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Taj Mahal Restaurant

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Thu, 11/14
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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APPETIZERS‎
Vegetarian Mixed Platter
A starter’s delight for vegetarians cocktail sized vegetable, paneer samosas, vegetable pakora, zucchini pakora, paneer pakora and potato pakora (serves two)
13.95
Mixed Platter
A taste of taj mahal’s best: cocktail size beef, vegetable samosas, lamb seekh kabab, chicken pakora and paneer pakora (serves two)
13.95
Machli Ke Pakora (Fish)
Tender pieces of white fish marinated in mild spices and deep-fried
10.95
Chicken Pakora
Tender pieces of boneless breast of chicken, marinated in mild spices then deep-fried in a special light batter
10.95
Lamb Seekh Kabab
Lean ground lamb marinated in authentic indian spices and cooked in the taboor
9.95
Paneer Pokora
Homemade unprocessed cheese battered in graham flour and deep-fried
9.95
Chicken Wings
Deep fried made to your choice mild, med, hot, mabras, or vindaloo (ten per plate)
8.95
Murg Tomater Ka Shorba
A mild and delicious soup made from diced tandoori chicken, tomatoes and cream
5.95
Mulligatawny Soup for Vegetarians (Hot)
'Mullga' means pepper and'tawny' means broth. This delicious spicy soup is made from vegetables and paneer, a homemade unprocessed cheese, served with a slice of fresh lemon (this one puts a two chilli spice in your mouth)
5.95
Mulligatawny Soup (Hot)
'Mullga'‎ means pepper and'tawny' means broth. This delicious spicy soup is made from vegetables and chicken, served with a slice of fresh lemon (this one puts a two chilli spice in your mouth)
5.95
CLAY OVEN‎
Jhinga Kabab
King tiger prawns marinated overnight in mild indian spices and yogurt cooked to perfection in the tandoor oven, served on a sizzling plate (limited availability)
29.95
Machli Tikka (Fish)
White fish marinated yogurt and a unique blend of spices cooked in the tandoor oven, served on a sizzling plate
21.95
Tandoori Combo
Having problems choosing? Try our combination of chicken tikka, lamb seekh kabab, machli tikka and vegetable kabab, served on a sizzling plate
23.95
Boti Kabab
Tender pieces of alberta leg of lamb filet marinated in indian spices and red wine cooked in the tandoor oven, served on a sizzling plate
19.95
Lamb Chop Kabab
Only grade a alberta lamb marinated with a blend of special herbs and spices for at least 24 hours, absolutely mouth watering. Cooked in the tandoor oven and served sizzling hot
18.95
Tandoori Paneer
Our homemade unprocessed cheese marinated in a blend of special mild spices and yogurt and cooked in the tandoor oven and served on a sizzling plate
18.95
Stuffed Alloo Kabab
A vegetarians dream potatoes, spinach, nuts, raisins, paneer and a blend of mild spices all stuffed in a number one red potato. Cooked in the tandoor oven, served on a sizzling plate
17.95
Vegetable Kabab
A vegetarian’s delight! A variety of seasonal vegetables cooked with mild spices, pureed and marinated. Cooked in the tandoor oven, served on a sizzling plate
15.95
Murg Tikka (Chicken)
Tender pieces of boneless breast chicken marinated in special spices and cream and cooked to perfection in the tandoor oven, served on a sizzling plate
16.95
Lamb Seekh Kabab
Lean ground alberta lamb marinated in a special herbs and spices then cooked in the tandoor oven, served on a sizzling plate
14.95
SEAFOOD‎
Balti Shrimp
Shrimp cooked in a yogurt based curry made with whole spices, fresh onion and tomatoes, served in a balti (bucket)
17.95
Prawn Masala
Shrimp cooked to perfection in indian spices, fresh tomatoes, onions and green peppers
17.95
Shrimp Badamee
Shrimp cooked in a cream cashew and almond base curry garnished with nuts
17.95
Goan Fish Curry
Delicious white fish cooked in a coconut base curry
16.95
Fish or Shrimp Curry
White fish or shrimp cooked in mild onion and tomato based curry
16.95
