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TAVA Fresh Taste of India Menu and Take Out in Morton Grove IL, 60053
  • TAVA Fresh Taste of India

  • Indian Food, Indian, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, Bars
  • 7172 W Dempster St Morton Grove IL, 60053
    - (9) EatStreet Rating
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  • Hours 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Appetizers
  • Vegetarian Samosas Flaky, golden pastry generously stuffed with potatoes, green peas, mild herbs and spices.
  • Bhindi Amchuri Mouthwatering thins slices of fresh okra and onion seasoned with tangy spices.
  • Calamari Bhaji Tender calamari and chopped onions tossed in a chickpea, rice and corn-flour batter, lightly fried in canola oil, and served with chutney.
  • Pakora Lightly battered delicacies fried in all natural canola oil. Vegan assorted vegetable. Choice of mixed vegetable, paneer, chicken, shrimp, or fish.
  • Tandoori Chicken Skewers Luscious herb-marinated boneless chicken cooked in tandoor and served with spicy chutney.
  • Desi Chicken Wings Herb-marinated lean chicken wings cooked in tandoor served with spicy mango chutney.
  • Tava Signature Sizzlers A unique blend of luscious tandoori selections.
  • Tandoori Vegetable Sizzler Crunchy fresh vegetables: cauliflower, broccoli, green bell peppers, red peppers, onions, and paneer cheese, yogurt, and herb marinated then roasted to perfection in a tandoor.
  • Momo Stuffed steamed dumplings seasoned with himalayan herbs and spices, served with an exotic Nepalese sauce. Choice of chicken, vegetable, or bullet.
  • Chaat Seasoned mashed potato cakes. A mouthwatering combination of boiled chickpeas, chopped fresh onions, plain yogurt, chaat masala, tamarind-mint chutney, and garnished with fresh cilantro and paprika. Choice of aaloo tikki, vegetarian samosa, or aaloo papdi.
  • Chicken 65 Tender chicken in makhani sauce seasoned with mustard seed, whole red chili pepper, fresh ginger, garlic, curry leaves and chopped onions, and garnished with cilantro.
  • Chili Paneer Masala spicy Gluten Free. Homemade paneer cheese, fresh green chili and bell peppers sauteed with ginger, garlic and spicy masala sauce.
  • Spicy Aloo Bomb spicy Gluten Free. Vegan. Infused with tangy volcano habanero chili pepper sauce and apple cider. Infused with tangy volcano habanero chili pepper sauce and apple cider.
  • Sweet Aloo Bomb Gluten Free. Infused with sweet and tangy tamarind plum sauce and yogurt. A mouthwatering combination of sauteed potato cubes and grilled fresh onion garnished with fresh cilantro and paprika.
  • Masala Papad (Hot) Two thin crisp lentil papads cracker topped with masala mix (onion, tomato, green chili and cilantro.
  • Paneer Tikka Fresh herb-marinated paneer cheese, bell peppers and onions, cooked to perfection in a tandoor.
  • Chicken Tikka Tender chunks of boneless chicken breast seasoned mildly with lemon juice and yogurt, lightly browned in tandoor, and garnished with grilled onions and cilantro.
  • Chicken Dishes
  • Chicken Curry spicy Boneless chicken simmered in tomatoes and onions with a blend of mild spices and garnished with cilantro.
  • Bhuna Chicken Masala spicy Tender pices of fresh boneless chicken cooked with fresh onions, tomato, ginger, garlic, olive oil, fresh herbs, and cilantro.
  • Tava Chili Chicken Masala spicy Boneless fresh chicken cooked with potatoes, then simmered in tomatoes and onions with fresh chili peppers, onions and special spices, and finally, garnished with cilantro and ginger.
  • Chicken Makhani A Tava signature dish. A roasted half-chicken simmered in a delicious tomato sauce and garnished with ginger and cilantro.
  • Chicken Tikka Masala Marinated boneless chicken grilled and sauteed in a delicious tomato sauce, garnished with ginger and cilantro.
  • Chicken Butter Masala spicy Tender boneless chicken cooked in buttery creamy tomato sauce with cashew and chef?s special blend of northern spices.
  • Tava Chicken Vindaloo spicy Boneless chicken and russet potatoes cooked in an authentic vindaloo sauce with cumin seeds, onion, tomato sauce, red apple cider and sun-dried and fresh chili peppers. Volcano hot.
  • Bullet Chicken Masala spicy Gluten Free. Boneless tender chicken cooked in fresh habanero chili sauce with fresh tomato, ginger, garlic, red apple cider and cilantro - spicy lover?s heaven.
