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Starter version of our steam cooked puffy rice cake consisting of 2 plain idlies served with sambar and coconut chutney.
Ground urud lentil and Spices, shaped into a doughnut and deep fried. Served with sambar and coconut chutney.
Pakora: A selection of vegetable mixed with gram flour and spices, finely deep fried. Bonda: Flavoured mashed potato ball dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried. Served with sauce of the day.
Marinated cottage cheese deep fried and tossed with mixed peppers in chilly sauce.
Minced chicken breast mixed with South Indian spices & herbs then shaped into a small doughnut and deep fried.
Boneless pieces of lamb cubes marinated with pepper, fresh coriander spices and yogurt sauce, cooked in tandoor.
A medley Chicken vada, tender chicken Tikka, prawn and fish cutlet, potato bonda and vegetable pakora.
Boneless cubes of pork / beef prepared with fresh onion, ginger, garlic, green chilli, spices and curry leaves.
Boneless cubes of beef marinated overnight with ginger, garlic, green chilly and other condiments and deep fried with curry leaves.
Scottish Salmon marinated in south Indian spices and cooked in tandoor.
King prawn or fresh seabass fillet marinated with south indian spices, wrapped with banana leaf and grilled in hot plate.
King prawns dipped in coconut and egg spices batter and deep fried.
South Indian fish cake. Fish & prawn, mixed with potato & spices, finely deep fried.
Dosa and Idli
One of the must have in a south Indian restaurant! Paper thin pan cakes made of fermented lentil and rice mixture with various options as fillings is great to start with - Dosa: A traditional paper thin south Indian pan cake made from rice and lentil flour accompanied with Sambar, coconut chutney and beetroot pachadi. Masala – Farm fresh potato mashed with chopped onion and flavoured with curry leaves, fried mustard seeds and south Indian spices. Sambar – Fresh vegetable cooked with yellow lentil and south Indian spices with asafoetida. Idli: 4 pieces Puffy rice cake, steam cooked with sambar and coconut chutney.
Crispy Dosa is a type of pancake from the Indian subcontinent, made from a fermented batter of ground rice and black gram.
Crispy Dosa with delicious masala fillings served with coconut chutney, sambar and beetroot sauce.
Dosa with ghee or butter. Crispier and tastier.
Dosa with chopped onion inside it.
Onion Dosa with masala filling. Added taste!
Masala Dosa with extra toppings that enhance the taste.
Masala Dosa with succulent chicken cubes as extra toppings.
Masala Dosa with well marinated lamp cubes as extra toppings.
Idli cakes are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice. Served 4 cakes with Sambar, Chutney and Beetroot sauce.
This is where you find the best south Indian cuisine in Edinburgh. Take a look at these mouth watering dishes and choose the right one for you to give it a try.
Our vegetarian dishes are even healthier and tastier with the authentic spices we use!
Fresh seasonal vegetables and dried fruits and cashew nuts prepared with cashew nut and almond gravy with fresh cream and butter.
A traditional Hyderabadi dish made from aubergines in a rich tangy onion and coconut gravy.
Potato and peas or cauliflower (please specify) curry with onions, tomato gravy and South Indian spices.
Lentil cooked with tomatoes, onions and mild spices then tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves, coriander leaves, garlic cloves and dry red chilly.
An aromatic dish of chick peas gently cooked with onions, garlic and yoghurt.
Okra cooked with fresh grated coconut, curry leaves and mild spices.
A vegetarian delight consisting of Indian cheese simmered in a buttery smooth tomato sauce with a hint of kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves).
A combination of spinach puree and cottage cheese with tomatoes, garlic and spices.
Try these dishes made with most succulent and juicy beef perfectly blended with fresh spices to treat your taste buds.
Chef's special medium spicy dish. Beef prepared with mushroom, mixed peppers, chilli, coconut and spices flavoured with fresh coriander and curry leaves.
Spicy speciality dish of south India. Beef prepared with special spices.
Chef's special. Spicy, aromatic and mouth watering dish prepared with careful mixes of various spices to enhance the taste of well marinated beef. A must try for beef lovers.
Unusual in Indian restaurants in the UK but where we coming from, Pork dishes are very popular and our chef has extensive experience in this cuisine, hence we have decided to introduce the same exotic Pork dishes in Edinburgh for our customers.
An unavoidable dish in Kerala christian families. Chef's special medium spicy pork dish prepared with ginger, garlic, coriander, coconut and various spices.
Pork prepared in very spicy curry sauce of red chilli, onion, tomato and spices.
Pork prepared in an exotic cashew nut sauce and coconut cream with fresh onion, tomato, ginger and spices.
You won't see common curry sauce in our dishes and that is a promise. Try our chicken dishes to feel the difference.
Boneless pieces of chicken cooked with aromatic curry leaves, mustard seeds, tomatoes, ground spices and coconut.
This exotic food is named after the hills from we bring the spices. We prepare it with 21 different spices to make it one of the tastiest chicken curries available in Edinbrugh.
Boneless chicken cooked in an exotic blend of whole spices, tomatoes, fresh green chillies and coconut milk.
Tender chicken cooked with delightful green masala sauce of spinach, fresh cream, coriander and spices.
Boneless pieces of chicken dish from Kerala villages. Chicken cooked with potato, coconut, Kerala spices. Flavoured with crushed black pepper.
