Our Menu



soups

Tomato & Cilantro 4.99

Cooked tomatoes pureed with fresh cilantro-mildly spiced, served with a dollop of cream.


Hot & Sour Veg/Chicken (Add $1 for Chicken) 3.99

Spicy and tangy soup from the Szechuan and Beijing region with an Indian twist


Sambar 4.99

Lightly spiced and tangy lentil and vegetable soup


Rasam 3.99

Traditional South Indian style sour and spicy soup

salads

Garbanzo Salad 5.99

A healthy salad with Garbanzo beans, cucumber,
tomatoes, onions in a mint cilantro yogurt dressing topped with fried crunchy pappad


Chicken Tikka Salad 6.99

Tandoor oven cooked boneless chicken marinated in a spiced yogurt
and tossed in Romaine Lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes


Vegetarian

Idli (3 pieces) $5.99

Steamed rice patties served with chutneys and sambar


Vegetable Samosa(2 pieces) $4.99

Potato and Peas in a savory crisp pastry served with Mint and Sweet Chutneys


Cauliflower Manchurian $9.99

Batter fried Cauliflower florets tossed in a delectable Manchurian sauce


Vegetable Pakora$ 5.99

Fresh vegetables dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried - Served with mint chutney


Vegetable Cutlet (2 pieces) $4.99

Bread coated Vegetables with mild spices – Deep Fried


Veg. Spring Roll (5 pieces) $5.99

Deep Fried Vegetable rolls served with Garlic sauce


Paneer Pakora (5 pieces) $6.49

Homemade cottage cheese sticks coated in mildly spiced
carrom seeds and chick pea flour and deep fried, Served with mint chutney


Non-Vegetarian

Chicken 65 $9.99

Boneless chicken marinated in special blend of southern spices and deep fried


Lamb Samosa(3 pieces) $6.99

Ground lamb in savory crisp pastry served with Mint and Sweet Chutneys


Masala fried Shrimp / Fish $9.99

Fish marinated in Chef special spices and fried – Choice of Spicy or Non-spicy

Egg pakora (4 halves) $4.99

Boiled egg deep fried in mildly spiced chick pea batter


Tandoor Appetizers

All items cooked in special clay Tandoor Oven

Tandoori Chicken $9.99

Tender chicken marinated in select herbs and spices


Chicken Tikka $9.99

Boneless chicken breast pieces marinated in yogurt and flavorful spices


Chicken Malai Kebab $9.99

Boneless white chicken meat marinated in cream and cheese - MILD


Tandoori Sizzlers

All items cooked in special clay Tandoor Oven

Paneer Tikka 11.99

Succulent Paneer marinated in a tantalizing tandoori masala and grilled to perfection


Chicken Tandoori 13.99

Chicken marinated in yogurt, lemon juice, and traditional Indian blend of spices


Chicken Tikka 13.99

Chicken marinated in yogurt and traditional Indian spices


Shrimp Tandoori 15.99

Shrimp marinated in yogurt, lemon juice, and traditional Indian blend of spices


Sheek Kebab 14.99

Ground lamb seasoned with fresh mint, onions, cilantro, ginger, and green chili paste


Chicken Malai Kebab 13.99

Chicken marinated in yogurt and traditional Indian spices


Chicken Combo - Tikka, Tandoori, Malai Kebab 14.99

Combination of our favorite flavors of marinated chicken


Sampler: Shrimp, Chicken Tikka, Sheek Kebab, Malai Kebab 14.99

Combination to savor all our tandoor offerings


Dosa

Rice and lentil crepes served with Sambar and Chutneys $9.99

Choice of topping/filling $1

Masala, Onion & Chili, Butter, Spicy Mysore Masala


Kal Dosa $9.99

2 pieces of soft and tender crepes served with choice of Korma, Sambar and Chutneys
Substitute Veg Korma for Chicken or Lamb Korma $1 extra


Rava Dosa $9.99

Thin and crispy crepes made from cream of wheat and rice flour, mildly spiced
Add Onion $1.00       Add Masala $1.00


Egg Dosa $10.99

Rice and lentil crepes topped with fried eggs, onion, chilies and tomatoes -mildly spiced


Uthappam $10.99

Rice and lentil pancakes – choice of toppings - onion, chilies, mushrooms, tomatoes, carrot, peas