  • Chicken Jalfrazie spicy Marinated chicken sauteed with fresh green vegetables garnished with chopped ginger, cilantro, Indian spices and herbs.
  • Chicken Shahi Korma Tender pieces of chicken cooked with almonds in a rich, creamy sauce garnished with sliced almonds. Very mild.
  • Chicken Saag Tender, boneless chicken pieces cooked with fresh spinach in a rich blend of spices.
  • Chicken Taka-Tak spicy Pieces of chicken cooked with chopped onions, tomato, green peppers and fresh chili peppers. Hot.
  • Chicken Madras spicy A South Indian delicacy. Fresh chicken cooked in an aromatic coconut broth, Indian spices and a creamy curry sauce. Mild.
  • Lamb Dishes
  • Lamb Curry spicy Gluten Free. Tender boneless lamb cooked with traditional mughalai spices, onion and saffron.
  • Tava Spicy Lamb Masala spicy Boneless lamb cooked with potatoes, then simmered in tomatoes and onions with fresh ginger, chili peppers and special spices, and finally, garnished with cilantro. Volcano hot.
  • Bhuna Lamb Masala spicy Tender pieces of lamb cooked with fresh onions, tomato, ginger, garlic, olive oil, fresh herbs, and cilantro.
  • Lamb Saag Tender leg of lamb cooked with spinach, cumin seed powder and Indian spices, garnished with chopped ginger.
  • Boti Kabab Masala Marinated lamb tenderloin cooked in tandoor, sauteed with minced onion, tomato, ginger and our chef's special sauce.
  • Lamb Vindaloo spicy Boneless lamb and russet potatoes sauteed with cumin seeds, chopped onion, tomato sauce, apple cider and sun-dried and fresh chili peppers. Volcano hot.
  • Bullet Lamb Masala spicy Gluten Free. Boneless tender lamb cooked in fresh habanero chili sauce with fresh tomato, ginger, garlic, red apple cider and cilantro - spicy lover?s heaven.
  • Gost Pasanda spicy Delicate pieces of lamb cooked in almond sauce and cream, garnished with saffron, herbs and finely chopped nuts. Very mild.
  • Lamb Madras spicy A South Indian delicacy. Lamb cooked in an aromatic coconut broth, Indian spices and a creamy curry sauce.
  • Goat with Bone
  • Goat Curry spicy Tender goat cooked with traditional mughalai spices, chopped onions and saffron.
  • Tava Spicy Goat Masala spicy Goat cooked with potatoes, then simmered in tomatoes and onions seasoned with fresh ginger, chili peppers and special spices, garnished with cilantro.
  • Bhuna Goat Masala spicy Tender pieces of fresh goat cooked with fresh onions, tomato, ginger, garlic, olive oil, fresh herbs, and cilantro.
  • Goat Saag spicy Goat cooked with spinach, cumin seed powder and Indian spices, topped with chopped ginger.
  • Goat Vindaloo spicy Goat and russet potatoes sauteed with cumin seeds, onion, tomato sauce, apple cider, sun-dried and fresh chili peppers. Volcano hot.
  • Bullet Goat Masala spicy Gluten Free. Fresh tender goat cooked in fresh habanero chili sauce with fresh tomato, ginger, garlic, red apple cider and cilantro - spicy lover?s heaven.
  • Goat Madras A South Indian delicacy. Goat cooked in an aromatic coconut broth with fresh Indian spices and creamy curry sauce.
  • Seafood
  • Goan Fish Curry spicy Seasonal whitefish simmered with coconut sauce, red chili peppers and an exotic goan sauce.
  • Tava Samundri Taka-Tak spicy A Tava signature dish. Tender pieces of fresh catfish, whitefish and shrimp prepared with onion, bell peppers, minced ginger, garlic, tomato, spicy chili peppers and herbs.
  • Tava Fish Curry A Tava signature dish. Fresh catfish prepared with a flavorful yellow curry sauce.
  • Fish Tikka Masala Fresh whitefish filet marinated in yogurt and spices, roasted in tandoor and sauteed with Indian seafood masala.
  • Shrimp Masala Fresh large shrimp cooked in a rich sauce seasoned with a hint of fresh minced garlic and ginger.
  • Shrimp Vindaloo spicy Large shrimp and russet potatoes cooked in an authentic vindaloo sauce with cumin seeds, onion, tomato sauce, apple cider, sun-dried and fresh chilli peppers. Volcano hot.
  • Bullet Shrimp Masala spicy Large shrimp and russet potatoes cooked in authentic vindaloo sauce with cumin seeds, onions, tomato sauce, apple cider, sun-dried and fresh chili peppers - spicy lover?s heaven.
