Chettinad Restaurant
Opens Friday 7:00 AM

Chettinad Restaurant

Indian • South Indian • Comfort Food • North Indian • Indian curry
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Location and hours

146c London Road, Leicester, LE2 1ED
Sunday
13:00 - 22:00Menu
07:00 - 07:01Breakfast
Monday
12:00 - 15:00Menu
17:30 - 22:30Menu
07:00 - 07:01Breakfast
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30Menu
12:00 - 15:00Menu
07:00 - 07:01Breakfast
Wednesday - Friday
12:00 - 15:00Menu
17:30 - 22:30Menu
07:00 - 07:01Breakfast
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00Menu
07:00 - 07:01Breakfast

146c London Road, Leicester, LE2 1ED • More info


  • Pre Meal Snack

    • Pappadam

      Plain, flat, thin, and crispy snacks made from black gram lentils, and rice. Served with homemade chutneys.
      £2.29
    • Mix Snack

      Pappadam, banana chips, muruku, and mini masala snacks.
      £4.69
  • Soup

    • Aadu Elumbu Soup

      Extract of coastal spices with lamb bone cooked with ginger, onion, green chillies, and black pepper. Served with papad and lamb bone.
      £4.29
    • Rasam

      Chettinad village style soup. Flavoured with tomato, tamarind, garlic, coriander, and black pepper.
      £3.29
      Vegetarian
  • Starters

    • Aadu Chukka Lamb

      A famous spicy dish from Chettinad. Lamb cubes are cooked with red onions, black pepper, ginger, and green chillies to give a spicy touch.
      £5.79
      Spicy
    • Poricha Kolli Chicken

      Commonly known as "Chicken 65"and it is spicy. Deep-fried chicken dish originating from Chennai, India, as an entree or quick snack. The flavour of the dish comes from ginger, garlic, red chillies, and fresh squeezed lemon juice.
      £5.49
      Spicy
    • Kolli Melagu Varuval Chicken

      Dry boneless chicken cooked with mix capsicum, red onions, black pepper, and green chillies. Tossed with South Indian spices and served with salad.
      £5.49
    • Poricha Meen Fish

      King fish shallow fried with ground spice marinade. Served with chutney and salad.
      £5.99
    • Eral Poriyal Prawn

      Fresh tiger prawns marinated in refreshing South Indian spices and fried in traditional Chettinad style.
      £6.29
    • Chilli Eral Prawn

      Fresh tiger prawns marinated in refreshing spices and cooked with South Indian chilli sauce.
      £6.29
    • Kanava Poriyal

      Tasty and crispy batter fried squid and seafood delicacy from our gods own country. Squid seasoned with a number of tangy spices.
      £5.99
    • Katal Platter Mix Seafood platter

      Lovely sea food combination in a platter include poricha meen, kanava poriyal, and chilly prawn. Most traditional evenings get together snack at beaches.
      £6.99
    • Chettinad Platter

      A mouth-watering traditional chettinad platter consist of aadu chukka lamb, poritha meen fish, eral poriyal prawn, and poricha kolli. Served with chettinad special onion carrot chutny and chilli sauce.
      £11.99
  • Vegetarian Starters

    • Ulundu Vadai

      Delicious golden fried lentil doughnuts. Fluffy in the middle and crispy on the outside. Served with sambar and chutney.
      £3.99
      Vegetarian
    • Vegetable Samosa

      Golden fried triangle pastry. Stuffed with potatoes, carrot, onion, and peas.
      £3.99
      Vegetarian
    • Gobi 65

      Gobi 65 cooked in chettinad style is truly tempting and enticing. Blanched cauliflower florets nicely coated with a spiced batter and deep fried to give that crunchiness.
      £4.39
      Vegetarian
    • Kuchi Kilangu Bonda Potato

      Potato bonda is a traditional healthy south Indian style bonda recipe made from potato. The potato is cooked, mashed, made into small balls, dipped in besan batter, and deep fried. Served with coconut chutney.
      £4.29
      Vegetarian
    • Bhel Puri

      An assortment of crushed crispy pastry, seasoned potatoes, nuts, and puffed rice coated in a sweet and sour tamarind chutney.
      £4.29
      Vegetarian
    • Chettinad Chilli Paneer