Indo-Chinese Specialities

Chicken Manchurian $12.99

Batter fried chicken with Manchurian sauce


Chilli chicken$ 12.99

Chicken with Red and Green Bell Peppers with Green onions


Chilli Paneer $12.99

Chicken with Red and Green Bell Peppers with Green onions


Shrimp manchurian $13.99

Batter fried shrimp with Manchurian sauce


Fried Rice $13.99/12.99/11.99/11.99

Basmati Rice stir fried with Shrimp/Egg and chicken/Egg/Vegetable and mixed with sauce


Hakka Noodles $13.99/12.99/11.99/11.99

Basmati Rice stir fried with Shrimp / Chicken & Egg / Egg / Vegetable

Vegetarian Entrees  $11.99

All Entrees served with choice of White Rice or Plain/Butter Naan Any other choice of Rice or Naan will be charged extra

Saag Paneer

Indian Cottage cheese cooked in a flavorful creamy spinach gravy


Paneer Tikka Masala

Ingredients marinated & barbecued in Tandoor oven, then cooked in a creamy tomato sauce


Mattar Paneer

Peas and chunks of cottage cheese cooked in a flavorful creamy tomato and onion gravy sauce


Jalfrezi

Medley of vegetables cooked in a flavorful tomato and onion gravy sauce


Kadai

Cottage cheese cooked with onion and bell pepper in tomato gravy


Curry

Vegetables simmered in a coconut milk based onion, tomato gravy


Dhakshini Korma

Ingredients in a delicate blend of spices and simmered in a creamy coconut sauce


Kashmiri Korma

From the region of Kashmir, choice ingredients in a vivacious blend of spices in a creamy tomato sauce


Veg. Mughlai

Inspired by the Royal Mughal kitchens. Ingredients cooked in flavorful exotic spices in a rich creamy sauce


Aloo Mattar (Potato-Green Peas)

Potato and green peas cooked in a medium flavorful creamy sauce


Kadai Bhindi

Okra cooked in an onion and tomato gravy


Chettinaad Kara Kozhambu(Options – Okra or Egg Plant)

Original South Indian recipe. Cooked in a special tamarind base sauce and loaded with spices


Chana Masaledhar

Popular Punjabi dish - Chick peas (Garbanzo), Cooked in onion and tomato gravy


Aloo Gobi

Classic Punjabi dish of Potatoes and Cauliflower florets cooked in medium hot & spicy sauce


Malai Kofta

A delectable North Indian dish. Deep fried Potato and Cottage cheese dumplings in a creamy mildly spiced sauce


Dhakshini Veg Masala

Choice of Potato, Cauliflower or Egg Plant in chef’s special sauce


Dhal - Tadka, Fry, Palak, or Adhraki(Ginger)

Lightly spiced boiled Lentils in the style chosen above


Chicken Entrees  12.99

All Entrees served with choice of White Rice or Plain/Butter Naan Any other choice of Rice or Naan will be charged extra

Jalfrezi

Medley of your ingredients cooked in a flavorful tomato and onion gravy sauce


Kadai

Cooked with onion and bell pepper in tomato gravy


Curry

Ingredients simmered in a coconut milk based onion, tomato gravy


Vindaloo

Chicken cooked with potatoes & onion in a fiery vinegar flavored sauce to give a sharp full bodied flavor


Dhakshini Korma

Ingredients in a delicate blend of spices and simmered in a creamy coconut sauce


Mughlai

Inspired by the Royal Mughal kitchens. Cooked in flavorful exotic spices in a rich creamy sauce


Tikka Masala

The perfect recipe to hit your taste buds, rumored to have originated in the UK. Ingredients marinated & barbecued in Tandoor oven, then cooked in a creamy tomato sauce


Palak

Cooked in a creamy spinach onion sauce


Chicken ’65 Masala

Authentic South Indian dish originating in Chennai. Spicy, flavorful dish in a red sauce


Chettinaad Chicken Kozhambu

Original South Indian recipe. Cooked in a special tamarind base sauce and loaded with spices


Chettinaad Pepper Chicken

Marinated with traditional Chettinaad masala and tossed with black pepper


Sea food Entrees  14.99

All Entrees served with choice of White Rice or Plain/Butter Naan

Dhakshini Grilled fish

King Fish or Tilapia marinated in spices and grilled to perfection. Served Mild or Spicy


