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Potato dumpling slider and minced lamb slider with colorful little Mela toothpick flags

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APPETIZERS

 

Papadum

Crispy thin lentil wafers. 3

Masaledar Papad

Lentil wafers topped with tomatoes, onions, herbs, and spices. 4

Tomato Tadka Soup

Tomato soup with fresh garlic and cumin. 5

Aloo Tikki

Potato cutlets stuffed with minced paneer. 6

Paneer Poppers

Fritters of paneer marinated in cilantro and mint marinade. 6

Vegetable Samosa Bites

Triangular pastry filled with medium-spiced potatoes. 6

Chicken Samosas

Triangular pastry filled with medium-spiced ground chicken. 7

Spicy Tandoori Wings

Hot and spicy chicken wings cooked in the tandoor. 8

All of our Naans are available as appetizers

CHOTI PLATEIN

SMALL PLATES

 

Pani Puri

Crisp and round, hollowed puris filled with a mixture of potato mash, chickpeas, cilantro, and sev. Served with spiced tamarind and mint-flavored water. 8

Dahi Puri

Small, crisp, hollowed puris filled with a combination of potato mash, chickpeas, cilantro, sev, and yogurt. Topped with tamarind chutney. 8

Samosa Chaat

Deconstructed vegetable samosas topped with our chana masala, tomatoes, onions, and chutneys. 8

Vada Pav

Potato dumpling sliders with chutneys. 8

Keema Pav

Minced lamb sliders topped with chutneys. 10

Paneer 65

Fried paneer cooked with the spicy taste of red chilies. 9

Chicken 65

Fried boneless chicken cooked with red chilies and other spices. 10

CTMac ‘n’ Cheese

Mela’s take on two classics: Mac ‘n’ Cheese and Chicken Tikka Masala. 10

CTMAC 'n Cheese topped with spices, cheese and chicken tikka masala in the background
Bowl of hot, spiced chicken tikka masala with a bowl of spiced white rice in the background

Chicken, Lamb

aur Seafood ka Saalan

NON-VEGETARIAN CURRIES

Chicken Tikka Masala

Boneless morsels of chicken breast cooked in our tandoor and then added to a tomato and cream gravy. 16

Murgh Korma Shahi

Succulent boneless chicken cooked with herbs and spices in a tomato and onion gravy. 16

Chicken Keema

Minced chicken with a light tomato and onion sauce with your choice of potatoes or green peas. 16

Murgh Dhaniya

Chicken curry with a cilantro and cashew nut marinade gravy. 16

Chicken Vindaloo

A spicy chicken curry cooked with potatoes, with the tangy taste of vinegar. 16

Saag Chicken

Chicken cooked with caramelized onions in a spinach gravy. 16

Lamb Achaari

Minced lamb with the spicy and fragrant flavors of mixed pickles. 17

Lamb Tikka Masala

Boneless morsels of lamb cooked in our tikka masala sauce. 17

Bhuna Gosh

Fork tender cubes of lamb cooked with herbs and spices in a tomato and onion gravy. 17

Lamb Vindaloo

A spicy lamb curry with potatoes and a vinegar flavor. 17

 

Bhindi Gosh

Okra and lamb cooked together with sautéed onions and tomatoes, served mild and tender. 17

Saag Gosh

Boneless pieces of lamb cooked in a spinach gravy along with caramelized onions. 17

Jheenga Masala

Succulent prawns slow-cooked to just the right tenderness, served in a mildly spiced tomato, onion, and cream gravy. 20

Prawn Vindaloo

A spicy hot, prawn curry cooked with potatoes with the tangy flavor of vinegar. 20

Machli Masala

Fresh fish of the day cooked with a special mixture of spices, tomatoes, onions, and cream. 22

Fish Vindaloo

Fish curry prepared spicy hot with potatoes in a tomato and onion gravy, and flavored with vinegar. 22

Sabzi Mandi Se

VEGETARIAN CURRIES

Paneer Tikka Masala

Mildly spiced cubes of our homemade cheese cooked in a creamy tomato gravy. 15

Palak Paneer

Pieces of our homemade cheese cooked together with caramelized onions and spinach. 15

Mattar Paneer

Green peas and our cubed cheese slow-cooked in a tomato and cream gravy. 15

Saag Daal

Yellow chickpea lentils cooked with the rich taste of garlic and cumin along with sautéed onions and spinach. 14

Daal Tadka

Made with yellow chickpea lentils and mild herbs and spices, topped with the rich taste of garlic and cumin. 13

Sabzi Korma

Assorted vegetables cooked with gentle spices in our sweet cream and tomato curry. 14

Mili Juli Sabzi

Stir-fried assorted vegetables cooked with a light drizzle of butter, herbs, and spices. 13

Aloo Gobi

Potatoes and cauliflower lightly pan-sautéed in a tomato and onion sauce. 14

Tawa Bhindi

Okra cooked with caramelized onions and sautéed tomatoes in an onion gravy. 14

Chana Masala

Chickpeas cooked lightly with butter, and mixed with sautéed tomatoes and onions. 13

TANDOORI

CLAY OVEN BARBECUE

 

