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STARTERS

VEGETABLE PAKORA £4.50

Spicy vegetables deep fried to perfection with gram flour to produce a delicate spicy Indian batter – Mild

CAULIFLOWER PAKORA £4.50

Spicy cauliflower deep fried to perfection with gram flour to produce a delicate spicy Indian batter – Mild – Chef’s Special

CHICKEN PAKORA £4.50

Chicken deep fried deep fried to perfection with gram flour to produce a delicate spicy Indian batter – Mild

HAGGIS PAKORA £4.50

Haggis deep fried to perfection with gram flour to produce a delicate spicy Indian batter – Mild – Highly Recommended

MUSHROOM PAKORA £4.50

Mushrooms deep fried to perfection with gram flour to produce a delicate spicy Indian batter – Mild

FISH PAKORA £4.50

Fish deep fried to perfection with gram flour to produce a delicate spicy Indian batter – Mild – Highly Recommended

PANEER PAKORA £4.50

Indian cheese balls deep fried to perfection with gram flour to produce a delicate spicy Indian batter – Mild – Chef’s Special

ONION BHAJI ORIGINAL OR RINGS £4.50

The all time classic Indian starter. A popular favourite – Mild

CHICKEN CHAAT £4.50

Tandoori style drumsticks swathed in sweet ‘n’ sour patia sauce – Mild

TAVA MACHI £4.50

Delicately spiced fillet of white fish deep fried until golden brown with gram flour producing a delicate batter – Mild

POORI £4.50

Chicken, prawn, mushroom or haggis. Light fluffy Indian pancakes topped with any of the above choices – Mild

VEGETABLE OR KEEMA SAMOSA £4.50

Savoury Indian pastie with chana (spicy chickpeas) – Mild

ALOO AND VEGETABLE TIKKI £4.50

Pan fried mix vegetable and potato cakes served with mint and tamarind sauce – Mild

CHILLI CHICKEN £4.50

Lightly battered chicken breast tossed with onions, peppers and chilli sauce – Medium – Chef’s Special

MALAI PANEER TIKKA £4.50

Marinated Indian Cottage cheese cooked in the tandoor – Mild – Contains Nuts

BUTTERFLY KING PRAWN £5.95

Marinated king prawns cooked in the tandoor and served with a lemon and coriander butter sauce – Mild

MANCHURIAN £4.50

Chicken or cauliflower. Sautéed with chopped onion, bell peppers fresh garlic and sweet and sour chilli sauce – Medium – Highly Recommended

LAMB MINT KEBAB £4.50

Lamb mince marinated with fresh mint and Indian herbs and spices tossed in garlic butter – Mild

SAFFRON SALMON TIKKA £4.50

Salmon fillets marinated in hung yoghurt curd, mint, spices and saffron – Mild

PRAWN PAKORA £4.50

Prawns marinated with fresh chilies, ginger, garlic and lime leaves. Fried in soda water batter – Mild – Chef’s Special

CHICKEN AND COIANDER KEBAB £4.50

Chicken supreme cooked with fine chopped ginger, garlic, coriander and host of Indian herbs and spices – Mild – Highly Recommended

TRIO OF PANEER TIKKA £4.50

Indian Cottage cheese marinated in three colour spice mix cooked in the clay oven and served with onion and tri-colour peppers – Mild – Contains Nuts

TANDOORI LAMB CHOPS £4.50

Lamb Chops marinated with yoghurt, mint and host of Indian herbs and spices cooked in clay oven – Mild – Highly Recommended

FISH AND PRAWN PUFFS £4.50

Fish flakes and prawn marinated with Indian spices and deep fried in gram flour and sparkling water batter – Mild – Chef’s Special

MALABARI KATHI ROLL £4.50

Original Indian street food. Meat flavoured with Indian herbs and spices Cooked in clay oven and enclosed in a malabari paratha. Chicken, lamb or haggis– Mild – Chef’s Special


PLATTERS TO SHARE

CHEF’S PLATTER £10.95

Vegetable option available. Combo of Mixed Pakora, Chicken Chaat, Aloo Tikki, Veg Samosa, Chicken Tikka and Masala Potatoes – Mild

TANDOORI PLATTER £13.95

A mouth watering medley of Chicken Tikka, Lamb Chops, Lamb Tikka, Chicken Chaat and King Prawn Tikka – Mild


CONNOISSEUR’S CHOICE Limited Availability

SIKANDRI LAMB £12.25

Lamb shanks marinated overnight with ginger, garlic, green chillies and Indian spices, served with garlic potatoes – Medium – Highly Recommended

NIHARI LAMB £12.25

A real taste of Indian style lamb cooked on the bone with onions, tomatoes, green chillies, ginger, garlic and fresh coriander – Medium

BUTTER CHICKEN £11.25

Whole pieces of chicken tikka simmered in tomato, honey and lashings of cream and spices – Mild – Contains Nuts – Chef’s Special

