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PRICE RANGE
$20 - $40
CUISINES
Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Universal City Area
1.2 miles from Universal Studios Hollywood
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Menu

APPETIZERS​
Vegetable Somosa (2 pieces)
Crispy turnovers stuffed w/ mixed vegetables
$4.00
Vegetable Pakora (2 pieces)
Mixed vegetable battered w/ garbanzo beans flour
$4.00
Onion Bhaji (2 pieces)
Onion fritters battered w/ garbanzo beans flour
$4.00
Sampler Platter
Vegetable​ somosa, vegetable pakora, & onion bhaji
$7.00
Aloo Chop (2 pieces)
Fried seasoned potato balls w/ crispy outer shell
$4.00
Papadum (4 pieces)
Tandoori roasted thin Indian lentil wafer
$2.00
Chicken Tikka Platter
Little chunks of tender chicken tikka
$7.00
Lamb Tikka Platter
Little chunks of tender lamb tikka
$8.00
SOUP AND SALAD​
Mulligatawany Soup
Lentil soup w/ mixed vegetables
$3.00
Garden Salad
Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, & carrots w/ our house dressing
$4.00
Chicken Tikka Salad
Mixture of greens topped w/ slices of chicken tikka
$10.00
BREADS​
Naan
Special bread baked in tandoori oven
$2.00
Garlic, Onion or Parmesan Naan
Naan topped w/ tandoori roasted garlic, onion or parmesan
$3.00
Peshwari Chicken Naan
Naan stuffed w/ almonds, coconuts, & raisins, or sliced white meat chicken
$4.00
Cheese Naan
Naan stuffed w/ jack & cheddar cheese
$4.00
Paratha
Pan fried layered bread w/ crispy outer layer
$3.00
Aloo Naan
Naan stuffed w/ flavored mashed potatoes
$4.00
Roti
Whole wheat bread
$2.00
CONDIMENTS​
All white meat chicken dishes are available upon request for additional Hot Sauce ($2) Ghandi salad ($2) Curry sauce ($4) & masala sauce ($6)are also available.
Mint Chutney
Fresh mint & cilantro puree
$2.00
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Medium
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Mango Chutney
Sweet chunks of mango jam
$2.00
Mild
Medium
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Mango Pickle
Marinated spicy pickle
$2.00
Mild
Medium
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Lime Pickle
Marinated spicy pickle
$2.00
Mild
Medium
Hot
Raitha
Shredded cucumber mixed w/ yogurt
$2.00
Mild
Medium
Hot
All curry dishes are made to order w/ your choice of mild, medium or hot for levels of spice
TANDOORI​
A la carte
Chicken Tandoori
1/2 Chicken marinated w/ yogurt & spices then roasted in clay oven
$10.00
Chicken Tikka
Boneless chicken marinated w/ yogurt & spices then roasted in clay oven
$12.00
Lamb Tikka
Chunks​ of lamb marinated w/ yogurt & spices then roasted in clay oven
$14.00
King Prawn Tandoori
King size prawn marinated w/ yogurt & spices then roasted in clay oven
$15.00
Mixed Tandoori
Combination of tandoori chicken, chicken tikka & lamb tikka
$14.00
Mahi Mahi Tandoori
Fillet of fish marinated w/ yogurt & spices then roasted in clay oven
$13.00
VEGETABLE ENTREES​
Vegetable Curry
Mixed tender vegetable cooked w/ fresh ground herbs & spices
$9.00
Mixed Vegetable Masala
Mixed vegetable cooked in creamy masala sauce
$11.00
Paneer Masala
Paneer​ cooked in creamy masala sauce
$12.00
Chana Masala
Garbanzo beans in creamy masala sauce
$11.00
Baigan Bortha
Roasted eggplant simmered w/ fresh spices
$11.00
Bhindi Bhaji
Pan roasted okra cooked w/ tomato & bell pepper
$10.00
Sagh Paneer
Spinach cooked w/ home made cheese in delicious creamy sauce
$11.00
Aloo Ghobi
Fresh cauliflower & potato cooked w/ spices
$10.00
Mattar Paneer
Peas & cheese cooked w/ creamy sauce
$11.00
Chana Sagh
Spinach curry cooked w/ garbanzo beans
$9.00
CHICKEN ENTREES​
Chicken Curry
Chicken cooked w/ fresh ground Indian herbs & spices
$9.00
Chicken Tikka Masala
Chicken tikka cooked in creamy masala sauce
$12.00
Chicken Mango Masala
Chicken tikka cooked in creamy mango sauce
$12.00
Chicken Makhni
Chicken​ cooked w/ creamy butter based sauce
$12.00
Chicken Bhuna
Chicken​ in thick sauce w/ tomatoes, onion & bell peppers
$11.00
Chicken Coconut Curry
Chicken cooked in coconut milk w/ fresh herbs
$11.00
Chicken Dansak
Chicken cooked in thick sweet & sour lentil sauce
$10.00
Chicken Dopiaza
Chicken cooked w/ chunks of onions in thick sauce
$10.00
Chicken Jalfrezi (Spicy)
Marinated Chicken w/ green chili, onions, bell peppers in ginger sauce
$12.00
Chicken Korma
Chicken cooked in creamy sauce w/ garlic, ginger, coconut, & mild spices
$12.00
LAMB ENTREES​
Lamb Curry
Lamb cooked w/ fresh ground Indian herbs & spices
$11.00
Lamb Tikka Masala
Lamb Tikka cooked in creamy masala sauce
$14.00
Lamb Bhuna
Lamb​ cooked in thick sauce w/ tomatoes, onion & bell peppers
$13.00
Lamb Madras
Lamb cooked w/ fresh tomatoes & herbs
$12.00
Lamb Pasanda
Lamb cooked in full flavored green creamy sauce
$13.00
Lamb Dopiaza
Lamb cooked w/ chunks of onions in thick sauce
$12.00
Lamb Korma
Lamb cooked in creamy sauce w/ garlic, ginger, coconut, & mild spices
$14.00
Lamb Sagh
Lamb cooked w/ spinach & herbs
$13.00
Lamb Vindaloo
Lamb cooked w/ potatoes in hot sauce w/ touch of lemon juice
$13.00
Lamb Makhni
Lamb cooked w/ creamy butter based sauce
$14.00
SEAFOOD ENTREES​
Shrimp Curry
Shrimp cooked w/ fresh ground Indian herbs & spices
$11.00
Shrimp Tikka Masala
Shrimp tikka cooked in creamy masala sauce
$14.00
Shrimp Coconut Curry
Shrimp cooked in coconut milk w/ fresh herbs
$13.00
Shrimp Bhuna
Shrimp cooked in thick sauce w/ tomatoes, onions & bell peppers
$13.00
Shrimp Dansak
Shrimp cooked in thick sweet & sour lentil sauce
$12.00
Shrimp Korma
Shrimp​ cooked in creamy sauce w/ garlic, ginger, coconut, & mild spices
$14.00
Shrimp Pathia
Shrimp cooked in sweet curry sauce w/ fresh herbs & spices
$13.00
Shrimp Sagh
Shrimp​ cooked w/ spinach & herbs
$13.00
Shrimp Vindaloo
Shrimp cooked w/ potatoes in hot sauce w/ touch of lemon juice
$13.00
Mahi Mahi Curry
Chunks of fish fillet cooked w/ fresh ground Indian herbs & spices
$10.00
RICE ENTREES​
Chicken Biryani
Indian style chicken fried rice w/ raisins & almonds
$11.00
Chicken Tikka Biryani
Chicken tikka fried rice w/ raisins & almonds
$12.00
Lamb Biryani
Indian style lamb fried rice w/ raisins & almonds
$13.00
Shrimp Biryani
Indian style shrimp fried rice w/ raisins & cashew nuts
$13.00
Vegetable Biryani
Indian style mixed vegetables fried rice w/ raisins & almonds
$10.00
Fried Rice
Indian style fried rice cooked w/ peas, raisins & almonds
$5.00
Pulau Rice
Aromatic​ basmati rice
$2.00
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Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

