This very popular delicacy in South India is made by mincing parota (a layered flatbread made from plain flour), egg, meat and salna, a spicy sauce. The dish is finely handcrafted by mixing and mincing the ingredients with a heavy iron spatula. Served with salna and raitha. A must try Café Chennai special!
Mama’s homemade replacement for sure! Yellow dal cooked with onion, tomato and flavored with generous amount of tempered spices and ghee.
Chettinad Chickpea Curry
Soft and tender boiled chickpeas cooked with spices, fresh herbs and finished with an onion and tomato curry sauce and coconut cream.
Saag Channa Masala
An Indian classic dish of spiced spinach and chickpea.
Vendakai Puzhli Kolambu (Tangy Okra Curry)
Baby okras pan fried and cooked with onion, tomatoes and selected ground spices. Finally infused with tamarind and coconut milk. For sure it excites the taste buds!
Eggplant and Potato Curry
Aubergines and potatoes pan fried first, cooked with selected spices and herbs and finished with coconut cream.
Paneer Butter Masala
Homemade Indian cottage cheese in a delicious smooth creamy korma sauce of tomatoes, onion and nut cream.
A classic velvety Indian dish of cooked spinach studded with cubes of fried paneer. Thickened with cream or coconut milk.
Kerala Mixed Veg Korma
Garden vegetables is cooked in a flavorful paste of ground coconut, chilies, curry leaves and also completed with a dash of coconut cream.
Spinach Veg Curry
A selected mix of vegetables cooked in a sauce of mashed baby spinach and tempered with mustard and curry leaves.
Mushroom Mutter Korma
Mushroom and garden peas sautéed and cooked with onion, tomato and spices and finished with coconut or milk cream.
Button mushroom cooked with spices and simmered with spinach gravy. Thickened with cream or coconut milk.
Vegetables cooked in a hot and spicy vindaloo sauce.
Biryani is a Persian origin dish which made its way to India during the Mogul dynasty as a Royal dish. The present day Indian Biryani has Indian influence too. It is made by infusing the rich flavors of spices such as cardamom, bay leaves, cloves, star aniseed, etc to the aromatic Basmati rice along with either vegetables or meat and some fresh herbs. Served with cucumber carrot raitha.
Aromatic steamed basmati rice.
Basmati rice cooked with turmeric and royal spices.
Dive into this irrisistibly sweet, syrupy dessert after a spectacular Indian feast.
Kesari bhat is a sweet Indian food that is popular throughout the country. The classical ingredients used for its preparation are semolina, sugar, ghee, water and milk.
Payasam is a rice pudding from the cuisine of the Indian Subcontinent, made by boiling rice, broken wheat, tapioca, or vermicelli with milk and sugar; it is flavoured with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashews, pistachios or almonds
Kulfi (Seasonal Flavours)
Is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian Subcontinent. It is often described as "traditional Indian ice cream".
Good to Know
All dishes may contain traces of the following allergens: Wheat; Gluten; Peanuts; Nuts; Sesame Seeds; Celery; Soybeans; Milk; Eggs; Mustard; Lupin; Pork; Mollusc; Crustaceans; Fish; Sulphur Dioxide or Alcohol. Please note that if you are pregnant you may need to take caution when consuming any of the above dishes. For any questions regarding the allergen contents of specific dishes please contact the restaurant directly.
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