      Fresh Indian cottage cheese cooked with red onions, black pepper, ginger, and green chillies to give a spicy touch.
      £5.99
      Vegetarian - Spicy
    • Vegetable Platter

      Mix platter of chilli paneer, mini masala dosa, gobi 65, and ulundu vadai. Served with salad, dippings, and sambar.
      £9.99
      Vegetarian
  • Dosa

    • Plain Dosa

      A paper thin golden rice and lentil pancake cooked with clarified butter (Ghee). Served with sambar and chutney.
      £4.79
      Vegetarian
    • Masala Dosa

      A paper thin rice and lentil pancake rolled with fillings of potatoes cooked with onion, ginger, and chillies. Served with sambar and chutney.
      £5.99
      Vegetarian
    • Mysore Masala Dosa

      A rice and lentil pancake thinly spread with tangy, spice red chutney, and melted butter filled with a mixture of potato, and onion. Served with sambar and chutney.
      £6.99
      Vegetarian
    • Onion Rava Masala Dosa

      A large lacy and crispy pancake made of semolina and rice flour batter mixed with ginger, green chillies, and cumin seed. Served with sambar, coconut chutney, and potato masala.
      £8.99
      Vegetarian
    • Paneer Dosa

      Rice and lentil pancake filled with cottage cheese, capsicum, carro peas, green chillies, ginger, and onions. Served with sambar and chutney.
      £7.79
      Vegetarian
    • Kolli Dosa Chicken

      Chettinad style rice and lentil pancake filled with traditional filling of chicken and seasoned potatoes. Served with sambar and chutney.
      £8.99
    • Aadu Dosa Lamb

      Chettinad style rice and lentil crispy pancake filled with traditional filling of lamb and seasoned potatoes. Served with sambar and chutney.
      £9.99
    • Eral Dosa Prawn

      Chettinad style rice and lentil crispy pancake filled with traditional filling of prawn and seasoned potatoes. Served with sambar and chutney.
      £10.99
  • Main Dish

    • Chettinadu Kolli Chicken

      Makes an unbeatable combination with tomato rice and poori.
      £7.99
    • Melagu Kolli Chicken

      Cubes of chicken is cooked with black pepper and south Indian spices.
      £7.99
    • Thengai Kolli Kullambu

      Mild chicken. Cooked in freshly grated ground coconut sauce, ginger, garlic, and tempered with aromatic curry leaves. Tastes great with a combination of lemon rice and paratha.
      £7.99
      Mild
    • Chettinadu Aadu Lamb

      Used authentic spices to make this Chettinadu masala curry. Our head chef used 23 different spice ingredients to cook this authentic curry. Cooked in traditional Chettinadu masala.
      £9.79
    • Lamb Madras

      Boneless lamb cubes cooked in rich Chettinad spicy gravy and onions.
      £9.59
      Spicy
    • Thengai Aadu Kullambu

      Mild lamb. Lamb cooked in freshly grated ground coconut sauce, ginger, garlic, and tempered with aromatic curry leaves. Tastes great with a combination of lemon rice and paratha.
      £9.79
      Mild
    • Meen Pollichathu Fish

      Fish covered with special homemade spices and masala wrapped with banana leaves and panfried. Served with lemon rice and side of potato bhaji.
      £14.49
    • Eral Curry Prawns

      Tiger prawn is cooked in freshly grated coconut with South Indian spices and tastes heavenly with tomato rice.
      £10.49
    • Meen Kullambu Fish

      King fish is simmered in a traditional "kullambu", a tangy sauce of tomato and tamarind with a tinge of coconut milk.
      £9.99
    • Kannava Curry Squid

      Squid is simmered with tangy tomato and tamarind rich gravy sauce and finally sauteed with curry leaves, mustard, and fennel seeds.
      £9.79
    • Mix Seafood Curry

      King fish, squid, and prawns dipped in coconut flavoured sauce, and then cooked with South Indian roasted spices. Perfect combination with coconut rice.
      £11.49
  • Thalies

    • Chettinad Thali

      Pappadam and soup, followed by a main course of kolli melagu varuval chicken, Chettinad Kolli chicken, thengai aadu kullambu lamb, two vegetable curry, raitha, rice, bread, and dessert.
      £18.99
    • Vegetable Thali

