Akbars

Authentic Indian Cuisine

Glasgow Menu

Starters
  • Seekh Kebab £3.50 Tender minted gosht with onions, herbs, fresh coriander & green chillies cooked over charcoal
  • Chicken Tikka £3.95 Boneless chicken marinated in yogurt, herbs & spices (ginger, garlic, fresh coriander) cooked over charcoal served with salad & Plum Tomato and Onion chutney spiced with Roasted Fennel; Cumin and Onion Seeds
  • Chicken Wings £3.45 Chicken wings spiced in yoghurt, marinated with special spices, cooked over charcoal served with salad, Plum Tomato and onion chutney spiced with roasted fennel, cumin and onion seeds
  • Masala Fish £4.45 Marinated and spiced fish served with salad.
  • Liver Tikka £4.95 Chicken liver mixed with special spices including ginger, garlic and coriander cooked slowly under a grill.
  • Keema & Cheese Samosa £2.75 Lightly spiced minced meat, sweetcorn and cheese wrapped in thin crispy pastry. 
  • Duck Tikka £6.95 Boneless duck delicately spiced, oven roasted, served with salad. (check for availability)
  • Prawn & Chicken Poori £3.95 Tender Prawns and chicken in a rich masala sauce garnished with coriander and served in a poori (crispy fried bread)
  • Chicken Pakora £3.95 Spicy chicken pieces deep fried in a spicy batter, served with salad
  • Chops £3.95 chops marinated in spices & cooked over charcoal grill, served with salad
  • Fish Pakora £3.45 Fish cutlets coated in a spicy batter & deep fried, served with a fresh crispy salad
  • Chicken Nambali £3.75 Breast of chicken pieces, marinated, grilled & finally garnished with melting cheese. Served with fried onions, tomatoes & potatoes
  • Calamari Special £4.45 Fresh squid cooked & served in akbars special style
  • King Prawn Tikka Succulent, juicy king prawns, left overnight in a marinade of subtle herbs & spices. Cooked over a charcoal fire & served with seasonal fresh salad £6.95
  • Ghosht Shami Kebab £3.50 Spicy mincedmeat, deep fried, served with salad.
Old School Favourites

Delicious mouth-watering curries – all available in either chicken, prawns or vegetables – make your choice.

  • Dopiaza £7.45 Traditional curry prepared with onions
  • Dansak £7.45 Prsian Style curry with a sweet & sour taste, made with pineapple, lentils & sweetcorn.
  • Korma £7.95 A curry original created for the British Raj in India. A mild & creamy taste (very mild).
  • Rogan Josh £7.45 Tender gosht cooked in a rich sauce using tomatoes garnished with coriander.
  • Madras £7.45 Cooked with chillies for a taste to be remembered. 
Chefs Specialities
  • Chicken Tikka Masala £9.95 Chicken breast marinated in a yoghurt, herbs and spices, cooked over a charcoal grill and then finally pot roasted with ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes with a sprinkling of coriander.
  • Makai Ka Sewet £9.95 Tender chicken cooked with sweetcorn and fresh lemon segments in a spicy tomato sauce with coriander.
  • Chicken Tikka Makhani £9.95 Mild chicken tikka pieces cooked in a clay oven and pot roasted in a mild spicy sauce made from tomatoes and double cream - all garnished with almonds and cashew nuts (Very mild)
  • Roshan Lal A spicy meat dish cooked with onions, tomatoes and peppers in a rich sauce, garnished with onions and coriander. £9.95
  • King Prawn Special £10.95 King prawns prepared in a subtle sauce of herbs and spices with onions, tomatoes, garlic and Kashmiri Masala.
  • Chicken Jalfezi £9.95 Tender pieces of chicken cooked with herbs spices and egg.
  • Gosht Paneer £9.95 meat cooked with traditional Indian cheese in a rich sauce
  • Chicken & Prawn Special Balti £10.95 Spring chicken cooked with subtle herbs and spices added prawns and coriander giving it a real aroma.
  • Biryani £9.95 Traditional popular Indian rice dish
  • Akbar-e-Balti A mouth watering combination of chicken, gosht, mushroom and potatoes cooked with spices, garnished with coriander. £8.45
  • Balti Lazeez £8.45 A combination of chicken, prawns, gosht and sweetcorn cooked with fresh ingredients and garnished with coriander.
  • Ghosht Feast - Meat Feast £9.95 A combination of three different meats in a hot spicy sauce. 
  • Chicken Tikka & Garlic Balti £8.45 Chicken pieces, marinated in yoghurt, herbs and spices - cooked over charcoal and finally roasted in a Balti with a large helping of garlic.
  • Seafood Balti A mouth watering combination of prawns, fish and king prawns cooked in a subtle sauce of herbs and spices garnished with coriander and lemon. This is probably the best seafood dish in the sub-continent. £9.95
  • Chef's Challenge Chicken, minced gosht and potatoes cooked in the famous Akbar's balti sauce served with naan and pilau rice. If anyone can finish this challenge alone, you will qualify for a free dessert. £12.45
Original Baltis

