Mahal Tanjore (Previously Thanjai)

9.2

108 Third Ave, Ottawa, ON K1S 2J8, Canada

Opens at 11:00 AM

Place Settings

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Soups

All items are vegan, and gluten-friendly.

  • Dal Soup

    A mildly flavored lentil soup garnished with coriander leaves.

    $8.80

  • Rasam Soup

    A tangy spicy tomato soup spiked with red chillies, curry leaves, and tamarind.

    $8.80

Appetizers - Vegetarian

  • Vegetarian Platter (5 pcs)

    Gluten-friendly, and vegetarian. The order comes in five pieces.

    $19.80

  • Masala Peanut

    Oil roasted salted peanuts.

    $9.90

  • Paneer 65

    Gluten-friendly. Pieces of cottage cheese marinated in Indian spices, and deep-fried.

    $17.60

  • Idly 65

    Vegetarian, and gluten-friendly. Pieces of idly marinated in Indian spices, and deep-fried.

    $14.30

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  • Samosa Chaat

    Samosa is broken into pieces with green and sweet chutney, garnished with onions, coriander, hot spices, and a dash of curd.

    $12.10

  • Sambar Vada

    Vegetarian, and gluten-friendly. Medhu vadas soaked in samba.

    $11.00

  • Rasam Vada

    Vegetarian, and gluten-friendly. Medhu vadas soaked in our rasam

    $11.00

  • Curd Vada

    Gluten-friendly. Medhu vada soaked in spiced yogurt.

    $11.00

  • Onion Bhaji (2 pcs)

    Vegetarian, and gluten-friendly. Delicious onion fritters in a lightly seasoned chickpea batter, served with tamarind sauce. One order comes with two...

    $11.00

  • Samosa (2 pcs)

    Triangular pastries stuffed with potatoes, and peas then fried. Served with tamarind or mint sauce. One order comes with two pieces.

    $9.90

  • Medhu Vada (2 pcs)

    Vegetarian, and gluten-friendly. Crispy fried lentil doughnuts with onions, green chilies, and curry leaves, served with chutney. Savory fritter...

    $9.90

  • Potato Bonda

    $9.90

Special Appetizers

  • Onion Pakora

    Onion dipped in delicious flour batter, and deep-fried.

    $13.20

  • Pani Puri

    Round hollow puri filled with mixture of flavored water.

    $9.90

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  • Chat Papdi

    Crispy fried dough wafers, chickpeas, potatoes and dahi

    $11.00

  • Pav Bhaji

    Thick Vegetable curry served with soft bread roll.

    $9.90

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Appetizers - Non-Vegetarian

All items are gluten-friendly. (Except Shrimp Fry)

  • Chicken 65

    Pieces of boneless chicken marinated in Indian spices, and deep-fried.

    $17.60

  • Fish Pakora

    Fish dipped in delicious gram flour batter, and deep fried.

    $17.60

  • Egg Bhurji

    Scrambled eggs with sauteed chopped onions, chillies, and spices.

    $9.90

  • Omelette

    Pan-fried beaten eggs with onions, chillies, and spices.

    $8.80

  • Shrimp Fry

    Deep fried shrimp in Indian spices. Not Gluten Free

    $17.60

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Idly

All items are vegan, and gluten-friendly.

  • Chilli Idly

    Super spicy. Chunks of fresh idlis sauteed with onions, chilies, and peppers prepared in Indo-chinese style.

    $15.40

  • Sambar Idly

    Idlis soaked in sambar.

    $14.30

  • Rasam Idly

    Idlis soaked in rasam.

    $14.30

  • Podi Idly

    Four idlies bathed in spicy podi oil, served with sambar, and chutney.

    $14.30

  • Idly Plate (4 pcs)

    Four fluffy steamed rice, and lentil cakes. An Indian comfort food served with sambar and chutneys. One order comes with four pieces.

    $13.20

  • Idly (3 pcs) and Vada (1 pc)

    Three fluffy steamed rice and lentil cakes with one vada. An Indian comfort food served with sambar, and chutneys.

    $13.20

Uttapam

All items are gluten-friendly, and vegan.

