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    Covai Cafe

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    Location and hours

    14 Palmerston Cct, 8, Palmerston City, NT 0830
    Sunday
    05:00 pm - 09:00 pmMenu
    05:00 pm - 09:00 pmWeekend Specials
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday - Thursday
    05:00 pm - 09:00 pmMenu
    Friday
    11:00 am - 01:30 pmMenu
    05:00 pm - 09:30 pmMenu
    Saturday
    11:00 am - 01:30 pmMenu
    05:00 pm - 09:30 pmMenu
    11:00 am - 01:30 pmWeekend Specials
    05:00 pm - 09:30 pmWeekend Specials
    $$$ • Indian • Cafe • Modern Australian • Allergy friendly

    14 Palmerston Cct, 8, Palmerston City, NT 0830 • More info


    • Starters

      • Samosa

        Four pieces of crispy pastry with fillings of mildly spiced potatoes, capsicum, green peas and ground herb.
        $12.00
        mild spicy
      • Milagai Bhajji (VG)

        Six pieces. Spicy snack from South Indian chilli coated in chickpea batter and deep fried.
        $12.00
        vegan and level 3 spicy
      • Medu Vada (GF)(VG)

        Four pieces. Doughnut shaped South Indian snack with urad dhal.
        $12.00
        vegan, gluten free and level 1 spicy
      • Sambar Vada (GF)(VG)

        Three pieces. Medu vada soaked in sambar.
        $12.00
        vegan, gluten free and level 1 spicy
      • Paneer Tikka (GF)

        Cubes of cottage cheese marinated with spices and cooked in tandoor.
        $14.00
        Gluten Free
      • Onion Bhajji (VG)

        Chunky onion slices coated in a chickpea flour batter spiced with cumin, pepper and lightly fried.
        $12.00
      • Chicken 65

        Spicy, and deep fried chicken dish from Chennai.
        $12.00
        Level 1 Spicy
      • Chicken Tikka (GF)

        Boneless pieces of chicken marinated with spices and cooked in charcoal tandoor.
        $13.50
        Gluten Free
      • Murgh Malai Tikka

        Boneless pieces of chicken marinated with yoghurt, cashew paste, cheese, ginger, garlic, chili and blend of spices cooked in charcoal tandoor Oven
        $13.50
      • Lamb Chops (GF)

        Three pieces. Lamb cut in cubes, marinated in spices and cooked in charcoal tandoor.
        $17.00
        Gluten Free
      • Tandoori Chicken (GF)

        Chicken Maryland marinated in yoghurt, spices and cooked tandoor.
        $13.00
        Gluten Free
      • Fish Fry (GF)

        South Indian style battered fish barramundi marinated in a mixture of yoghurt, ginger garlic paste, Chili powder, curry leaves, rice flour and deep fried
        $14.00
        Gluten Free
      • Mixed Starter Plate

        Choose any 3 starters Includes pappad four pieces.
        $28.00
    • Breads

      • Plain Naan

        Plain flour based leavened bread cooked in charcoal tandoor oven.
        $5.00
      • Butter Naan

        Plain flour based leavened bread cooked in charcoal tandoor oven.
        $5.50
      • Garlic Naan

        Plain flour based leavened bread cooked in charcoal tandoor oven.
        $6.00
      • Spicy Naan

        Plain flour based leavened bread cooked in charcoal tandoor oven.
        $6.00
        Level 3 Spicy
      • Cheese Naan

        Plain flour based leavened bread cooked in charcoal tandoor oven.
        $7.00
      • Cheesy Garlic Naan

        Plain flour based leavened bread cooked in charcoal tandoor oven.
        $7.50
      • Chicken Tikka Naan

        Plain flour based leavened bread cooked in charcoal tandoor oven.
        $6.50
      • Onion Kulcha

        Plain flour based leavened bread cooked in charcoal tandoor oven.
        $5.50
      • Tandoori Roti (VG)

        $4.50
      • Tawa Roti

        $5.00
      • Parotta

        $5.50
    • Vegetarian Curries

      • Paneer Tikka Masala (GF)

        Dish of grilled paneer in spicy onion tomato gravy.
        $23.00
        vegetarian and gluten free
      • Palak Paneer (GF)

        Tandoor roasted chunks of paneer, green peas in a spicy, creamy and sauce.
        $24.00
        vegetarian, gluten free and level 1 spicy
      • Malai Kofta (V)(GF)

        Mashed potatoes combined with cheese, cashews, roasted cumin, fried and simmered in a creamy gravy of onions, tomatoes and spices.
        $23.00
        Gluten Free
      • Mushroom Masala

        Mushroom cooked with Onion, Tomato and delicate blend of spices. Vegan prep can be made on request.
        $23.00
        Dairy Free, Gluten Free and Level 1 Spicy
      • Eggplant Potato Masala (VG)(GF)(V)

        Wedges of eggplant, potato, wok tossed with onions, tomatoes, curry leaf, mustard seed, cumin seed and a tamarind juice.
        $23.00
      • Saag Dal (V)(GF)

