Sitar Indian Cuisine at a Glance COST:  $$$ SERVICE:  N/A FOOD:  N/A ATMOSPHERE:  N/A STYLE:  Casual BASE:  Regional Chain HOURS:   LUNCH:  Monday to Friday : 11:00 am - 2:30 pm                                 Saturday and Sunday : 11:30 am – 03:00 pm                 DINNER:  Sunday to Thursday 05:00 pm - 10:00 pm                                  Friday and Saturday : 05:00 pm to 10:30 pm RATING:  N/A HEALTH INSPECTION RATING91  (01/04/2013) Official Website:      ONLINE ORDERING NOT AVAILABLE RETURN TO KNOXVILLE DINING
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Search Knoxville Dining at a Glance COMMENTS ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT CAN BE POSTED HERE. Menu and Prices are Subject to Change Beer and Wine Available This page last updated 02/26/2013 Appetizers All served with mint and onion chutneys. Pakora Mixed vegetable fritters, fried and delicately spiced. 2.95 Samosa Meat (2) Turnover filled with curried minced meat. 3.25  Samosa Vegetable (2) Crisp turnover, filled with mildly spiced potatoes and peas. 2.95 Chicken Pakora Delicately spiced deep fried chicken fritters. 3.95  Panir Pakora Homemade cheese fritters. 3.95 Shrimp Pakora Fresh shrimp marinated in exotic spices and batter fried. 6.95 Assorted Appetizer (for two) Samosa, Pakoras, and Papadum. 5.95 Tandoori Assorted Appetizers Seekh kabab, shrimp tandoor, murgh tikka. 7.95   Roti Char (Homemade Indian Breads) All entrees are served with rice, mint and onion chutneys.   Puri Deep fried puffed light bread. 1.95 Onion Panir or Ghobi Kulcha or Alu Pratha or Alu Naan Mild – this scrumptious unleavened bread is filled with onion, home-made cheese or freshly minced cauliflower or mildly spiced potatoes. 2.95 Naan The traditional Pujabi 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. 1.95 Tandoori Pratha The common unleavened whole-wheat bread.                                                          2.50 Tandoori Roti Indian style whole wheat bread.                                                                                 1.50 Keema Naan Stuffed with ground lamb and spices.                                                                         3.95 Piswari Naan Stuffed with coconut, raisins and cashews.                                                                3.95 Garlic Naan                                                                                                                 2.95 Chef Specialties All cooked traditionally and served in an Indian iron skillet and served with rice.         Lamb Fraizee  Specialty of Sitar, cooked in special gravy, onions, tomatoes  and bell pepper; tossed in Indian iron skillet (Karahai). 13.95 Chicken Karahai  Specialty of Sitar, cooked in special gravy, onions, tomatoes and bell pepper; tossed in Indian iron skillet (Karahai). 11.95 Karahai Shrimp  Fresh mixed vegetables cooked in traditional Indian herbs and spices; tossed in Indian iron skillet (Karahai). 9.95 Karahi Shrimp Fresh jumbo shrimp marinated with Indian spices cooked with ginger, fresh tomatoes, onions and bell pepper; tossed in Indian iron skillet. 14.95 Karahai Tandoori Chicken Sag Boneless Tandoori chicken, made with special spices and fresh spinach. 12.95 Karahai Aloo Palak Fresh chopped spinach cooked with fresh potatoes, onions, tomatoes and Indian spices; tossed in Indian iron skillet (Karahai). 9.95 Karahai Lamb Palak or Fish Palak  Fresh lamb or fish cooked with spinach, herbs, Indian spices, onions, tomatoes and Indian spices; tossed in Indian iron skillet (Karahai). 13.95 Combination Dinners House Specialty  Our mouthwatering house special dish. Chicken Tandoori, Lamb Rogan Josh, Veg. Korma, Papadum, rice and Naan bread, soup. 16.95 Mixed Grill 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. 16.95 Vegetarian Thali A vegetarian taste adventure of three vegetable curries (saag panir, veg. korma and dal makhni). Served with Chutney, Papadum, Rice and Naan Bread on a traditional Indian Thali dish. 13.95 Special Combination (for two) Two people can cuddle up to this dinner of Papadum, Mulligatawny Soup, Seekh Kabab, Chicken Tikka, Lamb Rogan Josh, Vegetable Korma, Basmati rice and Naan bread. 