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Amma

3.2 out of 5 
Indian, Seafood, Vegetarian
  • Full Menu
    11:30am to 2:30pm, 5:00pm to 10:30pm
  • Lunch Menu
    11:30am to 2:30pm

Popular Dishes

Spinach Chaat
Rice flour spinach crisps, mung bean salad
$7.00
Goan Shrimp
Hot tangy tomato sauce
$11.00
Lamb Pasanda
Lamb fillets, apricot stuffed, aromatic sauce
$25.00
Tandoor Grilled Lamb Chops
$34.00
Malabar Salmon
Tandoori salmon with potato and tomato onion spicy sauce
$26.00

Hot & Spicy

Served with rice, raita and chutney.
Assorted Vegetable Vindaloo
Fiery pepper, vinegar with roasted spices
$15.00
Chicken Kolhapuri
Roasted red chili sauce with tomatoes and peanuts
$22.00
Laal Maas Lamb
Red chili spiced lamb curry
$25.00
Viazakhi Shrimp Curry
Mint, cilantro with green chili sauce
$28.00

Appetizers

Spinach Chaat
Rice flour spinach crisps, mung bean salad
$7.00
Goan Shrimp
Hot tangy tomato sauce
$11.00
Bhel Puri
Rice puffs, cilantro, red onions, chutneys
$6.00
Chaat Papri
Wheat crisps, potatoes, chickpeas yogurt, tamarind and mint chutney
$7.00
Idly Upma
Rice and bean cake, curry leaves and mustard seeds
$7.00
Trio of Vegetable Samosas
Peas, spinach paneer and potatoes
$9.00
Trio of Non Vegetable Samosas
Chicken, lamb keema and potato
$9.00
Paneer Tika
Tandor grilled cottage cheese and spices
$12.00
Trio of Stuffed Vegetables
Mushrooms, potatoes, sweet peppers
$9.00
Chicken 65
Bell pepper, onions, southern spices
$11.00
Achaari Grilled Chicken
Chicken breasts grilled in pickling spices
$11.00
Chilli Shrimp
Spicy shrimps, juliennes of onions and pepper
$12.00
Seekh Kebab
$10.00
Saffron Malai Chicken
Saffron and spice marinated chicken breast
$11.00

Rice, Sides & Extras

Trio of Rice
Mint, tomato and lemon
$9.00
Amma's Mixed Green Salad
$6.00
Basmati Rice
$5.00
Jackfruit (Kathal) Vegetable Biryani
$17.00
Chicken Biryani
$20.00
Lamb Biryani
$22.00
Shrimp Biryani
$26.00
Cucumber Raita
$5.00
Daal Makhani
Black beans simmered with tomatoes
$10.00
Tadka Moong and Masoor Daal
Yellow lentils simmered with ginger garlic
$11.00
Mulligatawny Soup
$7.00
Cumin (Jeera) Scented Potatoes
$10.00
Tandoori Mixed Grill
Lamb chop, Achari chicken, Haryali chicken, Tandoori prawn
$30.00

Breads

Naan
Plain
$4.00
Tandoori Roti
Plain
$4.00
Garlic Naan
$5.00
Mint Naan
$5.00
Rosemary Naan
$5.00
Laccha Naan
$5.00
Potato Paratha
$6.00
Onion Kulcha
$5.00
Paneer Naan
$7.00
Peshawari Naan
$7.00
Minced Lamb Naan
$8.00
Crab Kulcha
Stuffed with lump crab meat and spices
$10.00
Spinach, Peas and Fenugreek Paratha
$6.00

Chicken

Served with rice, raita and chutney.
Tandoori Chicken on the Bone
Spicy yogurt marinated, cooked in clay oven
$19.00
Achaari Chicken Tikka
Chicken breasts grilled in pickling spices
$20.00
Butter Chicken (Chicken Tikka Masala)
Boneless chicken tikka in tomato cream sauce
$20.00
Chicken Curry
Cooked in onion, tomato curry sauce
$20.00
Chicken Saag
Chicken cooked in spinach
$20.00
Chicken Korma
Creamy cashew sauce
$21.00
Chicken Vindaloo
Hot goan spicy sauce
$20.00
Chicken Xacuti
Roasted coconut sauce
$21.00
Methi Chicken
Fresh fenugreek, onion, tomato sauce
$21.00
Reshmi Kebab
Supreme pieces of chicken marinated with saffron, hung yogurt and garam masala
$22.00
Farm Raised Madras Chicken Curry
Onion, tomato sauce, mustard seed and curry leaves
$22.00
Tandoori Grilled Farm Raised Basil Chicken
Basil marinated chicken breast, cooked in clay oven
$22.00

