Indian Zaika

Indian Zaika

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

178a Papanui Rd, Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand, Canterbury 8014
Sunday
11:30 am - 02:00 pmMenu
04:30 pm - 10:30 pmMenu
Monday
04:30 pm - 10:30 pmMenu
Tuesday
11:30 am - 02:00 pmMenu
04:30 pm - 10:00 pmMenu
Wednesday
11:30 am - 02:00 pmMenu
04:30 pm - 10:00 pmMenu
04:30 pm - 10:30 pmMenu
Thursday - Saturday
11:30 am - 02:00 pmMenu
04:30 pm - 10:30 pmMenu

178a Papanui Rd, Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand, Canterbury 8014 • More info


  • Starters

    • Onion Bhaji

      Onion dipped in spicy chikpea flour battered and deep fried.
      $6.50
    • Samosa

      Flaky pastry, filled with the mixture of potatoes, peas and spices.
      $6.50
    • Vegetable Roll

      Flaky pastry stuffed with vegetables, mild spices.
      $6.99
    • Potato Wedges

      Potato wedges marinated in Indian style spices, flour and deep fried.
      $6.99
    • Paneer Tikka

      Six pieces. Indian cottage cheese marinated in Indian spices and roasted in a tandoor oven.
      $14.99
    • Achari Paneer Tikka

      Indian cottage cheese marinated in Indian style pickle and spices and roasted in a oven.
      $15.99
    • Samosa Chaat

      Crunchy samosa mashed with chef special chutneys and spices.
      $10.00
    • Chole Bhature

      Bhature cooked in deep fry and chole cooked in thick curry.
      $13.99
    • Vegetarian Platter for Two

      Mixed combination of samosa, onion bhaji. potato wedges, spring roll, and cottage cheese.
      $20.00
    • Tandoori Mushroom

      Mushroom marinated in yoghurt and spices and roasted in a tandoor oven.
      $11.99
    • Chooza Tikka

      Five pieces. Boneless cubes of chicken marinated in yoghurt and freshly ground spices, finished in a clay oven.
      $14.99
    • Chicken Seekh Kebab

      Chicken marinated overnight in a secret marinade and cooked in a tandoor.
      $13.99
    • Lamb Seekh Kebab

      Minced lean lamb marinated overnight in a secret marinade and cooked in a tandoor.
      $14.99
    • Tandoori Prawns Tikka

      Eight pieces. Prawn pieces marinated in yoghurt and spices and roasted in a tandoor oven.
      $17.99
    • Tandoori Chicken

      Chicken marinated in yoghurt and freshly ground spices, skewered and char grilled to order.
      $13.50
    • Chicken Tangidi Kebab

      Four pieces. Chicken leg piece marinated with zaika special spices.
      $16.50
    • Fish Fry

      Five pieces. Fish pieces marinated in India spices and dipped in chickpea flour and deep fry.
      $16.50
    • Mixed Platter for Two

      Mixed combination of samosa, chicken tikka, onion bhaji, seekh kebab and salads.
      $24.99
    • Zaika Tandoor Platter for Two

      Chooza tikka,Chicken seekh kebab, lamb seekh kebab and tandigi kebab.
      $29.99
  • Indo-Chinese Starter

    • Chilli Paneer

      Battered Indian cottage cheese fried and cooked in capsicum, onion and spicy sauce.
      $15.99
    • Veg Manchurian

      Battered mix vegetable manchurian deep in fry and mix in spicy sauce and cooked in capsicum, onion and chop mix vegetables.
      $15.99
    • Chilli Chicken

      Battered fresh chicken pieces fried and cooked in capsicum, onion and spicy sauce.
      $16.99
    • Chilli Prawns

      King prawns cooked in capsicum, onion and spicy sauce.
      $18.90
    • Non-Veg Manchurian

      Battered chicken pieces deep in fry and mix in spicy sause and cooked in chopped onion, capsicum and chicken.
      $18.50
    • Meat Fried Rice

      Indian style fried rice cooked with herbs, and spices.
      $15.99
    • Vegetables Fried Rice

      Indian style fried rice cooked with herbs and spices vegetabes.
      $15.99
  • Main (Chicken)

    (Rice is complimentary with each curry.)

