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Saravanaa Bhavan

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APPETIZERS
$7.99
Idly
Steamed rice & lentil patties served with varieties of Chutney, sambar & gun powder
$8.99
14 Pcs Mini Ghee Idlies
Mini idlies immersed in sambar garnished with ghee
$8.99
Idly Vada
Combination of one steamed rice & lentil patty & one lentil doughnut
$11.99
Kaima Idly
Deep fried mini idly sautéed in regional spices served With raitha
$8.99
Medhu Vada
Crispy lentil doughnut served with sambar and chutney
$8.99
Sambar Vada
Crispy lentil doughnut immersed in sambar garnished with Onions & cilantro
$8.99
Rasa Vada
Crispy lentil doughnut in spicy south Indian lentil soup
$8.99
Curd Vada
Crispy lentil doughnut in fresh yogurt garnished with grated carrot and cilantro
$8.99
Onion Bajji
Sliced onion dipped in Bengal gram batter & deep fried Served with sambar & chutney
$8.99
Plantain Bajji
Thick plantain slices coated with chick pea batter deep fried served with sambar & chutney
DOSA CORNER
All Dosas & Uttappams Are Served With 3 Varieties Of Chutneys & Sambar
$10.99
Plain Dosa
Thin rice & lentil crepe
$11.49
Masala Dosa
Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with spiced mashed potatoes and onions
$10.99
Onion Dosa
Thin rice & lentil crepe topped with onions
$12.99
Onion Masala Dosa
Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with potatoes and onion
$12.49
Milagaipodi Dosa
Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with a mixture of grounded dry spices containing dry chillies, lentil & sesame seeds
$12.99
Milagaipodi Onion Dosa
Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with a mixture of grounded dry spices containing dry chillies, lentil & sesame seeds topped with onions
$12.99
Ghee Roast Dosa
Thin rice & lentil crepe sprinkled with ghee
$13.99
Ghee Masala Dosa
Thin rice & lentil crepe filled with potatoes and onions
$11.49
Paper Dosa
Thin lengthy rice & lentil crepe
$12.99
Paper Masala Dosa
Thin lengthy rice & lentil crepe filled with mildly spiced mashed potatoes and onions
HOUSE OF UTHAPPAMS
All uthappam's preparation time is 20 minutes
$10.49
Plain Uthappam
Think rice & lentil pancake
$11.49
Onion Uthappam
Thick rice & lentil pancake topped with onions
$13.99
Vegetable Uthappam
Thick rice & lentil pancake topped with mixed vegetable
$13.99
Onion Peas Uthappam
Thick rice & lentil pancake topped with onions & green peas
$13.99
Tomato Peas Uthappam
Thick rice & lentil pancake topped with tomatoes & green Peas
$13.99
Tomato Onion Chilli Uthappam
Thick rice & lentil pancake topped with tomatoes & onions & chilli
$11.49
Tomato Onion Uthappam
Thick rice & lentil pancake topped with tomatoes & onion
$11.49
Onion & Chilli Uthappam
Thick rice & lentil pancake topped with onions & chillies
BREAD CORNER
served only on weeknights and weekends
$8.99
Chappathi
Thin soft whole wheat bread served with two curries Mashed Potato & Kurma
$9.49
Parotta
Delicious south Indian fluffy bread served with two curries, mashed Potato & kurma
$13.99
Mixed Vegetables Parotta
Sliced parotta tossed with Indian spices & vegetables served with onion raitha
$9.49
Poori
Fried fluffy whole wheat bread served with two curries
$11.99
Channa Batura
Big fluffy bread served with chickpeas masala
CURRIES
$14.49
Vegetable Butter Masala
Steamed vegetables cooked with rice butter gravy
$14.49
Vegetable Jal Frieze
Julienne of onion, capsicum, tomato & green chilly tossed with mixed vegetables
$14.49
Vegetable Makhanwala
Cubes of vegetables cooked with rice butter gravy
$14.49
Mixed Vegetable Curry
Boiled vegetables mixed with Indian spices cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Aloo Gobi
Steamed cauliflower & potato cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Aloo Pepper Fry
Steamed Potato sautéed with onion & crushed pepper corn
$14.49
Aloo Mutter
Peas & potato cooked with onion paste & fine Indian spices
$14.49
Gobi Mutter
Steamed cauliflower & peas cooked with yellow gravy
$14.49
Dingri Mutter
Fresh Mushroom & peas cooked with onion paste & fine
$14.49
Mutter Paneer
Cubes of cottage cheese cooked with rice butter lentil gravy
THALIS
$19.99
South Indian Thalis
Rice, Chappathi (1), Sambar, Rasam, Kurma, Kootu, Poriyal, Special Kuzhambu, Curd, Special Raitha, Sweet Pachadi, Papad, Pickle & Sweet
$16.99
Mini Meals
Bisibelabath, Bagalabath, Special Rice of the day, Poriyal, Papad & Sweet
$13.99
Mini Tiffin
Rava Kichadi, Mini Ghee Idilies, Mini masala Dosa & Sweet
$17.99
Business Meal
Poori (1), Rice, Sambar, Rasam, Poriyal, Yogurt, Papad, Pickle, Sweet
FROM THE CLAY POT
$4.5
Plain Naan
Soft dough made of Maida cooked in tandoor oven
$4.99
Butter Naan
Soft dough made of Maida cooked in tandoor oven Spread with butter
$4.99
Garlic Naan
Soft dough made of Maida topped & flavored With fresh garlic & Cilantro
$4.99
Bullet Naan
Soft dough made of Maida topped & flavored With fresh garlic & Green chillies
$4.5
Tandoor Paratha
Whole wheat bread tandoor baked into Multi layered bread
$4.99
Tandoor Roti
Whole wheat flour dough cooked in tandoor oven
$4.99
Aloo Paratha
Whole wheat bread stuffed with spiced Mash potato & tandoor baked
$4.99
Aloo Peas Paratha
Whole wheat bread stuffed with spiced Mash potato, green peas & tandoor baked
$4.99
Kulcha
Dough rolled into a flat round bread & baked in tandoor oven
$4.99
Stuffed Kulcha
Dough rolled & stuffed with Vegetables
RICE CORNER
$9.49
Bisibelabath
Rice cooked with lentils & mixed vegetables served with papad
$9.49
Bagalabath
Rice mixed with yogurt, Cashews, grapes & mustard seeds served with pickle
$10.49
Ghee Pongal
Steamed raw rice and lentil with scrapped coconut, cashews & south Indian spices served with sambar & chutneys
$11.49
Vegetable Briyani
(Served only on Weekends & Holidays) Basmathi rice cooked with mixed vegetables & spices served with raitha
$9.49
Rava Kichadi
Roasted sooji cooked with onion, tomato, carrot Green chillies, & green peas sautéed and flavored With herbs & Served with sambhar & chutney
SIDES
$2.5
Papad
$3.0
Steamed Rice
$3.0
Onion Raitha
$3.0
Milagaipodi
Special South Indian spicy powders in oil
DESSERTS
$6.25
Badam Halwa
Ground almonds cooked in honey & butter
$5.0
Gulab Jamun
Dry milk & cottage cheese balls immersed in sugar syrup & rose water
$5.0
Sweet Pongal (On Special Days)
Rice sweetened with jiggery & butter
$5.0
Rava Kesari
Roasted sooji sweetened with sugar, mixed with raisins & nuts garnished with ghee
$5.0
Varieties of Payasam (On Special Days)
A traditional South-Indian desert
PRICE RANGE
USD 20 - USD 25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

