Ajanta Restaurant
Opens on Friday

Ajanta Restaurant

$$ • Indian • Vegetarian Friendly
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Location and hours

1888 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Tuesday - Thursday
04:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Friday - Saturday
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

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  • Appetizers

    • Daal Soup

      A lentil soup, made with mung beans.
    • Vegetable Samosa

      Deep​ fried pastries filled with mildly spiced potatoes and peas.
    • Vegetable Pakoras

      Sliced cauliflower, eggplant, zucchini, dipped in chickpea batter, and fried.
    • Papadam

      Indian lentil wafers, served with mint-cilantro sauce (2 per order).
  • Dishes (a la carte)

    • Baadal Jaam

      Slices of eggplant pan-fried, brushed with homemade tomato sauce, spiced with mango powder and black rock salt, served topped with thickened yogurt sauce (Lucknow)
    • Chicken Makhanwala

      Marinated boneless chicken pieces cooked in tandoor oven and then simmered in a creamy curry sauce (Punjab).
    • Chicken Tikka Masala

      Marinated boneless chicken pieces cooked in tandoor and then simmered in a thick, spicy curry sauce with ginger, garlic, tomatoes, yogurt, and onions.
    • Jhinga Masala (Shrimp Curry)

      Prawns sautéed and then simmered in a sauce made with coconut milk, onions, ginger, garlic, tamarind, and spices including dry red chiles, cumin, paprika, and coriander (Goa)
    • Kadhai Gosht

      Boneless cubed lamb cooked in a thick, spicy curry sauce, with nuts.
    • Lamb Biriyani

      Cubed boneless lamb, rice, and thick curry sauce cooked together, served with Raita (yogurt and cucumber), topped with caramelized onions, nuts and raisins (Hyderabad)**
    • Lamb Korma

      Boneless cubed lamb in a creamy curry sauce, and topped with slivered almonds.
    • Navrattan Korma

      Vegetables and paneer cheese in a creamy curry sauce with nuts.
    • Sabzi Rangarang

      Cauliflower, green beans, broccoli, carrots, and peas, simmered in a sauce made with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, lime juice, coconut milk, and several spices.
    • Saag Paneer

      Pureed spinach and cubes of paneer cheese cooked with spices.
  • From Our Tandoor Oven (a la carte)

    • Tandoori Chicken Tikka

      Boneless chicken breast pieces marinated in yogurt, ginger, garlic, paprika, lemon juice, spices, and roasted in tandoor oven (Punjab).
    • Lamb Rib Chops

      Marinated​ in yogurt and spices, and grilled in tandoor.
  • Side Orders

    • Naan

      Leavened dough flat bread cooked in tandoor oven.
    • Garlic Naan

      Naan​ flavored with garlic.
    • Kabuli Naan

      Naan studded with cashew nut pieces.
    • Onion Kulcha Naan

      Naan stuffed with onions.
    • Sesame Naan

      Naan sprinkled with sesame seeds.
    • Paneer Naan

      Naan stuffed with paneer cheese and mint.
    • Tandoori Chapati

      A​ basic Indian whole wheat flat bread.
    • Tandoori Paratha

      A flaky and whole wheat bread.
    • Alu Paratha

      Paratha​ stuffed with spiced potatoes.
    • Poori

      Two per order. Deep fried puffy whole wheat bread.
    • Rice

      Basmati rice flavored with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves.
    • Alu Saag

      Spinach and potatoes cooked with onions, tomatoes, and spices.
    • Raita

      Made with yogurt, cucumbers, and mildly spiced.
    • Chutneys Assorted

      Mango chutney, carrot pickle, and hot pickles.