Starters

DRUNKEN KING PRAWN £7.50

King prawn marinated in white wine and crushed pepper, tossed with ginger and garlic.

PRAWN HONEY-CHILLI £6.95

Prawn speciality, stir-fried with natural honey, garlic and chillies.

LEHSOONI WHITEBAIT £5.95

Whitebait marinated with crushed garlic and caraway seeds in a gram flour batter then fried crisp.

SQUID KONKANI £6.50
MUSSELS HARA PYAZ £5.95

Steamed mussels, cooked with Indian herbs, spring onions, garlic and chillies.

FISH AMRITSARI £6.50
BATAKH KE SULE £6.95

Chunks of duck marinated with Indian rum, skewered and roasted to perfection in a tandoor, served with mint sauce.

MURG MALAI TIKKA £5.95

Succulent cubes of boneless chicken supreme marinated in cheese, fresh spices and cream, charcoal-cooked in a clay oven.

RESHMI SEEKH KEBAB £6.50

Tender and succulent rolls of minced chicken flavoured with spices and blended with ginger and garlic roasted on hot charcoal embers.

GILAFI SEEKH KEBAB £6.50

Skewered minced lamb wrapped in fresh aromatic vegetables, and char grilled.

PATUREE £6.50

Pan fried crab cakes with a hint of black pepper, ginger and coriander.

LAMB SAMOSA £4.50

Traditional – style Punjabi samosas filled with minced lamb and green-peas and then fried to a golden crispy finish.

AACHARI MURG TIKKA £5.95

Luscious portions of chicken thigh marinated in yogurt, chillies and pickling spices, cooked in a tandoor and served with mint chutney.

ASSORTED NON-VEGETARIAN STARTER £7.95

Lamb seekh kebab, chicken tikka, salmon tikka, lamb chop.

VEGETABLE SAMOSA £3.50

Traditional Punjabi samosas, stuffed with potato and green peas then fried to a golden crispy finish.

HAREY MATAR KI ALOO TIKKI £4.50

Crispy shallow-fried patties of mashed potatoes stuffed with green peas, topped with tamarind, mint sauce and yoghurt.

ONION POTATO BHAJIYA £3.50

Finely shredded potatoes, spinach and onions, spiced with fennel, coriander and ginger, then crisply deep-fried.

HARA BHARA KEBAB £4.50

Deep-fried patties of lightly spiced spinach, with a tender heart of goat cheese.

VEGETABLE SEEKH KABAB £4.50

Skewered melange of green vegetable cooked on tandoor.

ALOO KA PATAKA £4.50

Our very own version of the stuffed potato cooked in charcoal, fondly named by the street vendors in India as a “Pataka”. Whole Potatoes scooped and stuffed with mint, broken cashew-nut and raisin.

PANEER HARYALI TIKKA £4.50

Cubes of Indian cottage cheese marinated and cooked in a tandoor with green masala.

HONEY-CHILLI CAULIFLOWER £4.50

A Veer Dhara speciality of cauliflower, stir-fried with natural honey, garlic and chillies.

ASSORTED VEGETARIAN STARTER £7.50

Aloo tikki, paneer tikka, onion potato bhajiya and vegetable samosa.

Main Course

CRUISE’S LOBSTER PEPPER FRY £29.95

“Top Gun” dish on Tom Cruise’s dinner at Veer Dhara. Fresh lobster rubbed with lime and turmeric, tossed in peppery onions, with cherry tomatoes and button onions, and tempered with curry leaves and mustard seeds. Served on bed of naan bread.

JHINGA KADAI £11.95

Queen prawns flavoured with coriander seeds, and cooked in traditional kadai style.

ALLEPEY SEAFOOD CURRY £13.50

A varied mix of seafood stewed in coconut based gravy, tempered with mustard seeds & curry leaves, finished with shredded ginger, and soured with raw mango.

FISH TIKKA CURRY £12.50

Char-grilled fish tikka masala curry tempered with curry leaves, and mustard seeds, finished with coconut milk.

TOM’S MURG TIKKA LABABDAR £9.45

Tom Cruise’s personal favourite at Veer Dhara. Chicken tikka cooked with a fenugreek-flavoured onion and creamy tomato sauce.

CHICKEN KORMA £8.95

Diced chicken breast cooked in a rich cashewnut gravy, flavoured with coconut and finished with fresh cream.

KORI GASSI £9.45

Chicken in a thin spicy, flavoured with roasted and ground red chillies, coriander seeds, peppercorns, cumin, coconut and garlic, finished with tamarind pulp.

KADAI CHICKEN £8.95

Chunks of chicken enriched in an onion and tomato gravy cooked in traditional kadai style.

CHICKEN KHADA MASALA £8.95

Homemade style chicken on bone cooked slowly with fresh spices.

LAAL MAANS £9.95

A traditional Rajasthani speciality of diced baby lamb cooked with dried red chillies and crushed garlic.

