Royal India Restaurant (Capital Blvd)

$$ • Indian
Opens at 11:30 AM
  • Appetizers

  • Soup and Salad

  • Royal India Recommends

  • Chicken Specialties

  • Seafood Specialties

  • Clay Oven Tandoori Specialties

  • Lamb and Goat Specialties

  • Rice and Biryanis

  • Vegetable Specialties

  • Indian Breads

  • Accompaniments

  • Beverages

  • Desserts


Bhel Puri
A tangy melange of puffed rice crisps and lentil vermicelli tossed in chutney.
Aloo Papri
A medley of chick peas, potatoes, and flour crisps topped with chutney and yogurt dressing.
Mixed Vegetable Pakoras
An assortment of vegetables dipped in chickpea flour, batter, and fried.
Aloo Tikki
Potato patties. Served with peshawan red chutney.
Vegetable Samosa
Seasoned potatoes and peas wrapped in a light pastry.
Samosa Chat
Samosas split open and covered with spicy chickpeas, minced onions, cilantro, and yogurt.
Fish Pakora
Cubes of seasoned red snapper batter fried.
Chicken Pakora
Tender pieces of chicken, delicately spiced, and batter fried.
Assorted Platter
Assortment of vegetable pakoras, samosa, chicken tikka, and seekh kabab.
Lentil Dumplings
Moong lentil dumplings deep fried and garnished with grated white radish, mint sauce, tamarind sauce, and touch of tangy chaat masala.
Royal Chicken Special
Hot spiced chicken drumsticks grilled over charcoal.
Aloo Kheema Tikki
Potato patties with minced lamb.
Royal Kabab Platter
Chicken reshmi kabab, seekh kabab, chicken tikka, and tandoori shrimp.
Chilly Paneer
Cubes of paneer, pan sauteed with onion, bell pepper, tomato, and green chilies.
Achari Mushrooms
Fresh mushrooms marinated in mixed pickle sauce and grilled over charcoals in a clay oven.
Chilly Chicken
Cubes of chicken, pan sauteed with onion, bell pepper, tomato, and green chilies.
Mango Shrimp
Shrimp pan sauteed with onion, tomato, ginger, and mango chutney.
Fish Amritsari
Cubes of fresh tilapia, marinated in carom seeds and fried.
Smoked Salmon Naan
Leavened white flour bread stuffed with smoked salmon and baked in a clay oven.
Royal Naan
A light bread stuffed with tender chopped chicken and herbs, lightly spiced.

Soup and Salad

Mulligatawny Soup
A spicy favorite of all made with split peas, vegetables, and chicken broth.
Vegetable Soup
Garden fresh mixed vegetable soup flavored with herbs and lightly spiced.
Chef Salad
Combination of fresh greens, broccoli, tomato, and celery. Served with chutney and yogurt dressing.
Spicy Cucumber Salad
Julienne of onions, peppers, and tomatoes in a tangy lemon dressing.

Royal India Recommends

Royal Feast for Two
A royal banquet spread. Tandoori chicken, chicken reshmi kabab, tandoori shrimp, lamb seekh kabab, chicken saag, lamb rogan josh, creamed lentils, raita, rice, bread, dessert, and tea.
Vegetarian Thali
A traditional vegetarian meal. This platter is comprised of a variety of the day’s three vegetarian specialties. Served with homemade yogurt, papad, naan or poori, samosa, and dessert.
Royal Sizzling Grill
An assortment of lamb seekh kabab and chicken tikka. Chicken reshmi kabab and tandoori shrimp served on a sizzler accompanied by freshly baked kulcha, vegetables, and raita.

Chicken Specialties

Royal Chicken Curry
A very traditional poultry dish prepared in a spicy curry sauce of ground onions, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, and other seasonings.
Chicken Tikka Masala
Barbecued cubes of chicken cooked with tomatoes, onions, and yogurt.
Chicken Korma Kashmiri
Chicken cooked in creamy sauce with almonds and dried nuts, lightly spiced.
Chicken Keema
Ground chicken cooked with fresh ginger, garlic, and diced tomatoes.
Chicken and Spinach
Curried chicken cooked with chopped fresh spinach and lightly spiced.
Chicken Madras
Boneless cubes of chicken cooked with traditional spices.
Chicken Vindaloo
Chicken cooked in fiery red hot curry sauce.
Chicken Jalfrezi
Strips of chicken marinated with fresh ground spices and sauteed with tomatoes, onions, and bell pepper.
Chicken Kadai
Strips of chicken cooked with onions, tomato, and bell pepper in an Indian wok.
Butter Chicken
Boneless tandoori chicken cooked in a rich creamy sauce with fresh tomato and a combination of delicate spices.
Chicken Xacuti
Boneless chicken pieces cooked with a paste of dry roasted spices and coconut to give a flavorful gravy.
Methi Chicken
Chicken simmered with fresh fenugreek leaves and a selection of herbs.