Visited with my family. The food was great and the service was fast. We had a great Chicken Tikka Massala and some good Naan breads.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Jaman Z, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2019

541mikkelb, We are pleased that you had a great experience at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant! Thank you for your kind review as well as your patronage.

Reviewed July 2, 2019

A friend and I stumbled upon this neighborhood gem and I couldn't wait to go back. The food is very tasty and the service is friendly. Portions are generous and you can choose your level of spice. I've had the dinner with chicken options and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Jaman Z, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2019

Hillary S., We appreciate your recommendation and rating! We are happy you enjoyed your dining experience at Lal Mirch so much that you returned a second time! Thank you for your patronage and we will look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed March 31, 2019

Has good North Indian food. Tried couple of vegetarian entrees and they were really well made. Kids tried chicken dishes and they really loved it. They can make the dishes spicy if you want. We eat really spicy, so asked one dish to be really...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Best Indian restaurant!! The food is very delicious, service is great. They are very friendly and always make sure everything goes exactly how you want it! I highly recommend this restaurant which has also a lot of vegan/vegetarian option!!

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

The food is full of flavor and aroma. We ordered Dal Tarka, yellow dal so flavorful and delicious. The Paneer makni was rich and creamy and to the point on medium+ Spice. The Sag Dal, a combination of Lentil and Spinch a perfect texture. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Jaman Z, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

NUZE2018, We are happy to know that you were pleasantly surprised! Thanks for leaving a review and rating for Lal Mirch Restaurant. We truly appreciate your patronage!

Reviewed March 2, 2018

Awesome restaurant ! Food is wonderful ! Had a really good time. Service is excellent. Very Fresh and good.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

lala748, Thank you for taking time to leave a rating and kind review for Lal Mirch Restaurant! We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and appreciate your patronage.

Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to Lal Mirch for several years now. Coincidentally, three different people have brought me, without me requesting it. The food is reliably good Indian food. The service has been very hit or miss over the years, but has been good lately. My...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2018

David G., Thank you for the kind review and rating for Lal Mirch Restaurant. We appreciate your patronage.

Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

If you find something wrong with a food item, a decent restaurant will usually apologize and replace it. At this place, however, this decency was notably absent. The server didn’t replace the dish but instead argued. To make it worse, the next dish we ordered...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2017

I am sorry that you did not have a good experience at Lal Mirch. Please call me at (818)980-2273, as I would like to discuss this situation with you.

Reviewed October 5, 2017

Lal Mirch is an excellent Indian food. The restaurant is not really big instead it is very cozy. The service is very attentive and good. The restaurant does not serve alcoholic beverages but will accommodate if you were to take your own (recommend you to...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Armond V, Thank you for taking time to leave a review and rating. I am not sure why you stated that we do not serve alcohol when, indeed, we do serve beer and wine. Thank you for your patronage!

Reviewed May 30, 2017

Food was great and not too pricey - can't find that combination in LA!! They were nice enough to offer suggestions on portions and spice level - that was very helpful.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Zaman J, Owner at Lal Mirch Indian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2017

Thank you for taking time to leave a review and rating for Lal Mirch! I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit and appreciate your patronage.

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