Menu

Welcome to Saffron. We proudly present our exquisite menu which offers you a variety of authentic Northwest frontier Indian Cuisine. We use the best ingredients available and prepare every dish to order so it is as fresh as it can be. Our chef will be delighted to prepare your order mild, medium or hot, to suit your palate. All dishes are garnished with fresh cilantro, tomatoes and/or fresh crisp ginger juliennes.



House Specialty    

❤ Low Cholesterol 

❖ Hot & Spicy

Ⓥ Vegan - Consult Server

 

 

 Appetizers

 Served with Date & Tamarind and Mint Chutney. 

Ⓥ Mumble-Chumble Vegetable Samosas - $4.50

Crisp pastries stuffed with tender spiced potatoes and green peas (2). 

Ⓥ Murmur Vegetable Pakoras - $5.00

Fresh spinach, onions, and finely chopped cauliflower dipped in chickpea batter and rapid fried (6).

Ⓥ Crunch-Scrunch Aloo Tikki - $5.00

Delicately spiced potato pancakes, rapid fried (4) 

 Crunchy Chatpaty Aloo - $5.00

Cubes of tender fried potatoes, sauteed and tossed in our spicy sweet-sour dressing.

Papdi Chat - $5.00

Crisp flour wafers, cucumber, tomatoes, onions and chick peas tossed in our spicy sweet-sour dressing and drizzled with yogurt.

Assorted Non-Vegetarian Starters

For 2- $9.95

For 4 - $18.95

A platter of vegetable samosas, lamb and chicken kebabs, pakoras and papadum.

Assorted Vegetarian Starters

For 2- $8.50

For 4 -         $16.00

A platter of vegetable samosas, aloo tikki, pakoras and papadums.

Soup du Jour

❤ Soup of the Day served with Papadum

Cup - $2.50

Bowl - $3.50

Chef's Special

❤ Includes soup with papadum, tandoori chicken, seekh kebabs, lamb curry, daal, saffron rice, and a plain naan. Finish sweetly with kheer and coffee or tea - $22.95

Tandoori

Served on a sizzler with grilled fruits and vegetables, with date tamarind and mint chutneys. 

A la Carte

Saffron Tandoori Chicken     Whole- $19.95    Half- $11.95

Say hello to your new obsession! Tender skinless chicken, marinated for 24 hours in our special house marinade, then backed to perfection on skewers in the clay oven.

Exotic Malai Kebab- $13.95

Boneless chicken breasts marinated in a velvety mellow marinade with garlic, spices, and extra-virgin olive oil, then charred in the tandoor.

❤ Hearty Chicken Tikka Kebab - $11.95

Boneless chicken intensely marinated with a yogurt-based infusion, then backed in the clay oven on skewers.

❤ Sizzling Seekh Kebab - $12.95

Flute-shaped ground lamb with sweet onions, fresh herbs, and savory spices baked on skewers in the tandoor.

❤ Tandoori Mixed Grill - $14.50

An assortment of perfectly backed tandoori chicken, chicken tikka kebabs, malai kebabs, and seekh kebabs. Perfect if you want to try a little of everything!

Paneer Tikka-$13.95

Large cubes of homemade cheese soaked in a decedent marinade then baked in the clay oven.

Seafood Delights

A la Carte

Superb Shrimp, Chicken & Paneer Mussallam  - 14.95

A Muglai novelty. Shrimp, chicken, and cubes of homemade un-aged cheese slowly simmered in yogurt, cream, and coconut milk sauce with herbs and spices. Garnished with hard-boiled egg.  

Marvelous Shrimp Hussaini - 13.95

A specialty from royal kitchen of Nawab and Nizam of Hyderabad. Shrimp sauteed with scallions, sweet onions, tomatoes, and crisp bell peppers in our spicy sweet-sour sauce.  

 Malabar Coconut Shrimp Curry - 13.95

Shrimp pan-seared with cream of coconut in exquisite sauce.  

Blistering Shrimp Vindaloo - 13.95

Shrimp cooked in a spicy sauce with tomatoes and tender potatoes

Heavenly Shrimp Jhalfrazi - 13.95

Shrimp gently sauteed with fresh vegetables, herbs, and savory spices. 

