The Indian Garden

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Punjabi Samosa (2 Pieces)
Deep fried cone pastry stuffed with potatoes and green peas
$5.00
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Dal Ka Shorba
Clove flavored lentil soup
$5.00
Seekh Kebab
Spiced ground lamb cooked on skewers with our exclusive blend
$18.00
Murgh Tikka Masala (Chef Special)
Chicken tikka cooked in creamy onion n' tomato sauce
$17.00
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Kadai Paneer
Indian cheese cooked with ginger, green chilies and fresh cilantro
$18.00
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Saag Paneer
Creamed delicately spiced spinach cooked with Indian cheese
$18.00
Kesari Pulav
Basmati rice cooked with saffron and Indian spices
$7.00
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Naan
Flat, leavened bread baked in our tandoor
$4.00
Garlic Naan
Leavened bread baked with garlic in tandoor
$4.00
Gulab Jamun
Golden fried pastry soaked in sweet saffron syrup served hot
$5.00
Chicken Samosa (2 Pieces)
Deep fried cone pastry stuffed with minced chicken
$6.00

Appetizers (Vegetarian)

Punjabi Samosa (2 Pieces)
Deep fried cone pastry stuffed with potatoes and green peas
$5.00
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Paneer Ke Shooley
Cottage cheese subtly spiced with onion and bell pepper
$12.00
Paneer Pakora
Homemade, soft Indian cheese dipped in a batter of mashed garbanzo beans and deep-fried
$7.00
Mix Veg Pakora
Battered fried onion, chili, potato and spinach mix
$6.00
Cashew Nut Rolls
Mashed potatoes blend with cashew paste, rolled and deep fried
$6.00
Batata Vada
Gram battered fried potato dumplings with garlic flavor
$5.00
Mirchi Ke Pakore
Battered banana pepper fritters
$5.00
Aloo Tikka (4 Pieces)
Deep fried potato cutlets covered with bread crumbs
$7.00
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Onion Bhajji
Slices of onion soaked in chick peas flour batter and deep fried to make crispy bajjis
$7.00

Appetizers (Non Veg)

Chicken 65
Boneless chicken pieces soaked in spices, deep fried and sautéed with green onion and ginger
$16.00
Chicken Kadak Reshmi Kebab
Delicious kebab made out of succulent spiced chicken pieces cooked in clay oven
$12.00
Amritsari Macchi (5 Pieces)
Spiced carom flavored battered fried tilapia fish
$11.00
Shami Kebab (4 Pieces)
Patties of finely ground lamb and lentils
$9.00
Keema Samosa (2 Pieces)
Deep fried cone pastry stuffed with minced lamb
$7.00
Chicken Samosa (2 Pieces)
Deep fried cone pastry stuffed with minced chicken
$6.00
Chicken Pakora
Succulent pieces of chicken marinated over night in an exquisite blend of masalas, cooked in tando...
$6.00
Assorted Appetizers
Assortment of veg fritters and tandoori preparations: Sheek Kebab, Samosa, Chicken Tikka and Boti...
$14.00

Bombay Chaat Favourites

Bhelpuri
A savory snack made out off puffed Rice with Sweet n' Sour Hot Chutney
$7.00
Chandini Chowk Aloo Tikki
Mashed potatoes filled with split chick peas, garnished with chilies, cilantro, onions with tamari...
$7.00
Dahi Bhalla
Soft lentil puffs in yogurt garnished with fresh coriander leaves
$7.00
Papdi Chaat
Crisp fried dough with potatoes and chick peas mixed with mint and tamarind chutney
$7.00
Methi Tikki
Delicious combination of potatoes and fenugreek leaves perked up with spiced onions, made to cutlets
$7.00

Shorbe (Soups)

Dal Ka Shorba
Clove flavored lentil soup
$5.00
Tomato Soup
Thick creamy tomato soup mildly flavored with spices
$5.00
Mulligatawny
Lentils and chicken stock heightened with flavors of fresh herbs, garnished with shredded chicken
$6.00

Accompaniments

Masala Papad
Mildly spiced flat lentil wafers deep fried, sprinkled with an exquisite blend of spices and garni...
$5.00
Raita
Yoghurt seasoned and mixed with shredded tomatoes and cucumbers
$4.00
Dahi
Plain yoghurt churned and served chilled
$4.00

