Some of our products contain allergens including peanuts and other nuts, sesame, cereals containing gluten, eggs, milk,
mustard, celery, fish, soya, molluscs, crustacea, lupin and sulphur dioxide/sulphites.

Please ask STAFF for further information, upon ordering.



Starters / Appetisers

Lamb / Chicken Tikka £2.95

Tandoori Chicken £2.95

Sheek Kebab £2.95

Nargis Kebab £3.95

Tandoori King Prawn £4.50

King Prawn Butterfly £4.50

Lamb / Chicken Shashlik £3.50

Tandoori King Prawn Shashlik £4.50

Prawn Puree £3.95

Onion Bhaji £2.95

Prawn Cocktail £2.95

Vegetable Somosa £2.95

Lamb / Chicken Somosa £2.95

Chicken Chatt £2.95

Reshami Kebab £3.95

Merchant Mixed Kebab £3.95




Contemporary Starters

Bengal Mustard Lamb Chops  £4.25

Lamb chops seasoned with English mustard. Served with fried onions and tamarind dip.

Lamb Shashlik Cutlets £4.25

Marinated Lamb Chops, cooked In the clay oven, skewered with pepper, tomatoes and cheese.

Tikka Fillet Pakora £3.50

Chicken strips coated in gram flour, deep fried, served sizzling.

Merchant Pepper £3.75

Roasted Peppers, stuffed with Vegetables | Lamb | Chicken (dinners choicer)

Chilli Murgi Wings £3.95

Marinated Chicken nibblets, cooked hot and spicy in clay oven.

Masalla Chot Pote (V)

Chick peas, cooked in  tamarind sauce, and garnished with cheese.

Salmon Kah Tikka

Fresh salmon, delicately spiced, and roasted in the clay oven.

Keema Borah £3.95

Spicy minced lamb, with onions and green chillies, coated in golden bread crumbs

Garlic Masalla Mussels £4.95

Fresh mussels cooked in a coriander, garlic, tamarind sauce.

Bombay Jail Kebab £3.95

Mince lamb & chicken blended with onion, green chilli, coriander, cooked in a tandoor. Hot & spicy.

Begun Baja (V) £3.95

Grilled aubergine filled with array of vegetables & mushroom, onion stuffing.

Kofta Darjiling £4.50

Spiced mince meatballs served with a topping of Bengal masalla sauce.

Mass Fried Fish £4.95

Bangladeshi fried fish steaks cooked in olive oil,  garlic, turmeric & fried onion on top.

Aloo Chicken Shangirla £4.25

Turmeric potato pie stuffed with lightly spiced chicken (tiling.

Panir Tiika Shashlick (V) £3.95

Chicken Shank Roast £3.95

Turmeric roasted drum sticks topped with caramelised onions.

Jhalalily Mussells £3.95

Finest mussel's, cooked with garlic, onions, coriander in a sweet and sour sauce. (Recommended)

Bangla Phob £3.95

Home made pastry stuffed with chicken or lamb. Mozzarella cheese, spring onions and green herbs.

Lasan Squid £3.95

(Recommended) Squid rings spiced with chopped green chillies, lemon, garlic & pan fried. Served on a bed of salad.

Adha Scallops £3.95

Pan fried scallops with a ginger herb dressing, served on a spinach, potato roasti.





Tandoori Menu

All tandoori dishes are served with a salad and contemporary dips.


Chicken Tikka or Lamb Tikka £6.95

Hash Shashlick Tikka £9.95

Tandoori Chicken £6.95

Tandoori Merchant Mix £9.95

Chicken Shashlik Bhuna £8.95

Cooked in the clay oven, with peppers and tomatoes marinated chicken & added to a spicy masalla sauce, & served on a sizzling tawa.

Jinga Tandoori Prawns £ I0.95

Merchant Peri Peri Chili Chicken £9.95

Marinated on the bone chicken seasoned with chilli mustard and Chef's special peri peri sauce.

Shobzi Platter (V) £8.95

An appetising array o( our vegetable dishes, onion bhajee. somosa. satney chop & vegetable peppers served with a vegetable nan.



