Akbar Restaurant of PasadenaAkbar Restaurant of Pasadena
44 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103
626-577-9916
www.akbarcuisineofindia.com

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On the Web: www.akbarcuisineofindia.com

Hours of Operation: Mon – Fri: 11:30 – 10:30 / Saturday: 11:30 – 11:00 / Sunday: 11:30 – 10:00


Akbar Restaurant of Pasadena

Akbar Restaurant of Pasadena

Akbar offers well-prepared Indian food at reasonable prices in aAkbar Restaurant of Pasadena comfortable contemporary setting. The tandoor produces not only the usual chicken, kebabs and puffy breads, but also such specialties as Chilean sea bass. Chefs make the chutneys---coconut, cilantro and pickled vegetable---fresh daily. Curries include a pepper-lamb hinting of saffron and prawns with a delicate accent of coconut. There are vegetarian choices, too. Mango cheesecake is one of the refreshing desserts. In addition to the requisite Indian beers, there's a well-chosen and fairly priced wine list. If you've never tried wine with Indian food, it's time to take the plunge. Information Courtesy of: www.gayot.com

Catering Menu

Dinner Menu

Starters

 

CM*

 

Kas-ke-badamjan      Sautéed eggplant in Chef’s special sauce

1

4.95

Aloo Aam Tikka      Potato patties stuffed with seasoned green peas and spices served with homemade mango chutney

1

4.95

Chicken Kati Roll      Roti stuffed with spiced diced chicken, onions and tomatoes

3

4.95

Onion Bhaji      Onion Fritters (8)

1

4.95

Papri Chat      Flour crisps, spiced potatoes served with a variety of chutneys, tastes tangy, sweet, spicy

2

4.95

Samosa      Crisp flour patty stuffed with spiced potatoes and peas

2

4.95

Shrimp Pakora      Shrimp fritters coated in coconut

1

5.95

Spicy Chicken Wings      Tandoori grilled wings

5

4.95

Stuffed Jalapeño     Jalapeño stuffed with spiced cheese served with Hot chutney

5

6.95

Gosht Kachori      Crisp flour pockets stuffed with spiced minced lamb served with homemade plum chutney

3

7.95

Machhli Kabab      Salmon cake spiced with carom served with fresh mango chutney

2

7.95

 

 

 

Katchumber      Freshly diced tomato, cucumber & onion with lemon dressing

 

4.95

Lassi      Refreshing yogurt drink served sweet or salted

 

2.95

Mango Lassi      Refreshing mango flavored yogurt drink

 

3.95

Raita      Diced cucumber, tomato and potato in a MILDLY SPICED yogurt

 

2.95

Papadum      Tandoori baked lentil wafer (2)

 

2.00

Mango Chutney

 

1.50

 

Tandoori Grill

 

CM*

 

Chicken Tikka      Boneless chicken marinated in spices, tandoor grilled

2

10.95

Chilean Sea Bass      Chilean sea bass marinated in herbs and tandoor grilled

2

Mkt Price

Lamb Chop      Ginger marinated, New Zealand spring tender lamb chops, tandoor grilled (8 ribs)

2

19.95

Mint Chicken Kabab      Boneless chicken marinated in fresh mint and tandoor grilled

4

10.95

Shrimp Tandoori      Jumbo shrimp marinated in oregano, tandoor grilled

1

15.95

Tandoori Chicken      Chicken marinated in spices, tandoor grilled

1

F: 16.95

H: 10.95

Seekh Kebab      Minced lamb prepared with fresh mint, red onions, garlic and ginger in tandoor

1

12

95

 

Vegetables

 

Akbari Kofta      Delightful potato balls stuffed with nuts prepared in mild sauce

1

7.95

Bengan Aloo      Eggplant and potatoes sautéed in exotic spices

2

7.95

Bhartha      Fresh okra sautéed with onions, sereno chilies and exotic spices

1

7.95

Gobi Aloo      Cauliflower and potatoes sautéed in fresh garlic and ginger, steamed in exotic sauce

2

7.95

Gucchi Dhania      Mushrooms cooked in Chef’s special sauce highlighting the importance of fresh cilantro in Indian cooking