Salads

IG Ginger Salad
Carrots, red cabbage, green cabbage with IG special vinegar dressing, ginger and honey
$10.00
Tropical Salad
Spring mix salad with tropical fruits
$11.00
Tandoori Chicken Salad
Caesar salad with tandoori chicken
$12.00
IG Garden Salad
Sliced fresh tomatoes, cucumber, lettuce, onion and lemon
$6.00

Tandoor Specialities (Farm)

Seekh Kebab
Spiced ground lamb cooked on skewers with our exclusive blend
$18.00
Adraki Chaamp
Ginger flavored lamb chops
$30.00

Tandoor Specialities (Poultry)

Murg Makhmal E' Zafrani
Chicken breast marinated in special almond paste, yogurt, saffron and spices
$24.00
Tandoori Chicken
Whole chicken marinated in exotically spiced yoghurt, cooked in clay oven
$15.00
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Reshmi Kebab
Tender, boneless pieces of chicken breast marinated in sour cream
$18.00
Murgh Tikka
Succulent cubes of white meat marinated in spiced yoghurt
$17.00
Achari Murg Tikka
Boneless chicken breast marinated in yoghurt with pickling spices
$17.00
Lasooni Murg Tikka
Garlic flavored spiced chicken from clay oven
$17.00

Tandoor Specialities (Sea-Food)

Prawn Angare
Carom flavored shrimps grilled in clay oven
$26.00
Fish Tikka
Mahi mahi steaks with herbs and spices from clay oven
$22.00
Chefs Special Tandoori Lobster
Lobster marinated in yoghurt and exotic spices grilled in clay oven, served with rice or naan
$42.00

Tandoor Specialities (Vegetarian)

Paneer Tikka
Cubes of homemade, soft Indian cheese skewered marinated in yoghurt and lightly spiced
$19.00
Tandoori Sabzi (Vegetables)
Fresh broccoli, bell pepper, onions, cauliflower and tomatoes marinated in mix spices
$17.00
Vegetable Seekh Kebab
Mixed vegetables mashed and spiced, then skewered and roasted in clay oven
$17.00

Chicken Entrées

Murgh Tikka Masala (Chef Special)
Chicken tikka cooked in creamy onion n' tomato sauce
$17.00
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Murgh Makhni (Butter Chicken)
Shredded grilled chicken in tomato gravy with cream n' butter
$16.00
Murgh Badami
Boneless pieces of chicken cooked in rich almond sauce
$16.00
Hydrabadi Dum Ka Chicken
Selective pieces of chicken cooked with methi leaves (fenugreek) and aromatic herbs
$16.00
Murgh Jalfrezi
Marinated chicken cooked with fresh vegetables
$15.00
Chicken Korma
Chicken cooked with ginger, garlic, yoghurt, onion and red chilies
$15.00
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Murg Curry
Chicken cooked in delicately spiced curry
$15.00
Murg Sagwala
Tender boneless chicken pieces cooked with fresh spinach in a rich blend of spices
$15.00
Murg Madras
Chicken cooked in spicy gravy with coconut milk and coconut powder
$15.00
Murg Vindaloo
Delicious combination of chicken marinated in vinegar, hot pepper and spices cooked in a fiery, ho...
$15.00
Murg Chilli Masala
Boneless chicken cooked with green chili and hot spices
$15.00
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Murg Methi Chaman
Creamed fenugreek braised chicken in rich gravy
$15.00

Egg Specialties

Egg Curry
Whole boiled eggs cooked in spicy curry
$14.00
Egg Bhurji
Scrambled eggs cooked with green peppers, tomatoes, onions and hot spices
$14.00

Fish/Seafood Entrées

Chefs Special Lobster Curry
Lobster cooked with specially prepared herbs, spiced with a touch of garlic and ginger
$32.00
Crab Curry
Crab meat cooked with Kashmiri pepper, cumin, garlic, and coconut milk and saffron then tossed in...
$22.00
Shrimp Curry
Succulent shrimp cooked in aromatic sauce
$19.00
Bhuna Shrimp
Shrimp cooked with specially prepared herbs and spiced with touch of garlic and ginger
$19.00
Jheenga Madras
Shrimp cooked in spicy coconut gravy
$19.00
Fish Tikka Masala
Pieces of mahi mahi fillet marinated in yogurt, cooked in tandoor, and then folded into a special...
$18.00

