Masala Cafe

Masala Cafe

$$ • Indian • Vegetarian Friendly • Mediterranean
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Location and hours

27 Academy St, Newark, New Jersey 07102, Us,
Sunday
Monday - Saturday
11:00 AM - 09:00 PM

27 Academy St, Newark, New Jersey 07102, Us,  • More info


  • Tandoori

    • Tandoori Chicken

      Boneless chicken marinated in yogurt blended with fresh ginger, garlic, herbs, spices
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      $13.99
    • Chicken Tikka Kabab

      Boneless chunks of chicken marinated in yogurt, blended with ginger, garlic, herbs, spices
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      $13.99
    • Malai Tikka Kabab

      Boneless chunks of chicken marinated in cream cheese, fresh green chili, ginger, black pepper, cilantro
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      $13.99
    • Paneer Tikka Kabab (Veg)

      Cottage cheese cubes marinated in yogurt, blended with spices then grilled in a tandoor clay oven
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      $12.99
    • Masalacafe Tandoori Platter

      Masala Café special mixed tandoori platter
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      $16.99
  • Vegetarian Entrees

    • Malai Kofta

      Dumplings of vegetable and Indian cottage cheese cooked in a mildly spiced rich Indian white sauce
      $11.99
      Vegetarian
    • Palak Paneer

      Indian cottage cheese cubes and spinach puree cooked with Indian spices
      $11.99
      Vegetarian
    • Navratan Kurma

      Medley of vegetables cooked in a rich and creamy Indian sauce
      $11.99
      Vegetarian
    • Channa Masala

      Garbanzo beans cooked with tomatoes and spices
      $10.95
      Vegetarian
    • Paneer Tikka Masala

      Tandoori cottage cheese pieces cooked in a creamy tomato sauce with fried bell peppers and onions
      $11.99
    • Paneer Butter Masala

      Indian cottage cheese cooked in a rich creamy Indian red sauce
      $11.99
    • Kadai Paneer

      Indian cottage cheese cubes cooked with onions and bell peppers in kadai sauce
      $11.99
    • Bhindi Masala

      Okra cooked with peppers, onions and mild spices garnished with cilantro
      $10.99
    • Dal Tadka

      Yellow lentil cooked with onions, tomatoes, ginger and spices
      $10.99
    • Dal Butter Fry

      Yellow lentil cooked with whole spices, tempering of onion, chilies, garlic and butter
      $10.99
    • Veg Kadai

      Mixed vegetable curry with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers and spices
      $11.99
    • Veg Korma

      South Indian style korma made with mixed veggies, coconut and spices
      $11.99
    • Paneer Mutter

      Indian cottage cheese cubes and green peas cooked in a thick curry sauce
      $11.99
    • Aloo Mutter

      Peas & potato cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
      $12.99
    • Aloo Tikka Masala

      Cauliflower & potato cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
      $11.99
    • Veg Tikka Masala

      Roasted vegetables cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
      $11.99
  • Non - Vegetarian Entrees

    • Chicken Tikka Masala

      Cubes of chicken roasted in a tandoor clay oven cooked with mildly spiced tomato gravy
      $12.99
    • Chicken Mughlai

      Cubes of chicken cooked in mildly creamy sauce, spice mix, ginger and garlic
      $12.99
    • Chicken Mandakini

      Marinated chicken cooked in spicy, tasty Kolhapuri sauce
      $12.99
    • Butter Chicken

      Diced chicken cubes cooked in a creamy rich tomato sauce with butter, herbs and Indian spices
      $12.99
    • Chicken Masala

      Cubes of chicken stewed with onions, tomatoes and in-house spice mixture
      $12.99
    • Chicken Saag

      Diced chicken cubes cooked in fresh spices and puree of leafy spinach
      $12.99
    • Kadai Chicken

      Cubes of chicken cooked in whole Indian spices in onion and tomato gravy
      $12.99
    • Chicken Methi

      Indian style chicken curry cooked with fenugreek & traditional spices
      $12.99
    • Chicken Korma

      Aromatic chicken seasoned with our special spices with onions & tomatoes
      $12.99
    • Goat Masala

      Goat meat with bone cooked in onion sauce, tomato, ginger, garlic and spices
      $14.99
    • Gongura Chicken

      South Indian Chicken curry made with our signature spices and gongura (Red Sorrel) leaves
      $13.99
    • Malabar Chicken Curry

      Cubes of chicken cooked in a traditional Kerala stye special spices
      $12.99
    • Goat Korma

      Goat meat with bone cooked in southern spice masala with selected condiments and spices
      $14.99
    • Goat Vindaloo

      Tender pieces of seasoned Goat cooked in a curry sauce with potatoes
      $14.99
    • Gongura Goat

      Goat meat with bone cooked in fresh spices and chopped gongura leaves
      $15.99
    • Fish Curry

      Fish cooked with spicy chilly spice mix and tamarind sauce
      $13.99
    • Shrimp Curry

      Shrimp cooked in a traditional Indian curry sauce
      $14.99
    • Gongura Shrimp Curry

      Shrimp cooked in a traditional Indian curry sauce and gongura leaves
      $14.99
    • Fish Tikka Masala

