Our Menu

Please call us at: 02 8065 5087 to place your order.

Entreé - Veg

    • 7.90
  • $

Samosa (2pcs)

Sauteed vegetables tossed with spices and rolled in triangular pastries.

    • 8.40
  • $

Veg Pakora (4pcs)

Bite size pieces of in-season vegetables, crisp fried in a light batter.

    • 8.90
  • $

Spinach Kebab (gluten free/4pcs)

Succulent garden fresh spinach, chickpeas flour and touch of cottage cheese patties wrapped in sesame seeds and lightly fried.

    • 9.90
  • $

Aloo Tikki Chaat (2pcs)

Spicy potato patties combined with green chilies and onions, served with tangy chickpeas and chef's special chutney.

    • 9.90
  • $

Paapri Chaat

One of the most popular chaat dishes, combined with potatoes and chickpeas in a refreshing yogurt sauce.

    • 11.40
  • $

Paneer Tikka Achari (fat free/4pcs)

Healthy and delicious char-grilled cottage cheese cubes, marinated in fenugreek flavored yogurt.

Entreé - Non Veg

    • 11.40
  • $

Seekh Kebab (Lamb/4pcs)

Minced lamb blended with herbs and chef's own aromatic spices, gently skewered in tandoor.

    • 12.40
      Small - 4Pcs
    • 16.40
      Large - 6Pcs
  • $

Punjabi Murg Tikka

Boneless pieces of chicken thigh, lightly marinated in yogurt, spices and cooked in the tandoor.

    • 12.40
      Half
    • 19.40
      Full
  • $

Tandoori Chicken

Chicken pieces marinated in fresh lemon juice and special tandoori spices and char grilled to perfection.

    • 13.40
      Small - 4Pcs
    • 18.40
      Large - 6Pcs
  • $

Achari Murg Tikka

Chicken thigh marinated with ginger, garlic, yogurt, pickle, spices, and touch of mustard oil and onion seeds.

    • 14.40
  • $

Mixed Platter (1pc each)

Chicken Tikka, Lamb Cutlets, Seekh Kebab and Veg pakora.

    • 12.40
      Small - 4Pcs
    • 16.40
      Large - 6Pcs
  • $

Shahi Tikka

Tender chicken thigh pieces, marinated in creamy yogurt, cashew nut paste and white pepper and gently barbequed. A mild to medium entreé.

    • 16.40
  • $

Lamb Cutlets (3pcs)

Lamb cutlets, overnight marinated with ginger, garlic and yogurt paste and gently cooked in tandoor.

Entreé - Seafood

    • 13.40
  • $

Amritsari Fish (Fried 6pcs)

Fish fillets, wrapped in gram flour batter with spices and deep fried.

    • 14.40
      Small - 4Pcs
    • 19.40
      Large - 6Pcs
  • $

Garlic Prawn (with salad 4pcs)

King prawns marinated with fresh garlic, ginger, pepper and tossed in pan with spices and olive oil.

Mains - Veg

    • 14.40
  • $

Daal Makhani

Black lentils slow cooked with tomato puree, ginger, garlic and butter with a mouthwatering flavor.

    • 14.40
  • $

Daal Tadka

Yellow split lentils cooked with Indian spices, light and appetising curry.

    • 14.40
  • $

Jeera Aloo

Potato cubes, sauteed in cumin, coriander and touch of turmeric.

    • 15.40
  • $

Channa Bhatura (2pcs Bhatura)

Fried bread and chick peas' masala served with onion and pickle.

    • 15.40
  • $

Channa Masala

Chick peas mixed with various spices and masala sauce.

    • 16.40
  • $

Mixed Vegetables

Cauliflower, peas, carrot, potatoes lightly spiced with masala gravy.

    • 16.40
  • $

Bhindi-Do-Piaza

Fresh handpicked okra stir-fried with diced onion and tomatoes and garnished with coriander.

    • 16.40
  • $

Mushroom Mattar

Combination of peas and mushrooms, cooked in mild yellow sauce.

    • 16.40
  • $

Punjabi Aloo Baigan

Fresh eggplant and potato tossed with homemade spices and cooked in kadhai.