KANDHARI MURGH £11.25

Chicken tikka cooked with ginger, garlic, onion, coconut milk and green chillies – Mild

ASHOKA MALWA CHICKEN TIKKA £11.25

Chicken tikka cooked in a spicy dish with a sautée of red peppers, spinach leaves, onions and green chillies – Medium – Highly Recommended

SATRANGI LAMB £12.25

A rich Bhoona style dish with an abundance of sliced mixed peppers, mixed pickle, cherry tomatoes, red onions and a soupçon of spring onions and coriander – Medium

CHILLI GARLIC CHICKEN MASALA £12.25

A truly home style pot cooking where chunks of chicken are marinated with garlic and cooked with fresh green chillies – Medium – Chef’s Special

ASHOKA PISTACHIO KORMA £12.25

Mouth-watering silky smooth gravy flavoured with Indian herb, spices and pistachio nuts. A true Ashoka West End speciality – Mild – Contains Nuts

SHARABI £12.25

Cooked in a garlic and ginger tarka, with the addition of sliced peppers, onion, green chilli, tandoori paste and a generous dash of red wine – Mild – Highly Recommended

BENGALI KING PRAWN CURRY £12.25

Pacific king prawns in a mouth-watering mix of green chillies, ginger, onions, turmeric, cardamom and coconut – Medium – Highly Recommended

BENGALI FISH CURRY £12.25

Fresh salmon in a mouth-watering mix of green chillies, ginger, onions, turmeric, cardamom and coconut – Medium

SEEKH KEBAB MASALA £12.25

Lamb mince cooked in clay oven and tossed in a rich, flavoursome condensed sauce with ginger, garlic and tomatoes – Medium – Highly Recommended

ROAST LEG OF LAMB Available with 48 hours notice £49.95

Marinating the lamb for one day in our unique mixture of yogurt and Indian spices gives an unparalleled intensity of flavours. The best things come to those who wait – Mild – Highly Recommended


TANDOORI SELECTION Served with rice, curry and salad

CHICKEN TIKKA MAIN £12.95

Chicken marinated to perfection in the charcoal tandoori oven – Mild

SHASLIK £12.95

Chicken tikka pieces skewered with onions, peppers and tomatoes, cooked in the tandoori oven to perfection – Mild

TANDOORI LAMB CHOPS £13.95

Lamb chops marinated with yoghurt, mint and host of Indian herbs and spices cooked in our clay oven. For your main course, this taste experience is not to be missed – Mild – Highly Recommended

TANDOORI SALMON TIKKA £13.95

Salmon marinated in yogurt and spices, cooked to perfection in tandoor – Mild – Chef’s Special

MALAI TIKKA £12.95

Succulent chicken marinated with cream cheese and barbequed to perfection with spices – Mild – Contains Nuts

TANDOORI MIXED PLATTER £15.95

A mouth-watering medley of tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, seekh kebab, lamb tikka and king prawn – Mild – Highly Recommended

ACHARI CHICKEN TIKKA £12.95

Chicken marinated with Indian herbs, spices, pickle and onion seeds and cooked in clay oven – Mild

LAMB TIKKA MAIN £13.95

Lamb marinated to perfection and cooked in the charcoal tandoori oven – Mild

TANDOORI CHICKEN on the bone £13.95

Succulent chicken on the bone, given the tandoori treatment for an unrivalled taste experience – Mild – Chef’s Special

TANDOORI KING PRAWN £15.95

Spiced king prawns barbecued to perfection for melt in the mouth precision – Mild – Highly Recommended


VEGETARIAN DISHES

SPINACH CORN MUSHROOM Side £4.25 Main £8.95

Baby spinach, corn kernels and button mushrooms cooked with Indian herbs and spices – Mild – Highly Recommended

BOMBAY ALOO Side £4.25 Main £8.95

Baby potatoes sautéed in our chef’s piquant tomato gravy – Mild

DESI CHANA MASALA Side £4.25 Main £8.95

Chickpeas cooked with tomatoes and chef’s special garam masala – Mild

MUSHROOM BHAJI Side £4.25 Main £8.95

Mouth-watering mushrooms sautéed in a flavoursome curry sauce – Mild

PANEER SAAG Side £4.25 Main £8.95

Diced Indian cottage cheese, cooked with spinach and flavoured with coriander – Mild

CAULIFLOWER DHANSAC Side £4.25 Main £8.95

Cauliflower florets cooked with home-made lentil sauce – Mild – Chef’s Special

ALOO CHANA KUMBA Side £4.25 Main £8.95

Potato, chickpeas and mushrooms cooked in traditional Punjab spices and flavoured with fenugreek – Mild – Highly Recommended

ALOO SAAG £8.95

Diced potato, cooked with spinach and flavoured with coriander – Mild

BHINDI DOPIAZA £8.95

Okra cooked with onions and tossed with fresh ginger and garlic – Mild – Chef’s Special

