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Shahi Maharani offers an unforgettable gastronomical journey through authentic Indian cuisine with live music, admist a décor reminiscent of the royal palaces of India. Feel pampered and serenaded like a real maharani.
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AUTHENTIC NORTH INDIAN CUISINE

Soup-Erb Fare From The Maharani

Mulligatawny
$ 12.00

A tangy spicy lentil soup garnished with rice and chicken

Tamatar aur Simla Mirch Ka Shorba
$ 12.00

Rich garden fresh tomatoes & red peppers blended & spiced delicately to form this soup

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Regal Hor D'oeuvres

Chicken Samosas
$ 12.00

Deep-fried savoury pastry pyramids stuffed with spiced chicken, lamb or vegetables

Keema Samosas
$ 12.00

Deep-fried savoury pastry pyramids stuffed with spiced chicken, lamb or vegetables

Vegetable Samosas
$ 11.00

Deep-fried savoury pastry pyramids stuffed with spiced chicken, lamb or vegetables

Pakoras
$ 9.00

Deep fried gram flour fritters

Mixed Vegetable
$ 10.00
Bhindi Okra
$ 16.00
Aloo Mint Tinka
$ 12.00

Vermicelli crusted potato & mint cutlet

Papdi Chaat
$ 16.00

Indian nachos topped with tomatoes, onions & potatoes and then smothered with yoghurt, mint & tamarind sauce

Onion Bhajis
$ 12.00

Vermicelli crusted potato & mint cutlet

Panipuri
$ 16.00

Also known as 'Gol Gappa', a popular street snack. Round, hollow crispy puris are filled with mashed potato, black gram & crispy boondhi, Mint & lor tamarind flavoured water is then poured into the puffed puris

Dahi Bhalle
$ 12

Deep fried vadas, gram fritters, steeped in beaten yoghurt. Garnished with tamarind sauce

Bharva Mushrooms
$ 16.00

Crispy battered fresh button mushroom stuffed with spiced vegetables

Milli Jhuli Thali
$ 26.00

Vegetarian hor d'oeuvres sampler. A mix of Samosas, Onion Pakoras, Aloo Mint Tinka & Bharva Mushrooms

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From The Shah Jehan's Royal Tandoor

Non-Vegetarian

Tandoori Chicken
$ 48.00

Tender spring chicken marinated in whipped yoghurt into which a variety of spices are deftly added

Murghi Tikka
$ 29.00

Boneless chunks of chicken given a special spicy treatment

Murgh Malai Tikka
$ 34.00

Boneless chunks of chicken steeped in a creamy cheese marinade

Chicken Shaslikh
$ 32.00

Chunks of yoghurt marinated chicken & assorted vegetables skewered & grilled

Seekh Kebab
$ 32.00

Minced lamb subtly spiced, rolled on a skewer, then roasted

Lahsuni Jheenga
$ 38.00

Tiger Prawns carefully marinated with fresh garlic & spices

Sarson Ka Machhli Tikka
$ 34.00

Barramundi fillets marinated with mustard & spices then grilled in the tandoor

Vegetarian

Tandoori Sabziyan
$ 30.00

Vegetables marinated in spices then grilled in the tandoor

Rajma Seekh Kebab
$ 26.00

Grilled kababs made from kidney beans & spices

Makki Ke Kebab
$ 26.00

Kebabs made from corn kernals

Tandoori Paneer
$ 34.00

Squares of cottage cheese & peppers laced with a creamy marinade

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Maharani's Meadow Grazers

Bhuna Gosht
$ 34.00

Tender chunks of mutton cooked together with a myriad of spices, which are pounded together with onion, ginger & tomatoes

Mutton Vindaloo
$ 34.00

Originates from Goa. Cubes of mutton cooked in a hot & spicy sauce

Nalli Gosht
$ 45.00

Slow cooked lamb shanks stewed in a simple gravy redolent of spices & yoghurt.

