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14 West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier 4110
12:10pm - 2:50pm 4:50pm - 9:50pm
062117900
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Turmeric Special Samosa Chat
$10.99

Vegetable samosa garnished w yoghurt, tomatoes, onions, and tamarind sauce.

Onion Bhaji
$7.99

Onion sliced battered w chick pea flour and spices then deep fried.

Vegetable Pakora
$7.99

Fresh vegetables dipped in a spiced chick pea batter and finished in hot oil.

Vegetable Samosa
$7.99

Flaky pastry, filled w diced potatoes, peas and ground spices then fried golden brown. 2 pieces.

Paneer Pakora
$13.99

Homemade Indian cottage cheese layered spinach, then lightly dipped in a spiced chick pea batter and finished in hot oil. 6 pieces.

Paneer Tikka
$15.99

Indian cottage cheese pieces marinated in spices and yoghurt, roasted in a tandoor oven. 6 pieces.

Tandoori Mushrooms
$15.99

Mushrooms dipped in a spicy garlic and yoghurt marinade and cooked in the tandoor. 8 pieces.

Prawn Koliwada
$18.99

Prawns coated w chickpea flour, deep fried and served w tamarind sauce. 8 pieces.

Tandoori Prawns
$19.99

Prawns marinated w fresh yogurt, ginger, garlic and ground spices then roasted in tandoor. 8 pieces.

Fish Pakora
$16.99

Fish pieces coated w chickpea flour and spices, then deep fried. 6 pieces.

Fish Tikka
$18.99

Filleted fish marinated in yoghurt, mustard oil and spices, skewered and cooked in the tandoor. 6 pieces.

Turmeric Chicken Tikka
$17.99

Fillets of chicken marinated overnight in the turmeric's own mix of yoghurt, mustard, fenugreek and onion seed, then cooked in the tandoor. 6 pieces.

Chicken Malai Tikka
$17.49

Fillets of chicken marinated in yoghurt, cashews, white pepper, cheese, fresh ground spices, and then cooked in the tandoor. 6 pieces.

Chicken Tikka
$16.99

Tendered boneless chicken pieces marinated in paprika and yoghurt, roasted in a tandoori oven. 6 pieces.

Tandoori Chicken
$13.99

Tender spring chicken marinated w fresh herbs and spices, then skewered and cooked in the tandoor. Your choice of half or full.

Seekh Kebab
$14.99

Skewered marinated lamb mince, garlic and onion, w exotic spices, cooked in the tandoor.

Chicken Lolipo
$15.99

A fun chicken wing appetizer, the secret is a red tinged marinated of garlic and chili and deep fried.

Chicken 65
$17.99

Boneless fried chicken but not your usual one as this one is spicy and hot, originating from Chennai.

Vegetarian Platter For Two
$19.99

Consists of vegetable samosa, veg pakoras, onion bhaji and paneer pakoras.

Mix Platter For Two
$22.99

Consists of vege samosa, onion bhaji, seekh kebab, and tandoori chicken.

Tandoori Platter For Two
$26.99

Consists of chicken tikka, seekh kebab and tandoori chicken. A delightful array of tandoori kebabs.

Turmeric Special Paneer Bhurji
$17.99

Stir fried crumbled homemade cottage cheese, cooked w special prepared spices by chef and served dry.

Vegetarian
Kadai Paneer
$17.49

Homemade Indian cottage cheese cooked w capsicum, onions, tomatoes and spices.

Vegetarian
Paneer Tikka Masala
$17.49

Homemade cottage cheese cubes cooked w green pepper and sliced onion.

Vegetarian
Shahi Paneer
$17.99

Homemade cottage cheese cooked in tomatoes, cashew nuts and spices.

Vegetarian
Saag Aloo
$14.99

Potato cooked w spinach and spices.

Vegetarian
Saag Paneer
$17.49

Homemade Indian cottage cheese cooked w spinach and spices.

Vegetarian
Matar Mushroom or Paneer
$17.99

Mushroom or paneer and peas cooked together in special gravy prepared by chef.

Vegetarian
Malai Kofta
$17.99

Homemade Indian cottage cheese, potatoes and spices mixed together and then finished in hot oil and served w a creamy gravy made from cashews and spices.

