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ADDA The Hotspot

Adda The Hotspot is a modern and authentic Indian restaurant. We pride ourselves on our vast array of dishes, combining various herbs & spices which create tastes and aromas that are diverse and unusual, from fiery hot to delicately sublime.


205-207 Main Street, Upper Hutt 5018
11:40am - 2:20pm 5:10pm - 9:50pm
04-528-7232
Vegetable Samosa (2pcs)
$7.99

Flaky pastry, filled w diced potatoes, peas, and cumin seed fried golden brown.

Vegan
Pakoras
$6.99

Fresh vegetables dipped in a spiced chick pea batter.

Vegetarian
Onion Bhaji (3pcs)
$6.99

Onion rings made of vegetables fried in batter w spices finished in hot oil.

Vegetarian
Paneer Aloo Tikki (6pcs)
$12.49

An interesting mixture of potatoes, freshly made Indian cottage cheese, onions, and fresh coriander made into patties and finished in hot oil.

Vegetarian
Paneer Pakoras (6pcs)
$12.49

Freshly made Indian cottage cheese layered w spinach, then lightly dipped in a spiced chickpea batter finished in hot oil.

Vegetarian
Veg Hara Bhara Kebab
$12.99

Pan-fried spiced patties made w a mix of spinach, green peas, and potatoes.

Vegetarian
Paneer Tikka (6pcs)
$17.49

Freshly made Indian cottage cheese marinated in yoghurt and spices, skewered w green pepper, onions and roasted in the tandoor.

Vegetarian
Potato Fries
$5.99

These are deep-fried, very thin, salted slices of potato that are usually served at room temperature w a side of tomato sauce.

Vegetarian
Aloo Chaat
$10.99

A tangy and spicy mix of potato cubes, diced cucumber, tomato, and onion seasoned with cumin powder and chaat masala.

Vegetarian
Samosa Chaat
$10.99

The base of chopped up Samosas (Savory fried pastries filled w spicy potatoes and peas), and topped with chutney, yogurt, and sev (thin fried potato bits).

Vegetarian
Tandoori Mushrooms (8pcs)
$15.99

Mushroom dipped in spicy garlic and yoghurt marinade, cooked in the tandoor.

Vegetarian
Tandoori Prawns (8pcs)
$20.99

Marinated prawns cooked in the tandoor.

Chooza Tikka (5pcs)
$17.49

Fillets of chicken marinated in yoghurt and spices overnight then skewed and cooked in the tandoor.

Achaari Tikka (5pcs)
$17.49

Fillets of chicken marinated overnight in yoghurt, mustard, fenugreek, and onion seeds, then cooked in the tandoor.

Tandoori Chicken
$15.50

Your choice of 4 or 8 pieces.

Fish Tikka (6pcs)
$17.99

Fillets fish marinated in yoghurt, mustard oil, and spices, skewered and cooked in the tandoor.

Shish Kebab (5pcs)
$17.99

Marinated chicken or lamb prepared using a mixture of ginger, garlic, green chillies, white pepper and cooked in the tandoor.

Barra Kabab (4pcs)
$20.49

Lamb chops, dipped in spicy marinade and cooked in the tandoor.

Tandoori Platter for Two
$30.49

Consists of chooza tikka, malai tikka, shish kabab, barra kabab, and tandoori chicken. Highly recommended by Adda The Hotspot

Mixed Platter for Two
$27.49

Consists of vegetable samosa, onion bhaji, shish kabab, barra kabab, and tandoori chicken. Recommended by Adda The Hotspot

Vegetarian Platter for Two
$22.49

Consists of vegetable samosa, pakoras, onion bhaji, paneer pakoras and paneer aloo tikki. A must have treat for all vegetarians.

Vegetarian
Chilli Chicken
$19.99

Boneless chicken pieces cooked w big chunks of green capsicum, onion, chopped garlic, soy sauce, and vinegar.

