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    78 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    Clay Oven - San Mateo

    4.2 (49 ratings) • Indian • $
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    78 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401
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    $ • Indian • Vegetarian Friendly • Family Friendly
    • Picked for you
      • Butter chicken
        Strips of tandoori chicken cooked in a mild creamy sauce.
      • Paneer Makhni (Vegetarian)
        Homemade cheese in creamy tomato sauce. Vegetarian.
      • Aloo Gobi (Vegetarian)
        Fresh cauliflower and potatoes cooked with herbs and spices. Vegetarian.
    • Appetizers
        • Papadum
          Clay oven roasted, crispy spiced lentil wafers. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Vegetable Samosa
          Homemade crisp patties, stuffed with fresh potatoes and peas. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Onion Bhaji
          Delicately spiced deep fried onion fritters. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Palak Pakora
          Spinach coated in garbanzo batter, then deep fried. Served with homemade mint chutney and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Vegetable Pakora
          Mixed vegetable fritters delicately spiced. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Baingan Pakora
          Eggplant dipped in Garbanzo batter. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Cheese Pakora
          Homemade cheese pieces dipped in garbanzo batter. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Calamari Pakora
          Lightly spiced calamari dipped in chickpea batter. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Fish Pakora
          Fresh fish marinated with clay oven spices. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Chicken Pakora
          Breast cubes marinated with clay oven spices then dipped in garbanzo batter. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
        • Clay Oven Meat Platter
          Cooked in clay oven. Served with homemade mint chutney, and hot and sour tamarind chutney.
      • Breads
          • Garlic Nan
            Leavened bread stuffed with fresh garlic. Oven baked.
          • Nan
            Leaved bread baked in tandoor. Oven baked.
          • Goat Cheese Nan
            Nan stuffed with homemade cheese. Oven baked.
          • Onion Kulcha
            Nan stuffed with onion. Oven baked.
          • Kashmiri Nan
            Nan stuffed with raisins, nuts, coconuts, and cherries. Oven baked.
          • Keema Nan
            Leaved bread stuffed with minced lamb. Oven baked.
          • Chapati
            Famous whole wheat bread. Oven baked.
          • Paratha
            Buttered and multi layered whole wheat bread. Oven baked.
          • Aloo Paratha
            Whole wheat bread stuffed with spiced potatoes and peas. Oven baked.
          • Chili Nan
            Nan stuffed with fresh chili. Oven baked.
          • Spinach Nan
            Nan stuffed with fresh spinach. Oven baked.
          • Mushroom Cheese Chili Nan
            Nan stuffed with fresh mushroom, homemade cheese, and fresh chili. Oven baked.
          • Assorted Basket
            Garlic nan, onion kulcha and plain nan. Oven baked.
        • Soups and Salads
          • Vegetarian Dishes
            • Aloo Gobi (Vegetarian)
              Fresh cauliflower and potatoes cooked with herbs and spices. Vegetarian.
            • Baingan Bhartha (Vegetarian)
              Fresh eggplant cooked in clay oven on charcoal fire. Vegetarian.
            • Mushroom Matarr (Vegetarian)
              Fresh mushrooms and green peas cooked with chopped onions, tomatoes, and spices. Vegetarian.
            • Mattar Paneer (Vegetarian)
              Homemade farmer cheese and fresh green peas cooked with herbs. Vegetarian.
            • Vegetable Korma (Vegetarian)
              Fresh cut vegetables cooked with creamy sauce, almonds, nuts, and raisins. Vegetarian.
            • Malai Kofta (Vegetarian)
              Ground vegetables and paneer cooked with creamy sauce. Vegetarian.
            • Paneer Jal Frazie (Vegetarian)
              Fresh cut vegetables and cheese cooked with herbs and spices. Vegetarian.
            • Aloo Saag (Vegetarian)
              Fresh spinach cooked with herbs, spices, and potatoes. Vegetarian.
            • Chana Masala (Vegetarian)