Lusty Shrimp Karahi Masala - 13.95

Shrimp gently cooked in a zesty cream garlic sauce.  

Vegetable Delights

A la Carte

Dainty Bengan Patiala Masala - 11.95

An exclusive recipe from the Maharaja of Patiala's kitchen. Fresh eggplant smeared with herbs, spices, then cooked with bell peppers, California raisins, and nuts.  

Zesty Gobhi Kaju - 12.50

Tender florets of cauliflower gently sauteed with cashews, fresh herbs, and tropical spices.  

Peppery Chili Paneer - 12.95

Our signature item. Soft, Indian chee

se sauteed with crisp bell peppers, sweet onions, tomatoes, and savory Indian spices with a hint a zesty garlic, ginger, and cilantro.  

Majestic Paneer Shahjahani - 12.95

Our signature item. Soft Indian cheese slowly simmered in a creamy coconut sauce with fresh mushrooms, nuts, and golden raisins.  

Delectable Mutter Paneer - 11.50

Homemade un-aged, unprocessed cheese, and tender green peas cooked in a succulent sauce with fresh herbs and spices.  

 Savory Gobhi Aloo Masala - 11.50

Fresh cauliflower florets and tender potatoes cooked in an onion and herb sauce with spices. 

Superb Mutter Aloo - 9.95

Potatoes and tender green peas cooked in a delicious exotic spicy curry. 

Hearty Pindi Channa - 10.95

A specialty of Rawa

lpindi, Pakistan. Chickpeas simmered in a savory blend of fresh herbs and exotic spices.  

Pappy Malai Kofta - 11.95

Rapid fresh balls made of fried Idaho potatoes and unprocessed cheese, smothered in a velvety curry with tender green peas, nuts, and golden raisins.  

Mesquite Daal du Jour - 10.95

Lentil cooked with spices and pan-seared with fresh herbs.  

Amazing Bengan Aloo Masala - 10.95

Fresh eggplant, bell peppers and tender green potatoes skillet seared with herbs and tropic spices.  

Nutty Navratan Korma - 12.95

Mixed vegetables smothered in yogurt and coconut milk sauce with nine exotic spices, almonds, cashews, and California raisins.  

More Vegetables Delights

A la Carte

Utterly Butterly Shahi Paneer - $12.95

Cubes of homemade un-aged, unprocessed cheese smothered in a sweet, creamy sauce with nuts and raisins.  

Savory Palak Paneer - $11.95

Homemade cheese and creamed spinach cooked in tomatoes, onions, zesty garlic, ginger, and spices.  

Heavenly Vegetable Jhalfrazi - $11.95

Garden fresh crisp vegetables and cubes of unprocessed cheese slowly simmered in an exotic curry sauce.  

Blistering Vegetable Vindaloo - $11.95

Garden fresh vegetables and soft Indian cheese slowly simmered in a tangy, hot, mouth -watering sauce.  

Savory Channa Saag - $11.95

Chickpeas simmered in a savory secret blend of fresh herbs with spinach. 

Marvelous Paneer Hussaini - $12.95

Diced fresh Indian cheese sauteed with sweet onions, tomatoes, and crisp bell peppers in our spice sweet-sour sauce, with a hint of zesty garlic and ginger.  

Lamb Delights

Extra lean boneless leg of lamb used in all lamb preperations

A la Carte

Blazing Lamb Vindaloo - $12.75

Lamb cooked with tender potatoes and tomatoes in a succulent spicy sauce. 

Hurly-Burly Lamb Chili - $12.95

Very lean cubes of boneless lamb simmered in a flurry of curry, topped with pan seared crisp green chilies.  

Marvelous Lamb Hussaini - $13.50

Tender, juicy morsels of lamb gently sauteed in a spicy sweet-sour sauce with crisp bell peppers, sweet onions, shallots and vine-ripened tomatoes.  

