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Basil Indian & Thai Grill

Basil Indian & Thai Grill

117 Watchung Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043
973-358-7922

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"Plant Based for the Planet" Special

Vegan Yellow Curry with Tofu- Special

Lotus stem, onion, peppers, beans, and potatoes with coconut milk. Served with jasmine rice.

$19.95

Vegan Beyond Meat Kofta Curry - Special

Beyond meat and potato dumplings cooked in a cashew and coconut creamy gravy.

$19.95

thai-appetizers

THAI APPETIZERS

CHICKEN SATAY

Marinated grilled chicken on skewers serve with peanut dip.

$12.95

CHICKEN SATAY

SWEET AND SOUR SHRIMP

$15.95

CHICKEN DUMPLINGS

Steamed dumplings serve with tangy soy sauce.

$11.95

CHICKEN DUMPLINGS

VEG SPRING ROLL

$11.95

VEG SPRING ROLL

VEGETABLE DUMPLING(VEGAN)

:(VEGAN) Steamed vegetable dumpling served with tangy soya sauce.

$11.95

VEGETABLE DUMPLING(VEGAN)
indian-appetizers

INDIAN APPETIZERS

VEGETABLE SAMOSA(VEGAN)

Crisp turnovers with spiced potatoes and green peas.

$6.95

VEGETABLE SAMOSA(VEGAN)

TANDOORI WINGS

Chicken wings marinated in tandoori spices and chargrilled in tandoor.

$13.95

TANDOORI WINGS

SAMOSA CHAAT

Crushed samosa deliciously filled with mildly spiced potatoes chana, green peas, and layered with chutney and sweet yogurt.

$9.95

SAMOSA CHAAT

BASIL SPECIAL PEPPER SHRIMP

Marinated shrimp tossed with shrimp, onion, pepper, and chef anil special spices.

$15.95

BASIL SPECIAL PEPPER SHRIMP

GOBHI MANCHURIAN(VEGAN)

Crispy cauliflower tossed with Manchurian sauce.

$12.00

GOBHI MANCHURIAN(VEGAN)

CHICKEN 65

Seasoned chicken cubes fried and tossed with tangy chili sauce and flavored with curry leaves.

$13.95

CHOLE ALOO TIKKI CHAAT

(VEGAN) Potatoes patties layered With Chana, mint and tamarind chutney, garnish with sev

$9.95

MASALA CALAMARI (CHETINAD)

Calamari tossed with onion, pepper in Chettinad sauce.

$14.95

MASALA CALAMARI (CHETINAD)

HONEY CHILI CAULIFLOWER

Crispy cauliflower tossed with honey chili garlic sauce.

$12.95

HONEY CHILI CAULIFLOWER

CHICKEN LOLIPOP

Fried chicken wings tossed in Manchurian or honey chilly garlic sauce.

$14.95

CHICKEN LOLIPOP

GOBI MANCHURIAN

Crispy cauliflower tossed in a sweet and sour chili sauce.

$12.95

CHICKEN MANCHURIAN

Cubes of chicken marinated and deep fried and tossed with sweet and sour chili sauce

$13.95

HONEY CHILI CRISPY CHICKEN

$13.95

HONEY CHILI CRISPY CHICKEN
vegan-appetizers

VEGAN APPETIZERS

VEGAN DRUMSTICK MANCHURIAN

Soya protein drumstick with onion and tomato simmered in a sweet and sour chili sauce.

$15.95

VEGAN DRUMSTICK MANCHURIAN

VEGAN PRAWN BALCHAO

(VEGAN) A spicy and tangy dish made with vegan plant based protein flavored with pickled chilly and vinegar.

$15.95

CHICK`N 65 (VEGAN)

A plant based soy protein tossed with tangy chilly sauce and flavored with Mustard,chilly and curry leaves.

$15.95

VEGAN CHILLI CHICK’N

$14.95

CHICK`N MANCHURIAN(VEGAN)

A plant based soy protein with onion and bell peppers simmered in a sweet and sour chilly sauce.

