Ajanta Restaurant

$$ • Indian • Vegetarian Friendly
Opens at 11:30 AM
  • Most Popular

  • Appetizers

  • Ajanta Specials

  • From Our Tandoor Oven

  • Popular Standards

  • Side Orders

  • Desserts

  • Beverages​

Most Popular

Saag Paneer
Pureed organic spinach and cubes of paneer cheese cooked with spices. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of chickpeas.
$11.00
Lamb Rib Chops
Marinated​ in yogurt and spices, and grilled in tandoor. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$15.50
Chicken Tikka Masala
Marinated boneless organic chicken breast pieces cooked in tandoor oven and then simmered in a thick, spicy curry sauce with ginger, garlic, tomatoes, yogurt, and onions. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$13.00

Appetizers

Tandoori Scallops
Fresh​ dayboat scallops, marinated in yogurt and spices, roasted in tandoor oven, served with yogurt-cashew-tamarind sauce.
$8.50
Tandoori Chicken Chaat
Organic chicken pieces, marinated, grilled in tandoor, shredded and then tossed with oil, lime juice, red onions, cilantro, ginger, and spices.
$7.00
Tandoori Portobello Mushrooms
Organic portobello mushrooms, marinated and grilled in tandoor oven, served with yogurt-cashew-mint sauce.
$7.00
Green Salad
Organic greens, cherry tomatoes, and radishes tossed in our house vinaigrette, flavored with cumin and paprika, sprinkled with crunchy potato noodles.
$6.50
Daal Soup
A lentil soup, made with mung beans.
$6.00
Tandoori Chicken Tenders
Marinated boneless organic chicken, grilled.
$6.50
Tandoori Chicken Wings
Marinated​ and grilled in tandoor oven (organic).
$6.00
Khumb Alu Tikki
Cakes made with potatoes, breadcrumbs, and shiitake mushrooms.
$6.00
Vegetable Samosa
Deep​ fried pastries filled with mildly spiced potatoes and peas.
$6.50
Vegetable Pakoras
Sliced cauliflower, eggplant, zucchini, dipped in chickpea batter, and fried.
$6.00
Chicken Samosa
Deep-fried pastries filled with mildly spiced chicken.
$7.00
Papadam
Indian lentil wafers, served with mint-cilantro sauce (2 per order).
$4.00
Portobello Pakora
Strips of organic portobello mushrooms dipped in a batter made with chickpea flour, rice flour, and spices, served with yogurt-cashew-tamarind sauce
$7.00

Ajanta Specials

Murg Mumtaz Mahal
A fancy chicken curry featuring boneless organic chicken simmered in a rich, creamy curry sauce made with onions, tomatoes, garlic, lemon juice, cashew paste, yogurt, and cilantro (Delhi)
$12.50
Mangalore Chicken Curry
Boneless organic chicken pieces cooked in a sauce made with onions, garlic, lemon juice, coconut milk, and spices including fenugreek, and mustard seeds (Karnataka)
$12.50
Rogan Josh
Boneless cubed leg of lamb cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, yogurt, ginger, 20.00 Kashmiri Deghi chiles, garlic, onions, and spices including paprika and turmeric (North India)
$14.00
Nawabi Tarkari Biriyani
Rice and mixed organic vegetables (cauliflower, peas, green beans, carrots) cooked together with spices, topped with caramelized onions, nuts and raisins (Hyderabad) **
$11.00
Kerala Prawn Curry
Peeled and deveined prawns simmered in a sauce made with onions, tomatoes, coconut milk, tamarind, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, peppercorns, and other spices (Kerala)
$14.50
Scallop Curry
Fresh dayboat scallops cooked in a sauce made with coconut milk, onions, garlic, tomatoes, lime juice, curry leaves and spices including coriander, paprika and turmeric (Kerala)
$15.50
Khumb Jahanara
Organic shiitake mushrooms simmered in a sauce made with pureed spinach, onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, cashew paste, and spices including coriander, cardamom, and cloves (Delhi)
$11.00
Vegetarian
Paneer Kofta
Balls made with crumbled paneer cheese, potatoes, breadcrumbs, pine nuts and spices, served in a creamy curry sauce made with onions, tomatoes and spices (Punjab)
$11.00
Sabzi Rangarang
Cauliflower, green beans, broccoli, carrots, and peas, simmered in a sauce made with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, lime juice, coconut milk, and several spices (Mumbai). Vegan.
$11.00
Vegan
Daal Bahar
A lentil and vegetable dish made with red lentils, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, onions, spices and organic vegetables including green beans, cauliflower, and carrots (North India)
$11.00
Daalcha Gosht
Boneless cubed lamb cooked in a sauce made with chana daal, toor daal, garlic, ginger, onions, tomatoes, tamarind, green chiles, mustard seeds, curry leaves and spices (Hyderabad)
$13.50
Baadal Jaam
Slices of organic eggplant pan-fried, brushed with homemade tomato sauce, spiced with mango powder and black rock salt, served topped with thickened yogurt sauce (Lucknow)
$10.50
Seyal Machi
Fresh ling cod or wild salmon ($2.00 extra) fillet pieces sautéed and then cooked in a sauce made with caramelized onions, turmeric, mango powder, coriander powder, and paprika (Sind)
$14.00

