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Developed from traditional North Indian and South Indian recipes, and improved by our Chef's culinary skill, Banjara's menu is rich in flavors and aroma. Specially ground spices, handpicked abroad, ensures a traditional taste to every dish.

Telephone for Reservations and Take-Away please phone (703) 723-0040

Available as a Banquet, the menu is also complimented by regular Specials.

Restaurant Hours

Lunch

Mon - Fri ~ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat & Sun ~ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dinner
Sun - Thu ~ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri & Sat ~ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm


 


  SOUPS AND SALADS

MULLIGUTAWNY SOUP...... $ 2.95
Lentils blended with fresh spices and topped with Cilantro.

TOMATO SHORBA.............. $ 2.95 Fresh Tomato with an extra touch of herbs and spices.

CHICKEN SHORBA................. $ 3.95
Chicken pieces blended in an Onion sauce and spices.

GARDEN GREEN SALAD........ $ 4.50
A colorful assortment of chopped fresh garden vegetables.


APPETIZERS
 

VEGETABLE SAMOSA......... $ 4.95
Two crisp pastries stuffed with potatoes & peas.


CUT MIRCHI...................
..... $ 5.95 Cut pieces of green Peppers battered with Chickpea dumpling .

MIRCHI BHAJJI ...................$ 5.95
Green Peppers battered with Chickpea dumpling.

ONION BHAJJI.................... $ 4.95 Medium spice Onion slices fried in a Lentil batter.

PAPADUM........................... $ 2.50 Crisp and medium spiced Lentil crackers roasted in clay oven.

PANEER PAKORA............... $ 6.95 Paneer battered with Chickpea dumpling.

ALOO TIKKI......................... $ 6.95 Grilled mashed Potatoes with spices.

CHAAT PAPDI..................... $ 6.95 Tortilla chips, Potatoes, Chickpeas topped with Yogurt, Mint Chutney, Tamarind sauce and traditional Indian spices.

SAMOSA CHAAT................... $ 7.50 Smashed Samosas topped with Chole, Yogurt, Chutneys and spices.


VEGETABLE PLATTER..........
$ 9.95
Served for two
Vegetable Pakora, Onion Bhajji, Aloo Tikki and vegetable Samosa.


CHICKEN PAKORA.................
$ 7.50
Battered-fried boneless pieces of Chicken.


CHICKEN 65.....
...................... $ 7.95
Marinated pieces of Chicken deep fried in special spices. 

SHAMI KABOB....................... $ 8.95
Patties of minced Lamb with Coriander, Onions, and green Peppers. 

SHEESH KABOB..................... $ 9.95
Tender rolls of minced Lamb blended with Onions & spices.

NON-VEG. PLATTER.............. $ 10.95
Chicken Pakora, Chicken 65, Shami Kabob and Aloo Tikki. 


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FROM OUT SOUTH INDIAN SPECIALITIES 
(Served with Sambar, Coconut and Tomato Chutney)



IDLI.................................................................................................... $ 5.95
Fluffy steamed Rice and Lentil cakes.

MEDHU VADA................................................................................... $ 5.95
Deep fried and medium spices Lentil donuts.

PLAIN DOSA....................................................................................... $ 6.95
Rice and Lentil crepe.

MASALA DOSA.................................................................................. $ 7.95
Rice and Lentil crepe stuffed with Potato and Onion.

PESARATTU...................................................................................... $ 7.95
Rice and Lentil crepe stuffed with Onions and Green Peppers.

MYSORE MASALA DOSA................................................................... $ 7.95
Green Lentil crepe with spicy Chutney and Potato stuffing.

RAVA MASALA DOSA........................................................................ $ 8.95
Rava crepe with potato stuffing.
UTTAPPAM........................................................................................ $ 8.95
Indian stype pizza stuffed with vegetables.

POORI................................................................................................ $ 8.95
Deep fried light puffed whole Wheat bread served with Potato masal.

CHOLE BHATURA............................................................................. $ 8.95 Deep fried light puffed bread served with Chickpeas masala.


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TANDOOR ENTREES 
All Tandoor Entrees are cooked in a clay oven at very high temperatures and served in sizzlers

(Served with Basmati Rice. Additional Rice $ 2.50)

PANEER TIKKA................................................................................ $ 14.95
Home made Cheese marinated overnight in fresh spices and Yogurt.

TANDOORI CHICKEN........................................................................ $13.95
Chicken marinated in Yogurt sauce with fresh Ginger, Garlic and spices.

CHICKEN TIKKA.............................................................................. $ 14.95
Boneless Chicken breast marinated overnight in fresh exotic herbs spices and Yogurt.

LAMB BOTI KABOB.......................................................................... $ 16.95
Chunks of Lamb cubes marinated with Ginger and Garlic in Yogurt sauce.

FISH TIKKA...................................................................................... $ 18.95
Mahi Mahi marinated with fresh Ginger and Garlic in Yogurt sauce with exotic herbs and spices.

TANDOORI SHRIMP......................................................................... $ 20.95
Juicy jumbo Shrimp marinated overnight in fresh exotic herbs and spices.

