Rasa Maricham
SPECIALITY INDIAN CUISINE

 

SET MEALS

Maricham Feast(per head)
£ 22.50

Samples from our Non-veg starters, Non-veg curry selection, side dish, rice, bread and a traditional Keralan rice pudding.

Vegetarian Feast(per head)
£ 19.50

Samples from our veg starters, veg curry selection, side dish, rice, bread and a traditional Keralan rice pudding.

Maricham Kutti meal for Kids(per head)
£ 12.50

The junior version of the set meal with two pieces of Banana fritters, mild boneless chicken Kurma & steamed rice with salad and pappadoms and a scoop of Ice cream

 

A LA CARTE MENU

 

Pre-Meal Snacks
£ 3.50

A snack tray consisting of light and crispy treats such as Pappadoms, Banana Chips, Pappadavadai, Achappam & Murukku.

Pickles And Chutneys
£ 3.00

The spicy, fresh punctuation of any Indian meal. All of our pickles and chutneys are home made.

 

Soups

Rasam
£ 4.00

The essence of Kerala - a peppery broth of lentils laced with garlic, tomatoes, spices and tamarind.

Parippu
£ 4.00

A soup made from a combination of three different lentils, flavoured with tomato, garlic, coriander and black pepper.

 

STARTERS

Mysore Bonda
£ 4.00

Potato balls laced with fresh ginger, curry leaves, coriander and black mustard seeds, dipped and fried in chickpea flour batter. Served with moist, creamy coconut chutney.

Banana Boli
£ 4.00

Plantain slices, dipped in a batter of rice and chickpea flour seasoned with black sesame seeds and crisply fried. Served with our specially prepared peanut and ginger sauce. Perfect for children and people who prefer non-spicy starters.

Kathrikka
£ 4.00

Finely sliced pieces of aubergines are dipped in a special batter, blended with coriander leaves, before frying. Served with fresh tomato chutney.

Medhu Vadai
£ 4.00

A doughnut shaped spongy dumpling, made from urad beans- served with coconut chutney.

Chicken Samosa
£ 5.00

Gently spiced shredded chicken, seasoned with bits of black pepper combined with potato filling in crisp pyramid-shaped filo pastry. Served with red onion chutney.

Lamb Puffs
£ 5.00

Baked puff pastry stuffed with Kerala special lamb masala with mashed potatoes. Served with red onion chutney.

Konju Varuthathu
£ 7.00

A speciality from a fishing village near Cochin, this is a cruncy prawn dish with shallots, curry leaves and green chillies.

Chemmeen Karumuru
£ 7.50

A speciality from a fishing village near Cochin. Crunchy masala fried king prawn pieces tossed with Indian shallots, aromatic curry leaves and sharp green chillies.

 

MAIN DISHES

Maricham Chicken Thalassery
£ 6.95

Thalassery in the North Kerala is well known for its meat dishes and this speciality Chicken Masala is a regional sensation. Cubes of chicken cooked in a thick and fragrant sauce of onions, tomatoes, red chillies, ginger and dry spices.

Calicut Chicken Kurma
£ 6.95

Lunch time favourite in restaurants in Calicut with freshly made Malabari parathas. Chicken cooked in a creamy sauce with cashew nuts, onions, ginger and fresh curry leaves.

Varutharacha Chicken Curry
£ 7.95

A house speciality! Cubes of chicken breast cooked in a sauce made from grinding together dry roasted coriander seeds, sun dried coconut, whole red chillies and fresh curry leaves.

Malabar Erachi Chaaru
£ 8.45

Popularly known as aattirachi curry, a sought after meat dish in a Kerala home. Tender pieces of lamb cooked with aromatic spices, turmeric, red chillies and onions.

Lamb Maricham Fry (Dry)
£ 8.45

This stir fried lamb dish is the most popular one among the toddy shop specialities in Kerala. Cubes of lamb cooked in turmeric water and then stir-fried with Indian shallots, ground black pepper, Cinnamon sticks, Star aniseeds and fine coconut slivers.

Meen Kudampuli Curry
£ 8.45

Central Travancore region of Kerala are famous for its fish recipes. This King fish curry, cooked in a sauce made from onions, fried chillies, turmeric and ginger with pieces cassava steamed in turmeric water, carries the signature of the region.

Maricham Koyi Biriyani
£ 8.95

The most exciting combination of Chicken & Rice, which has become the favourite of Millions back home! Perfumed basmati rice cooked with succulent pieces of Chicken, black pepper, saffron, cashew nut and aromatic secret price blend. Served with yoghurt raita.

Prawn Masala
£ 9.95

A speciality of Kerala fishing villages. A thrilling King prawn dish cooked with abundance of tomato, Onions, ginger and Kashmiri Red chillies. Finally tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves and fresh lemon juice.