$15.95

indochinese-appetizers

INDO-CHINESE APPETIZERS

CHILI PANEER

Marinated cubes of paneer tossed with onion, bell pepper, and chili garlic sauce.

$13.00

CHILI PANEER

CHICKEN MANCHURIAN

Cubes of chicken marinated & deep fried and tossed with Manchurian sauce.

$13.95

CHILI CHICKEN

Cubes of chicken marinated and deep fried and tossed with onion,pepper and soy chili sauce.

$13.95

CHILI CHICKEN
salads

SALADS

THAI GREEN PAPAYA SALAD (VEGAN)

Shredded papaya, string beans, tomatoes, and peanuts, served with Thai chili lime dressing.

$13.95

THAI GREEN PAPAYA SALAD (VEGAN)

GRILLED CORN KACHUMBER SALAD (VEGAN)

Grilled corn tossed with tomatoes, onion, cucumber, and peppers with special house dressing.

$11.95

GRILLED CORN KACHUMBER SALAD (VEGAN)
indochinese-rice-noodles

INDO-CHINESE RICE & NOODLES

HAKKA NOODLE

Noodles tossed with fresh vegetables, soy, chili, and vinegar.

$15.95

HAKKA NOODLE

PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

Steamed rice tossed with fresh vegetables, pineapple, ginger, garlic, soy, and chili.

$15.95

PINEAPPLE FRIED RICE

CHILI GARLIC NOODLE

Noodles tossed with fresh vegetables and chili garlic sauce.

$15.95

CHILI GARLIC NOODLE

SZECHUAN FRIED RICE

Steamed rice tossed with fresh vegetables and Szechuan sauce.

$15.95

SZECHUAN FRIED RICE
thai-classics-rice-noodle

THAI CLASSICS RICE & NOODLE

PAD THAI

Rice noodle, bean sprout, scallion, red onion, fried egg and fish sauce.

$15.95

PAD THAI

BASIL FRIED RICE

Jasmine rice tossed with onion, bell peppers, basil and fried egg.

$15.95

BASIL FRIED RICE

PAD KEE MAO (THAI DRUNKEN NOODLES)

Rice noodle, red pepper, green onion, basil, ginger, garlic and soy sauce.

$15.95

PAD KEE MAO (THAI DRUNKEN NOODLES)

THAI FRIED RICE

Jasmine rice tossed with broccoli, onion, tomato and fried egg.

$15.95

THAI FRIED RICE
thai-classic-curry-entree

THAI CLASSIC CURRY ENTREE

THAI GREEN CURRY

Heart of palm, eggplant, pineapple and basil, coconut milk served with jasmine rice.

$16.95

THAI GREEN CURRY

MASSAMAN CURRY

Lotus seeds, onion, peanut, coconut milk and grilled potatoes served with jasmine rice.

$16.95

MASSAMAN CURRY

THAI RED CURRY

Bamboo shoot, eggplant, string beans, and basil with coconut milk served with jasmine rice.

$16.95

THAI RED CURRY
indochinese-entree

INDO-CHINESE ENTREE

MANCHURIAN (GRAVY)

A thick sauce with chopped onion, peppers, chili, ketchup, and vinegar. (Served with jasmine rice).

$16.95

CHILI GARLIC (GRAVY)

A spicy tangy sauce with onion, bell peppers, chili, garlic, and rice vinegar. (Served with jasmine rice).

$16.95

SZECHUAN (GRAVY)

A thick and bold savory hot tangy sauce made with Szechuan peppercorn. (Served with jasmine rice).

$16.95

tandoori-grill

TANDOORI GRILL

PANEER TIKKA

Indian cottage cheese, onion and bell pepper marinated with yogurt and spices grilled in tandoor.