Seafood Specialties

Fish Malabari
Fish curry made with freshly ground coconut and array of masterfully blended spices.
Bombay Fish
Fish cooked in typical Bombay style in a light curry sauce with tomato and onion.
Shrimp Masala
Large shrimp sauteed with garlic, ginger, golden onions, and tomatoes.
Shrimp Vindaloo
Large shrimp cooked with fiery red hot spices.
Shrimp Jalfrezi
Shrimps sauteed with bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, and coriander. Quite tangy and tasteful.
Lobster Masala
A Seafood Delicacy. Cubes of lobster with a blend of freshly ground spices and herbs cooked in a thick sauce.
Jhinga Moilly
Shrimps cooked in fresh coconut, mustard seeds, and curry leaves. Served in a fresh coconut shell.

Clay Oven Tandoori Specialties

Tandoori Trout
Whole trout marinated with spices and baked to perfection in a clay oven.
Fish Tikka
Cubes of fresh fish marinated and grilled to perfection in the clay oven.
Jumbo Shrimp Tandoori
Shrimp marinated and grilled over charcoal.
Tandoori Chicken
Chicken marinated in yogurt and freshly ground spices skewered and grilled.
Chicken Tikka
Boneless cubes of chicken marinated in yogurt and freshly ground spices. Finished in clay oven.
Tawa Chicken
Boneless pieces of chicken sauteed with onions, peppers, and spices. Served on a hot plate.
Noorani Kabab
Breast of chicken marinated in yogurt, fresh garlic, and ground spices carefully grilled in clay oven.
Lamb Chops Kandhari
Tender lamb chops marinated with ginger, herbs, and fresh ground spices, then grilled over charcoal in clay oven.
Lamb Seekh Kabab
Mildly spiced minced lamb skewered and grilled over charcoal.
Lamb Tikka Peshawari
Well marinated choice lamb cubes grilled in a clay oven.
Paneer Tikka
Fresh homemade cubes of cream cheese marinated and grilled over charcoal.
Chicken Reshmi Kabab
A boneless tender chicken marinated with yogurt, ginger, and garlic grilled over charcoal.
Nimbu Paneer Tikka
Soft juicy chunks of paneer sandwich with lemon pickle and grilled in a clay oven.
Royal Chicken Seekh Kabab
Mildly spiced minced chicken skewered and grilled over charcoal.
Tandoori Lobster
A perfect dish for shellfish lovers. A spiced shellfish finished in a clay oven.
Royal Tandoori Platter
Assortment of lamb chop, seekh kabab, tandoori shrimp, fish tikka, noorani kabab, and chicken tikka.

Lamb and Goat Specialties

Masalewalli Champe
Lamb chops half cooked and half grilled in a clay oven with aromatic spices in a delicious onion and tomato sauce.
Rogan Josh
Lean chunks of lamb cooked in a rich almond sauce with a blend of fragrant spices.
Lamb Korma Kashmiri
Cubes of lamb cooked in a creamy sauce and garnished with almonds and fruits.
Lamb Patiala
Tender boneless lamb pieces cooked with ground onion, ginger, garlic, and aromatic masala cooked with potatoes.
Lamb or goat cooked in a fiery vinegar flavored sauce.
Lamb Sali Boti
Tender lamb cubes cooked with freshly ground spices and dry apricots, garnished with fine straw potatoes.
Lamb Bhuna Punjabi
Chunks of lamb cooked with tomato, onion, fresh herbs, and spices.
Lamb and Spinach
Tender lamb pieces cooked with chopped creamy fresh spinach and traditional spices.
Goat Masala
Baby goat meat cooked in a traditional North Indian style with onions and tomatoes.
Bhuna Goat
Pieces of goat simmered in cracked herbs and spices served in a thick sauce.

Rice and Biryanis

Peas Pulao
Long grain basmati rice cooked with fresh green peas and saffron.
Vegetable Biryani
Baked casserole of basmati rice and fresh vegetables flavored with saffron, nuts, and raisins.
Kashmiri Pulao
Aromatic long grain rice cooked with dry fruits, nuts, and saffron.
Chicken Biryani
Baked casserole of basmati rice and chicken richly flavored with saffron, nuts, and raisins.
Baked casserole of basmati rice with lamb or goat cubes richly flavored with saffron, nuts, and raisins.
Shrimp Biryani
Baked casserole of basmati rice and shrimps richly flavored with saffron, nuts, and raisins.