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    Onion Hot Chilli Uttapam

    Sprinkled with red onions, and sliced hot chilis. Super spicy.

    $16.50

  • Vegetable Uttapam

    Cooked with vegetables (green peas and carrot).

    $15.40

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  • Tomato Uttapam

    Cooked with tomatoes.

    $15.40

  • Cheese Uttapam

    Sprinkled with cheese.

    $16.50

  • Masala Uttapam

    Cooked with mildly spiced potato masala.

    $16.50

  • Onion Uttapam

    Sprinkled with caramelized onions.

    $15.40

  • Plain Uttapam

    $13.20

Style Hakka Dakshin

  • Chilli Chicken

    Super spicy. Boneless chicken sauteed with onions, chilies, and red and green peppers with a choice of spice level.

    $17.60

  • Chicken Manchurian

    Battered boneless chicken fried indo-chinese style. Spicy.

    $17.60

  • Chilli Paneer

    Spicy. Pieces of cottage cheese sauteed with onions, chilis, and red and green peppers. with an option of spice level. Super spicy.

    $17.60

  • Chilli Parotha

    Pieces of parotha sauteed with onions, chilis, and vegetables with an option of spice level. Spicy.

    $16.50

  • Mushroom Manchurian

    Mushroom florets. Indo-chinese style. Spicy. Vegan.

    $16.50

  • Cauliflower Manchurian

    Cauliflower batter fried. Indo-chinese style. Spicy. Vegan

    $16.50

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Dosa

  • Cheese Garlic Dosa

    Sprinkled with cheese, and garnished with garlic bread.

    $17.60

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  • Cheese Dosa

    Sprinkled with cheese.

    $16.50

  • Chilli Cheese Dosa

    Sprinkled with cheese, and chili.

    $17.60

  • Mysore Plain Dosa

    Layered with our house special mysore chutney. Gluten friendly, and vegan.

    $15.40

  • Podi Dosa

    Stuffed with course powder mixture of ground dry spices that typically contain dried chilis and urad. Gluten friendly, and vegan.

    $16.50

  • Ghee Roast Dosa

    Brushed with ghee.

    $15.40

  • Paper Dosa

    Vegan, and gluten-friendly. Incredibly large thin, and crispy crepe.

    $14.30

  • Sett Dosa

    Vegan, and gluten-friendly. Soft, and thick like pancakes.

    $16.50

  • Plain Dosa

    Vegan, and gluten friendly.

    $14.30

Masala Dosa Choice

  • Cheese Garlic Masala Dosa

    Dosa sprinkled with cheese and garnished with garlic blend, stuffed with potato masala

    $18.70

  • Chilli Cheese Masala Dosa

    Sprinkled with cheese and chilis, stuffed with potato masala. Spicy.

    $18.70

  • Chilli Cheese Onion Masala Dosa

    Spicy. Incredibly large, thin and crispy crepe stuffed with potato masala.

    $19.80

  • Cheese Masala Dosa

    Sprinkled with cheese, and stuffed with potato masala.

    $17.60

  • Ghee Paper Masala Dosa

    Incredibly large, thin crepe brushed with ghee and stuffed with potato masala.

    $16.50

  • Mysore Masala Dosa

    Layered with our house special mysore chutney, stuffed with potato masala. Vegan.

    $17.60

  • Podi Masala Dosa

    Vegan. Stuffed with course powder mixture of ground dry spices that typically contain dried chillies and urad, stuffed with potato masala.

    $17.60

  • Ghee Masala Dosa

    Dosa brushed with ghee, and stuffed with potato masala.

    $16.50

  • Paper Masala Dosa

    Vegan. Incredibly large, thin and crispy crepe, stuffed with potato masala.

    $17.60

  • Onion Masala Dosa

    Vegan. Onion filled dosa stuffed with potato masala.

    $17.60

  • Masala Dosa

    Vegan. Plain dosa stuffed with potato masala.

    $15.40

Specialty and Signature Dosa

  • Chilli Paneer Masala Dosa

    Spicy. Thin crispy crepe stuffed with potato masala and Indian homemade cheese blended with chillies and spices, stuffed with potato masala.

