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Big Tikka

Big Tikka offers an inventive, bold approach to Indian cuisine, reinterpreting nostalgic Indian dishes with a big heart and an open mind towards global techniques and influences.


458 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622
5:20pm - 9:20pm
021 821 100
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Adhikta Irulli Bhaji
$10.00

This crispy starter is an all-time favourite. An un-edited grandma's recipe.

Shahi Munakaa Samosa
$10.00

Traditional Indian puff pastry w vegetarian fillings of tempered potatoes, peas, and nuts.

Kurkure Mirchi Aloo
$12.00

Indian battered potato fingers tossed in garlic and chilli sauce.

Sukee Paneer Pardesi
$12.00

Indo-Chinese delicacy prepared from batter fried paneer cubes tossed w garlic, onion, capsicum, sweet chilli and soy sauce.

BT Chicken Kabab
$14.00

Tandoor oven roasted chicken thigh marinated in authentic tandoor marinade. (2pcs)

Chinatown Wala Murgh
$15.00

Indo-Chinese preparation of boneless chicken pieces, battered in corn flour and fried, then sautéed in soy and garlic sauce.

Harappa Gharaa Kukkad
$20.00

Whole chicken marinated overnight in authentic tandoor marinade and roasted in our tandoor clay oven.

Kandahari Seekh Kavab
$15.00

A famous Mughlai recipe of lean lamb mince marinated w spices and coated w crushed garlic skewered and cooked in our tandoor. (4pcs)

Amchi Mumbai Kowlawadi
$16.00

Take a deep dive into Bombay flavour w richness of battered prawns coated w rice flour, fresh ginger garlic, and kashmiri chilli. (4pcs)

Karuvepillai Meen Varuval
$16.00

Seasonal fish morsels marinated w powdered curry leaves roasted Bengal gram, coated w semolina and crisp fried. (2pcs)

Kundan Murgh Makhani
$26.00

As salute to the inventor chef KundanJi our butter chicken preserves his vision of two recipes in one. Tandoor cooked chicken finished in Indian style spiced tomato, butter, and cream sauce.

BT Kukkad Masala
$26.00

Go-to-curry packed w intense flavors; Tandoor roasted chicken cooked in thick tomato gravy w onion and capsicum.

Kodi Illu Gasagasulu
$27.00

Experience the symphony of flavors through double cooking method, chicken marinated in combo of kapok buds and other spices, finished in traditional gravy of cashew and black stone flower.

Malvani Kombdi Cafreal
$30.00

Famous goan chicken prepared w green paste blended from coriander, whole spices, coconut milk, ginger and garlic.

Ambada Bipha Curry
$29.00

Boneless beef cubes marinated w gourmet spices braised and cooked w fresh tomatoes, coconut, and pickled vegetables.

African Inyama Curry
$29.00

Spiced beef cooked in broth w ginger, garlic, chilli, onion, universal herbs, homemade garam masala, and jalapeno chilllies.

Aotearoa Rogan Josh
$30.00

Arranged marriage between NZ lamb and Kashmiri curry w a blend of saffron, cardamom and other aromatic spices.

Arusuval Mamisa Sangamam
$32.00

A magical combination of six tastes in a classic curry of lamb infused w coconut, peanut, curry leaves served w garnish of crispy chilli soaked in buttermilk sundried and fried.

Tamba Buhari Bakri
$33.00

Bone off goat slow cooked for hours in Indian copper pot w gourmet spices, maze, and whole garlic.

Shimoga Elkosu Minu
$32.00

A lost recipe from southwest India, boneless fish chunks marinated w onion seeds, yellow mustard and fenugreek cooked in a sauce made from slow cooked cabbage puree, onion and tomato. A regional delicacy not to miss.

Port Blair Malabari
$35.00

Prawns cooked w coconut milk, tomato, homemade masala w jaggery, fennel seeds, kokum and curry leaves.