Maharaja Indian Restaurant
452 Papanui Road
- $ $ $ $
- Indian Family Vegetarian Friendly
Christchurch's finest and best Indian dining experience. Four dining areas, Banquet room and Cocktail bar
A typical Goanese style meal. Beef morsels cooked in chef’s special dynamite sauce.
Beef morsels cooked in a hot and spicy coconut sauce.
Fine flour bread stuffed with fruits and nuts.
Fine flour bread with stuffin
Multi layered buttered wholemeal bread.
Traditional wholemeal bread cooked in the tandoor oven.
Fine flour bread, with a touch of garlic.
Fine flour bread, with a touch of butter.
Fine flour bread, usually served with tea or coffee.
A combination of plain/butter/garlic naan served with mango chutney, tomato chutney, raita and tomato onion and corriander.
Side dish platter
Deep fried crispy lentil wafers, served with a selection of our finest dips.
Popular deep fried crispy lentil wafers, served with homemade mint sauce. enjoy this as an appetizer or alongside your main meal.
Done the indian way and is vijay’s speciality
Suculant chunks of chicken cooked to perfection with extra onion, tomatoes, capsicum and a wee touch of vinegar to produce a medium to hot taste.
Butter tikka masala
A perfect blend of two of the finest North Indian dishes. This dish is perfect for those looking to upgrade from butter chicken.
Creamy boneless chicken morsels cooked in a rich tomato sauce.
Delicasy of the house. To suit everyones taste. Tender chicken morsels prepared in a very mild gravy with a touch of mango.
Lentils simmered with finely diced marinated chicken on a slow fire and tempered with onion, ginger, garlic and a touch of coconut.
Skewered chicken marinated in traditional yoghurt and spices.
A royal taste of fresh shelled prawn curry prepared in a lightly spiced creamy gravy.
Fresh shelled prawns cooked in coconut, vinegar, capsicum topped with tomatoes.
Lamb shanks cooked to perfection done in a rich brown sauce with garlic, ginger and loaded with flavour.
If lamb is your weakness, then this dish is a must. Succulent pieces of tender lamb cooked with capsicum, ginger, garlic and complimented by fried onions.
Lamb morsels roasted in natural juices with pepper spices. A touch of garlic, ginger and brown onions.
A popular preparation of lamb curry from north india, a rich gravy, finished with green coriander.
Lamb blended to perfection with fresh green leafy spinach and freshly ground spices to produce a classic curry.
Extra plain basmati rice
Basmati is long-grained rice with an excellent texture
Rice cooked with fresh vegetables and spices.
Chicken/lamb or beef biryani
Rice cooked with morsels of your choice of meat and spices.
A special selection of tandoori entreés. Perfect way to start any meal.
Maharaja special platter
For two people, combination of few of the above entrees along with vegetable samosa. Served with homemade mint and tamarin sauce.
Freshly minced lamb blended with chef’s own combination of herbs and spices, skewered and roasted over glowing charcoal.
Lamb chop nawabi
Speciality of the house. Predominantly rich flavour lamb marinated in yoghurt and spices overnight and roasted to perfection in the tandoor oven.
Kesari chicken kebab
Boneless cubes of chicken marinated overnight in chef’s special selection of spices and roasted to perfection in the tandoor oven.
Boneless chunks of chicken subtly marinated overnight in a special selection of spices and roasted to perfection in the tandoor oven.
Fresh prawns with ginger, garlic and spices dipped in a special batter. Crisp fried and served with homemade mint sauce.
Minced lamb, green peas, mint, fresh coriander and spices filled into a pyramid shaped dough. Crisp fried and served with homemade tamarind sauce.
Mashed potatoes, green peas, mint, fresh coriander and spices filled into a pyramid shaped dough. Crisp fried and served with homemade tamarind sauce.
Finely sliced onions dipped in special batter. Crisp fried and served with homemade mint sauce.
A great main dish for any occasion. Cottage cheese and colourful bell peppers, sauteed in a spicy tomato gravy with traditional spices.
Potatoes chopped into small pieces tempered with tumeric and cooked with a touch of cumin and fresh coriander. This dish will compliment any main meal.
Lentils simmered in a slow fire overnight and tempered with onions, ginger, garlic and tomatoes.
A very popular yet traditional preparation of northern india. chickpeas cooked in chef’s special spices.
Fresh cauliflower and potatoes cooked with onion, tomatoes and ginger, served semi dry.
Delicacy of the house. Home-made cottage cheese cooked in a rich mild creamy sauce with green peas.
A puree of fresh leafy spinach cooked with home-made cottage cheese, finished with spices and fresh cream.
Home-made cottage cheese and potatoes mashed with raisins, formed into a ball, deep fried and prepared in a thick mild gravy.
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