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Tarka Indian Kitchen

4.2 (1724)$$Indian restaurant

721 W 19th St #7, Houston, TX 77008

Tarka Indian Kitchen

721 W 19th St #7, Houston, TX 77008
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Menu
Specials
Iced Chai
$4.75
Home-brewed Black Tea infused with Cardamom, Cinnamon & fresh Ginger. Sweetened with Agave & poured over Ice with Oat Milk. Dairy Free!
Chicken Tikka Masala Pizza
$13.00
Freshly baked Naan topped with Tikka sauce, sautéed chicken breast, red onions and mozzarella cheese, garnished with cilantro.
Vegetable Tikka Masala Pizza
$12.50
Freshly baked Naan topped with Tikka sauce, grilled vegetables and mozzarella cheese, garnished with cilantro.
Beyond Keema Pizza
$13.50
Freshly baked Naan topped with a savory tomato & onion sauce, ground Beyond Meat, and mozzarella cheese, garnished with cilantro.
Starters
Chicken Pakoras (GF)
$6.50
Tender chicken strips dipped in a seasoned chick pea flour batter. Served with mint-tamarind-yogurt chutney.
Vegetable Pakoras (V) (GF)
$5.25
Potatoes & onions dipped and fried in a gram flour and roasted cumin batter. Served with mint-tamarind-yogurt chutney. Vegan chutney available.
Vegetable Samosas (V)
$6.00
Flaky pastry puffs (2 per order) stuffed with seasoned potatoes and green peas. Served with mint-tamarind-yogurt chutney. Vegan chutney available upon request.
Paneer Pakoras (GF)
$6.50
Savory strips of Indian farmer's cheese dipped & fried in seasoned gram flour & roasted cumin batter. Served with choice of chutney or Tikka sauce.
Samosa Chaat
$6.00
Classic Indian street fare! Samosas topped with onions, garbanzo beans, chutneys & roti crisps. An adventure for the taste buds!
Tikka Masala Fries (GF)
$4.20
Perfectly fried & tossed with our special masala seasoning mix. served with tikka sauce or make it vegan with ketchup or agave-tamarind sauce.
Soup/Salad
Chicken Kabob Salad (GF)
$12.50
Freshly grilled chicken kabobs atop mixed greens, tomatoes, cabbage, cucumbers, and carrots, served with agave-tamarind dressing. Ask for No Roti Crisps to make Gluten Free.
Madras Soup (V) (GF)
$3.30
Tomato-Coconut Soup cooked with Indian spices & finished with an aromatic tarka of onions, cumin & garlic.
Mulligatawny Soup (GF)
$3.60
Flavorful vegetables, lentils & minced chicken, infused with lemon juice, curry powder & coconut milk.
Green Salad (V) (GF)
$3.58
Mixed greens, tomatoes, onions, garbanzos & cucumbers with a choice of dressing. Ask for No Roti Crisps to make gluten free.
Lamb Kabob Salad (GF)
$14.00
Freshly grilled Lamb kabobs atop mixed greens, tomatoes, cabbage, cucumbers, and carrots, served with agave-tamarind dressing. Ask for No Roti Crisps to make Gluten Free.
Fresh Bread
Naan
$3.00
Leavened Indian flatbread
Roti (V)
$3.00
Unleavened whole wheat bread
Garlic Naan
$3.50
Leavened flatbread brushed with garlic & basil
Pav (V)
$3.00
Freshly toasted vegan sweet yeast rolls
Curries
Coconut Curry (V) (GF)
$11.75
Smooth onion sauce infused with fresh ginger and garlic, finished with coconut milk & potatoes. Served with basmati rice.
Daal Curry (V) (GF)
$11.75
Yellow & red lentils cooked with Indian spices & finished with a tarka of onions, tomatoes, cumin & coriander
Korma (N) (GF)
$11.75
Rich cashew almond pistachio cream sauce. Served with basmati rice.
Saag (GF)
$11.75
Pureed spinach sauteed with garlic and onions, delicately spiced and enriched with cream. Served with basmati rice.
Tikka Masala (GF)
$11.75
Mouthwatering creamy tomato curry infused with fresh herbs and ground spices. Served with basmati rice.
Vindaloo (GF)
$11.75
Tangy onion and tomato sauce sauteed with bell peppers & potatoes, finished with tamarind chutney. Served with basmati rice.
Mirchy Mirch Curry (GF)
$11.75
A fiery curry made with sauteed garlic, ginger & whole spices, simmered with chilies, mint & coriander. Not available Mild.
Kabobs
Chicken Kabob (GF)
$13.75
Tender chicken breast delicately seasoned in our chef’s special marinade. Served with mint-tamarind-yogurt chutney.
Lamb Kabob (GF)
$15.50
Juicy boneless lamb marinated in yogurt with fresh garlic and ginger, roasted cumin, herbs & spices.
Combo Kabob (GF)
$15.50
Can't decide? Get the best of both worlds with chicken and lamb kabobs. Served with a choice of chutney.
Biryanis
Chicken Biryani (GF)
$13.75
Basmati Rice stir fried with chicken, garlic, ginger, onion, and whole spices. Served with yogurt blended with roasted cumin, seasoning and finely minced vegetables.
Paneer Biryani (GF)
$12.50
