Coriander's (Bush Inn)

Coriander's (Bush Inn)

$ • Indian • Indian curry • Vegetarian friendly
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Location and hours

364 Riccarton Rd, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, Canterbury 8041
Sunday - Thursday
11:30 am - 01:50 pmMenu
04:30 pm - 09:00 pmMenu
Friday - Saturday
11:30 am - 01:50 pmMenu
04:30 pm - 09:30 pmMenu

364 Riccarton Rd, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, Canterbury 8041 • More info


  • Starters

    • Special Sizzling Platter

      Includes two lamb chops, two tandoori king prawns, two chicken seekh kebab, two fish amritsari tikka and two Coriander’s special tikka.
      $38.00
    • Coriander's Platter

      Includes two samosa, two onion bhaji, two chicken seekh kebab, two lamb chops and two chicken tikka
      $34.00
    • Vegetarian Platter

      Includes two samosa, two onion bhaji, two vegetable pakora, and two cheese pakora.
      $28.00
    • Vegetable Samosa

      A tasty mixture of potatoes, peas, cumin seeds, spices and fresh herbs wrapped in a home made flaky pastry, deep-fried. Two pieces per portion.
      $8.00
    • Onion Bhaji

      Crispy onion fritters, fresh herbs mixed with chickpea flour, deep-fried. Three pieces per portion. Served with mint chutney.
      $7.50
    • Vegetable Pakora

      Selection of mixed vegetables, dipped in a chickpea batter, finished in hot oil.
      $7.50
    • Tandoori Mushroom

      Mushrooms marinated in garlic and yoghurt, cooked in the Tandoor.
      $19.00
    • Cheese Pakora

      Indian cheese layered with coriander, lightly dipped in chickpea batter and finished in hot oil. Six pieces per portion.
      $15.00
    • Paneer Tikka

      Home made Indian cheese marinated in yoghurt and spices. Six pieces per portion.
      $19.00
    • Chicken Tikka

      Chicken marinated in spices and yoghurt, cooked on a skewer over flaming charcoal in the Tandoor. Five pieces per portion
      $19.00
    • Lamb Tikka

      Lamb marinated in spices, cooked on a skewer over flaming charcoal in the Tandoor. Six pieces per portion.
      $20.00
    • Lamb Chops

      Fresh ginger flavoured young lamb cutlets, marinated in yoghurt and tandoori masala roasted in the Tandoor. Four pieces per portion.
      $22.00
    • Tandoori King Prawns

      King Prawns marinated aromatically with fresh herbs, spices and a touch of cream, cooked delicately in the Tandoor. Eight pieces per portion.
      $20.00
    • Tandoori Chicken

      Tender spring chicken marinated in traditional Indian masala with fresh herbs and freshly ground spices and yoghurt, skewered and cooked in the Tandoor. Available in half or full size.
      $16.00
    • Tandoori Chicken Wings

      Chicken wings marinated in yoghurt with fresh herbs and freshly ground spices. Skewered and cooked in the Tandoor. Eight pieces per portion
      $18.00
    • Fish Tikka

      Chunks of gurnard marinated in a yoghurt sauce with herbs and spices, cooked in the Tandoor. Five pieces per portion.
      $18.00
    • Prawn Pakora

      Prawns dipped in a chickpea flour with herbs and spices, then deep-fried. Eight pieces per portion.
      $18.00
    • Coriander's Special Tikka

      Fillets of chicken marinated in yoghurt, fenugreek and fresh ground spices, then cooked in the Tandoor. Five pieces per portion.
      $19.00
    • Chef's Special Kebab

      Chicken and lamb mince, flavoured with herbs and spices, cooked in the Tandoor on a skewer.
      $20.00
    • Coriander's Crispy Chicken

      Four pieces of our special crispy chicken, served with spicy mayo.
      $6.00
    • Harabhara Kebab (Vegan)

      Green vege kofta with coriander and tomato chutney.
      Sold out
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      $19.00
    • Honey Chilli Tandoori Cauliflower (Vegan)

      Marinated cauliflower with mustard and spices baked in a clay oven.
      Sold out
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      $19.00
  • Chicken Mains

    • Butter Chicken

      The most popular Indian dish, cooked in a mild butter sauce with a touch of fenugreek.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Tikka Masala

