Toasted wrap… rolled up & ready to have like the Kolkatan’s did but with our DESI twist… filled with salad & contrasting chutney.
Snacking before, during and after meals is the national pastime in the subcontinent, if not their national sport. Tempted… So do join in…
Endearingly exquisite - a spiced potato ball enrobed in a toasted brioche bun & a racy chutney. Inspired by Chowpatty…taken to another level at DESI! (in our opinion).
An amazing playful fayre of Paneer & Pineapple, marinated overnight in a lightly herbed creamy sauce, grilled in the tandoor.
Oh my…a thrilling burst of ecstasy, most pleasurable when eating whole…let the party begin in your mouth!
Divinely scrumptious – moreish crispy vegetable samosa, on a bed of spiced chana, split into a cool sweet yoghurt. Dressed with tamarind & mint and coriander chutney. Topped off with pomegranate & spicy potato sprinkles.
The Punjabi Samosa - most famous of all the samosas. Lovingly filled with potatoes, peas & wonderful array of spices. Served with salad & chutney.
Tasteful twist of the traditional Pakistani inspired minced meat kebab in a toasted brioche bun, dressed with slaw & contrasting chutneys.
The onion bhajia’s served at our cafe are the real McCoy – crispy, light & savoury. Served with salad & chutney.
Comfortingly alluring - tantalising tender pieces of chicken, marinated overnight in light creamy home ground spices. Served with Bombay bread, salad & chutney
A delicacy from the kitchens of the Royal Nawabs of Lucknow. Renowned for its subtlety & aroma. Perfectly cooked chicken with gentle notes of mace flower & cardamom (mild).
Chicken Tikka Masala originally derived from this speciality of Old Delhi. Rediscover this smooth & velvety dish, where the spices are veiled by rich blend of tomatoes (slight heat).
Delightfully capturing the essence of the scenic coast of Konkan. Impeccably packed with fragrant ground spices, tantalise your tastebuds (slight heat).
Falling off the bone drumsticks. Showstopping loveliness with distinct aroma of fresh coriander and herbs – leaving you licking the tips of your fingers (slight heat).
Pakistan’s national favourite - tender lamb complimented by the robust flavours of fresh ground spices of garam masalas (slight heat).
You’ll need to try this gem of the rail side. Lovely & hot with an abundant of dry roasted spices, needless to say it’s full of flavour (slight heat).
In the twisting & enchanting backwaters of Kerala, local fishermen adored this succulently spiced fish dish. A mild melody of coconut milk, tamarind & curry leaves (slight heat).
Blissfulness of Bangladesh epitomised - tossed & turned in a caramelised onion gravy, stir-fried prawns in a medley of spices & merrily mingled with lime leaf (slight heat).
A joyous array of enticing seasonal vegetables – pleasingly tasteful & flavoursome, satisfyingly lifted in light herbs (slight heat).
Beloved in India – introduced to & adored by all. Smooth paneer & aloo tikki cutlets in a rich silky sauce, satisfying your cravings (slight heat).
Old India and Biryani go hand in hand. Ever so moreish and perhaps what you’re not accustomed to… literally loved by all!
An engaging marriage of flavourful vegetables layered with basmati rice & dum-cooked to scrumptiousness. Served with house dhaal.
Tender chicken delicately cooked within its own juices & spices and layered with rice. Pakistani influenced. Served with slaw & tzatziki raita.
Amalgamation of slow cooked lamb in its own stock & flavours, layered with fluffy rice. Inspired by the famous biryani’s of Hydrabad. Served with slaw & tzatziki raita.
Per plate of crispy papads, dressed with mint & coriander chutney, Bombay ketchup & tzatziki raita.
Crunchy fries kissed with rosemary, sea salt & chatt seasoning.
A rapturous explosion of the tastebuds – a foremost companion on any table spread. Roasted baby potatoes sprinkled with DESI spice mix & spring onions.
Immensely indulging – an Old India home comfort food, brimming with a luscious parade of the most vaunted lentils.
Originated in the Indian subcontinent – Masala Chai is a flavoured tea beverage made by brewing black tea with a mixture of aromatic Indian herbs & spices.
A perfect blend of spices brewed with Assam tea leaves and milk - slightly sweet.
Traditional yoghurt-based drink, originating from India. One of the most popular drinks of the subcontinent
Summery blend of the subcontinent.
Subtle aroma of rose and taste of cardamom.
Expertly chosen loose tea from Indian. Choose from Long Jing Green Tea, Assam, Early Grey, Tropicana Fruits, Fresh Mint & Ginger
add two scoops of ice cream £1.95
add two scoops of ice cream £1.95