  • Shrimp Jalfrazie spicy Large gulf shrimp sauteed with crispy green vegetables, garnished with ginger, cilantro, Indian spices and herbs.
  • Shrimp Madras A South Indian delicacy. Jumbo gulf shrimp cooked in an aromatic coconut broth, Indian spices and creamy curry sauce.
  • Vegetarian Dishes
  • Mutter Paneer Fresh homemade paneer cheese cooked with olive oil, green peas, tomato sauce, garlic, ginger paste and cream sauce.
  • Bhuna Paneer Masala spicy Homemade paneer cheese cooked with fresh onions, tomato, ginger, garlic, olive oil, fresh herbs, and cilantro.
  • Kadai Paneer spicy Homemade paneer cheese, bell peppers, onions, tomato, ginger and garlic sauteed in olive oil with our chef's special blend of Indian spices.
  • Paneer Makhani Homemade paneer cheese cooked in a sweet tomato cream sauce with olive oil, fenugreek leaves and mild herbs.
  • Paneer Saag Spinach cooked with cubes of paneer cheese delicately spiced and garnished with chopped ginger.
  • Mushroom Saag Spinach and mushroom cooked in olive oil in a tomato-curry sauce with a touch of fresh cream or as a vegan selection without cream.
  • Chana Saag Chickpeas combined with fresh spinach cooked in olive oil with an exotic curry sauce and a touch of fresh cream, or as a vegan selection without cream.
  • Chana Masala spicy Delicious chickpeas cooked in an exotic blend of north Indian spices. A vegan selection.
  • Bhindi Masala Fresh okra sauteed with olive oil, onion, tomato, and north Indian spices. A vegan selection.
  • Paneer Aaloo Gobhi Chili Masala spicy Homemade paneer cheese, potatoes, cauliflower florets and green chili cooked in Indian spices and curry sauce.
  • Dal Makhani spicy Whole black lentils simmered on slow heat until tender and sauteed with olive oil, a creamy tomato sauce and herbs.
  • Dal Tadka spicy Yellow lentils saut?ed with olive oil, cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and onions, then topped with roasted.
  • Dal Taka-Tak Combination of black and yellow lentils saut?ed with olive oil, star-anise, coriander, ginger, garlic, fresh tomatoes, onions and bell peppers.
  • Baingan Bharata spicy Fresh eggplant roasted in tandoor with olive oil, mashed and seasoned with herbs and spices. A vegan selection.
  • Navratan Korma Mixed vegetables cooked in a gravy of cashew nuts, tomato and mild spices.
  • Vegetable Jalfrajee spicy Stir-fried mixed vegetables and paneer cheese flavored with authentic spices in a tomato-curry sauce.
  • Aloo Gobi spicy Fresh cauliflower and potatoes sauteed to perfection and mildly seasoned with olive oil, tomatoes, onion, ginger, garlic and herbs. A vegan selection.
  • Vegetable Vindaloo (Volcano Hot) spicy Seasonal vegetables and russet potatoes cooked in truly authentic vindaloo sauce with cumin seeds, onion, tomato sauce, apple cider, sun-dried and fresh chili peppers. Volcano hot.
  • Bullet Vegetable Masala (Volcano Hot) spicy Gluten Free. Seasonal vegetables and russet potato cooked in fresh habanero chili sauce with fresh tomato, ginger, garlic, red apple cider and cilantro - spicy lover's heaven.
  • Vegetable Tadka (Hot) spicy Stir-fried mixed vegetables, onion and bell peppers in authentic Punjabi tadka sauce.
  • Malai Kofta spicy Mouthwatering vegetable balls cooked with creamy almond and cashew sauce, then garnished with sliced almonds.
  • Paneer Bhurjee spicy Homemade shredded paneer cheese cooked in an exotic onion and tomato cream sauce with olive oil. Gluten free.
  • Aloo Methi Fresh potatoes and fenugreek sauteed with olive oil, cumin seeds, garlic and ginger. A vegan and gluten free selection.
  • Paneer Butter Masala spicy Gluten Free. Homemade paneer cheese cooked in buttery creamy tomato sauce with cashew and chef?s special blend of spices.
  • Paneer Tikka Masala Succulent paneer tikka saut?ed in a delicious creamy ginger tomato sauce, garnished with ginger and cilantro.
  • Parsi Bhaji spicy Green beans cooked in an exotic coconut sauce seasoned with mustard, curry leaves and mild spices, finished with a splash of cream. A gluten free selection.
  • Tandoor Specialties
  • A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in northern India.

