nilgiris.com.au

Available for group of 2 or more people

minimum order 2 guests
add dessert 10 pp

 
TO START
PAPPADUMS & DIPS
raita & pickles of the day with sweet mango & nigella marmalade
ENTRÉE
MURG KALI MIRCH
crisp-fried pepper marinated chicken breast chickpea & potato flour crust
BOTI KABAB
oven-cooked lamb backstrap | kashmiri chilli & coconut oil marinade mint & sesame chutney
CHUKANDER SAMOSA
beetroot samosa | semolina pastry sultana chutney
MAINS
MURGH MAKHNI
nilgiri’s version of “butter chicken”
KOLA KEERAI KARI
slow-cooked diced leg of lamb | chettinad-style sauce tempered pureed spinach | copra & black peppercorns
SAAG METHI MUTTAR
cumin-tempered pureed spinach & fenugreek minted green peas
PHOOL BATATA NU SHAK
cauliflower & chat potatoes fennel seeds, fresh coriander & ginger
ZEERA PULAO & GARLIC NAAN
SMALL PLATES
PAPPADUMS & DIPS
raita & pickles of the day with sweet mango & nigella marmalade
ENTRÉE
CHUKANDER SAMOSA
beetroot samosa | semolina pastry sultana chutney
METHI PURI AUR BAINGAN BHARTA
fenugreek-fl avoured wholemeal flour puffed bread smoked eggplant mash
ACHARI TANDOORI BROCCOLI
tandoor-smoked broccoli | pickling spices mint & chickpea chuney
MAINS
NARIYALI KADHAI PANEER
coconut-crusted house-made fresh paneer kadhai spices | green & red capsicum
SAAG METHI MUTTAR
cumin-tempered pureed spinach & fenugreek minted green peas
PHOOL BATATA NU SHAK
cauliflower & chat potatoes fennel seeds, fresh coriander & ginger
DAL MAKHANI
kidney beans, chickpea & black lentils slow-cooked
crushed ginger, garlic & spiced tomato oil
ZEERA PULAO & GARLIC NAAN

minimum order 4 guests
add dessert 10 pp

SMALL PLATES
PAPPADUMS & DIPS
raita & pickles of the day with sweet mango & nigella marmalade
ENTRÉE
TANDOORI JHINGA BALCHAO
SA prawns tandoor-cooked | sweet, sour & hot goan pickle dressing
MURG KALI MIRCH
crisp-fried pepper marinated chicken breast | chickpea & potato flour crust
BOTI KABAB
oven-cooked lamb backstrap | kashmiri chilli & coconut oil marinade mint & sesame chutney
CHUKANDER SAMOSA
beetroot samosa | semolina pastry | sultana chutney
MAINS
CHEPPALA PULUSU
fish of the day | andhra-style sauce tomatoes, red chillies, curry leaves, mustard seeds & tamarind
MURGH MAKHNI
nilgiri’s version of “butter chicken”
KOLA KEERAI KARI
slow-cooked diced leg of lamb | chettinad-style sauce tempered pureed spinach | copra & black peppercorns
SAAG METHI MUTTAR

 

cumin-tempered pureed spinach & fenugreek | minted green peas
PHOOL BATATA NU SHAK
cauliflower & chat potatoes fennel seeds, fresh coriander & ginger
ZEERA PULAO & GARLIC NAAN
 

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NON-VEGETARIAN
TANDOORI JHINGA BALCHAO
24
SA prawns tandoor-cooked sweet, sour & hot goan pickle dressing
BOTI KABAB
18
oven-cooked lamb backstrap | kashmiri chilli & coconut oil marinade mint & sesame chutney
MURG KALI MIRCH
18
crisp-fried pepper marinated chicken breast chickpea & potato flour crust
VEGETARIAN
METHI PURI AUR BAINGAN BHARTA
15
fenugreek-flavoured wholemeal flour puffed bread smoked eggplant mash
ACHARI TANDOORI BROCCOLI
15
tandoor-smoked broccoli | pickling spices mint & chickpea chuney
CHUKANDER SAMOSA
15
beetroot samosa | semolina pastry sultana chutney

CHEPPALA PULUSU
32
fish of the day | andhra-style sauce tomatoes, red chillies, curry leaves, mustard seeds & tamarind
SUNGTA ANI BENDE KADI
32
SA prawns | konkan-style sauce coconut milk, baby okra, fresh ginger & chillies
MURGH MAKHNI
28
nilgiri’s version of “butter chicken”
BALTI MURG
30
oven-cooked breast of chicken | balti-style five spice sauce cumin, coriander, peppercorns, red chillies & fenugreek
KOLA KEERAI KARI
28
slow-cooked diced leg of lamb | chettinad-style sauce tempered pureed spinach | copra & black peppercorns
GOAT TAMBDA RASSAA
30
slow-cooked goat on the bone | kolhapuri-style sauce caramelized onions, poppy seeds & hot chillies
NARIYALI KADHAI PANEER
26
coconut-crusted house-made fresh paneer kadhai spices | green & red capsicum
GREEN MELON KOFTA
24
green melon kofta | star-anise scented korma sauce
SAAG METHI MUTTAR
24
cumin-tempered pureed spinach & fenugreek minted green peas
PHOOL BATATA NU SHAK
24
cauliflower & chat potatoes fennel seeds, fresh coriander & ginger

