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Sitar Indian Restaurant – Nashville

Constantly rated the top Indian restaurant in Nashville, Sitar features a blend of traditional and innovative Indian dishes. You will experience the finest food, which perfectly combines the ancient traditions and authentic flavors of India. Check out our Lunch Buffet, offering the freshest seasonal varieties seven days a week!
We have been serving our Nashville community since 1993.

We are conveniently located near downtown and Vanderbilt University – close to Lowes-Vanderbilt Hotel.

We offer an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet for $10.95 in the lunch hours (all 7 days).

Lunch Buffet 7 Days / Week
Join us for our lunch 7 days / week.
Choose from a wide variety of traditional Indian cuisine.
All you can eat buffet for just $10.95

Sitar Indian Cuisine Menu
Menu and prices subject to change


Assorted Appetizer - For Two $7.95
Samosa, pakoras and papadum.

Gobi Manchurian $9.95
Cauliflower florets batter fried and coated with chille soy sauce.

Panir Pakora $5.95
Homemade cheese fritters 6.

Shrimp Pakora $8.95
Fresh shrimp marinated in exotic spices and batter fried 6.

Chicken Pakora $5.95
Delicately spiced deep fried chicken fritters.

Onion Bhaji $5.00
Onions and fresh herbs mixed with gram flour and deep fried.

Samosa Meat - Two $4.95
Turnover filled with curried minced meat.

Tandori Assorted Appetizers $8.95
Seekh kabab, shrimp tandoor, murgh tikka.

Chilli Pakora $5.00
Fresh chilly dipped in batter and deep fried.

Pakora $5.00
Mixed vegetable fritters, fried and delicately spiced.

Samosa Vegetable - Two $5.00
Crisp turnover, filled with mildly spiced potatoes and peas.

Tikki & Samose Chaat $6.95
Potatoe patties, curried chick peas, mint chutney, tamarind chutney and spices.


Coconut Soup $4.25
Mildly sweet soup of milk and coconut.

Hyderbadi Murgh Shorba $4.50
A traditional Indian soup made with chicken and potatoes, flavored with lemon.

Mulligatwany Soup $4.25
Delicately spiced lentil soup.

Palak Shorba $4.50
A refreshingly delicious soup made from spinach with a touch of cardamom, cloves and and peppercorns.

Tomato Soup $4.25
Indian style prepared tomato soup with touch of black pepper and cream.


Fresh House Salad $3.95

Mango Chutney $1.75
Sweet and spicy chutney from India.

Papadum $1.75
Thin and crispy lentil bread.

Raita $1.75
Yogurt 8oz.

Achar $1.75
Hot and spicy pickles from India.

Roti Char

Aloo Naan $3.95
Garlic Naan $3.95

Naan $2.95
The traditional Punjabi teardrop-shaped white bread is baked in huge flat ovals by slapping it quickly on the sides of the tandoori oven. It is delicious with or without butter.

Puri $2.95
Deep fried puffed light bread.

Aloo Pratha $3.95

Gobhi Kulcha $3.95

Onion Panir $3.95
Mild- this scrumptious unleavened bread is filled with onion, homemade cheese or freshly miched cauliflower or mildly spiced potatoes.

Tandoori Pratha $3.95
The common unleavened whole-wheat flour bread.

Chapati $2.95
Indian style flat with whole wheat bread toasted over open flames.

Keema Naan $4.95
Stuffed with ground lamb and spices.

Piswari Naan $4.95
Stuffed with coconut, raisins and cashews.

Tandoori Roti $2.95
Indian style whole wheat bread.

Vegetarian Dishes

Vegetable Patia $13.95
Fresh vegetables cooked with sweet and sour mangoes, spices & herbs with a touch of ginger. Dairy Free.

Panir Chilli Fry $13.95
Homemade cheese cooked Indian and Chinese style.

Bengan Bhurtha $13.95
Eggplant roasted in the tandoor and cooked with green peas, fresh tomatoes, onions, ginger and garlic in traditional Punjabi style.

Aloo Chhole or Chana Masala $13.95
Chick peas or diced potatoes cooked in the popular Punjabi style. Dairy Free.

Bhindi Masala $13.95
Fresh okra stuffed with exotic spices and cooked with onions and peppers. Dairy Free.

Malai Kofta $13.95
Homemade cheese stuffed in vegetable balls, cooked in a mildly spices cream and almond sauce.

Matar Panir $13.95
Green peas with homemade Indian cheese in a mildly spiced sauce.

Panir Tikka Masala $13.95
Homemade cottage cheese with onions and tomatoes, cooked in butter with fresh herbs.

Vegetable Korma $13.95
Mixed vegetables marinated in yogurt and cooked in a spicy cream sauce.

Aloo Gobhi $13.95
Potatoes and cauliflower cooked in Indian spices.

Chana Sag & Dal Palak $13.95
Spinach and chick peas with fresh ginger garlic and spices.

Matar Aloo $13.95
Potatoes cooked in a mildly spiced sauce. Dairy Free

Mushroom Matar $13.95
Peas and mushrooms cooked in a mild curry sauce.