    $17.60

  • Chilli Garlic Masala Dosa

    Super spicy. Vegan. Stuffed with special potato masala blend, and brushed with garlic spread.

    $17.60

  • Channa Masala Dosa

    Vegan. Stuffed with delicious chickpeas channa masala filling.

    $18.70

  • Mushroom Masala Dosa

    Vegan. Stuffed with spicy potato masala blended and accented with a tasty filling of mushroom masala.

    $18.70

  • Kanchipuram Kara Masala Dosa

    Extreme Spicy. Vegan. Stuffed with extremely spicy rare chillies, bell peppers, cabbage, herbs, and spices.

    $18.70

  • Chettinad Masala Dosa

    Spicy. Vegan. With unique chettinad gravy made up of black pepper, rare kashmiri chillies, herbs, and spices.

    $18.70

  • Mirch Masala Dosa

    Extreme spicy. A spread of fifteen different herbs and spices mixed with rare red mangalore chilies. Vegan.

    $17.60

  • Coriander Masala Dosa

    Spicy. Vegan. Masala dosa with a traditional coriander chutney made with farm fresh cilantro, chilis, and herbs.

    $17.60

  • Hyderabadi Gongura Dosa

    Vegan. With a rare spread of andhra gongura chutney. Spicy.

    $18.70

  • Paneer Masala Dosa

    Stuffed with homemade cheese blended with paneer spices and potato masala.

    $17.60

  • Palak Paneer Dosa

    Dosa prepared with a spread of mildly seasoned spinach, herbs, and topped with homemade cheese.

    $18.70

Non-Vegetarian Dosa

  • Lamb Masala Dosa

    Spicy. Masala dosa with an added spicy filling of curried lamb.

    $20.00

  • Chicken Masala Dosa

    Masala dosa with an added spicy filling of curried chicken. Spicy.

    $19.80

  • Egg Dosa

    Dosa cooked with mildly spiced eggs with onions, tomatoes, and green chilis. Spicy. Vegan.

    $17.60

Rava Dosa

  • Chilli Onion Rava Masala Dosa

    Stuffed with potato masala, onions, and chilis. Paper-thin crispy crepe made with a mix of wheat semolina and rice flour with aromatic herbs and...

    $19.80

  • Onion Rava Masala Dosa

    Stuffed with potato masala and onions. Paper-thin crispy crepe made with a mix of wheat semolina and rice flour with aromatic herbs, and spices.

    $19.80

  • Chilli Rava Masala Dosa

    Stuffed with potato masala and chilis. Paper-thin crispy crepe made with a mix of wheat semolina and rice flour with aromatic herbs and spices.

    $18.70

  • Chilli Rava Dosa

    Sprinkled with chilis. Paper-thin crispy crepe made with a mix of wheat semolina and rice flour with aromatic herbs, and spices. Served with sambar,

    $18.70

  • Onion Rava Dosa

    Sprinkled with onions. Paper-thin crispy crepe made with a mix of wheat semolina and rice flour with aromatic herbs, and spices. Served with sambar,

    $18.70

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  • Rava Masala Dosa

    Stuffed with potato masala. Paper-thin crispy crepe made with a mix of wheat semolina and rice flour with aromatic herbs, and spices. Served with...

    $18.70

  • Rava Plain Dosa

    Paper-thin crispy crepe made with a mix of wheat semolina and rice flour with aromatic herbs, and spices. Served with sambar, and chutneys. Rava...

    $18.70

Biryani

All items are gluten-friendly.

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    Lamb Biryani

    Delicious lamb biryani served with a boiled egg, and raita.

    $20.00

  • Chicken Biryani

    Delicious chicken biryani served with a boiled egg, and raita.

    $19.80

  • Egg Biryani

    Delicious egg biryani served with a boiled egg, and raita.

    $17.60

  • Vegetable Biryani

    Aromatic basmati rice cooked with vegetables and seasoned with rice spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Served with raita (yogurt with...

    $16.50

  • Plain Rice

    $5.00

Curry Masala - Non-Vegetarian

All items are gluten-friendly.