TANDOORI MIXED GRILL................................................................ $ 19.95
Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Tikka, Sheesh Kabob, Lamb Boti Kabob and Tandoori Shrimp.


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BANJARA CURRIES

VEGETARIAN
Please specify Mild, Medium or Spicy!

(Served with Basmati Rice. Additional Rice $ 2.50)

DAL CURRY........................................................................................ $ 9.95
Mildly spices Lentil curry.

DAL MALKHANI................................................................................. $ 9.95
An assortment of Lentils cooked with fresh Onions, Garlic, Ginger and Butter.

BAIGAN BHARTHA.......................................................................... $ 11.95
Roasted Eggplant pureed and cooked with fresh spices, Peas and whipped Butter.

PALAK PANEER................................................................................ $ 12.95
Fresh ground Spinach cooked with chunks of our homemade Paneer (Indian Cheese).

PANEER BUTTER MASALA.............................................................. $ 12.95
Fresh homemade Cheese cooked in Tomato and Butter sauce.

KADAI GOBI...................................................................................... $ 11.95
Cauliflower cooked with Onions, Tomatoes, Bell Peppers and topped with Coriander.

NAVARATHAN KHURMA................................................................. $ 11.95
Creamy Saffron sauce cooked with Garden veggies, Almonds, Raisins and spices.
MALAI KOFTA.................................................................................. $ 12.95
Vegetarian dumplings simmered in a creamy sauce consisting of Cinnamom, Nutmeg, mild spices and Malai (Cream).
CHANNA MASALA............................................................................ $ 11.95
Chickpeas cooked in Onion, Tomato and Garlic sauce.

MUSHROOM MASALA...................................................................... $ 12.95
Mushrooms and Peas slightly sauteed and cooked in a creamy curry sauce.
BHENDI MASALA............................................................................. $ 11.95
Okra tossed lightly in Onions, Tomatoes and exotic spices.

BOMBAY ALOO................................................................................. $ 11.95
Small pieces of Potatoes tossed with chopped Onions, Tomatoes, Cilantro and Cumin. Seasoned with curry sauce.
GUTHY VANKAYA........................................................................... $ 12.95
Whole baby Indian Egg plant stuffed and cooked with red Chilly, Cinnamon, Cardamom and spices.
VEGETABLE JHAFREZI................................................................... $ 11.95
Mixed sauteed vegetables and Tomatoes, Onions and spices.


CHICKEN ENTREES 

CHICKEN CURRY............................................................................. $ 13.95
Boneless Chicken cooked with herbs and spices.

CHICKEN MANCHURIAN.................................................................. $13.95
Tender pieces of Chicken battered with Corn flour and sauteed in special sauce.

CHICKEN JHAFREZI........................................................................ $ 13.95
Chicken marinated in spices and cooked with Onion and Bell Pepper.

CHILLY CHICKEN............................................................................. $ 13.95
Strips of marinated Chicken sauteed in semi dry with spicy sauce.

CHICKEN MOGHULAI...................................................................... $ 13.95
Tender boneless Chicken cooked slowly in Khurma sauce of Almonds and Raisins.

BUTTER CHICKEN........................................................................... $ 13.95
Boneless pieces of Tandoori Chicken in Fenugreek, Butter and Tomato sauce.

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA............................................................... $ 13.95
Signature dish - exotic creamy Tomato sauce cooked with a blend of spices and Garlic.
CHICKEN SAAG............................................................................... $ 13.95
Tender Chicken cooked with fresh Spinach, Garlic and Ginger.
CHICKEN VINDALOO...................................................................... $ 13.95
Tender pieces of Chicken and Potatoes cooked in hot spicy sauce with a dash of Lemon.


LAMB ENTREES 

ROGAN JOSH.................................................................................... $ 14.95
Classic Lamb curry cooked with freshly ground spices.

LAMB SAAG....................................................................................... $14.95
Tender chunks of Lamb cooked with fresh Spinach.

LAMB KHURMA................................................................................ $ 14.95
Lamb in creamy Onion sauce cooked with Onions, Saffron and Almonds.

KADAI GHOST.................................................................................. $ 14.95
Lamb cooked with Bell Peppers, Onions and Tomatoes.

LAMB MADRAS................................................................................ $ 14.95
Lamb cooked with fresh Tomatoes, Onions, Ginger and curry leaves in hot sauce.

HYDERABADI KHEEMA................................................................... $ 15.95
Ground Lamb cooked with Onions, Ginger, Garlic and spices.

BOTI KABOB LABABDAR................................................................. $ 15.95
Chunks of Lamb cubes cooked on charcoal grill and simmered in tangy sauce.
LAMB VINDALOO............................................................................ $ 15.95
Tender pieces of Lamb and Potatoes cooked in spicy tangy sauce with dash of Lemon.
LAMB BANJARA.............................................................................. $ 15.95
Speciality of the house. Tender pieces of Lamb cooked with Peppers with a touch of Coconut and fresh Lemon juice.


SEAFOOD ENTREES 

GOAN FISH CURRY.......................................................................... $ 16.95
Chilly hot Konkan Fish curry.

