Aloo Tikki with Chai Tea

Appetizers

Papadi Chat  $6

Chickpeas, minced potatoes, crispy fritters, and yogurt sprinkled with a dash of black Indian salt and served chilled.

 

Keema Samosa (2)  $6

Delicate pastries stuffed with subtly spiced minced beef, fried and served a flaky golden brown.

 

Chicken Pakora  $6

Tender boneless chicken bites marinated and lightly battered, fried and served as crispy, golden fritters. 

 

Veg. Pakora  $4

Assorted fresh vegetables lightly battered, fried and served as crispy, golden fritters. 

 

Paneer Pakora  $7

House-made cheese curds delicately spiced, lightly battered, fried and served as crispy, golden fritters.

 

Aloo Tikki  $4

Fresh, minced potatoes are seasoned with our light spice blend, deep-fried and served as golden-brown potato cakes.

Fish Amritsari  $7

Tilapia tossed in Punjabi masala and spiced breading, fried and served crispy, golden-hot.

 

Assorted Veg. Platter  $7

A generous sampling of house vegetarian appetizers.

 

Papardamn  $3 

A light, crispy snack made from gently spiced lentil flour.

 

Mixed Platter  $7

A generous sampling of house meat-and-cheese appetizers, including Chicken Pakoras and Paneer Pakoras. 

 

Chicken Dippers  $6

Savory chicken bites are lightly fried, served with house sauces.

 

Veg. Samosa (2)  $7 

Stuffed with green peas and mildly spiced potatoes, fried and served a flaky golden brown.

Note: Gluten-free and Vegan option available.

Soups

Tomato Soup    $4

Our house tomato  soup is lightly  seasoned to bring out the full flavor of the rich, creamy tomato broth.

Dal Soup    $4

This rustic, hearty lentil soup is seasoned with our delicious, mild blend of spices and served piping hot.

Salads

House Salad    $6

A mix of fresh greens are tossed with a delicate blend of herbs and lemon and served chilled. 

 

 

 

Side Dishes

Tomatoes and Onions    $3

Red-ripe tomatoes mixed with crisp, fresh onions and lightly seasoned to bring out the best of both vegetables. 

 

Raita    $4

Creamy yogurt blended with tangy herbs and spices, minced potatoes, fresh cucumbers and tomatoes. 

 

Plain Yogurt    $3

Creamy, plain yogurt makes a cool sauce to accompany our main dishes, appetizers and soups. 

Hot Pickles    $4

A tangy garnish to add a crisp, spicy kick to our main dishes, appetizers, and soups. 

 

Sweet Mango Chutney    $4

A sweet, delicate garnish to balance the spice of curries or add a cool note to tandoori dishes. 

Breads

An array of Punjabi-style flatbreads to complement every dish. 

 

Tandoori Roti    $3

Rustic, whole-wheat flatbread baked fresh daily in Aab India’s tandoor oven.

 

Plain Paratha    $4

Aab India’s tasty whole-wheat dough is folded into layers, baked, and served warm. 

 

Aloo Paratha    $4

House-made whole wheat dough filled with lightly seasoned mashed potatoes, folded into layers and baked. 

Poori     $4

Our house-made whole-wheat dough is lightly fried until puffy and golden brown. 

 

Bhatura    $3

Fluffy, leavened bread kneaded into layers, deep-fried and served golden brown. 

 

Aloo Bhatura    $5

Fluffy, leavened bread stuffed with mildly spiced mashed potatoes, deep-fried and served golden brown. 

 

Paneer Bhatura    $5

Fluffy, leavened bread filled with our house-made cheese curds, deep-fried and served golden brown. 

Nan-a-Tandoori Bread

No meal is complete without this traditional Indian-style bread. Baked in our tandoori oven, our nan menu features a variety of Singh Family recipes. 

 

Nan    $3

House-made, leavened flatbread is baked in our tandoori oven, served soft and golden brown. 

 

Onion Nan    $4

House-made nan with mild onions baked in our tandoori oven served soft and golden brown. 

