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Eat Good Karma

TARKA INDIAN KITCHEN

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CURRIES

Six delicious curries sautéed with your choice of Chicken, Lamb, Vegetables, Paneer or Shrimp. Spiced to order and served with basmati rice.

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KABOBS

Juicy & flavorful grilled entrees, served with fresh vegetables, basmati rice and a delicious chutney made with mint tamarind & yogurt.

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BIRYANIS

Basmati rice stir-fried with garlic, ginger, onions, spices, and choice of protein. Spiced to order and served with a yogurt-cucumber sauce.

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VEGETARIAN

An amazing selection of fresh vegetarian and vegan dishes spiced and served with perfectly cooked and seasoned basmati rice.

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VEGETARIAN

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VEGAN

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GLUTEN-FREE

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STARTERS
VEGETABLE SAMOSAS vegan

Flaky pastry puffs stuffed with seasoned potatoes and green peas. Served with mint-tamarind-yogurt chutney. VEGAN CHUTNEY available upon request.

SAMOSA CHAAT vegetarian

Classic Indian street fare! Samosas topped with onions, garbanzo beans, raita, chutneys & roti crisps. An adventure for the taste buds!

VEGETABLE PAKORAS vegan gluten-free

Potatoes & Onions dipped and fried in a seasoned gram flour & roasted cumin batter. Served with mint-tamarind-yogurt chutney. VEGAN CHUTNEY available upon request.

CHICKEN PAKORAS gluten-free

Tender chicken strips dipped in a seasoned chick pea flour batter. Served with mint-tamarind-yogurt chutney.

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SOUPS & SALADS
MULLIGATAWNY SOUP gluten free

Flavorful vegetables, lentils & minced chicken, infused with lemon juice, curry powder & coconut milk.

MADRAS SOUP vegan gluten-free

Tomato-Coconut Soup cooked with Indian spices & finished with an aromatic tarka of onions, cumin & garlic.

CHICKEN KABOB SALAD gluten-free

Freshly grilled chicken kabobs atop mixed greens, tomatoes, cabbage, cucumbers, and carrots, tossed in a honey-tamarind dressing.

GREEN SALAD vegetarian gluten-free

Mixed greens, tomatoes, onions, garbanzos & cucumbers with a choice of dressing.

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FRESH BREAD

Baked fresh to order.

NAAN

Leavened Indian flatbread

GARLIC NAAN

Leavened flatbread coated with garlic & basil

ROTI vegetarian

Unleavened whole wheat bread.

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TARKA “NAANINIS”

Freshly sauteed ingredients stuffed inside a naan, perfectly toasted. Served with masala fries or green salad.

SHREDDED LAMB, CURRIED CHICKEN, OR ALOO GOBI

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CURRIES

Served with basmati rice.
1. Choose your favorite curry
2. Pick a protein:
(Chicken, Lamb, Shrimp, Vegetables, Paneer)
3. Select a spice level: (MILD, MED, HOT)

TIKKA MASALA gluten-free

Mouthwatering creamy tomato curry infused with fresh herbs and ground spices.

KORMA gluten-free nuts

Rich cashew almond pistachio cream sauce.

SAAG gluten-free

Pureed spinach sauteed with garlic and onions, delicately spiced and enriched with cream.

COCONUT vegan gluten-free

Smooth onion sauce infused with fresh ginger and garlic, finished with coconut milk and potatoes. Served with Basmati Rice.

VINDALOO gluten-free

Tangy onion and tomato sauce sauteed with bell peppers and potatoes, finished with tamarind chutney.

DAAL vegan gluten-free

Yellow & red lentils cooked with Indian spices & finished with a tarka of onions, tomatoes, cumin & coriander.

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KABOBS

Served with basmati rice.
Juicy and flavorful creations served with sauteed vegetables, basmati rice and mint-tamarind chutney.

CHICKEN KABOB gluten-free

Tender chicken breast delicately seasoned in our chef’s special marinade. Served with mint-tamarind-yogurt chutney.

LAMB KABOB gluten-free

Juicy boneless lamb marinated in yogurt with fresh garlic and ginger, roasted cumin, herbs & spices.

COMBO KABOB gluten-free

Can’t decide? Get the best of both worlds with two skewers each of chicken and lamb kabob.

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BIRYANIS

Basmati rice stir-fried with ginger, garlic, onion, and whole spices.
1. Pick a protein:
(Chicken, Lamb, Shrimp, Vegetables, Paneer)
2. Select a spice level: (MILD, MED, HOT)

BIRYANIS gluten-free

Served with yogurt blended with roasted cumin, herbs, and finely grated cucumbers, onion & potatoes.

