Saravanaa Bhavan - Amsterdam Ave

Popular Dishes

2 Pieces Idly
Steamed rice and lentil patties served with varieties of chutney, sambar and chilli powder
$9.99
2 Pieces Medhu Vada
Crispy lentil doughnut served with sambar and chutney
$9.99
Pav Bhaji
Fresh garden vegetables cooked in tomato gravy with onions, garlic, ginger and served with Indian...
$10.49
2 Chilli Bajji
Chilli slices coated with chick peas batter deep fried served with chutney and sambar
$9.99
Masala Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe filled with mildly spiced mashed potatoes and onions
$12.99
Rava Masala Dosa
Thin crispy wheat and rice crepe stuffed with mildly spiced mashed potatoes and onions
$13.99
South Indian Thali
Rice, chappati 1, sambar, rasam, kurma, kootu, poriyal, special kuzhambu, curd, special raitha, sw...
$19.99
Mini Tiffin
Rava kitchadi, mini ghee idlies, mini masala dosa and sweet
$15.99
Channa Bhatura
Big fluffy fried bread served with chick peas masala
$14.99

Appetizers

2 Pieces Idly
Steamed rice and lentil patties served with varieties of chutney, sambar and chilli powder
$9.99
2 Pieces Medhu Vada
Crispy lentil doughnut served with sambar and chutney
$9.99
Pav Bhaji
Fresh garden vegetables cooked in tomato gravy with onions, garlic, ginger and served with Indian...
$10.49
2 Chilli Bajji
Chilli slices coated with chick peas batter deep fried served with chutney and sambar
$9.99
14 Pieces Mini Ghee Idly
Mini idlies immersed in delicious south Indian lentil gravy garnished with ghee
$9.99
1 Edli and 1 Vada
Combination of 1 steamed rice and lentil patty and 1 lentil doughnut
$9.99
2 Pieces Sambar Vada
Crispy lentil doughnut immersed in sambar garnished with onions and cilantro
$9.99
2 Pieces Rasa Vada
Crispy lentil doughnut in spicy south Indian lentil soup
$9.99
2 Pieces Curd Vada
Crispy lentil doughnut in fresh yogurt garnished with grated carrot and cilantro
$9.99
2 Pieces Potato Bonda
Crispy potato dumpling served with sambar and chutney
$9.99
Rasam
A spicy lentil soup. A south Indian speciality
$8.99
2 Mysore Bonda
Crispy lentil dumplings deep fried served with sambar and chutney
$9.49
2 Plantain Bajji
Thick plantain slices coated with chick peas batter deep fried served with sambar and chutney
$9.99
2 Onion Bajji
Sliced onion dipped in Bengal gram batter and deep fried served with sambar and chutney
$9.99
2 Vegetable Bonda
Lentil dumplings stuffed with mixed vegetables and potatoes deep fried
$9.99

Dosa Corner

Masala Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe filled with mildly spiced mashed potatoes and onions
$12.99
Rava Masala Dosa
Thin crispy wheat and rice crepe stuffed with mildly spiced mashed potatoes and onions
$13.99
Plain Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe
$11.99
Onion Dosa
Thin crispy rice and lentil crepe topped with onions
$12.99
Onion Masala Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe filled with potatoes and onions
$12.99
Milagaipodi Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe filled with a mixture of grounded dry spices containing dry chilli, len...
$12.99
Milagaipodi Onion Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe filled with a mixture of grounded dry spices containing dry chilli, len...
$12.99
Ghee Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe sprinkled with ghee
$12.99
Ghee Masala Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe filled with potatoes and onions sprinkled with ghee
$12.99
Paper Dosa
Thin lengthy rice and lentil crepe
$13.99
Paper Masala Dosa
Thin lengthy rice and lentil crepe filled with mildly spiced mashed potatoes and onions
$12.99
Cheese Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe filled with grated shredded cheese
$13.99
Cheese Masala Dosa
Thin rice and lentil crepe filled with grated shredded cheese
$12.99
Rava Dosa
Thin crispy wheat and rice crepe mildly spiced
$12.99
Onion Rava Dosa
Thin crispy wheat and rice crepe sprinkled with sliced onions
$13.99
Onion Rava Masala Dosa
Thin crispy wheat and rice crepe stuffed with mildly spiced mashed potatoes and onions
$14.99
Onion Chilli Rava Dosa
Thin crispy wheat and rice crepe topped with chilli and onions
$14.99
Onion Chilli Rava Masala Dosa
Thin crispy wheat and rice crepe stuffed with mildly spiced mashed potatoes and onions and chilli
$14.99
Dry Fruit Rava Dosa
Thin crispy wheat and rice crepe garnished with dry nuts and raisins
$14.99
Kara Dosa
Spicy thin rice crepe with spices, onions and potatoes
$13.99
Paneer Dosa
Thin rice crepe filled with spicy cottage cheese masala
$13.99
Mysore Dosa
Red chilli chutney spread on thin rice and lentil crepe
$13.99
Mysore Masala Dosa
Red chilli chutney spread on thin rice and lentil crepe filled with mashed potatoes and onions
$14.99
Mysore Onion Dosa
Red chilli chutney spread with onions in thin rice and lentil crepe
$14.99
Mysore Onion Masala Dosa
Red chilli chutney spread on thin rice and lentil crepe filled with onion and mashed potatoes
$14.99

