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As one of the best Indian restaurants in Mississauga, we have been fine tuning our menu since 2004 
so we may offer you only the best Indian food. We introduce new menu items on a regular basis, always
searching for the next menu item to add to our menu. Order takeout or dine-in and experience Nirvana!

Tandoori Starters

Fish Tikka $19

A classic recipe handed down through generations. Tender marinated pieces of fish charbroiled to perfection in the tandoor.

Tandoori Salmon $22

Thick cuts of fresh, never frozen, moist and tender salmon marinated with Indian spices and finished delicately in the tandoor oven.

Tandoori Snapper $24

Fresh, never frozen, moist and tender snapper marinated with Indian spices and baked
delicately in the tandoor oven.

Shrimp Sherdil $23

Jumbo tiger shrimps marinated with fresh spices and cooked to perfection in the tandoor oven.

Tandoori Drumsticks $15

Large chicken drumsticks marinated in yogurt and traditional spices charbroiled to juicy
perfection in the tandoor.

Murg Malai Tikka $17

An irresistible dish. Tender pieces of chicken breast marinated in yogurt, cream, Indian cottage
cheese, saffron and Indian spices. Cooked to a charbroiled perfection in the tandoor.

Nirvana Chicken
Tikka $19

A Nirvana house specialty. Tender pieces of chicken breast marinated in yogurt and lightly
coated with a spiced chick pea flour.

Chicken Tikka $17

A classic recipe handed down through generations. Marinated tender pieces of chicken breast
charbroiled to perfection.

Chicken Seekh
Kabab $18

Minced chicken breast delicately spiced, skewered and charbroiled to perfection in the
tandoor.

Chicken Shashlik $16

Marinated in yogurt and fresh spices, tender pieces of chicken breast skewered with onions,
green peppers and tomatoes charbroiled to perfection in the tandoor.

Murg Kali Mirch $17

Tender pieces of chicken breast marinated with yogurt and freshly pounded black pepper
then barbequed to a spicy perfection in the tandoor oven.

Chicken Hariyali$17

Tender pieces of chicken breast marinated with yogurt, fresh mint, cilantro, green chillies and
spices cooked to perfection in the tandoor.

Noorani Seekh
Kabab $22

The decadent combination of minced lamb wrapped in minced chicken prepared with fresh
spices, skewered and charbroiled to perfection in the tandoor.

Lamb Seekh Kabab $18

Perfected in the royal kitchens of Rampur. Minced lamb prepared with fresh spices, skewered
and charbroiled to perfection in the tandoor.

Vegetable Tandoori
Platter $17

Fresh paneer, mushrooms and sweet potatoes seasoned and baked in the tandoori oven.

Tandoori Mushrooms $15

Fresh whole mushrooms dipped in a marinade of yogurt and fresh spices then cooked to
perfection in the tandoor.

Paneer Malai
Tikka $16

A unique blend of Indian cottage cheese marinated in cream with garlic, ginger and Indian
spices. Cooked to charbroiled perfection in the tandoor.

Paneer Tikka $16

A classic recipe handed down through generations, marinated pieces of paneer charbroiled to
perfection in the tandoor.

Starters

Lentil Soup $5

Savoury blend of yellow lentils simmered to perfection.

Hot & Sour
Soup

A flavorful Asian
specialty.
  • Vegetarian $5
  • Chicken $6
  • Shrimp $7

Manchow
Soup

A delightful Indo-Chinese soup simmered with chopped vegetables and thickened with corn flour.
  • Vegetarian $5
  • Chicken $6
  • Shrimp $7

Tomato Dhania Shorba
(Soup) or Creamy Tomato $5

This tangy soup combines the goodness of tomatoes and fresh coriander simmered with
traditional Indian spices.

Pani Puri (Gol Gappa)$6

A favourite street food of India. Crispy hollow shells you stuff with boiled potatoes and chick
peas, filled with a tasty spiced pani (water) and topped off with chutney.

