Kochin Kitchen

8.4

271 Dalhousie St.

Opens at 12:00 PM

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Appetizers

  • Soup

    Choice of sweet potato, tomato, or carrot in a tantalizing blend of roasted ginger and garlic with other herbs and spices.

    $8.00

  • Sambar

    Mix of garden vegetables in an aromatic broth.

    $8.00

  • Rasam

    A spicy mixture of pepper and other Kerala spices.

    Sold Out

  • Coriander Shrimp

    Shrimp coated with coriander leaf paste and Kerala spices, cooked to perfection.

    $12.00

  • Chicken Pakora

    Thin strips of chicken breast coated with chick pea flour. Served with special mayonnaise dipping sauce.

    $12.00

  • Onion Pakora

    Onion slices with chick pea and spices batter. Served with mint chutney.

    $8.00

  • Vada

    Donut shaped snack made with urid dal, and served with coconut chutney.

    $7.00

  • Thairu Vada

    Vada soaked in yoghurt (Thairu) and spices.

    $10.00

  • Pepper Scallops

    Pan cooked scallops in a mix of soy sauce, ginger-garlic paste, pepper and coriander leaves.

    $12.00

  • Chicken 65

    Spicy. Deep-fried chicken with blended Kerela masala.

    $11.00

  • Samosa

    Pastry filled with vegetable mix. Served with mint sauce.

    $8.00

  • Vegetable Cutlet

    Vegetable and masala patties coated with bread crumbs.

    $8.00

  • Potato Tikka

    Boiled potatoes mixed with masala, in pastry coating.

    $8.00

Egg

  • Egg Roast

    Boiled egg (two eggs/four pieces) in thick gravy made from onion, tomato, chili, turmeric powder, and other masala.

    $14.00

  • Egg Mappas

    Egg for the tender palate (two eggs/four pieces). Not too spicy mix of green chilies, turmeric, and coconut milk.

    $14.00

Chicken

  • Kodanadu Chicken

    Roasted coconut paste and special blend of Kerala spices. This is a Kochin Kitchen special and must try once.

    $18.00

  • Kerala Kozhi

    Special preparation of chicken in coconut milk and spices.

    $16.00

  • Real Butter Chicken

    Chicken chunks marinated in tandoori masala and cooked in a creamy cashew/onion/tomato gravy.

    $16.00

  • Goan Chicken

    Green curry with coriander leaves and other Kerala spices.

    $17.00

Lamb

  • Lamb Kurma

    Tender lamb pieces in a smooth gravy of coconut, ginger-garlic paste, and spices (Kerala version of Khorma).

    $16.00

  • Pepper Lamb

    Small chunks of lamb smothered in peppercorn sauce.

    $16.00

  • Lamb Chettinaadu

    A special preparation of lamb with Chettinadu (Region in Chennai) masala mix and roast coconut paste.

    $17.00

Fish

  • King Fish Curry (Kochin Kitchen Special)

    King fish pieces in a special blend of chef's spices and fish tamarind.

    Sold Out

  • Salmon Alleppey

    Boneless salmon pieces in a yellow gravy made with chili powder, turmeric powder, and fish tamarind.

    $17.00

  • Elayil Pollichathu (Salmon)

    Kerala special preparation. Salmon covered in masala and wrapped in banana leaf and grilled.

    $22.00

  • Fish Moilee

    Choice of fish cooked in coconut milk and spices.

    $21.00

  • Mussels Travancore

    Fresh mussels cooked in a mixture of clamato juice and tamarind sauces, ginger and garlic.

    $17.00

Shrimp and Lobster

  • Shrimp Moilee

    Shrimp cooked in coconut milk and spices.

    $17.00

  • Kochin Shrimp Curry

    Shrimp in a thick yellow gravy of chili powder, turmeric powder, and ginger-garlic paste.

    $17.00

  • Shrimp Masala

    Shrimp in a red gravy, made with chili powder and other spices.

    $17.00

  • Lobster Masala

    Lobster meat in a red gravy, made with chili powder and other spices.

    $25.00

Beef

  • Beef Vindaloo (Special Masala)

    Something from North India but with Kerala touch. The beef chunks are cooked in a paste with roasted whole chilies soaked in vinegar and special...