 

Garlic Nan    $5

House-made nan with fresh garlic baked in our tandoori oven served soft and golden brown.

 

Chicken Nan    $4

House-made nan stuffed with lightly seasoned chicken, baked and served soft and golden brown.

 

Aloo Nan    $4

House-made nan stuffed with spiced mashed potatoes, baked and served soft and golden brown. 

 

Chef’s Special    $5

House-made nan stuffed with chicken, spiced mashed potatoes, mild onions and cheese curds baked in our tandoori oven.

 

Paneer Nan    $6

House-made nan generously filled with cheese curds, baked and served soft and golden brown. 

 

Keema Nan    $4

House-made nan baked with subtle spices and stuffed with minced beef.

Tandoori Specialties

Traditional Punjabi roasted meats and vegetarian dishes baked in Aab India’s special clay tandoor.

Shrimp Tandoori  $22

Fresh jumbo shrimp marinated in spiced yogurt blended with fresh herbs and barbecued on skewers.

 

Lamb Chops  $24

Meaty lamb chops marinated in a special Aab masala and roasted to perfection in the tandoor.

 

Malai Tikka  $18

Tenderized chicken seasoned with mouth-watering cardamom, garlic, ginger masala, grilled fresh and served hot.

Chicken Tikka     $17

Tender chicken marinated in yogurt blended with mild spices and fresh herbs then baked on skewers.

Fish Tikka  $18

Authentic Punjabi-style bites of fish delicately seasoned and broiled in Aab India’s tandoor.

 

Paneer Tikka  $16

A rich, vegetarian alternative, this tikka pairs house-made paneer cheese cubes marinated in Tandoori masala with fresh grilled vegetables.

 

Chicken Tandoori  $16

A lean, halved-chicken marinated in yogurt with mild spices and fresh herbs then barbecued.

 

Seekah Kabab  $18

This savory tandoori dish of seasoned, minced chicken or lamb skewered and baked in Aab India’s clay oven.

Rice Specialty Dishes

Vegetable Biryani  $16

Long-grain basmati rice layered with fresh vegetables, toasted nuts, and plump raisins, steam-cooked with aromatic spices.

 

Chicken Biryani  $16

Long-grain basmati rice layered with tender chicken, toasted nuts and fresh green peas, steam-cooked with spices. 

Lamb Biryani  $18

Basmati rice layered with tender lamb, toasted nuts and fresh green peas, steam-cooked with spices. 

 

Shrimp Biryani  $20

Basmati rice steam-cooked with delicate spices and jumbo shrimp tossed with toasted nuts and raisins. 

 

Rice  $4

Vegetarian Specialties

Nav Rattan Korma  $15

Mixed vegetables, buttery cashews, toasted nuts, and plump raisins stewed in a mild sauce.

 

Mixed Vegetables  $14

A variety of seasonal vegetables gently stewed and served in a spicy, delicate curry sauce.

 

Paneer Makhanni  $16

House-made cheese simmered in tomato-based makhanni gravy with toasted nuts and raisins.

 

Paneer Jalfrezi  $15

House-made cheese curds prepared Jalfrezi style with green peppers, onions and hearty potatoes then stewed.

 

Mater Paneer  $14

House-made cheese curds stewed with green peas and mild spices and served in a rich sauce.

 

Saag Paneer  $16

House-made paneer cooked in a hearty cream-based spinach sauce with mild seasoning. 

 

Dal Makhani  $14

Our buttery lentils made from creamed legumes prepared in a rich butter sauce with a hint of spice.

 

Aloo Choley  $13

Made with chickpeas and hearty potato bites stewed in a rustic spiced gravy. 

 

Aloo Saag  $14

This creamy, mildly seasoned spinach sauce filled with tender sliced potatoes.

 

Aloo Mater  $13

A blend of fresh green peas and tender sliced potatoes combined with aromatic spices.

Aloo Vindaloo  $13  

Tender sliced potatoes slow-cooked in a spicy sauce with a savory touch of vinegar. 

