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Top 10 Delicious Foods You Must Try At Bombay Velvet

It can be tough deciding what to order at a new restaurant, but we’ve put together a list of the top 10 items we think you should try at Bombay Velvet. Start your meal off right with an appetizer, savor a flavorful main entrée, or finish your meal with a delicious dessert bang. We’ve included some of our guests’ favorite meals, along with what they have to say about our food!

Bombay Velvet Fried Chicken

Bombay Velvet Fried Chicken

Our take on a classic recipe. Our chicken is seasoned with the spices of old Delhi and then fried to a golden perfection. We serve our fried chicken with homemade pickles, crunchy greens, and mint & coriander pesto for extra flavor and a unique twist.

Roast Quail Baluchistan

Roast Quail Baluchistan

This char-grilled quail on the bone is cooked with aromatic spices, cream & cheese marinade, Bombay Saffire flambé, beetroot & onion pickle, and a flavorful masala butter cilantro cream.

Chicken Moussaka

Chicken Moussaka

This Bombay Velvet specialty comes with roasted sliced eggplant stacked with spiced ground chicken and baked with cheese, tangy tomato sauce, and couscous pilaf with saffron & almond flakes. Each bite is a medley of flavor and delight.

Mango Kheer With Blueberry Compote

Mango Kheer With Blueberry Compote

Try our take on this classic dessert with milk & alphonso mango reduction. Our unique mango kheer is guaranteed to provide a delicious twist on a favorite Indian dessert.
“Different from anything I’d ever had. We finished with a delicious mango dessert.”

Lobster Malai Curry

Lobster Malai Curry

For a tasty and filling entrée, choose our pan-seared lobster with mustard and coconut cream. The dish is served with Habanero chilies, cucumber and black olive raita, and rice pilaf with peas tossed in clarified butter–a specialty from the Bay of Bengal.

“My boyfriend got the lobster curry, [it was] also wonderful”

“The lobster curry was divine.”

Elaichi Mascarpone with Pistachio Gulab Jamun

Elaichi Mascarpone with Pistachio Gulab Jamun

Order a truly special dessert with these deep-fried sweet dumplings soaked in sugar syrup and flavored with pistachio. Paired with an elaichi (or cardamom) mascarpone cheese for an exquisite twist on a classic Indian sweet.

“Ended [dinner] with a delightful dessert – the Elaichi Mascarpone with Pistachio Gulab Jamun”

Black dal saga

Black dal saga

Famous as “Dal Bukhara”, this dish consists of black lentils cooked overnight with herbs & spices, flavored with live charcoal, and finished with cream, butter and roasted fenugreek with a cumin and onion rice pilaf. It’s not difficult to see why this dish is a favorite for so many people!

“The Black Dal Sag is the kind of dish that encapsulates the definition of food artistry.”

“I highly recommend the whimsically named Black Dal Saga.”

“For vegetarian, must try black dal and paneer & 4 cheese kofta”

“The Black Dal Saga was amazing!”

“In main course, Black Daal Saga was out of this world. It reminded me of the famous dal Bukhara in Delhi we used to eat.”

Paneer & 4 cheese Kofta

Paneer & 4 cheese Kofta

The Bombay Velvet paneer & 4-cheese kofta includes panko crusted Indian cottage cheese, cheddar, ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan crafted into a ball, with a creamy saffron sauce, crunchy baby spinach topping, and cumin basmati rice. This cheesy-savory dish is sure to impress.

“For main course go with ‘Paneer & 4 cheese kofta’ with black olives naan”

Prism of Carrot & Moong Dal Halwa

For this unique dessert, rich and delicious carrot and moong dal halwa is made in Indian clarified butter with cashews, pistachios, and almonds, and is flavored with saffron and green cardamom. The nutty, sweet taste makes for a dessert everyone can enjoy.

Char Grilled Flaming Lamb Chop

Char Grilled Flaming Lamb Chop

Our char-grilled tender New Zealand lamb chops are rubbed with garam masala, a special ‘Rogan Josh’ glaze, bourbon flambéd, and paired with pickled onions, slow roasted garlic baby potatoes, and a mint & pomegranate dip to create an absolutely incredible flavor.

“Had the chargrilled flaming lamb chops as an appetizer. Everything was fantastic and will definitely go back”

“The lamb chop appetizer was delicious”

If you aren’t sure where to start when ordering on your night out or special dinner at Bombay Velvet, choose one of these top 10 must-try dishes.

Can’t come into Bombay Velvet for dinner? Stop by for a delicious lunch and enjoy our lunch platter or a la carte menu. Our lunch and dinner menus feature foods at different price points to cater to every guest, in addition to our happy hour tapas and à la carte menu.

Stop by to enjoy dinner at Bombay Velvet, or make a reservation online.

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