Chilli Paneer
$18.99

Cubes of freshly made fried crispy cottage cheese (paneer) tossed in a spicy sauce made w soy sauce, vinegar, and chilli sauce.

Chicken 65
$20.99

Spicy, deep-fried chicken dish attributed to red chillies. Served w onion and lemon garnish.

Chicken Manchurian
$18.99

Fried chicken balls cooked in a spicy sauce batter and served w steamed rice.

Mixed Vegetables Manchurian
$17.99

Made w wisps of vegetables formed into dumplings and dunked into a sauce that explodes with a hot, sweet, sour, and salty flavour.

Vegetarian
Chicken Noodles/Schezuan
$19.99

Egg noodles sautéed w chicken, capsicum, vinegar, soya sauce, and pepper.

Prawn Noodles
$21.99

Noodles sautéed w prawns, chillies, vinegar, and soy sauce.

Vegetables Noodles
$17.99

Noodles sautéed w garlic, onion, capsicum, carrots, vinegar, and soy sauce.

Vegetarian
Lemon Honey Chicken
$22.99

Crispy, tender chicken w AMAZING honey lemon sauce.

Coconut Broccoli Chicken
$21.99

Yellow curry powder, coconut milk, and a hint of lime that all come together to bring you goodness so good to handle.

Butter Chicken
$20.99

A world famous Indian delicacy. Half cooked the tandoori way and finished the curry way, w crushed cashews, cream, and spices.

Mango Chicken
$19.99

Succulent chicken cooked in the tandoor and finished in our mouthwatering fragrant mango sauce. Highly recommended by Adda The Hotspot for mango lovers.

Korma
$20.99

Traditionally a mild dish cooked in a creamy sauce made of almond paste, cream, and spices. Coconut rice is a real compliment w this dish. Your choice of chicken, lamb, or prawn.

Tikka Masala
$20.99

An internationally renowned dish. Boneless meat cooked in a secret recipe of yoghurt, cream and spices. Your choice of chicken or prawn.

Lamb Pasanda
$21.99

Diced lamb lightly sauteed w onions, garlic, ginger, coriander, and tomatoes. Then cooked w spices, yoghurt, and cream.

Dhansak
$21.49

Dhansak is a Parsi delicacy. Diced meat cooked w lentils and vegetables, in a sauce tempered w coriander seeds, cumin seeds, ginger, garlic and perfected with cooked pumpkin. Jeera rice is a real compliment w this dish.Your choice of chicken or lamb.

Jhalfrezee
$21.99

Jhalfrezee was one of the supreme dishes created during the days of the British Raj. The word Jhal means hot and freeze means stir-fried. Cooked w red capsicum, coconut milk, tomatoes, spring onions, and spices. Your choice of chicken, lamb or prawn.

Malabari
$20.99

A Bombay speciality. Cooked w coconut, capsicum, tomatoes, cream, and an assortment of spices. Your choice of chicken, fish or prawn.

Bengali Fish
$23.49

A popular East Indian fish dish. Cooked w ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes, and freshly ground spices.

Kadai
$21.49

This mouth-watering dish is cooked w crushed tomatoes, onions, cream, and fresh coriander. It has a thick gravy and goes really well w one of our flakey tandoori breads called lacha parantha. Your choice of chicken, lamb or prawn.

Muglai Chicken
$22.99

Roasted chicken cooked on the bone w a cashew sauce and onion, tomato and ground spices. It goes really well w kashmiri pulao and garlic naan.

Saagwala
$20.49

An abundance of spinach, cooked w tomatoes, ginger, garlic, and spices. Your choice of chicken, lamb or prawn.

Bhuna
$20.99

Boneless meat cooked w ginger, garlic, fresh coriander, capsicum, onions, and spices. Your choice of chicken or lamb.

Madras
$19.99

A favourite w those who enjoy their curry hot. A South Indian dish w onions, ginger, garlic, and spices. Vegetable Pulao is a real compliment w this dish. Your choice of chicken, lamb or prawn.

