Light of India

8.9

730 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3V4, Canada

Opens at 11:30 AM

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Appetizers

Start your meal off with something small!

  • Onion Bhaji

    Sliced onions dipped in Indian batter and deep fried.

    $6.05

  • Chicken Tikka

    Mildly marinated diced chicken roasted on skewers in the tandoor.

    $11.00

  • Samosa

    Deep-fried vegetable fritters.

    $6.05

Soups

Fresh, house-made soup.

  • Mulligatawny Soup

    Lentils, red chillies, ginger, turmeric, and other spices.

    $6.05

From the Tandoor

All tandoori dishes are marinated in a special yogurt mixture for twenty four hours.

  • Tandoori Chicken

    A spring chicken marinated in yogurt and delicate herbs and spices, cooked in the tandoori clay oven over flaming charcoal. Served with naan bread,

    $21.99

  • Tikka

    Diced boneless meat or shrimp marinated and mildly seasoned with delicate herbs and cooked in clay oven over flaming charcoal. Served with peas polao...

    $23.99

  • Tandoori Masala

    Tikka meat or shrimp cooked in tandoori sauce and fresh cream with sultanas and almonds.

    $21.99

  • Butter Chicken

    Diced succulent chicken roasted on skewers in the tandoor, then cooked with cream and yogurt, zwset and very mild.

    $21.99

  • Butter Chicken (Spicy)

    A spicy dish containing diced succulent chicken roasted on skewers in the tandoor, then cooked with cream and yogurt. Sweet, sour and hot.

    $21.99

Mild Dishes

Chow down on these mildly spiced dishes.

  • Korma

    A mildly spiced curry cooked in yoghurt and fresh cream with sultanas , coconut.

    $19.99

  • Pasanda

    Meat cooked in special tandoori sauce with coconuts, dried fruits, cheese.

    $19.99

  • Kashmir (19.99)

    A curry in the Kashmiri style witho sultanas, and dry fruits

    $19.99

  • Biryani

    Basmati rice and a choice of meat or shrimp, fried in clarified butter with coconut, sultanas, almonds, and garnished with tomatoes, fried onions,

    $22.00

Medium Hot Dishes

A selection of medium-spiced dishes.

  • Curry

    Meat or shrimp cooked with onions, garlic, and spices, served with lots of sauce.

    $19.99

  • Bhoona

    A special flavoured dish prepared with tomatoes, onions, and spices, served in a rich thick sauce.

    $19.99

  • Dupiaza

    A curry briskly fried with black pepper, coriander, and other spices, garnished with extra fried onions and served in a rich thick sauce.

    $19.99

  • Sag Gosht

    Tender chunks of meat or shrimp and fresh-leaf spinach cooked together with many spices in a rich thick sauce.

    $19.99

  • Methi Gosht

    A curry made with special flavoured herbs and fenugreek leaves in a rich thick sauce.

    $19.99

Hot Dishes

Kick up the heat with these deliciously hot dishes!

  • Rogan Josh

    A fairly hot curry made with clarified butter, different spices, and garnished with fried tomatoes.

    $19.99

  • Dansak

    A curry with spiced oil and garlic with a sweet, sour, and hot flavour originating from lentils, milk, and a touch of sugar.

    $19.99

  • Madras

    A rather hot curry prepared with onions, garlic, hot chilies, fresh lemon juice, and other spices.

    $19.99

  • Shrimp Pathia

    A Persian-style hot and sour shrimp curry cooked with chef's special blended spices.

    $21.99

  • Vindaloo (Very Hot)

    A very hot curry prepared with potatoes, tomato puree, lemon juice, extra chilies, and other spices.

    $19.99

  • Bangalore Pal (Extremely Hot)

    An extremely hot, highly flavoured curry cooked with special green chilies, fresh lemon juice, ginger, black pepper, and other spices.

    $19.99

  • Ceylon (Extremely Hot)

    An extra hot curry dish, cooked with coconuts, ginger, many different herbs, and special green chilies.

    $19.99

Vegetable Dishes

You won't go wrong with these healthy vegetarian dishes.

  • Mixed Vegetable Bhaji

    Mixed vegetables fried together with spices as a dry curry.

    $15.99

  • Mixed Vegetable Curry

    Slightly spicy. Mixed vegetables fried together with spices and served in their own rich gravy.

    $15.99

  • Aloo Peas

    A dry curry of potatoes and peas with onions and other spices.

    $15.99

  • Bhindi Bhaji

    A dry curry of 'bhindi', a tropical vegetable also known as 'okra' or 'ladies fingers'.

    $15.99

  • Begun Bhaji

    A dry curry of eggplant with tomatoes, onions, and other spices.

    $16.99

  • Sag Aloo Bhaji

    A dry curry of potatoes and fresh-leaf spinach.

    $15.99

  • Sag Paneer

    Spinach with chef's special homemade cheese.

    $16.99

  • Motar Paneer

    Garden-fresh peas with homemade cheese.

    $16.99

  • Aloo Gobi

    Potatoes with garden-fresh cauliflower.

    $15.99

  • Mushroom Bhaji

    Fresh mushrooms cooked in butter with chef's special blended spices and herbs.

    $15.99

  • Tarka Dhal

    Puree of lentils cooked with some spices and garnished with fried onions and garlic.

    $15.99

  • Chana Bhona

    A mildly hot dish containing chickpeas in an onion gravy sauce with a special mix of Calcutta spices.

    $15.99

  • Vegetable Korma

    A mildly spiced vegetable cooked in yoghurt and fresh cream with sultanas and almonds.

    $16.99

  • Chana Masala

    Mild tandoori-spiced vegetables cooked with fresh cream, sultanas, and coconut, garnished with almonds.

    $15.99

Sundries

Add a side to your meal.

  • Plain Papadum

    A thin, crispy-fried wafer made from ground vegetables.

    $2.20

  • Yoghurt

    Very cooling and an antidote to most spices.

    $2.75

  • Raitas

    Yoghurt with grated cucumbers and sweet spices.

    $3.99

  • Pickles

    Your choice of house-made pickles.

    $3.30

Indian Bread

Freshly made Indian bread.

  • Naan Bread

    This delicious bread is baked in a clay oven.

    $3.85

  • Garlic Naan Bread

    This delicious bread is coated in garlic and baked in a clay oven.

    $4.40

Rice Dishes

The perfect complement to your meal.

  • Polao Rice

    Plain white basmati rice.

    $4.40

  • Peas Polao

    A mix of fluffy basmati rice and fresh peas.

    $15.40

  • Vegetable Rice

    Mixed vegetable rice.

    $15.40

  • Kashmiri Polao Rice

    Basmati rice cooked with almonds, pistachio nuts, coconut, and dried fruits.

    $15.99

Beverages

Quench your thirst with a beverage

  • Canned Pop (355 ml)

    A can of soda.

    $2.20

  • Perrier Water

    A can of perrier water.

    $2.75

  • Mango Lassi

    Fresh, house-made lassi.

    $5.50