Special Fish Curry

King Fish or Tilapia cooked in Authentic chettinaad spices


Dhakshini Fish Masala

King Fish or Tilapia cooked in special Dhakshin sauce


Goan Fish Curry

King Fish or Tilapia cooked in special coconut sauce


Shrimp Curry / Shrimp ’65 Masala / Kadai Shrimp

Shrimp cooked in your choice of sauce


Lamb Entrees  13.99

All Entrees served with choice of White Rice or Plain/Butter Naan Any other choice of Rice or Naan will be charged extra Substitute Lamb for Goat $1 extra

Jalfrezi

Lamb with vegetables cooked in a flavorful tomato and onion gravy sauce


Kadai

Cooked in onion and bell pepper in tomato gravy


Curry

Ingredients simmered in a coconut milk based onion, tomato gravy


Vindaloo

Lamb cooked with potatoes & onion in a fiery vinegar flavored sauce to give a sharp full bodied flavor


Korma

Ingredients in a delicate blend of spices and simmered in a creamy coconut sauce


Mughlai

Inspired by the Royal Mughal kitchens. Ingredients cooked in flavorful exotic spices in a rich creamy sauce


Palak

Lamb cooked in a creamy spinach onion sauce


Kheema Mattar (Green Peas)

Minced Lamb and green peas cooked in a medium flavorful creamy sauce


Lamb Varuval

Lamb cooked in special Chettinaad Spices


Rice

Briyani

Vegetable:9.99 Chicken: 12.99 Lamb: 13.99 Goat:14.99 Shrimp: 14.99 Egg: 10.99

Delicately spiced basmati rice cooked with saffron and nuts and your choice of
Ingredient (Boneless Lamb and chicken)


Veg Pulav$8.99

Basmati Rice cooked with garden fresh vegetables, Raisins and Nuts


Pulav Rice $5.99

Basmati Rice cooked with garden fresh vegetables, Raisins and Nuts


White Rice $2.99

Steamed White Basmati Rice


Unique Entrees

Vegetarian $14.99

Sampler platter of vegetarian curries served with White Rice and Naan


Non-Vegetarian $16.99

Sampler platter of vegetarian curries, and lamb/chicken curries served with White Rice and Naan


Breads

Naan

Plain: 1.99 Butter: 2.29 Garlic: 2.99 Bullet: 2.99 Kashmiri: 3.99 Kheema: 4.49

Leavened white flour tandoori bread coated with butter.
Bullet - chillies & Cilantro topping
Kashmiri – Raisin, Nuts Topping
Kheema – Stuffed with minced lamb

Tandoori Roti $2.29

Whole wheat baked bread


Onion Kulcha $3.99

Nan layered with chopped onions


Plain Paratha $2.99

Whole wheat layered bread cooked on a skillet


Aloo Paratha $4.99

Whole wheat bread layered with potatoes & onions cooked on a skillet


Paneer Kulcha $3.99

Whole wheat layered bread layered with Cottage cheese


Chappati $1.99

Whole wheat light bread cooked on skillet


Chana Bhatura $ 13.99

Whole wheat layered bread layered with lamb with Deep fried puffed bread served with chana masala


Aloo Poori $9.99

Whole wheat layered bread layered with lamb with
Deep fried whole wheat puffed bread served with masala potatoes and onions


Desserts

Carrot Halwa$2.99

Grated carrot pudding with pistachio nuts and reduced milk


Orange Kulfi$ 3.99

Real Oranges filled with Kulfi


Mango Kulfi $3.99

Mango flavored home made Indian style Ice Cream


Plain Kulfi$ 3.99

Cardomom flavored home made Indian style Ice Cream


Gulab Jamun$ 2.99

Cream cheese balls made with dry milk and dipped in sugar syrup and rose water


Rasa Malai $3.49

Soft cottage cheese balls immersed in chilled creamy milk


Rice Kheer$ 3.49

Rice cooked in chilled creamy milk


Soft Drinks

Lassi $3.99


Sodas $1.99





Chai / Coffee $ 2.99


Contact us

832-237-8811, 832-237-8822

Dhakshin Indian Cuisine
19752 SH 249
Houston TX 77070
Email :account.dhakshinindiancuisine@gmail.com