              Spicy garbanzo beans. Vegetarian.
              spicy, vegetarian
            • Dal (Vegetarian)
              Lentils delicately spiced and sautéed with ginger and garlic. Vegetarian.
            • Bhindi Bhaji (Vegetarian)
              Fresh cut okra cooked with chopped onions, tomatoes, and spices. Vegetarian.
            • Aloo Matter (Vegetarian)
              Green peas and potatoes cooked with chopped onions, tomatoes, and spices. Vegetarian.
            • Paneer Makhni (Vegetarian)
              Homemade cheese in creamy tomato sauce. Vegetarian.
            • Vegetable Coconut Curry
              Fresh mixed vegetables in coconut milk. Vegetarian.
            • Hyderabadi Vegetable (Vegetarian)
              Fresh mixed vegetables cooked with spices, apricots, and potato straws. Vegetarian.
            • Palak Dal (Vegetarian)
              Fresh spinach cooked with lentils. Vegetarian.
          • Chicken Dishes
              • Chicken Tikka Masala
                Clay oven roasted chicken in creamy sauce.
              • Chicken Curry
                Chicken cooked in a blend of tomatoes and spices.
              • Chicken Vindaloo
                Chicken cooked in hot spicy sauce with fresh potatoes.
                Spicy
              • Chicken Coconut Curry
                Chicken cooked in coconut sauce and spiced with lentils.
              • Chicken Mushroom
                Tender chicken cooked with spices and mushrooms.
              • Chicken Korma
                Chicken in a moderately mild creamy sauce with nuts.
              • Butter chicken
                Strips of tandoori chicken cooked in a mild creamy sauce.
              • Chicken Saag
                Chicken cooked with deliciously spiced cream spinach.
              • Chicken Jal Frazie
                Tender chicken cooked with a potpourri of shopped assorted vegetables.
              • Punjabi Chicken Curry
                A North Indian preparation of hot chicken curry.
              • Hyderabadi Chicken Curry
                Chicken cooked Hyderabadi style with spices, apricot, and potato straws.
              • Velvet Chicken
                An old favorite, diced chicken cooked with aromatic spices.
              • Kashmiri Chicken
                Clay oven roasted chicken cooked in butter sauce with spinach.
              • Mango Chicken
                Boneless chicken cooked in mango.
              • Chili Chicken
                Boneless roasted chicken cooked with hot spices, green chilies, tomatoes, vinegar, and onions.
            • Lamb Dishes
                • Lamb Coconut
                  Lamb simmered in coconut milk.
                • Rogan Josh
                  Classic lamb curry with garlic, ginger, and onion gravy sauce.
                • Hyderabadi Lamb
                  Cubes of lamb cooked in Hyderabadi masala sauce with apricot and potato straws.
                • Punjabi Lamb Curry
                  A North Indian preparation of hot lamb curry.
                • Lamb Saag
                  Lamb cooked with delicious spiced creamed spinach.
                • Lamb Vindaloo
                  Lamb cooked with fresh potatoes and spicy hot sauce.
                  Spicy
                • Lamb Korma
                  Lamb cooked in mild cream sauce with nuts.
                • Lamb Tikka Masala
                  Clay oven roasted lamb cubes in creamy sauce.
                • Lamb Jal Frazzie
                  Tender lamb pieces pan fried with a potpourri of chopped assorted vegetables.
                • Kashmiri Lamb
                  Clay oven roasted boti with creamy spinach.
              • Seafood Entrees
                  • Punjabi Prawn Curry
                    Prawn cooked with stir fried onions and ginger.
                  • Prawn Vindaloo
                    Prawn cooked with fresh potatoes in a hot spicy sauce.
                    Spicy
                  • Prawn Saag
                    Prawns cooked with deliciously spiced creamed spinach.
                  • Prawn Tikka Masala
                    Clay oven roasted prawns in a mild cream sauce.
                  • Prawn Mushrooms
                    Prawns cooked with spices and mushrooms.
                  • Prawn Jal Frazie
                    Prawns cooked with a potpourri of assorted vegetables.
                  • Prawns Korma
                    Prawns cooked in a moderately spiced cream sauce.
