Clay Oven Cuisine of India 15435 Jeffrey Road Irvine, CA 92618 • 949-552-2851

Cuisine
Indian

Neighborhood
Irvine

Cross Street
Irvine Center Dr.

Ambiance
Fine Dining

Dress Code
Business Casual

Features
Beer & Wine Only
Personal Wines Welcome (Corkage Fee)
Weekend Brunch
Wheelchair Access
Vegetarian Menu
Outside Catering Available

Reservations
Suggested

Parking
Free Lot Nearby

Payment Methods
AMEX
Discover
JCB
Mastercard
Visa

Private Rooms
na

Hours
Brunch
Saturday - Sunday
11:30am - 2:30pm

Lunch
Monday - Friday
11:30am - 2:30pm

Dinner Daily
5:30pm - 10:00pm.

Clay Oven Dinner Menu

Selections from Our Menus

HORS D’OEUVRES

VEGETARIAN

SPICE ONION BHAJI 4.95
Crisp onion fritters

VEGETABLE PAKORAS 4.95
Mixed vegetable fritters

VEGETABLE SAMOSAS 4.95
Crisp pastry turnovers filled with mildly spiced peas & potatoes

SHAKAHARI 8.95
Smoked eggplant, chilli, ginger, & fresh lime served with Naan

NON-VEGETARIAN

SEEKH KEBAB 8.95
Tandoori lamb kebabs seasoned with mint and ginger

KATH KATHA CHICKEN 8.95
Chili, honey marinated chicken brochettes

KEEMA SAMOSAS 5.95
Crisp pastry turnovers filled with minced lamb, herbs & spices

DUM TEESRIO 8.95
Steamed mussels, saffron herb broth

ASSORTED HORS D’OEUVRES 10.95
A delightful array of Chicken Tikka, Vegetable Samosa, Seekh Kebab, Vegetable Pakora, & Papadum

SOUPS AND SALADS

ROASTED BEET SALAD 9.95
Chile-candied walnuts, spinach, & a masala berry vinaigrette

MANGO CORN SOUP 4.95
A delicious blend of flavors

ROMAINE SALAD 7.95
Romaine, creamy gorgonzola dressing, and candied lotus seeds

SOUP OF THE DAY 4.95
Ask your server

TANDOORI DELICACIES
Prepared in the clay oven and served sizzling hot.

CHICKEN TIKKA 16.95
Chicken brochettes marinated in yogurt, fresh herbs & spices, finished in the clay oven

TANDOORI CHICKEN 12.95
Choice quarters skinned and marinated in yogurt & fresh spices

MALAI KEBAB 16.95
Tender supremes of chicken in a fresh herb marinade

SWORDFISH TANDOORI 18.95
Our famous swordfish brochettes marinated and broiled in the clay oven

CLAY OVEN GRILL 19.95
An assortment of Tandoori delicacies

TANDOORI JERK CHICKEN 13.95
Spicy jerk marinade

CLAY OVEN ORIGINALS

LAMB JALFREZI 17.95
Moist lean pieces of lamb, done in the clay oven, and stir-fried with a medley of crisp fresh vegetables & spices, served sizzling hot

CHICKEN ANARKALI 17.95
Tender breasts of chicken, stuffed with Indian cheese & nuts, braised in a sauce of fresh tomatoes & spices

TANDOORI SMOKED BABY BACK RIBS 17.95
Mango-ginger marinade, finished to perfection in the tandoor

TANDOORI PORKCHOP 20.95
Center cut pork marinated in fresh herbs and spice rub, mesquite grilled, served with Punjabi Salsa

ENTREES

CHICKEN

CHICKEN SADABAHAR 15.95
Boneless pieces of chicken cooked in a tangy green
sauce with special seasonings

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA 16.95
Chicken brochettes simmered in a sauce of tomatoes,
yogurt & spices

HABANERO CHICKEN VINDALOO 15.95
Boneless chicken prepared with potatoes & tomatoes
in a sharp tangy sauce with habanero peppers

4 CHILLI CHICKEN 15.95
Boneless chicken cooked in an iron wok with fresh
herbs & a variety of chilies

HARA CHICKEN 17.95
An earthy chicken curry spiced with fenugreek,
green olives, artichoke hearts, & tomatoes

