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    Taste of the Himalayas (Hillcrest)

    4.7 (103 ratings) • Indian • $$
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    1260 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
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    $$ • Indian • Middle Eastern • Nepalese • Only available here • Group Friendly
    • Picked for you
      • Chicken Tikka Masala
      • Vegetable Pakora (Vegan)
      • Nawaratan Korma (Vegetarian)
        Vegetable coconut curry. Mixed vegetables cooked with coconut and Himalayan sauces and spices. Served with basmati rice.
      • Lukshya ko Momo (8 pcs) Dumpling
        Steamed dumplings filled with minced lamb, onion, cilantro, and spices. Served with Himalayan sauce. **Please note that dumplings take at least 20-25 minutes to prepare**
      • Vegetable Momo (8 pcs) Dumplings
        Steamed dumplings filled with minced cabbage, spinach, mushrooms, cashews, nuts, paneer, onion, cilantro, green onion, and spices. Served with Himalayan sauce. **Please note that dumplings take at least 20-25 minutes to prepare**
    • Appetizers
        • Vegetable Pakora (Vegan)
          Onions, spinach, cabbage, cooked with Himalayan spices, and herbs. Served with mint chutney.
        • Papad (2 pcs) (Vegan & gluten Free)
          Baked crispy thin lentil wafers. Served with mint chutney.
        • Vegetable Samosa (vegan)
          Deep fried patties stuffed with spices, potatoes, and green peas. Served with tamarind sauce.
        • Chicken Choila
          Chicken breast marinated with Himalyan sauce, bell peppers, onion, green onion, and cooked in a clay oven with Himalayan spices.
        • Lamb Choila
          Lamb marinated with Himalayan sauce, bell pepper, onion, and green onion, and cooked in a clay oven with Himalayan spices.
        • Shrimp Pakora
          Shrimp cooked with Himalayan spices and herbs. Served with mint chutney.
      • Soup and Salad
          • Chicken Salad
            Chicken with organic mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, and carrots with Himalayan dressing.
          • Himalayan Salad
            Organic mixed greens, cucumber, blueberry, cheese, tomatoes, and carrots with honey based (balsamic vinegar, ginger, and mint) Himalayan dressing.
          • Salmon Salad
            Salmon with organic mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, carrots, and Himalayan dressing.
          • Daal Soup (vegan )
            Mixed lentils cooked with Himalayan spices and herbs.
          • Himalayan Vegetable Soup
            Cauliflower, zucchini, onion, cooked with Himalayan spices, and herbs.
          • Taste of the Himalayas Chicken Soup
            Boneless chicken cooked with Himalayan spices and herbs.
          • Sadae Ko Aloo Ra Kakara
            Cucumber, potatoes, green peas, and marinated Himalayan style.
        • Momo (Dumplings)
            • Vegetable Momo (8 pcs) Dumplings
              Steamed dumplings filled with minced cabbage, spinach, mushrooms, cashews, nuts, paneer, onion, cilantro, green onion, and spices. Served with Himalayan sauce. **Please note that dumplings take at least 20-25 minutes to prepare**
            • Lukshya ko Momo (8 pcs) Dumpling
              Steamed dumplings filled with minced lamb, onion, cilantro, and spices. Served with Himalayan sauce. **Please note that dumplings take at least 20-25 minutes to prepare**
          • Vegetarian Tarkari
            • Chana Masala (Vegan)
            • Nawaratan Korma (Vegetarian)
            • Palak Paneer
              Minced spinach with homemade cheese cubes in a light creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
            • Aloo Cauli Ko Tarkari (Vegan)
              Potatoes and cauliflower with onion and tomato sauce with Himalayan spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Aloo Bhanta (Vegan)
              Eggplant and potatoes cooked in Himalayan style curry sauce. Served with basmati rice.
            • Ram Torya
              Bhindi tarkari. Fresh okra and strips of onion sautéed with special herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Mismas Tarkari
              Seasonal mixed vegetables cooked in onion and tomato sauce with Himalayan spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Aloo Matar (Vegan)
              Green snow peas and potato cooked with onion and tomato based sauce. Served with basmati rice.
            • Saag Aloo
              Potato and paste spinach cooked with onion, tomato, and Himalaya spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Kerau Paneer
              Green peas cooked in gravy of onion and tomatoes, along with herbs, and spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Paneer Tikka Masala (Vegetarian)
              Homemade cheese cooked with special tikka masala. Served with basmati rice.
            • Malai Kofta
              Mashed homemade cheese potatoes, nuts, and spices combined together to make balls of kofta and then cooked with specially prepared sauces of nuts, cream, tomato, and onion with herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Paneer Chilly
              Pan-fried marinated cheese strips with bell peppers and onion in Himalayan sauce. Served with basmati rice.
            • Achari Paneer
              Paneer cooked in pickling spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Mushroom Tikka Masala
              Fresh mushrooms cooked in a creamy sauce with herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Vegetable Tikka Masala
              Mixed Vegetables served in our popular Tikka Masala Sauce.
          • Chicken Dishes
            • Kukhara ko Masu
            • Chicken Tikka Masala
            • Chicken Korma
            • Chicken Kadai
            • Chicken Saag
              Chicken cooked with fresh spinach or paste spinach along with different herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Chicken Chilly
              Pan-fried marinated chicken strips with bell pepper and onion cooked in Himalayan sauce. Served with basmati rice.
            • Chicken Vindaloo
              Premium chicken cooked in gravy made of tomatoes and onions with potato, vinegar, and chili sauce. Served with basmati rice.
            • Achari Chicken
              Boneless chicken cooked with sauteed onions and bell peppers with pickle flavor authentic Napalese. Served with basmati rice.
            • Chicken Makhani
              Premium chicken cooked in the tandoor and then baked in a butter sauce. Served with basmati rice.
