Zyka Indian Cuisine

Zyka Indian Cuisine

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Location and hours

71 Ilam Rd, Ilam, Christchurch, Canterbury 8041
Every day
11:30 am - 02:00 pmMenu
04:30 pm - 10:00 pmMenu

71 Ilam Rd, Ilam, Christchurch, Canterbury 8041 • More info


  • Most Popular

    • Zyka Fried Chicken

      A spicy, deep-fried chicken dish originating from Tamilnadu, marinated in ginger -garlic paste red chillies and lemon juice – Chef’s speciality.
      $12.50
    • Tandoori Chicken

      Indian style exotic chicken barbeque. Whole chicken. Served with chutney.
      $22.00
    • Butter Chicken

      Tender chicken cooked with tomato, cream, butter and cashew.
      $19.50
    • Rogan Josh

      Lean Lamb cooked in North Indian style with herbs and spices.
      $20.50
  • Starters

    • Onion Bhaji

      Six pieces. Crispy onion fritter served with tamarind chutney.
      $8.50
    • Vegetable Samosa

      Flaky pastry filled with mixed veges, mashed potatoes, peas and cumin seeds or filled with tender lamb cooked with mild spices.
      $8.50
    • Paneer Aloo Tikki

      Five pieces. Dish made from chunks of cottage chees and potatoes cooked in aromatic spices.
      $9.50
    • Zyka Fried Chicken

      A spicy, deep-fried chicken dish originating from Tamilnadu, marinated in ginger -garlic paste red chillies and lemon juice – Chef’s speciality.
      $12.50
    • Lamb Samosa

      Flaky pastry filled with mixed veges, mashed potatoes, peas and cumin seeds or filled with tender lamb cooked with mild spices.
      $8.50
    • Samosa Chaat

      Most famous street food made with scrambled samosa topped with chaat chutneys and sev.
      $8.50
    • Tandoori Prawns

      Marinated prawns cooked in the tandoor.
      $14.50
    • Squid Koliwada

      Crispy squid served with mint chutney.
      $13.50
    • Vegetable Platter

      Tasty selection of samosa, bhajees, paneer aloo tikki and paneer tikka served with poppadoms and chutneys.
      $20.00
    • Vegetarian Manchurian

      $18.00
  • Entrees

    • Chicken Tikka

      Five pieces. Boneless chicken marinated overnight in yoghurt and spices and grilled in tandoor.
      $14.00
    • Reshmi Kebab

      Four pieces. Succulent chicken pieces – a milder version of chicken tikka.
      $14.00
    • Paneer Tikka

      Dish made from chunks of cottage cheese, Onion, capsicum with spices grilled in tandoor.
      $14.50
    • Tandoori Chicken

      Half chicken. Indian style exotic chicken barbeque. Served with chutney.
      $14.00
    • Tandoori Chicken

      Indian style exotic chicken barbeque. Whole chicken. Served with chutney.
      $22.00
    • Zyka Platter

      Two pieces. A tempting selection of entrees – samosa, bhajees, tandoori meats – served with chutney.
      $22.00
    • Fish Tikka

      $20.00
  • Indian Breads

    • Naan

      Indian leavened bread.
      $3.50
    • Garlic Naan

      Leavened bread with a good sprinkling of crushed garlic.
      $4.50
    • Kashmiri Naan

      Stuffed sweet naan bread with coconut, almonds, cherries and raisins.
      $6.00
    • Kheema Naan

      Naan with mildly spiced minced lamb.
      $6.00
    • Tandoori Roti

      Unleavened wholemeal bread.
      $3.50
    • Chicken Naan

      Naan with a stuffing of medium spiced chicken, with onions, chillies and coriander.
      $6.00
    • Cheese and Garlic Naan

      Naan with a stuffing of paneer and topped with a sprinkle of garlic.
      $6.00
    • Aloo Paratha

      Wholemeal bread stuffed with mildly spiced potato and onions.
      $5.50
  • Chicken and Lamb Curries

    • Butter Chicken

      Tender chicken cooked with tomato, cream, butter and cashew.
      $19.50
    • Lamb Korma

      A creamy curry with coconut, sultanas and cashews.
      $20.50
    • Chicken Korma

      Diced Chicken cooked in cashew nut based sauce garnished with cashew and sultanas.
      $19.50
    • Chicken Tikka Masala

      Chicken cooked in mild delicately spiced,added with grated tomatoes and onion.
      $19.50
    • Chicken Madras

      Chicken pieces in a spicy tomato masala sauce and garnished with coconut.
      $19.50
    • Lamb Madras

      A dish from South India cooked with mustard seed, curry leaves and coconut cream. Renowned South Indian dish.
      $20.50
    • Chicken Vindaloo

      Hot dish from South India based chilli, spices and fresh tomatoes. – famous dish from Goa.
      $19.50
    • Lamb Vindaloo

      Hot dish from South India based chilli, spices and fresh tomatoes.
      $20.50
    • Rogan Josh

      Lean Lamb cooked in North Indian style with herbs and spices.
      $20.50
    • Mango Chicken

      Succulent chicken cooked in our muth watering fragrant mango sauce.
      $19.50
    • Chicken Afghani

      Mildly marinated, tandoor roasted, and simmered in a delicate sauce crushed cashews.
      $19.50
    • Kadai Chicken

      Cooked in onion based thick gray of capsicum, tomatoes & spices in a thick masala sauce.
      $19.50
    • Kadai Lamb

      A flavoursome curry with crushed tomato, capsicum and green chillies in a thick masala sauce.
      $20.50
    • Chicken Bhuna

      Panfried lamb, onion and tomato with a thick spicy sauce.
      $20.50
    • Chicken Palak

