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    272 S 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    The Royal Indian Cuisine

    4.7 (103 ratings) • Indian • $
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    272 S 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    $ • Indian • Vegetarian • Asian • Desserts • Salads • Group Friendly
    • Picked for you
        • Chicken Tikka Masala
          Breast meat chicken skewed in tandoor (clay oven) and sauteed in a tomato and rich creamy sauce with cubes of bell peppers and onions. Served with basmati rice.
        • Chicken Makhni
          Butter chicken. Boneless chicken cooked in a tandoor (clay oven) and sauteed in special buttery tomatoes and rich creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
        • Palak Paneer
          Cottage cheese cubes cooked in creamy gravy of spinach and house special sauces. Served with basmati rice.
        • Dal Makhani
          Black lentils cooked overnight on a very slow fire flavored with butter, creamy sauce and spices. Served with basmati rice.
        • Chana Masala
          Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) cooked in a special blend of traditional spices. Served with basmati rice.
      • Vegetarian Appetizers
          • Papadum
            3 pieces. A thin crisp lentil flour baked in the clay oven.
          • Veggie Samosa
            2 pieces crispy triangular pastry turnovers filled with seasoned potatoes and green peas.
          • Mixed Pakora
            Assorted fried vegetable fritters - cauliflower, onion, potato and spinach.
          • Tandoori Sabzi
            Assorted vegetables are marinated with ginger, garlic, cumin and other aromatic spices and then grilled in the tandoor to perfection.
          • Chat Papri
            Mixture of crisps, potatoes and chickpeas in a yogurt, chat masala tamarind and cilantro sauce.
          • Vegetable Platter
            Combination of assorted vegetable samosa, mixed pakora, and paneer pakora.
          • Gobi Manchurian
            Fresh cauliflower with cubes of bell pepper, spring onion lightly sauteed and tossed with chili paste, tomato ketchup and manchurian sauces and garnished with fresh cilantro.
          • Samosa Chat
            Vegetable samosas with mildly spiced chickpeas, potatoes, onion, tomato and garnished with chat masala, yogurt, tamarind and cilantro sauce.
          • Chilli Paneer
            Cottage cheese battered with corn starch, sauteed with chili paste, tomato ketchup, bell peppers, spring onions, chilies and blend of soy sauce.
          • Paneer Pakora
            Slices cottage cheese dipped in gram flour batter with Indian spices and deep fried to perfection.
        • Non Vegetarian Appetizers
            • Lamb Samosa
              2 pieces crispy triangular pastry turnovers filled with minced lamb seasoned with potatoes and green peas.
            • Chicken Pakora
              Tender pieces of chicken dipped in mildly spiced lentil batter and fried.
            • Chili Chicken Appetizer
              Indian or Indo-Chinese style. Cubes of chicken breast sauteed with chili paste, soy sauce, onions, bell pepper, herbs and exotic spices.
            • Chili Fish
              Toasted fish marinated in chili paste and tomato ketchup with cubes bell pepper and house spices.
            • Garlic Shrimp
              Fresh shrimp tossed in roasted garlic and cooked in vinaigrette, bell peppers and rich cream.
            • Chicken Malabar
              Batter fried coconut flavored filet of chicken. Served with mango chutney.
            • Assorted Non Veggie Platter
              Combination platter of chicken seekh kabab, chicken malai kabab, lamb samosa, and chicken tikka.
          • Soup
              • Mulligatawny Soup
                Traditional soup made with yellow lentils and flavored with delicate herbs.
              • Chicken Soup
                Chicken broth soup, delicately flavored with herbs and spices.
              • Tomato Soup
                A traditional soup made with tomato paste and delicate herbs.
            • Salads
                • Kachumber Salad
                  Cucumber with olive oil, tomato, onion and cilantro.
              • Beverages
                  • Lassi
                    Plain yogurt drink served sweet or salty.
                  • Lemonade
                    Fresh squeezed sweet lime drink.
                  • Mango Juice
                    Homemade drink made with fresh mango pulp.
                  • Soda
                  • Masala Chai Tea
                    Hot beverage.