$19.95

PANEER TIKKA

BASIL CHICKEN TIKKA

Boneless chicken thigh cubes in green ground spices and grilled in tandoor

$19.95

BHATTI KA MURGH (TANDOORI CHICKEN)

Half chicken marinated in lemon, yogurt, and tandoori spices and roasted in clay oven.

$19.95

BHATTI KA MURGH (TANDOORI CHICKEN)

AJWANI SALMON TIKKA

Cubes of fresh salmon marinated with lemon, yogurt, and spices flavored with carom seed. Chargrilled in a clay oven.

$24.95

MALAI CHICKEN TIKKA

Boneless chicken Pieces cubes in creamy yogurt mixture seasoned with spices and chargrilled in tandoor.

$19.95

LAMB BOTI KABAB

Small chunks of boneless lamb marinated in fresh ground spices, yogurt,skewered and grilled in a clay oven.

$24.95

ACHARI CHICKEN TIKKA

Boneless chicken breast marinated in yogurt and pickled spices and grilled in tandoor.

$19.95

chicken-entree

CHICKEN ENTREE

DHABA CHICKEN CURRY

Chicken curry cooked in homestyle gravy with special indian spices.

$19.95

CHICKEN SAAGWALA

Tender pieces of chicken cooked with spinach, herbs, and indian spices.

$20.95

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

Tender boneless Chicken Pieces pieces grilled in clay oven and simmered in a creamy tomato and yogurt sauce with herbs and indian spices.

$20.95

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

CHICKEN VINDALOO

A goan specialty chicken marinated with garlic and vinegar cooked in a hot tangy gravy.

$20.95

BRITISH BALTI CHICKEN

An anglo-indian specialty. Boneless chicken tossed with bell pepper, mushroom, onion and tomato gravy flavored with fennel.

$20.95

MADRAS PEPPER CHICKEN

Chicken cooked with onion, tomato, and coconut milk flavored with mustard, chilly and curry leaves.

$20.95

MADRAS PEPPER CHICKEN

SHAHI CHICKEN KORMA

Tender chicken pieces cooked in mildly spiced creamy yogurt gravy.

$20.95

CHICKEN KALI MIRCH

Tender pieces of chicken tossed in a creamy sauce flavored with freshly ground peppercorn.

$20.95

MANGO CHICKEN

Boneless chicken pieces cooked in onion and tomato gravy flavored with black cumin seeds and mango sauce.

$20.95

DELHI WALA CHICKEN CHANGEZI

One of the most popular mughlai dishes from old Delhi. Roasted bone in chicken cooked with rich tomato based gravy, cashew nuts and indian species.

$25.95

DELHI WALA CHICKEN CHANGEZI

BUTTER CHICKEN

Grilled boneless chicken tossed in a creamy tomato and yogurt sauce with julline of bell peppers.

$21.95

lamb-goat

LAMB / GOAT

LAMB ROGAN JOSH

Tender lamb pieces cooked with onion and tomato gravy and traditional Kashmiri spices.

$21.95

GOAT SAAGWALA

Lamb or goat meat cooked with spinach, herbs and Indian spices.

$22.95

LAMB BUTTER MASALA

Boneless lamb, in a creamy tomato, and yogurt sauce with herbs and Indian spices.

$22.95

LAMB VINDALOO

Goan specialty lamb or goat meat marinated with garlic and vinegar cooked in a hot tangy gravy

$22.95

LAMB BHUNA

A semi-dry preparation,where the meat is slow-cooked in a reddish-brown thick gravy flavored with cilantro.

$22.95

GOAT VINDALOO

Goan specialty lamb or goat meat marinated with garlic and vinegar cooked in a hot tangy gravy

$22.95

SHAHI KORMA LAMB

Tender juicy meat pieces cooked in a creamy yogurt cashew sauce

$22.95

RAJPUTANA LAAL MAANS

A traditional mutton curry that hails from the royal kitchens of Rajasthan, India, cooked with yogurt and hot mathania chillies.