Lamb

Served with rice, raita and chutney.
Lamb Pasanda
Lamb fillets, apricot stuffed, aromatic sauce
$25.00
Tandoor Grilled Lamb Chops
$34.00
Lamb Vindaloo
$22.00
Lamb Rogan Josh
$22.00
Gilafi Seekh Kebab
Lamb sausages, cased in sweet peppers
$23.00
Paalak Ka Keema
Minced lamb, spinach and mint
$25.00
Lamb Saagwala
Lamb cubes in spinach and spices
$23.00
Lamb Korma
Creamy cashew sauce
$23.00

Seafood

Served with rice, raita and chutney.
Malabar Salmon
Tandoori salmon with potato and tomato onion spicy sauce
$26.00
Tandoori Jumbo Prawns
Yogurt marinated, served with mint rice
$30.00
Mint-Cilantro Grilled Halibut
Marinated with mint cilantro, coconut chutney
$25.00
Goan Fish Curry
Tilapia in coconut onion sauce
$25.00
Shrimp Curry
Onion, tomato sauce, mustard seeds, and curry leaves
$26.00

Vegetables

Served with rice, raita and chutney.
Crispy Okra
Crispy tangy okra, tomatoes and red onions
$15.00
Vegetable Jalfrezi
Assorted garden fresh vegetables, onion, tomato and ginger garlic sauce
$15.00
Amma's Kathal Aloo Ki Subzi
Jackfruit (kathal), potato, tomato-onion-yogurt sauce
$16.00
Saag
Spinach with paneer or chickpeas
$16.00
Bagharey Baingan
Stuffed baby eggplant, peanut curry leaf sauce
$15.00
Paneer Kundan Kaaliya
Indian cheese patties, aromatic tomato sauce
$16.00
Laukee Ke Kofte or Beet Root Kofte
Zucchini or plantain dumplings in aromatic onion and tomato gravy
$15.00
Manchurian Garlic Cauliflower
Garlic marinated cauliflower, Indo-Chinese style
$15.00
Dum Aloo (Potato)
Cashew, raisins, stuffed, onion tomato sauce
$15.00
Channa Masala
Chickpeas in spicy onion tomato gravy
$15.00
Paneer Makhni
Indian cheese cubes in aromatic onion, tomato gravy
$16.00

Desserts

Mango Cheesecake
Soft cream cheesecake flavored with Alfonso mango
$9.00
Rasmalai
Homemade cottage cheese patty in sweetened milk flavored with cardamom and pistachio
$7.00
Gulab Jamun
Golden cheese balls dipped in honey syrup
$6.00
Kheer
Rice pudding sprinkled with crushed dry fruits
$6.00

Beverages

Lassi
Mango, rose, sweet and salted
$5.00
Soda & Water
$2.00
Juices
$4.00

Currently Unavailable

Lunch Boxes To Go

Vegetarian Special Lunch
Choice of vegetable jalfrezi, bagharey baingan, channa masala, saag paneer, saag channa, paneer ma...
$10.00
Unavailable
Chicken Special Lunch
Choice of chicken tikka masala, chicken curry, chicken tikka, chicken malai kabab, chicken 65, chi...
$11.00
Unavailable
Lamb Special Lunch
Choice of Rogan josh, lamb saag, lamb vindallo, palak ka kema (minced lamb), lamb korma. Assorted...
$12.00
Unavailable
Seafood Special Lunch
Choice of seafood shrimp curry, chilli shrimp, goan fish curry. Assorted vegetables, rice, naan, r...
$12.00
Unavailable
Amma Biryani Special Lunch
Vegetable Jackfruit, chicken, or lamb, with daal, raita, and salad
$12.00
Unavailable

About Amma

(212) 644-8330 • 246 E 51st St., New York, NY 10022

Though the menu is largely familiar, Amma, taking a cue from Indian-fusion restaurants like tamarind, serves main courses on individual plates, with naan, rice and vegetables, rather than family style.