      Marinated chicken tikka cooked in the Tandoor then prepared in the pan with a selection of spices and cream.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Korma

      Small chunks of chicken cooked in the Tandoor and simmered in a creamy sauce with herbs and spices.
      $25.00
    • Mango Chicken

      Chicken cooked in an aromatic mango sauce, then tempered with cream, herbs and spices.
      $25.00
    • Murg Akbari

      Chunks of chicken cooked in a mild creamy sauce, then finished with vegetable gravy and egg.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Bhuna Masala

      A dry dish of diced chicken, stir fried with onion, ginger, garlic, herbs and spices, capsicum, fresh coriander and curry masala. DF available.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Vindaloo

      A hot dish. It is cooked with vinegar, capsicum, spices and coriander. DF available.
      $25.00
    • Bombay Chicken

      Diced chicken fillets cooked in a vegetable gravy with freshly ground herbs and spices, cream and fresh coriander.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Madras

      A dish for those who enjoy a hot curry. Diced chicken cooked in a lamb gravy with onion, herbs and spices, garlic and ginger. DF available.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Posht

      Tender cubes of chicken sautéed in a vegetable gravy with garlic, ginger, herbs and spices, tomatoes and poppy seeds.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Achari

      Chicken marinated and cooked in the Tandoor and then prepared in the pan with ginger, garlic onion seeds, Indian pickle and spices.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Saag

      Tender pieces of chicken cooked in a spinach gravy with fresh tomatoes, herbs and spices, then finished with cream. DF available.
      $25.00
    • Murg Kadai

      Chicken cooked in vegetable gravy with crushed onions, garlic, ginger and cream with fresh coriander.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Jalfrezee

      Diced chicken cooked with capsicum, herbs and spices, coconut milk and tomatoes. DF available.
      $25.00
    • Balti Dhansak Chicken

      Chicken pieces simmered with black lentils. Tempered with vegetable gravy, herbs and spices and cream.
      $25.00
    • Chicken Do Payaza

      Cubes of chicken tossed with chunks of onion, in a vegetable gravy along with herbs and spices and cream.
      $25.00
  • Lamb Mains

    • Lamb Vindaloo

      Diced lamb chunks cooked with freshly ground spices, vinegar, capsicum and herbs. An all time favourite hot dish. DF available.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Saag Meat

      Tender pieces of lamb cooked in a spinach gravy with fresh tomatoes, herbs and spices, finished with cream. DF available.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Kadai

      Chunks of lamb cooked in a vegetable gravy, with crushed tomatoes, herbs and spices, onions and fresh coriander.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Rogan Josh

      Lamb cooked with aromatic cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric, coriander and garam masala. DF available.
      $27.00
    • Meat Bhuna Masala

      A dry dish. Lamb chunks stir fried with onion, ginger, garlic, herbs and spices, crushed tomatoes, fresh coriander and curry masala. DF available.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Tikka Masala

      Lamb pieces simmered in a curry masala sauce and prepared in the pan with a selection of spices and cream.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Jalfrezee

      Lamb pieces cooked with fresh herbs and spices, capsicum, coconut milk and tomatoes. DF available.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Korma

      Lamb pieces simmered in a creamy sauce with a curry masala and herbs and spices.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Madras

      Lamb pieces cooked with herbs and spices, onion, garlic, ginger, and fenugreek tossed in a lamb gravy. DF available.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Posht

      Tender cubes of lamb sautéed in onions, garlic, ginger, fresh coriander and tomato, then cooked with poppy seeds and spices.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Do Payaza

      Lamb pieces tossed with chunks of onion, in a vegetable gravy along with herbs and spices, cream and fresh coriander.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Bombay

      Chunks of lamb cooked in a vegetable gravy with freshly ground spices, cream and fresh coriander.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Balti

      Chunks of lamb cooked in a variety of spices to give an exotic aroma such as cardamom, ginger, garam masala, cumin seeds and tomatoes.
      $27.00
    • Lamb Achari

      A spicy dish. Diced lamb cooked in a vegetable gravy, finished with ginger, garlic, onion and mixed pickles. DF available.
      $27.00
  • Seafood Mains

