Saffron Indian Cuisine

4.1 out of 5 stars
  •    Indian

Popular Dishes

Butter Chicken
Charbroiled chicken simmered in a creamy tomato based gravy
$15.00
Tandoori Chicken – Half
Charbroiled bone-in chicken
$14.00
Chicken Malai Tikka
Marinated in yogurt, cashews, white pepper
$15.00
Tandoori Chicken – Full
Charbroiled bone-in chicken
$21.00
Paneer Tikka Masala
Tandoori paneer tikka simmered in a creamy tomato based gravy
$15.00
Vegetable Korma
Mixed vegetable in a creamy cashew nut sauce
$12.00
Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani
$14.00
Garlic Naan
White flour bread with garlic
$3.25
Gulab Jamun
Reduced milk dumplings in sugar syrup flavored with cardamom
$5.00

Small Plates

Onion Spinach Bhajia
Golden fried onion & spinach fritters
$5.00
Samosas
Pastry filled with potatoes, coriander, and green peas
$5.00
Stuffed Paneer Pakora
Mango and mint chutneys paneer cutlets
$7.00
Aam Palak Chaat
Crispy baby spinach, mango salsa, tomatoes, onion, yogurt, dates & tamarind chutney
$7.00
Vindaloo Wings – 6 pieces
Traditional wings tossed in hot vindaloo sauce served with celery and blue cheese or ranch dressing
$7.00
Chicken Tikka Lettuce Wraps
Mango chutney salsa and cilantro; a sweet tangy treat
$7.00
Calamari 65
Curry leaves, red whole chilly, ginger
$8.00
Tandoori Mini Platter
Chicken tikka, chicken malai tikka, lamb seekh kebab, boti kebab
$9.00
Vindaloo Wings – 12 pieces
Traditional wings tossed in hot vindaloo sauce served with celery and blue cheese or ranch dressing
$12.00

Soups

Chicken Shorba
Homemade chicken soup with black peppercorn
$2.50
Tomato & Cilantro Soup
Tomato, black peppercorn, touch of cream
$2.50
Mulligatawny
Yellow lentils, black peppercorn, garlic, ginger
$2.50

Palak Curries

Spinach, garlic, ginger, tomato; served with basmati rice pulao.
Palak Chicken
$14.00
Palak Goat
Bone-in
$16.00
Palak Lamb
$16.00
Palak Shrimp
$18.00

Korma Curries

Creamy cashew nut based sauce; a muglai specialty; served with basmati rice pulao.
Chicken Korma
$14.00
Lamb Rogan Josh
$16.00
Goat Korma
Bone-in
$16.00
Lamb Korma
$16.00
Shrimp Korma
$18.00

Kadai Curries

Meats tossed in a wok with , tomatoes, bell peppers, garam masala, served with basmati rice pulao.
Chicken Kadai
$14.00
Goat Kadai
Bone-in
$16.00
Lamb Kadai
$16.00
Shrimp Kadai
$18.00

Vindaloo Curries

Potatoes, vinegar, ginger, garlic, red chilies, very hot goan, Portuguese curry; served with basmati rice pulao.
Chicken Vindaloo
$14.00
Goat Vindaloo
Bone-in
$16.00
Lamb Vindaloo
$16.00
Shrimp Vindaloo
$18.00

Chettinad Curries

Curry leaves black pepper sauce, a tasty and aromatic treat, served with basmati rice pulao.
Chicken Chettinad
$14.00
Lamb Chettinad
$16.00
Goat Chettinad
Bone-in
$16.00
Shrimp Chettinad
$18.00

Saffron Signature Entrees

Served with basmati rice pulao.
Butter Chicken
Charbroiled chicken simmered in a creamy tomato based gravy
$15.00
Chicken Tikka Masala
Charbroiled chicken in tomato and onion based curry
$15.00
Chicken Dhania Korma
Malai kabab in creamy cilantro sauce
$16.00
Mumbai Fish Curry
Curry leaves, mustard, green chilies, ginger, & garlic; aromatic treat from Mumbai
$16.00
Chicken Begam Bahar
Chicken breast rolled in dry nuts, fruits, spinach paneer finished in akorma sauce – royal
$16.00
Meen Moilee
A traditional fish curry with coconut; from Kerala
$18.00
Goan Shrimp Curry
Tomato & onion based curry with curry leaves, mustard seeds, fresh coconut
$18.00
Junglee Laal Maas
Lamb in Rajasthani traditional sauce; garlic tomato chutney (hot)
$18.00
Nalli Gosht
Braised lamb shank finished in Muglai sauce (blend of spices, yogurt, ginger, garlic, and a hint o...
$20.00
Kadai Sea Scallops
Tossed in a wok with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, garam masala
$22.00
Tandoori Chaamp Masala
Charbroiled lamb chops in masala sauce
$22.00