Lusty Lamb Do-Piyazza - $13.50

Boneless cubes of lamb cooked with sweet onions, vine ripened tomatoes, ginger, and zesty garlic, topped with rings of fresh onion.  

Robust Lamb Curry - $13.00

Lamb cooked in an onion based gravy with garlic, tomatoes, ginger, spices and fresh herbs.  

Heavenly Lamb Jhalfrazi - $14.00

Lamb chunks slowly simmered with a variety of garden fresh vegetables, herbs, and savory spices.  

Savory Lamb Saag - $13.50

Lamb chunks simmered in exotic spices and fresh herbs with creamed spinach.  

Angelic Lamb Shahjahani - $14.00

Lamb cubes cooked in our special creamy yogurt-coconut sauce with fresh mushrooms, nuts, and California raisins.  

Chicken Delights

Skinless and boneless white meat used in all preparations.  

A la Carte

Piquant Chicken Chili - $12.75

Boneless chicken cooked with crisp bell peppers, sweet onions, tomatoes, garlic in a fiery sauce.  

Heavenly Chicken Tikka Masala - $13.95

Boneless chicken kebabs slowly simmered in a sweet, creamy sauce with garlic and ginger.  

Exquisite Chicken Shahjahani - $13.50

Our signature item and Emperor Shahjahan's favorite. Boneless chicken sauteed with fresh mushrooms, savory spices, nuts, and golden raisins. Garnished with hard-boiled egg.  

Luscious Chicken Karahi - Do Piyazza - $12.95

Boneless chicken and onions pan-seared in an exotic spicy sauce.  

Awesome Chicken Malai Noorjahani - $13.50

Our signature item. Diced tender exotic malai kebobs gently simmered in a savory coconut cream sauce.  

Marvelous Chicken Hussaini -$13.50

Diced boneless chicken sauteed with scallions, sweet onions, tomatoes, and crisp bell peppers in our spicy sweet-sour sauce with a hint of zesty garlic and ginger.  

Heavenly Chicken Jhalfrazi - $13.50

Boneless chicken slowly simmered with fresh vegetables, herbs, and savory spices.  

Pleasant Chicken Peshawari Korma - $12.95

Boneless chicken smothered in yogurt and coconut milk sauce with nuts and California golden raisins. Garnished with hard-boiled egg slices.  

Delectable Chicken Mughlai  - $12.95

Boneless chicken pan-seared in a n exotic creamed curry. Garnished with sliced hard-boiled egg.

Blistering Chicken Vindaloo - $12.75

Boneless chicken and tender potatoes cooked in a hot, tangy sauce.  

Savory Chicken Saagwala - $12.95

Boneless chicken simmered with lightly creamed spinach and savory spices.  

Robust Chicken Curry - $12.50

Chicken cooked in an onion based gravy with garlic, tomatoes, ginger, fresh herbs, and tropic spices.  

Basmati Rice

Saffron Rice 

Full - $3.50 Half - $2.00

Basmati rice cooked with tender green peas and topped with sliced almonds

Steamed White Rice - $1.50

Classic Vegetable Biryani - $10.95

Saffron rice sauteed with garden fresh vegetables, herbs, savory spices, raisins and nuts. 

Ultimate Chicken Biryani - $12.95

Saffron rice slowly simmered with boneless chicken, herbs, spices, raisins and nuts. Garnished with hard-boiled egg slices.  

Gourmet Lamb Biryani - $14.95

Extra lean boneless leg of lamb simmered with basmati rice and gently seared with fresh herbs. Garnished with hard-boiled egg slices.  

Unique Shrimp Biryani - $13.95

Saffron rice gently sauteed with spicy shrimp, nuts and raisins, with a touch of fresh herbs. Garnished with hard-boiled egg slices.  

Tandoori Bread

Made to order and baked on the walls of our clay oven.  

Plain Naan - $2.50 

Flat leavened white bread topped with onion seeds.  

Garlic Naan - $3.00 

Topped with fresh garlic and cilantro, then brushed with butter.  

Onion Naan - $3.50 

Stuffed with sweet onions and topped with cumin seeds, cilantro, and butter.  

