roti $2.00
 SIDES N RICE
  • Basmati Pulao $12.00
    • cooked with butter, veggies & special spices
  • Jira Rice $4.50
    • fried with cumin seeds
  • Plain arice $3.50
  • Indian salad $6.00
    • cucumber, onions, cabbage & tomatoes with lemon juice & IE masala
  • Mango PIckle $2.50
  • Mango/Mint Chutney $2.50
  • Poppadom $2.00
  • Raita $3.00
    • yoghurt mixed with cucumber & groud spices
 BIRYANI
  • Vegetable Biryani $14.00
    • steamed rice cooked with butter, mix veggies & Indian essence special masala.
  • Prawn Biryani $18.00
    • cooked with delicious basmati rice, herbs, mint leaves & coriander
  • Chicken Biryani $15.00
  • Lamb Biryani $16.00
 VEGETARIAN
  • Malai kofta $14.00
    • mixture of Indian paneer cheese, potatoes & spices, deep fried and then finished in thick cashew nut gravy
  • Shahi Paneer $14.00
    • Indian paneer cheese cooked in special cashew nut gravy
  • Palak Paneer $14.00
    • cubes of Indian paneer cheese cooked in spinach & special IE spices
  • Matar paneer $14.00
    • Indian Paneer cheese & peas cooked in onion & tomato gravy
  • Punjabi chole $13.50
    • chick peas cooked in onion & tomato gravy & essential spices
  • Gobhi Matter masala $12.50
    • cauliflower & peas cooked with tomatoes, cumin seeds, ginger & garlic
  • Dal Fry $12.50
    • yellow split lentils cooked with cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, tomatoes & spices
  • Dal Makhni $12.50
    • black lentils & kidney beans cooked with ghee & spices
  • Aloo Gobi $12.50
    • potatoes & cauliflower cooked with onion, tomatoes & spices- a favourite
 MAINS- SEAFOOD
  • Prawn Malabari $18.00
  • Prawn Masala $18.00
  • Prawn jalfreeze $18.00
    • cooked with capsicum, onion, tomato & essential spices garnished with coriander
  • Fish Malabari $18.00
  • Fish Masala $18.00
    • cooked & finished in a thick curry made of fresh tomatoes & Indian Essence spices
  • Butter Prawns $18.00
    • mmmmm see above but enjoy another version!!
 MAINS- LAMB
  • Kadhai Lamb $16.00
    • simmered with thick pieces of onion & capsicum, then cooked in thick tomato gravy 7 spices
  • Lamb Madras $16.00
    • traditional south Indian dish cooked in a coconut based gravy
  • Lamb Rogen Josh $16.00
  • Lamb Korma $16.00
  • Lamb Saag $16.00
    • spinach flavoured gravy with ginger, garlic & special spices
  • Lamb Masala $16.00
  • Lamb Pasanda $16.00
  • Lamb Vindaloo $16.00
    • boneless meat of your choice prepared with special Vindaloo spicy curry sauce
 MAINS- BEEF
  • Beef Madras $15.00
  • Beef Korma $15.00
    • cooked in crushed cashew nut & cream gravy creating delicious flavours
  • Beef Masala $15.00
  • Beef Pasanda $15.00
  • Beef Vindaloo $15.00
 MAINS-CHICKEN
  • Kadhai Chicken $15.00
  • Chicken Madras $15.00
  • Chicken Korma $15.00
  • Chicken Jalfrezee $15.00
  • Chicken Saaag $15.00
  • Chilli Chicken $15.00
    • cooked with capsicum, onion, & Indian Essence special masala
  • Chicken Tikka Masala $15.00
  • Chicken Pasanda $15.00
  • Chicken Vindaloo $15.00
  • Mango chicken $15.00
    • chicken pieces half cooked in tandoor & finished off in fragrant mango puree
  • Butter chicken $15.00
    • do we need to explain this world famous creamy delicacy??
 STARTERS
  • Non-vegetarian mixed platter (for two) $15.00
    • platter of chicken tikka, fish pakora, lamb seekh kebab & malai tikka
  • Vegetarian mixed platter $11.00
    • platter of veggie samosa, onion bhaji & veggie pakora served with mint & tamarind chutney
  • Seekh Kebab (4 pieces) $9.00
    • minced lambed marinated in spices and herbs & cooked on a skewer
  • Fish Pakoras (6 pieces) $12.00
    • marinated in yoghurt & spices, coated in chickpea & rice flour & deep fried
  • Malai Tikka (6 pieces) &12.00
    • chicken marinated in mixture of yoghurt, crushed cashews, ground spices & cooked in Tandoor
  • Chicken Tikka (6 pieces) full $18.00 half $10.00
    • boneless chicken marinated in yoghurt & spices - skewered & cooked in tandoor.
  • Chilli chicken $12.50
    • boneless chicken cooked with capsicum, onion and masala
  • Paneer Tikka (6 pieces) $12.50
    • diced Indian paneer cheese cooked in Tandoori oven served with coleslaw and mint chutney
  • Onion Bhajia $4.50
    • onion rings dipped in wheat flour & deep fried, served with chutney and sambar
  • Veggie pakora (6 pieces) &6.00
    • fresh veggies in a chickpea flour batter, deep fried
  • Veggie Samosa (2 pieces) $5.00
    • potato, onion, peas and spice in bakers four pastry & deep fried

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Essence of India

Address

803 Victoria Street, Hamilton, Waikato, 3204, New Zealand

Phone

+64 7-839 5596

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Opened hours

Mon 11:30 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 10 PM Tue 11:30 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 10 PM Wed 11:30 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 10 PM Thu 11:30 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 10 PM Fri 11:30 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 10 PM Sat 11:30 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 10 PM Sun 11:30 AM to 2 PM, 5 PM to 10 PM

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Cuisine

Kiwi , Indian

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Location
803 Victoria Street, Hamilton, Waikato, 3204, New Zealand
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