LAMB PASANDA £9.95

A saffron-flavoured mild lamb dish, cooked in a yoghurt, cashewnut and almond paste, and finished with cream.

LAMB SHANK XACUTI £12.95

Lamb shanks cooked in Xacuti masala. This dish originates in Goa, where they like it spicily hot.

GOSHT SAAGWALA £9.95

Sautéed lamb cooked with spinach and garlic.

KING PRAWN GULMOHAR £14.95

Tender Arabian sea king prawns, flavoured with a Lahori style tandoor masala and gently cooked in the traditional clay oven.

SALMON TIKKA £13.50

Boneless chunks of salmon flavoured with cumin seeds and char-grilled in a clay oven.

TANDOORI SEA BASS £12.95

Sea Bass stuffed with fish mince marinated in yogurt and chillies, cooked slowly in clay oven.

TANDOORI CHICKEN £8.95

A half-chicken, on the bone, marinated and cookedin a traditional north Indian style.

CHICKEN TIKKA SHASLIK £8.95

Chunks of chicken with Punjabi spices, skewered with pieces of onion and sweet peppers, then cooked in clay oven.

BARRA CHAMP MADIRA £12.50

Lamb chops, soaked in a dark rum marinade overnight, spiced with crushed garlic, pounded chillies, cloves, coriander, mustard and yoghurt, cooked over red-hot charcoals.

BOTI KEBAB £9.95

Char-grilled boneless chunks of lamb marinated overnight in spicy yoghurt, and cooked to perfection in clay oven.

MIXED NON-VEGETARIAN GRILL £16.95

Assortment of king prawn gulmohar, salmon tikka, lamb chop, chicken tikka & gilafi seekh kebab.

KING PRAWN TAWA £14.95

King prawns marinated in yoghurt, ginger and, garlic, broiled in a clay oven and mixed with a special fenugreek-flavoured thick sauce.

TAWE KI BATHAK £13.95

Tender breast of duck, pot-roasted with coriander, cumin and garlic, finished with a peppered chettinad gravy.

SIZZLING MACHALI £13.50

Pan grilled Tuna steak marinated with a hint of spicy masala and freshly squeesed lime served on a bed of julian salad.

MURG PALAK TAWA £8.95

Char-grilled chicken tikka with onion, tomatoes, fenugreek and ground ginger, finished with a generous helping of spinach.

LAMB ‘TAKA TAK’ ON GRIDDLE £9.95

This splendid lamb dish owes its particular name to the sound of the utensils constantly clanking on the griddle, during the process of cooking. Prepared with a thick sauce of onion and capsicums.

PANEER TAWA MASALA £7.95

Indian cottage cheese prepared with thick sauce of Indian spices, onion and capicums served on a sizzling plate.

KADAI PANEER
PANEER MAKHANI
ALOO GOBI ADRAKI
SAAG BHAJI / SAAG ALOO / SAAG PANEER
MIRCH AUR BAIGAN KA SALAN
VEGETABLE JALFREZI
ALOO HARA DANIA – BOMBAY ALOO
BHINDI DO PYAZA
MUSHROOM MAKI MASALA
PINDI CHANA
DAL TADKA
DAL MAKHANI

Rice & Biryanis

LAMB HYDERABADI BIRIYANI £11.95
PRAWNS SOFYANI BIRIYANI £12.50
VEGETABLE BIRIYANI £9.50
CHICKEN YAKHANI BIRIYANI £10.50
PLAIN BASMATI £2.50

Steamed long-grain basmati rice

JEERA PULAO £2.95

Cumin-flavoured basmati rice

MUSHROOM RICE £3.25

Rice cooked with seasoned mushrooms.

LEMON RICE £3.25

Lemon-flavoured rice tossed with curry leaves, lentils, mustard seeds.

Breads & Sides

NAAN £2.25

Plain flour triangular-shaped breads cooked in a tandoor.

GARLIC NAAN £2.50

Naan coated with garlic butter and seasoned with chopped garlic.

PESHAWARI NAAN £2.95

Naan stuffed with desiccated coconut, almond and dry fruits, and topped with sesame seed.

ROTI £2.25

Whole wheat bread cooked in a tandoor.

KULCHA £2.95

Naan stuffed with your choice of filling: please specify, potato, or mixed vegetable, or grated cheese and onion.

KEEMA NAAN £3.25

Naan stuffed with minced lamb

WARQI PARATHA £2.95

A multi-layered flaky fine flour bread

RAITA £2.25

Plain yogurt mixes with your choice of- Onion / tomato / cucumber / cumin / potato / mint / mix vegetable.

GREEN SALAD £2.50

A fresh addition, sliced and chopped and best served chilled.

PAPADUM £0.70

Spicy or plain

CHUTNEY TRAY £1.50

A variety of flavoursome additions to your meal.
(Charges not applicable on the first set of chutney tray)