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Masala Art - 4th St SW

4.6 out of 5 stars
  •    Indian
  • À LA Carte Menu
    11:30am to 10:30pm
  • Lunch Menu

Popular Dishes

Chicken Chili 65
Marinated morsels of chicken, tossed in a spicy south Indian sauce
$8.00
Bhelpuri
Puffed rice, chickpea vermicelli, peanuts, chopped onion, diced , cilantro and drizzled with tamar...
$6.00
Dahi Papri
Fried flour crisps, moong dal dumplings, topped with yogurt and chutney
$6.00
Aloo Tuk Chaat
Pressed red potato topped with yogurt and chutneys
$8.00
Tandoori Prawns Peri Peri
Jumbo prawns marinated in spicy peri peri masala
$26.00
Tandoori Chicken
Half a chicken marinated in yogurt and saffron
$16.00
Tandoori Lamb Chops
Succulent lamb chops marinated with spices
$28.00
Tandoori Salmon
With sambal oelek, honey and dill marinade
$24.00
Tandoori Mixed Grill
Combination of chicken, lamb and shrimp
$24.00
Shrimp Tawa Tak – a – Tak
Shrimp cooked with bellpepper, onion and whole spices
$26.00
Dalchini Chakri Murg
Chicken with star anise and cinnamon sauce
$18.00
Doda Burfee Tart
Punjabi milk fudge dessert
$9.00
Malai-Shahi Tukra
Indian bread pudding
$8.00
Rasmalai
Cottage cheese dumplings in sweetened milk reduction
$7.00

Appetizer

Samosa
Fried patties stuffed with potatoes and peas
$6.00
Chicken Chili 65
Marinated morsels of chicken, tossed in a spicy south Indian sauce
$8.00
Bhelpuri
Puffed rice, chickpea vermicelli, peanuts, chopped onion, diced , cilantro and drizzled with tamar...
$6.00
Dahi Papri
Fried flour crisps, moong dal dumplings, topped with yogurt and chutney
$6.00
Aloo Tuk Chaat
Pressed red potato topped with yogurt and chutneys
$8.00
Pyaz ki Bhaji
Onion rings in chickpeas batter
$6.00
Kafir Lime and Basil Chicken Tikka
Chicken tikka marinated with spices and flavored with basil and kafir lime leaves
$8.00
Bhune Bhutte Ki Tikki
Patties of grated sweet corn, coated with sesame seeds
$7.00
Broccoli and Peas Shammi
Patties of broccoli and peas stuffed with drunken raisins
$7.00
Aloo Kachaloo Ki Chaat
Potato and sweet potato chaat with Indian chooran
$7.00
PaniPoori
Puffed hollows stuffed with diced potatoes and chickpeas topped with chutneys – eaten whole in one...
$6.00
Mutton ki Nizami Pudina Seekh
Lamb seekh kabab flavored with jalapenos and mint
$9.00
Amritsari FishTukra
Fried fish marinated with spices, served with chutney
$8.00
Calamari
Sauteed calamari with coconut and curry leaves
$7.00

Tandoori Specialities

Tandoori Prawns Peri Peri
Jumbo prawns marinated in spicy peri peri masala
$26.00
Tandoori Chicken
Half a chicken marinated in yogurt and saffron
$16.00
Tandoori Lamb Chops
Succulent lamb chops marinated with spices
$28.00
Tandoori Salmon
With sambal oelek, honey and dill marinade
$24.00
Tandoori Mixed Grill
Combination of chicken, lamb and shrimp
$24.00
Murg Chandi Tikka
Chicken tikka so tender and juicy- it melts in the mouth
$17.00
Tandoori Gol Boti
Chunks of lamb marinated with yogurt, red chili paste and spices
$19.00
Tandoori Paneer Khaas
Chunks of cottage cheese in saffron marinade flavored with star anise and peppercorn
$16.00

Tawa Selection

A thicker version of the household griddle, it is used to cook food very fast, the outer rim is used to keep the food warm and needs to be constantly stirred to avoid burning. It is also used for preparation of unleavened Indian breads and for dry roasting.
Shrimp Tawa Tak – a – Tak
Shrimp cooked with bellpepper, onion and whole spices
$26.00
Bhindi Amchoori
Okra tossed with onion and mango powder
$14.00
Panchpooran Aloo
Potatoes with south Indian five spice masala and mustard seeds
$14.00
Tandoori Murg ki Khurchan
Pulled tandoori chicken tossed with tawa sauce
$16.00
Khade Masale Wala Paneer
Cubes of cottage cheese with whole spices tossed with tawa gravy
$14.00

Non Vegetarian Specialities

A half portion of our vegetarian specialties can be ordered as a side with an accompanying main dish.
Dalchini Chakri Murg
Chicken with star anise and cinnamon sauce
$18.00
Murg Tikka Lababdar
Chicken tikka in a chunky onion tomato gravy
$17.00
Chukandar Gosht
Lamb curry with beets flavored with “potli” masala
$18.00
Laal Maans
Favorite of the rajput warriors in rajasthan- fiery lamb curry
$18.00
Lamb Neelgiri Korma
Lamb in a rich mint and cilantro gravy
$18.00
Nalli Nihari
Lamb shank curry a dish known for its complexity and taste of food of the nawabs
$18.00
Shrimp Caldin
Shrimp in mint and cilantro gravy spiced with green chillies
$26.00
Alleppie Fish Curry
South Indian style spicy fish curry in chili coconut sauce and kokum
$23.00
Murg Saag Wala
Chicken in creamy, burnt garlic flavored spinach
$17.00
Dum Ka Murg
Juicy and tender chicken cooked in its own juices with cashew nut and saffron gravy
$17.00
Murg Makhani
Chicken in a tomato cream sauce with fenugreek
$17.00
Chicken Chettinad
Chicken curry with roasted spices and coconut
$17.00
Kali Mirch Ka Bhuna Gosht
Lamb curry with crushed black pepper
$18.00