$22.95

SHAHI KORMA GOAT

Tender juicy meat pieces cooked in a creamy yogurt cashew sauce

$22.95

HANDI GOAT MASALA

Goat meat marinated with paste of spices, slow cooked in a sealed pot

$22.95

LAMB SAAGWALA

Lamb or goat meat cooked with spinach, herbs and Indian spices.

$22.95

vegetarian-entrees

VEGETARIAN ENTREES

DHABA DAL FRY

Yellow lentils cooked with onions, tomato, garlic, fresh herbs and spices.

$16.95

DHABA DAL FRY

PANEER KALIMIRCH

Cubes of paneer tossed in a creamy sauce flavored with freshly ground black peppers.

$19.95

LANGARWALI DAL

Mixed lentil cooked with onions,tomato flavored with fresh coriander and clarified butter.Usually served in the langar in punjab (india).

$17.95

SHAHI MALAI KOFTA

Cottage cheese and vegetable dumplings cooked in a rich and creamy gravy.

$19.95

SHAHI MALAI KOFTA

AMRITSARI CHANA MASALA (VEGAN)

Chickpea cooked with onion, tomato, ginger, and Indian spices.

$18.95

AMRITSARI CHANA MASALA (VEGAN)

METHI MALAI KOFTA

$19.95

METHI MALAI KOFTA

PANEER BUTTER MASALA

Cubes of paneer simmered in a rich yogurt and tomato gravy and flavored with butter.

$19.95

PANEER BUTTER MASALA

MUTTER PANEER

Cubes of paneer cooked with green peas, onion, tomato, and Indian spices.

$19.95

KADAI PANEER

Cubes of paneer cooked with onion, bell pepper, tomato, and Indian spices.

$19.95

DAL MAKHANI

Black lentils cooked with onion, tomato, herbs, and indian spices flavored with asafoetida.

$18.95

BHINDI ANARDANA (VEGAN)

Fresh okra tossed with onion, tomato, and flavored with mango powder and pomegranate seed.

$18.95

BHINDI ANARDANA (VEGAN)

ALOO GOBI MATAR (VEGAN)

Cubes of potato and green peas simmered in spiced tomato gravy.

$18.95

PALAK PANEER

Diced paneer cooked with pureed fresh spinach and flavored with Indian spices.

$19.95

PALAK PANEER
vegan-specialties

VEGAN SPECIALTIES

VEGAN DRUMSTICK TIKKA MASALA

Grilled soy protein drumstick simmered in a coconut tomato gravy flavored with herbs and spices.

$21.95

VEGAN DRUMSTICK TIKKA MASALA

VEGAN PROTEIN COCONUT CURRY

Soya protein cooked in a coconut based gravy with onion and tomato flavored with mustard seeds and curry leaves

$20.95

VEGAN PROTEIN MIX VEG BIRYANI

Basmati rice cooked with soy protein and mixed vegetables flavored with saffron, rosewater, and mint.

$21.95

CHICK`N VINDALOO (VEGAN)

Soya protein combined with garlic and vinegar cooked in a hot tangy gravy

$20.95

CAULIFLOWER KORMA (VEGAN)

Florets of cauliflower cooked in mildly spiced creamy coconut and cashew gravy flavored with cardamom

$18.95

VEGAN PROTEIN JALFREZI

Soya protein tossed with onion and bell pepper cooked in a sweet and sour gravy

$20.95

VEGAN DAL TARKA

Yellow lentils cooked with onion, tomato, garlic, fresh herbs, and spices.

$16.95

VEGAN DAL TARKA

VEGAN PROTEIN SAAGWALA

Soya protein cooked with onion, tomato, and spinach flavored with Indian herbs and spices

$20.95

VEGAN CHANA SAAG

Chickpeas cooked with onion, tomato, and spinach flavored with ginger and indian spices.

$18.95

VEGAN KADAI PRAWN

A plant based protein cooked with onion, tomato ,peppers and flavored with dry roast spices

$20.95

VEGAN CORN SAAG

Corn kernel cooked with onion, tomato and spinach flavored with ginger and indian spices.