Cold Food Salad

New Healthy Option

Chicken Salad £5.95

Prawn Salad £5.95

King Prawn Salad £5.95

Mix Fruit Salad £5.95 


House Special Salad £5.95

Mix of salad, mixed fruit, dry crispy salad.

Tikka Caesar Salad £5.95

Tender chilled Chicken Tikka, served on a bed o(mixed Italian Salad, accompanied by a prawn cocktail sauce.

Vegetable Cocktail £5.95




Chefs Recommendations

Murgi E Azam £7.95

Chicken Tikka cooked with minced lamb, onion, green and other special herbs and species. Highly flavoured, served medium! hot.

Jinga Cox Bazar £10.95

Jumbo King Prawns, marinated in masalla spices and herbs. Cooked in a green chilli sauce.

Nauratan Bhuna £10.95

Succulent chicken! Lamb Tikka Pieces, cooked in Chefs own secret recipe. also served with a cultured tandoori King Prawn.

Chicken Hasina £8.95

Cubed chicken pieces, blended with medium hot herbs and spices. Topped with spring onions & cherry tomatoes.

Achari Gust £7.50

Succulent lamb pieces cooked in medium hot with a touch of pickles to taste.

Murghi Bhuna Bengal Style £8.25

Tender chicken pieces cooked with onions, capsicum, green chilli and garlic. Served fiery & hot.

Jail Jul Chicken £8.25

Marinated Chicken cooked with green peppers, natural yoghurt, green chillies & coriander, garnished with fried onions rings.

Sylheti Roast Bhuna £8.95

Lightly spiced on the bone chicken, deep fried and then cooked with caramelised onion sauce.

King Prawn Rajpoot £9.95

Pan fried king prawns cooked with onions, tomatoes and coriander. Medium Hot. Served on a sizzler.

Ranga Matti Naga £8.95

Marinated Chicken or Lamb cooked with highly flavoured sylheti chilli, onion & herbs, very flavoursome.

Shirmungoli Shatkora £8.95

A Bangladeshi citrus fruit cooked with spicy lamb chunks in a onion gravy.

Chum Chum Sizzler £8.95

Marinated tikka chicken breast stuffed with a spinach & aloo sauce. Served on a sizzler.

Chittagong Korai £8.95

Chicken or lamb cooked in a fiery coriander, green chilli, garlic & mustard sauce.

Annaz Baza (V) £6.95

Bangladeshi pumpkin cooked with spinach in a sweet & sour sauce, kidney beans & lentils.

Garlic Chilli Daniya Murgi £7.95

Chicken strips fried with onions, garlic. Served in a coriander bhuna sauce. Hot & Spicy.

Murgi Grilled Aloo Mash £8.25

Grilled turmeric chicken slices served on a bead of mash potato with a hint of turmeric and salad.

Paneer Parcels (V) £7.95

Slightly spiced paneer sandwiched with stuffed turmeric mashed potato and tomatoes.

Goan Murgi Rangpur £8.95

Bread crumb coated chicken simmered in coconut milk a variety of spices hinted with crushed chillies and coriander.



Contemporary Cuisine

These dishes consists of exotic spice & unique herbs mixed with new ingredients to give a totally
new taste. All served with a pilau rice.

Kashmiri Lamb Cutlets £8.95

Marinated lamb chops, cooked in day oven. Blended together in 0 thick spicy onion, green pepper & fresh coriander sauce, with a hint of cardamom & cinnamon. Exhilarating.

Tikka Tawa Fillets £8.95

Whole chicken breast, marinated in masalla sauce. Roosted in the tandoor & cooked & Garnished with sweet corn, peppers & onion sauce. Served on 0 tawa.

Podina Gust £8.95

Tender sliced marinated lamb cubes, cooked with fresh mint & yoghurt with a cocktail sauce. A very aromatic dish.

Masalla Merchant Sizzler £9.95

Red shrimps and chicken tikka nibblets marinated in herbs and spices, slowly cooked with onions, fresh green peppers, cardamom, mustard seeds & red onions. Served on a cast iron sizzler.