                • Desserts
                    • Vanilla Ice Cream
                      The most popular Puritan flavor. Made with premium vanilla extract.
                    • Chocolate Ice Cream
                      A rich chocolate ice cream made from scratch with premium cocoa.
                    • Mango Ice Cream
                      Indian home-made fresh mango ice cream.
                    • Strawberry Ice Cream
                      Strawberry ice cream with strawberry halves.
                    • Rasmalai
                      Sweet cottage cheese dumpling flavored with saffron and cardamom.
                    • Rice Pudding
                      Homemade rice pudding garnished with pistachios and raisins.
                  • Accompaniments
                      • Raita
                        Yogurt with cucumber, carrot, tomatoes, red onions and herbs.
                      • Plain Yogurt
                        Indian style homemade yogurt.
                      • Mango Chutney
                        Sweet and sour mango extract.
                      • Mixed Pickle
                        Achar. Indian mixed pickles.
                      • Side of Fresh Onion, Green Chili and Lemon
                      • Tamarind Chutney (8 oz)
                      • Green Chutney (8 oz)
                    • Chicken Specialties
                        • Chicken Tikka Masala
                          Breast meat chicken skewed in tandoor (clay oven) and sauteed in a tomato and rich creamy sauce with cubes of bell peppers and onions. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Curry
                          Boneless chicken cube cooked in house special curry sauce and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Vindaloo
                          Boneless chicken cooked with potatoes in a spiced and vinaigrette sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Saag
                          Tender pieces of chicken sauteed with Indian herbs cooked in spinach and rich creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Shahi Korma
                          A Moghulai delight! cardamoms flavored light sweet and spicy curried chicken in cream, cashews and raisins. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Dopiaza
                          Boneless chicken cooked with fresh onion, tomatoes, bell peppers and house spices. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Karahi
                          Boneless cube chicken cooked with special ginger sauce, bell peppers, onion and fresh tomatoes along with herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chilli Chicken
                          Indian or Indo-Chinese style. Cubes of chicken breast sauteed with chili paste, tomato ketchup, soy sauce, onions, bell peppers herbs and exotic spices. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Makhni
                          Butter chicken. Boneless chicken cooked in a tandoor (clay oven) and sauteed in special buttery tomatoes and rich creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Dhaniwal Korma
                          Cardamoms flavored light sweet and spicy curried chicken cooked in cream, cashews, raisins cilantro sauces. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Jalfrezi
                          Cube chicken cooked with fresh mix vegetable along with special homemade sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Coconut
                          Boneless chicken cube cooked with roasted coconut, cream, cashews, raisins herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Chicken Madras
                          Chicken cooked with roasted coconut, mustard seeds and house special sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                      • Vegetarian Specialties
                          • Paneer Tikka Masala
                            Homemade cottage cheese cubes cooked in a clay oven and sauteed in a tomato and rich creamy sauce with cubes of bell peppers and onions. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Sarson Ka Saag
                            Punjabi (North Indian) dish made of mustard leaves cooked with spices in butter. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Chana Masala
                            Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) cooked in a special blend of traditional spices. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Bhindi Masala
                            Special preparation of cut tossed okra with diced onions, tomatoes and traditional spices. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Tarka Dal
                            Yellow lentils tempered with butter, whole red chilies, cumin, and mustard seeds. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Dal Makhani
                            Black lentils cooked overnight on a very slow fire flavored with butter, creamy sauce and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Baingan Bartha
                            Eggplants roasted over charcoal with fresh tomatoes, green peas, ginger, garlic and onions seasoned with herbs. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Navratan Korma
                            A medley of 9 vegetables cooked with a mild creamy sauce with cashews and raisins. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Aloo Palak
                            Spinach cooked with potatoes and spices with thick gravy and creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Chana Saag
                            Spinach and chickpeas (garbanzo beans) cooked with thick gravy and creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Palak Paneer
                            Cottage cheese cubes cooked in creamy gravy of spinach and house special sauces. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Paneer Makhani
                            Cottage cheese cubes lightly fried and sauteed in special buttery tomatoes and rich creamy and house special sauces. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Fresh Mix Vegetable Curry
                            Combined seasonal vegetables cooked in house blended curry sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Mutter Paneer
                            Cottage cheese cubes cooked with green peas, onions, tomatoes cooked in rich creamy and house special sauces. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Karahi Paneer
                            Cottage cheese sauteed with tomato, onion, bell peppers and herbs. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Mutter Mushroom Curry
                            Fresh mushrooms and green peas cooked with creamy sauce with herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Shahi Paneer
                            Homemade Cottage cheese cubes cooked in a delicately spiced creamy sauce, cashews and raisins. Served with basmati rice.
