Pondi Hot Drinks
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.
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.
Pondi Cold Drinks
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 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.
Pondi Bottled Beverages
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 & bananas.
Green Dosa [gf] [v]
Sauteed greens, pumpkin seed chutney & avocado masala served with choice of sambhar OR beet soup.
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.
Chili Cauliflower Lettuce Wraps
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 Chickfu 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.
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]
An Indian street food favorite! Semolina puffs, pomegranate cumin broth with lentil vegetable filling.
Samosa - Chicken & Black Bean
Chicken & black bean samosa with cilantro chutney.
Samosa - Pumpkin Hazelnut [v]
Pumpkin & hazelnut samosa served with tomato chutney.
Sindhi Pakora Chaat [gf]
Cauliflower, carrots and local greens in a crispy chickpea batter served with chaat sauces (tamarind chutney, cilantro chutney & cumin yogurt).
Pondi Sandwiches & Salads
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.
Chickfu Frankie [v]
Vegan frankie with roasted cauliflower, minced onion & ginger, seared chickpea tofu. Served with choice of side.
Citrus Salad [gf]
Roasted endive, local citrus, paneer, pumpkin seed oil & pomegranates.
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.
Seasonal vegetables in coconut, ginger kari leaf sauce served with rice & avocado masala.
Butter Chicken [gf]
Classic creamy chicken curry with spices and herbs (tomatoes, fenugreek, cardamom, ginger and more) served with rice.
Butter Paneer [gf]
Classic creamy paneer curry with spices and herbs (tomatoes, fenugreek, cardamom, ginger and more) served with rice.
Chickfu Curry [gf] [v]
Chickfu (chickpea tofu) smothered in empire masala with crispy okra & served with rice.
Kalonji Lamb Kebabs [gf]
Grilled with BBQ Masala, eggplant raita served with tandoori rye roti.
Minced lamb leg in tomato cardamom yogurt masala with braised wild mushrooms served with naan.
Slow cooked stew with caramelized onions, ginger, cardamom & cloves with tandoori rye roti.
Patra Fish [gf]
Parsi specialty, a local wild catch in green masala & steamed banana leaves, vegetable pilaf, and roasted roots.
Quarts To Go
Love our curries? Order a quart (32 ounces) to go!
Rajma & Rice [gf] [v]
Classic Punjabi red beans and roasted cauliflower, rice.
Slow cooked fresh spinach and local greens with choice of: ghee or cream & paneer OR chickfu.
Stuffed Mushroom [v]
Portabello stuffed with sesame, saag, beet & coconut. Served with naan.
Bake Lab Cake & Pie Slices
Cheesecake Slice - Saffron
Saffron infused cheesecake with mixed cookie crust.
Beet Soup [gf] [v]
Beet soup made with coconut & spices.
Whole wheat laminated flat bread with grated carrots, fenugreek and coriander.
Whole wheat flat bread with grated carrots, fenugreek and coriander.
Chickfu Side [gf][v]
A spin on tofu made with chickpea - great addition to any meal! Seared & dusted with chaat masala.
Citrus Pilaf - Large [gf] [v]
Citrus pilaf with cardamom & mustard pop. Large size.
Citrus Pilaf - Small [gf] [v]
Citrus pilaf with cardamom & mustard pop. Small size.
Crispy Okra Side [gf] [v]
Crispy okra tossed with masala.
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.
Ghee Mashed Potatoes [gf]
Ghee mashed potatoes.
Grilled Chicken Side [gf]
Oven roasted chicken with ocean masala.
Kashmiri Sauteed Greens [gf] [v]
Sauteed greens with ginger & caramelized onions.
Fluffy & plant based naan.
House made unripened cheese.
Potato Cakes [gf][v]
Served with tomato chutney.
Rajma Side [gf] [v]
Side of Rajma.
Roasted Roots Side [gf]
Roasted root vegetables.
Sambhar [gf] [v]
South Indian inspired lentil, tomato, vegetable soup with mustard seeds & kari leaves.
Sesame Dosa [gf] [v]
Dosa topped with sesame seeds.
Simple Dosa [gf] [v]
Served with pickled eggplant.
Simple Dosa with Cheese [gf]
Served with melted cheese & eggplant pickle.
Sindhi Dal [gf] [v]
Slow-cooked with ginger & warm spices.
Sindhi Dal Quart [gf ] [v]
Slow-cooked with ginger & warm spices. Quart size (32 oz).
Tandoori Rye Roti
Uppma Side [gf]
Savory corn grits hash.
Pondi From the Bake Lab
*Indika Bread Pudding
An old Indika favorite! Dark Valhrona chocolate bread pudding with cardamom creme anglaise.
Cafe Annie Brownie [gf]
Gooey dark chocolate brownies made with almond flour, Valhrona cocoa powder and walnuts.
Carrot Quinoa Muffin [gf]
Light muffin with peanut butter, quinoa, beet & carrot
Cardamom and kevra scented small cakes.
Flaky scone made with moringa, pistachio & blueberries.
Pondi Cake & Pie Slices
Chai Pie Slice
‘Best Pie in Texas’ Chai custard pie with cookie crust & toasted cashews.
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 Lavender Tart [gf] [v]
Lemon Lavender Tart with date & nut crust. Gluten-free & vegan.
Chocolate Chili Cookie
Oatmeal cookie with dark chocolate, spiced walnuts and chili.
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.
Ginger Cloud [v]
Soft gingerbread with olive oil, pumpkin puree and warm spices.
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.
Pondi Sweet Small Bites
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.
Crumbled cookies dipped in chocolate.
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.
Pondi Ice Cream
8oz - Golden Pista Ice Cream [gf]
Turmeric ice cream with pistachios - 8 oz. container.
8oz - Malai Ice Cream [gf]
Our spin on vanilla - 8 oz container.
Pint - Bournvita Ice Cream [gf]
Malted chocolate ice cream - 12 oz container.
Pint - Chocolate Chili Cookie Dough Ice Cream
Chocolate Chili Cookie Dough Ice Cream - 12 oz container.
Pint - Golden Pista Ice Cream [gf]
Turmeric ice cream with pistachios - 12 oz. container.
Pint - Indian Mango Ice Cream [gf]
Mango & delicious - 12 oz container.
Pint - Malai Ice Cream [gf]
Our spin on vanilla - 12 oz container.
Pint - Peach Walnut Ice Cream [gf]
Pint of house-made peach & walnut.
Pint - Persimmon & Pecan Ice Cream [gf]
Pint of house-made persimmon & pecan.
Pondi Pantry & Freezer
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.
Frozen Naan Pack
Packaged naan to enjoy at home (2 pieces).
Frozen Paratha Pack
Whole wheat carrot flatbread flavored with fenugreek, turmeric, black pepper and olive oil (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) Samosas, pondicheri salad, butter chicken, kalonji lamb kebabs, rice, garlic herb naan & dessert.
Date Night Veg Package
(Serves 2) Samosas, chaat salad, saag butternut, aviyal, rice, garlic herb naan & dessert!
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).
Pondi Weekly Specials
WEDNESDAY - Pav Bhaji Dosa [gf]
Streets of Mumbai beach food hits a crispy dwaffle…Gluten-free & contains ghee.