Best of South Indian Cuisine

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Exhilarating Menu

At The Madras Diaries, we create an atmosphere that takes you on a nostalgic ride and offers a culinary treat for all the senses. Take a look at our meticulously prepared menu featuring must-try dishes and favourites from the Indian foodscape.

SOUP

Take your pick from our range of broth and soup, simmered to perfection in authentic Indian spices to uplift and elevate the first course of your culinary journey.

VEGETARIAN

MURUNGAI KAI CHAARU

Our signature soup is a hearty blend of puréed drumstick, cooked in Indian spices for a scintillating serve in every spoon.

€ 4.95

MELAGU RASAM

A great start to any meal or even had by itself, spiced tomato broth simmered with coriander, cumin and a generous sprinkle of crushed peppercorns.

€ 4.50

THAKKALI RASAM

A simple yet delicious broth of tomato, with tartness from tamarind a subtle kick of chilli.

€ 4.50

NON-VEGETARIAN

KOZHI KURMILAGU CHAARU

Elevate your palate with this fragrant chicken soup cooked in Indian spices paired with a generous garnish of fresh coriander.

€ 4.95

NENJE ELUMBU CHAARU

An instant upliftment of the senses – nourishing and fragrant broth cooked with lamb rib and Indian spices.

€ 4.95

STARTERS

Transition to the main course with a plate of delicious appetizers, curated from the best of Indian cuisine and culture, served with delicious dips.

VEGETARIAN

KEERAI VADAI

Crunchy fritters of fresh spinach, lentils, fennel and cumin fried to perfection.

€ 6.00

MEDU VADA

A delectable Indian savoury doughnut, crispy on the outside and pillowy soft on the side.

€ 6.50

PODI BONDA*

Crispy fried lentil dumplings tossed in a spicy blend of gun powder and curry leaves.

€ 7.50

URULAI BONDA

The king of bondas, spiced potato masala encased in flour batter and fried golden.

€ 6.00

BEETROOT KOLA URUNDAI*

Subtle sweet beet meets spiced lentil and earthy nuts to form a delicious kofta, deep-fried to perfection.

€ 7.50

RASAM VADA

Roundels of deep-fried urad dal batter simmered in an aromatic and spicy herbed tomato broth. A culinary treat of textures and flavour.

€ 6.00

ONION BAJJI

Crunchy on the outside and tender inside, crispy fritters of red onion rings and mild banana peppers; an indispensable tea time treat in South India.

€ 5.50

MILAGAI BAJJI

Crunchy on the outside and tender inside, crispy fritters of red onion rings and mild banana peppers; an indispensable tea time treat in South India.

€ 5.50

MIXED VEGETABLE PAKODA

A popular Indian street snack of assorted shredded veggies, coated in a generous batter and deep fried.

€ 6.00

VEGETABLE SAMOSA

Pockets of crispy pastry with a delicious veggie stuffing.

€6.00

PANEER GHEE ROAST*

A Mangalorean specialty of cottage cheese simmered in slow roasted chilli, select spices and a douse of aromatic clarified butter. This one is a must-try!

€ 12.00

KALAN MILAGU PERATTAL

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