The Madras Diaries

45-55 min
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Popular Dishes
Soups vegetarian
Soups
Starters vegetarian
Starters
Tandoori dishes vegetarian
Tandoori dishes
Curries vegetarian
Curries
Biriyani vegetarian
Biriyani
Tiffincorn
Tiffin vegetarian
Rice vegetarian
Indian breads vegetarian
Indian breads
Drinks
Desserts

Popular Dishes

A perfect platter of our savory starters: 2 pieces of medu vadas, 2 pieces of samosas, 2 pieces of keratin vadas and 2 pieces of urulai bondas
Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
€ 12,00
Stone cooked uthappam topped with a garnish of onion
Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
€ 8,50
A regal rendition of the celebrated flatbread. Stuffed with almond slivers, sweet raisins and desiccated coconut, and tandoor cooked to perfection
Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
€ 4,50

Soups vegetarian

  • A great start to any meal or even had by itself, spiced tomato broth simmered with coriander, cumin and a generous sprinkle of crushed peppercorns
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 4,50
  • A simple yet delicious broth of tomato with tartness from tamarind a subtle kick of chilli
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 4,50
  • Our signature soup is a hearty blend of pureed drumstick, cooked in Indian spices for a scintillating serving in every spoon
    € 4,95

Soups

  • Elevate your plate with this fragrant chicken soup cooked in Indian spices, paired with a generous garnish of fresh coriander
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 4,95
  • Nourishing and fragrant broth cooked with lamb rib and Indian spices
    € 4,95

Starters vegetarian

  • Crunchy fritters of fresh greens, lentils, fennel and cumin fried to perfection
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 6,50
  • A delectable Indian savoury doughnut, crispy on the outside and pillowy soft on the inside
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 5,50
  • Roundels of deep fried urad dal batter simmered in an aromatic and spicy herbed tomato broth. A culinary treat of textures and flavours
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 5,50
  • Crispy fried lentil dumplings tossed in a spicy blend of gun powder and curry leaves
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 6,50
  • Subtle sweet beet meets spiced lentil to form a delicious kofta, deep-fried to perfection
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 6,50
  • Pockets of crispy pastry with a delicious vegetable filling
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 5,50
  • A Mangalorean specialty of cottage cheese simmered in slow roasted chili, select spices and a douse of aromatic clarified butter
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 9,00
  • Crispy batter-fried cauliflower, tossed in ground spice and seasoned curry leaves
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 7,00
  • A perfect platter of our savory starters: 2 pieces of medu vadas, 2 pieces of samosas, 2 pieces of keratin vadas and 2 pieces of urulai bondas
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 12,00
  • A popular Indian street snack of assorted shredded veggies, coated in a generous batter and deep fried
    € 6,00
  • Succulent button mushroom tossed in a secret spice mix.
    € 7,50

Starters

  • Fresh fish from the sea, deep-fried in ground masala and spices
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 14,00
  • Sweet, succulent bay prawn tossed in a rich, Southern spice blend
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 14,00
  • Cubed chicken fried in a traditional Mangalorean marinade of freshly ground spicy, yogurt and a kick of green chilli
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 10,00
  • A peppery treat of boneless chicken tossed in crushed black pepper, fennel and aromats
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 12,00
  • A Mangalorean bunt specialty of diced chicken simmered in slow roasted chilli, select spices and a douse of aromatic clarified butter, packed with flavour and spice
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 11,00
  • Chicken wings, dressed and prepped in a spiced batter and deep-fried
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 9,00
  • A signature dish of perfectly cooked succulent lamb meat with a heady flavour mix from Tamil Nadu in South India
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 14,00
  • An enticing entrée of chicken cubes marinated in a red, spicy batter and deep-fried to perfection
    € 10,00
  • A dish of hard boiled eggs tossed in a spicy mixture of caramelised onion,ripe tomatoes and select spices from the Malabar region of India. Best eaten with Indian bread or hot,steaming rice.
    € 7,00

Tandoori dishes vegetarian

  • Succulent soft cubes of malai paneer marinated in an aromatic paste of muddled basil, fresh garlic and hung curd, cooked in the tandoor to perfection
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 17,00
  • Ripe, sweet pineapple coated in select Indian spices, skewered and cooked in our traditional tandoor with a subtle smokey char
    € 14,00

Tandoori dishes

  • Fresh prawn marinated in peppered hung curd, gently skewered and tandoor cooked for a creamy yet smoky flavour and taste
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 23,00
  • India's celebrated tandoori flavour of earthy smoked spices, ginger, garlic and a squeeze of lemon marinated into a whole chicken and cooked in an Indian tandoor oven
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 18,00
  • Succulent pieces of chicken marinated in cream, cheese and subtle spice, cooked over a hot tandoor
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 21,00
  • Chicken drumsticks marinated in garlic, smoked spices and yogurt, cooked to a subtle char over the tandoor
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 18,00
  • € 24,00
  • Cubes of succulent chicken in a refreshing green marinade of fresh mint,coriander,pepper and chilli, skewered and tandoor cooked
    € 17,50

