Cafe Taj Mahal
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3036 Waialae Ave Suite #B4
Honolulu, HI 96816

Appetizers

All appetizers are served with a mint/yogurt and tamarind chutney

Vegetable Samosa
stuffed pastry cone with mashed potatoes or meat, peas & carrots
$5.75

Pakora
fritters with spiced rice flour batter with diced onion & cilantro
VEGETABLE / ONION / EGGPLANT $7.00 | CHICKEN $8.00

Papadum
lentil crackers with cumin seed
$2.00

Assorted Vegetarian Platter
two vegetable samosas, four vegetable pakoras, and two papadums
$13.00

Assorted Platter
choice of chicken or beef samosa, with chicken and onion pakora
$15.00 (Lamb Samosas +$1)

Drinks and Dessert


Lassie
– sweet blended yogurt smoothie
plain, mango, vanilla, rose, strawberry, banana, lemon, lime
$4.00 Plain | $4.50 Flavored

Soft Drinks – coke, sprite, diet coke, Indian iced tea
$1.50

Masala Chai – Indian style milk tea (hot or iced)
$2.00

Kheer – $4.009 – Rice pudding with sweet milk sauce, spices, and raisins
Halva – $3.50 – Cream of wheat porridge cooked with milk, butter, sugar, shaved almonds and spices
Carrot Halva – $4.00 – Grated carrot cooked with milk, butter, sugar, shaved almonds and spices
Yogurt – $3.50 – Home-made sweet custard yogurt
Gulab Jamun – $5.00 – Sweet curd dumpling soaked in rose-water honey syrup
Two Desserts  – $7.75 – Choose any two desserts

Salads and Chutneys

These are great additions to any appetizer, bread, rice, or curry!

Green Salad – Lettuce, cucumber, and tomato served with yogurt dressing
$6.00

Indian Salad – Cucumber, tomato, onion, and cilantro with mint/yogurt vinaigrette
$7.00

Mango Chutney – sweet and tangy mango chutney
$3.00

Mango Pickle (Achar) – spicy and tart pickled mangoes
$3.00

Raita – light yogurt chutney with cucumber and tomato
$3.00

Naan from the Tandoor

Fresh, cripsy, soft, chewy all in one bite. The ultimate curry mopping utility.

Plain Naan
leavened white flour bread baked fresh in the tandoori oven
$4.00

Toppings
Cilantro (+0.50) | Roasted Garlic (+1.00) | Onion (+1.00)

Stuffed Naan
Cheese (+3) | Grilled Onion (+3) | Onion & Chili (+3) | Potato (+3) | Dried Fruit (+3) | Chicken (+4) | Lamb (+4)

Home Made Breads (Weekdays Only)

These breads are made upon availability.

Chapati – flat whole wheat pan fried bread (vegan friendly)
$4.00

Paratha – multi-layered, white flour bread brushed with light ghee
$4.00

Puri – fried and puffed white flour bread
$4.00

Rice and Biryani

A staple of Indian cuisine, make it a complete feast. All rice is medium grain basmati.

Rice Polau – cooked with garlic, onion, ginger paste, cardamom, cinnamon and light ghee (1/2 rice available)
$5.50

Yellow Rice – cooked with garlic, onion, ginger paste, cardamom, cinnamon, turmeric and mustard seeds (1/2 rice available)
$6.50

Coconut Rice – cooked with sweet coconut sauce, with cashew nuts, raisin, and green peas
$7.50

Biryani – Bengali style fried rice topped with sliced cucumber and lemon
Chicken/Beef/Vegetarian $16.50 | Lamb/Shrimp $18.00

House Curries

Our traditional home – made curries, you can’t go wrong. If you’d like to increase the spiciness of your dish, please ask for medium-hot, hot or fire hot.
Please ask our servers for vegan options.

