Essence of North India

124 Wicks Road, North Ryde 2113
Indian
Del: 17:00 - 22:00
Pick: 12:00 - 14:30,
17:00 - 22:00
Min. Delivery: $30.00
Min. Delivery Fee: $5.00

Essence Specials

Hara Salad Mixture of freshly sliced cucumber, onion, tomato, carrot and lemon.
$8.40 Add
Mughlai Chicken (Chef’s Special) Chicken morsels, cooked in yellow sauce and coconut milk, with a mixture of cardamom indulged with Head chef Sunil Kumar’s spices.
$22.40 Add

Entree - Vegetarian

Samosa (2 pcs) Sauteed vegetables tossed with spices and rolled in triangular pastries.
$7.90 Add
Veg Pakora (4 pcs) Bite size pieces of in-season vegetables, crisp fried in a light batter.
$8.40 Add
Spinach Kebab (4 pcs) Succulent garden fresh spinach, chickpeas flour and touch of cottage cheese patties wrapped in sesame seeds and lightly fried.
$8.90 Add
Aloo Tikki Chaat (2 pcs) Spicy potato patties combined with green chilies and onions, served with tangy chickpeas and chef’s special chutney.
$9.90 Add
Paapri Chaat One of the most popular chaat dishes, combined with potatoes and chickpeas in a refreshing yogurt sauce.
$9.90 Add
Paneer Tikka Achari (4 pcs) (Fat Free) Healthy and delicious char-grilled cottage cheese cubes, marinated in fenugreek flavored yogurt.
$11.40 Add

Entree - Non-Vegetarian

Seekh Kebab (4 Pcs) Minced lamb blended with herbs and chef’s own aromatic spices, gently skewered in tandoor.
$11.40 Add
Punjabi Murg Tikka Boneless pieces of chicken thigh, lightly marinated in yogurt, spices and cooked in the tandoor.
4 Pieces $12.40 Add 6 Pieces $16.40 Add
Tandoori Chicken Chicken pieces marinated in fresh lemon juice and special tandoori spices and char grilled to perfection.
Half $12.40 Add Full $19.40 Add
Achari Murg Tikka Chicken thigh marinated with ginger, garlic, yogurt, pickle, spices, and touch of mustard oil and onion seeds.
4 Pieces $13.40 Add 6 Pieces $18.40 Add
Mixed Platter (1 Pc Each) Chicken Tikka, Lamb Cutlets, Seekh Kebab and Vegetable Pakora.
$14.40 Add
Shahi Tikka Tender chicken thigh pieces, marinated in creamy yogurt, cashew nut paste and white pepper and gently barbequed. A mild to medium entree.
4 Pieces $12.40 Add 6 Pieces $16.40 Add

Entree - Seafood

Amritsari Fish (6 Pcs) Fish fillets, wrapped in gram flour batter with spices and deep fried.
$13.40 Add

Mains - Vegetarian

Daal Makhani Black lentils slow cooked with tomato puree, ginger, garlic and butter with a mouthwatering flavor.
$14.40 Add
Daal Tadka Yellow split lentils cooked with Indian spices, light and appetising curry.
$14.40 Add
Jeera Aloo Potato cubes, sauteed in cumin, coriander and touch of turmeric.
$14.40 Add
Channa Bhatura (2 Pcs) Fried bread and chick peas’ masala served with onion and pickle.
$15.40 Add
Channa Masala Chick peas mixed with various spices and masala sauce.
$15.40 Add
Mixed Vegetables Cauliflower, peas, carrot, potatoes lightly spiced with masala gravy.
$16.40 Add
Bhindi-Do-Piaza Fresh handpicked okra stir-fried with diced onion and tomatoes and garnished with coriander.
$16.40 Add
Mushroom Mattar Combination of peas and mushrooms, cooked in mild yellow sauce.
$16.40 Add
Punjabi Aloo Baigan Fresh eggplant and potato tossed with homemade spices and cooked in kadhai.
$16.40 Add
Vegetable Kofta Dumplings of mashed potato, cottage and mixed vegetables cooked in mild creamy sauce.
$16.40 Add
Vegetable Korma Mixture of seasonal vegetable cooked with mild spices and rich creamy sauce.
$16.40 Add
Kadhai Paneer Crushed coriander seeds, cumin seeds mingled with capsicum, onions, tomatoes and homemade cottage cheese.
$17.40 Add
Palak Paneer Fresh spinach and cottage cheese, mingles together with homemade spices topped with fresh coriander and tomatoes.
$17.40 Add
Shahi Paneer Cottage cheese cooked in tomato gravy finished with cream and butter.
$17.40 Add

