Jyoti Indian Cuisine

3.7 out of 5 
Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian

Popular Dishes

Tandoori Chicken (Each)
Half a chicken marinated in yoghurt, ginger and house spices then cooked in clay oven
$14.95
Lamb Seekh Kabab (Each)
Chunks of boneless lamb marinated with yogurt and special blend of house spices cooked in clay oven
$16.95
Shrimp Tikka (Each)
Shrimp marinated with blend of exotic spices cooked in clay oven
$17.95
Ginger Lamb Chops (3 Pcs)
Chops marinated in a fresh ginger paste with special blend of house spices grilled to your choice
$18.95
Chicken Tikka Makhanwala (Each)
Barbecued chicken chunks cooked in rich tomato cream sauce with fenugreek leaves & spices
$14.95
Lamb Nilgri Korma (Each)
Boneless lamb chunks cooked with fresh mint, cilantro & mild spices
$16.95
Baingan Bhartha (Each)
Clay oven roasted eggplant cooked with onions, tomatoes & spices
$12.95
Dal Makhini (Each)
Black lentils cooked with tomatoes, ginger, garlic & spices simmered overnight on a charcoal fire
$10.95
Saag Paneer (Each)
Fenugreek leaves and spinach with fresh homemade cheese
$13.95
Aloo Gobhi Shimlamirch (Each)
Potatoes and cauliflower tossed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers & fresh herbs
$12.95

Appetizers

Vegetable Samosa (Each)
Triangular shaped crispy turnovers filled with potatoes & green peas
$2.00
Spinach Samosa (Each)
Triangular shaped crispy turnovers filled with seasoned spinach
$2.50
Vegetable Bhajia (5 Pcs)
Cut onions, fresh vegetables & spinach in chickpea flour deep fried with fresh herbs and spices
$5.50
Veg. Platter (Each)
Assortment of vegetable samosa, spinach samosa & vegetable bhajia
$7.95
Papari Chat (Each)
Fried flour crisps, potatoes, chick peas, yoghurt, cilantro & tamarind chutney
$5.50
Bhel Puri (Each)
A snack with iconic status in western India. Puffed rice, chopped onion, potatoes, cilantro temper...
$5.50
Papadam (4 Pcs)
Thin & crispy wafers made from chickpeas flour served with a combination of chutneys
$2.50
Chicken Wings (5 Pcs)
Spicy broiled wings cooked in clay oven
$7.95

Soups & Salads

Mulligatawny Soup (Each)
Traditional lentil soup with a touch of chicken broth & mild spices
$4.50
Dal Soup (Each)
Lentil soup flavored with mild house spices
$3.50
Green Salad (Each)
Garden fresh seasonal salad
$4.95
Chefs Salad (Each)
Boneless grilled chicken chunks tossed with chopped fresh salad
$6.95

Tandoori Specialties

Tandoori Chicken (Each)
Half a chicken marinated in yoghurt, ginger and house spices then cooked in clay oven
$14.95
Lamb Seekh Kabab (Each)
Chunks of boneless lamb marinated with yogurt and special blend of house spices cooked in clay oven
$16.95
Shrimp Tikka (Each)
Shrimp marinated with blend of exotic spices cooked in clay oven
$17.95
Ginger Lamb Chops (3 Pcs)
Chops marinated in a fresh ginger paste with special blend of house spices grilled to your choice
$18.95
Seekh Kabab (Each)
Ground beef seasoned with fresh herbs and exotic house spices then cooked in clay oven
$13.95
Chicken Tikka (Each)
Boneless tender chicken chunks marinated with yoghurt, blend of mild house spices and herbs then c...
$14.95
Tandoor Salmon (Each)
Salmon marinated in yoghurt, delicately spiced and cooked in a clay oven
$17.95
Tandoor Red Snapper (Each)
Whole red snapper seasoned with chef''s special blend of spice and grilled in clay oven
$16.95

Chicken Entrees

Curry based dishes.
Chicken Tikka Makhanwala (Each)
Barbecued chicken chunks cooked in rich tomato cream sauce with fenugreek leaves & spices
$14.95
Chicken Saag (Each)
Chicken chunks simmered with spinach, fenugreek & ginger
$14.95
Chicken Vindaloo (Each)
Chicken marinated with vinegar, chilies and spices cooked with potatoes in a fiery Goan sauce
$14.95
Chicken Curry (Each)
Classic chicken curry cooked with onions, tomatoes & mild spices
$14.95
Chicken Masala (Each)
Grilled chicken simmered in fenugreek & onion gravy
$14.95
Kadai Chicken (Each)
Chicken chunks sauteed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers & exotic spices
$14.95

Lamb Entrees

Lamb Nilgri Korma (Each)
Boneless lamb chunks cooked with fresh mint, cilantro & mild spices
$16.95
Lamb Rogan Josh (Each)
An exotic lamb curry cooked with an assortment of spices, onions & tomatoes
$16.95
Lamb Vindaloo (Each)
Lamb marinated with vinegar, chillies and spices then cooked with potatoes in a fiery Goan sauce
$16.95
Lamb Saag (Each)
Chunks of lamb simmered with spinach, fenugreek & fresh ginger
$16.95
Kadai Lamb (Each)
Lamb chunks sauteed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers & exotic spices
$16.95
Lamb Bhuna (Each)
This is an intensely flavoured lamb dish that is slow cooked until the meat is tender and becomes...
$16.95