Malai Kofta  $16

Seasoned vegetables minced and shaped into kabob balls, fried and served in onion and tomato sauce with toasted nuts and raisins. 

Bhartha  $15

Our roasted eggplant is slow-cooked with fresh mixed vegetables in mild spices until tender.

 

Vegetable Jalfrezi  $14

Seasoned vegetables marinated and fried with green peppers, onions and tomatoes then stewed in a medium to the hot-spicy curry. 

 

Aloo Gobi  $14  

Cauliflower and sliced potatoes dry-seasoned with turmeric, garlic and a blend of spices.

 

Mushroom Mater  $13 

Hearty mushrooms sautéed with plump green peas then stewed in a tomato-based sauce.  

 

Saag Choley  $15

Chickpeas served North Indian-style with tender, cooked spinach in a creamy tomato sauce.

 

Saag Mushroom  $14

Tender mushrooms cooked North Indian-style with tender, cooked spinach in a creamy sauce. 

 

Saag Kofta  $15

Seasoned vegetables minced and shaped into kabob balls, fried and served with cooked spinach in a mild sauce.

 

Bhartha Mushroom  $15

Our roasted eggplant is slow-cooked with fresh mushrooms in light, mild spices until tender. 

 

Bhindi Masala  $14 

Traditional Punjabi preparation of tender okra simmered with onions and a mild spice blend.

Chicken Specialties

Fresh, lean, boneless chicken served in a variety of traditional preparations. All dishes can be ordered at different spice levels: Mild, Regular, Medium, Medium Hot, Hot or Extreme Hot. Served with rice.

Chicken Shahi Korma  $16

Succulent chicken and house-made cheese curds simmered in a rich curry with toasted nuts and raisins.

 

Special Chicken Tikka Masala  $18

A special version of our popular slow-cooked chicken simmered with crisp bell peppers and onions in a buttery sauce. 

 

Chicken Jalfrezi  $16

Chicken prepared with bell peppers, onions and red-ripe tomatoes, stewed in a medium- to the hot-spicy curry. 

 

Chicken Vindaloo  $16

Boneless chicken slow-cooked with tender sliced potatoes in a hot spicy sauce with a savory touch of vinegar. 

 

Chicken Makhani  $16

Marinated chicken simmered in a buttery sauce with a hint of spice, smothered in onions and tomatoes with nuts and raisins.

 

Chicken Ajwain  $15

Shredded chicken with hearty green peppers and red-ripe tomatoes seasoned with a distinctive Caraway spice blend.

 

Chicken Curry  $16

Boneless chicken slow-cooked in a thick, complex sauce and garnished with fragrant cilantro.

 

Chicken Tikka Masala  $18

Shredded chicken slow-cooked with our house blend spices in creamy tomato sauce. 

Chicken Saag  $16

Tender chicken cooked in a hearty spinach cream sauce with mild spices in an earthy stew.

 

Chicken Dal  $16

Roast chicken blended with creamed lentils and prepared with a buttery sauce and a hint of spice. 

 

Chicken Mater  $16 

A simple North Indian dish of boneless chicken and fresh green peas seasoned with mild spices.

 

Chili Chicken  $16

A fiery dish of tender chicken spiced with hot chili sauce and served with rice.

 

Chicken Mushroom  $16

Succulent roasted chicken pieces prepared with fresh mushrooms.

 

Chicken Tikka Saag  $16

Tender chicken blended with hearty spinach, tomatoes and a creamy, mildly seasoned sauce. 

 

Sabaz Chicken  $16

Chicken cooked with fresh vegetables in our curry sauce.

 

Tikka Bhartha  $16

Succulent bites of chicken blended with roasted eggplant and slow-cooked in mild spices until tender. 

 

Chicken Choley  $16

Hearty chickpeas served in a rich North Indian chicken curry with aromatic spices and a bold flavor. 

Lamb/Goat Specialties

Lamb Curry  $16 

Delicate cuts of lamb simmered in a thick, rich curry sauce. A bold, distinctive dish served with rice. 