Panir Jal Fraizee $13.95
Mild, medium or hot. Homemade Indian cheese prepared with fresh bell peppers, sliced …

Sag Panir $13.95
Spinach and homemade Indian cheese in a mildly spiced sauce.

Dal Black or Yellow $11.95
Assorted lentils sauteed with ginger, onion, garlic and tomato.

Matar Malai Methi $13.95
Green peeas cook with fenugreek cream base sauce, ginger, garlic.

Panir Bhurjee $13.95
Homemade cheese sauteed with onion rings, garlic and tomato.

Panir Makni $13.95
Homemade cheese with onion, tomatoes, garlic and fresh herbs.

Shahi Panir $13.95
Homemade Indian cheese in a mildly spiced tomato and cream cheese.

Vegetable Vindaloo or Curry $13.95
Garden fresh mixed vegetables cooked in a tangy/hot curry and mild sauce. Dairy Free.

Lamb Specialties

Lamb Korma $16.95
A rare delicacy from northwest India. Juicy pieces of lamb especially prepared with yogurt, onions, tomatoes and mild spices.

Lamb Bhuna $16.95
Hearty appetites will appreciate our specialty from the upper northen region of India. Diced lamb grilled with Himalayan herbs, tomatoes, and bell peppers prepared in a traditional style.

Boti Tikka Masala $17.95
Marinated sliced lamb baked in the tandoor, then cooked in a thick tomato and onion sauce.

Keema Matar $17.95
Minced lamb, cooked with peas in mild spices. Dairy Free.

Lamb Madras $16.95
Lamb cooked in an onion gravy with coconut, a touch of tamarind, mustard and curry leaves.

Lamb Rogan Josh $16.95
Cubes of lamb marinated in exotic spices and cooked with chopped tomatoes in a creamy …

Goat Curry Halal Meat $16.95
Goat with bone cooked in classic Indian sauce and spices. Dairy Free.

Lamb Mango $16.95
Lamb with mango, aromatic herbs, touch of ginger, garlic and spices.

Lamb Vindaloo $16.95
Extra-hot spicy lamb cooked in a sharp tangy sauce.

Goat Kadahi Halal Meat $17.95
Goat cooked in fried onion sauce, bell peppers and Indian spices cooked to perfection. Dairy Free.

Lamb Pasanda $16.95
Slices of lamb marinated in cream and cooked in a spicy almond sauce.

Lamb Xaccutti $16.95
Lamb cooked with coconut flavor and aromatic whole spice.

Chef Specialties

Chicken Karahai $15.95
Specialty of sitar, cooked in special gravy, onions, tomatoes and spices; tossed in Indian iron skillet karahai. Dairy Free.

Karahai Panir $13.95
Panir in a fried onion sauce with Indian spices cooked to perfection.

Karahai Vegetables $13.95
Fresh mixed vegetables cooked in traditional Indian herbs and spice; tossed in Indian iron skillet karahai.

Karahai Aloo Palak $13.95
Fresh chopped spinach cooked with fresh potatoes, onions, tomatoes and Indian spices; tossed in Indian iron skillet karahai.

Karahai Shrimp $15.95
Fresh jumbo shrimp marinated with Indian spices cooked with ginger, fresh tomatoes, onions and bell pepper; tossed in Indian iron skillet karahai.

Lamb Fraizee $15.95
Specialty of Sitar, cooked in special gravy, onions, tomatoes and bell pepper; tossed in Indian iron skillet karahai.

Karahai Lamb Palak or Fish Palak $15.95
Fresh lamb or fish cooked with spinach, herbs, Indian spices, onions, tomatoes and Indian spices; tossed in Indian iron skillet karahai.

Karahai Tandoori Chicken Sag $15.95
Boneless tandoori chicken, made with special spices and fresh spinach.

Tandoori Specialties

Boti Kabab $17.95
Mild, tender morsels of lamb marinated in our special recipe broiled with complementing additions in the tandoor, served with rice.

Fish Tikka $15.95
Bonesless fish marinated in aromatic herbs and spices, then broiled in tandoor.

Seekh Kabab $15.95
Minced meat mixed with onions and herbs, then roasted on skewers in our tandoor oven.

Chicken Tandoori $14.95
Chicken marinated in yogurt and mild spices with its own natural juices, roasted in our tandoor oven.

Kalmi Kabab $15.95
Mild, tender pieces of chicken marinated in special spices, then barbequed on a skewer in our tandoor and served with rice.

Shrimp Tandoori $17.95
Large, mouthwatering shrimp, lightly seasoned and slowly baked over charcoal in the tandoor. Served with rice.

Chicken Tikka $14.95
Thick and juicy cubes of chicken roasted in our tandoor oven.

Panir Tikka $14.95
Homemade cottage cheese roasted in our clay oven, then simmered in a tomato and cream sauce.

Seafood Specialties

Shrimp Chilli Fry $17.95
Sauteed with sliced onion, tomato, green pepper, then glazed in tangy sauce garnished with cilantro.

Fish Tikka Masala $17.95
Fish tikka roasted in our clay oven and tossed in a deliciously zesty sauce.

