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    322 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112
    Sunday
    11:45 AM - 02:45 PMMenu
    04:30 PM - 09:30 PMMenu
    Monday
    Closed
    Tuesday - Friday
    10:30 AM - 02:30 PMMenu
    04:30 PM - 09:30 PMMenu
    Saturday
    11:45 AM - 02:45 PMMenu
    04:30 PM - 09:30 PMMenu

    Punjab Cafe

    4.7 (200+ ratings) • Indian • $$
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    322 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112
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    $$ • Indian • Indian Curry • Group Friendly
    • Picked for you
        • Chicken Tikka Masala
          Boneless white meat chicken tandoori cooked in a rich creamy tomato sauce.
        • Butter Chicken
          Chicken meat tandoori in our special creamy onion and tomato sauce.
        • Dal Makhani
          Black lentils cooked with herbs and spices, then sauteed in butter and garnished with fresh coriander. Served with basmati rice.
        • Tandoori Chicken
          Three leg pieces. Tender chicken marinated in yogurt and spices, baked in the tandoor and sauteed in onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
        • Tardka Dal
          Yellow lentils with herbs and spices, then sauteed in butter and garnished with fresh coriander. Served with basmati rice.
      • Appetizers
          • Veg Spring Roll
            6 pieces of spring roll filled with carrot, green beans, onions, garlic paste, and soy sauce.
            (contains sesame oil )
          • Vegetable Samosa
            Two pieces. Turnovers stuffed with potatoes and green peas.
          • Vegetable Pakoras
            Six pieces. Fresh veggie fritters made with spinach, potatoes, onions, and cauliflower.
          • Aloo Tikki
            Four pieces. Deep fried potato patties.
          • Chicken Samosa
            Spicy turnovers stuffed with chicken, , and spices.
          • Chat Papri
            Wheat wafers with potatoes, cucumbers, tomato, and onion. Garnished with yogurt and tamarind sauce.
          • Bhel Puri
            Rice puffs, crispy noodles, potatoes, green chili, onions, and cilantro tossed with tamarind chutney, mint chutney, and spices.
          • Paneer Tikka
            Homemade cheese marinated in spicy yogurt and baked in the tandoor.
          • Paneer Pakora
            Paneer cubes deep fried with chutney.
          • Chicken Tikka ( served Dry )
            Tender boneless white meat chicken marinated in spicy yogurt and baked in the tandoor.
          • Chicken Tenders
            8 Pieces Of Breaded Chicken Tenders Served With Fresh Chilli And Sweet Tamarind Sauce
          • Bread Pakora
            Bread slice stuffed with medium spicy potato filling and cut into triangle shaped pieces , coated with a gram flour batter and deep fried until crispy .
          • Dry Kachori
            Spicy dry Dumpling / Dry Kachori
          • Eggroll
            Chicken and Veg
        • Breads
            • Plain Paratha
              Pan fried whole wheat bread
            • Onion Paratha
              Pan fried Indian bread stuffed with spiced mashed onion
            • Paneer Paratha
              Pan fried Indian bread stuffed with homemade cheese & spices
            • Plain Basket
              One piece of chapati & two pan fried plain paratha
            • Chapati (Roti)
              Traditional whole wheat bread 2 piece
            • Aloo Paratha
              Pan fried Indian bread stuffed with spiced mashed potatoe
            • Gobi Paratha
              Pan fried Indian bread stuffed with cauliflower minced with special spices
            • Tandoori plain basket
              3 plain naan
            • Garlic Naan
              Garlic and Cilantro Naan cooked in clay oven
            • Plain Naan
              Cooked on the clay oven.
            • Methi paratha
              fenugreek leaves
          • Special Entree
              • Gobhi Mutter
                Cauliflower cooked with fresh green peas.
              • Aloo Gobhi
                Fresh cauliflower cooked with potato, onions, and exotic spices.
              • Shahi Paneer
                Cheese cubes sauteed with fresh ginger, garlic, onions, and tomatoes in a cream sauce garnished with nuts, and raisins.
              • Coconut Paneer
                Cheese cubes sauteed with fresh ginger, garlic, onions, and tomatoes in a coconut cream garnished with nuts, and raisins.
              • Mushroom Bhaji
                Mushrooms cooked with herbs and spices.
              • Chana Saag
                Chick peas cooked with fresh spinach, onions, garlic, and mild cream sauce.
              • Lentil Okra
                Fresh okra cooked with black lentil.
              • Bhindi Masala
                Fresh okra fried with tomatoes, onions, peppers, and exotic spices.
              • Malai Kofta
                Vegetable balls cooked in a creamy sauce with fresh herbs and nuts.
              • Paneer and Mushrooms
                Paneer cooked with chili pepper, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, and exotic spices.
              • Chana Chicken
                Chick peas cooked with boneless white meat chicken in exotic spices.
              • Chicken Tikka Masala
                Boneless white meat chicken tandoori cooked in a rich creamy tomato sauce.
              • Butter Chicken
                Chicken meat tandoori in our special creamy onion and tomato sauce.
              • Goat Curry
                Bone-In Goat cooked in a thick curry sauce.
              • Chicken Do pyaza
                chicken breast cubes cooked W/ chopped onions fresh tomato, green bell pepper, herbs, spices & creamy sauce
              • Gobhi masala
                Cauliflower Florets cooked in ginger , garlic paste and masala sauce
              • Kadhi Jaselmeri
                Fried onion in sour and yogurt.
            • Vegetarian Entrees
                • Lychee Paneer
                  Homemade cheese cubes sautéed with fresh ginger, garlic, lychee onions, and tomatoes gravy in a cream sauce.
                • Navratan Korma
                  Nine vegetables cooked in nine spices, homemade cheese, and nuts in a light cream sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                • Paneer Masala
                  Homemade cheese cubes cooked with onion, fresh tomatoes, herbs, and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                • Channa Masala
                  Chick peas cooked with onions, tomatoes, herbs, and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                • Mixed Vegetables
                  Fresh mixed vegetables with herbs, and coriander. Served with basmati rice.
                • Aloo Mutter
                  Fresh green peas cooked with potatoes, variety of herbs, and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                • Palak Paneer
                  Fresh spinach, homemade cheese, and light cream sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                • Aloo Palak
                  Fresh spinach cooked with potatoes and light cream sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                • Mutter Paneer
                  Homemade cheese cooked with fresh green peas in a light cream sauce with herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                • Kadai Paneer
                  Homemade cheese cubes cooked with bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, and exotic spices. Served with basmati rice.
                • Dal Makhani
                  Black lentils cooked with herbs and spices, then sauteed in butter and garnished with fresh coriander. Served with basmati rice.