 

Lamb Do Piaza  $16

Delicate cuts of lamb smothered in red-ripe tomatoes, crisp onions and peppers, then seasoned with Punjabi spices.

Lamb Korma  $17

Tender lamb slow-cooked in a mildly spiced cream sauce, accented with buttery cashews and plump raisins.

Lamb Saag  $17

Delicate bites of lamb cooked North Indian-style in our hearty spinach and cream sauce with mild spices.

Lamb Mushroom  $17

Succulent roast lamb prepared with fresh mushrooms.

Lamb Vindaloo  $16

Tender lamb slow-cooked with tender sliced potatoes in a hot-spicy sauce with a savory touch of vinegar. 

 

Lamb Rogan Josh  $18

Tender lamb simmered in a ripe, red tomato sauce with a touch of creamy yogurt. 

 

Lamb Punjabi  $16

Tender bites of lamb sautéed with seasonal mixed vegetables and aromatic spices.

 

Lamb Jalfrezi  $16

Lamb prepared Jalfrezi style with bell peppers, onions, and red-ripe tomatoes, stewed in a medium to the hot curry. 

Shrimp/Fish Specialties

Traditional Curry  $18

Choose fresh shrimp or delicate fish simmered in a thick, rich curry sauce.

Bhuna  $17 

Choose fresh shrimp or fish smothered in sautéed onions, peppers and tomatoes and seasoned with ginger and garlic.

 

Masala  $18

Choose fresh shrimp or fish marinated in yogurt then skewered and pan-fried with hearty tomatoes, curry and cream.

 

Saag  $16

Choose fresh shrimp or fish cooked North Indian-style in our hearty spinach, cream sauce and mild spices

Vindaloo  $18

Choose fresh shrimp or fish simmered with tender sliced potatoes in a hot-spicy sauce with a touch of vinegar.

Dinner Specials

These specialties represent the best of the Aab India.
Please allow a little extra time for preparation. The only substitution is your choice of bread for extra $2. 

Vegetarian Thal (Dine-in only)  $18

Traditional Indian meal with aloo tikki, choley, mater paneer, dal, nan, raita, rice and dessert topped with papardamm served on a silver platter.

 

Aab India Special (Dine-in only)  $19

Aloo tikki and pakora, chicken tandoori, lamb curry, dal, mater paneer, nan, rice and dessert served on a silver platter.

Lamb Choley  $17

Delicate lamb and chickpeas simmered in North Indian spices. A rich, flavorful dish served with fried Bhatura bread and rice.

Lamb and Shrimp Curry  $19

Mildly seasoned shrimp and delicate bites of lamb simmered in a rich curry sauce. Served with Nan and rice. 

Scallop Masala  $20 

Sea scallops prepared in a traditional Punjabi style, simmered in a creamy, tomato-based sauce. Served with rice.

Keema Mater  $15

Mildly spiced minced beef blended with fresh green peas and seasoned with coriander and ginger. Served with rice.

Desserts

 

Ras Malai  $5

Our flaky, house-made cheese pastry served in a dollop of sweet cream and sprinkled with cold pistachios. 

 

Gulab Jamun $5

Two delectable house-made cheese globes, deep-fried and served warm in a bath of honey syrup.

 

Kheer  $5

This traditional Indian style rice pudding is served cool and sprinkled with pistachios. 

 

Kulfi  $4

A dense, creamy Indian-style ice cream flavored with pistachios and a touch of rose water.

 

Gajar Halwa  $6

A popular Diwali and Holi dessert of grated carrots, condensed milk, and butter, cooked and garnished with pistachios.

Beverages

 

Lassi  $5

A refreshing blend of yogurt sweetened with rose water or salted with crushed cumin seeds and mint.

 

Mango Lassi  $5

Sweet, ripe mangoes blended with a touch of rose water and fresh house-made yogurt in a tropical smoothie.

 

Aam Ras  $4

Chilled sweet mango juice.

 

Mango Milk Shake  $5

Sweet, ripe mangoes blended with milk and ice cream. 

 

Iced Tea  $2
Soft Drinks  $3
Milk  $2

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