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Essence of India 1105 Apalachee Pkwy, Tallahassee, FL, 32301
Indian
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Appetizing Appetizers
     
Cheese Pakora

Chicken pieces marinated in ginger, garlic, spices, and batter fried
$5.99   Masala Papadum

Lentil cracker wafer with chopped tomatoes
$3.95   Onion Bhaji

Sliced onion dipped in light spicy batter and deep fried
$3.95  
Alu Tikki (2 pc)

Mashed, breaded potatoes cooked with mouth-watering spices
$3.95   Chicken Pakora

Tender pieces of chicken, marinated in ginger, garlic, spices, and deep fried
$5.99   Madras Fried Shrimp

Shrimp stir-fried with onion, bell peppers in tomato sauce
$7.99  
Mixed Appetizer Platter

Delicious combination of samosa, vegetable, cheese and chicken pakora, papadum, onion bhaji
$8.99   Mixed Vegetable Pakora

Crispy light fritters made of potato, onions and spinach dipped in a split gram batter and deep fried
$3.95   Papadum (2 pc)

Lentil cracker wafer
$2.00  
Vegetable Samosa (2 pc)

Seasoned peas and potatoes in a crispy pastry shell
$3.95  
Freshly Baked Indian Breads
     
Cheese Naan

Leavened bread stuffed with cheese, cilantro and fresh herbs, baked in clay oven
$4.95   Garlic & Cheese Naan

Leavened bread stuffed with cheese, garlic, cilantro and fresh herbs, baked in clay oven
$5.95   Garlic Naan

Naan stuffed with fresh chopped garlic baked in clay oven.
$3.95  
Pashwari Naan

Leavened bread stuffed with grated nuts and raisins, baked in clay oven.
$4.95   Sesame Naan

Leavened bread made with sesame seeds baked in a clay oven
$4.95   Aloo Naan

Leavened flour bread, stuffed with potatoes, peas and fresh herbs and baked in clay oven.
$3.95  
Aloo Paratha

Layered whole wheat bread stuffed with mildly spiced potatoes.
$3.95   Chapati

Thin leavened whole wheat bread.
$1.95   Chilli Naan

Green chilli, cilantro, buttered, and baked in clay oven.
$3.95  
Keema Naan

Minced chicken keema with herbs and spices.
$4.95   Naan

Light and fluffy authentic Indian bread baked in clay oven.
$1.95   Onion Kulcha

Leavened flour bread, stuffed with onion and cilantro and baked in clay oven.
$3.95  
Plain Paratha

Lightly buttered unleavened whole wheat bread.
$2.95   Tandoori Roti

Whole wheat flour bread baked in tandoor.
$1.95  
Soups
     
Mulligatawny soup

lentils cooked in a rich chicken broth flavored with curry leaves and lemons
$3.95   Lentil Soup

Lentils seasoned with herbs and spices
$3.95   Vegetable Soup

Tomato based, vegetable soup
$3.95  
Lunch Specials (soup is not included)
     
Aloo Chole (Lunch)

Potatoes and chickpeas with spice flavor curry sauce.
$8.99   Aloo Mater Tamatar (Lunch)

Potatoes, green peas and tomatoes with spice flavor curry sauce.
$8.99   Beef Curry (Lunch)

Chunks of beef cooke din curry sauce with herbs and spices.
$8.99  
Butter Chicken (Lunch

Boneless Tandoori chicken cooked in fresh creamy tomato sauce with fresh ground spices.
$8.99   Chicken Curry (Lunch

Boneless pieces of chicken, cooked in spice flavor curry sauce.
$8.99   Chicken Saagwala (Lunch)

Chicken cooked with spinach, herbs, and spices.
$8.99  
Chicken Tandoori (Lunch)

Chicken marinated in yogurt, garlic, vinegar and spice.
$8.99   Dal Makhni (Lunch)

Creamed black lentils, delicately seasoned with fresh ground spices.
$8.99   Fish Curry (Lunch)

Fish seasoned with herbs and spices simmered in curry sauce.
$8.99  
Fish Makhani (Lunch)

Boneless fish cooked in fresh creamy tomato sauce with fresh ground spices.
$8.99   Lamb Curry (Lunch)

Lamb cubes with sipce flavor curry sauce.
$8.99   Mattar Paneer (Lunch)