Palak Naan - $3.50

Studded with fresh baby spinach and onions, topped with cumin seeds, spinach, and butter.  

Chili Naan - $3.00 

Topped with minced red and

green chilies, cilantro, then brushed with butter.  

Paneer Naan - $4.25

Stuffed with seasoned crumbled paneer topped with cilantro and butter.

Keema Naan - $4.00

Stuffed with ground lamb, fresh herbs, and spices, then topped with cilantro and butter.  

Peshawari Naan - $4.00

Stuffed with nuts, raisins and fennel seeds, then generously topped with melted butter and shredded coconut.  

Tandoori Roti - $2.00

Unleavened whole-wheat flatbread. 

Plain Laccha Paratha - $3.50

Unleavened whole-wheat butter layered bread.  

Podina Paratha - $3.50

Layered bread stuffed with fresh mint leaves and cumin seeds, and topped with butter.  

Fried Bread

Crisp Poori - $2.00

Unleavened whole-wheat puffed bread

Wheeze Bhatura - $2.50

Leavened deep fried bread.  

Tidbits

Cool Raita - $2.50

Low fat homemade yogurt with cucumber and fresh mint.  

Plain Yogurt - $2.00

Low fat homemade yogurt. 

Mixed Indian Pickles - $2.00

Sweet Mango Chutney - $2.00

Saffron's Sensational Salad - $4.50

Fresh fruit, melon, cucumber, onions, bell peppers, and tomatoes, served in our signature vinegar-based dressing.  

Fresh Salmagundi Salad - $3.25

Lettuce, cucumber, onions, mushrooms, chickpeas, and tomatoes, served with our house yogurt-based dressing.  

Papadum - $2.75

Lightly spiced lentil wafer

Beverages

Soda Pop 

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite - $2.75

Rootbeer, Orange Fanta - $2.75

Gingerale, Lemonade - $2.75

Juices & Milk 

Mango Juice - $3.00

Orange, Pineapple, Cranberry Juice - $2.75

Milk - $1.75

Coffee & Tea

Tea or Coffee - $2.50

Indian Spiced Tea with honey and lemon/cream - $2.75

Polar Iced Tea - $2.75

Darjeeling Tea - $2.75

Herbal Tea - $2.75

Specialty Drinks

Masala Chai - $3.50

Snappy Mango Shake - $4.00

Aha! Sweet Lassie - $2.95

Sweet refreshing low fat yogurt drink.  

Spicy Salted Lassie - $3.50

Cool yogurt drink with salt and spices

Luscious Mango Lassie - $3.50

Cool and refreshing low fat yogurt drink with exotic mango pulp. 

Cocoroco Coconut Lassie - $3.50

Cool and refreshing exotic coconut milk and low fat yogurt slushed to perfection.  

Water

Perrier - $3.00

Bottled Water - $3.00

Saffron's Special House Cocktails

Shanti 

Absolute Mandrin, Midori liqueur, Trple Sec, Sour Mix & Sprite, garnished with fresh orange slice.

Kesari Regal

Chivas Regal, Fresh Mint, Fresh Lime, Saffron & Gingerale. 

Mangorita

Mango Pulp, Triple Sec, Captain Morgan's Spiced Rum. Served straight up or frozen.  

Bengal Tiger 

Gin, Rum, Brandy, Pineapple and Orange Juice, topped with Creme de Cacoa, garnished with orange and a cherry.  

Sweet Goodies

Yummy Malai Kulfi - $4.00

Rich, creamy Indian ince cream topped with pistachio powder. Also available in coconut.  

Scrumptious Rasmalai - $4.00

Deep fried balls of homemade cheese, milk, and flour smothered in saffron flavored sweet syrup. Served hot and topped with sliced almonds.  

Lush Gulab Jamun - $4.00

Deep fried balls made of homemade cheese, milk, and flour smothered in saffron flavored sweet syrup. Served hot and topped with sliced almonds.  

Utterly Delicious Badami Kheer - $4.00

Almond rice pudding with raisins and nuts.  

Cheese Cake - $4.00

Chocolate Mousse Cake - $4.00