    $17.00

  • Beef Curry

    Traditional Kerala style beef in gravy (Garam masala and coconut milk).

    $17.00

  • Beef Fry - Special

    Dry preparation with coconut chunks.

    $20.00

Dosa and Idli

All dosa and idli come with sambar and coconut chutney.

  • Pepper Dosa

    Crispy 'pancake' of rice and urid (black graham) dal paste.

    $11.00

  • Masala Dosa

    Dosa with delicious filling inside.

    $13.00

  • Ootthappam

    Thick version of dosa topped with fresh onion and coriander leaves. Add chilies for that extra kick.

    $13.00

  • Paneer Ootthappam

    Dosa topped with onion and paneer.

    $14.00

  • Idli

    Three steamed cakes, made from rice and urid (black graham) dal paste.

    $10.00

Vegetarian

  • Paneer Spinach Khorma

    Tasty and non-spicy dish of North India. Creamy spinach with paneer and milk.

    $16.00

  • Paneer Peas Makkhanwala

    The brilliant result of just the right amount of green peas and paneer mixed with milk, cashew paste, and spices.

    $16.00

  • Vegetable Kurma

    A delectable vegetable medley, cooked in a paste of raw coconut, onion, and other spices.

    $16.00

  • Neelagiri Mushroom

    Sure to be a favorite of mushroom lovers and others alike. Special creation from the chef: Slices of mushroom in creamy coconut milk and other spices.

    $16.00

Sides

  • Eggplant

    A Kerala version of Chennai taste (Katthirikkai Kuzhambu). Small eggplant or chunks of slightly larger eggplant roasted and made into a mixture with...

    $12.00

  • Aviyal

    A must of Kerala Sadya. Aviyal is many different vegetables cooked together in coconut, green chilies, jeerakam, and curry leaves paste. Add to this...

    $12.00

  • Erussery

    Traditionally made with pumpkin and peas, Erussery is an essential item of sadya. This dish is made with coconut, jeerakam, green chilies, and curry...

    $12.00

  • Dal Fry

    Simple dish made with toor dal (thuvara parippu), garlic, and green chilies.

    $12.00

  • Peas Potato Masala

    Potato and peas cooked in a blend of slices of onion, turmeric, and chili powder. Dry preparation.

    $12.00

Biriyani

Aromatic basmati rice cooked to perfection and mixed with other flavourful spices. Served with raitha (yoghurt mixture), achar, and pappadam.

  • Egg Biriyani

    $16.00

  • Vegetarian Biriyani

    $16.00

  • Chicken Biriyani

    $18.00

  • Lamb Biriyani

    $19.00

  • Shrimp Biriyani

    $19.00

  • Beef Biriyani

    $19.00

Dum Biriyani

Only available on Friday and Saturday.

  • Dum Biriyani

    Unique style to Kochin Kitchen in Ottawa, Dum Biriyani is one special item that is to be tried. Baked in sealed cooking vessel as it is made in...

    $22.00

Rice and Porotta

  • Basmati Rice

    Scented rice.

    $4.00

  • Kerala Rice

    Imported red rice from Kerala.

    $5.00

  • Curd Rice

    (Thairu Sadam) - Basmathi rice in yoghurt mixture.

    $6.00

  • Lemon Rice

    Basmathi rice mixed with turmeric powder and lemon juice.

    $5.00

  • Rice Pulao

    Basmathi rice and mixed vegetables.

    $5.00

  • Peas Pulao

    Basmathi rice and green peas.

    $5.00

  • Tomato Rice

    Basmathi rice and special tomato mixture.

    $6.00

  • Porotta

    A Kerala unique flat bread cooked on a hot grill.

    $2.50

Desserts

  • Gulab Jamun

    Pastry balls in rose and sugar syrup

    $4.00

  • Lentil Payasam

    Chick pea lentil and brown sugar mixture cooked in coconut milk

    $3.00

  • Rice Payasam

    Kerala rice and brown sugar mixture cooked in coconut milk

    $3.00

  • Vermicelli

    (Semiya) Payasam - Roasted semiya cooked in milk and sugar

    $3.00

Beverages

  • Soft Drinks

    $1.50

  • Juices

    $2.00

  • Mango Lassi

    $3.00