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Dishes of India

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $20
CUISINES
Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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SMALL DISHES OR APPETIZER
All Appetizer Are Served With Homemade Chuntney And Vegetable Pickles
$3.5
Daal Soup
a famous south indian recipe, lentil based curried soup simmered with herbs and spices, served with papadum
$3.5
Green Salad
salad made of fresh cut pieces of cucumber, lettuce, green peppers, and tomatoes
$4.0
Vegetable Pakora
fried of onion, cauliflower, and steamed potatoes, cooked in chickpea batter
$4.5
Samosa
deep fried triangular shaped pastry, stuffed with spiced potatoes and green peas two per order
$4.95
Chaat Papri
flour chips, pieces of steamed potato, and chick peas, topped with delicious mixture of tamarind chutney, coriander chutney and yogurt
$3.5
Kashmiri Naan
white flour flat tandoori bread seasoned with chopped dry fruits, and nuts
$5.5
Chicken Tikka
boneless strips of chicken breast marinated in yogurt, herbs and spices grilled over flaming charcoal
$4.95
Seekh Kebab
minced lamb rolls in fresh herbs and spices
$9.95
Assorted Appetizer
a mixed platter of appetizers consisting of vegetable pakora, samosa, chicken tikka and seekh kebab
TANDOORI DISHES
All Entrees Are Served With Saffron Basmati Rice, Fresh Homemade Chutneys And Pickles
$11.95
Tandoori Murg
half bone or in chicken, marinated overnight in yogurt, spices and herbs, roasted in an indain clay oven called tandoor
$13.5
Murg Tikka Tandoori
skewered pieces of boneless chicken breast, marinated in our special recipe, grilled over flaming charcoal clay oven
$13.5
Chicken Sheesh Kebob
pieces of boneless chicken breast marinated in herbs, yogurt and spices, skewered with tomato, onions and bell peppers
$13.95
Lasooni Kebob
pieces of boneless chicken marinated in fresh garlic and onion sauce, roasted in our special charcoal clay oven, tandoor
$12.5
Paneer Shashlik Kebab (new)
cubes of fresh cottage cheese marinated in our special recipe and roasted with tomato, onion, bell pepper, and pineapple, in our special charcoal clay oven tandoor
$16.95
Lamb Chop Tandoori
fresh tender lamb chops, marinated in chefs special sauce and grilled over flaming charcoal in clay oven, skewered with tomato, onions and bell peppers
$16.95
Tandoori Shrimp
jumbo shrimp, marinated in yogurt and freshly ground spices, skewered and grilled over flaming charcoal in the clay oven
$16.95
Salmon Tandoori
salmon or fillet marinated in chefs sauce and grilled over flaming charcoal in clay oven
$18.95
Mixed Tandoori Platter
chicken tikka, seekh kebob, lamb chop and salmon fillet, skewered with tomatoes, onions and bell peppers
BIRYANI
Entrees 27 To 30 Are Served With Fresh Raita, Fresh Homemade Chutney And Vegetables Pickles
$10.95
Vegetable Biryani
basmati rice and fresh green vegetable richly flavored with saffron and cooked with fine herbs on a low heat
$12.95
Chicken Biryani
basmati rice and pieces of chicken richly flavored with saffron and cooked with fine herbs on a low heat
$13.95
Lamb Biryani
basmati rice and pieces of lamb richly flavored with saffron and cooked with fine herbs on a low heat
$14.95
Shrimp Biryani
basmati rice and shrimp richly flavored with saffron and cooked with fine herbs on a low heat
BREAD
Fresh Baked In Our Charcoal Clay Oven
$1.95
Roti
whole wheat bread baked in our clay oven
$2.5
Naan
flat leavened white flour bread baked on the wall lining of tandoori oven
$2.95
Garlic Naan
a naan seasoned with garlic and fresh herbs
$3.5
Keema Naan
a naan seasoned with minced lamb and fresh herbs
$3.5
Kashmiri Naan (new)
a naan stuffed with chopped dry fruits and nuts
$2.95
Lacha Paratha
whole wheat layered bread from tandoor
$2.95
Onion Kulchha
white flour bread layered with chopped onions baked in clay oven
$2.95
Aloo Paratha
whole wheat bread stuffed with mashed potatoes and spiced peas cooked in our clay oven
$8.95
Assorted Bread Basket
a mixture on naan, roti, onion kulcha, and aloo paratha
ACCOMPANIMENTS
$1.5
Papadum
grilled lentil crackers
$2.95
Raita
yogurt mixed with slightly spiced crushed cucumbers
$2.95
Mango Chutney
a tangy indian mango sauce with sweet and sour flavor
CHICKEN SPECIALTIES
All Entrees Are Served With Saffron Basmati Rice, Fresh Homemade Chutney And Pickles
$11.5
Murg Masala
boneless chicken cooked in thick curry sauce
$11.5
Murg Doh Or Peeazah
boneless chicken delicately cooked with fresh onions, tomato and creamy sauce
$12.5
Murg Saag
boneless chicken cooked with curried spinach
$12.5
Murg Vindaloo
tender pieces of chicken and potatoes cooked in our special hot spicy sauce
$13.5
Murg Madras
a traditional chicken curry cooked in medium hot coconut milk based sauce, a south indian delicacy
$13.5
Murg Tikka Masala
skewered strips of boneless chicken breast marinated in our special recipe, roasted in clay oven and then lightly touched in savory curry sauce
$13.5
Murg Karahi
a traditional north or western dish, pieces of chicken cooked over very low heat with fresh tomatoes, green peppers, and onions, in flavorful thick curry sauce
$14.95
Murg Makhani (butter Chicken)
tandoori pieces of boneless chicken breast in fresh tomato based creamy sauce
$13.5
Kashmiri Murg Korma
boneless chicken cooked in chefs freshly blend of exotic spices and mughlai sauce
LAMB SPECIALTIES
All Entrees Are Served With Saffron Basmati Rice , Fresh Homemade Chutneys And Pickles
$12.5
Gosht Masala
fresh pieces of lamb cooked with garlic and ginger in curry sauce
$14.5
Rogan Josh
fresh chunks of lamb leg, cooked in chefs creamy yogurt curry sauce
$13.5
Lamb Saag
chunks of lamb with curried spinach cooked in delicate spices and herbs
$13.5
Lamb Karahi
a traditional north or western dish, pieces of lamb cooked over very low heat with fresh tomatoes, onion, and green peppers, in flavorful thick curry sauce
$13.5
Lamb Vindaloo
tender pieces of lamb and potatoes cooked in our special hot spicy sauce
$15.5
Lamb Korma
pieces of lamb cooked in chefs fresh blend of exotic spices and mughlai sauce
$13.5
Daal Gosht (new)
pieces of lamb cooked with lentils in a flavorful sauce
$12.5
Seekh Kebob Masala
minced lamb roasted over charcoal clay oven and then dipped in onion, ginger and garlic sauce
SEAFOOD SPECIALTIES
$15.5
Salmon Cury
pieces of salmon fish cooked in tantalizing sauce
$15.5
Goan Or Fish Curry
salmon fish fillet cooked in the chefs medium hot coconut milk based sauce a south indian delicacy
$15.5
Jhinga Karahi
a traditional north or western dish, shrimp cooked over very low heat with fresh tomato, onion, ginger, garlic and green peppers in fresh herbs and flavorful spices
$15.5
Jhinga Vindaloo
shrimp and potato cooked in our special hot spicy curry sauce
VEGETABLE SPECIALTIES
Entrees 31 To 38f Are Served With Saffros Basmati Rice, Fresh Homemade Chutney And Vegetable Pickles
$10.5
Daal Masala
lentil cooked over low flame with herbs and spice
$10.5
Vegetable Bhajhe
fresh mixed vegetables cooked over a slow fire in ginger, garlic, tomato, and fresh herb sauce
$10.5
Aloo Gobhi
fresh cauliflower and potatoes cooked with tomatoes, spices and fresh herbs
$10.5
Aloo Saag
quartered peeled potatoes and spinach, cooked in mild curry sauce
$10.5
Matar Paneer
fresh home or made cheese cubes cooked with green peas
$11.95
Palak Paneer
fresh home or made cheese cubes in a mild spinach sauce
$11.95
Malai Kofta
minced vegetables shaped small croquettes, cooked in flavored sauce
$11.95
Began Bhartha
eggplant roasted in tandoor clay oven, blended with tomato
$10.5
Channa Masala
chick peas cooked in an exotic blend of north indian spices
$11.95
Paneer Makhani
cubes of homemade cheese in fresh tomato based creamy sauce
DESSERTS
$3.5
Kheer Pista
indian rice pudding, garnished with nuts served cold
$3.5
Gulab Jamun
golden fried milk ball, soaked in sweet syrup served hot
$3.5
Ras Malai
flat round disks of indian cottage cheese, poached in milk, garnished with pistachio served cold
$3.5
Pista Kulfi
traditional indian home made ice or cream pistachio flavor
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All reviews naan butter chicken murg pistachio ice cream gulab jamun mango salad indian food strip mall best indian belle view carry out excellent food and service i've eaten love this place full bar mount vernon
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Warning: This review may not be popular especially for the locals who dine at this restaurant regularly. In being an individual who dines at Indian restaurants whereever I go, this restaurant's dishes were just not as flavorful as I am accustomed. I do usually order...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CelesteA57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn’t been there in about a year and still the best Indian cuisine we’ve experienced. The delightful smell of Indian “cooking” greets you when you open the door. Then a greeting from the friendly staff. Take time to examine the menu and ask questions about...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank charlesm79
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited here both at the buffet and with carry-out. Restaurant is situated In a strip mall with plenty of parking. You go down a set of steps to reach the nicely decorated restaurant. There is a nice selection of both vegetarian and meat options at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank patriciahL7147UH
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

