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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$30 - $30
CUISINES
Indian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

SOUPS & SALAD‏
Mulligatawny Soup
A spicy favorite of Anglo-India made with red lentils and vegetables
$3.95
Tomato Shorba
A rich blend of tomatoes and coconut seasoned with a delicate touch of spices
$3.95
Chicken Shorba
India style chicken broth flavored with aromatic spices
$4.95
House Garden Salad
$4.95
Indian Cucumber Salad
Indian version of salsa sprinkled with chaat masala
$2.95
APPETIZERS
SAMOSAS‏
Vegetable Samosas
(2 samosas per order) potatoes and green peas samosas
$5.95
Pakoras
Assorted vegetable pakoras
$4.95
Paneer Pakoras
$5.95
Chicken Pakoras
$5.95
Amritsari Fish Pakoras
$6.95
CHAAT & COLD APPETIZERS
Aloo Papri Chaat
Spiced potatoes with wheat wafer topped with yogurt and chutneys
$5.95
Aloo Tikki Chaat
Spicy potato patties with chickpeas topped with yogurt, onions and chutneys
$5.95
Bhel Poori
An excellent combination of puffed rice, onions and chutneys
$4.95
TANDOORI & HOT APPETIZERS‏
Vegetable Seekh
A mixture of vegetables, paneer, potatoes and nuts cooked to perfection
$8.95
Hara Bhara Kebab
Fresh spinach mixed with potatoes, green chilies and cilantro gently spiced and fried served with chutneys
$8.95
Shrimp Balchow
A spicy tangy goan classic, shrimp cooked in a goan pickling spice and served on a crispy bread
$9.95
Lollipop Chicken
A very popular Indo / Chinese snack, chicken wings stuffed with seafood, sauteed with vegetables and and finished in oyster sauce
$9.95
Tandoori Wings
Marinated chicken grilled in the tandoor
$8.95
Kakori Seekh Kebab
Very popular,‏ tender and juicy ground lamb kebab
$9.95
Shammi Kebab
Ground lamb and lentil kebab a favorite of the masses in India
$8.95
Galouti Kebab (Royal Kebab)
Delicious and very flavorful melt in your mouth smoked kebabs originated from the kitchen of of the Nawabs (royals) of Lucknow a few hundred years ago
$9.95
TANDOORI FARE
Hariyali Paneer Tikka
Pieces of paneer marinated in mint, cilantro and green chili paste cooked on a grill
$15.95
Tandoori Chicken
Tender cornish chicken marinated in yogurt and spices cooked in the tandoor
$15.95
Chicken Tikka
Chicken breast pieces marinated in yogurt and spices cooked on skewers in the tandoor
$15.95
Murgh Malai Kebab
Chicken breast cubes marinated in cashew paste and cheese. A succulent juicy kebab
$15.95
Maas Ke Sule
Cubed boneless leg of lamb marinated in spices and yogurt. From the palaces of Rajasthan
$16.95
Adraki Champ
Tender and juicy rack of lamb marinated in an amazing ginger marinade and cooked in the tandoor
$19.95
Tandoori Raan
Boneless lamb‏ leg grilled to perfection and topped with a mughlai sauce
$16.95
Tandoori Salmon Tikka
Fresh Atlantic salmon marinated in herbs and spices and cooked in the tandoor
$18.95
Tandoori Malai Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp marinated with cream cheese, nuts, ginger, garlic and spices, grilled in the tandoor
$18.95
VEGETARIAN SPECIALTIES‏
Served with rice
Maharaja Dal Makhani
Lentils flavored‏ with fresh ground herbs and spices, our house secret recipe
$12.95
Aloo Gobi
Cauliflower florets and potatoes cooked with herbs and spices
$13.95
Chana Masala
A North Indian specialty subtly flavored chickpeas tempered with ginger, garlic, onions and tomatoes
$13.95
Baingan Bharta
Grilled smoked eggplant sauteed with onions, tomatoes and fresh herbs
$13.95
Bhindi Do Pyaza
Okra sauteed with onions, tomatoes, ginger and spices
$14.95
Baingan Patiala Masala
Tangy fresh eggplant slices smeared with herbs and spices sauteed with raisins and cashews and garnished with almonds
$14.95
Vegetable and Tofu Jalfrezi
Mixed vegetables cooked with tofu, onions and bell peppers in a tangy spicy sauce
$14.95
Navrattan Shahi Korma
Assorted graden fresh vegetables sauteed with fresh herbs and spices in a creamy sauce with cashews and almonds
$14.95
Gobi Kaju
Cauliflower florets pan seared in a delicately spiced creamy sauce with whole cashews and paneer
$14.95
CHICKEN SPECIALTIES
Served with rice
Chicken Tikka Masala
Tender chicken pieces tandoor cooked then simmered in a delicate creamy tomato sauce
$15.95
Chicken Korma
Chicken cooked in the royal cream gravy made from onions, ginger, garlic and almond and almond and cashew paste
$15.95
Chicken Vindaloo
Chicken simmered in a little tangy and piquant goan sauce with potatoes
$15.95
Chicken Curry
Chicken pieces cooked in a thick onion and tomato sauce
$15.95
Chicken Makhani
A popular‏ chicken dish from Delhi bone in tandoori chicken simmered in a creamy tomato sauce
$15.95
Kadhai Chicken
Chicken cooked in a tomato sauce with bell peppers and onions in an iron wok
$15.95
Chicken Saag
Chicken pieces cooked in a tandoor and sauteed with creamy pureed spinach
$15.95
Murgh Wajid Ali
A royal delicacy from the kitchen of Wajid Ali Shah, chicken breast stuffed with paneer and nuts simmered in a creamy saffron sauce
$17.95
LAMB SPECIALTIES‏
Served with rice
Lamb Rogan Josh
A very poppular lamb curry from Kashmir
$16.95
Gosht Lababdar
Cubes of lamb cooked in a tandoor and simmered is a delicate creamy tomato sauce
$16.95
Lamb Shahi Korma
Lamb cooked in royal creamy gravy made from onions, ginger, garlic and almond and cashew paste
$16.95
Lamb Vindaloo
Lamb simmered in a little tangy and piquant goan sauce with potatoes
$16.95
Lamb Saag
Lamb cooked with pureed spinach
$16.95
Khatta Dhuandar Gosht
Lamb cubes and ground lmab smoked and cooked with pomegranate seeds in a piquant sauce
$17.95
Gulmarg Gosht Yakhni
A Kashmir‏ delight, a fennel and cardamom flavored lamb cooked in a yogurt sauce
$16.95
Mutton Korma
Bone in goat cooked with yogurt and spices a house special from the kitchen of King Bahadur Shah Zafar
$16.95
SEAFOOD
Served with rice
Goan Fish Curry
Fresh flounder cooked with coconut and tamarind
$17.95
Patrani Machi
Tilapia coated with coconut mint chutney and spices traditionally steamed wrapped in a banana leaf
$18.95
Maharaja Salmon
Fresh atlantic salmon simmered in a cream tomato sauce
$18.95
Grilled Pomfret
A mouth watering Indian delicacy of marinated pomfret grilled to perfection
$18.95
Shrimp Vindaloo
Shrimp simmered in a little tangy and piquant goan sauce with potatoes
$17.95
Shrimp Tandoori Masala
Tandoori shrimp simmered in a butter cream tomato sauce
$17.95
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