Rogan Josh
$ 34.00

Tender cubes of mutton simmered & cooked in a delightfully spiced gravy

Badshahi Keema Mattar
$ 32.00

Minced mutton cooked with green peas in an onion-base with selected spices thrown in for flavour

Hyderabadhi Gosht
$ 34.00

A delightful creation - chunks of mutton with black peppercorns, cardamoms & cloves the simmered in fresh yoghurt

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Chicken Reign Supreme

Chicken Vindaloo
$ 32

Originates from Goa - A spicy offering of chicken cooked in a hot chilli sauce with a potato thrown in

Chicken Makhanwala
$ 34

In other words - butter chicken! A superb, traditional North Indian dish. Here, pieces of pre-marinated chicken are cooked in a rich tomato creamy gravy topped with a pat of butter

Chicken Handi
$ 32.00

Boneless chicken cooked in a sauce of yoghurt & dry spices

Murghi Tikka Masala
$ 34.00

Chunks of chicken tikka cooked in a gravy made from onions, blended tomatoes, green peppers, a variety of spices & chillies

Haryali Murghi
$ 32.00

Chunks of chicken simmered in a sauce made from fresh coriander, spinach, lemon juice & various spices

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Royal Seafood Specialities

Bengali Fish Curry
$ 34.00

Fillets of kingfish gently cooked in an onion based sauce flavoured with typical Bengali spices

Fish Amritsari
$ 32.00

Our version of fresh snapper cooked in an onion sauce with fresh coriander & fenugreek

Machli Kolhapuri
$ 32.00

Fillets of fish cooked in a thick gravy flavoured with black peppers, coriander seeds & mustard seeds

Tamatari Machhli
$ 34.00

Barramundi fillets stewed in a light spiced tomato sauce

Jheenga Curry
$ 38.00

Luscious tiger prawns cooked in a traditional onion-based sauce

Prawn Chilly Masala
$ 38.00

Fresh choice prawns prepared in a lip smacking gravy made from onions, tomatoes, green peppers, a blend of spices & fresh chillies. A fiery preparation!

Prawn Korma
$ 38.00

Cashew nuts blended with crushed cottage cheese & special spices are the main ingredients of the sauce in which the prawns are cooked

Goan Prawn Curry
$ 38.00

Prawns cooked in a coconut gravy made with coriander, tomatoes, vinegar and spices.

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Garden Fresh Vegetables From The Royal Fields

Tarka Dhal
$ 22.00

Cooked mixed lentils tempered with onions, garlic & spices. A source of protein for the vegetarian

Dhal Maharani
$ 23.00

Urad Dhal slowly cooked overnight in a creamy blend of kidney beans, onions and spices with a pat of butter. Our special recipe from the plains of Punjab

Saag Aloo
$ 25.00

Potatoes sauted with fenugreek, spinach & spices

Kamal Kakri Kofta
$ 25.00

Lotus stem koftas cooked in and onion & tomato sauce

Paneer Bhurji Mattar
$ 26.00

Minced cottage cheese cooked with green peas & spices

Malai Kofta Curry
$ 28.00

Crushed potatoes, cottage cheese & cream are used to form spheres with a stuffed raisin - topped with a rich creamy sauce made from nuts & cottage cheese

Bhindi Masala
$ 25.00

Tender okra sauted with chopped onions, tomatoes & spices

Baingan Burtha
$ 25.00

Smoky grilled eggplant mashed & cooked dry with spices

Baingan Masala
$ 26.00

Baby eggplants stuffed with dry spices & dolloped with a lipsmacking onion sauce

Shabnam Baig
$ 28.00

Fresh button & shitake mushrooms delicately cooked in a creamy blend of fresh tomatoes & onions

Aloo Gobi
$ 25.00

Garden fresh cauliflower cooked with potatoes

Paneer Makhni
$ 28.00

Lush cubes of cottage cheese cooked in a delicious tomato & butter based sauce

Palak Paneer
$ 28.00

Cubes of wholesome cottage cheese cooked in a creamy spinach sauce. A North Indian favourite!

