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Mehek Fine Indian Dining

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PRICE RANGE
$12 - $25
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Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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SALADS, SOUPS & INDIAN BREADS‏
SALADS
Fresh Garden Salad
5.00
Paneer Tikka Salad
7.00
SOUPS‏
Tomato Soup, Vegetable Soup, Mulligatawni Soup, Chicken Soup
4.00
INDIAN BREADS
Tandoori Roti
Whole wheat flat bread baked in clay oven
2.00
Plain Naan
Unleavened bread baked in clay oven
2.00
Garlic Naan
Unleavened, handmade bread flavored w/ garlic
3.00
Hot Pepper (Chilli) Garlic Naan
Unleavened, handmade bread flavored w/ hot peppers & garlic
3.00
Lamb Keema Naan
Unleavened while bread stuffed w/ ground lamb
6.00
Plain Paratha
Multi-layered whole wheat bread baked in a clay oven
3.00
Stuffed Paratha ( Potato, Cauliflower, Methi)
Whole wheat bread made w/ spiced stuffing & baked in a clay oven
5.00
Chicken Kulcha/Paratha
Unleavened bread dough stuffed w/ finely chopped chicken baked in clay oven
5.00
Vegetable Kulcha/Paratha
Unleavened bread dough stuffed w/ finely chopped vegetables baked in clay oven
5.00
Onion Kulcha /Paratha
Unleavened bread dough stuffed w/ onions baked in clay oven
4.00
STARTERS‏
Samosa 2 Pcs
Deep fried coned savory turnovers stuffed w/ peas & potatoes
5.00
Samosa Chaat
Samosas topped w/ chick peas., onions & chutney
6.00
Chole Bhature
Deep fried refined flour raised bread w/ chick peas
9.00
Aloo Tikki
Potato patties‏ w/ peas & spices
4.00
Aloo Tikki Chaat
Aloo tikki topped w/ chick peas, onions & chutney
6.00
Papri Chaat
Wheat crispies topped w/ potatoes w/ yogurt & sweet sauce
5.00
Chicken Chaat
Cubes of boneless chicken tossed w/ onions, tomatoes & spices
8.00
Paneer Chaat
Cubes of cottage cheese tossed w/ onions, tomatoes & spices
8.00
Tandoori Chat
Boneless tandoori chicken pieces w/ spices, onions, tomatoes
8.00
Vegetarian Appetizer Sampler
Samosa, tikki, cutlet, vegetable & paneer pakoras
9.00
DESSERTS
Gulab Jamun
Deep fried milk dumplings soaked in flavored sugar syrup
4.00
Gajar Halwa
Grated carrots cooked in milk garnished w/ nuts & raisins
5.00
Ras Malai
Fresh home-made cheese dumplings cooked in flavored milk
5.00
Mehek Special Kheer
Rice cooked in sweetened milk, raisins & almonds
5.00
Mango, Pistachio Ice Cream
4.00
Thandai Ice Cream
5.00
Malai Kulfi
Kulfi is indian traditional way of making ice cream
4.00
Gajar Halwa W/ Malai Kulfi
Grated carrots cooked in milk garnished w/ nuts & raisins w/ indian styled ice cream
6.00
Gulab Jamun W/ Mango Ice Cream
6.00
VAGETABLES & LEGUMES‏
Tender Cubes of Paneer Tandoori Style, Cooked W/ Bell Peppers, Tomatoes & Onions
13.00
Paneer Saagwala
Cubes of paneer w/ spinach
13.00
Paneer Makhani
Cubes of paneer in creamy tomato sauce
13.00
Mattar (Peas) Paneer
Fresh green peas cooked w/ cubes of paneer, herbs & light spices
13.00
Paneer Tamatar Ki Bhurji
Home made soft cheese w/ green peppers, onions, tomatoes
13.00
Shahi Vegetables
Mixed garden fresh vegetables in a creamy sauce w/ almonds & raisins
12.00
Veg Jalfraize
Fresh garden vegetables cooked in a tangy flavored sauce
12.00
Malai Kofta
Soft vegetable balls cooked in creamy sauce w/ nuts
12.00
Aloo Gobhi (Potato & Cauliflower)
Cauliflower & potatoes cooked w/ tomatoes, ginger & herbs
12.00
Mehek Punjabi Kadhi
Famous & sought after north indian delicacy
12.00
CHICKEN ENTREES & LAMB ENTREES
Chicken Makhani
Boneless chicken tikka in creamy tomato sauce
15.00
Chicken Saagwala
Boneless chicken cooked w/ spinach freshly ground ginger
15.00
Kadai Chicken
Boneless chicken cooked w/ onions, bell peppers & tomatoes in thick sauce
15.00
Chicken Malabari
Boneless chicken cooked in a thick sauce flavored w/ coconut milk
15.00
Chicken Achari
Boneless chicken cooked in a thick sauce w/ pickled spices
15.00
Chicken Korma
Boneless chicken cooked w/ herbs in mild cream sauce
15.00
Chicken Curry
Boneless chicken cooked in thick curry sauce & garnished w/ fresh coriander
15.00
Methi Chicken
Boneless chicken cooked w/ fresh fenugreek leaves
15.00
Chicken Vindaloo
Boneless chicken‏ cooked w/ potatoes in a tangy & spicy sauce
15.00
Chicken Jalfraize
Boneless chicken pieces cooked w/ vegetables & fresh herbs
15.00
SEAFOOD ENTREES & BASMATI DELIGHT‏
Tandoori Fish Masala
Fish tikka cooked in mild creamy sauce w/ bell peppers & tomatoes
18.00
Fish Malabari
Fish cooked in a thick sauce flavored w/ coconut milk
17.00
Fish Korma
Fish cooked w/ spices, herbs, cashews, raisins in mild creamy sauce
17.00
Mehek Special Fish
Chef specialty
18.00
Fish Vindaloo
Fish cooked‏ w/ potatoes in a tangy & spicy sauce
17.00
Shrimp Masala
Jumbo shrimp cooked w/ bell peppers in spicy sauce
17.00
Shrimp Achari
Jumbo shrimp cooked in a thick sauce w/ pickled spices
17.00
Shrimp Saagwala
Jumbo shrimp cooked w/ spinach
17.00
Shrimp Kadai
Fresh shrimp cooked w/ onions, bell peppers & tomatoes in a thick sauce
17.00
Plain Rice
Steamed basmati rice
3.00
BEVERAGES
Neembu Pani, Sweet/Salted in Soda/ Water
Refreshing lime juice drink
Small4.00
Large3.00
Lassi, Sweet/Salted or Mango Flavored
Chilled yogurt drink, sweet/salted/rose, mango flavored
4.00
Mehek Special Lassi, Rose Flavored
Special chilled yogurt drin w/ special flavoring
4.00
Mehek Khus or Roohafza
Chilled non aerated indian herbal drinks
3.00
Sodas, Carbonated Drinks
2.00
Mango Milkshake
4.00
Thandai Ice Cream
Chilled festive indian ice cream
5.00
Coffee
3.00
Masala Tea
Hot
3.00
Assorted iced-teas available as per our exclusive hi-tea menu
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two people had excellent vegetarian meals here. I review quite a number of restaurants, and rarely give five stars, which on my personal scale means "Worth a trip out of your way." The dishes were well presented and had interesting flavors. This was one of...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rtaba285
Reviewed July 26, 2019