    • Butter Chicken

      Boneless Tandoor grilled chicken cooked with tomatoes, crushed cashews, cream and spices.
      $17.50
    • Chicken Tikka Masala

      Diced meat cooked in spices, minced herbs, garlic, ginger and onions.
      $17.99
    • Mango Chicken

      Fresh chicken cooked with mango creamy sauce, cashews and spices.
      $17.99
    • Chicken Vindaloo

      Diced meat cooked with fiery red hot curry sauce.
      $17.50
    • Kadai Chicken

      Fresh chicken cooked with onion, tomato and green pepper in thick masala sauce.
      $18.50
    • Achari Chicken

      Chicken diced cooked with tomatoes and pickle paste and fresh herbs.
      $17.99
    • Chicken Saagwala

      Diced meat cooked in spices, spinach, onion, garlic and ginger gravy.
      $17.50
    • Bhuna Chicken

      Fresh diced chicken cooked with tomatoes, onion chop masala and fresh herbs.
      $17.99
    • Chicken Madras

      South Indian hot curry cooked in ginger, garlic, onions and Indian herbs and spices.
      $17.50
    • Chicken Jalfrezi

      Diced meat cooked in thick curry, combination of fresh minced herbs, spices, onion, garlic, tomatoes and ginger.
      $17.99
    • Chicken Biryani

      Plain rice cooked with touch base of vegetables, spices, herbs and chicken also served with raita, mix pickle and pappadums.
      $16.99
  • Main (Lamb)

    (Rice is complimentary with each curry.)

    • Lamb Achari

      Lamb diced cooked with tomatoes and pickle paste and fresh herbs.
      $18.99
    • Lamb Dhansak

      Diced meat cooked in a medley of lentils and dhansak masala.
      $18.50
    • Lamb Jalfrezi

      Diced meat cooked in thick curry, combination of fresh minced herbs, spices, onion, garlic, tomatoes and ginger.
      $18.50
    • Lamb Kadai

      Fresh lamb cooked with onion, tomato and green pepper in thick masala sauce.
      $18.99
    • Lamb Korma

      A mild dish cooked in creamy sauce with ground almond, coconut and sultanas.
      $18.50
    • Lamb Bhuna Gosht

      Fresh diced chicken cooked with tomatoes, onion chop masala and fresh herbs.
      $18.99
    • Lamb Madras

      South Indian hot curry cooked in ginger, garlic, onions and Indian herbs and spices.
      $18.50
    • Lamb Rogan Josh

      Diced meat cooked in thick gravy, combination of minced fresh herbs, onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and spices.
      $18.99
    • Lamb Saagwala

      Diced meat cooked in spices, spinach, onion, garlic and ginger gravy.
      $18.50
    • Lamb Vindaloo

      Diced meat cooked with fiery red hot curry sauce, capsicum, vinegar and spices.
      $18.50
    • Lamb or Beef Biryani

      Plain rice cooked with touch base of vegetables, spices, herbs and chosen meat. Served with raita, mix pickle and pappadums.
      $17.99
  • Main (Seafood)

    (Rice is complimentary with each curry.)

    • Butter Prawn

      King prawns cooked with tomatoes, crushed cashews, creams and spices.
      $18.99
    • Fish Masala

      Fresh fish cooked in Indian style with diced onions, ginger, garlic, spices and herbs.
      $19.50
    • Prawns Malabari

      Prawns cooked in curry with the traditional touch of mustard seeds and curry leaves and ground coconut.
      $19.50
    • Prawn Jalfrezi

      Prawns cooked in gravy using fresh green chillies, onions and peppers and assorted vegetables.
      $18.90
    • Prawn Vindaloo

      Prawns cooked with fiery red hot curry sauce, capsicum, vinegar and spices.
      $18.90
    • Fish Malabari

      Fish cooked in curry with the traditional touch of mustard seeds and curry leaves and ground coconut.
      $19.50
    • Prawn Masala

      King prawns cooked in Indian style with diced onions, ginger, garlic, spices and herbs.
      $19.50
    • Prawn Biryani

      Plain rice cooked with touch base of vegetables, spices, herbs and prawns. Served with raita, mix pickle and pappadums.
      $18.99
  • Mains (Vegetarian)

    • Aloo Gobi

      Fresh cauliflower and potatoes cooked with ginger, tomatoes & mild spices
      $14.99
    • Aloo Jeera

      Cubes of potatoes, smothered and simmered with cumin seed, herbs and spices
      $14.50
    • Aloo Saag