31.95 Non-Vegetarian Thali Chicken Soup, Chicken Tikka Masala or Lamb Curry, Vegetable Korma, Dal, Rice, Raita, Papadum, and Naan bread. 15.95 Chicken (Murg) Specialties All entrees served with rice, mint and chutneys. Chicken Curry Chicken cooked in a light onion and tomato gravy. 10.95 Chicken Sagwala Boneless chicken cooked in spinach with mild spices. 11.95 Chicken Makhni Tandoori baked chicken cooked in exotic spices with chopped tomatoes and butter. 11.95 Chicken Sultani Boneless chicken cooked in a mild cream sauce with ginger. 11.95 Chicken Tikka Mughali Tender pieces of boneless chicken and fresh mushrooms cooked in a mildly spiced creamy tomato sauce. 10.95 Chicken Tikka Masala Pieces of chicken tikka cooked in a creamy sauce with fresh tomato and exotic spices. 11.95 Chicken Vegetable Boneless chicken sauteed with your choice of garden fresh mushrooms or broccoli or mixed vegetables. 11.95 Chicken Methi Mushroom  Boneless chicken sauteed in ginger and garlic with fresh fenugreek leaves and mushrooms. 11.95 Chicken Korma A rare delicacy from northwest India. Juicy pieces of chicken especially prepared with yogurt, onions, tomatoes and mild spices. 11.95 Chicken Patia Boneless chicken cooked with sweet and sour mangoes, spices and a touch of ginger and scallions. 11.95 Chicken Chilly Fry Boneless chicken cooked  in Indian and Chinese style. 11.95 Chicken Vindaloo Boneless chicken cooked in hot curry sauce. 10.95 Seafood Specialties Shrimp or Scallop Patia Shrimp or scallop sauteed with sweet and sour mangoes, touch of ginger, scallions and spices. 14.95 Shrimp or Scallop Mushroom Shrimp or scallop with fresh mushrooms and tomatoes sauteed in mildly spiced curry sauce. 14.95 Fish Tikka Masala Salmon roasted in clay oven and tossed in a deliciously zesty sauce. 13.95 Seafood Vindaloo or Curry Jumbo shrimp, scallop and fish cooked with potatoes in a highly spiced, tangy hot sauce. 14.95 Shrimp or Scallop Masala Shrimp or scallop sauteed in a zesty tikka masala sauce, with touch of onion, pepper and fenugreek leaves. 14.95 Shrimp Nirgisi Large shrimp cooked in a spicy coconut sauce. 14.95 Shrimp Dansik Large shrimp marinated in honey, vinegar and spices, then cooked with lentils. A sweet and sour taste. 14.95 Goa Machhi A fish specialty of Goa prepared with ground coconut and spices. 13.95
Biryanis Select royal portions of lamb, chicken and shrimp sauteed in herbs and spices with fragrant rice and nuts.   Shrimp Biryani 14.95 Lamb Biryani A classic Mogul dish! Succulent pieces of curried lamb cooked with Basmati rice, gently flavored with saffron and nuts. 13.95 Chicken Biryani Chicken marinated with spices and saffron, then steam-cooked with naturally fragrant Basmati rice. A classic Muglai dish! 10.95 Vegetable Biryani Fragrant rice cooked with fresh vegetables. 10.95  Rice Pullao Lightly fried rice with peas and a touch of cumin seeds. 3.95 Sitar Special Biryani Saffron rice cooked with chicken, cubes of lamb and shrimp. 14.95 Chicken Tikka Biryani Boneless white chicken sauteed with fresh onions and bell peppers cooked with steamed rice and spices. 12.95 Vegetarian All entrees are served with rice, mint and onion chutneys. Vegetable Vindaloo or Curry  Garden fresh mixed vegetables cooked in a tangy/hot curry and mild sauce. 9.95 Sag Panir Spinach and homemade cheese with fresh ginger garlic and spices. 10.95  Matar Panir Green peas with homemade Indian cheese or potatoes cooked in a mildly spiced sauce. 10.95 Matar Allo Potatoes cooked with green peas in a mild curry sauce. 9.95 Palak Allo  Potatoes cooked in spinach and flavorful spices. 8.95 Allo Gobhi Potatoes and cauliflower cooked in Indian spices. 9.95 Mushroom Matar  Peas and mushrooms cooked in a mild curry sauce. 9.95 Allo Chhole or Chana Masala Chick peas or diced potatoes cooked in the popular Punjabi style. 