Kadai Paneer
$ 28.00

Cottage cheese sauted with onions, green peppers & dry spices

Vegetable Jaipuri
$ 25.00

A healthy mix of vegetables sauted with black peppercorns, dried red chillies & other spices. A crunchy preparation!

Kabuli Channa Masala
$ 24.00

A North Indian speciality. Chickpeas cooked in spicy thick onion sauce. Best eaten with Bhaturas (an Indian bread variety)

Aap Ki Pasand
$ 25.00 - $28.00

Vegetable dish of your choice (Subject to availability)

Methi Malai Muttar
$ 26.00

Fenugreek & green peas cooked in fresh cream & fresh Indian spices

Navratan Koram
$ 25.00

Nine types of vegetables stewed in a sauce of cream & cashew nuts

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Indian Royal Bread Winners

Naan
$ 6.00

Indian bread made from plain white flour, milk and eggs which is then flattened and baked in the tandoor. This bread can be prepared plain, topped or stuffed with various ingredients.

Plain Naan
$ 6.00
Garlic Naan
$ 8.00
Butter Naan
$ 8.00
Roomali Roti
$ 7.00

Handkerchief-thin chappati

Stuffed Tandoori Parantha
$ 12.00

Paranthas stuffed with vegetables of your choice

Stuffed Kulcha
$ 12.00

Kulcha stuffed with vegetables of your choice

Lachha Parantha
$ 9.00

A fluffy & flaky Parantha made from plain flour

Cheesy Naan
$ 12.00
Moti Naan
$ 7.00

seasame seed topping

Kashmiri Naan
$ 9.00

dried fruit topping

Tandoori Roti
$ 6.00

Tandoor baked bread made from whole-wheat flour

Tandoori Parantha
$ 9.00

A softer flakier version of tandoori roti due to the rubbing in of clarified butter in the dough

Phudina Parantha
$ 10.00

In other words, a parantha topped & stuffed with ground mint leaves

Bhatura
$ 8.00

Deep-fried, puffed up balloon bread

Assorted Bread Basket
$ 25.00

(Plain & Garlic Naan, Roomali Roti & Tandoori Parantha)

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Fragrant Rice (Proposal For The Queen)

Rice

White Rice
$ 9.00

Special scented basmati rice boiled to perfection

Saffron Rice
$ 11.00

Long grain rice cooked with saffron & special spices

Jeera Rice
$ 10.00
Peas Pillau
$ 11.00

Green peas cooked in Pillau rice spiced with cumin & turmeric

Kashmiri Pillau
$ 18.00

Fruits & nuts adorn this delicious fragrant Pillau

Vegetable Pillau
$ 18.00

Shah Jahani Biryani served with raita

This is a delightful Northern Indian concoction of spiced meat or vegetable & flavoured rice cooked over very low heat. Choose from:

Prawn
$ 35.00
Chicken/Mutton
$ 32.00
Vegetable
$ 26.00

On The Side

Fresh Home-made Yoghurt
$ 6.00
Raitas
$ 8.00

Whipped yoghurt - select your own from boondhi, cucumber or vegetable

Green Salad
$ 8.00
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VEGAN MENU

INDIAN STREET FOOD

Vegetable Samosas
$ 11.00

Deep-fried savoury pastry pyramids stuffed with spiced potatoes & peas

Pakoras
$ 9.00

Gram flour fritters

Mixed Vegetable Pakoras
$ 10.00

Vegetable fritters

Bhindi Pakoras
$ 16.00

Okra fritters

Peppered Pea Cheese Pakoras
$ 26.00

Mint chutney sandwiched between plant-based cheese battered in gram flour and deep fried

Onion Bhajis
$ 12.00

Onion fritters

Papdi Chaat
$ 16.00

Indian nachos topped with tomatoes, onions, potatoes & then smothered with mint & tamarind sauce

Panipuri
$ 16.00

Also known as 'Gol Gappa - round, hollow crispy puris filled with mashed potato, black gram & crispy boondhi. Mint &/or tamarind flavoured water is then poured into the puffed puris

LEGUMES & LENTILS

Tarka Dhal
$ 22.00

Mixed yellow lentils tempered with onions, garlic & spices.