Savory fresh homemade cheese cubes prepared with green peas, herbs, and spices.
$8.99  
Mixed Vegetable Curry (Lunch)

Garden fresh vegetables in rich curry sauces.
$8.99   Palak Paneer (Lunch)

Fresh homemade cheese cubes, cooked with spinach, herbs, and spices.
$8.99   Palak Tofu (Lunch)

Tofu cooked with wholesome spinach, herbs, and spices.
$8.99  
Paneer Makhani (Lunch)

Delicious homemade cheese cubes cooked in savory tomato sauce.
$8.99   Tofu Makhani (Lunch)

Tofu simmered with indulgent tomato curry sauce.
$8.99   Tofu Mattar (Lunch)

Tofu cooked with fresh peas in a classic curry sauce.
$8.99  
Vegetable Makhanwala (Lunch)

Healthy garden fresh vegetables cooked in a rich tomato sauce.
$8.99  
Dinner Specials
     
Dinner for Two
Available only between
5:00 PM and 10:00 PM.
To order this item please make sure your delivery time is within the available hours

Includes soup, samosa, chicken pakora, onion bhaji, papadum, choice of two curries: vegetable curry, chicken curry, lamb curry, or beef curry, served along with rice, naan and gulab jamun
$42.95   Non-Vegetarian Thali
Available only between
5:00 PM and 10:00 PM.
To order this item please make sure your delivery time is within the available hours

Includes soup, raita, lamb curry, chicken tikka masala, rice, naan and rice pudding
$19.95   Vegetarian Thali
Available only between
5:00 PM and 10:00 PM.
To order this item please make sure your delivery time is within the available hours

Includes soup, samosa, mater panir, aloo palak, rice, naan, raita, sweet lassi and rice pudding
$19.95  
Tandoori Specialties
     
Chicken Kebab

Minced chicken meat blended with fresh spices and herbs, skewered and charbroiled.
$15.95   Tandoori Chicken

The showpiece of Indian culinary art. Chicken marinated in yogurt and spices overnight, then cooked in the clay oven.
$12.95   Tandoori Shrimp

shrimp marinated in yogurt and mild spices, then grilled in a clay oven
$18.95  
Chicken Tikka

Boneless chunks of chicken marinated in yogurt and mild spices roasted in the clay oven.
$14.95   Chicken TIkka Kebab

Chicken tikka skewered along with onion, green pepper and tomatoes, charbroiled and served on a bed of rice along with curry sauce.
$15.95   Mixed Tandoori Platter

Assortment of tandoori specialties.
$18.95  
Seikh Kebab Lamb

Minced lamb with aromatic herbs and spices wrapped around a skewer and grilled in the clay oven.
$15.95  
Delectable Chicken Specialties
     
Butter Chicken  Spicy

Tender boneless chicken pieces broiled in tandoor, cooked in a fresh creamy tomato sauce, herbs and spices
$13.95   Chicken Bhunna

Succulent pieces of chicken cooked with sliced onions, green pepper, fresh herbs and spices.
$13.95   Chicken Curry

Boneless pieces of chicken cooked in delicately flavored curry sauce.
$12.95  
Chicken Jalferezi

Juliennes of chicken marinated in fresh ground spices sauteed with tomato, bell peppers, broccoli, and finished in white wine.
$13.95   Chicken Korma

Boneless pieces of chicken cooked in a rich almond flavored sauce.
$14.95   Chicken Madras

Chicken cooked in South Indian style with fresh coconut and roasted ground spices.
$13.95  
Chicken Mango

Boneless pieces of chicken cooked in mango sauce with herbs and spices.
$13.95   Chicken Methi Malai

Chicken cooked with fenugreek, Indian herbs and spices in a fine creamy sauce.
$14.95   Chicken Mushroom

Chicken cooked in thick curry sauce with sliced mushrooms.
$13.95  
Chicken Tikka Masala

Tender boneless chicken pieces broiled in tandoor, cooked in a fresh creamy tomato sauce, herbs and spices with diced onion and green peppers.
$13.95   Chicken Vindaloo

Chicken cooked in a fiery red hot curry sauce. A goan specialty.
$13.95   Chilli Chicken

Chicken cooked with tomato sauce, chilli sauce, bell peppers, onions, and ground spices.
$13.95  
Murg Shahi Saag

