4500 Miles Oxford Menu

To Start with...

4500 Miles from Delhi offers a fine selection of starters which are light and appetising. Our selection features mouth-watering delights from the grill and the tandoor, which are perfectly healthy options. Snacking before and after meals is a national pastime; almost a sport in India, so please do indulge… 

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Avocado Delhi Chaat - £5.95

Mixed salad with fresh avocado tossed with chicken tikka in a tangy dressing.


Aloo Tikki - £5.25 
Pan fried potato patties served with yoghurt and tamarind dressing.


Onion Bhaji - £5.25
World famous snack of crisp onions deep-fried in a coating of gram fl our batter.


Chicken Pakora - £5.35
Breast fillets of chicken coated in cumin and coriander, tomatoes, mint and spring onions, creating an extraordinary play of tastes.


Tangri Kebab - £6.25
Chicken leg piece is marinated in curd, ginger garlic and spices and cooked in specially imported charcoal ovens. To balance these unusual fl avours the dish has been mastered for years before being presented on your plate.


Mixed Vegetable Pakora - £5.25
The pakora served at Five Rivers are the real McCoy. Crisp nuggets of onions, vegetables and spices delicately coated in batter and deep fried. Best eaten when smothered in the accompanying side sauces.


Salmon Tikka - £8.25
Chunks of pink Scottish salmon matured in a rich spicy marinade of dill, fennel, ginger, honey and a trace of mustard oil, and then roasted in the tandoor.


Jhinga Til Tinka - £8.25
King prawns dipped in a ginger, garlic, lime and chilli marinade, wrapped in crispy fried sesame seed batter. Deep fried.


Fish Amritsari - £6.25 
Garlic and ajwain laced cod fi llets deep fried in gram flour batter.


Gilafi Seekh Kebab - £5.95
Skewered char-grilled lamb mince rolled with chopped onions, fresh coriander and bell peppers.

 
Lamb Shashlik Kebab - £6.25
Bite sized marinated spring lamb slow cooked in clay oven coated with yoghurt based marinade and barbecued with onions and peppers.

 
Babari Seekh - £6.35
Skewered char-grilled lamb mince rolled with chopped onions, fresh egg and cheese marination.


King Prawn Sizzler - £10.55
King prawns, in an ajwain and garlic flavoured spiced marinade, char-grilled in tandoor.


Dosa - £9.95
Wafer thin and crispy rice flour crêpes served with spicy potato or chicken tikka as filling along with fresh coconut and tomato chutney. This is a typical South Indian dish taken as breakfast or dinner. It is first noted in the Sangam Literature of Tamil language dated to the Christian era.

 
Adrakhi Lamb Chops - £7.55
Lamb Chops marinated with traditional Indian spices and char-grilled to perfection, served with mint sauce.


Deep Fried Stuffed Hot Chillies - £5.25 
Recognised as appetite stimulators by inhabitants of the tropics, if you fancy hot foods by all means give this dish a try.


Tandoori Chicken - £6.25
The fire and spice of India marinated chicken cooked in its own juices in the “tandoor” - An Indian clay oven fired by charcoal.


Chicken Malai Tikka - £5.25
Bite-sized chicken tikka marinated with cream, cheese, royal cumin and cardamom, delicately grilled on charcoal, served with mint Dip.


Punjabi Samosa - £5.25
Dough pastry stuffed with spiced potatoes and green peas, served with hung curd and tamarind sauce.


Goan Style Mussels - £7.75
Mussels steamed in ginger, garlic, turmeric and herbs.


Lamb Fillet Kebab - £6.25
Lamb picatta culled from the fillet, flavoured with shahi jeera, then cooked on a griddle plate, resulting in a very succulent kebab.

Recommended starters for two people...


Tandoori Mixed Sizzler - £15.95
A delicious assortment of tandoor items prepared on skewers: Salmon Tikka, Chicken Malai Tikka, Paneer Tikka, Seekh Kebab.


Traditional Vegetarian - £13.95

Thali Vegetable Pakoras, Aloo Tikki, Samosa, Onion Bhaji and Chilli Paneer Shashlik.