Vegetable Specialties

Palak Paneer
Fresh homemade cheese cooked in a creamy spinach sauce.
Mushroom and Peas with Cashew Nuts
Fresh mushrooms with cashew nuts and green peas cooked in a light creamy sauce.
Chana Peshawar
Chick peas slowly simmered with tart pomegranate seeds cooked with onions, tomatoes, and spices.
Jeera Aloo
Cubes of potatoes smothered and simmered with cumin, mustard seeds, herbs, and spices.
Royal Malai Kofta
Dumplings made with fresh cheese, potatoes, dried fruit, and stuffed with seedless dried apricots, simmered in a light creamy sauce. Garnished with nuts and raisins.
Baingan Bharta
Eggplant grilled over charcoal, mashed and cooked with fresh tomatoes, onions, garlic, ginger, and spices.
Aloo Gobi Masala
Fresh cauliflower and potatoes cooked with ginger, tomatoes, peas, and mild spices.
Okra do Piaza
Fresh okra simmered with diced onions, tomatoes, and lightly spiced.
Vegetable Jalfrezi
Stir-fried fresh garden vegetables sauteed with mild spices.
Stuffed Baby Eggplant
Baby eggplant stuffed with mild spices and herbs.
Dal Makhani
Simmered black lentils and red kidney beans sauteed with tomatoes, ginger, cumin, onions, and fresh garlic.
Navaratna Korma
Assortment of vegetables cooked with dry fruits in a light creamy sauce.
Dum Aloo Kashmiri
Whole potatoes stuffed with homemade cheese, nuts, and a combination of onions and tomato sauce.
Paneer Makhni
Fresh homemade cubes of cream cheese cooked in a delicate tomato cream sauce.
Paneer Shahi Korma
Homemade cheese cooked with onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, and spices topped with dry fruits and nuts.
Masala Paneer
Paneer stuffed with herbs, spices, and finished in a curry sauce.
Kadai Paneer
Irresistible flavor of cottage cheese with the blend of green peppers, dried fenugreek leaves, and the cardamom.
Amchuri Bhindi Masala
Tangy medley of fresh okra simmered with various aromatic spices, mango powder, and lemon juice.
Gobi Kachumber Masala
Diced cauliflower with herbs and spices.
Methi Aloo
Fenugreek leaves cooked with cubes of potatoes and a selection of herbs.

Indian Breads

Leavened white flour bread baked in a clay oven.
Royal Naan
A light bread stuffed with tender chopped chicken or minced lamb and herbs, lightly spiced.
Whole wheat bread baked in a clay oven.
Kashmiri Naan
King size leavened bread stuffed with mixed dried fruits and nuts.
Tandoori Lachadar Paratha
Multi-layered whole wheat bread and lightly buttered.
Paneer Kulcha
White flour bread stuffed with grated homemade cheese lightly spiced.
Aloo Paratha
Whole wheat bread stuffed with potatoes and lightly spiced.
Onion Kulcha
A fluffy white bread topped with onions and bell peppers.
Assorted Bread Basket
Assortment of different breads consists of onion kulcha, pudina paratha, naan, and Kashmiri naan.
Garlic Kulcha
Freshly baked white bread topped with garlic and fresh butter.
Puffy whole wheat bread.
Olive And Basil Naan
Naan bread filled with chopped olives, basil, and red onion.
Missi Roti
Vegan roti made with chickpea flour.
Mint Paratha
Whole wheat bread topped with mint and lightly spiced.
Achari Paratha
Whole wheat bread stuffed with pickles.


Whipped yogurt with cucumbers and tomatoes lightly spiced.
Sweet Mango Chutney
Hot Mixed Vegetables
Masala Papad
Lentil crackers.


Sweet Lassi
A sweet yogurt drink from North India.
Mango Lassi
A sweet yogurt drink flavored with mango.
Salt Lassi
A typical North Indian drink of yogurt and cumin seeds.
Freshly squeezed limes mixed with soda or water.
Soft Drinks


Rice Pudding
Made with milk and basmati rice.
Carrot Halva
A grated carrot pudding studded with pistachio nuts and reduced milk.
Ras Malai
A popular North Indian dessert of homemade cheese. Served with reduced milk and pistachio.
Gulab Jamun
Reduced milk balls served in rose flavored sugar syrup and cardamon.
Vermicelli Kheer
Vermicelli noodles cooked in milk, topped with nuts, saffron, and dried fruits.
Jalebi With Rabdi
Deep-fried bread in pretzel form and dipped in honey and sugar, topped with rabdi (sweet condensed milk).
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