Chat Papri$8

Crisp white flour wafers topped with crumbled lentil dumplings, diced potatoes, chickpeas
and drizzled with yogurt and chutney.

Bhel Puri $7

A delicious and savoury snack. Made of puffed rice, boiled potato squares and freshly chopped
onions, tomatoes and coriander. Topped off with a tangy tamarind sauce.

Dahi Bhalla$7

Shallow fried white lentil dumplings served in yogurt with fresh spices, mint and tamarind
chutney.

Khat Mith

Your choice of lightly battered cauliflower, paneer or chicken sautéed in a sweet and sour
sauce with slivers of garlic.

  • Vegetarian $15
  • Chicken $15
  • Shrimp $16

Hare Bhare Kebab$13

A blend of cabbage and carrots seasoned with fresh spices, dipped in batter and shallow fried.

Vegetable Samosa $6

A classic Indian snack. Pastry filled with savoury potatoes, peas and fresh spices.

Nirvana Vegetable
Pakora (Fritters) $11

Shallow fried fritters composed of seasoned mixed vegetables and paneer.

Aloo Tikki$10

Shallow fried mashed potato cutlets seasoned with whole coriander seeds and fresh spices.

Chicken Pakora
(Fritters)$15

Shallow fried fritters composed of marinated minced chicken breast battered with spices.

Koliwada Fish or Shrimp

Your choice of fish fillets or shrimp dipped in a flavorful batter and shallow fried in the
renowned Bombay koliwada style.

  • Fish $19
  • Shrimp $20

Spring Rolls$10

Delicious crispy golden brown rolls filled with garden vegetables. Served with a sweet sauce.

Crispy Corn
Chilli Peppe$10

Corn nibblets stir fried with spices and chilli.

Aloo Delhi Wale $10

Cubes of potatoes shallow fried and tosssed with chaat masala, cumin seed, salt and garnished
with fresh coriander.

Non-Vegetarian Main Entrees

Butter Chicken $17

Tandoori charbroiled chicken breast cooked and simmered in a delicately spiced creamy
tomato based sauce.

Chicken Parwana $17

Tender pieces of chicken breast cooked in a thick tomato based sauce with diced green
peppers, tomatoes and onions.

Chicken Curry $17

Chicken breast simmered over a charcoal oven and cooked to perfection in a five spice masala
and finished with Nirvana’s special sauce.

Rara Chicken or Mutton

A decadent combination of minced pieces of tender chicken breast or mutton cooked to
perfection with traditional spices.

  • Chicken $17
  • Mutton $17

Saag Meat

The robustness of chicken, lamb or goat meat endowed with the power packed punch of fresh
spinach.

  • Chicken $17
  • Lamb $17
  • Goat – $17

Chicken Jalfrezi $17

A delicious dish for the eyes and the taste buds. Tender chicken breast pieces tossed with
onions, bell peppers and tomatoes cooked in an aromatic gravy

Chicken Methi Malai$17

Tender pieces of chicken breast cooked with fenugreek, in a rich and aromatic cream sauce.

Madras Chicken $17

Tender pieces of chicken breast cooked in a spicy curry with the delicious flavours of madras
curry spices, tamarind.

Kadhai Chicken $17

Tender pieces of chicken breast roasted and cooked with chopped onions, juliennes of green
peppers, ginger, tomatoes and aromatic spices.

Vindaloo

A Goan specialty. Marinated cubes of mouth-watering chicken or lamb or shrimp cooked to a
spicy finish with tomatoes, ginger and fresh coriander.

  • Chicken $17
  • Lamb $18
  • Shrimp $21

Lamb or Goat
Bhuna

  • Lamb $17
  • Goat – $17

Marinated lamb or goat simmered in a lightly spiced onion based sauce.

Rogan Josh

Your choice of lamb or goat, slowly simmered in a rich gravy enriched with the spices of the
Kashmir Valley.

