Basmati

Basmati

$$ • Indian curry • Nepalese • Rice & Curry

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Location and hours

4 Bedford Place, Southampton, SO15 2DB
Every day
17:30 - 22:30

4 Bedford Place, Southampton, SO15 2DB • More info


  • Sundries

    • Poppadom

      £0.80
    • Masala Poppadom

      £0.85
    • Mango Chutney

      £0.70
    • Mint Chutney

      £0.70
    • Pickle

      Lime
      £1.20
    • Onion Salad

      £0.70
    • Cucumber Raita

      £1.85
  • Vegetarian Starter

    • Vegetable Samosa

      Golden triangular pastry stuffed with vegetables and mild spices, served with chutney
      £3.75
    • Onion Bhajee

      Deep fried sliced onions rolled in gram flours with herbs and spices.
      £3.75
    • Mushroom Pakora

      Light Mushroom batter with Pakora spices, shallow fried.
      £3.75
    • Chilli Paneer

      Pan fried cottage cheese cooked with mixed peppers, green chilli, garlic and sesame seed.
      £4.60
    • Paneer Sashlik

      Pieces of cottage cheese marinated in yoghurt sauce and cooked in clay oven with peppers, tomato and onion
      £4.90
    • Cheese Potato Cake

      Deep fried mashed potatoes, grated cheese mixed with onion, fresh coriander, salt, pepper and rolled in bread crumbs.
      £4.60
    • Paneer Pakora

      Light Paneer batter with Pakora spices, shallow fried.
      £3.75
    • Vegetable Pakora

      Light Vegetable batter with Pakora spices, shallow fried.
      £3.75
    • Garlic Mushroom

      Chopped roasted garlic cooked in light traditional spices with mushroom and pepper
      £4.20
    • Mogo masala

      Fries mogo (cassava), mixed in chef’s special herbs and spices with traditional Nepalese sauce
      £4.60
    • Aloo Tikki Chat

      Lightly spiced pan fried potato cake topped with chickpeas, tamarind sauce and yoghurt
      £4.60
    • Mushroom Chilli

      A combination of mushroom, chilli and pepper with homemade chilli sauce
      £4.20
    • Dum Aloo

      Diced potatoes stir-fried with a light batter and cooked with chat masala, herbs and peppers
      £4.20
  • Non Vegetarian Starter

    • Chicken Tikka

      Cubes of chicken marinated in mustard oil, yoghurt and spices baked in a clay oven.
      £4.60
    • Lamb Tikka

      Cubes of lamb marinated in mustard oil, yoghurt and spices baked in a clay oven.
      £4.90
    • Chicken Samosa

      Golden triangular pastry stuffed with chicken mince and peas, flavours of spices.
      £3.75
    • Lamb Samosa

      Golden triangular pastry stuffed with lamb mince and peas, flavours of spices.
      £3.75
    • Seekh Kebab

      Finely minced lamb blended with fresh herbs, spices and grilled in a tandoori oven
      £4.60
    • Salmon Tikka

      Pieces of salmon marinated with yoghurt and spices, grilled in a clay oven.
      £6.90
    • Mixed Kebab

      A combination of chicken Tikka, Seekh Kebab and Onion Bhajee.
      £5.70
    • Malai Wala Tikka

      Chicken breast pieces marinated in yogurt, cream, cheese and spices grilled in the charcoal.
      £4.60
    • King Prawn Puri

      King Prawn sautéed in medium spicy sauce, fresh herbs on a bed of crispy bread
      £5.70
    • Chicken Lolly

      Chicken wings deep fried with tempura battered, lightly spiced with chilies and coriander
      £4.60
  • Main Course

    • Modhu Murgh

      Chicken breast strips with honey, coconut mild spices cooked with tomato sauce. A wonderful dish with a light touch of cream, butter and sugar.
      £10.40
      Contain Nut
    • Lamb Sag

      Spinach cooked with Lamb in a medium sauce with traditional spices.
      £11.00
      Medium
    • Chicken Sag

      Spinach cooked with Chicken in a medium sauce with traditional spices
      £10.40
      Medium
    • Chicken Kalimirchi

      Diced Chicken with ginger and garlic cooked in medium tomato onion base with crushed black peppercorn.
      £10.40
      Medium
    • Lamb Kalimirchi

      Diced Lamb with ginger and garlic cooked in medium tomato onion base with crushed black peppercorn.
      £11.00
      Medium
    • Achari Gosht

      Tender lamb marinated in ginger garlic paste, herbs and special spices. Cooked in a tangy hot sauce with green chilli, pepper and fresh coriander.
      £11.50
      Spicy
    • Murgh Makhan Masala