Lamb Entrées

Nawabi Mutton Curry
Tender pieces of lamb cooked with rich spices
$20.00
Gosht Pasanda
Succulent pieces of lamb cooked in rich cashew based gravy with cream, butter and dry fruits
$18.00
Mughlai Boti Kebab Masala
An authentic Mughlai dish consisting of selected pieces of young lamb delicately spiced, barbecued...
$18.00
Bhuna Lamb
Succulent pieces of lamb cooked with tomatoes, onions and rich spices
$18.00
Gosht Vindaloo
Tender pieces of lamb cooked in a fiery hot gravy with pickled onion and potatoes
$17.00
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Lamb Chili Masala
Fine-cut lamb cooked with spicy herbs
$17.00
Gosht Rogan Josh
Succulent pieces of lamb cooked in cardamom sauce
$16.00
Kheema Mutter
Ground lamb cooked with green peas, ginger and sauteed onions
$16.00
Gosht Madras
Boneless tender pieces of lamb cooked in spicy gravy and coconut powder in South Indian style
$16.00
Delhi Ka Saag Gosht
Boneless pieces of lamb cooked in a decadent spinach puree
$16.00

Vegetarian Entrées

Kadai Paneer
Indian cheese cooked with ginger, green chilies and fresh cilantro
$18.00
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Saag Paneer
Creamed delicately spiced spinach cooked with Indian cheese
$18.00
Paneer Methi Chana (The Exotic Marigold Special)
House specialty
$18.00
Paneer Bhurji
Grated Indian cheese cooked with peppers, tomatoes and onions
$18.00
Punjabi Chili Paneer
Indian cheese sautéed with onions, bell pepper and mustard greens cooked in Punjabi style
$18.00
Paneer Makhani
Fresh homemade soft Indian cheese cooked in creamy tomato sauce
$18.00
Ig Dhaniya Paneer
Indian cheese cooked in cilantro flavored sauce
$18.00
Shahi Paneer
Indian cheese cooked in yoghurt and spicy pickled vegetable sauce, garnished with ginger and hot p...
$18.00
Mutter Paneer
Indian cheese cooked with green peas in gravy
$18.00
Navaratan Korma
Mixed vegetables cooked with cashew and fruit gravy
$18.00
Bhindi Masala (Vegan)
Fresh okra cooked with onion, tomatoes and spices
$16.00
Veg Jalfreizi (Vegan)
Cauliflower, carrot, broccoli and bell pepper spiced with onion
$16.00
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Bagara Baingan (Vegan) (The Exotic Marigold Special)
Eggplant braised with coconut milk in southern style
$18.00
Methi Malai Mutter
Fenugreek leaves and peas cooked in creamy sauce
$18.00
Kashmiri Aloo
Boiled fresh baby potatoes stuffed with cashews, raisins, Indian cheese and cooked with Indian spi...
$18.00
Chana Masala (Vegan)
Delicious chickpeas cooked in exotic blend of north Indian spices
$15.00
Khadai Ka Saag
A combination of fresh mustard leaves and spinach cooked over a slow fire garnished with fresh hom...
$17.00
Malai Kofta
Spongy cottage cheese dumpling cooked in creamy sauce
$17.00
Aloo Gobi (Vegan)
Potato and cauliflower braised with herbs and ginger
$14.00
Jaipuri Aloo
Potatoes cooked Jaipuri style with ginger and tomatoes in thick sauce
$14.00
Jeera Aloo
Potato cooked with cumin seeds and turmeric flavor
$14.00
Bhuni Ghobi (Vegan)
Stir fried cauliflower cooked with ginger and cumin seeds
$15.00
Baingan Bharta
Fresh eggplant gently roasted in tandoor, mashed and marinated in rich blend of Mughlai spices coo...
$16.00
Dal Makhani
Simmered creamy black lentils with ginger and tomatoes
$15.00
Dal Banjara (Vegan)
Yellow lentils cooked with exquisite herbs and spices
$15.00
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Dal Tadka
Dal cooked with tomatoes, onion, ginger and ground turmeric
$15.00