          • Lamb Dishes
              • Lamb Tarkari
                Boneless lamb pieces are cooked in Himalayan special sauce with different herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
              • Lamb Vindaloo
                Premium lamb cooked in gravy of tomatoes and onions with potato, vinegar, and chili sauce. Served with basmati rice.
              • Bhera Ra Saag
                Boneless lamb pieces cooked with fresh spinach or paste spinach along with different herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
              • Lukshya Ko Masu
                Boneless lamb pieces cooked in clay oven prepared with special Himalayan sauces, and spices. Served with basmati rice.
              • Bhera Korma
                Boneless premium lamb cooked with coconut milk, creamy sauce, and Himalayan herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
              • Bhera Tikka Masala
                Boneless lamb cubes cooked in a creamy sauce with Himalayan herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
            • Seafood
                • Macha ko Tarkari
                  Salmon fish filet cooked in Himalayan special sauce with different herbs and spices. Cooked in garlic, ginger, and onion. Served with basmati rice.
                • Fish Tikka Masala
                  Filet salmon cooked with gravy of tikka masala. Served with basmati rice.
                • Ghinge Machha
                  Shrimp cooked in onion and tomato gravy with Himalayan sauces and herbs. Served with basmati rice.
                • Ghinge Machha Ra Saag
                  Shrimp cooked in onion and tomato gravy with your choice of spinach paste or fresh spinach. Served with basmati rice.
                • Shrimp Tikka Masala
                  Shrimp and mushrooms cooked with the specialty prepared sauce of tikka. Served with basmati rice.
                • Fish Vindaloo
                  Salmon cooked in a gravy of tomatoes and onions with potato, vinegar, and chili sauce. Served with basmati rice.
              • Biryani
                  • Himalayan Biryani
                    Vegetables, paneer, and tandoor-baked lamb, chicken, and shrimp, cooked with Himalayan spices and then mixed with basmati rice, and served with raita.
                  • Vegetable Biryani
                    Mixed vegetables and homemade cheese cooked in Himalayan spices with basmati rice. Served with raita.
                  • Chicken Biryani
                    Premium chicken cooked with basmati rice with mix of special herbs and spices. Served with raita.
                  • Lamb Biryani
                    Premium lamb cooked with basmati rice with mix of special herbs and spices. Served with raita.
                  • Shrimp Biryani
                    Shrimp cooked with basmati rice, with mix of special herbs and spices. Served with raita.
                • Tandoor Dishes
                    • Chicken Tikka Tandoori
                      Boneless chicken breast first marinated with special herbs and spices along with yogurt then baked to perfection in the tandoor oven and served sizzling with onion, bell peppers, cabbage, and carrots.
                    • Lamb Bati Kabab Tandoori
                      Lamb cubes marinated and cooked with special Himalayan spices served sizzling with salted onion, bell peppers, cabbage, and carrots.
                    • Salmon Tandoori
                      Salmon marinated in yogurt and spices, broiled in the tandoor oven and served sizzling with sauteed onions, bell peppers, cabbbage, and carrots.
                    • Shrimp Tandoori
                      Jumbo shrimp marinated in yogurt and spices, broiled in the tandoor oven and served sizzling with sauteed onions, bell peppers, cabbage, and carrots.
                    • Vegetable Tandoori
                      Fresh vegetable broccoli, potatoes, bell peppers, onions, cauliflower, tomato, paneer, zucchini, mushrooms, marinated with sour cream, herbs and spices, then baked to perfection in the tandoor oven and served sizzling with salted cabbage, and carrots.
                    • Mixed Tandoori
                      Combination of marinated chicken, lamb, shrimp, and salmon, served on a sizzling platter with onions, carrots, and cabbage.
                  • Side Orders
                    • Butter Naan
                    • Butter Garlic Cilantro Naan
                    • Badami Naan
                    • Garlic Herbal Naan
                      Naan with fenugreek, oregano, and other Himalayan spices.
                    • Onion Naan
                    • Paneer Naan
                      Stuffed with farmer’s cheese.
                    • Roti
                    • Plain Paratha
                    • Aloo Paratha
                    • Basmati Rice
                    • Raita
                      Homemade yogurt with cucumber, carrots, bell pepper, mint, and spices.
                    • Sweet Mango Chutney
                    • Mixed Pickles
                    • 911 Sauce
                      Very spicy Himalayan sauce.
                    • Onion Salad
                      Onions, lemon, and green chili.
                  • Desserts
                      • Kheer
                        Rice pudding.
                      • Gulab Jamun
                    • Beverages
                        • Sparkling Mineral Water
                        • Soft Drink
                        • Iced Tea
                      • Special of the Month-April
                          • Salmon Tandoor
                            Premium quality Salmon Fillets Marinated marinated in Yogurt and exotic spices,
                            Kept overnight for perfection and then baked and served in Sizzling Platter.
                        Frequently asked questions

                        What is the address of Taste of the Himalayas (Hillcrest) in San Diego?

                        Taste of the Himalayas (Hillcrest) is located at: 1260 University Ave , San Diego

                        Is the menu for Taste of the Himalayas (Hillcrest) available online?

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                        What are the most popular items on the Taste of the Himalayas (Hillcrest) menu?

                        The most ordered items from Taste of the Himalayas (Hillcrest) are: Chicken Tikka Masala, Butter Garlic Cilantro Naan , Vegetable Samosa (vegan).

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