      Tandoori Fish Tikka is marinaded and cooked with chilli, cumin and coriander
      $14.99
    • Malabar Fish Curry

      Boneless fish cooked in a traditional Kerala style special spices
      $13.99
    • Malabar Shrimp Curry

      Shrimp cooked in a traditional kerala style special spices
      $14.99
  • Indo Chinese

    • Hakka Noodles

      Indo Chinese style noodles cooked with choice of veg/egg/chicken/shrimp
      $9.99
    • Fried Rice

      Indo Chinese style flavored basmati rice cooked with choice of veg/egg/chicken/shrimp
      $9.99
    • Szechwan Fried Rice

      Indo Chinese style Flavored basmati rice cooked with choice of veg/egg/chicken/shrimp in schezwan sauce
      $10.99
  • South Indian Special - Veg

    • Mysore Masala Dosa

      Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with potatoes & spicy sauce
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      $10.99
    • Rava Dosa

      Thin & crispy crepe from cream of wheat & rice, mildly spiced & garnished
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      $9.99
    • Tomato Chilli Uthappam

      Thick rice & lentil pancake filled with tomato & chillies
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      $9.99
    • Masala Dosa

      Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with seasoned potato masala
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      $9.99
    • Spinach Dosa

      Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with spinach spread
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      $9.99
    • Cheese Dosa

      Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with grated cheese
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      $9.99
    • Onion Dosa

      Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with onions
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      $9.99
    • Ghee Dosa

      Thin rice & lentil crepe topped with ghee
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      $9.99
    • Onion Uthappam

      Thick rice & lentil pancake filled with chopped onions
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      $8.99
    • Plain Dosa

      Classic South Indian thin crepe made of rice & lentil
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      $8.99
    • Plain Uthappam

      Thick rice & lentil pancake
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      $7.99
    • Sambar Idly

      Steamed rice and lentil patties soaked in sambar
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      $6.95
    • Chilli Idly

      Fried idly tossed in special sauce & sauteed with garlic and hot chilli
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      $7.99
    • Sambar Vada

      Lentil flour doughnut soaked in sambar
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      $5.99
    • Rava Onion Masala Dosa

      Thin crepe from cream of wheat & rice sprinkled with onions
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      $9.99
    • Rava Masala Dosa

      Thin crepe from cream of wheat & rice crepe stuffed with potatoes
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      $9.99
    • Idly (3 pcs)

      Steamed rice & lentil patties served with sambar and a variety of chutneys
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      $4.99
  • Non - Vegetarian Dosa & Utthappam

    • Egg Dosa

      Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with egg omelette
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      $10.99
    • Kal Dosa & Chicken Curry Combo

      Thick rice & lentil crepe served with chicken curry
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      $12.99
    • Chicken Tikka Dosa

      Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with chicken tikka
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      $11.99
    • Egg Curry Utthappam

      Thick rice pancake filled with egg blend
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      $10.99
    • Chicken Utthappam

      Thick rice pancake filled with minced chicken filling
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      $11.99
  • North Indian Specials - Veg

    • Puri with Channa

      Pieces of puffed wheat bread served with garbanzo bean masala
      $9.99
    • Chole Batura

      Fried puffed wheat bread served with garbanzo bean masala
      $9.99
    • Aloo Paratha

      Paratha stuffed with mixture of mashed potato and spices
      $7.99
  • Masala Cafe Special

    • Chettinad Egg Masala

      Eggs cooked with fried onion, coconut and chettinad spice in tamarind sauce
      $10.99
    • Chettinad Paneer Curry

      Cottage cheese cubes cooked in a creamy chettinad special sauce
      $12.99
    • Chettinad Veg Korma

      Vegetables cooked with coconut milk and chettinad style spices
      $12.99
    • Chettinad Goat Masala

      Goat meat with bone cooked in chettinad style masala with selected condiments and spices
      $14.99
    • Chettinad Chicken Masala

      Spicy chicken cooked with chettinad style spices
      $12.99
    • Chettinad Fish Curry

      Fish pieces cooked in tangy spicy sauce in chettinad style
      $13.99
    • Chettinad Shrimp Masala

      Shrimp pieces cooked in tangy spicy sauce in chettinad style
      $14.99
  • Side Orders

    • Basmati Rice

      $2.99
    • Garlic Naan

      $2.99
    • Tandoori Roti

      $2.99
    • Onion Kulcha

      $3.95
    • Chapathi

      Two pieces.
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      $2.99
    • Butter Naan

      $2.75
    • Plain Naan

      $2.25
    • Cheese Naan

      $3.95
    • Puri

      $2.99
    • Bhatura

      $2.99
    • Parotta

      $2.99
  • Soups

    • Sweet Corn Chicken

      Nutritious soup made with corn kernels, and chicken cubes
      $5.95
    • Chicken Noodles

      Soup made with noodles, vegetables & boneless chicken
      $5.95
    • Chicken Mulligatawny

      Soup with slight curry flavor, chicken cubes and lentils
      $5.95
    • Cream of Tomato