Vindaloo
$20.49

A hot dish, made world-famous by the Chefs of Goa. It has a Portuguese influence. Cooked w vinegar, capsicum, and whole spices. Peas Pulao is a real compliment to this dish. Your choice of chicken, lamb or prawn.

Rogan Josh
$20.99

The master chefs of the Royal Mughal kitchens boasted about perfecting this dish. Meat cooked w roasted and crushed spices. Your choice of chicken or lamb.

Achaari
$21.49

Cooked w mustard oil, ginger, garlic, onion seeds, fenugreek seeds, and spices. Intense in Indian pickle flavours, normally served hot. Your choice of chicken, lamb, or prawn..

Biryani
$21.99

Basmati rice cooked w chicken, lamb or prawns. Infused w fresh spices and garnished w fresh coriander. A delicious wholesome meal served with raita, mixed pickle, and papadoms.

Handi Goat Curry
$23.99

Adda The Hotspot signature red meat delicacies cooked on the bone w crushed whole coriander seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon, chopped onion, garlic, ginger, and tomatoes. Finished w a little yoghurt, garam masala, and red chillies.

Chicken Chettinad
$22.49

A speciality of Tamil Nadu, chicken on the bone is cooked w red chilli, garlic, aniseed, cumin seeds, black pepper, cloves, cinnamon, turmeric, tomato, onion, and coconut.

Bombay Aloo
$14.99

Diced potatoes cooked w cumin seeds and spices. This is a dry dish.

Vegetarian
Aloo Gobi
$17.29

Potatoes and florets of cauliflower cooked w cumin seeds, turmeric, coriander, and spices.

Vegetarian
Aloo Saag
$17.29

Potatoes cooked w spinach and spices.

Vegetarian
Aloo Baingan
$17.99

Sauteed eggplant and potato cooked w ginger, garlic, onions, and tomatoes. Finished w freshly ground spices.

Vegetarian
Aloo Mattar
$16.99

Potatoes and peas cooked w tomatoes and ground spices.

Vegetarian
Mixed Vegetable Curry
$17.29

Fresh seasonal vegetables cooked w cumin seeds, turmeric, chopped tomatoes, and spices.

Vegetarian
Navratan Korma
$17.99

Korma is a dish originating in the Indian subcontinent, consisting of vegetables braised w yoghurt (dahi), cream and spices to produce a thick sauce.

Vegetarian
Malai Kofta
$18.99

Freshly made Indian cottage cheese, potatoes, and spices mixed together. Finished in hot oil and served w a creamy gravy made of crushed cashews and spices.

Vegetarian
Daal Makhani
$17.99

Black lentils and kidney beans cooked w ghee and spices.

Vegetarian
Tarka Daal
$15.49

Yellow split lentils cooked w cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, and turmeric.

Vegetarian
Chickpeas Curry
$16.99

Chickpeas cooked w ginger, garlic, onions, and tomatoes. Finished w freshly ground spices and amchur, giving the dish unique North Indian flavours.

Vegetarian
Mattar Paneer
$18.99

Peas and home-made Indian cottage cheese cooked w tomatoes, spices, and herbs.

Vegetarian
Palak Paneer
$18.99

Cubes of freshly made Indian cottage cheese cooked w spinach and spices.

Vegetarian
Shahi Paneer
$18.99

Home-made Indian cottage cheese cut in cubes and cooked w cream, tomatoes, and crushed almonds.

Vegetarian
Butter Paneer
$18.99

Freshly made cottage cheese cooked w crushed cashews, cream, and spices.

Vegetarian
Paneer Shimla Mirch
$18.99

Home-made Indian cottage cheese cooked w capsicum, onions, tomatoes, and spices.

Vegetarian
Paneer Tikka Masala
$18.99

Freshly made cottage cheese cooked in a secret recipe of yoghurt, cream, and blend of aromatic spices.