                          • Aloo Gobi
                            Cubed potatoes and cauliflower cooked with house special sauce, spices and herbs. Served with basmati rice.
                        • Tandoori Specialities
                            • Special Tandoori Mix Grill
                              Combination platter of tandoori - chicken tikka, chicken seekh kebab, lamb seekh kebab, shrimp and fish. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Tandoori Chicken
                              Chicken leg quarters marinated in yogurt, fresh spices and lemon juice then barbecued in the clay oven. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Chicken Tikka
                              Boneless chicken marinated in herbs and spices char-broiled to perfection. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Chicken Malai Kebab
                              Cubes of chicken breast marinated in yogurt, herbs and spices then cooked on skewers in the clay oven. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Chicken Seekh Kebab
                              Ground minced chicken mixed with onion, ginger and herbs. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Lamb Seekh Kebab
                              Ground minced lamb mixed with onion, ginger and herbs. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Lamb Boti Kebab
                              Tender chunks of lamb marinated in yogurt and house special sauce and cooked in the clay oven. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Beef Boti Kebab
                              Tender chunks of beef marinated in our house special sauce and cooked in the clay oven. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Salmon Fish Tikka
                              Chunks of salmon marinated in yogurt, herbs and spices then barbecued in the clay oven. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Tandoori Shrimp
                              Shrimp marinated in freshly ground spices and grilled in the tandoor. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                            • Lamb Chops
                              Marinated rack of lamb in a select mixture of exotic spices broiled in tandoor. Clay oven specialty, served with basmati rice.
                          • Beef and Goat Specialties
                              • Curry
                                Beef or goat marinated and cooked in a curry sauce of fresh herbs and spices. Beef boneless and goat bone-in. Served with basmati rice.
                              • Karahi
                                Beef or goat sauteed with special ginger sauce cooked in herbs and spices. Beef boneless and goat bone-in. Served with basmati rice.
                              • Vindaloo
                                Beef or goat cooked with potatoes in a spiced and tangy vinaigrette sauce. Beef boneless and goat bone-in. Served with basmati rice.
                              • Palak
                                Beef or goat sauteed with cream, exotically seasoned spinach and fresh herbs. Beef boneless and goat bone-in. Served with basmati rice.
                              • Saag
                                Beef or goat sauteed with cream, exotically seasoned spinach and fresh herbs. Beef boneless and goat bone-in. Served with basmati rice.
                              • Beef Tikka Masala
                                Tender pieces of beef skewed in tandoor (clay oven) and sauteed in a rich creamy and tomato sauce topped with bell peppers. Beef boneless served with basmati rice.
                            • Lamb Specialties
                                • Lamb Curry
                                  Tender pieces of lamb cooked onions, garlic and ginger in fresh herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                                • Lamb Karahi
                                  Boneless lamb cooked with special ginger sauce, bell peppers, onion and fresh tomatoes along with herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                                • Lamb Rogan Josh
                                  Juicy boneless tender pieces of lamb cooked in traditional spice and homemade yogurt. Served with basmati rice.
                                • Lamb Vindaloo
                                  Boneless lamb cooked with potatoes in a spicy and tangy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                                • Lamb Dopiaza
                                  Tender pieces of lamb cooked with shredded onions, garlic and ginger in fresh herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                                • Lamb Korma
                                  A moghulai delight! Cardamoms flavored sweet and spicy curried lamb in cream sauce with cashews and raisins. Served with basmati rice.