    • 16.40
  • $

Veg Kofta

Dumplings of mashed potato, cottage and mixed vegetables cooked in mild creamy sauce.

    • 16.40
  • $

Veg-Korma

Mixture of seasonal vegetable cooked with mild spices and rich creamy sauce.

    • 17.40
  • $

Kadhai Paneer

Crushed coriander seeds, cumin seeds mingled with capsicum, onions, tomatoes and homemade cottage cheese.

    • 17.40
  • $

Palak Paneer

Fresh spinach and cottage cheese, mingles together with homemade spices topped with fresh coriander and tomatoes.

    • 17.40
  • $

Shahi Paneer

Cottage cheese cooked in tomato gravy finished with cream and butter.

Mains - Sea Food

    • 20.40
  • $

Bengali Fish Curry (Med)

Fish slices cooked in a tomato and onion gravy with cumin, mustard seed and fresh ginger and garlic.

    • 20.40
  • $

Fish Masala (Med)

Fish slices, pan cooked in a tomato and onion gravy with fresh season vegetables.

    • 20.40
  • $

Goan Fish Curry

Fresh fish cooked in a spicy coconut cream sauce with fresh chili, completed to perfection with curry leaves, a typical curry from South India.

    • 22.40
  • $

Prawn Hara Piaazy (Med)

Fresh king prawns cooked with ginger, garlic, tomato and spring onion.

    • 22.40
  • $

Prawn Garlic Masala (Med)

Fresh prawns sauteed with garlic, then cooked with capsicum, onion and lemon in medium spicy sauce.

    • 22.40
  • $

Prawn Malabari

King prawns cooked in mild creamy coconut sauce and a touch of green cardamom

Breads

    • 2.90
  • $

Plain Naan

Plain flour bread cooked in tandoor.

    • 2.90
  • $

Tandoori Roti

Wholemeal bread baked in tandoor.

    • 3.50
  • $

Butter Naan

Plain flour bread layered with bread.

    • 3.50
  • $

Garlic Naan

Plain flour bread stuffed with fresh garlic, and cooked in tandoor.

    • 4.40
  • $

Cheese Naan

Plain flour bread, stuffed with cheese and cooked in tandoor.

    • 3.90
  • $

Pudhina Lachha Paratha

Layered wholemeal bread with mint.

    • 5.00
  • $

Cheese and Garlic Naan

Plain flour bread stuffed with cheese and garlic, and cooked in tandoor.

    • 5.00
  • $

Keema Naan

Naan filled with delicate spiced lamb mince.

    • 5.00
  • $

Peshawari Naan

Stuffed naan with dry fruits and shredded coconut.

    • 4.40
  • $

Aloo Kulcha

Plain floor bread stuffed with spiced/tangy potatoes and cooked in tandoor

    • 10.50
  • $

Mixed Bread Basket

Plain naan, Garlic naan and Cheese naan (1 of each).

Mains - Non Veg

    • 19.40
  • $

Butter Chicken

Roasted chicken tikka simmered in freshly tomato base sauce fenugreek leaves and homemade ground spices with a dollop of cream and nuts.

    • 19.40
  • $

Chicken Chettinad (Hot)

Tender chicken tossed with mustard seeds, red chilies and curry leaves, finished with a rich coconut milk in south Indian style.

    • 19.40
  • $

Chicken Tikka Masala

Diced boneless tandoori chicken thigh sauteed with capsicum, onion, tomato and masala sauce.

    • 19.40
  • $

Chilli Chicken (Indian Style/Hot)

Fried chicken pieces sauteed with fresh onions, capsicum and green chili in a oriental sauce.

    • 19.40
      Chicken
    • 19.40
      Lamb
    • 19.40
      Beef
  • $

Chicken, Lamb or Beef Vindaloo (extra hot)

Hot and spicy chicken, lamb or beef curry cooked in Essence's special vindaloo sauce.

    • 19.40
  • $

Kadahi Chicken (Hot)

Tender chicken tossed with fresh capsicum and onion, finished with herbs and homemade spices and cooked in kadhai.