 

For the Mains

4500 has an exquisite selection of main meals. These delightful speciality dishes are the fruition of the labours of our chefs who have journeyed here from different regions of India. Their specialist touch is born from years of experience and each dish bears the signature taste of the master chef. In each of these delicacies you are bound to find something original to enjoy

In addition we also present a new section with TAWA TAK-A-TAK dishes cooked on the Flat griddle (The Tawa). The taste sensation is both bold and refined, so whether you try a completely new dish or opt for an old favourite, be prepared for a delicious experience.


Butter Chicken - £10.95
From the street-side eateries of Punjab; a dish of chicken tikka simmered in a satin smooth tomato gravy with a redolent of kasoori methi.


King Prawn Gassi - £14.25
Mangalorean style king prawns cooked with coconut milk and spices finished with a tangy blend of raw mango and chopped ginger.


Chicken Lababdar - £10.95
Delicately spiced and laced with butter, cream and tomatoes,cooked in a cashew nut paste, chicken lababdar is sure to become one of your favourites too.


Hydrabadi Lamb - £10.95
Cubed lamb in velvety, ginger laced, brown gravy. Fragrant with sunfl ower seeds, mace, green cardamom and kewra essence.


Keema Mutter - £11.50
Mince of lamb cooked with freshly ground ginger garlic and onion tomatoes with green peas.


North Indian Garlic Chilli Chicken - £10.95 
Barbecued chicken pieces cooked in fresh garlic and chilli sauce with caramelised onions.


Chicken Chettinad - £11.95 
From Tamilnadu in South India, Chettinad Chicken is a fiery curry. There’s no reason why you can’t reduce the chillies to suit your own palate though. Chettinad Chicken tastes great with parathas.


Goan Fish Curry - £14.25
Cubes of cod cooked in a gravy spiked with use of kokum. Ideally served with steamed basmati rice.


Nalli Gosht - £14.95
Slow cooked lamb shanks cooked with mild smooth nutty gravy.


King Prawn Kolapuri - £14.25
King prawns marinated in tantalising kolapuri spices and cooked with onions, garlic and roasted red chillies.


Chicken Bemisaal - £10.95
This dish is from princely cuisine of the Nawabs of Avadh, the most passionate patrons of gastronomy in golden age – Tikka culled from chicken supreme simmered in a smooth onion and garlic tomato puree – an evocation of cinnamon and clove. Aptly described by royal guest of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah is BEMISAAL meaning incomparable.


Dum Ki Biryani
Vegetarian £12.95 | Lamb £14.95 | Chicken £13.95 | King Prawn £15.95
Basmati rice cooked on dum (Slow cooking in sealed pots) with saffron, cardamom and mint, served with roast garlic flavoured yoghurt and gravy. Tastes delicious in tandem with a katchumber salad.



Old Favourites


Chicken Tikka Masala - £9.95 
We present our exclusive recipe of succulent chicken tikka in a smooth sauce.

 


Chicken Jalfrezi - £9.95
Pieces of chicken tossed and cooked together with a masala of diced onions, capsicum and tomatoes, garnished with green chilli, cumin seeds and fresh coriander.


Shahi Korma Chicken - £10.95

Chicken pieces seared and slow cooked in smooth creamy gravy prepared with Hyderabad’s special spice mix.


Shahi Chicken Chasnidargh - £10.95
This is India’s answer to sweet and sour and it rocks. Barbecued chicken cooked in a creamy sweet and tangy sauce.


Lamb with Mint and Yoghurt - £11.95
Cubes of tender spring lamb cooked in a rich yoghurt sauce flavoured with mint.


Five Jewels - £11.95
Generally mushrooms don’t spring to mind when people are thinking of great curry. In this beautiful lamb dish mushrooms are fried with peppers and onion to create the base of a rich thick sauce. The lamb itself comes freshly grilled from the tandoor – and has that perfect barbecue flavour.


Chicken Madras - £10.95
Boneless chicken cooked in a hot gravy with a predominant flavour of black pepper, aniseed and curry leaves. A speciality from the coastal region of Tamil Nadu.


