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    Location and hours

    565 Abrego Street, Monterey, CA 93940
    Sunday
    11:00 AM - 03:00 PMMenu
    04:00 PM - 09:00 PMMenu
    11:30 AM - 02:30 PMVegan
    05:00 PM - 09:30 PMVegan
    Monday - Friday
    11:00 AM - 03:00 PMMenu
    04:00 PM - 09:00 PMMenu
    11:30 AM - 02:30 PMVegan
    05:00 PM - 09:00 PMVegan
    Saturday
    11:00 AM - 03:00 PMMenu
    04:00 PM - 09:00 PMMenu
    11:30 AM - 02:30 PMVegan
    05:00 PM - 09:30 PMVegan
    $ • Indian • Vegetarian • Asian • Healthy

    565 Abrego Street, Monterey, CA 93940 • More info


    • Tandoori Sizzlers

      • Amritsari Paneer Tikka

        Cottage cheese battered in yogurt and ajwain, cooked in clay oven topped with tomato sauce.
        $16.00
      • Tandoori Vegetables

        Fresh seasonal veggies perfectly marinated in chefs special blend of spices.
        $14.00
      • Tandoori Prawns

        Jumbo prawns marinated in a traditional style and cooked in tandoor served with spicy tomato sauce.
        $19.00
        Spicy
      • Chili Garlic Basa

        Fillet of basa, marinated in freshly crushed garlic, red chili, and cooked in clay oven.
        $17.00
        Spicy
      • Hariyali Salmon Tikka

        Salmon cubes marinated in mint, cilantro, and lemon juice, and roasted in tandoor.
        $19.00
      • Ambrosia Special Kebab

        Rack of lamb marinated in ambrosia secret yogurt based spices and cooked in the oven.
        $26.00
      • Boti Kebab

        Boneless leg of lamb cubes marinated in special spice mix and cooked in an earthen oven.
        $19.00
      • Seekh Kabab

        Tender rolls of succulent minced lamb spiced with cumin, cashews, saffron, and roasted in tandoor.
        $18.00
      • Trio Lamb Kebab

        Combination of seekh kebab, boti kebab, lamb chops with a melange of spices, and cooked in tandoor.
        $24.00
      • Murgh Malai Kebab

        Boneless chicken breast marinated in yogurt and spices and roasted in the clay oven.
        $16.00
      • Tandoori Chicken

        King of kebabs. Bone in chicken marinated in yogurt, ginger, garlic, and garam masala then skewered and cooked in an earthen oven.
        $12.00
      • Tandoori Lobster

        Twin lobster tail in a special blend of spices cooked over a low fire in tandoor.
        $34.00
      • Tandoori Mixed Grill

        Combination tandoori chicken, boti kebab, chicken tikka, seekh kebab, and a prawn.
        $26.00
      • Tandoori Seafood Platter

        Combination of lobster tail, hariyali salmon, and prawns.
        $29.00
    • Vegetarian Delicacies

      • Vegetable Korma

        Mixed seasonal vegetables with dry fruits and nuts in a rich creamy sauce.
        $13.00
      • Bhindi Masala

        Fresh crisp okra, tossed with onion tomato, and fresh ginger.
        $13.00
      • Shahi Paneer

        Cubes of cottage cheese cooked in tomato cream sauce.
        $14.00
      • Aloo Gobi

        Potatoes and cauliflower cooked in a mixture of spices.
        $12.00
      • Malai Kofta

        Cheese and vegetable dumplings cooked in a rich, aromatic sauce.
        $13.00
      • Mattar Paneer

        Cottage cheese and green peas cooked in special gravy.
        $13.00
      • Hari Sabzi

        Baby spinach and baby bok choy sauteed with chopped garlic and fresh tomatoes.
        $12.00
      • Dum Aloo

        Potatoes stuffed with dry apricots and mint, cooked in our chef's special sauce.
        $12.00
      • Saag Paneer

        Spinach and farmers cheese cooked in traditional north Indian style.
        $14.00
      • Mushroom Masala

        Button mushrooms sauteed with bell pepper and onions.
        $12.50
      • Veggie Vindaloo

        Mixed seasonal vegetables, and potatoes morsels cooked in a hot and tangy sauce.
        $12.00
        vegetarian and spicy
      • Chana Masala

        Garbanzo beans cooked with exotic spices and ginger, sprinkled with fresh cilantro.
        $11.50
      • Baigan Bharta

        Tandoori baked eggplant cooked with onions, tomatoes, and spices smoky flavor.
        $13.00
      • Dal Bukhara

        Dish of flavorful black lentils, simmered overnight on a slow fire a favorite with gourmets.
        $11.50
    • Chicken Delicacies

      • Chicken Tikka Masala

        Dish of roasted chicken breast served in Ambrosias signature sauce.
        $16.00
      • Butter Chicken

        Tandoor roasted, shredded chicken tossed in creamy tomato sauce north Indian delicacy.
        $16.00
      • Chicken Curry