  • Lamb $17
  • Goat – $17

Kadhai Gosht

Succulent pieces of lamb or goat prepared with green bell peppers, onions and fresh
coriander in a rich delicious onion based gravy.

  • Lamb $17
  • Goat – $17

Fish Curry $19

Fish cooked with subtle Indian spices and a hint of bay leaf.

Fish Masala $19

Fish marinated in a salsa of onions, tomatoes, coriander and ginger finished off with a tomatobased sauce.

Crab Masala $21

King crab marinated in a salsa of onions, tomatoes, coriander and ginger finished off with a
tomato-based sauce.

Shrimp Do Pyaza$21

Tiger shrimp cooked in a flavourful onion sauce and Indian spices with fresh chopped onions.

Vegetarian Main Entrees

Paneer Lababdar $15

Soft cubes of Indian cottage cheese cooked in a spicy tomato and cream-cashew sauce

Palak Paneer $15

Soft cubes of Indian cottage cheese and sautéed spinach cooked to perfection with traditional
Indian spices.

Palak Kofta$15

Indian cottage cheese dumplings shallow fried and cooked in a rich and creamy spinach
sauce.

Paneer Jalfrezi$15

A delicious dish for the eyes and the taste buds. Tender pieces of Indian cottage cheese tossed
with onions, bell peppers and tomatoes cooked in an aromatic gravy

Paneer Makhni$15

Soft and silky cubes of Indian cottage cheese simmered in a delicately spiced creamy tomato
gravy.

Shahi Paneer$15

Soft cubes of Indian cottage cheese delicately cooked in cashew gravy with spices, accented
with saffron for a majestic taste and colour. This dish will conjure memories of the true royal
kitchens of Punjab.

Paneer Tikka Masala$15

A classic recipe handed down through generations. Fresh cubes of Indian cottage cheese
charbroiled to perfection then simmered in a sumptuous tomato based mughlai gravy.

Kadhai Paneer $15

Soft cubes of Indian cottage cheese cooked with chopped onions, juliennes of green peppers,
ginger, tomatoes and fresh spices.

Adraki Paneer$15

Soft cubes of Indian cottage cheese cooked in a flavourful shahi (cream of cashew) gravy with
fresh ginger and coriander.

Mutter Malai Methi$15

Green peas simmered in a Mughlai sauce and enriched with fenugreek.

Mutter Paneer $15

A classic north Indian dish. Sumptuous combination of Indian cottage cheese and green peas
cooked with fresh Indian spices.

Malai Kofta$15

Creamy potato dumplings, stuffed with Indian cottage cheese and dry fruits steeped in a
korma (cream) gravy

Baingan Bhartha$15

Eggplants roasted in a traditional tandoor and cooked with green peas, onions, tomatoes and
green chillies.

Bhindi Masala$15

Market fresh okra sautéed with onions, tomatoes and a dash of ginger.

Mushroom Masala or
Do Pyaza $14

Market fresh mushrooms cooked in an onion gravy with traditional Punjabi spices.

Chana Masala$14

Chickpeas simmered with exotic herbs and spices.

Dal Makhni$14

A classic Punjabi dish. Black lentils, red kidney beans and aromatic spices simmered overnight
on slow charcoal embers and finished in the true Punjabi way with ghee (purified butter).
Garnished with fresh cut ginger and coriander.

Dal Handi$14

Yellow lentils simmered with whole aromatic spices tempered with dry chillies, bay leaves,
cumin seeds and garnished with coriander and fresh ginger.

Kadhai Vegetable$15

Garden fresh vegetables simmered over an open flame and cooked with traditional Indian
spices.

Nirvana Dal$16

Five traditional Indian lentils slowly simmered overnight with aromatic spices to a savory finish.

Kashmiri Dum Aloo$15

Herbed cubes of potatoes & dry fruits, in a delightfully thick tomato gravy.

