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I N D I A N

R E S T A U R A N T

Dining Menu

A new sensation in Indian Dining


The most crucial aspect of any restaurant is inevitably the people behind the scene.
That's why at Masala, a lot of emphasis is laid on the human element of the
organisation, thus ensuring each person comprehends that Masala is not merely about
the great tasting food but moreover it's opulent tradition and history, all set in an
aesthetically pleasing environment infusing Brighton with the flavour and aroma of
the East.
Our ultimate aspiration is to maintain the original style of Indian cooking to bring you
some of the finest dishes for you to indulge in. All our dishes are cooked on the day
every day, using the finest of ingredients, spices and herbs.

Thank you for choosing Masala Restaurant. We hope you enjoy your
experience with us.

STARTERS
Mixed Grill Platter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.95
Sheek kebab, lamb & chicken tikka

Mixed Vegetable Platter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.95


Vegetable pakora, vegetable samosa & onion bhaji

Onion Bhaji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.50


Onion battered, a crispy taste

Vegetable/Chicken Samosa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.50


Seasoned & wrapped in a crispy pastry

Sheek Kebab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95


Juicy lean minced lamb with coastal spices & skewered

Shami Kebab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.75


Minced meat blended in exotic spices

Reshmi Kebab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.75


Minced meat blended in exotic spices & egg

Tandoori Chicken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50


Tender quarter chicken marinated in yoghurt, baked in a clay oven

Chicken/Lamb Tikka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95


Marinated in yoghurt, baked in a clay oven

Prawn Puree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.75


Prawn covered with spice and fresh tomato, served on a puree

Chicken Pakora . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.75


Chicken breast blended with batter

Paneer Pakora . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50


Indian cheese blended with batter

Chicken Chaat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50


Chopped chicken breast grilled & stir fried, tomato, cucumber & served on a puree

Dhall Soup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.25


Red lentils soup

Prawn Cocktail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.95


Prawns on a bed of lettuce with mary rose sauce

King Prawn Butterfly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.25


A crispy coated king prawn with bread crumbs & hint of spice, served with salad

TANDOORI & GRILLS


Tandoori dishes are marinated in a tandoori sauce for several hours with spices & herbs, cooked in the Tandoor

Tandoori Chicken Half . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.95


Tandoori Chicken Whole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.95
Chicken Shaslik . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95
Lamb Shaslik . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.50
Chicken Tikka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.95
Lamb Tikka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95
Tandoori King Prawn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.95
Tandoori Mix Grill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.95
A selection of meat, chicken & lamb tikka, sheek kebab & tandoori chicken served with naan bread

TRADITIONAL INDIAN DISHES

Acheri (Medium)

Vegetable: 5.95 - Chicken / Lamb: 6.95 - Prawn: 7.50


Chicken Tikka / Lamb Tikka: 7.50 - King Prawn: 9.95

Ceylon (Fairly hot)

A tangy, sharp flavoured dish cooked with pickles, ginger & garlic

Masala (Spicy)

Masala (Sweet)

Cooked with rich spicy masala sauce

Cooked with coconut & almonds in a specially prepared sauce with


fresh cream

Dupiaza (Medium)

Cooked with coconut milk, garlic, ginger in curry sauce

With chopped onions, mixed peppers & spices, garnished with fresh
herbs

Korma (Mild)

Pasanda (Mild)

Bhuna (Medium)

Cooked with coconut, almond, cream with a hint of red wine

Dhansak (Fairly hot)

Cooked in a thick sauce with fresh tomatoes, herbs & coriander

Pathia (Fairly hot, sweet & sour)

Cooked with coconut, almonds, ground nuts with lashings of fresh cream

Korahi (Medium)

Fairly hot dish cooked with lentils in a sweet and sour sauce

Rogan (Medium)

Cooked with garlic, ginger & mixed spices with a sweet & sour taste

Balti (Medium)

Cooked with spices & herbs. Topped with layer of sliced tomatoes

Cooked with onion, garlic, ginger, tomato puree & tomato in the
traditional Balti recipe.

Curry (Medium)

Cooked with chopped onions, mixed peppers, garlic, ginger various


spices topped with fried tomato

Malaya (Mild)

Methi (Medium)

Cooked with coconut, pineapple, malaya sauce & cream

Phall (Extremly)

Cooked with onion, garlic, ginger, fenugreek leaves & spices

Jalfrezi (Hot)

Classic curry dish cooked in a medium spiced sauce

Cooked with sliced onions, sliced mixed peppers, garlic, ginger,


green chillies & spices with fresh herbs

Madras (Fairly hot)

Classic Madras dish cooked in a fairly hot sauce with a hint of lemon

Extreamly hot dish cooked with onion, garlic, ginger, spices with
extra garam masala chillies

Vindaloo (Very hot)

Very hot dish cooked with onion, garlic, ginger in a thick sauce with
sliced potato

FISH LOVERS
King Prawn Peri Peri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.95
King prawns cooked with onion, garlic, dried chilli, ginger & peri peri sauce. Hot