Rice Entrées

Kesari Pulav
Basmati rice cooked with saffron and Indian spices
$7.00
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Basmati Rice
Steamed basmati rice
$4.00
Jeera Rice
Basmati rice with cumin seeds cooked on low heat
$8.00
Spinach Pulav
Saffron rice cooked with spinach
$8.00
Peas Pulav
Basmati rice cooked with green peas and saffron flavored
$9.00
Kashmiri Pulav
Saffron rice cooked with fruits and nuts
$10.00
Veg Biryani
Basmati rice and vegetables flavored with saffron and cooked on low heat
$15.00
Egg Biryani
Basmati rice flavored and cooked with egg
$15.00
Chicken Biryani
Basmati rice and chicken richly flavored with saffron and cooked with Indian herbs on low heat
$17.00
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Goat Biryani
Basmati rice and pieces of goat richly flavored with saffron and cooked with Indian herbs on low h...
$20.00
Lamb Biryani
Basmati rice and pieces of lamb richly flavored with saffron and cooked with Indian herbs on low h...
$20.00
Shrimp Biryani
Basmati rice cooked with shrimp in mild spices
$21.00

Breads

Naan
Flat, leavened bread baked in our tandoor
$4.00
Garlic Naan
Leavened bread baked with garlic in tandoor
$4.00
Tandoori Roti
Whole wheat bread baked in our clay oven
$3.00
Bhatoora
Leavened bread fried in hot oil
$4.00
Poori
Deep fried puffed whole wheat bread
$3.00
Laccha Paratha
Whole wheat layered bread baked in tandoor
$4.00
Peshawari Naan
Flat leavened bread with sesame seeds
$4.00
Onion Kulcha
Flat leavened bread stuffed with finely chopped onion
$5.00
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Patiala Paratha
Flaky whole wheat bread with ajwain (carom seeds)
$4.00
Jaipuri Paratha
Flaky whole wheat bread with mint
$5.00
Kashmiri Naan
Leavened bread with nuts and candied fruits
$5.00
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Kandahari Naan
Leavened bread with ground pistachios and almonds
$5.00
Khurmi Naan
Leavened bread made with tomato, chili and garlic
$5.00
Aloo Paratha
Whole wheat bread stuffed with spiced mashed potato
$5.00
Paneeri Kulcha
Leavened bread stuffed with Indian cheese
$5.00
Keema Naan
Leavened bread made with minced lamb meat and spices
$6.00
Assorted Bread Basket
Butter naan, roti, onion kulcha and garlic naan
$13.00

Desserts

Gulab Jamun
Golden fried pastry soaked in sweet saffron syrup served hot
$5.00
Ras Malai
Flat round pieces of Indian cheese poached in milk and garnished with pistachios
$5.00
Gajar Ka Halwa
Grated carrots cooked gently in milk and generously sprinkled with nuts
$5.00
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Kheer
Fragrant rice slowly cooked with milk, raisins and almonds
$5.00
Rasgulla
Sweet dumplings of Indian cheese and semolina dough soaked in light syrup
$5.00
Chum Chum
A bengali sweet made of cottage cheese, saffron, cardomon and rose essence
$5.00
Malai Cutlets
A bengali style cottage cheese patties soaked in sugar syrup
$5.00

Beverages

Masala Chai
Aromatic Indian tea spiced and made with highest grade of tea leaves and milk
$3.00
Coconut Water
$6.00
Lassi
Rich and creamy churned yoghurt drink served sweet, salty or masala style
$4.00
Mango Lassi
Creamy churned yoghurt with mango flavor
$5.00
Mango Shake
Chilled mango flavored milk
$5.00

About The Indian Garden

(312) 280-4910 • 247 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611

An excellent exploration of India's culture through its cuisine. Step through the curtains of exotica into dishes like jheenga madras or one of our specialities cooked in the kadhai (iron work) kadhai gosht. "The IG"s main course a house favorite will typically includes Reshami kabab to start with, Murg tikka masala, sizzling tandoori roasted chicken in a rich tomato-kissed sauce: Rogan Josh, lean long cooked lamb in a sauce spiked with cardamom.