 

DAL MAKHANI
22
kidney beans, chickpea & black lentils slow-cooked crushed ginger, garlic & spiced tomato oil

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PAPPADUMS & DIPS
9
raita & pickles of the day with sweet mango & nigella marmalade
TAMATAR KATCHUMBER
7.5
home-style tomato salad
BABY COS, CUCUMBER & SPICED YOGHURT
7.5
 
 

our breads are drizzled with ‘pepe saya’ ghee

NAAN
4
GARLIC NAAN
4.5
CHEESE NAAN
5.5
CHILLI GARLIC & CHEESE NAAN
6.5
PESHWARI NAAN
naan with dry fruits, coconut & pistachio
6.5
TANDOORI ROTI
4
METHI PARATHA
layered wholemeal bread with dried fenugreek leaves
5.5
ZEERA PULAO
cumin-flavoured basmati rice
5
STEAMED BASMATI RICE
3

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GULAB KI ZULFI
12
rose ice-cream with almonds & persian rose water, rose petal & sesame brittle
FIG WALNUT & HONEY ZULFI
12
ice-cream with turkish figs, walnuts & ‘two creeks’ honey from east lindfield
RICE PUDDING
12
vanilla & cardamon scented rice pudding with coconut palm sugar caramel
PORT & COGNAC
port
9
cognac
14
please turn over for our selection of teas…
cakeage $4 per person

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SOFT DRINKS
JUICES
5
fresh orange
SOFT DRINKS
4.5
coke | diet coke | ginger beer lemonade | lemon lime & bitters
sparkling mineral water
9
LASSI
6
mango | sweet | masala
fully licensed & byo bottled wine corkage $4 per person
 
PROSECCO
BROWN BROTHERS PROSECCO PICCOLO NV 200ml bottle
12
king valley vic
BEERS, CIDERS & SPIRITS
KINGFISHER BEERS ON TAP
10
ASAHI SUPER DRY BOTTLED BEERS
10
LOED NELSON THREE SHEETS ALE
12
CASCADE PREMIUM LIGHT
7
NAPOLEONE CIDER PEAR
8
NAPOLEONE CIDER APPLE
8
SPIRITS GIN(30ml)
9
SPIRITS VODKA (30ml)
9
SPIRITS RUM (30ml)
9
Single malt
14
 
WHITE WINES
17 FOREST HILL REISLING
glass 14 | bottle 48
forest hill vineyard wa
17 ST CLAIR SAUVIGNON BLANC
glass 12 / bottle 42
marlborough nz
17 PITCHFORK SEMILLON SAIVIGNON BLANC
glass 8 / bottle 30
margaret river wa
17 BLEASDALE VERDELHO “POTTS CATCH”
glass 10 / bottle 36
langhorne creek sa
18 REDBANK ‘THE LONG PADDOCK’ PINOT GRIGIO
glass 9 / bottle 34
redbank vic
15 LA MASCHERA VERMENTINO
glass 9 / bottle 36
limestone coast sa
17 YALUMBA ORGANIC CHARDONNAY
glass 12 / bottle 40
barossa valley sa
vintage subject to change

ROSE & RED WINES
17 NOT YOUR GRANDMA’S ROSE
glass 10 / bottle 36
barossa valley sa
17 ST CLAIR PINOT NOIR
bottle 48
marlborough nz
17 SMITH & HOOPER MERLOT
glass 12 / bottle 45
wrattonbully sa
17 YALUMBA OLD BUSH VINE GRENACHE
glass 10 / bottle 36
barossa valley sa
17 LANGMEIL SHIRAZ MATARO GRENACHE
glass 10 / bottle 38
barossa valley sa
16 JIM BARRY SHIRAZ CABERNET SAUVIGNON
bottle 48
clare valley sa
17 EARTHWORKS SHIRAZ
glass 9 / bottle 32
barossa valley sa
vintage subject to change

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MASALA CHAI
5
our signature spiced tea best with milk & honey
black tea camellia sinensis, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves,
star anise, black pepper, nutmeg, mace, ginger
HEAL
5
a bold lemon-zest bouquet in a revitalising infusion
calendula petals, fennel seeds, lemongrass, ginger
DIGESTIF
5
a cooling concoction to refresh the palate & purify the system
mint, anise with chilling menthol
INHALE EXHALE
5
breathe easy with this therapeutic tonic
thyme, peppermint, fennel seeds, star anise,
liquorice root, lemon myrtle, nettle
PEACE & QUIET
5
a calming tonic to relax the body & allow restfulness
chamomile, lavender, rose

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