Lamb Rogan Josh - £9.95
Rogan Josh gets its name from the rich red appearance, which in turn is derived from the fresh tomatoes, paprika and ground red chilli. A classic dish from Kashmir. 


North Bengali Fruity Chicken - £10.95
Slow cooked chicken in a creamy fruity sauce laced with sliced mango.


Chicken Dhansak - £12.95
Dhansak is popular especially among the Parsi community. Barbecued pieces of chicken cooked with lentils spiced with special masala mix.


Chicken Do Pyaza - £10.95
Chicken pieces slow cooked in a smooth gravy of caramelised and raw onions with whole spices, garnished with spring onions.


King Prawn Pathia - £13.95
Festive Parsee fare of prawns in an unusual blend of chillies, tamarind and jaggery. India’s answer to sweet and sour.

 

Tawa Tak-a-Tak

These healthy and semi-dry dishes are all served to your table on a traditional tawa. We employ the iron griddle for cooking, using the tak-a-tak method; so called due to the sound.

Chicken Tak-a-Tak - £13.95
Strips of chicken breast marinated and basted in the tandoor and sautéed in the iron tawa with a fresh melee of pepper, tomatoes and fresh green chilli.


Masala Gosht Tak-a-Tak - £14.95

Cubes of tender spring lamb cooked in a robust blend of spices. A tangy blend of tomato sauce with capsicum, onion & ginger.


King Prawn Tak-a-Tak - £15.95
King prawns cooked on tawa with coarsely chopped onions, fresh coriander and fi nished with ajwain.


Paneer Tak-a-Tak - £12.95

Home made cottage cheese cooked with capsicum, ginger and green chilly in tangy blend onion and tomatoes gravy.


Masala Gosht Tak-a-Tak - £14.95

Cubes of tender spring lamb cooked in a robust bland of spices. A tangy blend of tomato sauce with capsicum, onion & ginger.

 

Punjabi Sizzlers


An ancient style of cooking, which originated in the rugged north west frontier of India. The natural, healthy and earthy tones of our tandoor dishes is achieved by the use of only fresh herbs and spices in the marinade resulting in - maybe not the most colourful - but definitely the most delicious and succulent kebabs! All served with pulao rice, salad and curry sauce.

Chicken Tikka £14.95
Tandoori Chicken £14.95
Salmon Tikka £15.50
King Prawn £16.50
Adrakhi Lamb Chops £15.75
Tandoori Combination £19.50
Paneer Tikka £13.95

 

Vegetarian

Indians are particularly fond of their vegetarian dishes. Every dinner table, royal or otherwise, should have a vegetarian delicacy that adds variety and gives a different slant to the food that you are enjoying. Our Master Chef has a vast range of produce to work with. Hence our selection of vegetarian dishes is a true spree of colours, aromas, textures and flavours.
Indian vegetables are served either as an accompaniment to a main course or as a full vegetarian option.

Choose any dish as a side from £6.95

Bhindi Masala - £8.95
Okra cooked with onion and tomatoes and tempered with cumin seeds & ginger.


Bagaray Baingan - £7.95
A charcoal smoked aubergine delicacy cooked with onions and tomatoes in a peanut paste masala.


Malai Kofta - £8.95
Light vegetable and paneer dumplings in a creamy saffron, tomato and cashew nut sauce.


Subzee Milloni - £7.95
Striped sized seasonal vegetables cooked with onion and tomatoes.


Palak Paneer - £8.95
Creamed spinach and homemade Indian cottage cheese cooked with cumin seeds and garlic.


Dal Makhani - £7.95
Black lentils, fresh tomato purée and ground whole spice paste cooked overnight to extract full flavours and tempered in butter to give this lentil stew its name. Ideal with traditional naan bread.


Jeera Aloo - £7.95
A delicacy of cumin tempered boiled potatoes cooked with tomato, onion and a homemade spice mix.


Katra Gobhi Mutter - £7.95
A healthy vegetable dish of stir-fried cauliflower delicately spiced with fresh ginger.


Tarka Daal - £7.95
A channa daal and red lentil preparation made into an exotic dish with garlic, cumin seeds and whole red chillies.

