Add Pondi Syrup
House made syrup with cardamom & mace.
Espresso from Amaya Roasters with hot water.
Espresso from Amaya Roasters with foamed milk.
Coffee from Amaya Roasters.
Equal parts espresso from Amaya Roasters & steamed milk.
Milky fragrant tea brew with cardamom, cinnamon, ginger & mint with a shot of espresso!
Coffee from Amaya Roasters.
Amaya Roasters coffee & foamed milk.
Amaya Roasters espresso with steamed milk.
Amaya Roasters espresso with foam.
Milky fragrant tea brew with cardamom, cinnamon, ginger & mint.
Mocha Latte HOT
Amaya Roasters espresso with house-made cocoa syrup with steamed milk.
Pondi Latte HOT
Amaya Roasters espresso with Pondi Syrup (mace & cardamom) with steamed milk. House favorite!
Tisane - Jiva
Infusion made with fresh turmeric, cinnamon & mint.
Tisane - Shakti
Infusion made with almond, cumin, coriander & orange peel.
Almond Iced Chai
Blueberry Sparkle MOCKTAIL
Housemade blueberry & rosemary jam topped with lemon and soda.
Coconut Mango Lassi - Quart
Lassi Quarts (32oz) - yogurt, coconut & cardamom (vegan).
House made lemonade with ginger & turmeric.
Honey Blues MOCKTAIL
Butterfly-pea & honey lavender lemonade.
Honey Lime Soda
Honey & fresh lime soda.
Iced Mocha Latte
Iced Latte with house-made cocoa syrup!
Iced Pondi Latte
Iced Latte with Pondi syrup (mace & cardamom) - a house favorite!
House-brewed with Assam black tea & cinnamon.
Spiced Cold Brew.
spicy concoction of cucumber, serrano, lime, ginger, mint & moringa.
Mango & cardamom sweetened yogurt drink.
Mango Lassi - Quart
Lassi Quarts (32oz) - house made yogurt, mango & cardamom.
Fresh squeezed to order!
Rose & cardamom yogurt drink.
Rose Lassi - Quart
Lassi Quarts (32oz) - house made yogurt, cardamom & rose.
Indian version of Sprite (can).
Mexican coke bottle.
Sprite bottle or can.
Indian version of Coke/Pepsi.
Bottle of sparkling water.
Soft scrambled egg wrap with vegetable masala and cilantro chutney.
Coconut Pancakes [gf]
Almond rice flour pancakes with jaggery caramel & fruit.
Dwaffle & Eggs [gf]
Golden dwaffle with plain soft-scramble & green masala.
Egg Dosa [gf]
Open faced crepe smeared with spinach puree, egg, cheese, vegetables & sesame.
Brioche with cardamom & chocolate.
Green Dosa [gf] [v]
Sauteed greens, pumpkin seed chutney & avocado masala served with choice of rasam OR beet soup.
Masala Dosa [gf]
Our version of a Masala Doas! Ghee mashed potatoes, salad & rasam.
Soft scramble with vegetable masala. Choice of greens OR carrot paratha.
Railway Omelet Nonveg
Hearty omelet with lamb keema & ”everything but the kitchen sink!"
Railway Omelet Veg
Hearty omelet with ”everything but the kitchen sink!"
Uppma & Eggs [gf]
Savory grits hash with sesame, vegetables & two eggs served with cilantro chutney .
Uppma & Eggs Nonveg [gf]
Savory grits hash with sesame, vegetables & two eggs served with cilantro chutney & lamb keema.
Chakri Cauliflower Chaat
Served with pickled carrots.
Chili Cauliflower Lettuce Wraps [v]
Sichuan pepper peanut masala sautéed with cauliflower, served with lettuce & onions.
Chili Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Sichuan pepper peanut masala sautéed with chicken, served with lettuce & onions.
Chili Chickpea Tofu Lettuce Wraps [v]
Sichuan pepper peanut masala sautéed with chickfu (house made chickpea tofu), served with lettuce & onions.
Chili Paneer Lettuce Wraps
Sichuan pepper peanut masala sautéed with paneer, served with lettuce & onions.