    • 19.40
  • $

Lamb Rogan Josh

Traditional lamb curry from North India, cooked with freshly homemade grounded masala, finished with fresh coriander, ginger and tomato.

    • 19.40
  • $

Lamb or Beef Masala

Tangy tribute of lamb or beef cubes, cooked in kadahi, with potatoes, seasonal veggies and authentic spices of Punjab.

    • 19.40
  • $

Lamb or Beef Korma

Juicy pieces of lamb or beef, exquisitely cooked in a sauce of crushed cashews, almonds, yogurt and cream.

    • 19.40
  • $

Mango Chicken (Mild)

Chicken morsels blended together with mango pulp and touch of butter.

    • 19.40
      Chicken
    • 19.40
      Lamb
    • 19.40
      Beef
  • $

Saag (Chicken, Lamb or Beef)

Chicken, Lamb or Beef pieces delicately simmered in fresh bay spinach, ginger, garlic and selected spices and finished with fresh tomatoes.

    • 20.40
  • $

Sultani Goat Curry

A festive specialty, baby mutton pieces, pot roasted with onions and fresh tomato gravy with herbs and species.

    • 20.40
  • $

Balti Gosht (Hot)

Combination of lamb curry in tomato and onion gravy and chefs special spices, served in traditional bucket.

Specials

    • 8.40
  • $

Hara salad

Mixture of freshly sliced cucumber, onion, tomato, carrot and lemon.

    • 22.40
  • $

Mughlai Chicken (Chef's Special)

Chicken morsels, cooked in yellow sauce and coconut milk, with a mixture of cardamom indulged with Head chef Sunil Kumar's spices.

Rice

    • 2.90
  • $

Basmati Plain Rice (Per Person)

    • 6.90
  • $

Kasmiri Rice (Per Person)

Basmati rice with mixture of dry fruits and nuts.

    • 15.90
  • $

Veg Biryani (Med)

Basmati rice cooked with garden fresh veggies and aromatic herbs.

    • 18.90
  • $

Biryani Delight (Med)

Biryani rice cooked with a choice of chicken, lamb or beef cooked with onions, tomatoes and green peppers with rice.

Accompaniments

    • 2.90
  • $

Kheera Raita

Chilled yogurt with shredded cucumber

    • 2.90
  • $

Mango Chutney

Sweet-n-sour mash of raw mangoes

    • 2.90
  • $

Mixed Pickle

Traditionally prepared pickle made with lime, chillies, mango and carrots immersed in mustard oil

    • 2.90
  • $

Pappadams (4pcs.)

    • 2.90
  • $

Pudhina Chutney

Fresh mint blended and mixed in chilled yogurt

    • 2.90
  • $

Tomato Onion

Dessert

    • 4.90
  • $

Vanilla Ice Cream (with toppings)

Chocolate, Strawberry or Caramel flavors.

    • 5.50
  • $

Gulab Jamun (2pcs)

Succulent dumplings, lightly fried, coated in rose water and sugar syrup, served warm.

    • 6.50
  • $

Mango-Kulfi

A traditional mango flavored ice cream with a dollop of whipped cream.

    • 6.50
  • $

Pista-e Kulfi

Homemade ice cream of milk, flavored with pistachio and almonds.

Banquets

    • 32.50
  • $

Essence Veg Banquet

Entrees (1 pc of each) - Samosa, Paneer Tikka, Veg Pakora Main Course (Choice of any three) - Mix vegi, Shahi or Kadhai paneer, and Daal tadka

    • 37.50
  • $

Essence Budget Banquet (Non-veg)

Entrees (1 pc of each) - Veg Pakora, Lamb Chop, Chicken Tikka Main Course (Choice of any three) - Choice of Chicken, Choice of Lamb/Beef, Choice of Vegetable

    • 42.50
  • $

Essence Exclusive Banquet

Entree (1pc of each) - Lamb Cutlet, Veg Pakora, Chicken Tikka, Amritsari Fish Main Course - Choice of Veg, Choice of Chicken, Choice of Lamb/Beef, Choice of seafood