Seafood Entrees

Goan Shrimp Curry (Each)
Shrimp cooked in an exotic blend of spices & coconut
$17.95
Shrimp Vindaloo (Each)
Shrimp cooked with vinegar, chillies and spices in a fiery Goan sauce
$17.95
Goan Fish Curry (Each)
Fish cooked with ginger, tomatoes, a coconut based gravy with house spices
$15.95

Rice Specialties

All include rice flavored with saffron, and are topped with raisins and nuts.
Vegetable Biryani (Each)
$13.95
Chicken Biryani (Each)
$14.95
Lamb Biryani (Each)
$15.95
Shrimp Biriyani (Each)
$16.95

Vegetarian Specialties

Baingan Bhartha (Each)
Clay oven roasted eggplant cooked with onions, tomatoes & spices
$12.95
Dal Makhini (Each)
Black lentils cooked with tomatoes, ginger, garlic & spices simmered overnight on a charcoal fire
$10.95
Saag Paneer (Each)
Fenugreek leaves and spinach with fresh homemade cheese
$13.95
Aloo Gobhi Shimlamirch (Each)
Potatoes and cauliflower tossed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers & fresh herbs
$12.95
Vegetable Curry (Each)
Garden fresh season vegetables cooked with chef''s special spices
$12.95
Mattar Paneer (Each)
Fresh homemade cheese cooked with green peas in mild creamy sauce
$13.95
Kadi Pakora (Each)
Vegetable fritters in a chick pea and yoghurt base sauce
$12.95
Dhan Saag (Each)
Spinach and lentils cooked with a special blend of house spices
$12.95
Paneer Makhanwala (Each)
Cubes of fresh homemade cheese cooked in a creamy rich tomato base sauce
$13.95
Aloo Chole (Each)
Chickpeas slowly simmered with potatoes, onions, tomatoes & spices
$12.95
Kadhai Paneer (Each)
Cubes of fresh homemade cheese sauteed with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers & exotic spices
$13.95
Tawa Bhindi (Each)
Cut okra sauteed with onions, tomatoes, mango powder & fresh cilantro
$12.95
Malai Koftha (Each)
Croquettes made with homemade cheese, potatoes, nuts and raisins simmered in a mild creamy sauce
$13.95
Tadka Yellow Dal (Each)
Yellow lentils tempered with onions, tomatoes, curry leaves and mild spices
$10.95

Accompaniments

Cucumber Raita (Each)
Homemade yogurt with cucumber & roasted cumin, a cooling accompaniment with any dish
$3.95
Mango Chutney (Each)
Asafetida & curry flavored sweet mango chutney
$2.50
Steamed Basmati Rice (Each)
$2.50
Onion Salad (Each)
$2.50

Breads

Tandoori Roti (Each)
A unleavened whole wheat flour bread
$2.50
Puri (Each)
Whole wheat, deep fried, puffed bread
$3.00
Naan (Each)
A soft unleavened white flour bread
$2.75
Garlic Naan (Each)
A soft unleavened white flour bread topped with fresh garlic
$3.50
Lachha Paratha (Each)
Multi-layered whole wheat bread topped with butter
$3.00
Pudina Paratha (Each)
A layered whole wheat bread with dry mint
$3.50
Aloo Paratha (Each)
A layered whole wheat bread stuffed with potatoes
$3.50
Onion Kulcha (Each)
A leavened white flour bread stuffed with onions
$3.50
Rock Salt Cilantro Naan (Each)
A soft leavened white flour bread topped with sea salt & fresh cilantro
$3.50
Paneer Kulcha (Each)
A leavened white flour bread stuffed with homemade cheese
$3.50
Keema Kulcha (Each)
A leavened white flour bread stuffed with minced lamb
$3.50
Gobhi Paratha (Each)
A layered whole wheat bread stuffed with cauliflower
$3.50
Paneer Paratha (Each)
A layered whole wheat bread stuffed with homemade cheese
$3.50

Desserts

Rice Kheer (Each)
One of the most popular kheer recipe made in Northern India
$4.50
Gulab Jamun (Each)
Milk dumplings fried and dipped in rose flavored syrup
$3.95
Rasmalai (Each)
Famous Indian dessert made of homemade cheese served with sweetened reduced milk & pistachio
$4.50

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Mango Lassie (Each)
$3.95
Lassie (Each)
$3.50
Juice (Each)
Orange/mango/pineapple/cranberry
$3.00
Bottled Water (Each)
$2.00
Perrier (Each)
$3.00
Soft Drinks (Each)
Coke/d. coke/sprite/ginger ale
$2.50

About Jyoti Indian Cuisine

(202) 518-5892 • 2433 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Jyoti Indian Cuisine, is a fine dining establishment specializing in mostly the North Indian style of cooking. We are located in the heart of Adam’s Morgan, amongst some of the best restaurants in the area. Our authentic home-style cooking was brought to America by our chef, Anthony Monteiro. He has been a chef for over 35 years and uses only the best natural spices and ingredients directly imported from India. His passion for cooking knows no end and will go above and beyond to make a dish to your liking.

Our mission is to provide authentic Indian Cuisine and to bring a little spice into your life. We offer vegetarian, non-vegetarian and vegan options. Most of the dishes can be altered to the spice level of your choice.