FISH VINDALOO............................................................................... $16.95
Fish and Potatoes cooked in spicy tangy sauce with a dash of Lemon.

FISH TIKKA MASALA....................................................................... $ 16.95
Tender Fish Tikka in creamy Tomato sauce cooked with a blend of spices and fresh Garlic.

KOVALAM SHRIMP.......................................................................... $ 18.95
Classic Shrimp curry cooked with Coconut, Red Chilly, Onion and Tomato.

SHRIMP LABABDAR........................................................................ $ 18.95
Jumbo Shrimp simmered in creamy Tomato sauce with sauteed Onions, gentle touch of spices and Fenugreek.

SHRIMP VINDALOO......................................................................... $ 18.95
Jumbo Shrimp and Potatoes cooked in spicy tangy sauce with a dash of Lemon.


BIRYANI SPECIAL

VEGETABLE BIRYANI...................................................................... $ 13.95
World famous Basmati Rice cooked with fresh vegetables and spices.

CHICKEN BIRYANI........................................................................... $14.95
Hyderabad's favorite. Basmati Rice cooked with marinated Chicken, herbs and spices.

LAMB BIRYANI................................................................................ $ 15.95
Moghul delight. Basmati Rice cooked with marinated Lamb, herbs and spices.

SHRIMP BIRYANI............................................................................. $ 19.95
Basmati Rice cooked with marinated Shrimp, herbs and spices.


DINNERS (Dine in Only)

BANJARA DINNER (Subject to availability)................................... $ 24.95
Traditional Indian dinner served with Papadum, soup, Dal curry or Dal Makhani with your choice of two more entrees (Chicken, Lamb or Vegetable), Garlic Naan, Rice, followed with Dessert and Chai.


ACCOMPANIMENTS - Added enjoyment for your meal

Breads
NAAN
.................................. $ 1.95
White flour bread baked in Tandoor clay oven.

TANDOORI ROTI................ $ 2.50
Whole Wheat flour bread baked in Tandoor clay oven.

GARLIC NAAN.................... $ 2.95 White flours bread sprinkled with fresh Garlic and baked in Tandoor clay oven.

ONION KULCHA................. $ 2.95
White flour bread stuffed with Onions, Coriander and mild spices baked in Tandoor clay oven.

PANEER KULCHA...............$ 3.50
White flour break stuffed with Paneer (Home made Indian Cheese), Coriander and spieces baked in Tandoor clay oven

PUDHINA PARATHA.......... $ 3.50
A multi layered whole Wheat bread baked in Tandoor clay oven.
ALOO PARATHA................ $ 3.50
A multi layered whole Wheat bread baked in Tandoor clay oven.
KHEEM NAAN.................... $ 3.95
White flour bread stuffed with ground Lamb, Coriander and spices baked in Tandoor clay oven.
BANJARA SPECIAL NAAN... $ 3.50
White flour bread stuffed with pieces of Coconut, Cherry and Raisins baked in Tandoor clay oven.
ASSORTED BREAD BASKET. $ 9.95
Your choice of 4 different breads.

Condiments

RAITHA............................... $ 1.75
Homemade Yougurt, mixed with finely chopped Cucumbers, Onions, Tomatoes, Cilantro and spices.

MINT CHUTNEY................... $ 1.50
Spicy Cilantro and Mint Chutney.
TAMARIND SAUCE.............. $ 1.50
Pureed sweet Tamarind Chutney.

MANGO CHUTNEY ...............$ 1.50
Sweet Mango Chutney.
MANGO OR LIME PICKLE.....$ 1.75
Spicy Pickle.


Drinks
MANGO LASSI...................... $ 2.95
SWEET/SALT LASSI............. $ 2.95
MASALA CHAI/COFFEE....... $ 1.95
SOFT DRINK............ ..............$ 1.75
(Coke, Diet, Sprite, Ice Tea, Ginger Ale)
MINERAL WATER.................$ 2.50



DESSERT'S

RASMALAI ................................................................................ $ 4.50 Homemade Milk dumplings soaked in sweetened milky sauce.
GULAB JAMUN .......................................................................... $ 4.50 Golden fried Milk balls in Rose flavored syrup.
GAJAR KA HALWA................................................................... $ 4.50 Grated Carrots cooked in Ghee, Raisins and Nuts.
RICE PUDDING.......................................................................... $ 4.50 Rice cooked with Milk flavored with Cardamom, Raisins and Nuts.
KULFI........ ................................................................................ $ 4.50 Freshly made Indian ice cream with a touch of Saffron (Mango or Pistachio flovor).
DOUBLE KA MITHA.................................................................. $ 4.50 Speciality of the house.


 
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KIDS MENU

(For kids 12 or under)
All kids meals served with French Fries & Soft Drink
 

IDLY/DOSA/POORI.................................................................. $ 6.95
CHICKEN NUGGETS................................................................. $ 6.95
FISH FINGERS.......................................................................... $ 6.95
CHICKEN TIKKA (Mild)............................................................ $ 6.95
CHICKEN KURMA/SAAG.......................................................... $ 6.95

 

All prices exclude tax and effective as of June 2008


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