Curries vegetarian

  • Served with sona masoori rice, spring vegetables cooked in Kerala style coconut and cashew curry. Garnished with nuts
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 11,50
  • Served with fluffy sona masoori rice. Cooked with lentils in stone ground spices, drumstick and succulent madrias onion
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 10,95
  • Served with aromatic, long-grained basmati rice. The queen of Indian dal dishes, a sumptuous curry of whole black lentil cooked down in an aromatic base of cream, butter and dried fenugreek leaves
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 13,50
  • Served with aromatic, long-grained basmati rice. A hearty dish of split yellow lentil cooked and seasoned with garlic, tomato and cumin
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 9,50
  • Served with aromatic, long-grained basmati rice. An essential veggie duo in India, cubes of potato and florets of cauliflower cooked into a curry with select Indian spices
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 12,50
  • Served with aromatic, long-grained basmati rice. A cult-favourite of sumptuous cottage cheese cubes cooked in a base gravy of caramelised onion, tomato and aromats with a deep swirl of fresh cream and butter
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 14,50
  • Served with sona masoori rice. Our signature curry of black nightshade berries in a fragrant tamarind and red chilli spiced base, fondly known as 'Vathal Kozhambu' in South India
    € 12,00
  • Served with basmathi rice. Fried cottage cheese dumplings slow simmered in a subtle, aromatic and creamy cashew-based sauce.
    € 16,00

Curries

  • Served with fluffy sona masoori rice. Fragrant curry of fish simmered in a tart and spicy tomato, tamarind base and home ground spices from a recipe passed down for generations of fisherfolk. Best enjoyed with a side of hot, steamed rice
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 18,00
  • Served with fluffy sona masoori rice. A perfect balance of sweet, tender prawn cooked in an aromatic curry of tamarind, ground spices and creamy coconut. A specialty all the way from Madras in South India
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 19,50
  • Served with aromatic, long grained basmati rice. Julienned chicken cooked into a spiced bed of capsicum, onion and tomato
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 17,00
  • Served with aromatic, long grained basmati rice. An indian delicacy of succulent chicken cubes simmered in a creamy tomato sauce with notes of spice, fenugreek leaves and a glaze of butter
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 17,50
  • Served with parotta: flaky crispy layered flatbread. Tender lamb shoulder cooked in a thick, aromatic broth of secret spices hailing from the Karur region of South India
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 18,00
  • Served with fluffy sona masoori rice. A signature curry of delightfully tender lamb meat cooked in an aromatic curry of cashew nut, ground spices and creamy coconut originating from Madras in South India
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 18,50
  • Served with aromatic, long grained basmati rice. A Kashmiri delicacy of tender lamb cooked in caramelized browned onion, bright Kashmiri red chilli and a handful of select Indian spices
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 18,00
  • Served with sona masoori rice. A traditional rustic dish from the Chettinad Region - succulent boneless chicken cooked in a spice accentuated curry base and secret hand ground aromats
    € 17,00
  • Served with sona masoori rice. A heart-warming curry of Anglo-Indian descent, roasted chicken simmered in a spiced broth, best eaten with steaming rice or roti.
    € 16,00

Biriyani vegetarian

  • An aromatic main dish of slow cooked rice in a base of clarified butter, aromats, woody spices and fresh, julienned vegetables
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 16,00

Biriyani

  • Steaming, sumptuous South Indian Kongu style of spicy chicken biriyani cooked with the celebrated jeeraga samba rice and layered with fresh mint, coriander and green chilli
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 17,00
  • Traditional biriyani hailing from the state of Andhra Pradesh, layered of fragrant saffron accented rice and succulent spiced lamb cooked along with added 'Dum' to encase and amplify flavour and smokiness
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 19,00
  • A rice creation of tender, succulent prawns slow-cooked with aromatic rice and authentic spices from Kerala with a garnish of caramelised and crisp onion
    € 19,95

Tiffincorn

  • Our signature dish of golden brown dosa, perfectly stuffed with a peppered and spiced chicken stir-fry
    € 13,00
  • Dry-roasted spiced meat stuffed into a crispy dosa and cooked to golden-brown deliciousness
    € 14,00