Konju Manga Curry
£ 9.95

Mangos, the King of fruits, are found in plenty and in many varieties in Kerala, find their way into many dishes. This King prawn dish is cooked with medium ripe mango along with turmeric, Ginger, Green chillies and coconut and is a sure delight.

 

MAIN DISHES - VEGETARIAN

Moru Kachiyathu
£ 5.95

An unusual combination of sweet mangoes and green bananas cooked in yoghurt with green chillies, ginger and fresh curry leaves. A sweet and sour dish that is highly recommended.

Maricham Kayi Curry
£ 5.95

Cubes of Carrot, potatoes, peas and beans steamed and cooked in a special sauce made of freshly ground coconut, green chillies and turmeric powder. Goes well with parathas.

Cheera Parippu Curry
£ 5.95

Fresh spinach and toor dal cooked in a thick sauce of garlic, tomatoes and green peppers, flavoured with curry leaves.

Channa Masala
£ 5.95

Chickpeas cooked in a thick tomato sauce flavoured with onions, chillies and fresh coriander leaves.

 

DOSAS

Plain Dosa
£ 5.95

Paper-thin crispy pancakes made with rice and black gram batter. Served with sambar (lentil & vegetable sauce), Tomato & Cashewnut Chutney and fresh coconut chutney.

Nair Masala Dosa
£ 6.95

A Paper-thin dosa rolled with a refreshing mixture of delicately spiced potatoes, beetroot, carrot onion and ginger. Served with sambar (lentil & vegetable sauce), Tomato & Cashewnut Chutney and fresh coconut chutney.

Pepper Uthappam
£ 6.95

South India's speciality, often called "Indian Pizza", made of rice and lentil batter base topped with onions, tomatoes, curry leaves, chillies and crushed black pepper. Served with sambar (lentil & vegetable sauce), Tomato & Cashewnut Chutney and fresh coconut chutney.

 

SIDE DISHES

(All vegetarian main dishes are also available as side orders @ £ 4.50)

Savoy Cabbage Thoran
£ 4.50

Thoran, an essential dish at every Kerala meal, can be made from a variety of vegetables. This one is made from shredded cabbage, tossed with onion, fresh coconut, mustard seeds and freshly ground turmeric.

Carrot & Green Beans Thoran
£ 4.50

Fine cubes of Carrot & Grean beans, stir fried with onions, fresh coconut, mustard seeds and freshly ground turmeric.

Spicy Potatoes
£ 4.50

A combination of potatoes, peas and peppers stir-fried with onions, cloves, black pepper and tomatoes.

Green salad
£ 2.50

Freshly cut vegetable salad of Cucumber, Tomato Onions & Carrots.

Raita
£ 2.50

spiced Yogurt sauce with cubes of vegetables & Coriander leaves.

Plain Yoghurt
£ 2.00

Plain Pappadoms
£ 2.00

 

RICE DISHES

Thenga Rice
£ 3.00

Traditional pilau rice tossed with a delightful flavour of fresh grated coconut, urad dal, curry leaves.

Lemon Rice
£ 3.00

tangy, fresh tasting rice tossed with lemon juice, fresh curry leaves and mustard seeds.

Boiled Rice
£ 2.75

Steamed plain white basmati rice.

 

BREADS

Malabari Paratha
£ 2.50

A Kerala speciality - wheat dough layered and coiled into a coir mat shape then cooked on the griddle. A must with our curries.

Chapatti (2 Pieces)
£ 2.50

Traditional Roti! Round, flat wholemeal bread.

Appam
£ 2.50

A crispy, spongy rice pancake, essential for mopping- up moist curries.

 

DESSERTS

Banana Dosa
£ 2.95

This is a Palakkad Iyer speciality with a difference. These tiny pancakes are made from bananas, plain flour and cardamom. Comes with a scoop of Banana Ice cream on top.

Kesari
£ 2.95

A Brahmin recipe of semolina, mango, cashew nuts, and raisins, they are more like Halwas but much lighter and with more flavour. Comes with a scoop of Mango Sorbet on the side.

Pal Payasam
£ 2.95

An auspicious rice pudding served on traditional Hindu weddings in Kerala. Rice cooked in sweetened milk flavoured with cardamom, cashew nuts and raisins.

Mango Sorbet (Dairy Free)
£ 2.95

Banana Ice Cream
£ 2.95

Vanilla Ice Cream
£ 2.95

 

(All kids' meals come complete with a scoop of Plain Basmati rice, Pappadoms & Salad)

King Prawn fritters with Sweet peanut dip.
£ 7.00

King Prawn & Mango in a mild curry sauce
£ 7.00

Crispy fried Chicken Fillets with Mango & Cucumber salad
£ 5.95

Chicken & Cashew nut in mild Kurma sauce.
£ 5.95

Yogurt & Green Banana Curry
with Sweet Mangoes
£ 5.95

12.5% service charge extra as applicable