Cooked and served in a traditional style unchanged for hundreds of years from Baltistan.
All Baltis are recommended with naan bread

  • Chicken Balti £7.45 Tender chicken cooked with ginger, onions, tomatoes, capsicums and chillies to a general Baltisan taste.
  • Meat Balti £7.45 Tender gosht meat cooked with ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes, capsicums and chillies to a general Baltisan taste.
  • Gosht Balti £7.45 As above but with minced meat
  • Prawn Balti £7.45 As above but with prawns
Special Baltis

Cooked using centuries old recipes as served today in the Baltistan area of Northern Pakistan.

  • Chicken & Potato Balti £8.45 Tender chicken cooked with baby potatoes, garnished with coriander
  • Ghosht & Potato Balti £8.45 Tender gosht cooked with baby potatoes, garnished with coriander
  • Chicken & Spinach Balti £8.45 Tender chicken cooked with spinach, ginger, garlic and delicate spices
  • Ghosht & Ginger Balti £8.45 Tender gosht cooked in the traditional Balti method with a generous portion of fried ginger
  • Chicken & Chilli Balti £8.45 A hot and fiery Balti cooked with peppers and green chillies and garnished with coriander
  • Chicken & Mushroom Balti £8.45 Chicken cooked with mushrooms in a Balti and garnished with coriander
  • Meat & Spinach Balti £8.45 A very traditional combination of tender gosht and spinach cooked with carefully chosen delicate spices garnished with coriander
  • Chicken Tikka & Keema Balti £8.45 Grilled chicken, pot roasted with minced meat, ginger, garlicand selected herbs and spices to create a mouthwatering dish, highly recommended. 
Traditional Desi-Apna Style

Cooked in a traditional Punjabi style, in a thick rich dry sauce using green chillies, blend of spices, garnished with lemon & fresh coriander.

  • Chicken Tikka Masala Desi £8.45 Chicken breast over a charcoal grill and then roasted with ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes and a sprinkling of coriander
  • Karahi Gosht £7.45 (with a few bones)
  • Karahi Chicken £7.45 Same as above but cooked with tender chicken
  • Karahi Chicken or Lamb Palak £7.45 Cooked with spinach, ginger, garlic and delicate spices
  • Karahi Fish £7.95 Fresh fish cooked with onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic & ginger to create a rich authentic taste.
  • Karahi Chicken or Lamb Potato Karahi £7.45 Cooked with baby potatoes garnished with coriander
  • Karahi King Prawns £9.45 Prawns cooked with onions, peppers,tomatoes, ginger and garlic.
  • Karahi Keema & Matter £7.45 Minced lamb cooked with onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, ginger & green chillies.
  • Karahi Keema & Aloo Matter £7.45 As above with potatoes
  • Karahi Chicken & Keema Mix £7.45 Camination of karahi chicken & karahi keema cooked together for a unique taste.