Coconut Crab [gf]
Lump crab with coconut, ginger & tomato masala served with sesame dosa.
Goat masala samosa served with cumin yogurt.
Madras Chicken Wings [gf]
Oven roasted with black pepper, sesame, amchur & tamarind chutney served with cumin yogurt.
Chicken vegetable Nepali dumplings in a coconut ginger broth with chili oil.
Pomegranate Pani Poori [v]
Semolina puffs, pomegranate cumin broth with lentil vegetable filling.
Pumpkin Samosa [v]
Pumpkin hazelnut samosa with green masala.
Sindhi Pakoras [gf] [v]
Local vegetables in a crispy chickpea batter, tamarind chutney.
45 Lamb Burger
Lamb burger made with beans, mushrooms, pickles & chutneys on house made pav buns. Served with choice of side.
Butter Chicken Salad [gf]
Greens, black garbanzo, chevre & sliced almonds with butter chicken.
Frankie filled with cilantro, fenugreek, tomato & garam masala in egg washed wrap.
Chickpea Tofu Frankie [v]
Vegan frankie with chickpea tofu, green masala, cabbage & herbs. Served with choice of side.
Pondi Salad [gf][v]
Sprouted moong, greens, pickled carrots, pumpkin seeds & raisins tossed in jaggery dressing.
Wild Mushroom Salad [gf] [v]
Wild mushrooms with dry BBQ masala, pine nuts, greens & avocado masala.
Butter Chicken [gf]
Classic creamy chicken curry with spices and herbs (tomatoes, fenugreek, cardamom, ginger and more) served with rice.
Chickpea Tofu Curry [gf] [v]
Chickfu (chickpea tofu) smothered in empire masala with crispy okra & served with rice.
Dal & Rice [gf] [v]
Daily dal & rice.
Local fish cooked in fresh fenugreek sauce, braised greens & naan.
Green Masala Shrimp [gf]
Gulf shrimp braised in an herb, ginger coconut sauce served with an utthapum.
Grilled Chicken Kebabs
Grilled Chicken Kebabs - old fashioned tandoori spiced kebabs served with raita, greens & naan.
Grilled Lamb Chops
Two lamb chops marinated in bbq masala, sayel lamb, garlic, olive oil & braised greens, served with garlic naan.
Kerala Vegetable Stew [gf] [v]
Local vegetables & California white beans, kari leaf tomato coconut stew served with rice.
Sri Lankan speciality, chicken, coconut, kari leaves & tamarind with brown basmati rice wrapped in banana leaf.
Quarts To Go
Love our curries? Order a quart (32 ounces) to go! Please note that the Saag Quarts do not come with chickpea tofu or paneer, that can be ordered under Pondi Sides.
Slow cooked fresh spinach and local greens with choice of: ghee or cream & paneer OR chickfu. Served with naan.
Sayel Lamb [gf]
Rustic Sindhi lamb, slow cooked with cardamom, onions & ginger, pickled carrots & rice.
Stuffed Mushroom [v]
Portabello stuffed with sesame, saag, beet & coconut. Served with naan.
Bean Stew Quart [gf] [v]
Bean stew quart size (32 oz.)
Bean Stew Side [gf] [v]
Bean stew side.
Beet Soup [gf] [v]
Beet soup made with coconut & spices.
Brussels Sprouts Side [gf] [v]
Crispy brussels sprouts tossed with masala.
Whole wheat laminated flat bread with grated carrots, fenugreek and coriander.
Whole wheat flat bread with grated carrots, fenugreek and coriander.
Chickpea Tofu Side [gf][v]
A spin on tofu made with chickpea - great addition to any meal! Seared & dusted with chaat masala.
Daily Dal [gf] [v]
Slow-cooked with ginger & warm spices.
Daily Dal Quart [gf ] [v]
Slow-cooked with ginger & warm spices. Quart size (32 oz).
Desi Fries [gf][v]
Sweet potato fries dusted in chaat masala.
Dosa waffle. Gluten-free & plant-based.