Tandoori

Charcoal clay pit oven, all tandoori entrees are marinated in yogurt, masala spices, ginger, garlic, lemon juice, served with naan bread.
Tandoori Chicken – Half
Charbroiled bone-in chicken
$14.00
Chicken Malai Tikka
Marinated in yogurt, cashews, white pepper
$15.00
Tandoori Chicken – Full
Charbroiled bone-in chicken
$21.00
Kesari Paneer Tikka
Served with grilled veggies
$14.00
Lamb Seekh Kabab
Ground lamb skewers
$14.00
Chicken Tikka
BBQ boneless cubes of chicken breast
$14.00
Cornish Hen Tandoori
Bone-in hen; punjabi’s snack
$17.00
Jumbo Tiger Prawns
Ajwain, ginger, garlic
$18.00
Lamb Boti Kabab
Boneless charbroiled lamb
$18.00
Tandoori Salmon
Ajwain, garlic, ginger
$19.00
Lamb Chops
Charbroiled lamb chops
$22.00

Paneer

Homemade cheese, served with basmati rice pulao.
Paneer Tikka Masala
Tandoori paneer tikka simmered in a creamy tomato based gravy
$15.00
Muttar Malai Methi
Green peas, fenugreek leaves, paneer, korma sauce
$13.00
Palak Paneer
Spinach, tomato, ginger, garlic
$13.00
Paneer Makhani
Paneer simmered in a creamy tomato based sauce
$13.00
Kadai Paneer
Tossed in a wok with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, garam masala
$14.00

Vegetable Entrees

Served with basmati rice pulao.
Vegetable Korma
Mixed vegetable in a creamy cashew nut sauce
$12.00
Daal Fry
Yellow lentils and fresh cumin with ghee; tarka (fry)
$10.00
Channa Masala
Chickpeas curry
$11.00
Daal Maharani
Simmered black lentils, kidney beans, garam masala, ghee; bukhara style
$12.00
Baingan Bhartha
Roasted eggplant, sweet green peas, chopped tomato & onions, cilantro, masala spices
$12.00
Punjabi Aloo Gobi
Cauliflower, potatoes, masala spices, ginger juliennes, fresh tomato
$12.00
Bhindi Kadai
Okra, chopped tomatoes & onions, mango powder, ginger, cilantro
$12.00
Kesari Kofta Curry
Royal muglai favorite vegetable dumplings in creamy cashew nut sauce and saffron
$12.00

Biryani

Served with cucumber raita, fresh meats marinated in yogurt, spices, lemon juice, and then cooked under low flame with basmati rice, whole masala for tenderness and aroma.
Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani
$14.00
Vegetable Biryani
$12.00
Goat Dum Biryani
Bone-in
$16.00
Lamb Dum Biryani
$16.00
Coconut Shrimp Biryani
$18.00

Breads from the Tandoor

Garlic Naan
White flour bread with garlic
$3.25
Roti
Whole wheat bread
$2.25
Butter Naan
Plain white flour bread
$2.25
Mint Laccha Paratha
Multi-layered bread smothered with ghee
$3.50
Plain Laccha Paratha
Multi-layered bread smothered with ghee
$3.50
Onion Kulcha
Stuffed with onion
$3.50
Kashmeri Naan
Stuffed with dry fruits and nuts
$4.00
Paneer Kulcha
Stuffed with paneer
$4.00
Keema Naan
Stuffed minced lamb and spices
$5.00

Sides

Papadam
Black pepper lentil crackers
$2.00
Mango Chutney
Sweet and sour chutney
$3.00
Cucumber Raita
Cucumber, yogurt, roasted cumin
$3.00
Kuchumber Salad
Diced red onions, cucumber, tomatoes tossed in lemon juice and cracked pepper
$4.00

Drinks

Sprite
$2.50
Ginger Ale
$2.50
Diet Coke
$2.50
Coke Zero
$2.50
Coke
$2.50
Coffee
$2.50
Sweet Lassi
Homemade yogurt smoothie
$3.00
Cranberry Juice
$3.00
Orange Juice
$3.00
Mango Juice
$3.00
Jeera Lassi
Homemade yogurt smoothie
$3.00
Iced Tea
$3.00
Hot Tea
$3.00
Chai Tea
$3.00
Apple Juice
$3.00
Perrier – Small
330 ml sparkling mineral water
$3.75
Mango Lassi
Homemade mango and yogurt smoothie
$4.00
Perrier – Large
750 ml sparkling mineral water
$6.50

Dessert

Gulab Jamun
Reduced milk dumplings in sugar syrup flavored with cardamom
$5.00
Kheer
Homemade rice pudding
$4.00
Rasmalai
Homemade cheese patties in creamy pistachio sauce
$5.00

Kids Menu

Kids Chicken Tikka Malai
Marinated in yogurt, cashews, and light spices served with naan or rice and soft drink
$7.00
Kids Paneer Makhani
Cottage cheese simmered in a creamy tomato based gravy served with basmati rice or naan and soft d...
$7.00
Kids Butter Chicken
Charbroiled chicken simmered in a creamy tomato based gravy, served with basmati rice or naan and...
$7.00

About Saffron Indian Cuisine

(703) 992-0077 • 1077 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046

All our dishes are busting with the flavors of India and are cooked with fresh and high quality spices ground in house daily.