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Akbar Palace Restaurant

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APPETIZERS​
Mulligatawny Soup
The famous soup made from lentils, simmered w/ spices & served w/ a wedge of lemon
Chicken Corn Soup
Cream of chicken soup w/ fresh corn
Aloo Tikki
Mildly spiced potato pancakes
Assorted Appetizer
Combination platter of vegetable fritters, samosa & chicken wings
Channa Ki Chat
Delicately spiced chickpeas, potatoes & green bell peppers served cold in tamarind sauce
Chicken Chat
Bone less chicken, potatoes & onion mixed in tamarind sauce sprinkled w/ mango powder & black Indian salt, served cold
Chicken Pakoras
Chicken wing fritters in special batter
Fried Fish
Flavored fillet of fish fried to perfection
Meat Samosa
The lamb version of vegetable samosa
Onion Bhajia
Thinly sliced onion fritters
INDIAN BREADS​
Mumtaz Naan
The naan that can be eaten as an appetizer or dessert stuffed w/ mango chutney & topped w/ sesame seeds
Naan
Unleavened bread freshly baked in traditional clay oven
Onion Kulcha
Naan stuffed w/ onions
Paratha
Whole wheat layered bread, baked in the tandoor topped w/ melted butter
Peshawari Naan
Connoisseur's naan stuffed w/ nuts
Poori
Whole wheat puffed fried bread
Special Tokri
Assortment​ of onion kulcha, garlic naan & naan
Tandoori Roti
Whole wheat bread cooked in tandoor
Tokri
Assortment of naan, tandoori roti & paratha
Bhatura
The​ ideal fried bread w/ any thing garbanzo
CHICKEN SPECIAL​
Chicken Jalfrezi
Chicken cooked in butter w/ fresh garden vegetables
Chicken Karahi
Chicken cooked w/ tomatoes, ginger, garlic & fresh ground spices
Chicken Korma
Very mildly spiced chicken flavored w/ coconut & simmered in yogurt
Chicken Madras
Highly spiced chicken, deliciously flavored w/ browned onions & cardamoms
Chicken Makhani
Pieces of tandoori chicken red meat cooked in butter & cream sauce
Chicken Methiwala
Boneless chicken cooked w/ fenugreek, herbs & spices
Chicken Sagwala
Marinated chicken pieces cooked w/ creamed spinach, coriander & blend of spices
Chicken Tikka Masala
Tender boneless chicken tikka pieces, cooked w/ spices in butter sauce
Chicken Vindaloo
Chicken pieces & potatoes cooked in hot & tangy curry sauce
GOAT SPECIAL​
Goat Curry
Traditional goat curry prepared w/ onions tomatoes & regular spices
Goat Karahi
Succulent pieces of goat cooked in heavy sauce w/ lots of spices served in traditional pot
Goat Xacutti
Pronounced for those who like it hot tender goat cooked w/ lots of spices, & roasted coconut
Kofta Curry
Goat meat balls made out of goat meat & cooked in a rich flavorful Indian curry
LAMB SPECIAL​
Lamb Bhuna
Cubes of lamb covered w/ sautéed onions, green peppers & a touch of garlic & ginger
Lamb Karahi
Cubes of lamb cooked w/ tomatoes, ginger & garlic & fresh spices
Lamb Shahi Korma
Lamb cubes marinated & cooked w/ nuts in cream sauce
Lamb Xacutti
A spicy lamb curry from the west coast of india, made w/ roasted coconut & blend of rare spices
Pishori Pasanda
Lamb pieces marinated & cooked w/ ginger & garlic, in mild spices
Rogan Josh
A traditional lamb curry covered w/ chopped onions, tomatoes & freshly ground spices
Sag Meat
Lamb cooked in creamed spinach, coriander & herbs
Lamb Vindaloo
Lamb cooked w/ potatoes in a hot & tangy curry
SEAFOOD SPECIAL​
Lobster Malai Khasa
Lobster cooked in very mild cream sauce & flavored w/ coconut
Shrimp Mustard
Shrimps cooked w/ cumin & mustard seeds in cream sauce
Crab Malabar
Succulent pieces of crabmeat simmered in onions, tomatoes, fennel seed & touch of green coriander in cream sauce
Shrimp Curry
shrimps cooked in traditional Indian curry sauce
Goa Fish
Fish cooked w/ ground coconut in a mixture of spices & herbs
Fish Curry
Traditional fish curry
Shrimp Jalfreji
Large shrimps sautéed w/ bell pepper, onions, tomatoes & onions
Shrimp Karahi
Shrimps cooked w/ tomatoes, ginger & garlic & fresh spices
Prawn Kebab Masala
Shrimp kababs in a tomato based cream sauce
Shrimp Vindaloo
Shrimps cooked w/ potatoes in a hot tangy sauce
CHEF SPECIAL​
Vegetarian Thali
A fully satisfying meal for our vegetarian guests, which includes samosa, dal, mix vegetables, palak paneer, raita & nan or poori & choice of either kheer or gulab jaman
Special Chicken Platter
2 Pieces each of chicken tikka, malai kebab & murg jahangeri served w/ chicken tikka masala & nan
Special Tandoori Mix Grill
Tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, boti kebab, seekh kebab & prawn kebab served w/ vegetable jalfrezi & nan
Special Akbar Dinner
Non vegetarian platter includes, choice of mulligatawny soup or vegetable samosa, tandoori chicken, boti kebab, chicken tikka, rogan josh, dal & onion kulcha
VEGETABLES SPECIAL​
Alu Beans
String beans & potatoes sauteed in spices
Alu Gobi Masala
Cauliflower & potatoes cooked w/ onions, tomatoes & delicate spices
Alu Methi
Potatoes cooked w/ fenugreek & herbs
Begun Bhartha
Eggplant baked, mushed & cooked w/ onions & tomatoes
Bhindi Masala
Fresh okra cooked w/ tomatoes, onions, herbs & spices
Cabbage & Peas
Garden fresh cabbage & peas cooked in mild spice
Channa Masala
Chickpeas,​ onions & tomatoes cooked in tangy sauce
Channa Palak
Chickpeas cooked w/ creamed spinach
Sarson Ka Sag
Mustard greens cooked w/ special winter flavors & juliennes of ginger
Channa Pindi
Blackened garbanzo beans cooked w/ whole green chilies & some potatoes in sharp spices
RICE SPECIAL​
Pullau Begum Bahar
Special rice cooked w/ lamb, chicken, shrimp & mixture of freshly ground spices, almonds & raisins
Lamb Pullau
Long grain basmati rice cooked w/ juicy lamb & delicately spiced
Vegetable Biryani
Saffron rice blended w/ garden fresh vegetables & nuts
Goat Biryani
Done just right the mogul way, basmati rice cooked w/ juicy pieces of goat bone in
Shahjehani Biryani
A classic dish cooked w/ chicken, nuts & raisins w/ saffron flavored rice
Shrimp Pullau
Long grain rice cooked w/ shrimp, saffron & seasoning
Pullau Rice
Basmati rice cooked w/ few select spices
TANDOORI SPECIAL​
Boti Kebab
Juicy cubes of lamb marinated & roasted in tandoor oven
Chicken Malai Kebab
Tender chicken marinated in garlic, ginger & cream cheese
Chicken Tikka
Boneless chicken portions marinated & roasted tandoori style
Lamb Chops
Mildly spiced baby lamb chops roasted as per your choice
Lamb Seekh Kebab
Minced lamb blended w/ herbs & spices roasted on skewers
Murg Jahangeri
Chicken pieces marinated in yogurt & roasted in the tandoor oven w/ lavish blasting of chili-coriander sauce
Prawn Kebab
Shrimp lightly seasoned & broiled over charcoal in tandoor
Tandoori Chicken
Bone-in chicken marinated in yogurt, spices, herbs, & barbecued in the clay oven
Tandoori Mixed Grill
Tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, boti kebab, seekh kebab & prawn kebab platter for the true gourmet
Tandoori Salmon
Lightly seasoned filet of salmon cooked in the tandoor served on a bed of green bell peppers & onions
About
Akbar Palace offers Indian fine dining for lunch, dinner and brunch on the Saturdays. We’re best known for our beautiful lunch buffet and for using the best ingredients available. We offer many vegetarian options. Enjoy classic Indian dishes like Samosas, Tikka Masala or Vindaloo, Channa, Kofta Curry, Lamb Bhuna, Pullau, Kebabs and more. We also offer South Indian specialty dishes like Idli and Uttapam. Make sure to save room for Kheer, Gulab Jamun or Mango Ice Cream. Our full bar is stocked with great wines, beers and liquors. Akbar Palace also offers catering for any event all over Maryland, Delaware, South Pennsylvania, Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia. We can also host events for up
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
CUISINES
Indian
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Still great food but service has gone down hill. The last two times our server could not speak english! I have called to order and the person could not understand english. WTF!!!! Also the walls next to the tables are VERY dirty. They really need...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BRK82
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Decent food. Decor needs updating, the seating and interior are showing the years. The lunch buffet is very good. Better than when we had dinner. The staff is very nice, courteous and accommodating.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Q3861KJkarens
Reviewed June 4, 2019