      Creamy spinach cooked with tomato, whole ground spices and a hint of garlic.
      $19.50
    • Chilli Chicken

      $18.00
    • Lamb Palak

      Fresh spinach cooked with tomato, whole and ground spices, and a hint of garlic.
      $20.50
    • Chicken Jalfrezi

      Sweet & sour chicken with onion and capsicum.
      $19.50
    • Lamb Dhansak

      Popular delicious Parsi lamb dish with lentils, soaked overnight and slow cooked, with a selection of spices.
      $20.50
    • Balti Chicken

      Medium spiced chicken in a thick brown sauce with french beans.
      $19.50
    • Balti Lamb

      Medium spiced lamb in a thick brown sauce with french beans.
      $20.50
    • Lamb Pasanda

      Tender mint flavoured diced lamb lightly sauteed in onions, garlic, corriander and tomatoes, cooked with yoghurt, spices and crushed almonds.
      $20.50
    • Tawa Chicken

      Cubes of panfried chicken in yoghurt with tomato and capsicum.
      $19.50
    • Handi Lamb

      Choice cuts of lamb marinated in a rich aromatic masala sauce finally cooked in perfection with chilies, tomatoes and coconut.
      $20.50
  • Seafood Curries

    • Kerala Fish

      Tasty fillet pieces tempered with curry leaves and mustard seeds simmered in a light coconut cream sauce and homestyle spices.
      $20.50
    • Fish Masala

      Fish fillets cooked with onion, tomatoes and ginger with tangy sauce.
      $20.50
    • Chilli Shrimp

      A tasty seafood curry with green chillies – garnished with fresh coriander.
      $22.00
    • Prawn Saagwala

      Prawns cooked with spinach, tomatoes, garlic and spices.
      $23.00
    • Prawn Malabari

      Sautéed with onions and capsicum. Cooked in a cashew and coconut sauce.
      $23.00
    • Shrimp Malabari

      Sautéed with onions and capsicum. Cooked in a cashew and coconut sauce.
      $22.00
    • Prawn Masala

      Prawn cooked with onion and tomato cooked with tangy masala sauce.
      $23.00
  • Vegetable Curries

    • Vegetable Jaypuri

      Crisp vegetables with aromatic spices garnished with cashews and poppadom pieces.
      $17.50
    • Palak Paneer

      Cottage cheese and spinach cooked with spicy gravy.
      $17.50
    • Malai Kofta

      Potatoes and homemade cottage cheese mixed with herbs, spices simmered with creamy sauce, garnished with almonds and sultana.
      $17.50
    • Aloo Gobi

      Potatoes, cauliflower cooked with onion, tomatoes, herbs and spices.
      $17.50
    • Dhal Maharani

      Lentils cooked with butter, cream and spices.
      $17.50
    • Vegetable Korma

      A creamy curry with coconut, sultanas, and cashews.
      $15.50
    • Chana Masala

      Chick Peas cooked with secret spices straight from the heart of India. garnished with coriander.
      $17.50
    • Paneer Butter Masala

      Homemade cottage cheese tempered with onion and tomato, cooked in a creamy masala sauce.
      $17.50
    • Mushroom Mutter Masala

      Mushrooms and green peas cooked with chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, cream and spices.
      $17.50
    • Dhal Palak

      Lentils tempered with fresh spinach, cumin seed, garlic and green chilies.
      $17.50
    • Khadai Paneer

      A rich delicious curry with crushed tomato, capsicum and green chilies in a thick masala sauce.
      $17.50
    • Paneer Jalfrezi

      Sweet and sour cottage cheese curry Cooked in capsicums, fried onion onions and spices.
      $17.50
    • Chilli Paneer

      $16.00
  • On The Side

    • Seasonal Vegetables

      Crispy fresh vegetables stir fried in the khadai.
      $8.50
    • Bombay Aloo

      Potatoes sauteed with onion and tempered with cumin seeds.
      $9.50
    • Saag Aloo

      Fresh spinach, potato and tomato with a hint of garlic, tempered with cumin seed.
      $9.50
    • Tray of Chutney and Pickles

      Mango chutney, mixed pickle, and raita served with poppadoms.
      $10.00
    • Raita

      Classic cooler with cucumber and organic yoghurt.
      $3.50
    • Indian Salad

      $6.50
    • Onion Salad

      $4.50
    • Poppadoms

      Wafer thin spiced crisp bread. Five poppadom.
      $3.50
    • Mango Chutney

      $2.90
    • Mixed Pickle

      $2.90
    • Mint Chutney

      $2.90
    • Mango Lassi

      Indian fruit smoothie drink.
      $5.00
  • Dessert

    • Mango Kulfi

      Traditional Indian ice cream.
      $8.50
    • Ice Cream

      Ask your waiter for available flavours.
      Sold out
       • 
      $8.50
    • Chocolate Naan

      Sweet chocolate stuffed naan.
      $9.50
  • Banquet Dinner

    • Zyka Banquet

      Starter of poppadoms and raita followed by a Zyka platter. Choice of 3 Chicken or Lamb curries. Served with rice, naan and garlic naan.
      Sold out
       • 
      $35.00
    • Vegetarian Banquet

      Starter of poppadoms and raita followed by a vegetable platter. Choice of 3 vegetarian curries. Served with rice, naan and garlic naan.
      Sold out
       • 
      $30.00
  • Rice

    • Basmati Rice

      Premium Indian rice.
      $4.00
    • Vegetable Biryani

      $17.90
    • Chicken Biryani

      $17.90
    • Lamb Biryani

      $18.50
    • Prawn Biryani

      $20.00