9.95 Bengan Bhurtha   Eggplant roasted in the tandoor and cooked with green peas, fresh tomatoes, onions, ginger and garlic in traditional Punjabi style. 9.95 Bhindi Masala  Fresh okra cooked with onions and peppers and exotic spices. 9.95 Malai Kofta  Homemade cheese stuffed in vegetable balls, cooked in a mildly spices creamy and almond sauce. 9.95 Vegetable Korma Mixed vegetables marinated in yogurt and cooked in a creamy sauce. 10.95  Panir Masala  Homemade cottage cheese with onions and tomatoes, cooked with fresh herbs. 9.95 Shahi Panir  Homemade Indian cheese in a mildly spiced tomato and cream cheese. 10.95 Panir Jal Frazi Mild, medium or hot. Homemade Indian cheese prepared with fresh bell peppers, sliced tomatoes, onions and mild spices. 9.95  Dal Black or Yellow Assorted lentils sauteed with ginger, onion, garlic and tomato. 9.95 Vevetable Patia Fresh vegetables cooked with sweet and sour mangoes, spices & herbs with a touch of ginger. 9.95 Chana Sag Spinach and chick peas with fresh ginger garlic and spices. 9.95 Panir Chilly Fry Homemade cheese cooked Indian and Chinese style. 10.95 Panir Bhurjee Home made cheese sauted wirh onion, garlic and tomatoes. 10.95  Panir Makhni Home made cheese cooked in butter with onions, bell peppers, tomatoes. 10.95 Tandoori Specialties From the Clay Oven served Dal. Chicken Tandoori Chicken marinated in yogurt and mild spices with its own natural juices, roasted in our tandoor oven. 10.95 Chicken Tikka Thick and juicy cubes of chicken roasted in our tandoor oven. 12.95 Seekh Kabab Minced meat mixed with onions and herbs, then roasted on skewers in our tandoor oven. 13.95 Botii Kabab  Mild, tender morsels of lamb marinated in our special recipe, broiled with complementing additions in the tandoor, served with rice. 16.95 Shrimp Tandoori Large, mouthwatering shrimp, lightly seasoned and slowly baked over charcoal in the tandoor. Served with rice. 15.95 Kalmi Kabab Mild, tender pieces of chicken marinated in special spices, then barbecued on a skewer in our tandoor and served with rice. 12.95 Fish Tikka Boneless fish marinated in aromatic herbs and spices, then broiled in Tandoor. 13.95 Lamb Specialties Lamb Vindaloo Extra spicy lamb cooked in a sharp, tangy sauce. 13.95 Lamb Rogan Josh Cubes of lamb marinated in exotic spices and cooked with chopped tomatoes in a creamy sauce. 13.95 Lamb Pasanda Slices of lamb marinated in cream and cooked in a  almond sauce. 13.95 Lamb Korma A rare delicacy from northwest India. Juicy pieces of lamb especially prepared with yogurt, onions, tomatoes and mild spices. 13.95 Lamb Bhuna Hearty appetites will appreciate our specialty from the upper northern region of India. Diced lamb grilled with Himalayan herbs, tomatoes, and bell peppers prepared in a traditional style. 13.95 Lamb Mango Lamb with mango, aromatic herbs, touch of ginger, garlic and spices. 13.95 Keema Matar Minced lamb, cooked with peas in mild spices. 13.95 Boti Tikka Masala Marinated sliced lamb baked in the tandoor, then cooked  in a thick tomato and onion sauce. 15.95     Desserts Kulfi Authentic Indian ice cream made with milk and nuts. 2.50 Gulab Jamun Juicy deep fried cheese ball dipped in syrup.                                                2.50 Mango Ice Cream 2.50 Kheer (Rice Pudding) A famous Indian sweet dish,  made from milk, rice, and flavored with cardamom. 2.50 Beverages Beer & Wine Available Indian Tea 1.25 Tea or Iced Tea 1.25 Coffee 1.25 Soda Coke, Diet Coke, 7-Up, Ginger Ale, Club Soda 1.25 Lassi 2.50 Mango Lassi 2.50  Mango Shake 2.50    Mango Juice 2.50 6004 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-588-1828          *** www.sitarknoxville.com/ Sitar offers fine Indian cuisine with preservatives.  Clay Tandoori Oven on the premises used to cook a variety of items.  The restaurant offers a Lunch Buffet Monday thru Friday.  Catering available for parties and weddings.  Extended hours on the weekend. Beer and wine service available.