    • Butter Prawns

      Prawns cooked in a mild butter sauce with a touch of fenugreek.
      $27.00
    • Goa Prawns

      A classic Goan specialty. Cooked with coconut, capsicum, tomato, cream and an assortment of spices
      $27.00
    • Prawn Handi Masala

      Prawns cooked in a vegetable gravy with curry masala, capsicum, finished with herbs and spices and a touch of cream.
      $27.00
    • Prawn Jalfrezee

      Prawns prepared with ginger, garlic, capsicum, coconut milk, tomatoes, fresh chillies and coriander. DF available.
      $27.00
    • Kadai Prawns

      Prawns cooked in vegetable gravy with crushed onions, garlic, ginger and cream with fresh coriander.
      $27.00
    • Prawn Saagwala

      Prawns cooked in a spinach gravy with herbs and spices, fresh tomatoes and cream. DF available.
      $27.00
    • Prawn DoPayaza

      Prawns tossed with chunks of onion in a vegetable gravy along with herbs and spices and cream.
      $27.00
    • Fish Curry

      Fillets of gurnard cooked with onion, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and exotic Indian herbs and spices
      $27.00
    • Goa Fish Malabari

      A classic Goan specialty. Gurnard cooked in a creamy sauce with ginger, garlic, vinegar and capsicum.
      $27.00
    • Fish Madras

      A hot dish. Gurnard fish cooked in a lamb gravy with freshly ground herbs and spices, onion, garlic and ginger.
      $27.00
  • Vegetarian Mains

    • Palak Paneer

      Homemade cottage cheese cooked in a spinach gravy with fresh tomatoes, herbs and spices, then finished with cream.
      $21.00
    • Paneer Makhni

      Homemade cottage cheese cooked in a butter sauce with a touch of fenugreek.
      $21.00
    • Kadai Paneer

      Homemade cottage cheese cooked in a vegetable gravy with crushed onions, ginger, garlic and fresh coriander.
      $21.00
    • Vegetable Posht

      Vegetables cooked in onions, garlic, ginger, fresh coriander and tomato, then cooked with poppy seeds and spices.
      $21.00
    • Malai Kofta

      Grated cottage cheese and potato dumplings stuffed with cashew nuts and raisins, simmered in a creamy sauce.
      $21.00
    • Mushroom Masala

      Mushrooms and green peas cooked in a vegetable gravy with garlic. Vegan available.
      $21.00
    • Mushroom DoPayaza

      Mushrooms cooked with chunks of onion and tomato along with ginger, garlic, spices and fresh coriander.
      $21.00
    • Mixed Vegetables

      Vegetables cooked with a rich blend of spices, green herbs and cheese. Vegan available.
      $21.00
    • Vegetable Jalfrezee

      Vegetables cooked with herbs and spices, coconut milk and capsicum. Vegan available.
      $21.00
    • Vegetable Korma

      Vegetables cooked with homemade cheese simmered in a creamy sauce.
      $21.00
    • Butter Vegetables

      Vegetables cooked in a mild butter sauce with a touch of fenugreek.
      $21.00
    • Aloo Gobi

      Potatoes and cauliflower cooked with cumin seeds, turmeric, coriander and spices. Vegan available.
      $21.00
    • Aloo Jeera

      Diced potatoes cooked with cumin seeds and spices. Vegan available.
      $18.00
    • Daal Makhani

      Black lentils and kidney beans cooked over a low heat with special herbs and spices and cream. Vegan available.
      $19.00
    • Tarka Daal

      Specially prepared yellow lentils tempered with cumin seeds and garlic. Full of flavour and nutrition. Vegan available.
      $19.00
    • Baigan Bharta

      Eggplant roasted in Tandoor, then mashed and cooked with garlic, ginger and seasoned with herbs and spices. Vegan available.
      $21.00
  • Vegan (New)

    • Vegan Jalfrezee

      Large, firm soy pieces cooked with herbs and spices, coconut milk and capsicum.
      $24.00
    • Vegan Do Payaza

      Large, firm soy pieces cooked with fancy onions and tomato along with ginger, garlic, spices and fresh coriander.
      $24.00
    • Vegan Vindaloo

      Diced soy pieces cooked with freshly ground spices, vinegar, capsicum and herbs. An all-time favourite hot dish.
      $24.00
    • Vegan Achari

