Food is a representation of culture, geography, and the evolution of taste. It maps our history, binds regions together, and carries stories that often are passed generations down.
So, without further ado, welcome to the Urban story, a collection of our passion, pride & desire to bring you a taste of Hindustan-revolutionised & redefined.
The Tadka Origin
Tadka is a core cooking technique centered around tempering spices which binds Indian cuisine together. The drama of it's sizzle, crackling, ability to extract and retain the essence, aroma and flavour of spices in any dish is at heart of our culinary journey.
Vegetarian - (V) Gluten Free - (GF) Diary Free - (DF)
SCALLOPS LYCHEE LASANA (DF)
Flame seared scallops, garlic & lychee infused drizzle.
MACHI LAHOSARI (GF) (DF)
Spiced fried fish, unique combo of spices, herbs, gram flour. The pride of Lahore (Pakistan) & Amritsar (India).
SAMOSA TWO WAY:
Lamb Keema Matar
Shredded Smoked Chicken
HOLY MOLY GUACAMOLE
TOMATO ON DATE W/ TAMARIND
Bush tomato chutney, date & tamarind
Raw mango chutney
Burnt garlic yoghurt
SIRKA ACHARI PYAAZ
Pickled vinegar onion, garlic chilies
PAPADUMS, MELANGE OF DIPS
OLD FASHIONED KACHUMBER
Onion tomato, cucumber
VADA DOI (V) (GF)
Spiced fritter, hand beaten curd, mint & coriander chutney, chilli confit, dusted burnt cumin.
SHIKHAMPURI CHEVDA KEBEB (V)
Edamame, peas, potato, zucchini, corn flake crumbed.
TACO CHAAT (V)
Crispy fried wheat tacos, potatoes, chickpeas, spiced yoghurt, mint chutney, tamarind chutney.
A Journey within the clay oven that soars between 570-600 degrees celsius
MURGH KOYLA TIKKA (GF)
Charcoaled chicken fillets, hung yoghurt, Multani spice mix.
THE TWISTED TANDOORI (GF)
Bone in chicken, cilantro scallion spiced rub, earthy hand crushed spice dust.
LAMB TUJJ ADRAKI CHAMPEIN (GF)
Slow cooked, grass fed spring lamb cutlets, garlic infused hung yoghurt, hand ground spices, peas mash.
LAMB KAKORI SEEKH (GF) (DF)
Twice hand beaten lamb mince.
Using 3 J's - Jeera (cumin), Javitri (ground mace), Jaiphal (nutmeg).
JHINGA NARIKELAM (DF)
Tandoori smoked prawns, coconut chutney.
PANEER SIGDI (V) (GF)
Charcoaled cottage cheese cubes, spiced yoghurt marinade.
The Main Show
MURGH MAKHNI (GF)
1947 THE BUTTER CHICKEN
Charcoaled chicken fillets, creamy tomato sauce, dehydrated fenugreek.
MURGH KASUR (MED) (GF)
Spiced chicken, dehydrated fenugreek, smoked mushroom.
MURGH MAGAZ-MAARI (HOT)
Chicken fillet, coriander pods, chur-chur dhaniya paratha.
DUCK NIHARI (HOT) (GF)
Duck fillet, smoked pumpkin, dehydrated Kashmiri chilli.
GOSHT KHURMANI KORMA (MILD) (GF)
Grass fed lamb, Cowra region
Creamy cashew sauce, dried apricaots.
GOSHT KHAJURO (HOT) (GF)
Grass fed lamb, Cowra region, infused tamarind & date puree, dehydrated Kashmiri red chillies.
GOSHT BELI RAM (MED) (GF)
Grass fed NSW Dorper goat
Goat bone-in yoghurt, ghee, ginger, garlic, onion, and melange of whole and ground spices.
Mussels Nariel Kulanjan (Mild) (DF) (GF)
Mussels, lemongrass, kafir lime leaves, galangal, coconut cream.
Lobster Mappas (Mild) (DF) (GF)
Lobster, curry leaves, mustard seeds, coastal spices, coconut milk.
Jhinga Mango Moilee (Med) (DF) (GF)
Pan seared prawns, tempered mango coconut puree, chestnut.
MACHLI IGURU LASUNI (HOT) (DF) (GF)
Barramundi, burnt garlic gravy.
PASANDA KOFTA (MILD)
Crispy spiced mixed veg domes, creamy cashew sauce.
PANEER MATAR KHAGINA (MED) (GF)
Cottage cheese scrambled, green peas, tadka sauce.
PALAK PANEER (MED) (V) (GF)
Cottage cheese logs, fresh hand-cut English spinach.
TAWA PATIYALA BAINGAN (MED) (GF)
Aubergine, pickled sauce, seasonal dried fruits, clarified butter, cashew gravy.
KURKURI HING ALOO BHINDI (MED) (GF)
Potato, okra, asafoetida.
BABU'S SUBZI (V) (GF)
Spiced seasonal vegetables, onion tomato suffusion.
DAAL DUMPUKHT (GF)
An Urban Tadka house special. Slow cooked over a low heat for extra harmony.
Some say that Chapati came from the Egyptian Indus Valley civilisation 5000 years ago. Others claim it was founded in East Africa and brought over to India. However, the most common evidence is that it was founded in Southern India. Chapati is mentioned in old Sanskrit text from over 6000 years ago. It is also said it was favourite of King Akbar way back in 1556.
BASMATI JEERA RICE
KUKAD PARATH BIRYANI (GF)
Chicken bone-in, biryani spiced rice, fried egg.
LAMB CHAMPARAN BIRYANI (GF)
Lamb cutlets, biryani spiced rice, fried egg.
BUR BURI PLAIN NAAN
Plain flour bread, onion seeds.
Plain flour bread, garlic.
PAVALOVE CHEESE, JALAPENO NAAN
Plain flour, pavalove cheese, jalapeno infused.
PESHWARI SHAKKAR NAAN
Plain flour bread, dried fruits, raw brown sugar.
CHUR CHUR DHANIYA PARANTHA
Wholemeal butter layered flaky bread, coriander.
MURGH JALAPENO PARANTHA
Wholemeal bread, smoked shredded chicken, jalapeno.
MIRCH CHURMA PARANTHA
Wholemeal bread, spicy coconut & poppy seed mix.
GLUTEN FREE ROTI
Rice flour bread.