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About Punjab Indian - Covent GardenWe first opened our doors in London in 1946, moving to our current site in Covent Garden in 1951. We are the oldest North Indian restaurant in the UK.
The traditional Punjabi clay oven is truly the heart of all Indian barbeques. All our tandooris are served on a sizzling bed of onions in a traditional skillet, accompanied with refreshing mint sauce.
Tandoori King PrawnsMildly spiced succulent king prawns.£18.15
Chicken TikkaSmall chunks of boneless chicken marinated in tandoori masala and roasted on skewers.£14.95
Chicken TandooriPunjabi speciality. World famous Punjabi roast chicken, served on the bone. Marinated in fresh yoghurt and tandoori masala.£15.25
Lamb Seekh KebabSpiced minced lamb kebab, delicately threaded and cooked on skewers in the tandoor.£15.95
Lamb Boti KebabPieces of very tender lamb marinated with spiced yoghurt.£15.95
Tandoori Mixed GrillPieces of tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, seekh, and boti kebab.£18.15
We must warn you our chicken curry dishes can be very addictive. They really do stimulate your endorphins and electrify your nerves. In fact, one guest dined at the Punjab twice a day, five days a week for forty years, before retiring!
Chicken KormaDelicious, creamy, and mild chicken curry.£14.95
Chicken MadrasChicken served in hot Punjabi fiery spicy sauce.£14.95
Acharri MurghaPunjabi speciality. Punjabi chicken curry cooked in a traditional pickling spice mix, tasty, tangy, and medium spiced, has to be experienced at least once in a lifetime!£14.95
Methi MurghaSucculent pieces of chicken cooked with fresh fenugreek.£14.95
Chicken KarahiPieces of succulent chicken cooked with tomatoes and green peppers in a traditional Punjabi sauce.£14.95
Pahalwan Amar's Mint ChickenYes, you too can have a body like Amar, our family Pahalwan (wrestler), just eat plenty of this delicious mint dish, avoid strong drinks, and stand on your head for at least three minutes a day.£14.95
Chicken Tikka MasalaNo standard recipe exists for this classic dish, however our 1973 formula continues to withstand the test of time. Chicken tikka served in tandoori masala and tomato based sauce.£14.95
Chicken JalfreziSemi dry fried julienne chicken pieces with medium spiced tomatoes, ginger, green peppers, and onions.£14.95
Butter ChickenPunjabi speciality. The godfather of all Punjabi dishes, succulent chicken on the bone served in a creamy sauce laced with butter.£15.95
This is what the Punjabi women give their menfolk when they want to be strong enough to perform with gusto. So men, watch it. Ladies, watch out.
Lamb KormaDelicious, creamy, and mild lamb curry.£16.25
Acharri GoshtPunjabi speciality. Pickle-styled lamb curry, suffice to say that Punjabis go crazy for this delicious, tangy, and irresistible medium spiced dish.£16.25
Lamb MadrasLamb served in hot Punjabi fiery spicy sauce.£16.25
Methi GoshtPunjabi speciality. Succulent pieces of lamb cooked with fresh fenugreek, a favourite Punjabi herb. A unique and distinctive curry.£16.25
Karahi GoshtSucculent pieces of lamb cooked with tomatoes and green peppers in a traditional Punjabi sauce.£16.25
Lamb JalfreziSemi dry fried julienne pieces of tandoori lamb with tomatoes and onions in an exotic blend of ginger, green peppers, and mild spices.£16.25
Pudina GoshtPunjabi speciality. Lamb marinated in mint cooked with herbs, spices, and green peppers.£16.25
King Prawn BhunaCooked with king prawns.£18.15
Benaam Macchi TarkariNameless Punjabi style fish curry.£17.15
Our vegetable dishes neither too large nor too small. In 1951, Grandfather was forced to relocate Punjab to its present site to be close to the Indian Embassy where many officers were homesick for authentic Punjabi vegetarian dishes.
Paneer Butter MasalaHighly rated· Lavish, rich, and sublime. Traditional Punjabi butter sauce with cottage cheese.£10.95
Village Tarka DaalPunjabi speciality. Nutritious home made Punjabi yellow lentil dish, indispensable and full of protein. Vegan.£9.95
Mutter PaneerDelicious curry of green peas and home made cottage cheese cubes. All time favourite.£10.95
Saag AlooSpinach cooked with potatoes in spices.£9.95
Saag PaneerDiced cottage cheese cooked with spinach and spices.£10.25
Karahi PaneerPunjabi speciality. Cottage cheese sauteed with green peppers and ginger-garlic paste in a spicy tomato based gravy. Popular Punjabi and Delhi delicacy.£11.95
Kadu SabjiSumptuous sweet pumpkin curry£9.95
Bombay AlooSpiced curried potatoes, particularly good with chicken or vegetable curries. Vegan.£9.95
Gobi AlooCauliflower and potatoes lightly spiced and sauteed. Every Punjabi mother passes down this classic recipe to her daughter. Vegan.£10.75
Amrit's Amritsari CholeAmrit's version of the famous chickpea curry of Amritsar -- super scrumptious! Vegan.£9.95
Kali DaalSignature mixed black Daal taken from our Grandad receipe£9.95
Baigan Ka BhartaPunjabi roasted aubergine mash with a smokey spicy flavour VEGAN£10.95
Stuffed BaiganWhole stuffed aubergines, healthy & sensational VEGAN£10.25
Masala PapadumSpiced. Vegan.£1.25
Cucumber RaitaYoghurt with diced cucumbers£4.45
Kachumber SaladDiced cucumber, tomatoes and onion£4.55
Fresh, silky, aromatic rice from the Himalayan foothills. Vegan.
Pilau RiceFlavoured rice with cumin seeds.£4.15
Plain RiceWhite rice boiled to perfection.£3.95
Rice cooked in thick gravy, layered with your choice from four great options. Served with vegetable curry or raita.
Butter NaanSimple but sumptuous flatbread expertly baked against the walls of the tandoor.£3.65
Plain NaanSimple but sumptuous flatbread expertly baked against the walls of the tandoor.£3.65
Garlic NaanIf you have any erotic activities plannd for after you leave us, perhaps you should resist this sensational garlic naan.£4.15
Kulcha NaanWith spiced onions.£4.15
Cheese NaanPunjabi speciality. With a thin layer of smooth, light French cheese. This also makes a delicious starter!£4.25
Peshwari NaanWith dry fruits and coconut.£4.15
Bullet NaanPunjabi speciality. Spread with chopped fresh chilli and garlic.£4.15
Laccha ParathaCrisp unleavened whole wheat bread.£4.25
Aloo ParathaStuffed with spiced potato.£4.65
Tandoori RotiWhole wheat flatbread cooked in the tandoor. Vegan.£3.50
Punjabi SamosasTraditional handmade Vegetarian Punjabi Samosas X 2 , served with classic tamarind sauce£5.95
Punjabi PakorasDelicious vegan Pakoras, highly addictive & crunchy served with classic tamarind sauce£5.95
Amritsari FishMouthwatering tilapia fried fish pakoras£6.25
Paneer PakoraPaneer cheese pakoras£6.25
Kadu PuriGolden Pumpkin on a crispy Puri bread£5.95
Prawn PuriSpiced Prawns on crispy Puri bread£6.75