Garlic Herb Naan [v]
Naan topped with garlic and fresh local herbs. Plant-based.
Kashmiri Greens [gf] [v]
Sauteed greens with pomegranate & ginger.
Lamb Keema Side [gf]
Masala ground lamb.
Madras Potatoes [gf] [v]
Madras potatoes with mustard seeds & kari leaves.
Mushroom Uthappum [gf] [v]
Utthapum with mushroom.
Fluffy & plant based naan.
House made unripened cheese.
Potato Cakes [gf][v]
Served with tomato chutney.
Rasam [gf] [v]
Lentil lime broth with ginger & mustard seeds.
Sesame Dosa [gf] [v]
Dosa topped with sesame seeds, served with tomato masala. Option to add cheese.
Simple Dosa + Cheese [gf]
Served with pickled eggplant & topped with cheese.
Simple Dosa [gf] [v]
Served with pickled eggplant. Option to add cheese.
Tandoori Chicken Side [gf]
Tandoori chicken breast seasoned with black pepper.
Turmeric Mace - Large [gf] [v]
Turmeric Mace rice - LG size.
Turmeric Mace Rice - Small [gf] [v]
Turmeric mace rice. Small size.
Uppma Side [gf]
Savory millet hash.
Cafe Annie Brownie [gf]
Gooey dark chocolate brownies made with almond flour, Valhrona cocoa powder and walnuts.
Gulab Jamun Doughnut
Flaky scone made with moringa, pistachio & blueberries.
Pondi Bar [gf]
*Cheesecake - Saffron
Saffron Cheesecake with cardamom & almond crust.
Chocolate Almond Cake Slice [gf]
Oil based cake made topped with almonds.
Chocolate Orange Tart Slice [gf] [v]
Chocolate Orange Tart - nut date crust, chocolate & orange filling. Gluten-free & vegan.
Lemon Cardamon Cake Slice
Fresh cream cake with lemon curd & berries.
Pumpkin Chai Pie Slice
‘Best Pie in Texas’ Chai custard pie with cookie crust & toasted hazelnuts.
Coconut Mint Cookie
Oatmeal cookie with dark chocolate, almonds, fresh mint & coconut.
Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cookie [gf]
Soft cookie with cocoa powder, basil, hazelnuts & dark chocolate.
Lemon Square [gf][v]
Soft almond cookie made made with avocado and fresh lemon .
TX Mesquite Cookie [gf]
Soft cookie with mesquite, pecans & dark chocolate.
Besan Mithai [gf]
Chickpea cardamom fudge topped with pumpkin and sesame seeds.
Chai Pie Bite
Chai Pie deliciousness all in one bite! Enjoy $3/each or 2 for $5 or 4 for $10.
Sweet addictive house made ‘crack mix’ covered in chocolate.
Rose Laddu [gf][v]
Fresh coconut, rose & cardamom balls rolled in dried rose petals.
Traditional sweet balls made with ghee, almonds and spice.
Fig kulfi with pistachios.
Bournvita Ice Cream Sandwiches
Bournvita ice cream between Parlee G cookies. 4 small sandwiches per order.
Apple Pickle [gf] [v] (8oz.)
Sun dried Granny smith apple chunks pickled with mustard, fenugreek, fennel, jaggery & chili.
BBQ Masala Jar [gf] [v] (16oz.)
A dark rich masala marinade made with tamarind, caramelized onions, sweet potato and scented with warm spices best used towards the end of cooking. Lather on grilled chicken, meats and most meaty vegetables for a delicious finish.
Cranberry Chutney [gf] [v] (8oz.)
Eggplant Masala [gf] [v] (16 oz)
Local heirloom eggplants smoked, fried and stewed with olive oil, fenugreek, garlic and spices.
Everyday Masala [gf] [v] (16oz.)
Chunky shallot, onion and garlic masala with extra virgin olive oil scented with kari leaves, ginger, mustard, jaggery and mace. Add a teaspoon to an egg before scrambling it. Add to dal or any sort of bean dish and to meat or chicken stews for more body and flavor.