Vegetarian Specialities

A half portion of any of the above can be ordered as a side with an accompanying main dish.
Baingan Mirch Ka Salan
A delicacy from south of India – baby eggplant and jalapenos in peanut and sesame sauce
$14.00
Lasooni Corn Palak
Creamy spinach and corn tempered with garlic
$13.00
Saag Paneer
An all time favorite- cottage cheese in creamy spinach
$14.00
Gobhi Tak a Tin
Cauliflower tossed with onion and bell pepper flavored dried fenugreek leaves
$14.00
Goat Cheese Akhrot Kofta
Dumplings of goat cheese stuffed with walnuts in a fragnant sauce
$15.00
Zucchini Babycorn Jalfrezi
Stir fried zucchini, baby corn, onion, green & red pepper tempered with whole red chili
$13.00
Baingan Bharta
Tandoor roasted eggplant, mashed and tempered with onion, tomato and cilantro
$13.00
Paneer Makhan Masala
Cottage cheese in a rich tomato cream sauce
$14.00
Tofu Garam Masala
Tofu in chili coconut sauce spiced with garam masala
$13.00
Dal Makhani
Black lentil -rich and creamy
$12.00
Dal Amritsari
Yellow lentils tempered with onion, tomato and cilantro
$11.00
Channa Masala
Punjabi style chick peas curry
$12.00

Biryani

Biryani is a rice dish – delicately cooked, wonderfully spiced, and enjoyed heartily.
Chicken Biryani
Fragnant and delicious
$18.00
Lamb Biryani
Marinated lamb biryani, cooked in its own juices
$19.00
Shrimp Biryani
$26.00
Chana Chilgoza Pudina Biryani
Chick peas, pine nuts and mint biryani
$16.00

Breads

Onion Kulcha
White flour bread stuffed with chopped onion
$4.00
Missi Roti
Chick pea flour bread
$3.00
Nan
$3.00
Butter Nan
Soft white flour bread layered with butter
$4.00
Garlic Chili Nan
A white flour bread with fresh garlic & crushed red pepper
$4.00
Rock Salt & Cilantro Nan
A white flour bread topped with rock salt & fresh cilantro
$4.00
Lachha Parantha / Pudina Parantha
Whole wheat bread with butter / or with mint
$3.00
Tandoori Roti
Unleavened whole wheat bread
$3.00
Aloo Parantha
Whole wheat bread stuffed with potatoes, ginger and green chillies
$4.00
Goat Cheese Kulcha
White flour bread stuffed with goat cheese
$4.00

Accompaniments

Pulao
$3.00
Steamed Rice
$2.00
Raita
$4.00
Papaddum
$2.00
Onion Salad
$2.00
Mango Chutney
$2.00
Chutney Platter
$5.00
Pickle
$2.00

Desserts

Doda Burfee Tart
Punjabi milk fudge dessert
$9.00
Malai-Shahi Tukra
Indian bread pudding
$8.00
Rasmalai
Cottage cheese dumplings in sweetened milk reduction
$7.00
Litchee Gulkand Ki Kheer
Litchee and sweet rose petal preserve kheer
$8.00
Rice Pudding
Traditional rice pudding
$8.00
Baked Lanchha
Gratinated milk dumpling topped with rabadi
$8.00
Walnut Pista Malai Kulfi
$8.00

Currently Unavailable

Appetizers

Samosa
Fried patties stuffed with potatoes and peas
$6.00
Unavailable
Pyaz Ki Bhaji
Onion rings in chickpea batter
$6.00
Unavailable
Kafir Lime and Basil Chicken Tikka
Chicken tikka marinated with spices and flavored with basil and kafir lime leaves
$8.00
Unavailable
Dahi Papdi
Fried flour crisps, moong dal dumplings, topped with yogurt and chutney
$6.00
Unavailable
Calamari
Sauteed calamari with coconut and curry leaves
$0.00
Unavailable
Broccoli and Peas Shammi
Patties of broccoli and peas, stuffed with drunken raisins
$6.00
Unavailable
Mutton Ki Nizami Pudina Seekh
Lamb seekh kabab flavored with jalapeno and mint
$8.00
Unavailable

Mains

Chicken
Served with pulao rice, side salad and nan
$10.95
Unavailable
Lamb
Served with pulao rice, side salad and nan
$10.95
Unavailable
Fish
Served with pulao rice, side salad and nan
$10.95
Unavailable
Paneer
Served with pulao rice, side salad and nan
$10.95
Unavailable
Vegetable
Served with pulao rice, side salad and nan
$10.95
Unavailable

Pita Pockets

Chicken Pita
Chicken / mixed greens / onion / bellpepper
$9.95
Unavailable
Lamb Pita
Tandoori lamb / mixed greens / onion / bellpepper
$9.95
Unavailable
Fish Pita
Tandoori fish / mixed greens / onion / bell pepper
$9.95
Unavailable

Salads

Bar Be Que Chicken Tikka
Lettuce / chicken tikka / corn / black beans / avocado / bar be que sauce
$10.95
Unavailable
Garden Salad
$7.00
Unavailable
Watermelon Tofu
Spring mix / cucumber / watermelon / tofu
$10.95
Unavailable

About Masala Art - 4th St SW

(202) 554-1101 • 1101 4th St SW, Washington, DC 20024

ndian culinary traditions, its diverse culture, art forms, religions and regional specialties – blended together in modernity and contemporary flare.