As soon as you walk in this place, you’ll know you made a good decision. The delicious smells coming from the lunch buffet were not to be denied. Because I have multiple food allergies, I was very grateful for the labeling and for the staff...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rhondarecreates
Reviewed August 22, 2018

If you want an amazing lunch buffet, and don't care about a bright, airy ambiance (it's one flight down) - this place is it. Even if you do care about that, try this place anyway. I've eaten there several times, and thought to myself 'why...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Sara B
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here during a visit to Mount Vernon. The service was very good, and the saag was quite nice. The butter chicken was very good, as well. Recommended!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank westinbrevard
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

A family dinner here after an evening of fun at national harbor was an excellent decision made by us. The service, the Good and the attentive staff made our dining experience truly memorable.Our host Mr Gopal skilfully guided us on the items we could select...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank beegeepee
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic taste and super friendly staff - not one but all of them. Consider this - great taste, large quantity per dish, so reasonable price and guess what, they didn’t even charge for onion/lemon salad.. I mean who does that? We loved them and wish...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank abheegupta
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This one of the best Indian restaurant I ever tried. Food is incredibly good and tasty, the staff is very professional and nice. Price is reasonable for what they offer. Both quality and variety of food is excellent. Indian food lovers will love this place....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Riccardo C
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Best Indian restaurant in entire USA. I wish I took some pics, but we dived into good right away. Loved Sampras biggest I have ever seen.we tried biryani, palak paneer ,beau tried chicken tikka and tandoori also keema naan. Loved everything. Service was really good,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Komal B
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