CHICKEN‎
Butter Chicken (Whole Chicken)
Original recipe from india, full or half tandoori chicken cooked in the famous makhni sauce
29.95
Butter Chicken (Half Chicken)
Original recipe from india, full or half tandoori chicken cooked in the famous makhni sauce
15.95
Chicken Tikka Makhanwala (Makhani)
Boneless breast of chicken cooked in our famous tomato, butter and cream base (makhni gravy)
17.95
Balti Chicken
Tender pieces of boneless chicken cooked in a yogurt based curry cooked with whole spices, fresh onions and tomatoes served in a balti (bucket)
16.95
Chicken Masala
Tender pieces of boneless tandoori chicken cooked with fresh tomatoes, onions and a blend of secret indian spices to create a unique flavor
16.95
Chicken Jalfazie
Boneless tandoor chicken marinated with fresh ground spices and sautéed with fresh tomatoes, ionions, green peppers and mushrooms
16.95
Chawla Chicken
Only‎ available at the taj mahal. Punjab’s famous chawla chicken prents this delicious creamy herb and peppery based curry
14.95
Chicken Dopiaza
Boneless tandoori chicken mildly spiced cooked with onions and tomatoes
16.95
Chicken Saagwala
Boneless‎ tandoori chicken cooked with fresh onions, tomatoes, spices, pureed spinach and greens, a combination made in heavens
15.95
Murg Shai Korma
A boneless tandoori chicken cooked in a mild, creamy cashew nut and almond based curry
15.95
LAMB‎
Balti Lamb
A‎ yogurt based curry cooked with whole spices, such as fresh onions and tomatoes, more flavorful than most, served in balti (a bucket)
15.95
Balti Beef
A yogurt based curry cooked with whole spices, such as fresh onions and tomatoes, more favorful than most, served in balti (a bucket)
15.95
Beef or Lamb Korma
Tender beef or lamb pieces cooked in a mildly spiced creamy cashew nut and almond base curry sauce
15.95
Dahi Meat
Tender lamb or beef curry cooked with our special homemade yogurt
14.95
Rogan Josh
Thick and tangy lamb or beef curry cooked with sautéed onions and tomatoes and homemade yogurt
14.95
Kadai Gosht
Thick and delicious lamb or beef curry cooked with sautéed tomatoes and onions
14.95
Saag Gosht
For spinach loves: lamb or beef curry cooked with pureed seasonal greens, tomatoes and onions
14.95
Lamb or Beef Mushroom Curry
Lamb or beef curry cooked with fresh mushrooms
14.95
Lamb or Beef Vindaloo – Extremely Hot
Lamb or beef curry cooked with potatoes in a tangy curry sauce. Do not worry we can always make it hotter, chili eating amateurs beware
14.95
Mughlai (Lamb Curry)
A mouth-watering curry prepared with onions, tomatoes and alberta lamb, garnished with almonds
14.95
VEGETARIAN‎
Balti Mixed Vegetables
A yogurt based curry made with whole spices, fresh onions and tomatoes served in balti (bucket)
11.95
Paneer Jalfrezi
Unprocessed cottage cheese with fresh ground spice sautéed with fresh onion, tomato, green pepper and mushrooms
11.95
Chawla Paneer
Only available at taj mahal. Pujab’s famous chawla paneer delicious creamy herb and peppery based curry
19.95
Shahi Paneer
Homemade unprocessed cheese cooked with green peppers and mushrooms, in a makhni sauce (tomato, butter and cream sauce)
11.95
Khoya Mutter
Crushed homemade unprocessed cheese cooked with fresh onions, tomatoes, mildly spiced
11.95
Shahi Kofta Korma
Vegetable balls made from grated potatoes, cauliflower, carrots, and paneer and graham flour cooked in creamy cashew and almond curry base sauce
11.95
Bhindi Tori
Fresh okra cooked with tomatoes and potatoes and mild spices
11.95
Shabnum Curry
Homemade cheese, peas and mushrooms cooked ina creamy almond, cashew base
11.95
Palik Paneer
Shredded fresh spinach marinated in a variety of spices made with our famous homemade cheese
9.95
Palik Alloo
Shredded fresh spinach marinated in a variety of spices made with potatoes
9.95
RICE‎
Prawn Biryani
Pulao rice cooked with prawns, yogurt, onions, whole spices, almonds, cashews and raisins
18.95
Biryanies (Chicken, Lamb, or Beef)
