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The Indian Garden

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Thu, 24/01
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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 21 - US$ 30
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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VEGETARIAN APPETIZER‏
$5
batata vada (aloo bonda)
crisp potato fritters covered in gram flour batter.
$5
pakora (spinach, onion, potatoes, chilli or mix)
mildly spiced vegetable fritter of your choice battered and deep-fried.
$5
mirchi pakora
pepperoncinis dipped in batter and deep-fried.
$5
samosa (2 pieces)
deep fried cone pastry stuffed with potatoes and green peas.
$6
paneer pakora
homemade, soft indian cheese dipped in a batter of mashed garbanzo beans and deep-fried.
$6
cashewnut rolls
mashed potatoes blended with cashew paste, rolled and deep-fried.
$5
aloo tikka (4 pieces)
potato cutlets covered in bread crumbs and deep-fried.
NON-VEGETARIAN APPETIZERS
$6
chicken samosa
deep-fried cone pastry stuffed with spiced and minced chicken.
$7
keema samosa
deep-fried cone pastry stuffed with spiced and minced lamb.
$6
chicken pakora
succulent pieces of chicken marinated overnight in an exquisite blend of masalas, cooked in a tandoori oven, then dipped in batter and deep-fried.
$15
chicken 65
boneless chicken pieces soaked in spices, deep fried crisply.
$20
tandoori pesh kash
a mixed platter of our selected tandoori specialties consisting of sheekh kabab, boti kabab, reshmi kabab, fish tikka, and tandoori shrimp.
$8
shami kabab
patties of finely ground lamb served with fresh mint sauce.
$10
fried fish
tilapio fish seasoned with aromatic spices and deep fried.
$10
chicken kadak reshmi kabab
delicious kabab made out of succulent chicken pieces marinade and cooked in tandoor oven.
$12
assorted appetizer
assortment of vegetable fritters and tandoori preparations: sheekh-kabob, samosa, chicken tikka and boti kabob.
BOMBAY FAVORITES‏
$7
bhel poori
a melange of assorted crisp noodles smothered in a sweet, sour and hot chutney.
$7
chandni chowk aloo tikki
mashed potatoes‏ filled with split chick peas, garnished with chillies, cilantro and onions, sweet and tangy tamarind sauce and mint chutney.
$7
dahi bhala
soft lentil puffs in yogurt garnished with fresh coriander leaves.
$7
papdi chaat
boiled potatoes, boiled chick peas and crisp fried dough wafers or papdi, mixed with mint sauce and tangy tamarind sauce.
$7
onion bajji
slices of onion soaked in chick pea flour batter and deep fried to make crispy bajjis.
$7
methi tikki
delicious combination of potatoes and fenugreek leaves perked up with onions and masalas, made into cutlets.
ACCOMPANIMENTS
$5
masala papad
mildly spiced‏ flat lentil wafers deep-fried, sprinkled with an exquisite blend of masala and garnished with chopped onions, tomatoes, green chilies and coriander leaves.
$4
raita
chilled yogurt seasoned and mixed with shredded tomatoes and cucumbers.
$4
dahi
plain yogurt churned and served chilled.
$10
ig ginger salad
carrots, red cabbage, green cabbage, ig special dressing made with vinegar, ginger and honey.
$11
tandoori chicken salad
ceasar salad with tandoori chicken
SHORBE (SOUPS)‏
$5
dal ka shorba
a clove-flavored lentil soup, finished off with green peas and rice.
$5
tomato soup
thick creamy tomato soup, mildly flavoured with spices.
$6
mulligattawny
lentils and chicken stock heightened with the flavors of fresh herbs and garnished with shredded chicken.
SPECIAL INDIAN GARDEN DINNERS
$22
house special vegetarian thali
baigan bharta, saag paneer, dal makhni, basmati rice and naan.
$22
vegan thali
bindi masala, aloo gobi, dal of the day, pickle basmati rice and tandoori roti.
$25
house special tandoori mixed grill
tandoori chicken, boti kabob, tandoori shrimp, reshmi kabob and naan served with dal makhni and basmati rice.
$25
house special light platter
low-calorie combination of chicken or fish, vegetables, salad, naan and basmati rice.
$25
house special dinner
tandoori chicken, sheekh kabab, fish tikka, home-style rogan josh, vegetables, naan, steamed basmati rice.
$25
gluten free dinner
sag paneer,chicken curry,dal,rice and papdums.
EGG SPECIALTIES‏
$12
egg bhurji
scrambled eggs cooked with green peppers, tomatoes, onions, and hot spices.
$12
egg curry
whole eggs cooked in a spicy curry.
BASMATI RICE SPECIALTIES
$4
steamed basmati rice
fine quality long-grained rice specially imported from dehradun, india.
$6
kesari pulav
basmati rice cooked with saffron and indian herbs.
$9
peas pulav
saffron basmati rice and peas.
$9
kashmiri pulav
saffron basmati‏ rice cooked with fruit and nuts.
$8
jeera rice
basmati rice‏ with cumin seeds cooked on low heat.
$13
vegetable dum biryani
basmati rice‏ and vegetables flavored with saffron and cooked on low heat.
$15
chicken dum biryani
basmati rice and chicken richly flavored with saffron and cooked with indian herbs on low heat.
$16
shrimp dum biryani
saffron basmati rice cooked with shrimp in mild spices.
$16
lamb dum biryani
basmati rice‏ and meat richly flavored with saffron and cooked with exotic indian herbs on a low heat.
SEAFOOD‏
$17
fish curry
seasonal fish cooked in light, spicy gravy with onion, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and turmeric.
$18
jheenga madras
shrimp cooked in a spicy, coconut gravy.
$18
shrimp bhuna
shrimp cooked with specially prepared herbs and spiced with a touch of garlic and ginger.
$17
fish goa curry
seasonal fish cooked with grated coconut in a spicy sauce.
$17
fish tikka masala
pieces of mahi mahi fillet marinated in yogurt, cooked in a tandoor and then folded into a special sauce.
$30
chef’s special lobster curry
lobster cooked with specially prepared herbs and spiced with a touch of garlic and ginger.
$20
crab curry
crab cooked‏ with kashmiri pepper, cumin, garlic, coconut milk, saffron, then tossed in a spicy sauce.
$18
shrimp curry
succulent shrimp cooked in an aromatic sauce.
LAMB
$16
gosht rogan josh
succulent pieces of lamb cooked in a cardamom sauce.
$16
gosht madras
boneless tender pieces of lamb cooked in a spicy gravy with coconut milk and coconut powder in the culinary style of madras.
$17
gosht pasanda
succulent pieces of lamb cooked in a rich cashew based gravy with cream, butter and dry fruits.
$16
gosht vindaloo
tender pieces of lamb cooked in a fiery hot gravy with pickled onions and potatoes.
$16
keema mutter
ground lamb cooked with green peas, ginger and sauteed onions.
$17
mughali boti kabob masala
an authentic mughali dish consisting of selected pieces of young lamb delicately spiced, barbecued in our tandoor then cooked in a tomato, onion and cardamom sauce.
$16
lamb chili masala
fine-cut lamb cooked with spicy herbs.
$16
delhi ka saag lamb
boneless pieces of lamb cooked in a decadent spinach puree.
$18
black pepper lamb
tender pieces‏ of lamb cooked with black pepper and aromatic spices.
$20
nawabi mutton curry
tender pieces of lamb cooked with rich spices to increase the flavors.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm dead scared to try Indian food due to red hot stomach upsetting spice. I had such experience during my visit to India. But despite all those harrowing experiences, I finally mustered some courage to try Indian food. Surprisingly, the Indian food here is very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CynthiaWolf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not come here looking for good Indian food!!!! Don’t know how they earned their awards, but the food is below average. The service is also horrible. The manager yells at his staff in front of customers, our name wasn’t written down, so we weren’t...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank karismah19
Reviewed 16 December 2018