      Potatoes cooked with fresh spinach and spices.
      $14.99
    • Butter Paneer Masala

      Indian cottage cheese cooked in buttery, mildly spicy sauce
      $15.99
    • Chana Masala

      Chickpeas cooked in the fully Indian style of thick curry including garlic, onion, ginger
      $14.99
    • Dal Fry

      Lentils cooked in Indian touch based homely spices and herbs
      $14.50
    • Dal Makhani

      Simmered black lentils and kidney beans sauteed with tomatoes, ginger, cumin, onion & fresh garlic
      $14.99
    • Kadai Paneer

      Indian cottage cheese cooked in Indian traditional pot called kadai with bunch of fresh herbs & spices, turmeric, onions,capsicum,ginger & garlic
      $16.50
    • Kaju Curry (Cashew Curry)

      Roasted cashews simmered in delicate cashew sauce
      $15.99
    • Malai Kofta

      Croquette of cottage cheese, potatoes and nuts, simmered in light cashew sauce
      $16.50
    • Matter Mushroom

      Mushroom cooked in thick curry with peas, spices, turmeric and freshly herbs
      $15.50
    • Matter Paneer

      Indian cottage cheese cooked with peas and fresh herbs and spicy sauce
      $15.99
    • Mix Veg

      Fresh seasonal vegetables cooked in a rich blend of spices and herbs, garnished with coriander.
      $15.50
    • Mix Veg Korma

      Mix vegetables cooked with creamy gravy of cashew and coconut
      $14.99
    • Palak Paneer

      Cottage cheese cooked in a tomato and creamy spinach sauce with traditional spices
      $16.50
    • Shahi Paneer

      Indian cottage cheese cooked in butter or cashew sauce
      $16.50
    • Vegetable Biryani

      Plain rice cooked with touch base of vegetables, spices, herbs. Served with raita, mix pickle and pappadums
      $16.50
  • Sides

    • Papadum

      crispy made out of lentil (4 pieces)
      $2.50
    • Tamarind

      $4.99
    • Raita

      Yoghurt mixed with cucumber and mild spices.
      $4.99
    • Kechumber

      Diced tomatoes, cucumbers, onions mixed with lemon juice and spices.
      $4.99
    • Zaika Mix Salad

      Mix Vegetables - Cucumber, Onions, cabbage and tomatoes.
      $7.50
    • Onion Salad

      $4.50
    • Mint Chutney

      $4.99
    • Mango Chutney

      $4.99
  • Indian Breads

    • Tandoori Roti

      Traditional plain unleavened bread.
      $3.50
    • Plain Naan

      Leavened white flour bread baked in clay oven.
      $3.50
    • Garlic Naan

      Freshly baked white bread topped with garlic and fresh butter.
      $3.99
    • Laccha Paratha

      Traditional layers bread garnished with butter.
      $4.50
    • Paneer Kulcha

      Kulcha stuffed with indian cottage cheese and onion and spices.
      $4.99
    • Paneer and Garlic Kulcha

      Filled with cheese and topped with garlic.
      $5.50
    • Chilli Naan

      Freshly baked white bread topped with green chilli crushed.
      $4.50
    • Paneer Chilli Naan

      filled with cheese and topped with chili paste.
      $5.90
    • Chicken Naan

      Lightly spiced and stuffed with chopped chicken and herbs.
      $5.50
    • Keema Naan

      Lightly spiced and stuffed with minced keema lamb and herbs.
      $5.99
    • Aloo Parantha

      Stuffed with potatoes mashed and herbs.
      $5.99
    • Peshwari Naan

      Stuffed with minced dry fruits, coconut and nuts.
      $5.99
    • Amritsari Parantha

      Stuffed with onion, potato, cottage cheese and herbs.
      $6.50
  • Rice

    • Basmati Rice

      Plain rice steamed in the pot.
      $5.99
    • Coconut Rice

      Rice cooked with shredded coconut and cream.
      $7.50
    • Jeera Rice

      Rice cooked with cumin seed.
      $6.50
    • Peas Rice

      Rice cooked with grean peas.
      $6.50
  • Dessert

    • Mango Lassi

      $6.50
    • Salted Lassi

      $5.00
    • Zaika Special Lassi

      $10.00
    • Gulab Jamun

      $5.00
  • Soft Drinks

    • Soft Drinks

      Coke, Fanta, No Sugar Coke, Sprite
      $4.00