Frozen Naan Pack
Packaged naan to enjoy at home (2 pieces).
Ghee Jar [gf] (16oz.)
India’s golden elixir, a.k.a house made clarified butter!
Kit - Chole
Ingredient kit for a channa masala also know as garbanzo curry (serves 4).
Kit - Dal
Ingredient kit for preparing our classic braised lentil dish (serves 4).
Kit - Dosa
Dosa Kit includes all the ingredients necessary to make dosas at home. With each purchase, there will be an excerpt from Masala (Anita's first cookbook) and the recipe. Have questions along the way? Feel free to call our hotline at: 713-673-9283 OR email us at [email protected]
Kit - Khichri
Ingredient kit for preparing a traditional peasant rice and lentil stew (serves 4).
Kit - Turmeric Rice
Ingredient kit for long grain, aromatic basmati rice (serves 4).
Leo Bars Pack
Delicious flax bar for dipping in coffee/chai, your dogs will love it too and it’s great for elimination.
Masala Cashews [gf] [v]
Spice roasted cashews with a touch of sweet!
Masala Pecans [gf] [v]
Spice roasted pecans with a touch of sweet!
Masala Tins Buy 2
Masala Tins Buy 4
Ingredient kit for preparing a whole wheat flatbread [serves 4].
Turmeric Honey (8oz.)
Organic honey with turmeric. Healing & delicious.
Date Night Non-Veg Package
(Serves 2) Non-Veg Samosas, pondi salad, butter chicken, grilled lamb chops, rice, garlic naan. Choice of chai pie OR chocolate cake OR fruit & nut tart.
Date Night Veg Package
(Serves 2) Veg samosas, pondi salad, saag, kerala veg stew, rice, garlic naan. Choice of chai pie OR chocolate cake OR fruit & nut tart.
Go inside the mind of a chef to learn the fundamentals of Indian cuisine and decode the secrets to cooking with spices in this beautiful collection of over 100 timeless recipes. “This book will exhilarate your senses and invite you to explore the richness of Indian cuisine.”—Deepak Chopra Award-winning chef Anita Jaisinghani of Pondicheri restaurant in Houston, Texas, shows just how easy, delicious, and healthy Indian food can be in this stunning and accessible debut cookbook.
Avocado Masala [gf] [v]
Spiced avocado mash (4 oz).
Butter Chicken Sauce [gf]
Side of butter chicken sauce, contains chicken stock.
Butter Chicken Sauce Quart
Side of Butter Chicken Sauce - quart 32 oz.
Cheri Tomato [gf] [v]
House made ketchup (4 oz).
Cilantro Chutney [gf]
Cilantro Chutney: cilantro, sesame, yogurt & serrano (4 oz).
Cumin Yogurt [gf]
Yogurt with cumin pop (4 oz).
Diced Onions [gf] [v]
Diced onions (2 oz).
Diced Serrano [gf] [v]
One serrano diced.
Eggplant Pickle [gf] [v]
Eggplant Pickle [4 oz].
Empire Sauce [gf] [v]
Tomato coconut masala sauce scented with cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg, simmer to make a ‘butter chicken’ like curry with chicken, seafood or vegetables. Gluten free & vegan.
House made ghee (clarified butter - 2 oz).
Olive Oil [gf] [v]
Olive Oil (2oz.)
Pickled Carrots [gf] [v]
Pickled sliced carrots (4 oz).
Pickled Onions [gf] [v]
Spiced pickled onions (4 oz).
Plain Yogurt [gf]
Plain yogurt (4 oz).
Seasonal Raita [gf]
Apple, cucumber, onion & yogurt (4 oz).
Tamarind Chutney [gf] [v]
Tamarind Chutney: tangy balanced with hint of sweet (4 oz).
FRIDAY - Kashmiri Deep Dish
Our first ever deep dish pie: the crust features our house-made Kashmiri naan dough mixed with herbs and spiced goodness. Topped with our Everyday Masala, Green Masala, serrano, garlic, herbs and heaping amount of Gruyere. Come try this new pickle pizza rendition and let us know what you think!