      Boneless chicken breast BBQ in Tandoori oven, cooked in tomato, onion, cream and mild almond sauce. Otherwise known as Butter Chicken.
      £10.40
      Contain Nut - Medium
    • Himali Rogan Josh

      Diced lamb cooked in a tomato based with mild and bright chilli powder, herbs and spicies. A popular Lamb dish.
      £11.00
      Medium
    • Khumbi Chicken

      Chicken breast pieces mixed cooked with mushroom in medium spicy sauce.
      £10.40
      Medium
    • Lekali Kofta Curry

      Deep fried lamb meat balls, combined with the skilful blending of Nepalese spices. Cooked in rich tomato sauce
      £11.00
    • Kashmiri Chicken

      Cooked in a creamy almond base medium to mild sauce with pineapple and dry fruit
      £10.40
    • Kashmiri Lamb

      Cooked in a creamy almond base medium to mild sauce with pineapple and dry fruit
      £11.00
  • Vegetarian Dishes

    • Roasted Aubergines with Spring Onion

      Oven roasted Aubergine, tomato, pepper and selected herbs and spices cooked with ground peanuts.
      Customise
      Medium - Contain Nut
    • Seasonal Mixed Vegetable Shabzi

      Seasonal vegetable cooked in medium spicy tomato paste, yogurt and fenugreek leaf powder
      Customise
      Medium
    • Karahi Potatoes with whole Spice

      Hot and spicy potato with cumin and mustard seeds cooked in onion, pepper, ground chilli and fresh coriander
      Customise
      Spicy
    • Taraka Dal

      Boiled lentil with ginger and garlic, turmeric and light spices topped with roasted onion, cumin seed, green chilli and coriander
      Customise
      Medium
    • Lasooni Wali Palak

      Spinach cooked with pan fried garlic, onion, tomato, capsicum with selected herbs and spices.
      Customise
      Medium
    • Chana Masala

      Boiled chick peas in thick tomato and onion based sauce, herbs and medium spices garnished with coriander
      Customise
    • Spinach and Golden Potatoes

      A wonderful combination of potatoes, spinach and chef's special spices with pan-fired garlic
      Customise
    • Mushroom, Tomato and Spring Onion

      Fresh mushroom with tomato, spring onion and homemade special spices garnished with coriander
      Customise
    • Paneer, Mushroom and Peas

      Stir fired cottage cheese cooked in medium spices with mushroom and peas
      Customise
    • Dry Spiced Potatoes and Cauliflower

      Baby potatoes and florets of cauliflower cooked with garlic, onion and medium spices
      Customise
    • Fried Spicy Bhindi

      Fried okra cooked in a spicy rich onion sauce with pepper, tomato and coriander
      Customise
    • Malai Kofta

      Deep fry potatoes ball with cottage cheese and cashew nuts. Served in a creamy, medium sauce
      Customise
  • Chef's Special Recommendation

    • Lasuni Chicken with Chilli

      Light batter fried chicken cooked in hot and spicy sauce with roasted garlic, onion, pepper and fresh coriander
      £11.00
      Spicy
    • Methi Machhili

      Salmon with fenugreek leaves powder, yogurt and spices grilled in a clay oven on the bed of mushroom and spinach
      £11.80
      Medium
    • Chicken Sally

      Tender chicken cooked in special spicy tomato and onion sauce. Topped with crispy fine potatoes.
      £10.40
      Medium
    • Lamb Sally

      Tender lamb cooked in special spicy tomato and onion sauce. Topped with crispy fine potatoes.
      £11.30
      Medium
    • Whole Spicies Jhinga

      Tiger prawn cooked with mustard, cumin seeds, garlic, diced peppers and onion in medium hot sauces
      £13.80
    • Minced Lamb with Peas

      Our interpretation of Keema cooked with Nepalese special herbs and spices
      £11.00
  • Tandoori Dishes

    • Tandoori Mix and Match

      A mouth-watering selection of Tandoori grills including salmon chicken lamb and prawn
      £15.50
    • Chicken Shashlik

      Chicken marinated in yogurt sauce and cooked in Tandoori oven with peppers, tomato and onion.
      £10.40
    • Tandoori Machali Tikka

      Salmon Fillet prepared in a chef’s special yogurt sauce and barbecue in a clay oven
      £13.00
    • Lamb Shashlik

      Lamb marinated in yogurt sauce and cooked in Tandoori oven with peppers, tomato, and onion
      £11.50
    • Vegetable Shashlik

      Potato, Onion, Tomato, Mushroom and Peppers marinated with olive oil, yogurts and light spices cooked in charcoal
      £9.90
    • BBQ King Prawn with Ajwain