We were at an event at the Harvard Kennedy School and wanted something spicy. Both of us are married to women who do not like spicy. This restaurant delivered the extra heat that we ordered (you do not have to). The service from 5 different...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

Our family came away all saying probably the best Indian cuisine we had ever had. All the meat dishes we ordered, lamb and chicken, featured high quality , tender cuts that were plentiful and well prepared. Great atmosphere with tremendous street views. Portions were large...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 6, 2020 via mobile

The Maharaja serves an excellent Saturday Buffet with quite a few vegan options. It is one place you can go we being vegan does not cause you to suffer. It also has quite a pretty view from the second storey floor to ceiling windows.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2020

We visited this restaurant for lunch on a weekday. We did not make any prior reservations but were given a table straightaway. They had a lunch buffet option or A la Carte. But it is quite obvious that buffet option is cheaper than the A...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

There are a number of restaurants within walking distance of Harvard Square. This may be the only Indian restaurant; if it’s not, it’s still the only one that matters to me. I have never been so pleased with the food in a restaurant. The service...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2019 via mobile

A busy restaurant, with nice street views if you got a table near the window , the aerobics is excellent, the food was delicious, I enjoyed it and will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2019 via mobile

Good food, good selection of vegetarian/vegan options. First time but I will go back. Warm and buttered naan bread was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 21, 2019 via mobile

This is a great place for business meeting or dinner with family and friends. At the entrance you will be welcomed by Andrea who is an amazing host. While we waited for 20 minutes ( please do reservations if you can , this place gets...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2019

This restaurant was a real surprise. Very good food and very cheap as well. The decor and style is classic old style Indian. Service is good too. The only thing which I found strange is that they hardly had any vegetable selection. Normally in Indian...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Fine Indian food, good service, good value, pleasant surroundings with overlook of Harvard Square. Family-friendly too.

Date of visit: November 2019
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