Basmati Rice stir fried with paneer, garlic, ginger, onion, and whole spices. Served with yogurt blended with roasted cumin, seasoning and finely minced vegetables.
Shrimp Biryani (GF)
$14.00
Basmati Rice stir fried with shrimp, garlic, ginger, onion, and whole spices. Served with yogurt blended with roasted cumin, seasoning and finely minced vegetables.
Vegetables Biryani (GF)
$11.75
Basmati Rice stir fried with vegetables, garlic, ginger, onion, and whole spices. Served with yogurt blended with roasted cumin, seasoning and finely minced vegetables.
Lamb Biryani (GF)
$15.50
Basmati Rice stir fried with lamb, garlic, ginger, onion, and whole spices. Served with yogurt blended with roasted cumin, seasoning and finely minced vegetables.
Beyond Keema Biryani (GF) (V)
$15.25
Basmati Rice cooked with plant-based ground meat, green peas, garlic, ginger, onion, and whole spices.
Vegetarian
Malai Kofta
$12.50
Savory vegetable dumplings cooked in a rich tomato-onion curry sauce. Served with basmati rice.
Tarka Daal (V) (GF)
$11.25
Yellow & red lentils cooked with Indian spices and finished with a tarka of onions, tomatoes, cumin and crushed coriander. Served with basmati rice.
Channa Masala (V) (GF)
$11.25
Zesty garbanzo bean curry with sautéed onions, tomatoes, garlic & ginger, garnished with cilantro. Served with basmati rice.
Aloo Gobi (V) (GF)
$12.00
Braised cauliflower & potatoes cooked with a fragrant blend of spices. A traditional north Indian favorite! Served with basmati rice.
Kofta Korma
$12.50
Savory vegetable dumplings cooked in a rich cashew-almond-pistachio cream sauce. Served with basmati rice.
Beyond Keema Curry (V)
$15.25
Plant-based ground meat with green peas & red potatoes, seasoned with coriander, dried chilis & Indian spices, served with freshly toasted vegan sweet yeast rolls.
Mattar Paneer (GF)
$12.50
Paneer cheese and green peas simmered in an onion curry with a touch tomato sauce and cream. Served with basmati rice.
Saag Channa (GF)
$12.00
A flavorful combination of our garbanzo bean curry & pureed spinach sautéed with garlic & onions. Served with basmati rice.
Daal Makhani (GF)
$12.00
Black lentils & kidney beans slow cooked with butter & cream, garlic, ginger & tomatoes. Not available mild.
Aloo Saag (GF)
$12.00
Roasted potatoes simmered with pureed spinach sauteed with garlic, ginger, tomatoes, onions & a touch of cream. Served with basmati rice.
Kid's Menu
Kids Biryani Rice Bowl (GF)
$7.00
Basmati rice stir-fried Indian style with chicken, veggies or paneer. Served with choice of drink.
Kids Curry Bowl (GF)
$7.00
Chicken, veggies or paneer in mild Tikka Masala curry over basmati rice. Served with a choice of drink.
Kids Kabob Bowl (GF)
$7.00
Chicken or Lamb Kabob served over basmati rice or masala fries, with mint-tamarind chutney. Served with choice of drink.
Kids Pakoras (GF)
$7.00
Fried strips of chicken or paneer served with rice or masala fries, & choice of drink.
Lassis
Mango Lassi
$4.75
A refreshing Indian concoction of yogurt freshly whipped with ripe pureed mango.
Strawberry Lassi
$4.75
A refreshing Indian concoction of yogurt freshly whipped with ripe pureed strawberries
Sweet Lassi
$4.50
A refreshing Indian concoction of yogurt freshly whipped with sugar
Special Beverages
Strawberry Rose Lemonade
$2.95
Mango Lemonade
$2.95
Chai
$2.95
Iced Tea
$2.95
Natural Sugar Soft Drinks
$2.95
Sparkling Water
$2.95
Sparkling Mineral Water
Kids Strawberry Rose Lemonade
$1.75
Kids Mango Lemonade
$1.75
Apple Juice
$1.75
Iced Chai
$4.75
Home-brewed Black Tea infused with Cardamom, Cinnamon & fresh Ginger. Sweetened with Agave & poured over Ice with Oat Milk. Dairy Free!
Desserts
Ras Malai (N)
$3.75
Delicate cheese patties served in sweetened cream infused with cardamom.
Mango Cheesecake (GF)
$5.25
Light & moist cheesecake, bursting with flavor from the king of fruits
Gulab Jaman
$3.75
A traditional deep fried milk pastry served warm in a rosewater-honey syrup.
Sides
Side Rice
$3.00
Side Desi Ranch
$0.50
Side Mint Chutney
$0.50
Side Vegan Mint Chutney
$0.50
Side Raita
$0.50
Small Side Tikka Sauce
$0.85
Large Side Tikka Sauce
$3.90
Side Saag
$4.35
Pureed spinach sauteed with garlic and onions, delicately spiced and enriched with cream.
Side Korma Sauce
$4.35
Small Hot Sauce
$0.00
Large Hot Sauce
$1.75
Side Achar
$1.25
Onion Plate
$1.50
Side Veggies
$3.60
Lightly seasoned and sautéed zucchini, cauliflower, carrots & green beans.
Side Kabob Veggies
$3.60
Lightly seasoned zucchini, bell peppers and red onions, grilled on a flat-top.

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