        Traditional chicken curry garnished with ginger and fresh cilantro.
        $16.00
      • Chicken Korma

        Tender pieces of chicken cooked in a creamy sauce with cardamom, topped with nuts.
        $16.00
      • Chicken Chettinad

        Peppercorn flavored chicken curry cooked to perfection south Indian specialty.
        $16.00
      • Chicken Vindaloo

        $17.00
      • Chicken Saag

        $17.00
      • Methi Murgh Kasoori

        $17.00
      • Kadai Chicken

        $17.00
    • Lamb Delicacies

      • Rogan Josh

        Traditional lamb curry with flavor of exotic Indian spices from the valley of Kashmir.
        $18.00
      • Coconut Lamb Curry

        Succulent chunks of lamb cooked in coconut milk with the unique flavor of curry leaves.
        $18.00
      • Lamb Saag

        Classic lamb and spinach curry cooked within chefs special curry blend of spices.
        $18.00
      • Lamb Vindaloo

        Lamb and potato morsels, cooked in a hot and tangy sauce a specialty of Goa.
        $18.00
        Spicy
      • Badami Gosht Korma

        Royal lamb delicacy cooked in a rich flavor almond and saffron sauce.
        $18.00
    • Seafood Delicacies

      • Ambrosia's Seafood Masala

        Mixed seafood cooked in ambrosias special sauce.
        $20.00
      • Kandhari Prawn Curry

        Stir-fried prawns tossed in a spicy coconut curry.
        $19.00
      • Fish and Prawn Curry

        Fresh basa and prawns in fresh coconut milk and mustard sauce with curry leaves.
        $19.00
        Spicy
      • Salmon Tikka Masala

        Fresh salmon cubes cooked to its perfection with tomato cream sauce.
        $19.00
      • Fish Curry

        Basa cubes cooked in traditional style.
        $18.00
        Spicy
      • Masala Jhinga

        Tiger prawns tossed with onion, red chili peppers, and mustard seed in hot and tangy tomato sauce.
        $19.00
        Spicy
      • Lobster Masala

        Twin lobster tail sauteed with onions and bell peppers in desi spices.
        $34.00
    • Vegetarian Starters

      • Samosa

        Crisp, savory pastries filled with spiced potatoes and green peas.
        $6.00
      • Vegetable Pakora

        Mixed vegetable fritters.
        $6.00
      • Chowk Ke Aloo Chat

        Pan-fried potato patties topped with puffed rice, sweet, and sour sauce.
        $6.00
      • Tandoori Bharwa Aloo

        Scooped potatoes filled with potato hash, raisins, and cashews.
        $8.50
      • Papadum

        Baked thin and crispy lentil cracker.
        $2.50
      • Hara Bhara Kebab

        Spinach and cheese patties with ground nuts.
        $7.00
      • Assorted Veggie Platter

        Samosa, hara bhara kebab, aloo tikki, and pakoras.
        $8.50
    • Non Vegetarian Starters

      • Crab Cakes

        Dungeness crab meat nicely blended fresh spices, topped with sweet, and spicy mango sauce.
        $12.00
      • Chicken Potli Samosa

        Crisp, savory pastries filled with ground chicken and peas.
        $8.00
      • Lamb Samosa

        Ground lamb meat stuffed savory pastries.
        $9.00
      • Fish Pakora

        Deep-fried basa cubes marinated in Indian spices, coated with chickpea flour batter.
        $8.50
      • Chicken Pakora

        Deep-fried chicken coated with chickpea flour batter.
        $7.50
      • Trio Samosa Platter

        Chicken, lamb, and veggie samosa platter.
        $8.50
      • Mixed Tandoori Hot d' Oeuvres

        Assortment of seekh kebab, murgh malai tikka, and boti kebab.
        $14.00
      • Chop E Masala

        Lamb chops marinated in fresh ginger and garlic cooked to your taste.
        $15.00
      • Prawn Koliwada

        Lemon juice marinated prawns battered in chickpea flour and sesame seed.
        $11.00
    • Soup and Salad

      • Mulligatwany Soup

        Lentils, coconut milk, and curry leaves soup classic anglo Indian soup.
        $6.50
      • Spinach Dal Soup

        Yellow dal and fresh spinach soup with nice blend of Indian spices.
        $5.50
      • Coconut Mushroom Soup

        Chopped button mushroom and coconut soup with a authentic taste.
        $6.00
      • Indian Chicken Caesar

        Grilled chicken breast tossed tangy caesar dressing with parmesan cheese on romaine.
        $11.00
      • Spinach Mango Salad

        Baby spinach tossed with roasted walnuts and mango dressing.
        $6.50
      • Organic Arugula Apricot Salad

        Fresh organic arugula, apricot, cucumber, tomato, and carrot with dressing.
        $8.00
      • Raita

        Yogurt dipping sauce, with crisp grated cucumbers, and carrots.
        $4.50
    • Freshly Baked Naan