Balti/Jalfrezi – tomato curry strew with mixed vegetables
Chicken/Beef $13.50 | Lamb $17.50 | Shrimp $16.00

Curry Masala – signature spiced tomato curry with garlic, onion, ginger, herbs and spices
Chicken/Beef $13.50 | Lamb $17.50 | Fish $16.50 | Vegetable $12.50

Dahl – lentil curry with herbs and spices
Chicken/Beef $13.50 | Lamb $17.50 | Vegetable $12.99 | Plain $11.00

Dopiaza – garlic, onion, ginger and tomato based curry with cilantro and green onion
Chicken $14.50 | Shrimp $16.00

Karahi (Sizzling) – chopped and grilled bell pepper, onion, and tomato served on a sizzling platter
Chicken/Beef $14.50 | Lamb $18.00 | Fish $17.00 | Shrimp $17.50

Kashmiri – sweet yogurt based curry with sliced caramelized apples & raisins
Chicken $14.50 | Lamb $18.00

Korma – mild yogurt (Y) or coconut milk (C) based curry with light herbs and spices
Chicken (Y) $13.50 | Lamb (Y) $17.50 | Shrimp (C) $17.50 | Vegetable (C) $13.00 | Roasted Eggplant (C) $14.00

Saag – creamy spiced spinach curry with garlic, onion, ginger and spices
Chicken/Beef $13.50 | Lamb $18.00 | Shrimp $17.50 | Potato (Aloo) $12.00 | Paneer $13.00

Vindaloo – spicy and tart curry with lemon juice, pepper, herbs and spices
Chicken $14.50 | Beef $14.50 | Lamb $17.50

Specialties

Butter Chicken – our #1 seller, smooth tomato based curry with baked chicken and light ghee added for a creamy consistency
$14.50

Maharaja Spicy Chicken – grilled tandoori chicken kebab cooked in a spicy tomato based curry with herbs and spices
$14.50

Mama’s Spicy Shrimp Curry – spicy red chili, roasted garlic, and light ghee curry
$17.50

Aloo Ghoobi – potato and cauliflower in a garlic, onion, ginger based curry with cilantro, herbs, and spices
$12.00

Chana Masala – garbanzo beans cooked in garlic, onion, ginger, and tomato based curry with sliced cilantro and tomatoes
$12.00

Mattor Paneer – paneer cheese in a sweet creamy yogurt curry with green peas
$13.00

Malai Kofta – roasted veggie patties in a sweet creamy yogurt curry
$13.00

Eggplant or Paneer Tikka Masala
sweet tomato based curry with garlic, ginger & cilantro curry
$13.00

Combination Dinner

For One
Choose two from list (half dinner portion): Chicken Korma, Chicken Curry, Beef Curry, Beef Dahl, Vegetable Curry, Plain Dahl, Saag Paneer
$21.50

For Two
Two pieces veg samosa appetizer. Choose two house curries. Lamb or Seafood – $4 additional charge each.
$42.50

For Three
Assorted veg platter appetizer. Choose three entrees. Limit two lamb or seafood dishes per combination. A third will be a $4 additional charge. Choice of one dessert.
$68.50

For Four
Assorted veg platter appetizer. Choose four entrees. Limit two lamb or seafood dishes per combination. A third lamb or seafood will be a $4 additional charge. Choice of one dessert.
$88.50

Tikkas and Kebabs

Tandoori Chicken
whole chicken thighs marinated with red spices, herbs, chili, & yog
ONE LEG $15.00 | TWO LEGS $22.00

Chicken Kebab
boneless chicken thigh marinated in yogurt & spices
CUBED $16.00 | SHISH KEBAB $17.00

Chicken Tikka
boneless chicken breast with chopped onion, cilantro, & lemon juice
$16.00

Chicken Tikka Masala
smooth tomato & yogurt based curry with garlic, onion, & ginger
$18.00

Chicken Tikka Dopiaza
grilled bellpepper, onion, and tomato served on sizzling platter
$19.00

Boti Lamb Kebab
lamb marinated in yogurt & spices
CUBED (BOTI) $18.00 | SHISH KEBAB $19.00

Assorted Kebabs
4 pieces of chicken tikka, 4 chicken shish kebab
4 boti lamb kebab, & 4 lamb shish kebab
$23.00