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Batika India Bistro - Novato

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PRICE RANGE
$15 - $20
CUISINES
Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Menu

SOUPS, SALADS & APPETIZERS‎
4.75
mulligtw any soup
whole mustard, curry leaves and asafetida tempered lentils, coconut milk and seasonal vegetables, garnish with rice (vegan)
6.50
shrimp curry soup
home made hot sauce shrimp coconut milk and veggie broth
4.25
desi indian salad
mix green with carrots, cucumber, tomatoes, onions with mint dressing
4.95
warm chicken salad
freshly, tandoor cooked chicken breast with crisp romaine and curried caesar dressing
4.25
vegetable samosas
savory‎ pastry stuffed with peas and masaladar potatoes (vegan)
4.25
onion pokoras
red, yellow and green onion flitters with chick pea batter (vegan)
5.95
shrimp pokoras
chickpea batter fried crispy shrimps
9.95
teen kebab
three different kebabs ~ sheek kebab, chicken tikka and boti kebab
RICE, DAL AND BRIYANI‎
2.50
white rice
finest‎ basmati rice with bay leaves and green cardamom
2.95
saffron rice
finest‎ basmati cooked with saffron bay leaves, cardamom and turmeric (vegan)
3.95
coconut rice
finest basmati with mustard , curry leaves , lentils and coconut
6.95
vegetable pulao
fresh seasonal vegetables with cumin and basmati rice
10.50
chicken dum briyani
chicken cooked with basmati rice, mint and golden fried onions. served with raita
9.25
dal makhani
whole black dal with tomatoes, spices, simmered overnight over tandoor
yellow dal
lentils tempered with cumin, garlic and turmeric (can be vegan)
FRESH TANDOORI BREADS‎
3.25
plain naan
leavened flat bread cook in clay oven
3.50
butter naan
leavened flat bread topped with onion seeds, cilantro and butter
3.95
garlic naan
garlic, cilantro and onion seeds topped, leavened flat bread
4.25
onion and cheese kulcha
golden brown onions , mozzarella and parmesan stuffed bread
4.50
keema kulcha
spiced ground lamb, stuffed in flat bread
3.95
aloo paratha
whole what flat bread stuffed with potatoes and spices (can be vegan)
2.95
tandoori roti
whole wheat flat bread cook in clay oven (vegan)
8.75
assorted bread
plain naan, garlic naan and onion and cheese kulcha
SUBZI MÉLANGE‎
11.50
palak paneer
spinach,‎ homemade cottage cheese and spices
11.25
mattar panner
cottage cheese with sweet and tangy tomatoes, onions and mango powder onion
11.75
paneer tikka masala
tandoor broiled cottage cheese with tikka masala sauce.
11.25
aloo gobi
cauliflower florets and potatoes with cumin and spices (can be vegan)
11.50
subzi malabar
fresh vegetables, mustard seeds, curry leaves, coconut and spices (can be vegan)
9.75
chana masala
garbanzo beans cooked with onions tomatoes, spices and mango powder
9.75
dhingri mattar
mushroom and green peas with onions tomatoes and yogurt
10.25
achari eggplant
indian style sweet and tangy eggplant curry ( check for availability)
CHICKEN ENTREE‎
12.75
chicken curry
authentic north indian chicken specialty ~ onions, tomatoes and spices
12.75
butter chicken
pulled tandoori chicken with tomatoes, fenugreek, spices and cream and almond
13.50
chicken tikka masala
tandoor cooked chicken breast with tomatoes, fenugreek, spices, cream and almond
12.75
methi murg
chicken with onion and spices, finished with cream and ground cashew nut
12.75
chicken vindaloo
konkan style chicken with potatoes, vinegar, spices and chilies
LAMB ENTREE‎
13.95
kashmiri rogan josh
tender cubes of lamb with onions, tomatoes and spices
13.95
lamb vindaloo
kokon style lamb with potatoes, vinegar and chilies
13.95
keema mattar
ground lamb and peas with onion tomatoes and spices
SEAFOOD ENTREE‎
14.50
bhuna scallop
scallops sauté with dice bell peppers, onions, tomatoes and spices
14.50
macchi malabar
salmon with rich coconut gravy, from coastal region of india
14.50
coconut lemon shrimp
tiger shrimps with lemon pepper, coconut, tomatoes and onions
KEBAB KARKHANA‎
full order 18.75
half order 10.25
tandoori chicken
young chicken marinated with yogurt and fresh indian spices
14.95
tandoori chicken tikka
boneless white meat with yogurt, cream cheese, spices and saffron
15.25
boti kebab
tender cubes of lamb marinated with ginger, garlic, spices and paprika
14.75
sheek kebab
freshly ground lean meat of lamb with mint, onion and cilantro
16.00
jhinga hariyali
prawns‎ in mint, cilantro, jalapeno and tomato marinade
17.25
salmon kali mirchi
black pepper and indian spices crusted fresh atlantic salmon
20.95
paach kebab
combination of tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, boti, sheek and jhinga hariyali
12.50
tandoori vegetable
yogurt and spices marinated seasonal vegetable broiled in tandoor oven
THALI (VALUE MEAL)‎
20.95
veg thali
chana masala, dal makhani, palak paneer, aloo gobi , green salad and roti
22.95
non veg. thali
butter chicken, dal makhani, palak paneer, green salad and combination of sheek and tandoori chicken tikka and plain naan
ON THE SIDE‎
2.95
sweet mango chutney
sweet mangoes with sugar, spices and vinegar
1.50
green chili pickle
pickled green chilies with yellow mustard and ginger
1.95
papadum
tandoori roasted rolled papadums
2.95
raita
freshly grated cucumber, carrots, blended with home made yogurt, golden raisins and roasted cumin
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

