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Chef’s Speciality Starters

Garlic Chicken
Chicken in garlic butter.

Exotic Duck (for 2 persons)
Duck in Indian style. Marinated in yoghurt sauce, then roasted in a clay oven, served with green chillies, onions & capsicum. Garnished with coriander.

The Mint Barbecue Special
Marinated chops, Chicken Tikka, Sheek Kebab and Duck Tikka.

Lamb Chop
Marinated in Tandoori garnishes, then roasted in a charcoal clay oven.

Lamb Chaat
Barbecued in a clay oven, then spiced in exotic Chaat Masala sauce.

Monk Fish
Marinated in spices, gently cooked with spring onions and peppers, garnished with tomatoes and fresh coriander.

Garlic Fish
Monk Fish barbecued with fresh garlic and butter.

Bengoli Fish
Prepared with coriander, herbs and green chillies producing a sweet, hot sauce. This dish can be prepared mild, mediumor hot.

Soup Starters

Soup of the Day

Dhall
Lentil Soup

Mulligatawny
Lentil soup garnished with lemon. (hot/medium)

Meat Starters

The Mint Kebab
Chunked lamb fried in spices & spring onion, served on puri.

Sheek Kebab
Minced meat skewered & tandooried.

Shami Kebab
Minced meat croquettes grilled and served on a bed of salad.

Meat Samosa
Deep fried Indian pastries.

Mixed Kebab
An appetising combination of Sheek, Tikka and Samosa.

Stuffed Mushrooms
Deep fried mushrooms stuffed with mixed meat.

Fish Starters

Prawn Pathia Puri
Deep fried unleavened bread stuffed with prawns.

King Prawn Puri
Deep fried unleavened bread stuffed with King Prawns.

King Prawn Garlic

Tandoori Fish

Poultry Starters

Chicken Chaat
Chicken cooked in Chaat Masala.

Chicken Tikka
Chicken marinated and barbecued.

Chicken Tandoori
Marinated and barbecued on the bone, providing a fuller flavour.

Chicken Pakora
Spiced and buttered, then deep fried.

Chicken Tikka Puri
Deep fried unleavened bread stuffed with chicken stuffing.

Reshmi Kebab
Minced chicken breast with herbs & spices. Fiercely barbecued on a metal skewer.

Murgh Samosa
Minced chicken, sweet corn, herbs & spices wrapped in a fresh Indian pastry.

Vegetable Starters

Onion Bhaji
Spiced onion balls rapidly deep fried.

Vegetable Samosa
Deep fried pastries.

Paneer Shashlick
Indian cheese garnished with onions, peppers & spices.

Garlic Mushrooms
Deep fried & cooked in garlic & butter sauce.

Please note: Some of our dishes may contain nuts or nut traces. If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your visit, please let a member of our friendly staff know. We cannot guarantee that all of our dishes are completely free from fish bones or nut traces.

Haandi Dishes

The Mint is pleased to be the first in Cheshire to offer the exciting new range of Haandi dishes. Prepared following traditional South Indian recipes & customs, the most tender chicken is specifically marinated in delicate herbs & spices, then cooked in a sealed clay pot over a slow burning flame, enhancing the delicious flavours & aromas. (All served off the bone)

Duck / Prawn / Lamb /King Prawn / Chicken Tikka / Vegetable

Fish Dishes

The Mint Premier Fish
Cubes of fish marinated in herbs & spices cooked on a skewer over flaming charcoal in a clay oven, then in a frying pan with a variety of spices, served with a special rice decoration.

Fish Tikka
Fish from Bangladesh specially marinated with Tikka Masala, Kashmiri Masala, cooked in a clay oven.

Chilli Fish
Diced fish cooked with fresh spicy chilli & oriental spices.

Balti Grilled Fish
The fish smeared with a Balti savoury paste, grilled slowly until golden brown.

Karahi Fish
Cubes of fish specially prepared with fresh garlic, ginger, tomato, capsicum & flavoured with herbs & spices.

Fish Jalfrezi
Cubes of fish prepared with ginger, garlic, fresh green chillies & fresh coriander. Very hot & tasty.

Creme de la Cinnamon Seabass
Seabass marinated with a special blend of handmade light herbs & spices, cooked with white wine & fresh cream for an exquisite richness & unique taste.

Lal Jal Snapper
Combination of unique Eastern spices cooked with Western fish in a rich sauce of fresh coriander & green chillies. With finely chopped garlic & a special Bangla garnish, this dish has a feisty flavour.