  • Tandoori Chicken Whole spring chicken marinated overnight in traditional herbs and creamy yogurt seasoning, roasted until golden, served with grilled onion and lemon slices. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India. Choice of half chicken, whole chicken, organic half chicken, or organic whole chicken.
  • Bhatti Da Murgh A gem from streets of punjab, fresh spring chicken marinated with fresh ginger, garlic, star anise, cloves, and spicy punjabi seasoning, then baked to perfection in a tandoor served with grilled onions and cilantro. Bone in dark meat.
  • Tandoori Vegetables Crunchy, fresh cauliflower, broccoli, green pepper, red pepper, onions, tomatoes and paneer cheese marinated in yogurt and herbs, baked to perfection in tandoor. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Bhatti Di Sabzi Crunchy fresh vegetables: cauliflower, broccoli, green bell pepper, red peppers, onions, and paneer cheese marinated with fresh ginger, garlic, star anise, cloves and spicy punjabi seasoning then roasted to perfection in a tandoor.
  • Paneer Tikka Fresh herb-marinated paneer cheese, bell peppers and onions, cooked to perfection in a tandoor.
  • Bhatti Da Panner Paneer cheese, bell peppers, and onions, marinated with fresh ginger, garlic, star anise, cloves and spicy punjabi seasoning then roasted to perfection in a tandoor.
  • Chicken Tikka Tender chunks of boneless chicken breast seasoned mildly with lemon juice and yogurt, lightly browned and garnished with grilled onions and lemon slices. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Reshmi Kabab Tender boneless chicken, marinated in sour cream, cashew nut paste and mild spices, then roasted until golden. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Tava Mixed Grill Boti kabob, tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, reshmi kabab and tandoori prawns served with grilled onion and lemon. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Seekh Kabab Fresh, minced and tender lamb blended with herbs and spices, hand rolled on a cast iron skewer, roasted to a light golden brown. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Boti Kabab Boneless cubes of tender lamb marinated in yogurt, fresh garlic and ginger and cooked in tandoor. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Salmon Tandoori spicy Tender boneless morsels of Atlantic salmon marinated in a yogurt-mustard seed sauce, seasoned with ginger, garlic and fresh herbs, then baked to perfection in tandoor. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Fish Tikka spicy A Tava signature dish. Fresh delicate pieces of whitefish marinated in a unique blend of spices and lemon juice, roasted in tandoor. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Tava Fish Tandoori (Tava Signature) spicy Fresh, tender morsels of catfish marinated with our signature spice blend, and roasted to perfection in a tandoor.
  • Samundri Mixed Grill Salmon, catfish and whitefish marinated in yogurt sauce, roasted in a clay oven, served with roasted onion, fresh bell peppers, tomatoes and spicy chili peppers. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Prawn Tandoori Large prawns marinated in mild spices, roasted in a clay oven. A tandoor is a traditional clay oven used for cooking and baking in Northern India.
  • Breads
  • Plain Naan Lightly leavened soft bread baked in tandoor.
  • Garlic Naan Lightly leavened soft bread baked in tandoor with fresh chopped garlic.
  • Keema Naan Lightly leavened soft bread baked in tandoor stuffed with minced lamb.
  • Bullet Naan Lightly leavened soft bread baked in tandoor stuffed with fresh chili peppers and cumin seeds. Spicy.
  • Brad's Naan Lightly leavened soft bread baked in tandoor stuffed with minced onions and garlic.
  • Tava Signature Naan spicy Lightly leavened soft bread baked in tandoor with fresh chili peppers, onion, garlic, cumin and ajwain seeds.
  • Paneer Kulcha Lightly leavened stuffed bread baked in tandoor and stuffed with crumbled homemade paneer cheese.
  • Piyazi Kulcha Lightly leavened stuffed bread baked in tandoor and stuffed with finely chopped onions.
  • Roti Unleavened whole wheat bread baked in tandoor. A vegan selection.
  • Luchccha Paratha Vegan. Unleavened, layered, whole-wheat bread cooked in a tandoor with olive oil.
  • Aloo Paratha Unleavened, layered whole wheat bread cooked in tandoor and stuffed with mashed potatoes, spices and olive oil.
  • Pudina Paratha Unleavened, layered whole wheat bread cooked in tandoor with olive oil and stuffed with mint.
  • Patiala Paratha Unleavened, layered whole wheat bread cooked in tandoor with olive oil and sprinkled with aromatic ajwain seeds.
  • Bread Basket Assortment of piyazi kulcha, paneer kulcha, roti, garlic naan and plain naan.
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