      Pappadam and rasam soup, followed by a main course of mutter paneer, kathrika kara kullambu aubergine, channa masala, keerai paripu dal, and spinach, sambar, raitha, rice, bread, and dessert.
      £15.99
      Vegetarian
    • Mini Thali-Chicken

      Mini Thali is a three course meal serving of Chilly Paneer,Mini Masala Dosa, Sambar, Chutney, Pappad,Raitha ,Veg Curry of the Day,rice,Chicken curry and Dessert of the Day.
      £10.99
    • Mini Thali - Lamb

      Mini Thali is a three course meal serving of Chilly Paneer,Mini Masala Dosa, Sambar, Chutney, Pappad,Raitha ,Veg Curry of the Day, rice, Lamb curry and Dessert of the Day.
      £10.99
    • Mini Thali-Veg

      Mini Thali is a three course meal serving of Chilly Paneer,Mini Masala Dosa, Sambar, Chutney, Pappad,Raitha ,Veg Curry of the Day,rice, Muttor Paneer and Dessert of the Day.
      £10.99
  • Vegetable Main Dish

    • Kathrika Kara Kullambu

      Aubergine sauteed and cooked with authentic south Indian spices. Served along white rice. It's tangy and thick in texture.
      £6.79
      Vegetarian
    • Channa Masala

      Tender chick peas simmered in a light tomato masala sauce.
      £6.29
      Vegetarian
    • Keerai Parripu

      Fresh spinach and toor dal cooked in a garlic sauce, tomatoes, and green chillies. Flavoured with curry leaves.
      £6.29
      Vegetarian
    • Vegetable Kurma

      Fresh mix vegetables cooked in a creamy sauce of roasted nuts and coconut.
      £6.79
      Vegetarian
    • Muttor Paneer

      Creamy tomato sauce simmered with light spices and studded with home-made cottage cheese, cashew nuts, and peas.
      £7.29
      Vegetarian
    • Keerai Kilangu Curry

      Aloo palak in South Indian style. Spinach and potato tempered with garlic, onion, and spices.
      £6.79
      Vegetarian
  • Side Dish

    • Mix Raitha

      Homemade yogurt mix with cucumber and carrot.
      £2.99
    • Payaru Thoran

      Beans cooked with coconut, turmeric, onion, and dash of chilli.
      £4.29
    • Chettinad Special Salad

      Vegetable salad made with green mango, carrots, mixed leaves, tomato, black pepper, and dash of lemon juice.
      £4.49
      Vegetarian
    • Kilangu Poriyal

      Potatoes cooked with delicate South Indian spices.
      £4.49
  • Biryani Dish

    • Chicken Kolli Biriyani

      Chicken cubes and basmati rice cooked with traditional Chettinad spices.
      £9.99
    • Adu Biriyani(Lamb)

      Lamb cubes and basmati rice cooked with traditional Chettinad spices.
      £10.99
    • Lamb Aadu Biriyani

      Lamb cubes and basmati rice cooked with traditional Chettinad spices.
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      £9.95
    • Eral Biriyani Prawn

      Prawn and basmati rice cooked with traditional Chettinad spices.
      £11.99
    • Vegetable Biriyani

      Basmati rice and mixed vegetable cooked together with South Indian spices. Served with veg korma, raitha, pappad, and pickle.
      £9.49
      Vegetarian
  • Rice Dish

    • Mushroom Rice

      Basmati rice mixed with tossed mushroom, dried red chilli, curry leaves, garlic, and mustard.
      £3.99
    • Coconut Rice

      Basmati rice mixed with fresh coconut, black lentils, and curry leaves.
      £3.49
    • Lemon Rice

      A tangy, fresh tasting rice cooked with lemon juice, fresh curry leaves, lentils, and mustard seeds.
      £3.49
    • Tomato Rice

      Steamed rice mixed with South Indian tomato masala sauce.
      £3.49
    • Pulao Rice

      Flavoured with cardamom, cloves cinnamon, cumin, and garnished with crisped brown onions.
      £3.69
    • Plain Rice

