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Ruchi Indian Cuisine

Ruchi Indian Cuisine grandstands creative Indian cooking by supplementing the flavors and conventions of India with worldwide fixings and systems.

91 Jackson St, Petone, Lower Hutt, 5012
12:10pm - 2:40pm 5:40pm - 9:40pm
04 568 7000
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Main Menu

Available from 12:10pm to 9:40pm


Pappadum Basket

Crispy lentil based pancake.

Masala Pappadum w Assorted Dips

Fried lentil based pancake. Served w kuchumber, mango chutney and pickle.

Vegetable Samosa

Dough pastry filled w peas, potatoes, and deep fried.

Onion Bhaji

Sliced onions dipped in spiced chick pea batter and deep fried.

Spring Rolls

Dough pastry rolls filled w mixed vegetables, spiced and deep fried.

Paneer Pakora

Cottage cheese stuffed w mint and spices, dipped in a spiced chick pea flour and deep fried.

Tandoori Mushroom

Mushrooms marinated in yoghurt, ginger, garlic and a combination of spices and roasted in charcoal tandoori oven.

Tandoori Paneer Tikka Shahslik

Cottage cheese marinated in yoghurt, ginger, and garlic paste. Roasted in the charcoal tandoori oven w capsicums and onion.

Chicken Garlic Tikka

Boneless chicken marinated in yogurt and fresh chopped garlic and cooked in charcoal tandoori oven.

Multani Seekh Kabab

Minced lamb cooked on skewers in a charcoal tandoori oven w ginger, garlic and spices.

Tandoori Prawns

Prawns marinated w chef's special spices and peri-peri sauce, cooked in charcoal tandoori oven.

Vegetable Platter

Vegetable samosa, vegetable pakora and onion bhaji and paneer pakora served on a sizzling platter.

Chicken Afghani Tikka

Boneless chicken marinated in yogurt, cashew nut paste, ginger and garlic. Cooked in charcoal tandoori oven

Mix Platter

Veg samosa, veg pakora's, seekh kabab and chicken tikka served on a sizzling platter.

Meat Platter

Chicken wings, tandoori chicken, chicken tikka and seekh kabab served on a sizzling platter.

Chicken Tikka

Boneless chicken marinated in yoghurt and cooked in tandoori oven. Half and full size options.

Indo-Chinese Twist

Indian Roadside Snacks

Meat Main Courses

Butter Chicken

Oven grilled boneless chicken pieces cooked in special tomato, butter and cream Sauce.

Butter Chicken Indian Style

Oven grilled boneless chicken cooked w tomato paste, cream, butter, green chilly, and kasoori methi.

Rara Chicken

Chicken cooked w ginger, garlic, fresh coriander, capsicum, onions, and spices.

Goat Curry w Bones

Goat cooked in traditional way w whole spices, onions, and tomatoes.

Tikka Masala

Tender chicken fillets/marinated lamb/marinated beef roasted in the tandoori oven and cooked w onions, capsicum, and spices.


Chicken/lamb/beef pieces cooked w onion, tomato, capsicum, spring onion, and coconut milk.

Kadhai Wala

Chicken/lamb/beef pieces cooked w the base gravy of onion, tomato, capsicum, and cream.


A dish hot in flavour, cooked w onions, capsicum slices, fenugreek, and coriander.


Tender boneless chicken/lamb/beef cooked in cream and cashew nut gravy.


A South Indian style curry cooked w coconut, grated coconut, curry leaves, and spices.


Cooked w onion, tomato, and desiccated coconut w ground spices sauce.

Saag Wala

Chicken/lamb/beef pieces cooked w spinach in special ginger and garlic gravy.


Red hot curry from Goa made w roast chicken/lamb/beef, cooked in a hot ground vindaloo paste.

Special Nawabi

Highly recommended, meat cooked in cashew nut sauce w yoghurt and Indian spices.

Rogan Josh

Cooked with ginger, garlic, and brown onion gravy. Finished w yoghurt, fresh herbs, and spices.

Vege Main Courses

Saag Aloo

Stir-fried potatoes w spinach in an onion masala w ginger and cumin seeds.

Tadka Dal

Dhaba style curry w yellow lentils cooked w sautéed onion, tomato, ginger, and garlic.

Chana Masala

Chickpeas cooked w onion and tomato based spicy gravy

Dal Makhani

Black lentils cooked in onion ginger, garlic, and tomato based sauce.

Aloo Gobi Adrakhi

Stir-fried cauliflower and potatoes in an onion masala w ginger and cumin seeds.

Shahi Vegetable Korma

Fresh assorted vegetables and dry fruits cooked in a cream gravy.

Paneer Makhani

Paneer cooked w a special butter sauce and cream.

Paneer Tikka Masala

Fresh home made cottage cheese cooked in fresh tomato and onion sauce w diced onion, capsicum, and Indian herb-spices. Contains garlic, ginger, chopped coriander.

Shahi Paneer

Fresh cottage cheese (home made) cooked in creamy and spicy gravy.

Palak Paneer

Home made fresh cottage cheese, cooked w spices in spinach gravy.

Kadhai Paneer

Home made cottage cheese cooked w capsicum, onion, and special gravy. Contains coriander seeds, garlic, ginger, chilly flakes, and black pepper

Malai Kofta

Homemade paneer and mixed vegetable dumplings served in a rich tomato and cashew nut curry.

Bhindi Chatpatti

Okra cooked w an onion and tomato based, spicy gravy.

Baingan Masala

Potatoes and eggplant cooked in an onion masala w ginger and garlic.


Flavour of the Ocean

Kids Menu

Tandoori Naans

Plain Naan

Plain white flour bread, baked in tandoor.

Butter Naan

Plain white flour bread topped w butter, baked in tandoor.

Garlic Naan

White flour bread topped w fresh garlic flakes, baked in tandoor.

Garlic & Cheese Naan

White flour bread stuffed w cheddar cheese and garlic, baked in tandoor.

Peshawari Naan

Naan stuffed w crushed dried fruit and nuts, baked in tandoor.

Keema Naan

White flour bread stuffed w minced lamb mince, baked in tandoor.

Chicken Naan

White flour bread stuffed w fine chopped chicken pieces, baked in tandoor.

Plain Roti

Plain wholemeal bread, baked in tandoor.

Butter Roti

Plain wholemeal bread topped w butter, baked in tandoor.

Garlic Roti

Wholemeal bread topped w fresh garlic flakes, baked in tandoor.

Onion Kulcha

White flour bread stuffed w chopped onions, baked in tandoor.

Laccha Pratha

Pratha made w wholemeal flour w layers topped w butter on top.

Aloo Parantha

Mashed potato, chopped green chilly, spices, and fine chopped coriander filled in whole meal flour, baked in tandoor.

Paneer Kulcha

White flour bread stuffed w cottage cheese, baked in tandoor.

Bread Basket

A selection of breads (plain naan, garlic naan, pashawari naan, and paneer kulcha).



Served with raita.


Soft Drinks