unassuming unexpected restaurant worth trying in a simple quiet space on Amsterdam Avenue. a gentle restaurant

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bookdoctor
Reviewed 24 December 2018

Great option if you want to try some authentic indian food in the area. My daughter loves the vegetarian options.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank UltimusHoncho
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Excellent selection of vegan and vegetarian options. Best Dosa in a will everything we tried was fresh and delicious.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank barrym826
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Small not very cozy restaurant. We ordered different dishes who was not synchronized. To bad, the taste was very good. Unorganized service

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank R_Sweden
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We went there for lunch. I ordered the eggplant dish, which was excellent. My wife had a misunderstanding with her order, so was it her or the server’s mistake? The Chana masala was excellent, but the oily bread was 95% of the dish. The waiter...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeviolin
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The place is good for Dosa only ( South Indian Pancake). Stay with Dosa and you are fine. You deviate to South Indian Vegetarian Thali and will regret it. The Thali comes with rice 6 or 7 types of veggies, Yogurt and Raita and some...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank suresh_chawla
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went for breakfast. Standard South Indian options. Offers several combos as well as individual dishes. Good taste. Good service and value for money

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank shishir_ag1
Reviewed 10 July 2018

South Indian vegetarian food, but too expensive. I live in Norway, supposed to the expensive country, but visit to this Place to have a Nice Food, but its too expensive

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Premaraja T
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I am a south Indian foodie. I just loved this place. The quality and taste of the food was as same as what we get in Chennai. This place is pretty much walk-able from the Central park and nearby attractions. Cons - Food was a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Ramachandran R
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Delicious authentic food. Wonderful customer service. Terrific double date night! We came on a Tuesday night at 7:30pm. Not crowded. Seated immediately by the attentive host named Kasim. We all ordered individual dhosas which were HUGE and a chala to share. Everything was delicious! We...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank nyc2mom
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There is no shuttle. . I took private cab... you can get lot of taxi... mostly NY cabs are cheaper, anyways watch out as driver may go round and round same street to show high number...
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