Tamarind King Prawn Rajshahi £9.95

Tiger King Prawns, enriched with spices brought together with a touch of tamarind and blended together with chicken mince marinade sauce, oven roosted. Exquisite.

Mumbai Jalali £8.95

Cubes of succulent chicken, marinated in mild spiced herbs, cooked and cultured in yoghurt with added red chillies, hot floured for a mouth watering taste.

Rangila Shubzi (V) £7.50

Mixed vegetables, aubergine, potatoes, carrots as well as Bangladeshi vegetables, blended with spinach and topped with Indian cottage cheese. (A must (or vegetarians).

Chilli Beef Steak £11.95

Mustard and garlic seasoned rump steak, grilled, then cooked in 0 tantalising chilli and coriander, ginger onion sauce.

Bangla Duck £11.95

Pan fried marinated duck, cooked in olive oil, with tamarind sauce, red onions medium hot & well garnished.

Kofta Sikander £9.95

Spiced meat balls cooked in masalla sauce, onion, green peppers, Garam masalla & seasoned lamb chunks.

Murgi Jaguti £8.95

Fried spicy chicken cooked with 10 different Bengal spices to give a highly aromatic taste.

Bangla Lamb Chop Bhuna £9.50

Lightly spice grilled lamb chops cooked in a chefs special sauce.

Sitara Gust Shank £10.50

Marinated lamb shank cooked in a Bangladeshi garlic & herb sauce.

Niramish Bemisal (V) £7.95

Cauliflower florets, okra, paneer cooked in a onion, capsicum sauce & sweet pumpkin.

Hash Jalfrai (Game Meat) £10.95

Barbecued duck breast cooked in a slightly hot garam masalla, onion & pepper corn gra\l}'.

Shatkora Murghi £7.95

Lightly spiced chicken strips cooked with sweet and sour Bangla citrus fruit

Merchant Rack of Lamb £12.95

Lightly spiced rack of lamb oven roasted. Served with rice and a rich tamarind bhuna sauce. 1 Hour Preparation.

Sweet Chilli Chicken £8.95

Marinated chicken strips in sweet chilli masalla sauce.



Seafood Specialities

We are one of the first restaurant in this area which has introduced exotic fish dishes. The ideal venue for you to experience our Chefs cooking to the distinctive flavours of Bangladesh, tastefully balanced by grace & good manner for the European palate. Most of our dishes are boneless.

Bangla Lemon Sole £9.95

(Recommended) Fillet of sole, grilled cooked with garlic, peppers & onions garnished with lemon. Mild to medium

Sole on Satta £9.95

(Recommended) Fresh sole spiced with chilies, pan-fried and served with a mushroom and pickled lemon juice - the epitomy of culinary excellence.

Amla Sole £9.95

(Recommended) Fresh boneless sole, pan fried, blended with a sweet mango sauce and special light spices mild to medium & served with pilau rice

Bangla Chilli Baza £10.95

(Recommended) Fillet of fish marinated in medium co hot spices and ground green herbs and layered with sweet bay leaf & cardamom syrup sauce, then slowly fried in olive oil.

Panguseous Supreme £9.95

(Recommended) Fillet of fish, grilled with aromatic spices, served bhuna style with plenty of fresh lemon.

Bangla Fish Broth £9.95

(Recommended) Indian style preparation fillet of white fish cooked with coconut milk, tempered with tomatoes and baby potatoes, true home style.

Macher Jhol £9.95

(Recommended) Pan fried fillet of bream resting on wilted spinach with potato simmered in a garlic and coriander bengal fish broth.

Salmon Bhuna £10.95

Pan fried Salmon served in bhuna sauce medium.

Salmon Tikka Massala £10.95

Pan fried Salmon served in massala sauce medium to mild.

Rangila Kakrra £12.95

(Recommended) Scottish mussels & squids cooked with garlic, ginger, tomatoes, spring onion, lemon juice and dash of wine.

Amla Scollops £11.95

Pan fried Scottish scallops cooked with medium mango sauce.