Chilli Fish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.95


Tilapia cooked in a very rich chilli sauce topped with fresh green chillies

Fish Bhaji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.95


Tilapia cooked onion, garlic, ginger, mixed spice

Fish Dupiaza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10.95


Seabass Fillet cooked with chopped onion, chopped mixed peppers, garlic, ginger & spices

Fish Jalfrezi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.95


Tilafia fish cooked with sliced onion, sliced mixed peppers, garlic, ginger, green chillies & spices

Fish Masala . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.95


Tilapia fish cooked to chefs mother recipe

Deshi Fish Korma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.95


Tilapia fish, medium spice korma, mothers recipe

SIGNATURE MAINS
Chicken or Lamb Nilgiri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95
Cooked with spinach, mint & selected herbs, homemade sauce

Butter Chicken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Chicken tikka cooked in rich sauce with cream a mild dish

Chilli Chicken . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Chicken tikka, cooked in hot and spicy sauce with fresh green chillies

Ginger Chicken or Lamb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Cooked with fresh ginger and garlic with special herbs and homemade sauce

Tandoori Chicken Curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Tandoori chicken seared off the bone cooked in a curry sauce

Chicken or Lamb Padina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Prepared with a bhuna sauce garnished with garlic, fresh mint, spicy, fairly hot

Garlic Chilli Chicken or Lamb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Cooked with freshly chopped garlic, onions and chillies, spicy fairly hot

Hydrabadi-style chicken curry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Chicken tikka, fresh green herbs: coriander, dill, mint, basil paste with garlic

Murgh Tinn Subz Bahar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Chicken tikka with vegetables, green chillies, coriander, ginger & garlic

Lamb & Mushroom Balti . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Lamb tikka & mushroom cooked with onion, garlic, ginger, mix spices, tomato, balti sauce

Naaga Murgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


A fiery dish of marinated chicken and herbs cooked in a rich sauce with a unique aroma of the Bengali naga chilli

Mango Murgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95


Chicken tikka with garlic & ginger, a mild sauce with mango and hint of spice

Murgh Rezela . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.95


Cooked with our Chefs special recipe

Deshi Chicken Korma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8.95


Chicken breast or on the bone, medium spice korma, mothers recipe served with a hard boiled egg

BIRYANI
Basmati rice flavoured with saffron and cooked with onions, spices, topped
with tomato, cucumber & lemon. served with vegetable curry sauce

Vegetable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.95
Chicken Tikka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95
Lamb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95
Prawns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7.95
King Prawn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.95
Mixed (Chicken Tikka, Lamb, Prawns) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9.95

SIGNATURE VEGETABLE MAIN


Karahi Paneer Indian cheese cooked in the famous karahi recipe with mixed peppers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.95
Bazaar-E-Sabzi An authentic dish of fresh vegetables cooked in coconut milk & tempered with delicate South Indian spice 5.95
Subz Masala Shallow fried seasonal vegetables spiced with chopped onions, garlic & exotic herbs . . . . . . . . . . . .5.95
Paneer Masala Indian cheese cooked with rich spicy masala sauce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.95
Saag Stilton Saag bhaji blended in with stilton cooked garlic, cream and topped with stilton shaving . . . . . . . . . .7.95

VEGETABLE SIDES
Bombay Potato . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50
Aloo Gobi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50
Sag Aloo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50
Sag Paneer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.95
Chana Paneer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.95
Tarka Dal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50
Chick Pea Aloo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50

Gobi Bhaji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50


Bhindi Bhaji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95
Aubergine Bhaji . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95
Sag Bhaji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95
Mushroom Bhaji . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95
Dal Samba . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.50
Aloo Paneer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95

RICE
Boiled Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.00

Lemon Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.95

Pilau Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.25

Veg Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.95

Egg Fried Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.95

Special Fried Rice . . . . . . . . . . . .2.95

Mushroom Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.95

Coconut Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.95

Onion Fried Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.50

Kemma Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3.95

BREADS
Plain Naan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.95
Garlic Naan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.25
Cheese Naan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.25
Stuffed Veg Naan . . . . . . . . . . . .2.50
Peshwari Naan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.50
Kemma Naan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.50

Desi Naan Cheese, onion, & Chilli . . . . . . .2.75


Plain Paratha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.25
Stuffed Veg Paratha . . . . . . . . . .2.50
Chapati . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.00
Tandoori Roti . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.95

EXTRAS
Plain Papadom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0.65

Korma Sauce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.00

Spicy Papadom . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0.65

Curry Sauce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.00

Chips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.50

Masala Sauce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.00

Onion Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.25


Mix Salad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.50

Madras Sauce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.00

Chutney Tray . . . . . . . . . .(Per Person) 0.80

Vindaloo Sauce . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.00

Raita Cucumber, Onion or Tomato . . . . . . . . .1.50

Special Raita mix . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.00

Any dish not on our menu can be prepared upon request

Note: Some of our dishes contain nut or dairy products. If you suffer from any food
allergies please inform us before placing your order

I N D I A N

R E S T A U R A N T

119 St James Street


Brighton, BN2 1TH

Tel: 01273 622 133


www.brightonmasala.co.uk