Mains - Non Vegetarian

Butter Chicken Roasted chicken tikka simmered in freshly tomato base sauce fenugreek leaves and homemade ground spices with a dollop of cream and nuts.
$19.40 Add
Chicken Chettinad (Hot) Tender chicken tossed with mustard seeds, red chilies and curry leaves, finished with a rich coconut milk in south Indian style.
$19.40 Add
Chicken Tikka Masala Diced boneless tandoori chicken thigh sauteed with capsicum, onion, tomato and masala sauce.
$19.40 Add
Chilli Chicken (Indian Style) Fried chicken pieces sauteed with fresh onions, capsicum and green chili in a oriental sauce.
$19.40 Add
Chilli Chicken (Hot) Fried chicken pieces sauteed with fresh onions, capsicum and green chili in a oriental sauce.
$19.40 Add
Vindaloo (Extra Hot) Hot and spicy chicken, lamb or beef curry cooked in Essence’s special vindaloo sauce.
$19.40 Add
Kadahi Chicken (Hot) Tender chicken tossed with fresh capsicum and onion, finished with herbs and homemade spices and cooked in kadhai.
$19.40 Add
Lamb Rogan Josh Traditional lamb curry from North India, cooked with freshly homemade grounded masala, finished with fresh coriander, ginger and tomato.
$19.40 Add
Lamb Masala Tangy tribute of lamb or beef cubes, cooked in kadahi, with potatoes, seasonal veggies and authentic spices of Punjab.
$19.40 Add
Beef Masala Tangy tribute of lamb or beef cubes, cooked in kadahi, with potatoes, seasonal veggies and authentic spices of Punjab.
$19.40 Add
Lamb Korma Juicy pieces of lamb or beef, exquisitely cooked in a sauce of crushed cashews, almonds, yogurt and cream.
$19.40 Add
Beef Korma Juicy pieces of lamb or beef, exquisitely cooked in a sauce of crushed cashews, almonds, yogurt and cream.
$19.40 Add
Mango Chicken (Mild) Chicken morsels blended together with mango pulp and touch of butter.
$19.40 Add
Saag Chicken, Lamb or Beef pieces delicately simmered in fresh bay spinach, ginger, garlic and selected spices and finished with fresh tomatoes.
$18.90 Add
Balti Gosht (Hot) Combination of lamb curry in tomato and onion gravy and chefs special spices, served in traditional bucket.
$20.40 Add

Main - Seafood

Bengali Fish Curry (Med) Fish slices cooked in a tomato and onion gravy with cumin, mustard seed and fresh ginger and garlic.
$20.40 Add
Fish Masala (Med) Fish slices, pan cooked in a tomato and onion gravy with fresh season vegetables.
$20.40 Add
Goan Fish Curry Fresh fish cooked in a spicy coconut cream sauce with fresh chili, completed to perfection with curry leaves, a typical curry from South India.
$20.40 Add

Rice

Basmati Plain Rice (Per Person)
$2.90 Add
Kasmiri Rice (Per Person) Basmati rice with mixture of dry fruits and nuts.
$6.90 Add
Vegetable Biryani (Med) Basmati rice cooked with garden fresh veggies and aromatic herbs.
$15.90 Add
Biryani Delight (Med) Biryani rice cooked with a choice of chicken, lamb or beef cooked with onions, tomatoes and green peppers with rice.
$18.90 Add

Accompaniments

Kheera Raita Chilled yogurt with shredded cucumber.
$2.90 Add
Mango Chutney Sweet-n-sour mash of raw mangoes.
$2.90 Add
Mixed Pickle Traditionally prepared pickle made with lime, chillies, mango and carrots immersed in mustard oil.
$2.90 Add
Pappadams (4 Pcs)
$2.90 Add
Pudhina Chutney Fresh mint blended and mixed in chilled yogurt.
$2.90 Add
Tomato Onion
$2.90 Add

Breads

Plain Naan Plain flour bread cooked in tandoor.
$5.00 Add
Tandoori Roti Wholemeal bread baked in tandoor.
$3.90 Add
Butter Naan Plain flour bread layered with bread.
$3.50 Add
Garlic Naan Plain flour bread stuffed with fresh garlic, and cooked in tandoor.
$3.50 Add
Cheese Naan Plain flour bread, stuffed with cheese and cooked in tandoor.
$4.40 Add
Pudhina Lachha Paratha Layered wholemeal bread with mint.
$4.20 Add
Cheese and Gralic Naan Plain flour bread stuffed with cheese and garlic, and cooked in tandoor.
$5.00 Add
Keema Naan Naan filled with delicate spiced lamb mince.
$5.00 Add
Peshawri Naan Stuffed naan with dry fruits and shredded coconut.
$6.20 Add
Aloo Kulcha Plain floor bread stuffed with spiced/tangy potatoes and cooked in tandoor.
$4.40 Add
Mixed Bread Basket (1 of Each) Plain Naan, Garlic Naan and Cheese Naan.
$10.50 Add

Desserts

Gulab Jamun (2 Pcs) Succulent dumplings, lightly fried, coated in rose water and sugar syrup, served warm.
$5.50 Add

Drinks

Soft Drink (Can)
$3.90 Add
Soft Drink (600ml)
$5.90 Add

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