Whether you’re looking for takeout or a casual dinner on the Upper West Side, Alachi Masala has you covered. Not only is this restaurant BYOB, but it also doesn’t charge any corkage fees. Whether you’re dining in or taking your dinner to go, you have a long menu of Indian favorites to choose from. Go the traditional route with vegetable samosas (two for $4.95) or vegetable pakora ($6.95) to start. You’ll find classics like chicken tikka masala ($15.95) and saag paneer ($13.95) alongside specialty dishes like emlyka murg, boneless chicken cooked in peppercorns, tamarind and garam masala ($14.95). Of course you’ll want some naan—what Indian feast would be complete without it? Try it flavored with garlic ($3.95), stuffed with spiced potatoes ($3.95) or studded with cherries, raisins and coconut ($4.95). Hungry for something sweet? Sample some of the traditional Indian desserts on offer, like the cardamom- and rose-scented pudding called kheer ($4.95) or ice cream flavored with saffron ($4.95).
Alachi Masala is a cornerstone in the New York community and has been recognized for its outstanding Indian cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Our Indian restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.
Alachi Masala takes its name from the Alachi (Cardamo,) a very small but extremely flavorful spice that has been used for thousands of years. We at Alachi Masala, strive to bring you flavorful dishes that embody the best of Indian Cuisine while at the same time recognizing that some like it hot and some like it not!
We would like you to know that we do not use ghee (clarified butter) with trans fats in the preparation of any of our dishes. If you would like us to prepare your dishes in a special way, please let us know. We hope you enjoy your meal!
|Venue name:||Alachi Masala||Contact:|
488 Amsterdam Ave bet 83 & 84th
|Opening hours:||Mon-Fri 12:15pm–10:30pm; Sat–Sun noon–10:30pm|
|Transport:||1, A, or B to 86th St.|
|Price:||Average entree: $16|
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