      King prawn marinated with Tandoori special sauce, Ajwain, Capcium, Onion and tomato baked in clay oven
      £14.90
  • Basmati Special

    • MO:MO Chicken

      A traditional and one of the most popular dishes all over Nepal. Steamed dumplings filled with Chicken mince, vegetable and mixed in traditional Nepali MO:MO masala served with tomato chutney.
      Sold out
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      £11.50
      Dry - Medium
    • Sekuwa Chicken

      Tender chicken pieces mixed with mustard oil, chef's special spices, grilled on skewers.
      £10.40
      Dry - Medium
    • Alu Khursani

      Boiled and roasted potato with peppers, onion, tomato and green chilli shallow fried in hot and spicy sauce.
      £8.40
      Dry - Spicy
    • Local Bhale Ko Masu

      Boneless chicken deep-fried with batter. Cooked with green chili, pepper, onion, tomatoes in a hot and sour sauce
      £11.00
    • Sekuwa Lamb

      Tender lamb pieces mixed with mustard oil, chef's special spices, grilled on skewers
      £11.50
  • Biryani Dish

    • Lamb Biryani

      Basmati rice cooked slowly with aromatic stock, biryani spices, and lamb pieces.
      £11.00
    • Chicken Biryani

      Basmati rice cooked slowly with aromatic stock, biryani spices and chicken pieces.
      £10.40
    • Dum Subzi Biryani

      Seasonal vegetables and caramelised onion cooked together with basmati rice and biryani masala at low heat.
      £9.20
    • Bhatti Wala Biryani

      A delicious combination of chicken tikka, basmati rice and whole spices with biryani masala
      £11.00
    • Special Biryani

      Our chef ‘s special interpretation of the biryani. Oven baked using special spices, chicken, lamb and king prawn with basmati rice. Flavoured with bay leaf, cardamom and pure ghee
      £12.80
  • Most Common Indian Dishes at Basmati

    • Chicken

      Choose from a range of the most popular curry dishes. Goes from Mild (Bhuna) to Very Spicy (Vindaloo).
      Customise
    • Chicken Tikka

      Choose from a range of the most popular curry dishes. Goes from Mild (Bhuna) to Very Spicy (Vindaloo).
      Customise
    • Lamb

      Choose from a range of the most popular curry dishes. Goes from Mild (Bhuna) to Very Spicy (Vindaloo).
      Customise
    • Lamb Tikka

      Choose from a range of the most popular curry dishes. Goes from Mild (Bhuna) to Very Spicy (Vindaloo).
      Customise
    • Salmon Tikka

      Choose from a range of the most popular curry dishes. Goes from Mild (Bhuna) to Very Spicy (Vindaloo).
      Customise
    • Vegetable

      Choose from a range of the most popular curry dishes. Goes from Mild (Bhuna) to Very Spicy (Vindaloo).
      Customise
    • King Prawn

      Choose from a range of the most popular curry dishes. Goes from Mild (Bhuna) to Very Spicy (Vindaloo).
      Customise
  • Rice

    • Plain Rice

      Steamed Basmati rice
      £2.65
    • Kesari Pilau Rice

      Saffron flavoured aromatic Basmati rice cooked with ghee and butter.
      £2.90
    • Egg Fried Rice

      Steam Basmati rice fried with egg.
      £3.75
    • Mushroom Rice

      Boiled rice fried with mushroom and onion.
      £3.75
    • Special Fried Rice

      Rice with egg, peas, mushroom and onion.
      £4.35
    • Vegetable rice

      Crunchy vegetable fried with basmati rice
      £3.75
    • Keema Rice

      Plain rice fried with lamb mince
      £4.25
    • Jeera Rice

      Cumin seed fried with boiled rice
      £2.90
  • Naan and Bread

    • Plain Naan

      Puffy, leavened refined flour bread.
      £2.65
    • Garlic Naan

      With fresh garlic.
      £2.90
    • Chilli Naan

      With Green Chillies.
      £2.90
    • Cheese Naan

      Stuffed with grated cheese.
      £3.15
    • Peshwari Naan

      Stuffed with sweet coconut, raising and cashew nut
      £3.15
      Nut
    • Tandoori Roti

      Bread made with wholemeal flour and baked in a tandoori oven
      £2.00
    • Keema Naan

      With spicy lamb mince
      £2.95
    • Chapatti

      Unleavened bread made from chapatti flour
      £2.00
    • Paratha

      Thick bread fired with pure ghee
      £3.15
    • Stuffed Paratha

      Stuffed with potatoes, peas and chat masala
      £3.60
Basmati 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.