The food was very good and service was wonderful, have a great verity of food to chose from and the place is very clean, plus they have classes to show you how they prepare the food.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shirley N
Reviewed January 30, 2019

I would recommend the lunch buffet during the week. The food is delicious! They keep the buffet well stocked and the food is hot and fresh.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rddiggins
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite spots to visit. Always a good meal - many people wanted to know where get then tasty treats.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nate L
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The early afternoon buffet is a treat and a good value for the dollar. It is $10 for all you can eat during the week and $12 on the weekend. The owner is very personable. He answered our questions and chatted about Indian culture and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Perryville_John
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I love Indian food, but this was mediocre at best. The service was slow as the waiter took about 15 minutes to come to our table. The hostess and busperson were wonderful and very polite. Once the waiter came, he was very nice as well....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bim3rd2018
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

First time at this place and that have a great variety of food on the menu. The service was slow to take a drink order and get the drinks. We also waited about 20 minutes before we could get the bill even though the place...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 366brandona
Chandra N, Owner at Akbar Palace Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thank you for your feed back and also the point you have raised of slow service I will appreciate if you let me know the date of your visit I would like to look into ut and see that we tighten up our operations Once...More

Reviewed June 6, 2018

I've been eating Indian Food for 30 years, and haven't found a better restaurant (in the many dozens I've dined in). In fact, I've visited India twice and this food rivals it. I don't understand some of the reviews I see here that talk about...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank raswrites
Chandra N, Owner at Akbar Palace Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Dear patron thank you for your reviews it is people like you that make our day and lend a new resolve to continue being able to bring clean wholesome tasty and healthy food with a smile Thanks once again

Reviewed February 27, 2018

What do I like about Akbar? Okay I'll tell you. First of all, it's only 4 miles from home. Secondly I thoroughly enjoy the weekday lunch buffet (especially the tandoori chicken) and thirdly, chatting about anything with the owner, C.K....Just the other day I was...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MREDDIE
Chandra N, Owner at Akbar Palace Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

Thanks for your review it means a lot to us

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