Breads & Rice


Mushroom & Jeera Rice - £3.95
Aromatic and sumptuous, the finest fragrant Basmati rice tempered with fresh mushrooms and cumin.

Pulao Rice - £3.25
Saffron flavoured rice steamed with all the goodness of cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and bay leaves.

Steamed Basmati Rice - £2.95
Finest basmati rice.

Coconut Rice - £3.95
Sweet scented with the flavours of fresh coconut and curry leaves.

Traditional Naan - £2.95 
Buttered leavened bread.

Peshawari Naan - £3.75
Saffron, nuts and sweet cherry naan.

Keema Naan - £3.75
Naan stuffed with spiced lamb mince.

Lahsooni Naan - £3.75 

Garlic and coriander naan.

Khurmi Naan - £3.75
Chilli cheese naan.

Kulcha Naan - £3.50 
Naan bread stuffed with a fine chopped mixture of onion, potato and chillies.

Tandoori Roti - £2.75
Whole wheat flavoured unleavened bread.

Lachhedar Parantha - £3.50
An exotic ajwain flavoured multi-layered bread.



Condiments to complement

Poppadoms with a tray - £1.85
each of chutneys & pickles Traditional serving of freshly prepared poppadoms served with spiced onions, mango chutney.

Tossed Green Salad - £2.50

Masala Chips - £3.50 
Fried chips with an Indian twist.

Classic Chips - £3.20 
Fried chips.

Raita - £2.50 
A cool combination of yogurt and cucumber.

 

 

Executive Banquet

Minimum two persons - £26.95 per person

Poppadoms with a tray of chutneys & pickles
Traditional serving of freshly prepared poppadoms served with spiced onions, mango chutney.

Mixed Platter of Starters
Chicken Malai Tikka, Gilafi Seekh Kebab, Paneer Tikka and Salmon Tikka Served with mint sauce & tamarind chutney.

Main Courses

Please select main dish fr om the following or let the chef decide (One main dish per person)


Lamb Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh gets its name from the rich red appearance, which in turn is derived from the fresh tomatoes, paprika and ground red chillies.


Chicken Tikka Masala
We present our exclusive recipe of succulent chicken tikka in a smooth sauce.


Palak Paneer
Creamed spinach and homemade Indian cottage cheese cooked with cumin seeds and garlic.


Karahi Chicken
Exquisite Punjabi country fare of tender chicken stir-fried in an iron karahi with a spicy masala of garlic, onions and tomatoes with a tempering of crushed coriander seeds and crispy red chillies.


Goan Fish Curry 
Cubes of Cod slow cooked with curry leaves and spiked with kokum.

All the main dishes are served with pulao rice and naan bread

Desserts

Please choose one per person from the Dessert Selection

Additional dishes can be added at normal menu prices

Imperial Banquet

Minimum two persons - £29.95 per person

Salad
Avocado Delhi Chaat Mixed salad with fresh avocado tossed with chicken tikka in a tangy dressing.


Mixed Sizzler of Starters

King Prawn Sizzler, Salmon Tikka, Tandoori Chicken Tikka, Paneer Tikka and Lamb Chops Served with mint sauce & tamarind chutney.

Main Courses

Please select main dish from the following or let the chef decide


Chicken Korma
A bite size chicken cooked in onion and cashew nut gravy flavoured with creamy saffron. A tempering of crushed coriander seeds and crispy red chillies.


King Prawn Tak-a-Tak
King Prawns cooked on “Tawa” with coarsely chopped onions, fresh coriander and finished with ajwain.


Malai Kofta
Light vegetable and cottage cheese dumplings in a creamy saffron, tomato and cashew nut sauce


Masala Gosht Tak-a-Tak
Cube of tender spring lamb cooked in a robust blend of spices. A tangy blend of tomatoes sauce with capsicum, onion & ginger.


Chicken Lababdar
Delicately spiced and laced with butter, cream and tomatoes,cooked in a cashew nut paste, chicken lababdar is sure to become one of your favourites too.

Dessert

Please choose one per person from the Dessert Selection.

 

All the dishes are served with pulao rice and naan bread

Additional dishes can be added at normal menu prices