Shrimp or Scallop Mushroom $17.95
Shrimp or scallops with fresh mushrooms and tomatoes sauteed in mildly spiced curry sauce.

Goa Machhi $17.95
A fish specialty of Goa prepared with ground coconut and masterful spices.

Shrimp Nirgisi $17.95
Large shrimp cooked in a spicy coconut sauce.

Shrimp or Scallop Patia $17.95
Shrimp or scallops sauteed with sweet and sour magoes, touch of ginger, scallions and spices.

Seafood Vindaloo or Curry $17.95
Jumbo shrimp, scallops and fish cooked with potatoes in a highly spiced, tangy hot sauce. Dairy Free.

Shrimp or Scallop Masala $17.95
Shrimp or scallops sauteed in a zesty tikka masala sauce, with touch of onion, pepper and fenugreek leaves.

Chicken - Murg Specialties

Desi Chicken $16.95
Boned chicken sauteed with chopped onion, tomato, ginger, garlic and spices. Dairy Free.

Chicken Do Piazza $16.95
Boneless chicken marinated, roasted in tandoor. Cooked with onion, tomato, and fresh ginger pieces.

Chicken Curry $16.95
Chicken cooked in a light gravy, mild curry. Dairy Free.

Chicken Chilli Fry $16.95
Boneless chicken cooked Indian and Chinese style.

Chicken Korma $16.95
A rare delicacy from northwest India. Juicy pieces of chicken especially prepared with yogurt, onions, tomatoes and mild spices.

Chicken Patia $16.95
Boneless chicken cooked with sweet and sour mangoes, spices and a touch of ginger and scallions.

Chicken Tikka Masala $14.95
Pieces of chicken tikka cooked in a creamy sauce with fresh tomato and exotic spices.

Chicken Vindaloo $16.95
Boneless chicken cooked in hot curry sauce. Dairy Free.

Chicken Makhni $16.95
Tandoori baked chicken cooked in exotic spices with chopped tomatoes and butter.

Chicken Sagwala $16.95
Boneless chicken cooked in spinach with mild sauces.

Chicken Tikka Mughlai $16.95
Tender pieces of boneless chicken and fresh mushrooms cooked in a mildly spiced creamy tomato sauce.

Chicken Methi Mushroom $16.95
Boneless chicken sauteed with ginger and garlic with fresh fenugreek leaves and mushrooms.

Chicken Sultani $16.95
Boneless chicken cooked in a mild cream sauce with ginger.

Chicken Vegetable $16.95
Boneless chicken sauteed with your choice of garden fresh mushrooms or broccoli or mixed …

Biryanis - Rice Specialties

Chicken Biryani $14.95
Chicken marinated with spices and saffron, then steam-cooked with naturally fragrant basmati rice. A classic mughlai dish.

Rice Pulao $4.95
Lightly fried rice with peas and a touch of cumin seeds. Dairy Free.

Vegetable Biryani $12.95
Fragrant rice cooked with fresh vegetables. Dairy Free.

Chicken Tikka Biryani $14.95
Boneless white chicken sauteed with fresh onions and bell peppers cooked with steamed rice and spices.

Shrimp Biryani $15.95
Shrimp marinated with spices and saffrom, then steam cooked with naturally fragrant basmati rice. A classic mughal dish.

Lamb Biryani $15.95
A classic mogul dish succulent pieces of curried lamb cooked with basmati rice, gently flavored with saffron and nuts.

Sitar Special Biryani $15.95
Saffrom rice cooked with boneless pieces of chicken, cubes of lamb and shrimp. Dairy Free.

Combination Dinners

House Specialty $17.95
Our mouthwatering house special dish. Chicken tandoori, lamb rogan josh, vegetable korma, papadum, rice and naan bread, soup.

Special Combination - For Two $35.95
Two people can cuddle up to this dinner of papadum, mulligatwany soup, seekh kabab, chicken tikka, lamb rogan josh, vegetable korma, basmati rice and naan bread.

Mixed Grill $17.95
Splurge any day of the week on assorted delicacies from our charcoal-fired tandoor oven. Includes chicken tandoori, chicken tikka, seekh kabab, and shrimp served with chutney, rice and naan bread and soup. Your taste buds will thank you.

Vegetarian Thali $16.95
A vegetarian taste adventure of three vegetable curries. Served with chutney, papadum, rice and naan bread on a traditional indian thali dish, veg korma, sag panir and chana masala.

Non-Vegetarian Thali $18.95
Mulligatwany soup, chicken tikka masala or lamb curry, vegetable korma, dal, rice, raita, papadum and naan bread.

Desserts - Mitha

Firni $4.00
Flavored custard milk with pistachios and almonds.

Gulab Jamun $4.00
Juicy deep fried cheese ball dipped in syrup.

Kheer - Rice Pudding $3.50
A famous Indian sweet dish made from milk, rice, and flavored with cardamom.

Kulfi $4.00
Authentic Indian ice cream made with milk and nuts.

Mango Ice Cream $3.50

Coca Cola $2.25
Diet Coke $2.25
Mango Drink $3.95

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