                • Tardka Dal
                  Yellow lentils with herbs and spices, then sauteed in butter and garnished with fresh coriander. Served with basmati rice.
                • Coconut Korma
                  Nine vegetables cooked in nine spices, homemade cheese & in coconut milk, served with basmati rice.
                • Palak Mushroom
                  Mushrooms cooked in fresh palak and light cream
                • Mushroom Korma
                  Sliced mushrooms served with garlic & ginger paste, spices, and creamy sauce
                • Paneer Do Pyaza
                  Homemade cheese cubes cooked with chopped onions, fresh tomatoes, green bell pepper, herbs, spices and creamy sauce.
                • Baingan Bharta ( Eggplant )
                  Baingan bharta is an Indian dish prepared by mincing grilled eggplant and mixing it with tomato, onion, herbs and spices. Grilling the eggplant over charcoal or direct fire infuses the dish with a smoky flavour.
              • Chicken Entrees
                  • Chicken Curry
                    Boneless chicken cooked in a thick curry sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                  • Chicken Mushroom
                    Boneless chicken cooked with mushrooms and exotic spices. Served with basmati rice.
                  • Chicken Vindaloo
                    Boneless chicken cooked with potatoes in a hot tangy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                  • Kadai Chicken
                    Boneless chicken cooked with fresh tomatoes, green peas, peppers, onions, and exotic spices. Served with basmati rice.
                  • Chicken Saag
                    Boneless chicken cooked with fresh spinach and light cream sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                  • Chicken Korma
                    Boneless chicken cooked with nuts, raisins, exotic herbs and spices in a rich creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                  • Chicken Coconut
                    Boneless chicken cooked with nuts, raisins, exotic herbs, and spices in a rich coconut creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                  • Lentil Chicken
                    Black lentils cooked with herbs and spices, then sauteed in butter and garnished with fresh coriander. Served with basmati rice.
                  • Chicken Rogan JOsh
                    Tender morsels of Boneless chicken cooked in onion sauce w/yoghurt, nuts, cream, spices & coriander
                • Lamb Entrees
                    • Rogan Josh
                      Tender morsels of lamb cooked in an onion sauce with yogurt, nuts, cream, spices, and coriander. Served with basmati rice.
                    • Lamb Curry
                      Lamb cooked in a thick curry sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                    • Lamb Saag
                      Lamb cooked with fresh spinach and light cream. Served with basmati rice.
                    • Lamb Korma
                      Lamb cooked with nuts in a rich creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                    • Lamb Coconut
                      Lamb cooked with nuts in a rich creamy coconut sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                    • Lamb Vindaloo
                      Lamb cooked with potatoes in a hot tangy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                    • Kadai Lamb
                      Boneless lamb pieces cooked with sliced peppers and onions, tomatoes, spices, served with basmati rice.
                  • Tandoori Special
                      • Tandoori Chicken
                        Three leg pieces. Tender chicken marinated in yogurt and spices, baked in the tandoor and sauteed in onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
                      • Tandoori Chicken Tikka
                        Eight tender pieces of chicken marinated in yogurt and spices, baked in the tandoor and sauteed in onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
                      • Tandoori Paneer Tikka
                        Eight tender pieces of paneer marinated in yogurt and spices, baked in the tandoor and sauteed in onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
                    • Rice Dishes
                        • Vegetables Biryani
                          Basmati rice cooked with vegetables, herbs, and nuts. Served with raita.
                        • Chicken Biryani
                          Basmati rice cooked with chunks of chicken, onions, pepper, herbs, and spices. Served with raita.
                        • Lamb Biryani
                          Basmati rice cooked with chunks of lamb, onions, pepper, herbs, and spices. Served with raita.
                        • Goat Biryani Bone-In (Mutton)
                          Basmati rice cooked with chunks of Bone-In goat, fried onions, herbs, and spices.
                      • Seafood Entrees
                          • Fish Masala
                            Mahi mahi fish cooked in a rich creamy tomato sauce with mild herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Fish Curry
                            Sliced mahi mahi fish cooked in a thick curry sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Fish Vindaloo
                            Mahi mahi fish cooked with potatoes and tomatoes in a hot tangy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Shrimp Curry
                            Shrimp cooked in thick curry sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Shrimp Korma
                            Shrimp cooked with nuts, raisins, exotic herbs, and spices in a rich creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Shrimp Coconut
                            Shrimp cooked with nuts, raisins, exotic herbs, and spices in a rich coconut creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Shrimp Saag
                            Shrimp cooked with fresh spinach, freshly ground spices, and light cream. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Shrimp Vindaloo
                            Shrimp cooked with potatoes in a hot tangy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Shrimp Jalfrezi
                            Shrimp cooked with fresh tomatoes, green peas, peppers, onions, and exotic spices. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Beverages
                            • Mango Lassi
                            • Soda
                            • mazza (mango)
                              mango drink
                            • mazza (lyche)
                              lyche drink
                            • Thumps Up
                          • Desserts
                              • Kheer ( rice pudding )
                                Rice pudding.
                              • Gulab Jamun
                              • Rasmalai
                                Rasmalai is basically a creamy and milky syrup that consist of Chenna (cottage cheese) balls. The syrup is purely made from milk, sugar, cream and saffron mixture. The super soft cottage cheese in the recipe is the essence of the recipe and makes it a great dessert for special occasion and is always served chilled.
                              • Gajar Halwa
                            • Sides
                                • Mango Chutney
                                • Mixed Pickles
                                • Raita
                                • Papadum
                                • Rice
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                              Frequently asked questions