1

7.95

Saag Paneer      Spinach cooked with homemade cheese

1

7.95

Today’s Dal      Lentils – ask your server

1

7.95

Vegetarian Akbari      A variety of vegetables prepared in mild sauce flavored with mace and cardamom – an eloquent tribute to the Emperor’s nobles

1

7.95

Channa Masala      Garbanzo prepared in onion and tomato bhuna

2

7.95

Bhindi Masala      Fresh okra sautéed with onions, sereno chilies and exotic spices

2

8.95

Mirchi la Salan    Fiery sautéed jalapeño prepared in coconut-tamarind sauce

5

9.95

Bengan ka Salan    Sautéed eggplant prepared in coconut-tamarind sauce

3

9.95

Please be patient.  Everything is made-to-order.  Thank you.

Lamb

 

CM*

 

Akbari Lamb      Lamb prepared in Shahi sauce

1

10.95

Coco Lamb      Lamb cooked in coconut sauce flavored with fennel – a rare romantic combination

3

10.95

Dhaba Lamb      A House Specialty

1

10.95

Lamb Khada Masala      Lamb delicacy prepared with whole spices

4

10.95

Lamb Saag      Spinach and lamb with a touch of ginger – best anywhere

2

10.95

Lamb Vindaloo      Lamb prepared in tangy tomato based sauce with potatoes

4

10.95

Pepper lamb      Tender lamb cooked in creamy but HOT green peppercorn curry flavored with saffron

5

10.95

 

Chicken

 

Chicken Akbari      Chicken prepared in an exotic cashew sauce – best in town

1

10.95

Chicken Aamras    Chicken prepared in a refreshing mango sauce

2

10.95

Chicken Emli      Chicken prepared in a delightful tamarind sauce

3

10.95

Chicken Chutneywala      Leaving a tingling palate this work of culinary art is chicken prepared in a tangy mint chutney

3

10.95

Chicken Tikka Masala      House favorite – tandoor grilled chicken in a tomato sauce

2

10.95

Chicken Tikka Saag      Diced chicken tikka prepared with spinach

2

10.95

 

Seafood

 

Karahi Shrimp      Shrimp in freshly chopped tomato sauce prepared in a wok

4

10.95

Prawn Madras      Chili HOT shrimp curry with a delicate accent of coconut

4

10.95

Shrimp Bhuna      Shrimp prepared in fresh garlic, ginger, celery, mushroom, bell peppers, onion, tomatoes and cilantro

1

10.95

We also offer Catering for your convenience.

Ask for Details.


Basmati Rice

 

 

Side

Entrée

Rice      Aromatic rice suffused with saffron

2.00

4.50

Akbari Biryani      Curried lamb, chicken and shrimp cooked with rice in Moghul style

 

10.95

Banarsi Pilao      Specialty from Banaras – fresh vegetables, nuts and raisins with Basmati rice

 

6.95

Gucchi Pillau      Mushrooms cooked with exotic basmati rice – fit for a Maharaja

 

9.95

 

 

…And our freshly Tandoor baked Breads

 

Assorted Bread Platter      Chef’s Selection

 

8.50

Nan      Fresh Tandoor baked white bread

 

2.50

Cheese Nan      Nan stuffed with cheddar, parmesan and cream cheeses

 

3.95

Garlic Nan      Nan topped with freshly chopped garlic

 

2.95

Green Herb Nan      Nan topped with mint, cilantro and basil

 

2.95

Kabuli nan      Nan stuffed with a variety of minced dry fruits

 

4.95

Tamattar Nan      Nan stuffed with sun dried tomatoes

 

3.95

Onion Kulcha      Nan topped with freshly chopped onion

 

2.95

Paratha      Whole wheat unleavened bread

 

2.50

Aloo Paratha      Whole wheat bread studded with spiced potatoes

 

2.95

Keema Paratha     Whole wheat tandoori bread stuffed with minced lamb

 

5.95

 

Desserts
Kesari Kheer      Rice pudding infused with saffron, nuts and raisins

 

5.00

Kulfi      Homemade ice cream with saffron and pistachio

 

5.00

Mango Cheesecake      Chef’s specialty

 

5.00

Gulab Jamun   Milk balls in honey syrup

 

5.00