LAMB

ROGANJOSH 16.95
Lean lamb cooked in a sauce of onions, ginger, garlic,
& fresh spices

LAMB PASANDA 17.95
Tender lamb prepared in mild creamy sauce of nuts
& yogurt

HABANERO LAMB VINDALOO 16.95
Lamb prepared with potatoes & tomatoes in a sharp,
tangy sauce with habanero peppers

BALTI LAMB 17.95
Tender lamb cooked in an iron wok with vegetables,
fresh herbs and spices

LAMB ACHARI 17.95
Lamb and eggplant infused with fresh herbs and
flavored with Jaipuri pickling spices

SEAFOOD

SHRIMP BHUNA MASALA 17.95
Shrimp cooked in a mildly spiced sauce with fresh
herbs & vegetables

GOA SEAFOOD CURRY 17.95
Medley of shrimp, scallops, mussels and fish in a
vibrant curry

SCALLOPS NILGIRI 17.95
Scallops braised in a fresh herb sauce with coconut
and Madras seasonings

PARSI SALMON 19.95
Parcel-wrapped steamed with fresh herbs
in the Tandoor

HABANERO SHRIMP VINDALOO 17.95
Shrimp prepared with potatoes & tomatoes in a sharp,
piquant sauce with habanero peppers

TILAPIA CURRY 18.95
Fresh Tilapia fish in a tangy tomato, coconut, and sundry herb curry

VEGETABLES

BAIGAN IMAMI 12.95
(Clay Oven Special) Sliced eggplant sautéed with
vegetables in a special blend of spices

BAIGAN BHURTA 12.95
A Traditional eggplant dish with tandoor roasted eggplant, minced & cooked with onions, tomatoes, herbs & spices

PALAK PANEER 11.95
Spinach cooked with Indian cheese and fresh herbs

VEGETABLE JALFREZI 12.95
Sautéed mixed vegetables

MUSHROOM MATAR 11.95
Mushrooms and green peas with fresh herbs and spices

BHINDI MASALA 11.95
Fresh okra sautéed with onions, tomatoes, & spices

ALU GOBHI 11.95
Fresh cauliflower and potatoes dry sautéed with mild spices

PANEER TIKKA MASALA 12.95
Indian cheese in a tomato sauce, spiced to perfection

PINDI CHANA 10.95
Chickpeas flavored with sun-dried mangoes and fresh herbs

MALAI KOFTA 12.95
Vegetable and cheese dumplings simmered in a house
sauce with mild spices

DAAL MAKHANI 9.95
Urad lentils & kidney beans cooked with mild spices

RICE

LAMB BIRYANI 15.95
Basmati rice cooked with lamb

VEGETABLE BIRYANI 8.95
Basmati rice cooked with vegetables

CHICKEN BIRYANI 15.95
Basmati rice cooked with chicken

PULAO RICE 3.00
Aromatic basmati rice

CLAY OVEN BREAD

NAAN 2.50
Leavened bread

ROTI 2.50
Unleavened whole wheat bread

GARLIC NAAN 2.95
Leavened bread topped with fresh garlic

PARATHA 2.95
Unleavened, layered whole wheat bread

ROSEMARY NAAN 2.95
Leavened bread topped with fresh rosemary and olive oil

ALU PARATHA 3.95
Unleavened whole wheat bread filled with potatoes & spices

BASIL GARLIC NAAN 3.95
Leavened bread topped with fresh garlic and basil

PUDINA PARATHA 3.95
Layered whole wheat bread with mint

CHEESE NAAN 4.95
Leavened bread stuffed with cheese, herbs, and spices

ONION KULCHA 3.95
Leavened bread stuffed with onions & herbs

SOURDOUGH NAAN 3.95
Brushed with ghee and sea salt

EXTRAS

PAPADUM 1.50
Crisp lentil wafers

RAITA 3.00
Yogurt with cucumber & tomatoes

FRUIT CHUTNEY 2.00

DESSERT

KULFI 5.95
Indian ice cream with cardamom & pistachios

MANGO CRÈME BRULEE 5.95

ALMOST DESSERT NAAN 5.95
Leavened bread stuffed with nuts, dried fruits, drizzled with flavored honey

KHEER KHAS 4.00
Indian rice pudding