      Steamed plain white basmati rice.
      £2.79
  • Breads

    • Chapati

      2 pieces. Regular Indian bread made of finely milled whole wheat flour.
      £2.29
    • Poori

      2 pieces. Fluffy fried flat breads made from wheat flour.
      £2.99
    • Kallappam

      2 pieces. Soft thick pancake made of yeast fermented rice flour batter, fresh coconut, and cumin seeds.
      £2.99
    • Paratha

      2 pieces. Flaky bread made with white flour.
      £2.99
  • Lassi

    • Mango Lassi

      Indian traditional refreshing drinks made of yoghurt blended together with mango and sugar. (Not suitable for Vegan/Dairy Allergen)
      £3.29
    • Sweet Lassi

      Traditional Indian refreshing drinks made from homemade yoghurt blended with sugar. (Not suitable for Vegan/ Dairy allergen)
      £2.99
    • Salted Lassi

      Indian traditional refreshing drinks made from home made yoghurt with salt to taste and touch of jeera powder. ( Not suitable for Vegan/Dairy allergen)
      £2.99
    • Buttermilk-Spicy(Moru vellam)

      Kerala traditional spicy refreshing drinks made from homemade yoghurt blended together with ginger, green chilli, curry leaves ,fresh coriander leaves and salt. (Not suitable for Vegan/ dairy allergen)
      £3.49
Chettinad Restaurant has a FHRS rating of 5. This information was updated on 30/08/2020. The current rating is on their page on the FSA Website. Allergies, intolerances and dietary requirements: Before ordering, please contact the restaurant directly and ask to speak to a member of staff who can assist if you require information about ingredients and help cater for your needs.
  • South Indian Breakfast

    • 3 Piece Idli

      3 pieces of gently steamed rice and lentil cake, served with Sambar, and Chutney.
      £3.99
    • 3 Piece Vade

      Delicious golden fried lentil doughnuts, fluffy in the middle and crispy on the outside. Served with sambar and chutney.
      £3.99
    • 3 Piece Thattu Dosa

      Soft plain rice and lentil pancake.
      £3.99
    • Masala Dosa

      This is perhaps the most famous udupi brahmin dish. rice and lentil pancake filled with traditional filling of seasoned potatoes, onion, and peas.
      £4.99
    • Onion Uthappam

      South Indian pizza topped with tomatoes.
      £4.49
    • Mix Uthappam

      Uttapam with toppings such as chilli, tomatoes, coconut, onion, and green pepper.
      £4.99
    • Upma

      Semolina cooked with nuts, green chillies, and ginger.
      £2.99
  • North Indian Breakfast

    • 3 Piece Poori Bhaji

      Fluffy fried flat breads made from wheat flour and served with a mixture of potato, peas, and onion masala bhaji.
      £4.49
    • 2 Piece Chole Bhatura

      Traditional north indian style breakfast dish made tender chick peas, simmered in a light tomato masala sauce served with bhatura.
      £4.49
  • Kerala Specialities

    • Puttu Kadala

      Puttu kadala curry is god’s own country’s treasured breakfast dish. kadala is a coconut based kala chana "black chickpeas" curry that is rich in protein and lip smacking good when eaten with puttu.
      £4.99
      Vegetarian
    • Kallappam with Kadala Curry

      Black chickpeas curry served with rice and coconut pancake.
      £4.99
    • Idiyappam with Kadala Curry

      String Hopers accompanied with black chickpeas masala.
      £4.79
    • Idiyappam with Egg Curry

      Kerala egg curry, a subtly spiced sauce with coconut milk is one of the classic recipes of kerala dishes, it goes well with idiyappam-string hoppers.
      £5.99
    • Kallappam with Chicken Stew

      Kerala style chicken stew recipe is a rich coconut milk curry stewed along with vegetable chunks and chicken and flavoured with, cinnamon and cloves served with kallappam.
      £5.99
    • Masala Omlette with Chips and Paratha

      Experience the depth of flavours and heat in this indian inspired omelette with green chilli, tomato, onion, and fresh coriander served on the bed of paratha.
      £5.99
    • 2 Piece Paratha and Egg Masala

      Flaky bread made with white flour served with classic kerala style egg curry.
      £5.79