Vegetarian
Kadai Paneer
$18.99

Freshly made cottage cheese cooked w crushed tomatoes, capsicum, onions, cream, and fresh coriander.

Vegetarian
Kadai Mushroom
$18.49

Mushrooms cooked w crushed tomatoes, capsicums, onions, cream, and fresh coriander.

Vegetarian
Mushroom Mattar
$18.49

Mushrooms and green peas cooked w garlic, cream, and spices.

Vegetarian
Vegetable Biryani
$20.49

Basmati rice cooked w mixed seasonal vegetables. Infused w freshly ground spices and garnished w coriander.

Vegetarian
Punjabi Bhindi Masala
$18.49

A healthy dish made of okra, spices, onions, and tomatoes. This semi-dry curry made w okra goes really well w basmati rice and tandoori roti.

Vegetarian
Butter Sauce Only
$15.99

Vegetarian
Poppadum (1pc)
$0.99

Vegetarian
Raita
$4.79

Yoghurt mixed w cucumber and ground spices.

Vegetarian
Mint Chutney
$4.79

Yoghurt mixed w mint, green chillies, and spices.

Vegetarian
Kechumber
$4.99

Diced onions, tomatoes, cucumber, coriander, w a touch of lemon juice, and spices.

Vegetarian
Chiili Chutney
$4.49

Try at your own risk!

Vegetarian
Mixed Vegetable Pickle
$4.49

Vegetarian
Mango Chutney
$4.49

Vegetarian
Plain Yoghurt
$4.49

Vegetarian
Tamarind Chutney
$4.49

A sweet but tangy sauce, a perfect match for our vegetarian starters.

Vegetarian
Onion Salad
$4.99

Vegetarian
Green Salad
$9.99

Vegetarian
Naan
$3.79

Leavened bread made of refined flour baked in the tandoor.

Vegetarian
Butter Naan
$3.99

Leavened bread made of refined flour baked in the tandoor w the finishing of clarified butter on top.

Vegetarian
Garlic Naan
$4.29

Leavened bread sprinkled w crushed garlic, baked in the tandoor.

Vegetarian
Butter Garlic Naan
$4.79

Leavened bread sprinkled w crushed garlic, baked in the tandoor w clarified butter on top.

Vegetarian
Paneer Kulcha
$5.49

Naan stuffed w freshly made indian cottage cheese and spices.

Vegetarian
Paneer & Garlic Kulcha
$5.99

Naan sprinkled w crushed garlic, stuffed w freshly made Indian cottage cheese and spices.

Vegetarian
Cheese Naan
$5.49

Naan stuffed w cheese and spices.

Vegetarian
Cheese & Garlic Naan
$5.99

Naan sprinkled w crushed garlic, stuffed w cheese, and spices.

Vegetarian
Cheese & Chilli Naan
$5.49

Leavened bread w a stuffing of cheese, sprinkled w chopped chillies and baked in the tandoor.

Vegetarian
Tandoori Roti
$3.79

Unleavened wholemeal flour bread baked in the tandoor.

Vegetarian
Butter Roti
$3.99

Unleavened wholemeal wheat flour bread baked in the tandoor w clarified butter on top.

Vegetarian
Lacha Parantha
$4.49

Unleavened wholemeal flour bread layered w lashings of ghee. Baked in the tandoor.

Vegetarian
Vegetable Kulcha
$4.99

Naan stuffed w fresh seasoned vegetables and spices.

Vegetarian
Kashmiri Naan
$5.29

Naan stuffed w nuts and sultanas inside.

Vegetarian
Chicken Naan
$5.99

Naan w a stuffing of mildly spiced chicken.

Keema Naan
$5.99

Naan w a stuffing of mildly spice lamb mince.

Onion Kulcha
$4.79

Naan w a stuffing of onions and spices.

Vegetarian