Vegetarian
Bombay Aloo
$12.99

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

Vegetarian
Daal Tadka
$14.49

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

Vegetarian
Aloo Matar
$13.99

Potato pieces cooked in flavourful green peas, garlic, and onion based gravy.

Vegetarian
Mixed Vegetables
$16.49

Mixed vegetables cooked w cumin seeds, turmeric, chopped onions, tomatoes and spices.

Vegetarian
Aloo Gobhi
$16.49

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

Vegetarian
Daal Makhani
$16.99

Black lentils, ginger, garlic, tomatoes cooked w butter, cream and spices.

Vegetarian
Navratan Korma
$16.49

Seasonal mixed vegetables cooked in flavoursome spicy cashew nut sauce and cream.

Vegetarian
Channa Masala
$15.99

Chickpeas cooked w ginger, garlic, onion and tomatoes, finished with freshly ground spice and amchur, giving the dish unique North Indian flavours.

Vegetarian
Bhindi Masala
$17.49

Okra cooked with perfect blend of spices.

Vegetarian
Turmeric Special Lamb or Beef Masala
$20.99

Boneless lamb or beef cooked w exotic spices in red onions and tomato gravy.

Butter Lamb or Beef
$19.99

Diced lamb or beef cooked in creamy tomato butter sauce.

Lamb or Beef Rogan Josh
$19.99

Lamb or beef cooked w onion, ginger, garlic, curd and ground spices.

Lamb or Beef Korma
$19.99

Traditionally a mild dish cooked in a creamy sauce made of cashew nut paste, cream and spices. New improved recipe.

Lamb or Beef Saag
$19.99

An abundance of spinach, cooked w tomatoes, ginger, garlic and spices.

Lamb or Beef Vindaloo
$19.99

Boneless pieces of lamb or beef cooked in a traditional West Indian style spicy vinegar-based vindaloo sauce.

Lamb or Beef Madras
$19.99

A favourite with those who enjoy their curry hot. A South Indian dish w coconut cream, onions, ginger, garlic and spices.

Lamb or Beef Kadai
$19.99

Lamb or beef cooked w gravy of tomatoes, onion, capsicum and fresh coriander.

Lamb or Beef Jalfrezi
$19.99

Jalfrezi was one of the supreme dishes created during the days of the Raj. The word Jal means hot and frezee means stir fried. Cooked with capsicum, tomatoes, mixed vegetable and spring onions and spices.

Lamb or Beef Do Pyaza
$19.99

Lamb or beef cooked with onion, ginger, garlic, curd and ground spices.

Butter Chicken
$18.99

Marinated chicken fillets roasted in tandoor oven and cooked in a creamy tomato gravy.

Chicken Korma
$18.99

Traditionally a mild dish cooked in a creamy sauce made of cashew nut paste, cream and spices. Kashmiri pulao is a real compliment with this dish.

Chicken Dhansak
$18.99

Chicken pieces cooked with lentils and vegetables, in sauces tempered w coriander seeds, ginger and garlic.

Chicken Tikka Masala
$18.99

An internationally renowned dish. Boneless chicken cooked in a secret recipe of yoghurt, cream and spices.

Chicken Bhuna
$18.99

Chicken cooked w spices in thick curry and red onion garnished w ginger and coriander.

Kadai Chicken
$18.99

Chicken cooked w gravy of tomatoes, onion, capsicum and fresh coriander. Thick curry goes well w our tandoori naan breads.

Chicken Vindaloo
$18.99

A hot dish, made world famous by the chefs of Goa. It has a Portuguese influence. It is cooked w vinegar, capsicum and whole spices. Peas pulao is a real compliment to this dish.

Chicken Madras
$18.99

A favorite w those who enjoy their curry hot. A South Indian dish w onions, ginger, garlic, coconut cream and spices. Vegetable pulao is a real compliment w this dish.

Achari Chicken
$18.99

Cooked w mustard oil, ginger, garlic, onion seeds, fenugreek seeds and spices. Intense in Indian pickle flavours and normally served hot.

Chicken Jalfrezi
$18.99

Jalfrezi was one of the supreme dishes created during the days of the Raj. The word jal means hot and frezi means stir fried. Cooked w capsicum, tomatoes, vegetable, spring onions and spices.