Murgh Boti

Tender morsels of boneless chicken breast marinated in a blend of yogurt and ground spices. 16

Reshmi Tikka

Boneless pieces of chicken served silky soft, made from a marinade of cilantro, mint, and cream. 16

Achaari Tikka

Boneless chicken marinated with the spicy and fragrant flavors of mixed pickles. 16

Pasanda Beef

Delicately sliced pieces of beef, cured with just the right amount of ground spices and oils. 16

Tandoori Chops

Lamb chops in a marinade of herbs and spices. 22

Samandar ka Raja

Tiger prawns, butterflied and marinated in a blend of yogurt, herbs, and a variety of spices. 20

Samandar ki Rani

Fresh fish of the day marinated in a combination of tandoori spices, prepared medium hot. 22

Mixed Grill

A meat lover’s dream - a grilled platter combination of most things “tandoori.” 25

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Saadey Chaawal aur Biryani

RICE DISHES

Jeera Rice

Basmati rice cooked with whole cumin, herbs, spices, and a hint of saffron. 4

Biryani

Highly seasoned rice dish cooked with various proteins or vegetables.

  • Vegetable Biryani 15

  • Chicken Biryani 17

  • Lamb Biryani 18

  • Prawn Biryani 20

  • Fish Biryani 22

NAAN

BREADS

Saadi Naan

Plain naan with a brush of hot butter. 2.5

Tandoori Roti

Made from whole-wheat flour. 3

Garlic Naan

Minced garlic and herbs baked inside. 3.5

Onion Kulcha

Stuffed with mild herbs, spices, and chopped onions. 3.5

Butter Paratha

Butter-brushed and baked into the naan resulting in croissant-like layers. 3.5

Cheese Kulcha

Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese baked into the naan, served chewy and hot. 3.5

Lachha Paratha

Butter-brushed and multi-layered “roti.” 4

Peshawari Naan

A Pakistani raisin and nut bread, with almonds, cashews, and pistachios. 5

Garlic Cheese Naan

Minced garlic, herbs, and mixed cheeses baked within. 5

 

Chili Cheese Naan

Green chilies and mixed cheeses baked inside. 5

 

“Crack” Naan

Mela Exclusive — Tandoori chicken, green chilies and mixed cheeses baked inside. 6

Khaaney ke Saath

SIDE DISHES

Mili Juli Sabzi

7

Daal Tadka

7

Chana Masala

7

Palak/Saag

7

Tikka Masala Sauce

7

Achaar aur Chutneys

ACCOMPANIMENTS

Sweet Mango Chutney

3

Mixed Pickles

3

Raita

Sweet and spicy yogurt with shredded carrots and cucumbers. 3

Katchumber Plate

Plate of onions, tomatoes, cilantro, herbs, and spices. 3

Condiment Sampler

A sampling of all our condiments. 8

A hurrican glass fill with Faluda, a layered ice cream, syrup and jelly dessert drink

Meethey Mein

DESSERTS

 

Gulabi Firnee

Rose-flavored semolina pudding. 5

Shahi Gulab Jamun

Dumplings made of reduced milk and soaked in a rose and saffron syrup. 5

À la mode (with vanilla ice cream), add 2

Mango Ras Malai

Soft, poached cheesecake patties in mango-flavored milk. 7

Gaajar ka Halwa

A “pudding” made from grated carrots and milk, cooked with nuts and raisins. 6

À la mode (with vanilla ice cream), add 2

Mango Ice Cream

5

Barfeeli Coffee

Iced coffee topped with vanilla ice cream. 5

Faluda

Multi-layered ice cream drink, made with rose syrup, coconut jelly, sweet basil seeds, milk, and topped with a scoop of mango ice cream. 8

A bowl of Ras Malai, soft poached cheesecake patties in mango-flavored milk, topped with chopped pistachios
A trio of lassi flavors, colored yellow, pink and green

Peeney ke Liye

BEVERAGES

Lassis

A traditional yogurt blended, smoothie-like delight.

  • Rose 6

  • Mango 6

  • Strawberry 6

  • Sweet 6

  • Salted 6

  • Khatti Meethi 6

  • Paan 6

Lassi Sampler (Choose any 3 flavors) 7

 

Soft Drinks

(Complimentary Refills)

  • Pepsi 3

  • Diet Pepsi 3

  • Cherry Pepsi 3

  • Sierra Mist 3

  • Mountain Dew 3

  • Shirley Temple 3

Iced Teas

  • (Complimentary Refills)

  • Unsweetened 3

  • Arnold Palmer 3

 

Fruit Drinks

  • Lemonade (Complimentary Refills) 3

  • Guava Juice 4

  • Mango Juice 4

 

Tea, Bottled Water & Other Beverages

  • Chai (Complimentary Refills) 3

  • Masala Chai 4

  • Gulabi Chai 4

  • Kashmiri Chai 5

  • Cinnamon Tea 3

  • Pakola (Pakistani Cream Soda) 3

  • Thums Up (Indian Cola) 3

  • Limca (Indian Lemon-Lime Soda) 3

  • VOSS Bottled Water (Still or Sparkling) 3