Boneless chickne pieces smothered in a creamy spinach puree and fresh herbs.
$13.95  
Delightful Vegetarian Specialties
     
Chilli Paneer

Paneer cooked with tomato sauce, chilli sauce, bell peppers, onions, and ground spices
$12.95   Chilli Tofu

Tofu cooked with tomato sauce, chili sauce, bell peppers, onions, and ground spices
$12.95   Palak Tofu

Tofu cooked with wholesome spinach, fresh herbs and spices
$12.95  
Paneer Methi Malai

Homemade cheese cubes cooked with fenugreek and Indian spices in a creamy rich sauce.
$12.95   Paneer Shahi Korma

Homemade cheese cubes cooked in mild creamy sauce with nuts and raisins.
$12.95   Tofu Makhani

Tofu simmered with indulgent tomato curry sauce.
$12.95  
Tofu Mattar

Tofu cooked with fresh peas in a classic curry sauce
$11.95   Vegetable Malai Kofta

Small vegetable patties cooked in a fine creamy sauce
$12.95   Vegetable Mango

Fresh vegetables marinated in mango sauce with herbs and spices.
$12.95  
Vegetable Vindaloo

Mix of vegetables cooked with piquant sauce
$11.95   Yellow Dal Thadka

Yellow lentils cooked with onion, tomatoes, ginger and garlic.
$10.95   Aloo Gobi

Cauliflower, potatoes and peas cooked with herbs and spices.
$12.95  
Aloo Mattar

Potatoes cooked with green peas with fresh herbs and spices.
$11.95   Aloo Palak

Potatoes cooked with spinach and fresh herbs and spices.
$11.95   Bhindi Masala

Okra cooked with tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic and ground spices
$12.95  
Bombay Aloo

Cubes of potatoes cooked along with onion and tomatoes and slightly spiced.
$11.95   Channa Masala

Chickpeas delicately flavored with fresh ground spices.
$11.95   Dal Makhani

Creamed black Lentils, delicately seasoned with fresh ground spices
$10.95  
Eggplant Bhartha

Roasted eggplant, chopped and blended with herbs and fresh ground spices, onions and tomatoes
$12.95   Mattar Methi Malai

Green peas cooked with fenugreek and Indian spices in a creamy sauce.
$12.95   Mattar Paneer

Homemade cheese cubes cooked with fresh peas in curry sauce.
$12.95  
Mixed Vegetable Curry

Garden fresh vegetables in rich curry sauces.
$11.95   Navrattan Korma

Garden fresh vegetables cooked in mild creamy sauce with nuts and raisins.
$12.95   Palak Chole

ckpeas delicately cooked in spinach with herbs and spices.
$12.95  
Palak Paneer

Homemade cheese cubes cooked with spinach and fresh herbs and spices.
$12.95   Paneer Masala

Homemade cheese cubes in fresh tomato sauce, onion, green peppers and Indian spices.
$12.95  
Juicy Beef Specialties
     
Beef Methi Malai

Beef cooked with fenugreek, Indian herbs and spices in a fine creamy sauce
$14.95   Beef Curry

Chunks of beef cooked in curry sauce with herbs and spices.
$13.95   Beef Korma

Chunks of beef cooked in rich creamy sauce with nuts and Indian spices.
$14.95  
Beef Mushroom

Chunks of beef cooked in thick curry sauce with sliced mushrooms.
$14.95   Beef Nawabi Palak

Chunks of beef cooked along with spinach, tomatoes, green peppers, fresh herbs, nuts, and raisins.
$14.95  
Luscious Lamb and Goat Specialties
     
Keema Muttar

Minced lamb cooked with curry sauce and peas
$15.95   Goat Curry

Chunks of young goat meat with bone in a delicious curry sauce.
$14.95   Goat Spinach

Chunks of goat meat cooked with spinach, fresh ground herbs and spices.
$15.95  
Lamb Curry

Tender pieces of lamb cooked in curry sauce with fresh ground spices.
$14.95   Lamb Jalfarezi

Lamb cooked in special gravy with bell peppers, onions, tomatoes.
$15.95   Lamb Korma

Tender pieces of lamb cooked in rich cream sauce with nuts and raisins.
$15.95  
Lamb Mango