Chicken Saag
$18.99

An abundance of spinach, cooked w tomatoes, ginger, garlic and spices

Turmeric Chicken Curry w Bone
$19.99

Curry chicken w bone due to popular demand and uniqueness we have used our mothers recipe right from the basics of the kitchen to bring you the true authentic flavours of curry chicken w bone. This particular curry is cooked in almost every house back home. Served medium or hot.

Mango Chicken
$18.99

Due to popular demand, turmeric has created its own unique recipe for mango chicken. Succulent chicken cooked in the tandoor and finished in our mouthwatering fragrant mango sauce.

Chicken Do Pyaza
$18.99

Chicken cooked w onion, ginger, garlic, curd and ground spices.

Chilli Paneer
$16.99

Homemade cottage cheese deep fried w spice batter and cooked w diced fresh capsicum, onion and flavoured w Indo-Chinese sauce.

Chilli Gobhi
$16.99

Fresh cauliflower deep fried w spice batter and cooked w diced fresh capsicum, onion and flavoured with Indo-Chinese sauce.

Vegetable Fried Rice
$14.99

Stir fried rice w mixed vegetables, soy sauce and chili sauce.

Vegetable Noodles
$14.99

This is the popular Indian-Chinese noodles stir fry dish. This is loaded with fresh vegetables and flavoured with different sauces.

Vegetable Manchurian
$16.99

This is the Indo-Chinese dish where fried vegetable balls are coated w thick flavourful sauce. Since this is the dry version there is no gravy.

Egg Noodles or Egg Fried Rice
$14.99

Noodles or rice cooked with egg.

Chicken Fried Rice
$16.99

Rice sautéed w chicken, capsicum, soy sauce, and vinegar.

Chicken Noodles
$16.99

Egg noodles sautéed w chicken, capsicum, soy sauce and vinegar and finished with pepper.

Chilli Chicken
$18.99

Boneless chicken cubes deep fried w spice batter and cooked w diced fresh capsicum, onion and flavoured with Indo-Chinese sauce.

Chilli Prawn
$21.99

Prawn deep fried in spicy batter and cooked w diced fresh capsicum, onion and spiced w Indo-Chinese sauce.

Steamed Rice
$4.99

Plain steamed basmati rice.

Coconut Rice or Jeera Rice
$7.99

Coconut rice - rice cooked w turmeric, mustard seeds and coconut powder. Jeera rice - basmati rice cooked w turmeric and cumin seeds.

Green Peas Pulao
$7.99

Rice cooked w sautéed peas.

Kashmiri Pulao
$9.99

Basmati rice mixed w cashews, almonds, sultanas and desiccated coconut.

Turmeric Chicken Pulao
$12.99

Basmati rice cooked w tender boneless chicken, peas, onions and spices.

Vegetable Biryani
$18.99

Basmati rice cooked w mixed vegetables. Infused w freshly ground spices and garnished w coriander. A delicious wholesome meal served w raita.

Chicken Biryani
$19.99

Basmati rice cooked w chicken pieces in rich blend of spices and garnished w coriander. A delicious wholesome meal served w raita.

Prawn or Lamb or Beef Biryani
$20.99

Basmati rice cooked w prawn, lamb or beef pieces in rich blend of spices and garnished w coriander. A delicious wholesome meal served w raita.

Roti
$2.99

Traditional whole meal flour bread.

Plain Naan
$3.49

Bread made w plain flour.

Butter Naan
$4.49

Refined flour bread w butter.

Garlic Naan
$3.99

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

Onion Kulcha
$4.99

Naan w a stuffing of onions and spices.

Aloo Kulcha
$4.99

Naan stuffed w mashed potatoes and spices.

Paneer Kulcha
$4.99

Naan stuffed w homemade cheese and spices.

Cheese Palak Naan
$5.99

Naan stuffed w cheese and spinach.

Cheese & Garlic Naan
$5.99

Naan stuffed w cheese and garnish w garlic.

Cheese Naan
$5.49

Naan stuffed w cheese and baked in clay oven.

Peshwari Naan
$5.99

Naan stuffed w dry fruits.

Chicken Naan
$6.99

Naan w a stuffing of mildly spiced chicken.

Keema Naan
$6.49

Naan w a stuffing of spiced lamb mince.