Salmon Jalbiran
Salmon combined with chopped onions, peppers, green chillies & fresh crushed garlic. Stir-fried with virgin olive oil & fresh whole olives, garnished with coriander & a spicy sauce.

Monkfish
Lightly spiced with Garam Masala, cooked in olive oil, served with a light sauce & fresh coriander.

Bangla Chingri
Butterfly Chingris cooked in the shell with a hot blend of handmade exotic spices & lashings of fresh crushed garlic.

Tandoori Specialities

Chicken Tandoori
Chicken marinated in yoghurt sauce, roasted in a clay oven.

Chicken Tikka
Off the bone, marinated in yoghurt sauce, roasted in a clay oven.

Lamb Tikka
Lamb marinated in yoghurt sauce, roasted in a clay oven.

King Prawn Tikka
King prawn marinated in yoghurt sauce, roasted in a clay oven.

Tandoori Mixed Kebab
Mixture of Tandoori, Tikka, King Prawn Tikka & Sheek Kebab.

Duck Tikka
Duck marinated in yoghurt sauce, roasted in a clay oven.

Tandoori Shaslik
Chicken marinated in yoghurt, cooked in green peppers.

Bazari Chicken
Strips of marinated chicken in olives, onions & pepper with a dash of wine.

Biriyani Dishes
Served with a curry sauce to your taste
Chicken / Tandoori Chicken / Chicken Tikka / Prawn / Lamb / Vegetable

Traditional Curries

Korma
Chicken / Chicken Tikka / King Prawn / Prawn / Lamb / Vegetable / Mixed Special

Karahi
Chicken / Chicken Tikka / King Prawn / Prawn / Lamb / Vegetable / Mixed Special

Bhuna
A medium strength curry cooked with onions, herbs & aromatic spices.

Dupiazza
A rich but mild flavoursome sauce combining fresh onions & whole spices.

Rogan Josh
A base of tomato & pimento flavoured with coriander gives this curry a slightly hot flavour.

Dhansak
Lentil blended with pineapple & lemon juice produces a mild, sweet & sour curry.

Jalfrezi
Fresh green chillies & coriander cooked with herbs – very hot!

Samber
A hot & spicy curry sensation! Cooked with lentils & plenty of garlic.

Madras
A hot Favourite Prepared with tomato puree, coriander & ground chillies to produce the exquisite flavour.

Vindaloo
Ground chillies cooked with herbs & diced tomato to create a very hot but flavoured dish.

Chicken / Prawn / Lamb / King Prawn / Chicken tikka / Vegetable / Mixed Special / Duck Tikka / Monk Fish

Signature Dishes

South Indian Murghi Balti
Tandoori Chicken (off the bone) with minced lamb & medium Balti spices. This dish is available in the following styles:
Balti Style • Dupiazza Style • Masala Style • Blussi Style

Benghali Haandi Special
Chicken or lamb marinated then cooked in curry sauce, Cinnamon spice, topped with fried onions.

Exotic Garlic Masala
Barbecued Chicken Tikka cooked in Garlic Masala sauce.

Benghali Blussi Fish
Monk fish cooked in fresh mango with green chillies, herbs & coriander to give a nice sweet & hot taste.

Bombay Makhani
Spiced chicken Tikka with mushrooms flavoured with brandy, served in a wok.

The Mint Exotic Biriyani (hot)
A mixture of barbecued meats cooked in rice & sultanas.

Balti Achary
Chicken cooked in a spicy sauce with Balti herbs & Achar to give a mouth watering taste.

The Mint Exotic Shaslik
Combination of marinated chicken, Tandoori King Prawns & lamb barbecued with fresh herbs & green chillies, coriander, pineapple , onion & capsicum.

Tandoori Chicken Jaipur
Chef’s secret recipe.

Murgh Ki Makhani
Breast of chicken cooked in rich creamy sauce, lightly spiced & topped with diced onions & cheese.

Chasni
Battered chicken, fresh ginger & mango slices in a rich sauce.

Cheesy Masala
Chicken Tikka in a Masala sauce with cheese & wine.

Chingri Dhoniya
King Prawns in or out of the shell in ginger, cumin & spring onions.

Blue Water Duck
Duck fillets marinated with very special ingredients, served with fairly dry green & red pepper sauce and a touch of garlic.

Masala Dishes

Chicken Tikka Masala
Chicken Tikka into a clay oven, cooked in a Masala sauce with a rich cream sauce.

Lamb Tikka Masala
Lamb marinated then cooked in curry sauce Cinnamon spice then topped with fried onions.