Pulao rice cooked with chicken or lamb or beef with onions, whole spices, almonds, cashews and raisins
17.95
Vegetable Biryani
Pulao rice cooked with mixed vegetables, onions, whole spices, almonds, cashews and raisins
15.95
Vegetable Pulao
Pulao rice cooked with vegetables
5.95
Mushroom Pulao
Pulao rice cooked with fresh mushrooms
4.95
Pea Pulao
Pulao rice cooked with green peas
4.50
Pulao Rice
Basmati‎ rice cooked with butter, cumin and flavoured with saffron, the base for all other rice selections
3.50
BREADS‎
Peshawari Nan
Dry fruits straight from peshwar, white flour bread stuffed with raisins, grated coconut and almonds cooked in the clay oven and lightly buttered
5.95
Kulchas (Kheema, Onion, Potato, or Chicken)
White flower bread stuffed with lean ground beef, mildly spiced potatoes, onions or with de-boned and diced tandoori chicken made with mild spices cooked in the clay oven lightly buttered
5.95
Chicken Paratha
Whole wheat layered bread stuffed with de-boned tandoori chicken diced up with mild spices cooked on a flat grill or in the tandoori oven
5.95
Alloo or Keema Paratha
Whole wheat layered bread stuffed with mildly spiced potatoes or mildly spiced lean ground beef shallow cooked on a flat grill or cooked in the tandoor oven
4.95
Butter Nan
White flour layered bread shallow fried or cooked in the tandoor oven
4.95
Paratha (Lachhedar)
Whole wheat layered bread shallow fried in butter or cooked in the tandoor oven
3.95
Garlic Nan
Fresh leavened white bread cooked in the clay oven with fresh garlic butter
3.75
Nan
Fresh leavened white flour bread cooked in the clay oven
2.95
Bhatura
White flour bread deep-fried to a crisp on the outside and soft on the inside
2.95
Puri
Whole wheat bread deep-fried to a crisp on the outside and soft on the inside
2.75
SIDE ORDERS‎
Onion Tomato Salad
Freshly sliced tomatoes, onions with fresh squeezed lemon juice on top
4.95
Kachumber Salad
Fresh chopped onions and tomatoes soaked in lemon juice garnished with cilantro
4.95
Raita
Homemade yogurt made with crushed cucumbers and a special blend of spices
4.50
Mango Pickles
Mangos, lemons, and some indian vegetables in a tangy spicy sauce with a little kick
2.95
Home Mixed Pickles
It's mom’s mixture of cauliflower, carrots and turnips in an authentic indian sweet and sour pickle
2.95
Carrot Pickle
Small diced up carrots marinated in a special blend of spices with a vinegar base
2.95
Imli Chutney
Homemade tamarind chutney which has a sweet and sour flavour
1.95
Hot Mint Chutney
Fresh mint, onions, cilantro, lemon juice and green chillies
1.95
Mango Chutney
Imported‎ sweet fresh mango chutney, similar to a plum sauce
1.95
RECOMMENDATIONS‎
Dinner for Four
Three papads, soup or samosa (beef or vegetable only), tandoori chicken, mixed vegetables, beef keema mutter, chicken, lamb or beef curry, pulao rice and nan bread, alloo paratha and raita
79.95
Dinner for Three
Two papads, soup or samosa (beef or vegetable only), tandoori chicken, mixed vegetables, chicken, lamb or beef curry, pulao rice, nan bread, alloo paratha and raita
65.95
Dinner for Two
A‎ papad, soup or samosa (beef or vegetable only), tandoori chicken, lamb, chicken or beef curry, pulao rice, mixed vegetables and nan bread
46.95
Vegetarian Dinner for Four
Two papad soup or samosa (vegetarian or paneer), vegetarian kebabs, alloo gobhi, mixed vegetables, with the choice of malai kofta or sahl kofta korma, pulao rice, alloo paratha, tandoori roti and riata
75.95
Vegetarian Dinner for Three
Two papad soup or samosa (vegetarian or paneer), vegetarian kebabs, alloo gobhi, mixed vegetables, with the choice of malai kofta or sahl kofta korma, rice, alloo paratha, tandoori roti and riata
59.95
Vegetarian Dinner for Two
A papad soup or samosas (vegetarian or paneer), vegetarian kebabs, alloo gobhi, with the choice of malai kofta or sahl kofta korma, pulao rice and tandoori roti
39.95
Beef
Vegetable
Chef's Special