From Our Tandoor Oven

Tandoori Chicken Tikka
Boneless organic chicken breast pieces marinated in yogurt, ginger, garlic, paprika, lemon juice, spices, and roasted in tandoor oven (Punjab). Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$13.00
Tandoori Fish
Fresh ling cod fillet, marinated, and grilled in tandoor oven. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$15.00
Lamb Boti Kabobs
Boneless lamb kabobs, marinated, and grilled in tandoor. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$14.50
Lamb Rib Chops
Marinated​ in yogurt and spices, and grilled in tandoor. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$15.50

Popular Standards

Chicken Makhanwala
Marinated boneless organic chicken pieces cooked in tandoor oven and then simmered in a creamy curry sauce (Punjab). Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$13.00
Chicken Tikka Masala
Marinated boneless organic chicken breast pieces cooked in tandoor oven and then simmered in a thick, spicy curry sauce with ginger, garlic, tomatoes, yogurt, and onions. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$13.00
Lamb Korma
Boneless cubed lamb in a creamy curry sauce, and topped with slivered almonds. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$14.00
Kadhai Gosht
Boneless cubed lamb cooked in a thick, spicy curry sauce, with nuts. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of spinach and potato.
$14.50
Saag Paneer
Pureed organic spinach and cubes of paneer cheese cooked with spices. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of chickpeas.
$11.00
Navrattan Korma
Organic vegetables and paneer cheese in a creamy curry sauce with nuts and raisins. Served with basmati rice and a side dish of chickpeas.
$11.00

Side Orders

Naan
Leavened dough flat bread cooked in tandoor oven.
$2.00
Garlic Naan
Naan​ flavored with garlic.
$3.00
Kabuli Naan
Naan studded with cashew nut pieces.
$3.00
Onion Kulcha Naan
Naan stuffed with onions.
$3.00
Sesame Naan
Naan sprinkled with sesame seeds.
$3.00
Chicken Keema Naan
Naan stuffed with curried ground chicken.
$4.00
Paneer Naan
Naan stuffed with paneer cheese and mint.
$4.00
Tandoori Chapati
A​ basic Indian whole wheat flat bread.
$1.50
Tandoori Paratha
A flaky and whole wheat bread.
$2.00
Alu Paratha
Paratha​ stuffed with spiced potatoes.
$3.50
Poori
Two per order. Deep fried puffy whole wheat bread.
$3.50
Rice
Basmati rice flavored with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves.
$2.00
Daal Makhani
Thick daal made with whole urid beans, spices, and cream.
$6.50
Alu Saag
Spinach and potatoes cooked with onions, tomatoes, and spices.
$7.00
Raita
Made with yogurt, cucumbers, and mildly spiced.
$2.50
Chutneys Assorted
Mango chutney, carrot pickle, and hot pickles.
$3.00

Desserts

Ras Malai
Paneer cheese patties served in a thickened milk sauce, flavored with cardamon.
$6.00
Kulfi
Frozen​ dessert made with thickened milk, cream, and pistachios, flavored with cardamon and keora.
$6.50
Mango Sorbet
(Organic)
$6.50
Mango Mousse
Made with pureed mangoes, cream, and gelatin.
$5.00
Kheer
Indian​ rice pudding.
$5.00
Gulab Jamun
Fried milk powder balls soaked in rose scented syrup.
$5.00

Beverages​

Lassi
An Indian yogurt drink.
$3.50
Mango Lassi
Made​ with mango pulp and yogurt.
$3.50
Mango Juice
$3.50
Pomegranate Juice
$3.50
Iced Tea
$3.00
Iced Masala Chai
Made with PG Tips tea.
$3.00
Soda
$3.00
Fresh Lemonade
Made fresh to order.
$3.00
Bottled Water
Calistoga sparkling or non-sparkling.
$2.00
Ginger Beer
Reed's​ Jamaican Style.
$3.00
Clausthaler
Non-alcoholic beer.
$4.00
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