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Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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APPETIZERS
Vegetable Samosa
deep fried, mildly spiced vegetable turnovers stuffed with green peas and potatoes.
3.95
Samosa Chaat
smaosa with chick peas, potatoes tossed in different sauces.
3.95
Bhojia
garden-fresh cut vegetables deep-fried in a mildly spiced chick peas batter.
3.95
Vegetables Pakora
fresh vegetables: cauliflower, potatoes deep fried with chick pea batter.
3.95
Patata Wada
spicy deep fried potatoes with peas.
3.95
Paneer Pakora
delicate homemade fresh cottage cheese fitters with a touch of cumin seed and oriental spices.
4.95
Channe Ki Chaat
a tangy combination of chickpeas and potatoes, tossed in a tamarind sauce & sprinkled with indian black salt, served cold.
3.95
Mirchi Pakora (spicy)
fresh green chilli peppers deep fried in chick pea batter served with tamarind sauce.
4.95
Meat Samosa
crisp deep-fried turnovers stuffed with mildly spiced minced meat.
4.95
Chicken Pakora
mildly spiced boneless ribs of spring chicken fritters flavored with fresh onion, garlic and ginger.
4.95
SOUP
Mulligatawny Soup
vegetable soup-a traditional garden fresh vegetable soup, delicately spiced and served with a wedge of lemon.yogurt with cucumber and carrot
3.95
Coconut Soup
creamy shredded coconut soup, with nuts and spices.
3.95
Tomato Soup
a spicy, tangy light soup flavored with authentic indian spices.
3.95
Shahi Murg Shorba
chicken soup.
3.59
CHICKEN SPECIALTY
Chicken Makhani
tender pieces of chicken tandoori cooked in a mild fresh tomato sauce, flavored with butter.
12.95
Chicken Curry
chicken cooked in a special curry with traditional spices.
12.95
Chicken Vindallo
diced chicken with potatoes in a sharply spiced gravy.
12.95
Chicken Saag
boneless chicken cooked with mildly spiced spinach and herbs.
12.95
Chicken Tikka Masala
tender boneless pieces of chicken broiled in clay oven, then cooked in a fresh tomato, onion, bell pepper, and butter sauce.
12.95
Chicken Chilli
boneless pieces of chicken broiled in the tandoor and cooked with onions, bell peppers and tomatoes.
12.95
Chicken Shahi Korma
boneless chicken cooked in a cashew nut gravy with almond sauce.
12.95
Chicken Tikka Mushroom
tender pieces of boneless chicken and fresh mushroom cooked in a mildly spicy creamy tomato sauce.
12.95
Chicken Madras
boneless chicken cooked with tomatoes and coconut in a medium hot sauce.
12.95
Chicken Jal Fareji
chicken drum sticks along with fresh herbs and tomatoes, bell peppers and onion.
12.95
SEAFOOD SPECIALS
Shrimp Curry
shrimp marinated in vinegar cooked with potatoes and indian spices.
13.95
Shrimp Saag
shrimp cooked with mildly spiced spinach and herbs.
13.95
Shrimp Nirgisi
large shrimp cooked with coconut in a spicy sauce.
13.95
Tandoori Shrimp Masala
shrimp barbecued in tandoor and quick cooked in a special butter sauce.
13.95
Tandoori Fish Masala
fresh fish marinated with spices and cooked with chopped onions, bell peppers, tomatoes and delicate spices.
13.95
Tandoori Fish Saag
fresh fish cooked in clay oven, in spinach and mildly spices.
13.95
VEGETABLE SPECIALS
Mixed Vegetables
garden fresh mixed vegetables simmered in a mildly spiced sauce.
10.95
Malai Kofta
soft cheese and vegetable dumpling simmered in a mild creamy sauce.
11.95
Bhindi Masala
fresh okra cooked in a mildly spiced thick sauce.
11.95
Mutter Paneer
homemade fried cheese cubes with garden fresh peas in a mild sauce.
11.95
Aalo Mutter
peas and potatoes cooked in fresh indian spices.
10.95
Baingen Bharta
fresh eggplant cooked in a mildly spiced thick sauce.
11.95
Aalo Gobi
cauliflower and potatoes cooked with fresh indian spices.
11.95
Channa Saag
spinach cooked with chick pea and indian spices.
11.95
Kadhi Pakora
vegetable fritters in gravy, made from yogurt and chick pea batter.
11.95
Paneer Makhani Or Paneer Tikka Masala
cottage cheese cubes cooked in a rich buttery tomato gravy.
11.95
DESSERT
Kulfi Or Mango Nut Kulfi
authentic indian ice cream enriched with seasonal nuts and flavored with rose water.
2.95
Mango Ice Cream
ice cream made of fresh mango flavors.
3.95
Kheer
rice pudding.
2.95
Gulab Jamun
homemade soft milk balls dipped in honey syrup, served warm.
3.95
Rus Malai
homemade cottage cheese patties dipped in sweetened milk, flavored with cardamon and garnished with pistachios.
3.95
Burfi
homemade paneer and coconut.
2.95
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

If you're looking for the real thing in Indian Cuisine this is the place to go. Wait staff very helpful in explaining the menu. Cost in line with the quality of the ambiance and food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ForTheDogs B
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Nawab has been a favorite Indian cuisine restaurant for many years. The location is a little out of the way for us but so worth the drive. Located close to the New Street bridge which crosses the Lehigh River and the Lehigh University campus the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JamieJW
Reviewed May 2, 2019

Nawab is a convenient destination for events on the South Side of Bethlehem, on 4th St below Lehigh University, and we have been there with some frequency. On a Saturday night three of us enjoyed and shared the Tandoori Fish Masala, Palek Paneer and Baingen...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Butterfn
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We had a great meal here! The food was delicious and tasty. My wife is gluten free and 90% of the menu is GF, sadly the Naan was not. Every one that works there was great except for the younger man working there. He was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BethlehemPaUSA
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Ordered take out from Nawab on a rainy day. This was my first experience with Indian cuisine. Yes, I've had curry dishes in Thai restaurants but I feel that doesn't count. All the food was bursting with flavors new to my palette. Naan bread was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed a visit to Nawab recently. The food was delicious. There are so many choices. You can also choose the level of spice. There are many vegetarian options. This is a BYOB restaurant. Prices are very reasonable. The restaurant decor is minimal. Service was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CTgirl66
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and reasonably priced. Declared like home cooking by my Indian colleagues. Excellent service. Parking is a challenge. City is known for ticketing so be sure to pay at meter by credit card. Have been here several times over the years and always pleased.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Travellors3
Reviewed August 15, 2018

My family stopped by Lehigh Univ on our back from NYC to Pgh. We decided to have lunch in Nawab because hubby & I love Indian food. What a letdown. Maybe we're just spoiled by the Indian restaurants in Pgh but Nawab is below average...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Denskwik
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I drove up to Bethlehem on a Saturday to have lunch at a certain restaurant. But when we discovered that it was closed we decided to try Nawab instead, seeing that it was nearby. We're quite familiar with Indian cuisine. Back home we'd...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Antputnam
Reviewed June 19, 2018

When we dined for lunch we had the buffet. The spices are intoxicating to smell, The food quality and freshness was uneven though. Some of the dishes blew me away while others were bland and uninspired. Plenty of vegetarian options. Decor and ambience are nothing...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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