  • Fish Curry

    Super spicy.

    $19.80

  • Lamb Curry

    Super spicy.

    $20.00

  • Chettinad Chicken Curry

    Spicy.

    $19.80

  • Pepper Chicken Curry

    Super spicy.

    $19.80

  • Boneless Chicken Curry

    $19.80

  • Butter Chicken

    $19.80

  • Chicken Curry

    Spicy.

    $18.70

  • Egg Masala

    $15.40

Curry Masala - Vegetarian

All items are gluten-friendly.

  • Paneer Butter Masala

    $17.60

  • Mutter Paneer

    $17.60

  • Vegetable Chettinad

    $16.50

  • Eggplant Bhaji

    Vegan.

    $16.50

  • Channa Curry

    Vegan.

    $16.50

  • Mushroom Curry

    Vegan.

    $16.50

  • Vegetable Khurma

    $16.50

  • Spinach Lentils Curry

    Vegan.

    $15.40

  • South Indian Dhal

    Vegan.

    $14.30

Kothu Parotha

  • Kothu Parotta

    Chopped parotta with lamb, chicken, eggs, or vegetables mixed with spicy curry gravy.

    $15.00

Rice Specialties

All items are gluten-friendly.

  • Lemon Rice

    Vegan. Basmati rice tempered with black mustard seeds, chillies, and curry leaves, with fresh lemon juice for taste.

    $12.10

  • Tomato Rice

    Vegan. Basmati rice flavoured with tomatoes, and spices.

    $13.40

  • Tamarind Rice

    Vegan. Basmati rice flavoured with a tangy tamarind sauce.

    $12.10

  • Curd Rice

    Basmati rice with yogurt, tempered with black mustard seeds, and curry leaves served cold.

    $12.10

Indian Breads

  • Naan

    $3.00

  • Chappati

    $3.00

  • Parotha

    $3.00

Kids' Corner

  • Mini Cheese Uttapam for Kids

    Thin pancake with cheese.

    $12.10

  • Kids Cheese Dosa

    Thin crispy crepe with sprinkled cheese.

    $11.00

  • Chocolate Dosa for Kids

    Thin crispy crepe layered with chocolate spread.

    $11.00

  • Rocket Dosa for Kids

    Plain crepe folded like a rocket.

    $10.00

  • Butter Chicken Dosa for Kids

    $12.10

  • French Fries for Kids

    $5.50

  • Chicken Finger (3) and Fries

    $13.20

Fried Rice

All fried rice is gluten-friendly.

  • Vegetarian Fried Rice

    $14.30

  • Egg Fried Rice

    $15.40

  • Chicken Fried Rice

    $17.60

  • Lamb Fried Rice

    $19.80

Noodles

Noodles are not gluten-friendly.

  • Vegetable Noodle

    $14.30

  • Egg Noodles

    $15.40

  • Chicken Noodles

    $17.60

  • Lamb Noodles

    $19.80

Desserts

  • Gulab Jamun (2 pcs)

    Balls of cheese soaked in sugar syrup. The order comes in two pieces.

    $4.40

  • Carrot Halwa

    $4.40

  • Rava Kesari (Thanjai Special Dessert)

    $4.40

  • Rasmalai (1 pc)

    Balls of cheese in condensed milk. One order comes with one piece.

    $3.30

Soft Drinks and Juices

  • Canada Dry Ginger ale

    $2.00

  • CocaCola

    $2.00

  • Diet Coke

    $2.00

  • Pepsi

    $2.00

  • Diet Pepsi

    $2.00

  • Sprite

    $2.00

  • Perrier

    $4.00

  • Orange Crush

    $2.00

  • Diet Canada Dry Ginger ale

    $2.00

  • Ginger Beer

    $4.00

Indian Soft Drinks

  • Thumbs Up

    $4.00

  • Limca

    $4.00

  • Fanta

    $4.00

Signature Soft Drinks

  • Mango Lassi

    $5.00

  • Sweet Lassi

    $5.00

  • Salt Lassi

    $5.00

  • Buttermilk

    $4.00