I write reviews just because I appreciate them and they can be helpful as your deciding where to go eat, stay, etc. Maybe this was an off day for Mehek in Princeton but when we arrived for lunch at about 1:30 the restaurant was empty....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Peaccccccce
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

We had worried about not having a reservation before heading to downtown Princeton on a Saturday night, but found that there were no issues getting into Mehek. Food was good, service was good, and we enjoyed the meal. It’s a little shabby inside, but it...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed March 26, 2019

Excellent food, excellent service and very convenient to the center of town. Good variety of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Leonard S
Reviewed March 21, 2019

We weren't familiar with the location (at all) so we actually went in through the pick up area which is downstairs. They were very friendly about our mistake! The buffet is good, a small selection & is offered w/ complementary plain naan but we opted...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Natrona
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Do not order from here if you have Celiac disease (gluten free). I called to double check that the Tandori was made completely gluten free (separate cooking vessel) and was told it was. I ran multiple NIMA (gluten testing for <20ppm of gluten -- meaning...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lyraEMR
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

It was great for a quickie lunch with its ready buffet, but not one item was noteworthy...Tandoori chicken dry and hard to find the chicken on the bone; cashew vegetables rather tasteless; curry chicken dry and dull; and so forth. Nice bread, pleasing and pleasant...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Great food. I went with my friends during lunch time. The buffet had a good amount of options, and the service was excellent. Also, the restaurant was not crowded at all, which was surprising to us. But once we at down, people started coming in,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 518deepakk
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I was coming for a Princeton Bridge Year orientation weekend for my son, and looking for a good restaurant for a large group (16) of parents to gather for an affordable meal with relative quiet to get to know one another. I took the advice...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank willijr
Reviewed May 15, 2018

I love their take-out vegan lunches. The buffet at lunch also has plenty of vegan choices. Right in town.

Date of visit: May 2018
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