$18.95

VEGAN GOAN PRAWN CURRY

A plant based protein(prawn) cooked in a traditional goan curry

$20.95

CHICK`N MANGO CURRY (VEGAN)

Soya protein cooked in a mango based gravy with onion, tomato, and indian spices

$20.95

VEGAN PROTEIN AND TOFU TIKKA MASALA

Plant based vegan meat protein and tofu simmered in a coconut tomato gravy seasoned with Indian herbs and spices.

$21.95

CHICK`N KORMA (VEGAN)

Soya protein cooked in mildly spiced creamy coconut and cashew gravy flavored with cardamom

$18.95

VEGAN TOFU PALAK

Cubes of tofu fried and cooked with spinach seasoned with indian spices.

$18.95

biryani

BIRYANI

HYDRABADI CHICKEN DUM BIRYANI

Basmati rice cooked with succulent pieces of chicken on a slow fire in dum style flavored with saffron, rosewater, and mint.

$21.95

HANDI DUM VEGETABLE BIRYANI

Basmati rice cooked with vegetable gravy on a slow fire in dum style and flavored with aromatic Indian herbs and spices.

$20.95

KASHMIRI LAMB BIRYANI

Basmati rice combined with lamb cooked in dum style, flavored with saffron, rosewater, and mint.

$23.95

HANDI DUM SHRIMP BIRYANI

Basmati rice cooked with shrimp on a slow fire in dum style and flavored with aromatic indian herbs and spices.

$23.95

HANDI DUM GOAT BIRYANI

Basmati rice and goat meat cooked together on a slow fire in dum style flavored with authentic biryani spices.

$23.95

seafood

SEAFOOD

KERALA SALMON MOILEE

A kerala style fish curry where salmon is cooked with coconut-based gravy flavored with curry leaves.

$23.95

KADAI SHRIMP

Shrimp tossed with bell pepper, onion, and tomato gravy flavored with grounded spices.

$23.95

SALMON BUTTER MASALA

$23.95

SHRIMP SAAGWALA

$23.95

SHRIMP BUTTER MASALA

$23.95

GOAN SHRIMP CURRY

Shrimp cooked in coconut and onion based gravy flavored with traditional goan spices.

$23.95

rice-speciality

RICE SPECIALITY

JEERA RICE

$5.95

LEMON RICE

$5.95

JASMINE RICE

$3.95

PEAS PULAO

$6.95

BASMATI RICE

$3.95

KASHMIRI PULAO

$8.95

soups

SOUPS

TOM YUM SOUP

Hot And Sour Broth With Onion, Mushroom, Tomatoes. Seasoned With Kaffir Lime Leaves, Galangal, Lemongrass And Fish Sauce.

$8.95

COCONUT CURRY SOUP

Coconut Curry Broth With Noodles, Beansprout, Seasoned With Lemongrass, Ginger, Garlic, And Fish Sauce.

$8.95

SWEET CORN SOUP

(VEGAN)Cream Of Sweet Corn With Vegetable And Seasoning.

$7.95

breads

BREADS

NAAN

Indian flat bread baked in tandoori clay oven.

$4.95

PANEER KULCHA

Indian flat bread baked in tandoori clay oven.

$6.95

GARLIC NAAN

White flour bread flavored with fresh garlic and coriander.

$5.95

TANDOORI ROTI

Whole wheat flour bread.

$4.95

CHEESE NAAN

: Bread stuffed with cheese.

$6.95

LACCHA PARATHA

Multi layered whole wheat flour bread.

$5.95

LACCHA PARATHA

CHILI GARLIC NAAN

$6.95

CHILI GARLIC NAAN

MINT PARATHA

Mint flavored multi layered whole wheat flour bread.

$6.95

MINT PARATHA

ROSEMARY NAAN

White flour bread infused with rosemary and olive oil.