Uthappams

Plain Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake
$10.99
Onion Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with onions
$12.99
Vegetable Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with mixed vegetables
$13.99
Onion Peas Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with onions and green peas
$13.99
Tomato Peas Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with tomatoes and green peas
$13.99
Tomato Onion Chilli Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with tomatoes, onion and chili
$14.99
Tomato Onion Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with tomatoes and onions
$13.99
Onion and Chilli Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with onions and green chilli
$13.99
Tomato Chilli Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with tomatoes and chilli
$13.99
Tomato Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with tomatoes
$13.99
Tomato Peas Onion Uthappam
Thick rice and lentil pancake topped with tomatoes, peas and onions
$13.99

Bread Corner

Chappati
Thin soft whole-wheat bread served with two curries
$12.99
Parotta
Delicious south Indian fluffy bread served with two curries
$12.99
Poori
Fried fluffy whole wheat bread served with two curries
$12.99

Thalis

South Indian Thali
Rice, chappati 1, sambar, rasam, kurma, kootu, poriyal, special kuzhambu, curd, special raitha, sw...
$19.99
Mini Tiffin
Rava kitchadi, mini ghee idlies, mini masala dosa and sweet
$15.99
Mini Meals
Bisibelabath, bagalabath, special rice, poriyal, papad and sweet
$18.99
Business Meal
1 Poori, rice, sambar, rasam, poriyal, yogurt, papad, pickle and sweet
$17.99

Rice Corner

Bisibelabath
Rice cooked with lentils and mixed vegetables served with papad
$9.99
Bagalabath
Rice mixed with yogurt, cashews, grapes and mustard seeds served with pickle
$8.99
Ghee Pongal
Steamed raw rice and lentil with scraped coconut, cashews and south Indian spices served with samb...
$9.99

House Specialties

Channa Bhatura
Big fluffy fried bread served with chick peas masala
$14.99
Rava Khichadi
Roasted sooji cooked with onion, tomato, carrot, green chillies and green peas sauteed and flavour...
$9.99
Adai Avial
Pancake made of varieties of pusles served with Kerala-style saice made of garden fresh vegetables...
$12.99

Curries

Vegetable Butter Masala
Steamed vegetables cooked with rich butter gravy
$14.49
Vegetable Jal Frieze
Julienne of onion, capsicum, tomato & green chilly tossed with mixed vegetables
$14.49
Vegetable Makhanwala
Cubes of mixed vegetables cooked with rich butter gravy
$14.49
Mixed Vegetable Curry
Boiled vegetables mixed with Indian spices cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Aloo Gobi
Steamed cauliflower & potato cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Aloo Pepper Fry
Steamed potato sauteed with onion & crushed pepper corn
$14.49
Aloo Mutter
Peas & potato cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Gobi Mutter
Steamed cauliflower and peas cooked with yellow gravy
$14.49
Dingri Mutter
Fresh mushroom & peas cooked with onion pesto & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Mutter Panner
Green peas &cottage cheese cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Paneer Makhani
Cubes of cottage cheese cooked with rich lentil butter gravy
$14.49
Palak Paneer
Cottage cheese cooked with spinach seasoned with Indian herbs
$14.49
Kadai Paneer Tikka Masala
Roasted cottage cheese cooked with rich butter gravy
$14.49
Mushroom Rogan Josh
Fresh mushroom cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices & lime juice
$14.49
Channa Masala
Channa cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Devil Potato
Dices of potato tossed with crushed red chilly & Indian spices
$14.49
Dal Butter Fry
Butter fried onions, tomatoes & green gram dal
$14.49
Gobi Massala
Steamed cauliflower cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Green Peas Masala
Steamed green peas cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Baingan Masala
Minced roasted brinjal sauteed with vegetables and flavored with Indian herbs
$14.49

From the Clay Pot

Palin Naan
Soft dough made of maida cooked in tandoor oven
$4.50
Butter Naan
Soft dough made of maida cooked in tandoor oven spread with butter
$4.99
Garlic Naan
Soft dough made of maida topped and flavored with fresh garlic and cilantro
$4.99
Bullet Naan
Soft dough made of maida topped and flavored with fresh garlic and chillies
$4.99
Tandor Paratha
Whole wheat bread tandoor baked into multi layered bread
$4.50
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Tandor Roti
Whole wheat flour dough cooked in tandoor oven
$4.99
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Aloo Paratha
Whole wheat bread stuffed with spiced mash potatoes and tandor baked
$4.99
Aloo Peas Paratha
Whole wheat bread stuffed with spiced mash potatoes, green peas and tandoor baked
$4.99
Kulcha
Dough rolled into a flat round bread and baked in tandoor oven
$4.99
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Stuffed Kulcha
Dough rolled and stuffed with vegetables
$4.99
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Desserts

Badam Halwa
Ground almonds cooked in honey and butter
$8.99
Gulab Jamun
Dry milk and cottage cheese balls immersed in sugar syrup and rose water
$6.99
Rava Kesari
Roasted sooji sweetened with sugar, mixed with raisins and nuts garnished with ghee
$7.99
Mango Rasamalai (2 Pieces)
Mango flavored cottage cheese round in a sweet milk
$7.99
Rasamalai (2 Pieces)
Cottage cheese rounds in a sweet milk
$6.99

Beverages

Coffee
$3.99

About Saravanaa Bhavan - Amsterdam Ave

(212) 721-7755 • 413 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

Saravana Bhavan is a cornerstone in the Manhattan community and has been recognized for its outstanding Indian cuisine. Our Indian restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.