King Prawn Tikka Masala
King Prawn barbecued into a rich Masala dish with cream.

Fillet Steak Tandoori Masala
Fillet steak barbecued into a rich Masala sauce with a touch of cream.

Chicken Passanda
Chicken barbecued, cooked with red wine & almond sauce.

King Prawn Passanda
King Prawns barbecued with a red wine & rich almond sauce.

Aloo Ghobi Masala
Cauliflower and potato cooked in a rich Masala sauce to give a mouth watering taste.

Duck Tikka Masala
Duck barbecued into a rich Masala dish with cream.

Balti Dishes

Balti Chicken Manchoor
Pieces of chicken stir-fried in a mild sauce with cumin seeds & mushrooms, cooked with almonds & fresh cream.

Balti Lahor Gosht
Pieces of lamb cooked in a creamy Balti sauce.

Balti Khyber Gosht
This delightful tangy meat dish is made with yoghurt & Balti spices.

Balti Peshwari Murgh
Speciality of diced chicken cooked with capsicum, green chillies & onions, delightfully flavoured with Balti spices.

Balti Chicken Tikka Jalfrezi
Stir-fried chicken cooked with capsicum, green chillies & onions, delightfully flavoured with Balti spices.

Balti Akabari Cham Cham
Whole breast of chicken cooked in a special Balti sauce with red & green peppers and tomatoes.

Balti Zeera Chicken
Pieces of chicken stir-fried in a mild sauce with cumin seeds, herbs & spices.

Balti Kashmiri Masala
Breast of chicken & pieces of lamb marinated in crushed mustard seeds & garlic, cooked in medium Balti sauce.

Balti Murgh Skardu
Pieces of chicken in aromatic spices, cream, fresh coriander leaves & various seeds.

Balti Silsilla
Medium to hot stir-fried breast of chicken, with capsicum, tomatoes, onions, fresh herbs & spices with a dash of brandy.

English Dishes

(Served with salad & chips)

Fillet Steak
8oz fillet steak with onion, mushrooms and gravy.

Roast Chicken (Off the bone.)

Scampi

Omelette

Vegetable Dishes

Saag Paneer
Spinach in Indian hand-made cheese.

Aloo & Mattar Paneer
Indian hand-made cheese, potato & peas cooked with spices.

Aloo Methi
Potato with Fenugreek leaves.

Bombay Aloo
Potato with tomatoes in herbs & spices.

Cauliflower Bhaji

Mushroom Bhaji

Saag Bhaji

Mixed Vegetables

Chana Bhaji

Bindi Bhaji

Tarka Dhall

Broccoli Bhaji

Aloo Gobi

Saag Aloo

Side Dishes

Kashmiri Pilau

Peas Pilau

Keema Pilau

Mushroom Pilau

Vegetable Pilau

Egg Pilau

Plain Pilau

Boiled Rice

Chips

Sundries

Chutney Tray

Poppadum

Spiced Poppadum

Keema Naan

Peshwari Naan

Garlic Naan

Cheese Naan

Chapatti
Soft unleavened Indian bread.

Paratha
Thick Chapatti slightly minced meat.

Keema Paratha
Paratha stuffed with minced meat.

Vegetable Paratha
Paratha stuffed with vegetables.

Puri
Deep fried unleavened bread.

Garlic & Coriander Prate
Thick & crispy – stuffed and fried in butter.

Bread

Leavened bread

Set Meals & Banquets

A – FOR 2 PERSONS The Mint Barbecue Special for 2.
• Balti Lamb • Kashmiri Pilau • Exotic Masala • Garlic Naan • Aloo Paneer

B – FOR 2 PERSONS
• Garlic Monk Fish • Tandoori Lamb Chop • Benghali Haandi • Lamb Blussi • Saag Paneer • Egg Fried Rice • Cheese Naan

C – FOR 4 PERSONS
• Samosa • Sheek Kebab • Tandoori Chicken • Lamb Chop Tikka Chaat • Chicken Tikka Makhani
• Prawn Karahi • Lamb Rogan Josh • Chicken Jalfrezi • Mushroom Bhaji • Garlic Naan • Keema Pilau

D – FOR 4 PERSONS
• Exotic Shashlik  • Lamb Chops • Goa Fish • Paneer Pakora • South Indian Dupiazza Chicken • Balti Exotica • King Prawn Haandi • Chicken Tikka Makhani • Aloo Gobi • Egg Pilau • Naan Bread

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