Tiffin vegetarian

  • Our signature dish of savoury rice cakes, steamed in a deep plate, garnished with a blend of roasted ground dal and spices
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 7,50
  • A choice of steamed idli (savoury rice cakes) in piping hot, spiced sambar
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 8,00
  • Crispy savoury crêpes with slightly sour notes, best eaten hot and dipped into our accompaniments of sambar and chutney
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 7,50
  • The king among Dosa. Crispy savoury crêpe basted with a layer of ground secret spice and stuffed with a delicious potato filling
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 8,50
  • Our signature dish of soft, savoury, spiced potato encased in a crispy glistening dosa
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 8,00
  • Crispy, savoury crêpe, cooked to perfection and topped with a generous glaze of fragrant clarified butter
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 8,00
  • Crispy dosa stuffed with freshly chopped and sautéed red onion
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 8,50
  • Golden brown dosa laced with roasted ground dal and spices, also known as 'Gunpowder' or simply 'Podi'
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 8,50
  • Our signature dish is perfect for a sweet tooth. Banana fritters with notes of golden brown palm sugar and aromatic cardamom. A traditional and delectable savoury dessert
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 8,00
  • A thicker version of the dosa, made with aerated batter for soft deliciousness. South Indian savoury pancake
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 7,50
  • Stone cooked uthappam topped with a garnish of onion
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 8,50
  • A choice of steamed idli (savory rice cakes) in piping-hot, gunpowder, roasted and spiced dal with a drizzle of aromatic homemade ghee
    € 8,50
  • Stone-cooked uthappam topped with a garnish of fresh veggies
    € 8,50

Rice vegetarian

  • Fragrant, steamed sona masoori rice
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 3,00
  • Steamed longer grained basmati rice
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 4,00

Indian breads vegetarian

  • The humble, hearty everyday staple in the kitchen. Hand kneaded and rolled flatbread of whole wheat flour
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 3,00
  • A chewy flatbread made with leavened flour, perfect with our opulent curries
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 3,00
  • A chewy flatbread made with leavened flour, perfect with our opulent curries tossed with butter
    € 3,50
  • A chewy flatbread made with leavened flour, perfect with our opulent curries tossed with cheese
    € 4,50
  • A chewy flatbread made with leavened flour, perfect with our opulent curries tossed with garlic
    € 3,50
  • A regal rendition of the celebrated flatbread. Stuffed with almond slivers, sweet raisins and desiccated coconut, and tandoor cooked to perfection
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 4,50
  • Leavened soft flatbread stuffed with spice rub
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 5,00
  • Leavened soft flatbread stuffed with caramelised onions
    € 5,00
  • A culinary star from the Malabar coast. Gorgeously flaky, hand kneaded leavened flatbread cooked in a generous drizzle of fat
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 3,00
  • Bursting with flavour in every bite. Shredded parotta tossed in spiced vegetables for a tasty toothsome meal
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 10,00
  • A hearty bread option of whole wheat flatbread, hand kneaded and oven-cooked in the tandoor
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 3,00

Indian breads

  • Shredded and tossed flay parotta in flavour packed spiced, homestyle scrambled eggs
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 12,00
  • A spicy and scintillating mix of shredded, flaky parotta tossed into a secret mix of spiced chicken julienne and homestyle scrambled eggs
    Choice of: Mango chutney, Mixed pickles, Appalam Pappadam and Cucumber raita.
    € 14,00

Drinks

  • Blend of luscious ripe mango in thick, sweetened churned yogurt
    € 4,50
  • Cold milk infused with sweetened rose syrup
    € 3,00
  • € 2,50
  • € 2,50
  • € 2,50
  • 0,33L
    € 3,50

Desserts

  • Light pudding of stewed moong dal, sweetened and enriched by a glaze of clarified butter
    € 6,00
  • Tender rice stewed with ground jaggery, glazed raisin, roasted nuts and aromatic cardamon
    € 5,00
  • € 4,50

About restaurant

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4,1
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Jan Pratt

Thursday, 19 May 2022
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Tandoorikip was ok; de rijst en salade was niet bepaald inspireren.Ik had meer verwacht , na het lezen vd recensie in het Parool.

Anonymous

Friday, 13 May 2022
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Ik had de butter chicken besteld met de butter naan plus blikje Fanta. De Fanta was niet gekoeld wat gelijk al erg jammer was. De naan was niet warm, vochtig en had bijna geen smaak. De butter chicken vond ik in plaats van romig te scherp gekruid.

Tanushree Goyal

Saturday, 30 April 2022
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Pratik Barasia

Saturday, 23 April 2022
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Dosa looked good but was not tasty. Daal Makani didnt had any taste as well. Andra curry was nice.

Anonymous

Thursday, 07 April 2022
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Food was not tasty at all.

Anonymous

Thursday, 07 April 2022
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malai kofta can be done better, gravy & 3 koftas did not do justice rest of the food, super delicious as ever

Anonymous

Saturday, 12 March 2022
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Thooya

Tuesday, 22 February 2022
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Weinig eten voor dure prijs. Rijst was hard. Te veel olie in vleesgerecht. Smaakt niet vers... zeer ontevreden!!!!!!! Zonde van geld!!! Hele familie buik klachten gekregen!!!! Ik heb zelf overgeven en buikgriep gekregen!!!! Geen aanraden voor andere

C Silver

Monday, 14 February 2022
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Anonymous

Saturday, 22 January 2022
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Lekker zuid indiaase eten. Vooral de dosa en medhu vada waren smaakvol. Niet te pittige, zoals ik in de bestelling had gemeld.

Delivery times

Monday
Closed for delivery
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30

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The Madras Diaries
Lange Leidsedwarsstraat 41H
1017NG Amsterdam
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