      Large marinated soy pieces, prepared in a pan with ginger, garlic, onion seeds, Indian pickle and spices.
      $24.00
    • Vegan Bhuna Masala

      A dry dish of soy pieces, stir fried with onion, ginger, garlic, herbs, and spices, capsicum, fresh coriander and curry masala.
      $24.00
    • Vegan Saag

      Tender soy pieces cooked in a spinach gravy with fresh tomatoes, herbs, spices and fresh coriander.
      $24.00
    • Vegan Madras

      Tender soy pieces cooked in a fresh tomato gravy, fenugreek powder, ginger, garlic, herbs, spices and fresh coriander.
      $24.00
  • Breads

    • Naan

      Leavened bread made of refined flour and baked in the Tandoor.
      $4.50
    • Garlic Naan

      Naan bread coated with fresh crushed garlic.
      $5.00
    • Kashmlri Naan

      Fillet bread stuffed with nuts and raisins.
      $6.00
    • Chicken Naan

      Fillet bread stuffed with diced chicken and spices.
      $6.50
    • Keema Naan

      Fillet bread with lamb mince, herbs and spices, onions, and coriander.
      $6.50
    • Onion Kuicha

      Fillet bread stuffed with crispy onion, coriander & spices.
      $6.00
    • Paneer Kuicha

      Fillet bread stuffed with grated paneer and spices.
      $6.00
    • Vegetable Kulcha

      Naan bread stuffed with mashed seasonal vegetables.
      $6.00
    • Tandoori Roti

      Bread made with wholemeal flour.
      $4.50
    • Tandoori Prantha

      Wholemeal flour bread with lashings of clarified butter and fenugreek.
      $5.50
    • Aloo Prantha

      Naan stuffed with potatoes, herbs and spices, onions, and coriander.
      $5.50
    • Chocolate Naan

      Leavened bread stuffed with crispy flakes of chocolate.
      $6.50
    • Paneer Kulcha with Garlic

      Fillet bread stuffed with grated paneer and spices and coated with garlic..
      $7.00
    • Cheese and Garlic Naan

      Flatbread stuffed with grated mozzarella , crushed garlic and parsley.
      $7.00
  • Rice

    • Saada Chawal

      Extra plain basmati rice. (All curries are served with one portion)
      $5.50
    • Kashmiri Pulao

      Basmati rice with almonds, cashew nuts, raisins and coconut.
      $7.50
    • Chicken Biryani

      Chicken pieces sautéed in garlic and ginger, then cooked with basmati rice in a vegetable gravy.
      $26.00
    • Lamb Biryani

      Lamb pieces sautéed in garlic and ginger, then cooked with basmati rice in a vegetable gravy.
      $26.00
    • Vegetable Biryani

      Basmati rice cooked with fresh seasonal vegetables.
      $23.00
  • Accompaniments

    • Side Dish Platter

      Selection of raita, mango chutney, kechumber and mixed pickle.
      $13.00
    • Papadom

      Four pieces. Seasoned dough made from peeled black gram flour, cooked in the Tandoor.
      $4.00
    • Raita

      Yoghurt mixed with cucumber, tomatoes and onion. This is a great option to cut the heat out of spicier dishes.
      $5.00
    • Mint Chutney

      A delish dip made from herbs and spices, mint leaves and yoghurt.
      $5.00
    • Mix Pickle

      A mixture of pickles to complement your meal.
      $5.50
    • Corianders Hot Pickle

      A very spicy blended pickle.
      $5.00
    • Mango Chutney

      $5.00
    • Kechumber

      Diced onions, tomatoes, cucumber and coriander with lemon juice and spices.
      $5.00
    • Garden Salad

      A fresh salad with onions, tomatoes, cucumber with mixed masala and lemon.
      $10.00
    • Sliced Onions

      A side dish of sliced red onion with lemon and mixed masala.
      $5.00
  • Drinks

    • Mango Lassi

      A refreshing yogurt and mango drink.
      $7.00
    • Coke

      330ml can of coke.
      $4.00
    • Sprite

      330ml can of Sprite.
      $4.00
    • Red Bull

      250ml can of Red Bull.
      $6.00