The perennial favourite, marinated and tandoor grilled tikka of boneless chicken, simmered in a satin smooth cream, tomato and kasoori methi gravy.
Spicy dish, boneless chicken cooked with mixed peppers, tomato, green chili, red chili, onion, cumin seeds and coriander leaves.
Delicately spiced boneless chicken breast in a cream and coconut sauce.
Tender lamb cooked with most aromatic spices from Nilgiri hills. Made fresh to treat your palate as you wish, mild, hot or hotter!
Lamb pan fried with onion, chilli, ginger and flavoured with black pepper, dedicated to all lovers of pepper spicy food.
Cubes of lamb cooked with delightful green masala sauce of spinach, mint, green chillies and spices.
Marinated lamb chunks roasted in a pan and tossed in fresh herbs, spices & grated Coconut.
Lamb marinated and prepared with 21 different spices from Nilgiri hills to give you the finest taste. Well-Seasoned lamb means it absorbs all the spices and release the aroma and taste when it's slowly cooked.
Lamb prepared with mixed peppers, onions, roasted cumin seeds and south Indian herbs.
Lamb chunks in a very spicy curry sauce of red chilli, onion and spices.
Tandoor with our speciality spices.
Boneless chicken marinated in south Indian spices, herbs and yogurt. Prepared in Tandoor and served with curry sauce.
Platter of King prawn, lamb, chicken marinated with mix peppers and fresh onion. Cooked in tandoor and served with curry sauce.
King prawns marinated in a spicy saffron sauce and yogurt. Cooked in tandoor. Served with curry sauce.
Unlike other Indian zone, south Indians dishes includes a variety of Prawn and Fish curries and fries. We are introducing some of the best for our Edinburgh customers at Nilgiri Spice.
A saucy south Indian delicacy! Fresh sea bass fillets prepared in coconut milk with pepper, green chillies, fresh tomato, lemon and curry leaf.
Popular south Indian medium spicy fish curry from Malabar, Sea bass prepared in coconut, red chilly & Malabar Spices.
Speciality of Goa, sea bass prepared in coconut milk, tamarind juice, tomato, ginger, garlic, chilli and curry leaves.
A fish delight, salmon prepared in a special masala of pepper, fennel seeds, cinnamon, ginger, kudampuli/goraka, chilli and garlic garnished with curry leaves.
Very spicy dish of fresh fish prepared in the most traditional cooking style especially in Kerala. Fresh fish seasoned with spices and herbs with lemon juice then cooked slowly to release the flavour and aroma into the sauce.
Explore the prawn dishes we introduce to our customers in Edinburgh. We proudly present the most loved dishes from the southernmost part of India to tickle your taste buds in Nilgiri Spice.
Medium spicy prawn curry from the coast of Mangalore prawn prepared in coconut milk, red chili, tamarind & flavered with asafoetida.
King prawn prepared with mixed pepper, onion, tomato, green chilli, ginger, garlic, coconut and special Kerala spices.
Spicy, aromatic and mouth-watering dish prepared by our master chef with careful mixes of fresh spices and herbs. One of the best exotic dishes from south of India.
King prawn cooked with raw mango pieces, onion, tomato, green chillies, ginger, garlic in coconut milk & chefs special masala.
Mixed Sea Food
Again, we are introducing our food unique food culture to Edinburgh. Seafood marinated with exotic spices make it more delicious than those dishes you have ever tried before!
Mussels, small prawns, squid & fish prepared with onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, kudampuli / goraka (garcinia gummi-gutta) & in chefs special masala.
Spicy seafood curry prepared by our master chef in red chilli, black pepper, green chilli, ginger, garlic with cashew nut sauce.
Mild seafood curry. Mussels, small prawns, squid and fish prepared in coconut milk with ginger, garlic, mild spices, white onion and cashew nut sauce.
A huge selection of Indian bread, rice, south Indian special rice, paratha and speciality dishes to choose from.
A selection of Indian bread, popularly known as Naan from plain naan to peshwari naan to choose from.
South Indian Bread
Selection of traditional and most popular south Indian breads to go with the delicious main dishes.
Thin flat bread prepared in hot plate.
Thick flat bread prepared in tandoor.
Layered flat bread prepared in hot plate. Kerala style.
Potato stuffed flat bread.
Green chilli stuffed flat bread.
Chopped Paratha tossed with Vegetables and Egg with South Indian spices.
Tailor made rice dishes varied from steam rice to south Indian favourites like curd rice and all for our guests.
Basmati rice cooked with butter ghee & spices.
Pappadam served with pickle tray. Pickle, Onion sauce and Mango chutney. Each £0.50.
We do have a great selection of exotic wines, beers and spirits to go with our delicious food.
Beer on Tap
Fully licensed with large selection of spirits, beer on tap, exclusive wines and champagnes plus BYOB. Full list and prices available for in-house dining.
Wine and Spirits
Selection of exclusive Wines and spirits to choose from our bar. BYOB also entertained if that is what you prefer.
Home Made Drinks and Soft Drinks
Home made drinks like various lassi, Masala Tea, other hot drinks and soft drinks are available for both in-house and takeaway customers.
Solid south East Indian fayre, with tasty dosas and very reasonable spices. I think the open table listing said BYOB so we did, but the restaurant oils licensed for beers and wines.