The restaurant looks very attractive but the food was not good. The dishes were not well prepared and the service was in different.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RodneyCumpata
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

I visited the restaurant after reading the feedback here. The ambience and presentation were good but food Taste was not that great. I would not visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IndianTraveller2019
Reviewed 7 December 2018

I had some friends visiting from out of town. Almost all of them followed very strict diets, so I allowed them to choose the restaurant. They chose Indian Garden, a restaurant I had not been to. The restaurant’s second floor space is spacious and comfortable,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bob C
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Traditional North Indian food in the windy city. Decent size portions and good taste. Frequented by local residents of Indian heritage which is always a good sign. Vegan choices labelled. Beautiful decor.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DocMum
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Ate dinner here again for about the 10th time. The place is hands down the best Indian in Chicago. I would mention specific items but everything is good. Chicken saag is a must though. Great all around and owners are great people.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BDerek24
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Excellent food made fresh and served with care! Try chicken saag, fresh naan which melt in your mouth---sooo good. Masala tea is great as well---you will be back!! Prices are reasonable for what you get. Keep it up!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank nuyu2013
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Service was really slow and hesitant. Ordered a veg thali and asked to swap out the regular rice for zeera rice but was told this couldn't be done (!) They happily swapped out the naan for a roti though. Waited 15 mins for my drink...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Eviesnowcat
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I have been to the IG buffet many times but the most recent visit was a pleasant experience. Multiple flavorful choices to mix with perfectly cooked rice. The naan was warm and plentiful. The tandoori chicken was juicy and just the right amount of spice....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 630Elm
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