Aloo Jeera$15

Cumin flavored stir-fried potatoes cooked with fresh herbs and carom seeds.

Aloo Bhindi$15

Fresh okra deep fried and sautéed with potatoes & garnished with onions & tomatoes.

Breads

Naan $3

A leavened bread made of refined flour and baked in the tandoor.

Garlic Naan$4

Naan made of refined flour and baked in the tandoor and topped with garlic.

Nirvana Naan$5

Naan made of refined flour and baked in the tandoor and topped with coriander, garlic and
onions.

Cheese Filled Naan $6

Leavened bread filled with cheese and baked in the tandoor.

Tandoori Roti $3

A classic unleavened whole wheat bread baked in the tandoor.

Missi Roti $4

A decadent blend of whole wheat and gram flour, onions, fresh spices and green chillies baked
in the tandoor.

Roomali Roti $7

Paper thin, soft bread cooked on a dome griddle and artfully served folded like a
handkerchief.

Lachha Paratha $4

Artfully multi-layered, whole wheat traditional unleavened bread baked in the tandoor.

Spicy Lachha Paratha $5

Multi-layered, whole wheat bread topped with chilli flakes, onions and ajwain (carom) seeds
baked in the tandoor.

Aloo Paratha $6

A multi-layered, whole wheat traditional unleavened bread baked in the tandoor stuffed with
seasoned diced potatoes.

Rice

Steamed Rice $4

The finest aromatic basmati rice.

Jeera Rice $4

Steamed basmati rice infused with cumin seeds.

Vegetable Dum Biryani $14

A classic Indian specialty, basmati rice with freshly cooked vegetables, herbs and spices
blended together by our chef’s. Steamed in a cast iron pot covered in dough and unveiled at
your table.

Chicken Dum Biryani $17

Succulent morsels of chicken breast cooked with basmati rice herbs and spice and individually
steamed in a cast iron pot covered in dough and unveiled at your table.

Lamb Dum Biryani $18

A house special. Lamb, basmati rice perfectly cooked together with herbs, spices and steamed
in a separate pot.

Goat Dum Biryani $18

Basmati rice, aromatic herbs and spices steamed in goat meat (with bone) in a cast iron pot
covered in dough and unveiled at your table.

Shrimp Dum Biryani $19

Basmati rice, aromatic herbs and spices steamed in shrimp and served in a cast iron pot
covered in dough and unveiled at your table.

Green Peas Pulao or
Vegetable Pulao $8

Mixed vegetables or peas sautéed with aromatic herbs and spices then steamed with basmati
rice.

Fried Rice

Basmati rice stir-fried with mixed vegetables, garlic and ginger.
(Chicken & Shrimp options contain egg)

  • Vegetable $15
  • Chicken $16
  • Shrimp $18

Hakka

Chilli Chicken or Chilli Paneer

Fresh chillies, bell peppers, garlic and onions cooked in a traditional Hakka style.
(Your choice of with or without gravy)

  • Paneer $15
  • Chicken $16

Manchurian

A Hakka classic. Lightly battered balls stir-fried with ginger, garlic and chillies.
(Your choice of with or without gravy)

  • Vegetable $15
  • Gobhi $15
  • Chicken $16

Sides

Green Salad $7

A mix of garden fresh greens, tomatoes, carrots, onions and cucumbers.

Lachha Pyaaz $3

Thinly sliced red onions marinated in fresh lemon juice and spices. Garnished with fresh
coriander and whole green chillies.

Vinegar Onions$2

An Indian favourite, sliced red onions steeped overnight in vinegar.

Masala Fries $5

Classic double dipped golden brown French fries with an Indian twist.

Plain Yogurt $3

Home made yogurt.

Cucumber Raita $4

Diced cucumber in a fresh house made yogurt garnished with coriander.

Papadum (2 pcs) $2

Mango Chutney$3

Achar $2

Gol Gappa Pani $2

Onions $3