      Soup made with tomato puree and cream
      $4.95
    • Sweet Corn Vegetarian

      Nutritious soup made with corn kernels, choice of vegetables
      $4.95
  • Desserts

    • Gulab Jamun (3 pcs)

      Sweet
      $4.99
    • Rasmalai (3 pcs)

      Sweet
      $4.99
  • Appetizers Veg

    • Gobi Manchurian

      Cauliflower marinated in corn flour batter, deep fried and tossed with an array of spices
      $10.95
    • Chilli Paneer

      Fried cottage cheese stir fried with sweet pepper, green chilies and onions
      $11.95
    • Veg Samosa (2 pcs)

      Potato & peas masala stuffed in flaky pastry shell and fried
      $4.99
    • Onion Samosa (3 pcs)

      Onion & masala stuffed in flaky pastry shell and fried
      $3.75
    • Onion Pakora

      Indian style vegetable fritters
      $4.99
    • Vegetable Manchurian

      Vegetables batter fried and sautéed in manchurian sauce
      $10.95
    • Corn Manchurian

      Baby corn stir fried in manchurian sauce, served dry
      $10.95
    • Chili Pepper Corn

      Baby corn marinated, deep fried and tossed with pepper and spices
      $11.95
    • Bindhi Fry

      Okra fried in onion & tomato sauce with spices
      $10.95
    • Paneer Majestic

      Fried cottage cheese sauteed with yogurt, spices, green chillies and cashews
      $11.95
  • Appetizers Non - Veg

    • Chicken Manchurian

      Boneless chicken cubes deep fried and tossed with spices and manchurian sauce
      $11.99
    • Chicken 65

      Boneless chicken cubes deep fried and tossed with spices
      $11.95
    • Chicken Majestic

      Deep fried chicken sauteed with yogurt, spices, green chillies and cashews
      $11.99
    • Chicken Samosa (3 pcs)

      Chicken & masala stuffed in flaky pastry shell and fried
      $4.75
    • Lamb Samosa (3 pcs)

      Lamb & masala stuffed in flaky pastry shell and fried
      $5.75
    • Chili Chicken

      Boneless chicken cubes deep fried and tossed with chilly sauce and spices
      $11.99
    • Chicken 555

      Boneless chicken sautéed in a special 555 sauce and chilly sauce
      $11.99
    • Chicken Vepudu

      Boneless chicken cubes slightly batter coated, deep fried and tossed with chilly sauce and spices
      $11.99
    • Goat Sukka

      Cubes of goat (w/bone) cooked in a spicy flavored Indian spices
      $13.99
    • Pepper Goat Varuval

      Goat fried with green chillies, curry leaves & special spices
      $13.99
    • Ginger Chicken

      Pieces of chicken cooked with ginger sauce & garlic
      $11.99
    • Pepper Chicken

      Pieces of chicken cooked with fresh ground Black Pepper and other spices
      $11.99
  • Biryani

    • Vegetable Biryani

      Basmati rice cooked with vegetables and house spices
      $10.99
    • Masala Cafe Special Biryani

      Chef special recipes cooked with basmati rice, special herbs and spices
      $11.99
    • Chicken Biryani

      Marinated chicken cooked with special house spices and flavored with Indian herbs in basmati rice
      $13.99
    • Goat Biryani

      Marinated goat cooked with special house spices and flavored with Indian herbs in basmati rice
      $14.99
  • Appetizers - Seafood

    • King Fish Varuval

      King fish slice marinated, dusted in rice flour and shallow fried
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      $10.95
    • Nethili Fry

      Anchovy fish marinated in spicy in-house paste and deep fried
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      $11.95
    • Chilli Fish

      Boneless cubes of fish marinated in Corn flour batter, deep fried and tossed with chilly sauce and spices
      $12.95
    • Apollo Fish

      Cubes of fish marinated in herbs, spices and deep fried and tossed in special spices
      $12.95
    • Shrimp Manchurian

      Shrimp marinated in corn flour batter, deep fried and tossed with an array of spices
      $14.95
    • Chilli Shrimp

      Shrimp marinated in corn flour batter, deep fried and tossed with chilly sauce and spices
      $14.95
    • Shrimp Varuval

      Shrimp stir-fried and tossed in special spices
      $14.95
  • Drinks

    • Can Soda (12 oz)

      Coca Cola, Pepsi, Sprite, Canada Dry, Dr Pepper (Reg/Diet)
      $1.75
    • Bottle Soda (20 oz)

      Coca Cola, Pepsi, Sprite (Regular/Diet)
      $2.25
    • Bottle Water

      Poland Spring
      $1.75
    • Mango Lassi

      Yogurt based mango milkshake or smoothie
      $3.99
    • Sweet Lassi

      Yogurt based milkshake or smoothie
      $3.25
    • Mint Soda

      Mint flavored soda
      $3.25
    • Lemon Juice

      Fresh squeezed juice of lemons
      $2.25
    • Rose Milk

      Cold milk drink prepared using rose milk syrup
      $2.25
    • Masala Tea

      Indian milk tea with a mixture of aromatic spices and herbs
      $2.00
    • Salt Lassi

      Yogurt based milkshake or smoothie
      $3.25