PANEER SAAG £8.95

Home-made cottage cheese, cooked with spinach and cream and flavoured with fenugreek – Mild – Highly Recommended

TARKA DAAL £8.95

Wholesome lentils, friend onions and tomatoes cooked together and tempered with red chilli and asafetida – Mild

TRADITIONAL VEGETABLE CURRY £8.95

A truly classic Ashoka West End recipe – Mild

BAINGAN ALOO £8.95

A potent fusion of potatoes and aubergines simmered in a flavoursome curry sauce – Medium

SHAHI PANEER £8.95

Indian cottage cheese sautéed with almond powder, spring onions and tomatoes – Mild – Contains Nuts – Chef’s Special


EUROPEAN CHOICE

GARLIC AND HERB ROASTED CHICKEN £10.95

Succulent chicken breast roasted with garlic and herbs and served with potato wedges and crisp salad garnish

HADDOCK AND CHIPS £10.95

The traditional classic, served with chips and crisp, fresh salad garnish


HOUSE SPECIALS

CHASNI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

A light smooth creamy sauce with a delicate twist of sweet ‘n’ sour for those with a delicate palate

MASALA
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

A mouth-watering marinade of exotic Punjabi spices, garlic, ginger, cumin, capsicums and onions, simmered in a home-made yoghurt sauce – Mild

ROGAN JOSH
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

A flavoursome fusion of tomatoes, paprika and a host of spices create this immensely popular dish – Mild – Contains Nuts

KASHMIRI, MUGLAI OR CEYLONESE KORMA
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Classic mild Indian experience available in three variations, for the more delicate palate, ask your server for details

KARAHI BHOONA
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

A host of spices sautéed in a rich tarka base with an abundance of capsicums and onion – Mild

CREAMY JALFREZI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

A delicately spiced combination of crunchy almonds, cashews, sultanas and a flourish of fresh cream and coconut cream – Contains Nuts

SOUTH INDIAN GARLIC CHILLI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Hot and spicy with a saucy twist of sweet ‘n’ sour... wow – Hot – Highly Recommended

ASHOKA MALAIDAR
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Spinach puree simmered with lashings of green chilli and garlic with a dash of fresh cream – Mild – Highly Recommended

SHAKUTI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Sumptuously creamy and coconutty with a hint of wicked green chillies! – Medium

JAIPURI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

A potent fusion of peppers, onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies and a touch of coconut simmered in exotic Jaipuri spices – Medium – Highly Recommended

JALANDHRI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Slightly spicy sauce infused with ginger, garlic, green chillies and peppers, finished with a flourish of coconut cream – Medium – Chef’s Special

PATIA
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

A tangy sweet ‘n’ sour curry Indian curry experience – Mild

BHOONA
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

A rich, flavoursome condensed sauce with ginger, garlic and tomatoes – Medium – Chef’s Special

TRADITIONAL CURRY
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95 (with mushrooms and vegetables 75p extra)

The original classic on which the Ashoka Empire was born – Mild

KEEMA MUTTER
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Minced lamb cooked with garden peas and fenugreek – Mild

HIMALAYAN HOT POT
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Cooked in a spicy sauce with garlic, ginger, mushrooms, peppers, spring onions and carrots – Medium – Highly Recommended

SPICY JALFREZI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Red peppers, onions, tomatoes and fresh green chillies simmered to a thick sauce, blended with a host of Indian spices – Medium – Highly Recommended

PARDESI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Succulent spinach, shallow fried onions and mushrooms. Simmered in a rich ginger and garlic tarka – Mild

PASANDA
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Peanut, cashew and almond powder, cooked in cream and yoghurt with the addition of korma sauce – Contains Nuts

BALTI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Tantalising tandoori spices, tangy chickpeas, a flourish of fresh creamy yoghurt and a soupcon of achar (mixed pickle) for that extra bite – Medium

ACHARI
Chicken Tikka £9.95 Chicken Breast £9.95 Lamb £9.95 Prawn £9.95 Vegetable £8.95 King Prawn £14.95

Choice of meat or vegetable cooked in spicy Indian pickle gravy – Medium – Chef’s Special


BREADS AND SUNDRIES

Basmati Steamed Rice £2.40

Pilau Rice £2.60

Mushroom Pilau Rice £2.95

Mixed Veg Pilau Rice £2.95

Tava Chapati £1.00

Tandoori Roti £1.50

Naan Bread £2.50

Garlic Naan £2.95

Peshwari Naan £3.25

Contains Nuts

Keema Naan £3.25

Mango Naan £3.25

Paratha £2.95

Meethi Paratha £2.95

Vegetable Paratha £3.25

Coconut Rice £2.95

Malabari Paratha £2.95

Poppadom £1.00

Spiced Onions £1.50

Mango Chutney £1.50

Raita £1.50

Chutney Tray £2.50

Spiced Onion, Raita and Mango Chutney

Carrot and Tamarind Chutney £1.50

Mixed Pickle £1.50

French Fries £2.00