$5.95

accompaniments

ACCOMPANIMENTS

RAITA

Fresh yogurt with chopped vegetable and spices.

$5.95

LACCHA PYAAZ

Onion, chilies, and lemon with chaat masala.

$2.95

PAPADUM

Crisp lentil wafers.

$3.95

MANGO CHUTNEY

Sweet and sour mango with Indian spices.

$3.95

MIXED PICKLE

$2.95

desserts

DESSERTS

GULAB JAMUN

Homemade khoya and flour dumpling soaked in rose flavored sweet syrup.

$5.95

GULAB JAMUN

KHEER

kheer is a luscious and creamy rice pudding that combines the rice and milk and flavored with nuts and spices.

$5.95

KULFI

$5.95

KULFI

COCONUT STICKY RICE WITH MANGO

Khao niao mamuang. glutinous sticky rice seasoned with coconut milk served with Mangoes.

$6.95

kids-menu

KIDS MENU

CHICKEN TENDERS

Chicken tender pieces with mild spices, breaded and deep fried until golden brown. Served with fries.

$9.95

MASALA FRIES

Potato french fries with a touch of mild spices.

$5.95

SHRIMP TENDER

Shrimp pieces with mild spices,breaded and deep fried until golden brown.Served with fries.

$11.95

NUTELLA NAAN

Indian flat bread with nutella spread.

$6.95

CRISPY FRIED CHICKEN WINGS

chicken wings with mild spices,breaded and deep fried until golden brown.Served with fries and honey chilly garlic dip.

$11.95

beverages

BEVERAGES

MANGO LASSI

$4.95

ICE TEA

Unsweetened ice tea

$3.50

STRAWBERRY LASSI

$4.95

STRAWBERRY FLAVORED SODA

Special soda flavored with strawberry

$3.50

STRAWBERRY FLAVORED SODA

BASIL SEED MANGO DRINK

$4.95

BASIL SEED MANGO DRINK

PASSIONFRUIT FLAVOURED SODA

Special soda flavored with passionfruit.

$3.50

PASSIONFRUIT FLAVOURED SODA

BASIL SEED LICHI DRINK

:Lychee drink flavored with basil seed.

$4.95

BASIL SEED LICHI DRINK

TEA

$3.00

THUMBS UP

Indian Soda

$3.50

COFFEE

$3.00

LIMCA

Indian Soda

$3.50

FLAT WATER

$2.00

SODAS

Ask for our selection

$2.50

SPARKLING WATER

$3.50

indian-lunch-specials

INDIAN LUNCH SPECIALS

Only available 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Served with basmati rice, veg and dal of the day, dessert, and naan at extra cost.

VEG LUNCH SPECIAL

Choice of Aloo Saag and Aloo gobi mattar

$14.00

CHICKEN LUNCH SPECIAL

Choice of Dhaba chicken curry and Chicken TIkka Masala.

$14.95

CHICKEN LUNCH SPECIAL

VEGAN LUNCH SPECIAL

Choice of Chana Saag and Vegan Protein Tofu Tikka Masala.

$14.00

LAMB LUNCH SPECIAL

Choice of Lamb Rogan josh and Shahi Lamb korma.

$15.95

PANEER LUNCH SPECIAL

Choice of Palak Paneer and Paneer Butter Masala.

$13.95

SHRIMP LUNCH SPECIAL

Choice of Shrimp Saagwala and Shrimp Butter Masala.

$15.95

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THAI COMBO LUNCH SPECIAL

Only available 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Served with Jasmine rice, spring roll, house salad and dessert.

THAI VEG LUNCH SPECIAL

Choice of Thai Red Curry and Thai Green Curry.

$13.95

THAI VEG LUNCH SPECIAL

THAI SHRIMP LUNCH SPECIAL

Choice of Massaman Curry and Thai Red curry.

$16.95

THAI CHICKEN LUNCH SPECIAL

Choice of Thai Red and Thai Green Curry

$15.95

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