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Essence of India

25-40 min
4601 N Lincoln Ave (NaN mi)
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Open Hours

Order Delivery until 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM-10:00 PM
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
5:00 PM-10:00 PM
Thursday
Closed
Friday
12:00 PM-10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM-10:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM-10:00 PM

Special Hours

Christmas Day
Closed

Appetizers

Vegetable Samosas

Two deep fried crispy stuffed pastries with potatoes and green peas.
$6.95
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Vegetable Pakoras

Gluten free. Vegetables of the day dipped in a lentil batter and deep fried until crisp and golden.
$5.95
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Vegetable Cutlets

Gluten free. Two deep fried patties made with seasoned vegetables.
$5.95
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Paneer Pakoras

Gluten free. Homemade batter fried cottage cheese fritters.
$6.75
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Papadum

Gluten free. Crispy, delicate thin wafers (4) of seasoned lentil flour.
$2.95
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Masala Papadum

Gluten free. Papadum topped with onion, cilantro, tomato, spices and masala.
$4.50
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Vegetable Sampler

Platter includes a vegetable samosa, a vegetable cutlet and vegetable pakoras.
$8.95
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Jhinga Karahi

Deep fried shrimp marinated in vinegar and lemon juice along with garlic, ginger, sesame seed, black pepper and corn flour.
$7.95
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Sampler from The Tandoori Oven

Gluten free. Non vegetarian sampler. Platter includes chicken malai kabob, murg tikka, shrimp and seekh kabob.
$13.95
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Keema Samosas

Two deep fried crispy stuffed pastries with fresh minced lamb.
$7.95
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Coconut Fried Shrimp

Fried shrimp with mango mint chutny.
$8.00
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Tandoori

Seekh Kabob

Gluten free. Tender rolls of minced lamb mixed with herbs and spices cooked in tandoor oven.
$13.95
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Indian Chicken Tandoori

Gluten free. Skinless chicken marinated in spices and yogurt then barbecued in the clay oven.
$11.95
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Chicken Malai Kabob

Gluten free. Skewered boneless chicken marinated in vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, ginger, egg white, corn flour and cream cheese with a sprinkle of lemon juice, green chili and cilantro.
$15.95
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Murg Tikka

Gluten free. Skewered boneless chicken marinated in yogurt with herbs and spices then barbecued in the clay oven.
$14.95
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Lamb Chops

Gluten free. Lamb chops marinated in yogurt and spices then barbecued in the tandoor oven.
$18.95
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Tandoori Shrimp

Gluten free. Jumbo shrimp marinated in caraway seeds and a flavored yogurt blended with Indian spices.
$20.95
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Tandoori Chicken Salad

Gluten free. Lettuce, cucumbers, carrot, onion and tandoori chicken (your choice of dark or white meat) with an Indian dressing that included mango chutney, vinegar and a touch of Indian spice.
$8.95
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Vegetable

Malai Ka Kofta

Fresh cottage cheese and potato, dried fruit and Indian spices in a tomato and cream sauce.
$12.95
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Shahi Paneer

Gluten free. Cubes of fresh cottage cheese in a rich cashew, tomato and cream gravy.
$12.95
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Saag Chaman

Gluten free. Spinach and homemade cottage cheese simmered in spices.
$12.95
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Mutter Paneer

Gluten free. Combination of peas and cheese cooked with a rich creamy sauce.
$12.95
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Paneer Khurchan

Gluten free. Homemade cottage cheese with yellow, red and green peppers, onions, tomato and Indian spices.
$12.95
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Baigan Bharta

Vegan. Smoked, pureed eggplant cooked with tomato and onion.
$11.75
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Bhindi Ka Masala

Vegan. Mild curry sauce cooked with fresh okra, tomatoes, and onion.
$11.75
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Gobi Gulistan

Vegan. Cauliflower and potatoes cooked with herbs and ginger.
$11.75
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Vegetarian Korma

Potatoes, carrots, green peas, green beans and cottage cheese in a curry sauce. Nuts included.
$11.75
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Aloo Do Pyaza

Vegan. Potatoes, onion and tomato mixed with Indian spices.
$11.75
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Chana Masala

Vegan. Chick peas cooked in a curry sauce with onions, tomatoes and Indian spices.
$11.75
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Mushroom Mutter

Sliced mushrooms and peas sauteed in a creamy curry sauce.
$11.95
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Dal Makhani

Black lentils cooked in a curry sauce.
$10.95
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Dal Turka

Vegan. Spicy. Yellow lentils sauteed with onion, garlic, ginger, tomato, Indian spices and whole red chiles.
$9.95
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Spinach with Chicken Peas

Gluten free. Vegan. Homemade spinach simmered in Indian spices tomatoes and chick peas.
$11.95
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Green Beans & Potatoes

Vegan. Gluten free. Mild curry with curry leaf, coconut, mustard seeds, onions and tomatoes.
$11.95
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Saag Aloo

Spinach and potatoes simmered in spices.
$11.95
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Aloo Mutter

Combination of peas and potatoes cooked with tomatoes onion, cumin and a touch of ginger.
$11.95
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Chicken

Butter Chicken

Gluten free. Chicken makhani. Tandoori chicken simmered in tomato sauce, butter and spices.
$13.95
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Murg Lajwab

Gluten free. Boneless chicken marinated with herbs and spices in a curry sauce.
$12.95
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Chicken Shahi Korma

Gluten free. Chicken, nuts and spices prepared in a mild creamy curry.
$13.95
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Chicken Karahi

Gluten free. Masala chicken tossed with bell peppers, tomatoes, onions and fresh garlic.
$13.95
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Murg Tikka Masal