Pieces of lamb marinated in mango sauce, herbs and spices.
$15.95   Lamb Mushroom

Lamb pieces cooked in thick curry sauce along with sliced mushrooms.
$15.95   Lamb Rogan Josh

A delightful lamb preparation. Succulent pieces of lamb cooked in sauce made from fresh yogurt, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and fresh spices.
$15.95  
Lamb Spinach (Saag)

Succulent pieces of lamb cooked along with spinach, tomatoes, green peppers, fresh cilantro and delicately spiced.
$15.95   Lamb Vindaloo

Goan specialty with tender pieces of lamb marinated overnight and cooked in piquant sauce.
$15.95  
Scrumptious Seafood Specialties
     
Fish Curry

Pieces of fish cooked in a curry sauce with fresh ground spices.
$14.95   Fish Masala

Chunks of fish cooked in a fresh tomato sauce with onions, bell peppers, and fresh spices.
$15.95   Malabar Fish Curry

Chuncks of fish cooked in a Creamy coconut sauce with herbs and spices.
$15.95  
Shrimp Curry

Shrimp cooked in curry sauce with fresh ground spices.
$14.95   Shrimp Korma

Shrimp cooked in mild cream sauce with almonds, cashew nuts and raisins.
$15.95   Shrimp Masala

Shrimp sauteed in fresh creamy tomato sauce with diced onion, green peppers, ginger and garlic.
$15.95  
Shrimp Mushroom

Shrimp curry cooked in thick curry sauce with sliced mushrooms.
$15.95   Shrimp Saag

Fresh shrimp cooked with spinach, herbs and spices.
$15.95   Shrimp Vindaloo

Shrimp cooke dwith piquant sauce.
$15.95  
Wholesome Rice and Biryani Pulaos
     
Lamb Biryani

Rice cooked with tender pieces of lamb, flavored with herbs, nuts and ground spices.
$15.95   Plain Yellow Rice

Long grain basmati rice cooked with herbs
$4.95   Pulao Rice

Fried rice sauteed with almonds, cashews, green peas and raisins.
$6.95  
Shrimp Biryani

Rice cooked along juicy shrimp, onions, ground spices, herbs, nuts and raisins.
$15.95   Special Nawabi Biryani

Rice cooked along with lamb, chicken, beef, shrimp, bvegetables, onions, nuts, raisins and fresh ground spices.
$16.95   Vegetable Biryani

Garden fresh vegetables cooked along with rice, ground spices, nuts and raisins.
$12.95  
Beef Biryani

Beef cubes cooked with onion, raisins, nuts and ground spices along with rice.
$13.95   Chicken Biryani

Tender pieces of chicken cooked with onions, nuts, raisins, ground spices along with rice.
$13.95  
Side Dishes
     
Cucumber Rayta

A cool, soothing yogurt preparation with grated cucumber and spices, a must with every meal.
$2.95   Achaar

Spicy Indian mixed pickle.
$1.95   Green Fresh Salad

Mix of lettuce, cucumbers, onions and tomatoes
$3.95  
Mint Chutney

Homemade with fresh mint, herbs and spices.
$1.95   Rice

$1.95   Sweet Mango Chutney

Homemade with specially selected raw mangoes.
$1.95  
Tamarind Chutney

Special homemade Tamarind Chutney.
$1.95  
Tempting Desserts
     
Gulab Jamun

Golden fried balls of mixed pastry soaked in rose, saffron, and cardamom flavored honey syrup
$3.95   Malai Kulfi

Homemade traditional Indian ice cream garnished with pistachios and rosewater.
$3.95   Mango Ice Cream

Homemade ice crema with mangoes, a real delight.
$3.95  
Rice Pudding

Rice cooked with thickened creamy milk, sugar, and scented with green cardamom.
$3.95  
Catering Drinks
     
Admin Special

$0.00   Bag of Ice

Only for catering orders
$2.99   Cups

Only for catering orders
$0.10  
Gallon of Sweet Tea

Only for catering orders
$4.99   Gallon of Unsweet Tea

Only for catering orders
$4.99   Plates

Only for catering orders
$0.10  
Plates w/ Utensils

Only for catering orders
$0.20   Serving Spoon

Only for catering orders
$1.25   Serving Tongs

Only for catering orders
$1.50  
 
 
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