I've stopped in for their lunch buffet several times, and I've never been disappointed. The place is clean, staff are friendly without hovering, and the food is always spot on. The buffet features a lot of vegetarian dishes, but there's also plenty to choose from...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Joe H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great spot that's a lot of fun to go to and sit outside. Delicious meal every time we go. Which is often. Great professional service with plenty of recommendations for novice diners. Fairly priced with good portions. who wants to go with me

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Larry U
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We stop here on the way to SF, and the food has been outstanding every visit in the year or two since our first visit. Literally everything we have tried on the menu has been very good or outstanding. It's worth ordering from the menu...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The lunch buffet is VERY tasty, and has great vegetarian options. They always have chicken and sometimes fish, and dessert. The chai is a bit pricey, but we like the free refills. Indoors can get noisy, but the garden patio is an excellent alternative even...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank minimuffinlover
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Glad I made reservations . Did not realize that Mother’s Day was going to be that crazy. Requested a window table. That was lovely. We were late and they still saved our table even though it was crazy. Food and service is always great. Love...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank toddbP9048WO
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Good, solid indian place. Nice atmosphere inside, if not a little cramped and loud. Food's kinda pricey, but good overall. Staff is friendly, but a tad disconnected... probably because of the language barrier.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 1000-Foot-Nixon
Reviewed October 2, 2017

For a nice change of pace, we like to go here for lunch. The food we enjoy is generally buffet style, but delicious. The Indian bread is a must. The chicken with rice is a favorite. Service is good. Place is not very big.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 618bernardh
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I had lunch here today. I had the buffet lunch. Good food and all you can eat. My bill was about $11

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Tommy L
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This was a gem in downtown Novato that I never realized was there. With an outdoor patio and a great buffet for $10.95 all you can eat you can't beat it!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Tom F
Reviewed May 8, 2017

My friend and I were woo'd in by one of the wait staff. As another review stated, we saw the beautiful garden and thought it would be a nice venue. We ordered the buffet. It was so dark in the dining room, we couldn't see...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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