Gluten free. Skewered boneless marinated chicken cooked with Indian spices and herbs in a cream sauce.
$14.95
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Achari Murgh

Gluten free. Tender pieces of chicken cooked with ground spices such as cumin, rye, fennel and fenugreek.
$13.95
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Chicken Saag

Gluten free. Boneless chicken and spinach cooked in a gravy sauce.
$13.95
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Bhuna Chicken

Gluten free. Spicy. Chicken in a masala sauce with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and green chiles.
$13.95
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Chicken Vindaloo

Gluten free. Spicy. Marinated chicken and potatoes with fresh herbs, vinegar and spices.
$13.95
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Madras Curry Chicken

Gluten free. Chicken curry south Indian style. Marinated in yogurt, tomato, garlic, coriander, cumin and curry leaves.
$13.95
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Lamb

Gosht Korma

Gluten free. Cubes of lamb cooked in a sweet saffron sauce combined with finely ground raisins and almonds.
$14.95
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Lamb Pasanda

Gluten free. Lamb marinated in yogurt then cooked in cream sauce.
$14.95
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Rogan Josh

Gluten free. Lamb marinated in a spiced yogurt with an onion and tomato gravy.
$14.95
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Lamb Palak

Gluten free. Lamb and fresh spinach leaves cooked in a combination of ginger, coriander, garlic and garam masala.
$14.95
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Achari Gosht

Gluten free. Tender pieces of lamb cooked with ground spices such as cumin, rye, fennel and fenugreek.
$14.95
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Lamb Vindaloo

Gluten free. Spicy. Marinated lamb and potatoes with fresh herbs, vinegar and spices.
$14.95
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Goan Lamb

Gluten free. Spicy. Lamb curry cooked in coconut sauce.
$14.95
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Fish

Goan Fish Curry

Gluten free. Spicy. Catfish cooked in a spicy coconut curry sauce.
$14.95
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Jhinga Masal

Gluten free. Shrimp cooked with onions, ginger and Indian spices.
$14.95
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Shrimp Vindaloo

Gluten free. Spicy. Marinated shrimp and potatoes with fresh herbs, vinegar and spices.
$14.95
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Yogurt Fish

Gluten free. Catfish cooked in olive oil spiced with cumin, onion, tomato, yogurt and green cardamom.
$14.95
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North Indian Fish Curry

Gluten free. Boneless catfish, cumin and other Indian spices in a curry sauce.
$14.95
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Shrimp with Spinach

Gluten free. Spinach simmered with onions, cumin, tomatoes and shrimp.
$13.95
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Shrimp in Coconut Masala

Gluten free. Shrimp cooked with a touch of Indian spice, onions, tomatoes, coconut milk, green chilles, red wine vinegar and green onions.
$13.95
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Biriyani & Rice

Non-Vegetarian Biriyani

Traditional Indian rice dish made with vegetables, herbs and your choice of chicken, lamb or shrimp.
$12.95
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Vegetable Biriyani

Traditional Indian rice dish made with vegetables and herbs.
$11.95
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Peas Pulao

Fried rice cooked with peas.
$8.95
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Kashmiri Pulao

Saffron flavored basmati rice with dried fruits and nuts.
$8.95
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Safrron Rice

Basmati rice cooked with saffron threads, cardamon and cloves.
$7.95
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Long Grain Steamed Basmati Rice

$3.95
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Bread

Naan

Leavened bread made in the tandoor.
$2.95
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Butter Naan

Naan with butter.
$2.95
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Garlic Naan

Naan topped with garlic.
$3.95
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Keema Naan

Naan stuffed with ground lamb.
$4.95
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Peshwari Naan

Naan topped with cherries, pistachios and coconut.
$3.95
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Onion Kulcha

Flour bread stuffed with onions.
$3.95
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Paneer Kulcha

Flour bread stuffed with homemade cottage cheese.
$4.95
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Paratha Tandoori

Whole-wheat dough twisted and lightly brushed with butter and cooked in the tandoor.
$3.75
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Pudina Paratha

Paratha layered with fresh mint.
$3.95
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Aloo Paratha

Paratha stuffed with potatoes.
$3.95
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Tandoori Roti

Flat bread cooked in the clay oven.
$1.95
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Poori

Two puffy deep fried breads.
$4.50
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Bread Assortment

One peshwari naan, one garlic naan, one onion kulcha and one pudina paratha.
$10.95
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Side Items

Raita

Plain yogurt mixed with cucumber, herbs and spices.
$3.50
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Mango Chutney

Sweet pickles made from mangoes.
$3.95
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Mixed Salad

Individual lettuce salad with tomato, onion, carrot and cucumber, garnished with lemon wedges, green chili and cilantro.
$3.95
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Beverages

Lassi

Homemade yogurt shake. Choice of sweet or salted.
$3.50
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Mango Lassi

Homemade mango yogurt shake.
$4.50
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Soft Drinks

$2.95
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Masala Tea

Chai. Indian style tea boiled with water, milk and herbs.
$2.95
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Coffee

$2.95
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Desserts

Gulab Jamun

Golden fried dumpling of milk pastry soaked in sweey syrup.
$4.95
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Rasmalai

Flat cottage cheese dumpling poached in milk and garnished with pistachios.
$4.95
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Kheer

Indian version of rice pudding made with basmati rice, sugar and nuts.
$4.50
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Gajar ka Halwa

Cooked grated carrots combined with sugar, milk, butter and cashews and raisans.
$4.95
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Ice Cream

Indian style ice cream, choice of pistachio or mango.
$5.25
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