                                • Lamb Pasanda
                                  Tender lamb cooked in exotic blend of cream, almond sauce and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                                • Lamb Saag
                                  Spinach lamb. Tender pieces of lamb sauteed with seasoned spinach and fresh herbs and cream. Served with basmati rice.
                                • Lamb Tikka Masala
                                  Tender pieces of lamb skewed in tandoor (clay oven) and sauteed in a rich creamy and tomato sauce topped with bell peppers. Served with basmati rice.
                              • Rice Specialties
                                  • Vegetable Biryani
                                    Mixed vegetables with basmati rice and traditional spices.
                                  • Chicken Tikka Biryani
                                    Boneless barbecued chicken tikka cooked with basmati rice and traditional spices.
                                  • Chicken Biryani
                                    Boneless chicken cooked with basmati rice and traditional spices.
                                  • Goat Biryani
                                    Bone-in goat cooked with basmati rice and traditional spices.
                                  • Lamb Biryani
                                    Juicy boneless lamb cooked with basmati rice and traditional spices.
                                  • Shrimp Biryani
                                    Tender shrimp cooked with basmati rice and traditional spices and herbs.
                                  • Beef Biryani
                                    Juicy boneless beef cooked with basmati rice and traditional spices.
                                  • Chef Special Biryani
                                    Basmati rice cooked with lamb, chicken and shrimp topped with fried onions and herbs.
                                  • Plain Rice
                                    Basmati rice.
                                • Seafood Specialties
                                    • Salmon Fish Masala
                                      Salmon fish cooked in a hearty blend of tangy tomatoes, onions, bell peppers with aromatic herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                                    • Shrimp Vindaloo
                                      Shrimp cooked with potatoes in a spiced and tangy vinaigrette sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                                    • Shrimp Palak
                                      Shrimp cooked with fresh spinach, spices and ginger and creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                                    • Shrimp Tikka Masala
                                      Shrimp cooked in clay oven sauteed with tomatoes, green pepper and onion in a rich creamy sauce. Served with basmati rice.
                                    • Jumbo Shrimp Karahi
                                      Shrimp cooked with fresh tomatoes, green peppers, ginger, spices and herbs. Served with basmati rice.
                                    • Shrimp Curry
                                      Shrimp cooked onions, garlic and ginger in fresh herbs and spices. Served with basmati rice.
                                    • Goan Fish Curry
                                      Sauteed boneless tilapia fish cooked with coconut and exotic spices. Served with basmati rice.
                                  • Bread Specialties
                                      • Garlic Naan
                                        Bread stuffed with fresh minced garlic and herbs, baked in tandoor clay oven.
                                      • Plain Naan
                                        Unleavened white bread baked in tandoor clay oven.
                                      • Onion Naan
                                        Bread stuffed with fresh onions and herbs, baked in tandoor clay oven.
                                      • Keema Naan
                                        Stuffed with minced ground lamb.
                                      • Cheese Naan
                                        Stuffed with mozzarella cheese.
                                      • Coconut Naan
                                        Stuffed with coconut.
                                      • Garlic and Cheese
                                        Stuffed with mozzarella cheese and garlic.
                                      • Rosemary Naan
                                        Bread cooked in rosemary petals.
                                      • Poori
                                        A deep fried fluffy bread.
                                      • Whole Wheat Roti
                                        Baked whole wheat bread.
                                      • Aloo Paratha
                                        Stuffed with spiced potatoes.
                                      • Laccha Paratha
                                        Multi-layered whole wheat bread cooked in the clay oven.
                                      • Peshwari Naan
                                        Stuffed with coconut, almond, raisin, and sweet.
                                      • Bread Basket
                                        Combination breads: plain naan, onion naan and garlic naan.
                                    Frequently asked questions

                                    What is the address of The Royal Indian Cuisine in Philadelphia?

                                    The Royal Indian Cuisine is located at: 272 S 20th St. , Philadelphia

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                                    What are the most popular items on the The Royal Indian Cuisine menu?

                                    The most ordered items from The Royal Indian Cuisine are: Garlic Naan,Chicken Tikka Masala,Plain Naan.

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