Mantra in Waikato Menu

 STARTERS
  • Chicken / Lamb Naan Wraps $12
    • Most wholesome! Chicken or lamb cooked in our curry masala wrapped in a naan, with onion, tomatoes & coriander.
  • Vegetable Samosas - 2 pcs $8
    • Savoury pastry, with a filling of mashed vegetables & tempered with roasted cumin
  • Mixed Vegetable Pakoras - 6 pcs $9
    • Mixed chopped veges dipped in spicy chickpea flour batter & light fried
  • Onion Bhaji - 3 pcs $9
    • Sliced onions mixed with spices to create crispy fritters
  • Paneer Aloo Tikki - 5 pcs $9
    • Cottage cheese made in-house, mixed with potato, crushed cashews & made into patties and fried
  • Amritsari Fish Masala with potato wedges $13
    • Fish marinated in our tandoori masala & roasted spices. Served with ‘chaat masala’ potato wedges dipped in our gram flour batter. Our yummy fish & chips!
 ENTREES FROM OUR TANDOOR
  • Tandoori Mushrooms - 8 pcs $12
    • Mushrooms coated in garlic and butter then dipped in a spicy yoghurt marinade and baked in the tandoor
  • Masala Barra Kabab - 4 pcs $18
    • Lamb chops marinated with our ‘tandoori’ marinade of yoghurt & masalas
  • Kakori Seekh Kabab - 7 pcs $14
    • Marbled mince, ground with powdered cardamom, nutmeg & cloves. Served with cubed cumin potatoes
  • Tandoori Chicken Small $22
    • Marinated over 12 hours in yoghurt with fresh herbs & spices
  • Chicken Tikka - 6 pcs $15
    • Chicken in a marinade of finely crushed almonds, coriander, fresh ground spices & creamed yoghurt
  • Lamb Tikka - 6 pcs $15
    • Lamb in a marinade of ginger & garlic paste mixed with yoghurt, herbs and spices
  • MANTRA Platter for 1 $18
    • Highly recommended - Taste different delights in this platter. Veg Samosa, Onion bhaji, Pakora, Seekh Kabab, Tandoori Chicken, Lamb Tikka, Lachha Naan & Mango Chutney
 MAINS
  • Butter Chicken $18
    • A forever favourite! Chicken pieces first cooked in the tandoor and finished in a sauce of crushed cashews, cream & spices
  • Lamb / Chicken / Fish / Prawn Vindaloo $18
    • Usually eaten hot! This tangy dish originates from Goa. Cooked with vinegar, whole black peppers & capsicum
  • Lamb / Chicken Madras $18
    • A dish from the region of Chennai. Cooked in hot spices with predominant fenugreek flavours coming through
  • Chicken ‘do-pyaza’ $18
    • Cooked with ginger, garlic, sautéed browned onion rings and tomatoes & spices
  • Aloo Lamb Gosht $18
    • A popular dish from Kashmir. Cooked with lamb & potato in a thick gravy sauce with ginger, garlic, tomatoes & pomegranate
  • Kadhai Chicken / Kadhai Lamb / Kadhai Prawns $18
    • We always get asked for this recipe! Cooked in our special gravy sauce with fresh tomato, finely sliced onions, ginger, green chillies & fresh coriander
  • Nawabi Chicken Korma / Lamb Gosht Korma $18
    • A favourite during the British Raj! Sautéed with crushed almonds, then cooked with bay leaves in cream, delicate spices and raisins
  • Punjabi Fish Curry $18
    • Very popular in Amritsar! Fish marinated with our ‘masalas’, then cooked with ginger, garlic, onion & tomatoes in our ‘Mantra’ curry sauce
  • Lamb / Chicken Saag Mughlai $18
    • A classic from North India! Meat sautéed with onion, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, then folded in spinach
  • Chicken Tikka Masala $18
    • Popularised in the U.K & now on the menu at the ‘House of Lords’- so we hear! Chicken cooked in our tandoor, then cooked in our home gravy sauce with an interesting blend of spices and almonds
  • Roghan Josh $18
    • This is a must have in India! Lamb cooked in a rich gravy sauce of yoghurt, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, onion, tomatoes & ginger
  • Goan Prawn Curry $18
    • The pride of Portuguese Goa! Shrimps cooked in coconut milk and turmeric, grated fresh ginger, paprika & pepper corns