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VEGETARIAN

Served with basmati rice.
Spiced to order: (MILD, MED, HOT)

SAAG CHANNA gluten-free

A flavorful combination of our garbanzo bean curry andpureed spinach sautéed with garlic and onions

MALAI KOFTA nuts

Savory vegetable dumplings cooked in a rich tomato-onion curry sauce. Served with basmati rice.

TARKA DAAL vegan gluten-free

Yellow and red lentils cooked with Indian spices and finished with a tarka of onions, tomatoes, cumin and coriander.

CHANNA MASALA vegan gluten-free

Zesty garbanzo bean curry with sautéed onions, tomatoes, garlic and ginger, garnished with cilantro.

MATTAR PANEER gluten-free

Paneer cheese and green peas simmered in an onion curry with a touch tomato sauce and cream. Served with basmati rice.

ALOO GOBI vegan gluten-free

Braised cauliflower and potatoes cooked with a fragrant blend of spices. A traditional north Indian favorite!

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KIDS MENU

Served with a choice of apple juice, mango lemonade, or a fountain drink.

TIKKA MASALA CURRY BOWL gluten-free

Chicken, veggies or paneer in mild Tikka Masala curry over basmati rice.

BIRYANI RICE BOWL gluten-free

Basmati rice stir-fried Indian style with chicken, veggies or paneer.

KABOB BOWL gluten-free

Chicken or Lamb Kabob served over basmati rice or masala fries, with mint-tamarind chutney.

CHICKEN PAKORAS gluten-free

Indian style chicken fingers served with rice or masala fries.

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DESSERTS
RAS MALAI nuts

Delicate cheese patties served in sweetened cream infused with cardamom.

GULAB JAMAN

A traditional deep fried milk pastry served warm in a rosewater-honey syrup.

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BEVERAGES

Naturally sweetened soft drinks, mango lemonade, iced tea, chai, topo chico mineral water.

FRESHLY WHIPPED LASSIS (MANGO, STRAWBERRY)

A refreshing Indian concoction of yogurt freshly whipped with ripe pureed fruit.

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Disclaimer: We strive to ensure that our gluten-free items are safe for your diet, however, we cannot guarantee that cross-contamination between ingredients will not occur.

Tarka Locations

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SUNSET
VALLEY
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5207 Brodie Ln.
Austin, TX 78745
(512) 892-2008

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2525 W. Anderson Ln.
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 323-0955

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11501 Rock Rose
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 719-3311

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201 University Blvd
Round Rock, TX 78665
(512) 246-1922

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STONE
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427 N. Loop 1604 W
San Antonio, TX 78232
(210) 499-0982

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HOUSTON
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721 W 19th St #7
Houston, TX 77008
(346) 802-2096

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SPRINGWOODS
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2168 Spring Stuebner #290
Spring, TX 77380
(346) 224-8124

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Tarka

INDIAN CUISINE

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Tarka: The pop and sizzle of spices dancing on hot oil

At Tarka, we know that sound and smell intimately, from our own kitchens growing up. We have experienced the deliciousness that happens when our moms bring out their spice tiffins, and get their Tarka on.

Tarka is committed to making affordable and healthy Indian cuisine and offers a variety of vegan and gluten-free menu items. Our entire menu is priced under $10. Dine in. Take Out. Delivery via third-party delivery partners.

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OUR ROOTS

Our first store opened in Austin in 2009, and from that moment on, our guests have been almost as passionate about Tarka as we are.

 

We set out with a simple premise. Create a restaurant with fresh and flavorful Indian food that is also fast and affordable. Serve it in a casual, modern space with stellar customer service. Make it as convenient as possible, whether you’re enjoying a relaxing meal on our patio with a glass of wine, or grabbing take out using our online ordering system. And, run it as environmentally friendly as we can.

Our first store opened in Austin in 2009, and from that moment on, our guests have been almost as passionate about Tarka as we are. We had lines out the door, but couldn’t make the food fast enough. Struggling to keep up, we scrambled to redo our menu countless times before we finally found the right balance of curries, kabobs, biryanis, and freshly baked flatbreads. And we paired the food with great drinks like mango lemonade, fresh fruit lassis and select wine and beer.

Enthusiastically embraced by Austin, Tarka opened its second location a year later and a third shortly after that. We opened our first store outside of Austin in 2014, and now have locations in Austin, San Antonio & Houston.

CITY OF AUSTIN ‘GREEN-RESTAURANT’

The City of Austin has recognized Tarka as a Green Restaurant. We use environmentally friendly to-go packaging, recycle our used cooking oil, glass, aluminum, plastic & cardboard, and compost our food waste. For additional information, please feel free to email us at info@tarkaindiankitchen.com.

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