      • Plain Naan

        Baked leavened bread.
        $3.00
      • Butter Naan

        Baked leavened bread spread with fresh butter.
        $3.50
      • Garlic Naan

        Baked leavened bread with chopped garlic, garnished with fresh cilantro and onion seeds.
        $3.50
      • Mushroom Cheese Naan

        Baked mozzarella cheese. and mushroom stuffed bread.
        $5.00
      • Cheese Naan

        Baked mozzarella cheese. and mushroom stuffed bread.
        $5.00
      • Pesto Naan

        Soft bread with fresh pesto topped with parmesan cheese baked in earthen oven.
        $5.00
      • Onion Kulcha

        Soft bread stuffed with finely chopped onions and baked in earthen oven.
        $3.50
      • Tandoori Roti

        Whole wheat bread.
        $2.50
      • Parantha

        Multi layered wheat flour bread.
        $3.50
      • Ajwain Parantha

        Multi layer wheat bread baked with carom seeds.
        $3.50
      • Aloo Spinach Parantha

        Spiced potato and fresh spinach stuffed flat bread.
        $4.00
      • Shahi Naan

        Leavened bread stuffed with nuts, raisins, and shredded coconut.
        $4.50
      • Keema Kulcha

        Soft bread stuffed with spiced minced lamb.
        $6.00
      • Bread Basket

        Plain naan, garlic naan, and butter nann.
        $9.00
    • Rice Varieties

      • Brown Rice

        Steamed brown rice.
        $4.00
      • Basmati White Rice

        Aromatic steamed basmati rice.
        $3.00
      • Basmati Saffron Rice

        Saffron flavored finest basmati rice.
        $3.50
      • Jeera Basmati Rice

        Basmati rice prepared with whole cumin.
        $5.00
      • Coconut Basmati Rice

        Coconut flavored finest basmati rice.
        $9.00
      • Prawn Biryani

        Tiger prawns simmer with finest basmati rice. Served with side of raita.
        $19.00
      • Lamb Biryani

        Basmati rice and lamb simmered with mace and rose water. Served with side of raita.
        $17.00
      • Chicken Biryani

        All time favorite rice dish prepared with chicken and basmati rice. Served with side of raita.
        $15.00
      • Veggie Biryani

        Basmati rice cooked in seasonal vegetables with nutty topping. Served with side of raita.
        $13.00
    • Sides

      • Mango Chutney

        $3.00
      • Mixed Pickle

        $2.00
      • Lemon, Jalapeno, and Onions

        $3.00
      • Plain Yogurt

        $4.00
    • Starters

      • Vegan Onion Bhaji

        Onion fritters.
        $6.00
      • Vegan Pakora

        Mixed vegetable fritters.
        $6.00
      • Assorted Vegan Platter

        Samosa, tandoori bharwa aloo, aloo tikki, and pakoras.
        $8.50
      • Vegan Samosa

        Crisp savory pastries filled with spiced potatoes and green peas.
        $6.00
      • Vegan Aloo Chat

        Pan fried potato patties topped with wheat crisps with sweet and sour tamarind sauce.
        $6.00
    • Soup and Salad

      • Mulligatwanny Soup

        Lentils, coconut milk, and curry leaves soup.
        $6.50
      • Organic Arugula Apricot Salad

        Fresh organic arugula, apricot, cucumber, tomato, and carrot with dressing.
        $8.00
    • Rice

      • Brown Rice

        Steamed brown rice.
        $4.00
    • Freshly Baked Bread

      • Vegan Aloo Spinach Parantha

        Stuffed flat bread with potatoes and spinach.
        $3.50
      • Vegan Parantha

        Multi layered wheat bread.
        $3.50
      • Vegan Tandoori Roti

        Whole wheat bread.
        $2.50
    • Entrees

      • Vegan Aloo Baingan Masala

        Cubes of potatoes and eggplant cooked with Indian spices.
        $12.00
      • Vegan Achari Baingan

        Pickle flavored eggplant.
        $12.00
      • Vegan Tofu Tikka

        Tandoori baked tofu marinated in vegan masala.
        $14.00
      • Vegan Chana Masala

        Garbanzo beans masala.
        $11.50
      • Vegan Tofu Masala

        Tofu cooked in our chef's secret sauce.
        $12.00
      • Vegan Yellow Lentil

        Yellow lentil cooked in slow fire.
        $11.00
      • Vegan Aloo Jeera

        Potato cubes cooked with whole cumin and fresh tomatoes.
        $10.00
      • Vegan Vegetable Korma

        Mixed seasonal vegetables with dry fruits and nuts in a rich creamy coconut sauce.
        $13.00
      • Vegan Veggie Vindaloo

        Mixed seasonal vegetables cooked in a hot and tangy sauce.
        $12.00
      • Vegan Aloo Capsicum

        Potatoes and green bell peppers in toasted cumin.
        $11.00
      • Vegan Kadai Chicken

        Soy chicken with onions, bell peppers with toasted cumin and light spicy tomato sauce.
        $17.00
      • Vegan Butter Chicken

        Shredded soy chicken tossed in creamy coconut tomato sauce.
        $17.00