                  • Prawns Goa Curry
                    King prawns cooked with coconut milk and spices.
                  • Fish Vindaloo
                    Fresh fish cooked with stir fried onions, tomatoes, and fresh potatoes.
                  • Fish Tikka Masala
                    Clay oven roasted fresh fish cooked in an exotic blend of spices.
                  • Punjabi Fish Curry
                    A Northern Indian preparation of hot fish curry.
                  • Kashmiri Fish
                    Clay oven roasted fresh fish in creamy spinach.
                  • Clay Oven Mixed Seafood
                    Clay oven roasted fresh fish and prawns with sauce.
                • Indian Clay Oven Roasted Dishes
                    • Tandoori Chicken
                      Chicken marinated in yogurt, ginger, and garlic, and roasted in a clay oven. Cooked in charcoal fire in clay pot.
                    • Chicken Tikka Kabab
                      Boneless cubes of chicken breast marinated and roasted in our clay oven. Cooked in charcoal fire in clay pot.
                    • Boti Kabab
                      Succulent cubed leg of lamb marinated and roasted in the clay oven. Cooked in charcoal fire in clay pot.
                    • Prawn Tandoori
                      Jumbo prawns marinated in yogurt and spices then roasted in the clay oven. Cooked in charcoal fire in clay pot.
                    • Fish Tandoori
                      Fresh fish marinated in special spices and cooked in clay oven. Cooked in charcoal fire in clay pot.
                    • Seekh Kabab
                      Minced leg of lamb mixed with herbs and spices, then cooked in a clay oven. Cooked in charcoal fire in clay pot.
                    • Lamb Chops
                      Free range, natural rack of lamb marinated in clay ovens signature recipe of yogurt Indian spices. Cooked in charcoal fire in clay pot.
                    • Clay Oven Mixed Grill
                      Assorted clay oven specialties. Cooked in charcoal fire in clay pot.
                  • Clay Oven Dinners
                      • Vegetable Thali
                        Serves two. Papadum, vegetable samosa, raita, saag paneer, dal makhani, nan, rice, and kheer.
                      • Clay Oven Thali
                        Serves two. Papadum, vegetable samosa, raita, tandoori chicken, boti kabab, chicken tikka masala, saag paneer, nan, rice, and kheer.
                    • Rice Specialties
                        • Rice Pilaf
                          Saffron flavored basmati rice garnished with green peas.
                        • Vegetable Biryani
                          Saffron flavored basmati rice with vegetables and nuts.
                        • Kashmiri Biryani
                          Fruits and nuts cooked with rice.
                        • Chicken Biryani
                          Saffron flavored basmati rice with spiced chicken and nuts.
                        • Lamb Biryani
                          Saffron flavored basmati rice with spiced lamb and nuts.
                        • Prawns Biryani
                          Saffron flavored basmati rice with prawns and nuts.
                        • Punjabi Fry Rice
                          Basmati rice fried with potatoes, eggs and green peas.
                      • Desserts
                          • Kheer
                            Dessert made from basmati rice cooked with sugar and milk and served cold with almonds and pistachios.
                          • Gulab Jamun
                            Milk dumplings in rose flavored sugar syrup.
                        • Beverages

                          Frequently asked questions

                          What is the address of Clay Oven - San Mateo in San Mateo?

                          Clay Oven - San Mateo is located at: 78 E 3rd Ave , San Mateo

                          Is the menu for Clay Oven - San Mateo available online?

                          Yes, you can access the menu for Clay Oven - San Mateo online on Postmates. Follow the link to see the full menu available for delivery and pickup.

                          What are the most popular items on the Clay Oven - San Mateo menu?

                          The most ordered items from Clay Oven - San Mateo are: Garlic Nan, Chicken Tikka Masala, Butter chicken .

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