Pindi Dishes - Haq Nawaz's (chef of the year 2010) 

  • Magaz £7.45
  • Haleem £7.45
  • Paya £7.45 
  • Ojri £7.45
  • Nihari £7.45
  • Gurda Kapoora £7.45
Desi Style Pasta Dishes

Italian with a twist of indian. After the great success of introducing the continental dishes at Akbars cafe Bradford I have decided to bring a few of the favourites here in Glasgow. All served with fries & salad

  • Lasagne £6.95 Fresh lasagne sheets alternately layered with Bolognese sauce with a hint of chilli, tomato, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
Vegetarian Starters
  • Onion & Potato Bhaji £3.45 Onions & potatoes deep fried in a spicy Indian batter and served with side salad
  • Vegetarian rolls £3.45 Spiced mixed vegetables wrapped in thin crispy pastry
  • Mushroom & Potato Poori £3.00 Mushroom & Potato cooked with onions, tomatoes and garlic served on a poori (crispy deep fried bread)
  • Akbars's Special Veg Pakora £4.45 Onions, potatoes, mushrooms, bhindi and paneer (veg cheese) spiced and deep fried in a spicy batter. Served with a warm salad
  • Mushroom Pakora £3.75 Mushroom & Potato coated with a spicy batter and deep fried. Served with fresh salad
  • Paneer Tikka £3.75 Traditional Indian cheese dipped in a spicy batter and deep fried. Served with fresh salad
Vegetarian Specialities
  • Balti Palak Aloo Dhal £7.45 Spinach, potatoes & lentils cooked to a traditional recipe.
  • Vegetable Makhani £7.45 A mild creamy vegetable dish with nuts, in a rich sauce.
  • Bhindi & Tomato Balti £7.45 Fresh okra cooked with ginger, garlic onions, extra tomatoes & the finest quality, herbs & spices.
  • Balti Mushroom Paneer £7.45 Fresh mushrooms cooked in a delicate cheese.
  • Balti Palek Aloo & Mushrooms £7.45 A traditional Balti - potatoes, spinach and mushrooms cooked with selected spices, ginger, garlic, onions and tomatoes. Garnished with methi and coriander
  • Balti Dhal Tarka £7.45 Lentils cooked in Balti with fresh coriander
  • Chana & Paneer Balti £7.45 Chick peas and vegetable cheese cooked in a spicy sauce. Garnished with coriander
  • Vegetable Rogan Josh £7.45 A vegetarian dish prepared with tomatoes to create a tangy taste, garnished with fried onions & coriander.
  • Mixed Vegetable Balti £7.45 Mixed vegetables cooked with ingredients to an authentic Balti recipe and garnished with coriander
  • Aloo, Chana & Paneer Balti £7.45 Potato with chick peas, cooked with Indian cheese
  • Mushroom & Aloo Paneer Balti £7.45 Mushroom with potato, cooked with Indian cheese
  • Matter & Paneer Balti £7.45 Green peas, cooked with Indian cheese
  • Aloo, Gobi & Matter Balti £7.45 Potato and cauliflower cooked with green peas
  • Vegetable Biryani £8.95 Mixed vegetables cooked as a rice based dish
  • Vegetable Achari Balti £8.95 Mixed vegetables cooked in tangy and spicy flavours
  • Palak & Paneer Balti £8.95 Spinach and Indian cheese cooked in a spicy sauce and garnished with coriander
  • Vegetable Dupiaza £7.45 A traditional curry made with onions
  • Vegetable Dansak £7.45 Persian style curry with a sweet and sour paste made with pineapple, lentils and sweetcorn
  • Karahi Vegetable £8.95 Mixed vegetables cooked with onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and green chillies