        Lentil cooked with spinach, onion, tomato, coriander, ginger, garlic and spices
        $22.00
      • Sambar (VG)(GF)(V)

        South Indian lentil based vegetables stew cooked with toor dal, onion, tomato, carrot, beans and spices.
        $22.00
    • Non Vegetarian Curries

      • Butter Chicken (GF)

        Indian dish of boneless chicken marinated, first cooked in tandoor before being cooked in a creamy mildly spiced and tomato based curry sauce.
        $25.00
      • Chicken Tikka Masala (GF)

        Tandoor roasted chunks of boneless chicken tikka in a spicy, creamy and orange coloured sauce.
        $25.00
        Gluten Free
      • Chettinad Chicken Curry (GF)(DF)

        Boneless chicken cooked with turmeric and ground Chettinad paste.
        $25.00
      • Spinach Chicken Curry (GF)(DF)

        Boneless chicken cooked with, turmeric, ground Chettinad paste and spinach.
        $25.50
      • Lamb Rogan Josh (GF)(DF)

        Braised lamb chunks cooked with a gravy based on browned onions, garlic, ginger and spices.
        $25.00
      • Spinach Lamb (GF)(DF)

        Braised lamb chunks cooked with a gravy based on browned onions, garlic, ginger, spices and spinach.
        $26.00
      • Lamb Pepper Masala (GF)(DF)

        South Indian style lamb dish cooked with onion, black pepper, chilli, curry leaves and spices.
        $26.00
        Gluten Free
      • Goat Curry (DF)(GF)

        Ground spices cooked with bone in pieces of goat, onion, tomato and cashew paste.
        $28.00
      • Beef Vindaloo (GF)(DF)

        Goan beef dish made with hot spices and vinegar.
        $25.00
      • South Indian Fish Curry (GF)(DF)

        Barramundi fish fillets cooked in a gravy made of onions, tomato, mustard seed, curry leave coconut milk, a dash of red chilli and tamarind juice.
        $26.00
      • Covai Prawn Curry (GF)

        Tamil Nadu style curry cooked with prawn, coconut, diced onion, curry leaves and mix of spices.
        $26.00
    • Plate

      • Covai Curry Plate

        Cucumber raita, gulab jamun and pappad.
        $45.00
    • Rice

      • Chicken Biriyani (GF)

        Basmathi rice cooked with mix of spices and boneless chicken.
        $23.50
      • Goat Biriyani (GF)

        Basmathi rice cooked with mix of spices and bone in goat pieces.
        $25.50
      • Saffron Pulao (GF)

        Cooked from basmati rice.
        $5.00
      • Plain Rice (GF)(VG)

        Cooked from basmati rice.
        $4.00
    • Dosa

      • Plain Dosa (GF)(VG)

        South Indian pancake with fermented rice and lentil batter. Served with sambar and coconut chutney.
        $13.00
    • Uthappam

      • Plain Uthappam (GF)(VG)

        South Indian pancake with fermented rice and lentil rice. Served with sambar and coconut chutney.
        $13.00
    • Idly

      • Idly and Vada

        Three pieces of idly and one piece of vada. Steamed cake made with rice and lentil batter. Served with coconut chutney and sambar.
        $15.50
      • Sambar Idly

        Three pieces. Steamed cake made with rice and lentil batter. Served with coconut chutney and sambar.
        $15.50
    • Kids Meal

      • Chicken Nuggets and Fries

        $10.00
      • Butter Chicken and Rice

        $16.00
      • Paneer Makhani and Rice

        $16.00
    • Cold Beverages

      • Plain Lassi (GF)

        $5.00
      • Mango Lassi (GF)

        $6.00
    • Hot Beverages

      • Tea

        South Indian style.
        $5.00
      • Masala Tea

        South Indian style.
        $6.00
      • Coffee

        South Indian style.
        $6.00
    • Desserts

      • Kulfi (GF)

        $6.00
      • Gulab Jamun

        $6.00
      • Shahi Tukda

        $6.00
    • Sides

      • Coconut Chutney

        $5.00
      • Tamarind Chutney

        $5.00
      • Onion Salad

        $6.00
      • Mixed Salad

        $6.00
      • Pappad

        Four pieces.
        $3.50
      • Pickle

        $3.00
      • Idly Podi

        $3.00
      • Potato Masala

        $5.00
      • Sambar (Small Size)

        $6.00
      • Sweet Mango Chutney

        $4.00
      • Mint Chutney

        $4.00
      • Cucumber Raita

        $5.00
    • Weekend Specials

      • Poori Masala

        Puffed bread made of whole meal flour and served with potato masala
        $15.50
      • Mysore Masala Dosa

        Dosa spread with red chutney made from red chilies, onion, and garlic to the inside of the dosa before placing the potato stuffing on top of it.
        $18.00
      • Cauliflower Dosa

        Dosa topped with cauliflower masala and served with Sambar & Coconut Chutney
        $18.00
      • Mushroom Dosa

        Dosa topped with mushroom masala and served with Sambar & Coconut Chutney.
        $18.00
      • Keema Dosa

        Dosa topped with minced lamb masala and served with Sambar & Coconut Chutney
        $20.00