  • Coconut Chicken / Lamb $18
    • One of my favourites from the State of Kerala! Cooked with curry leaves, mustard seeds, whole black pepper, cinnamon and coconut milk
  • Add prawn/fish $2
 VEGETARIAN
  • Dal Tarka $17
    • Yellow split lentils cooked with turmeric, ginger, garlic, tomatoes & a sprinkle of lemon juice. Served with a Papadom
  • Dal Makhani $17
    • Black lentils cooked over slow fire with our aromatic ‘garam masala’
  • Kabuli Chana Masala $17
    • Chickpeas cooked soft in a thick gravy with tamarind, crushed tomato, ginger & coriander
  • Punjabi Jeera Aloo $17
    • Diced potatoes cooked with cumin seed, turmeric, chopped ginger & spices
  • Gobi Aloo Matar $17
    • Cauliflower, potato and peas cooked dry with roasted cumin, sautéed browned onion & chopped tomatoes
  • Paalak Paneer $17
    • Our home made cottage cheese, gently cooked in a creamed spinach base
  • Malai Kofta $17
    • A mix of our paneer, potatoes, crushed cashew and spices, light fried and immersed in our rich sauce of crushed tomatoes & cream
  • Mughlai Subz Shahjahani $17
    • Fresh vegetables cooked in an aromatic base of spices mixed in creamed yoghurt with a subtle flavour of coconut
  • Mushroom Masala $17
    • Mushrooms sautéed with a blend of spices, ginger, garlic, onion and wedges of tomatoes
  • Paneer Tikka Masala $17
    • Our very own vegetarian version of Tikka Masala with our home made cottage cheese, tomatoes and almonds
  • Kadhai Paneer $17
    • Home made cottage cheese cooked with capsicum, onions, tomatoes & spices
  • Vegetable Korma $17
    • Fresh vegetables cooked in our aromatic base of herbs, spices, almonds and mixed in with milk and creamed yoghurt
  • Saag Aloo $17
    • Spinach well sautéed with herbs and spices and then with tempered cumin potatoes
 INDIAN BREADS
  • Naan / Tandoori Roti $3.50
  • Garlic Naan / Tandoori Paratha $4
  • Keema Naan $6
    • spiced lamb mince filling
  • Chicken Naan $6
    • spiced chicken filling
  • Sheermal Kulcha $6
    • mixed veg & nuts filling
  • Paneer Kulcha $6
    • home-made cottage cheese filling
  • Onion Kulcha $6
    • spiced onion filling
 RICE
  • Plain Rice $4
  • Kashmiri Pulao $8
    • with nuts, raisins & dessicated coconut
  • Jeera Peas Pulao $6
    • with roasted cumin seed, sauteed onion & turmeric
  • Mixed Vegetable Pulao $7
    • with fresh vegetables & spices
  • Chicken / Lamb Pulao Rice $10
    • with potato and peas
 SIDES
  • Papadum $1
  • Raita $4
  • Mint Chutney $4
  • Kechumber $4
  • Mixed Hot Pickle $4
  • Mango Chutney $4

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Mantra

Address

50 Buckingham Street Arrowtown, Arrowtown, Otago, 9302, New Zealand

Phone

034420880

Opened hours

Monday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Thursday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Saturday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM, Sunday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, 5:00 – 9:30 PM

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Cuisine

Gluten Free , North Indian , Vegan , Vegetarian , Indian

Features

Delivery ,  Mastercard ,  Takeaway ,  Visa ,  Romantic ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Business meetings ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  BYO ,  Waitstaff ,  Takeout ,  Vegan Options ,  Wine and Beer ,  Cash ,  Serves Halal ,  Groups ,  American Express ,  Lunch ,  Group Meal ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  Cards accepted ,  Disabled Friendly ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

Location
50 Buckingham Street Arrowtown, Arrowtown, Otago, 9302, New Zealand

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