After this meal, you won't go home hungry. This delectable meal begins with papad, beef or vegetable samosa, spinach pakora, and soup for appetizers. The main course is served in a thalti: beef rogan josh, lamb curry, tandoori chicken, pulao rice, a vegetarian dish and nan bread. If you still have room, you have a choice of tea, coffee or indian spice tea (chai) and agulab jamun for the sweet tooth. (This meal is fit for a king or queen)
34.95
Taj's Non-Vegetarian Thal
A feast fit for royalty. The thal is a traditional indian plate. Served with papad, pulao rice, lamb curry, beef keema mutter, alloo gobhi, and raita and nan bread (no substitutions)
18.95
Taj's Vegetarian Thal
A feast fit for royalty. The thal is a traditional indian plate. Served with papad, pulao rice, daal, alloo gobhi, malal kofta, raita and tandoori roti (no substitution)
16.95
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

First time visiting for their Mother's Day buffet. Excellent food and excellent service. We will for sure be back!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ritap893
Reviewed April 5, 2019

We have been coming here for the Monday night buffet quite often, there are many hot dishes to choose from the buffet table. On Monday night the food is generally milder to suit everybody's taste. This time I decided to try a regular dinner night,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank josephwS4247RL
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Had their Lunch buffet, which was awesome home made style indian food, they domt try and be fine dining fancy like all those new indian places that charge allot. The Taj Mahal is a great sort of hidden spot even though its right off a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank martinberk6
Reviewed January 18, 2019

I love this buffet of indian food. Nice variety and nice people working there. Good value. Lots of meat and vegetarian choices.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TIGPOP
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Taj Mahal is the best Indian food that I ever had. Everything is delicious: Nam , cracker (appetizer), prawn masala, vegetarian dishes , saffron rice, vegetarian rice. So many flavors and spices. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Clamatsui
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Party of five for dinner - all of the food was topnotch. We had a selection of appetizers and then mains for all. Everyone was very pleased with their choices and complimented the quality, quantity and flavour of the food. We have not ever gone...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mae B
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We went to Taj Mahal for supper on a friends suggestion. Parking is at the back of the building. You walk in thru the back door and go downstairs.At first the restaurant looks a little dated in need of a reno. That is where it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed August 11, 2018

After trying many East Indian restaurants in Calgary, we decided to give this one a shot. The first thing we noticed is the wonderful front on Macleod Trail and what looked like extremely limited parking in the back alley. We then noticed that there is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Parking for the Taj is at the back off of the alley that runs behind the building. A small group of us met here for lunch buffet and we all went away full and satisfied. Pakoras, bajis, naan breads, chutneys, salads and my favorite Indian...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank John Z
Reviewed April 13, 2018

We stopped in for lunch on a cold, snowy Calgary day. We thoroughly enjoyed the buffet, especially the good selection of vegetarian dishes. A fresh basket of naan bread was provided at our table. The paneer curry was excellent. The vegetable curry was tasty, full...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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