Kabuli Channa Masala
$ 24.00

Chickpeas cooked in a spicy thick onion sauce

INDIAN ROYAL BREAD WINNERS

Lachha Parantha
$ 9.00

Wholewheat parantha bread (oil is used instead of butter)

Pudhina Parantha
$ 10.00

Wholewheat parantha topped with dried mint (oil is used instead of butter)

Tandoori Roti
$ 6.00

Tandoor baked wholewheat bread

DESSERT

Vegan Mango Sorbet
$ 10.00

Prices above are subjected to 10% service charge and prevailing GST

FROM THE TANDOOR

Makki Ke Kebab
$ 26.00

Kebabs made from corn kernals, gram flour and spices

Tandoori Peppered Cheese
$ 34.00

Grilled peppered pea cheese marinated in tandoori masala

CURRIES & MORE

Subzi Sizzler - our house specialty
$ 34.00

Vegetable croquettes coated in a delightfully thick & chunky gravy made from a special blend of spices

Choice of preparation:

Palak Paneer / Kadai Paneer / Paneer Bhurji Muttar / Paneer Tikka Masala / Muttar Paneer

Kamal Kakri Kofta
$ 25.00

Lotus stem koftas cooked in an onion & tomato sauce

Bhindi Masala
$ 25.00

Tender okra sauted with chopped onions, tomatoes & spices

Baingan Burtha
$ 25.00

Smoky grilled eggplant mashed & cooked dry with spices

Vegetable Jaipuri
$ 25.00

A healthy mix of vegetables sauted with black peppercorns, dried red chillies & other spices

Saag Aloo
$ 25.00

Potatoes sauted with fenugreek, spinach & spices

Aloo Gobi
$ 25.00

Garden fresh cauliflowers cooked with potatoes

Vegan Paneer
$ 30.00

Made from yellow pea protein -world's first plant-based paneer by Herbyvore

FRAGRANT RICE (PROPOSAL FOR THE QUEEN)

Basmati White Rice
$ 9.00
Peas Pillau
$ 11.00
Saffron Rice
$ 11.00
Jeera Rice
$ 10.00

Cumin flavoured rice

Kashmiri Pillau
$ 18.00

Pillau adorned with fruit @ nut

Vegetable Pillau
$ 18.00
Shah Jehani Vegetable Biryani
$ 26.00
Prepared without any onion or garlic

JAIN MENU

Dahi Bhalle
$ 12.00

Deep fried vadas, steeped in beaten yoghurt. Garnished with tamarind sauce

Bhindi Pakoras
$ 16.00

Deep fried gram flour okra fritters

Tandoori Broccoli
$ 24.00

Broccoli marinated in spices then grilled in the tandoor

Tandoori Paneer
$ 34.00

Squares of cottage cheese of peppers laced with a creamy marinade

Palak Paneer
$ 28.00

Cubes of wholesome cottage cheese cooked in a creamy spinach sauce

Dhal Palak
$ 22.00

Tempered yellow lentils cooked with spinach leaves

Paneer Bhurji Muttar
$ 26.00

Minced cottage cheese cooked with green peas & spices

Vegetable Jaipuri
$ 25.00

A healthy mix of vegetables sautéd with black peppercorns, dried red chillies ef other spices. A crunchy preparation!

Bhindi Masala
$ 25.00

Tender okra sautéd with tomatoes ef spices

Gobi Muttar
$ 25.00

Cauliflower cooked with peas

Tarka Dhal
$ 22.00

Cooked mixed lentils tempered with spices