                              What is the address of Punjab Cafe in San Jose?

                              Punjab Cafe is located at: 322 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA , San Jose

                              Is the menu for Punjab Cafe available online?

                              Yes, you can access the menu for Punjab Cafe online on Postmates. Follow the link to see the full menu available for delivery and pickup.

                              What are the most popular items on the Punjab Cafe menu?

                              The most ordered items from Punjab Cafe are: Chicken Tikka Masala, Butter Chicken, Garlic Naan.

                              Does Punjab Cafe offer delivery in San Jose?

                              Yes, Punjab Cafe offers delivery in San Jose via Postmates. Enter your delivery address to see if you are within the Punjab Cafe delivery radius, then place your order.

                              Can I get free delivery from Punjab Cafe?

                              Delivery fees for Punjab Cafe vary. Just enter your delivery address to see the delivery fee for your location. You could always get free delivery from Punjab Cafe with Postmates Unlimited.

                              Can I pick up my order from Punjab Cafe?

                              Postmates offers pickup from many restaurants in your city. To see if you can pick up your order from Punjab Cafe, add items to your cart and look for the ‘pickup’ option at checkout.

                              Can I schedule a delivery order from Punjab Cafe?

                              Some restaurants on Postmates allow you to schedule a delivery to show up at your location when you want it. At checkout, look for the option to select a delivery time. If it’s there, that means you can schedule your delivery from Punjab Cafe.