Sylheti Zinga Chillies £11.95

(Recommended) Tandoori baked King Prawn cooked with Sylheti Chillies and garnished with tomato, pepper and onions, served with salad.

Bangla Fish Tawa £12.95

(Recommended) A tantalising mixture of shrimps, shell fish, king prawn, cooked & served with a sensational hot, sweet tangy relish sauce and side salad.



Creamy / Mild Delights

Chicken Tikka Masalla £7.95

Keshori Chicken £7.95

Chicken Tikka cooked with dried mixed fruit, cream almond and Pistachio flakes.

Rajasthani Butter Chicken £7.95

Marinated chicken pieces cooked in low fat Indian butter &cream.

Masalla Merchant Makhani £7.95

Cultured chicken pieces blended with fresh cream, coconut and sweet syrup.

Lamb Badami Pasanda £8.95

Succulent lamb pieces blended with almond & pistachio and topped with strawberries.

Mudhu Malai Tandoori Masalla £7.95

Tandoori chicken in butter cream topped with coconut and almond pistachio sauce and dried dates.

Tandoori Chicken Bhuna Masalla £7.95

Tandoori chicken pieces cooked in onions tomatoes peppers, With a hint of cream.

Jinga Masalla £10.95

Oven roasted Tiger King Prawns, cooked in a mild and creamy masalla sauce.

Salmon Tikka Masalla £9.95

Grilled salmon cooked in a masalla sauce.

Panir Tikka Masalla (V) £6.95

Sil Sila Masalla £10.95

Chicken Tikka, Lamb Tikka & King Prawn cooked in a masalla sauce.

Misti Rani Korma (V) £6.95

Array of Bengali vegetables cooked in a masalla sauce and coconut milk.

Masalla Malaya £7.95

Chicken cooked in a sweet masalla sauce containing pineapple, banana & mango.





Chicken / Meat / Prawn £6.50

Keema Peas £6.50

Medium minced lamb, with peas. 

Chicken Saag £6.50

Medium hot chicken, with spinach

Vegetable Bhujo (V) £6.50

Mixed vegetable, saag & paneer

Chicken Mushrooms £6.50

Chicken & mushroom blended together in a medium sauce.

Chicken / Meat / Prawn Jalfrezi £6.95

Masalla Merchant Magic £7.95

Leg of tandoori chicken I chicken 110mb tikka blended with masalla sauce, creamy & mild.

Balti Nawabi £7.95

Prawn I chicken I meat mixed in hot fiery sauce.

Chicken Mochommon £6.95

Tender chicken blended with green beans in a medium sauce.

Tikka Chicken Garlic Chilli £7.95

Succulent chilli chicken cooked with fresh coriander, garlic to set the taste buds alight

Bombay Chicken Sag £6.95

Bombay potato cooked with spinach & chicken.

Deli Naga Balti £7.95

Chicken tikka cooked in a hot naga sauce with green chillies, potato & coriander.

Shamila Kufta Balti £7.95

Meatballs cooked in a tomato, garlic & coriander sauce.

Sylheti Vegetable (V) £6.95

Pumpkin, cauliflower &potato, spinach &chickpea.

Red Kidney Bean Murghi Balti £6.95

Spiced chicken cooked with red kidney beans in a rich balti sauce.

Merchant Mixed Balti £8.95

Chicken tikka, lamb tikka and king prawn blended with rich balti sauce.



Biryani Specials

All Biryani's served with a vegetable curry sauce.

Masalla Merchant Mix £9.95

Chef's secret recipe

Hash Biriyani £10.95 

(Game Meat) (Duck) Served with patia sweet & sour sauce

Tandoori King Prawn Biriyani £9.95

Chicken or Lamb Biriyani £7.95

Chicken Tikka or Lamb Tikka Biryani £8.95

Vegetable Biryani (V) £6.50


Jaal Bhat £8.95

Chicken or lamb cooked with vegetables in a very hot Biryani. (Chef's special, not for the (aint hearted).

Persian Chicken or Lamb Biryani £9.95

Malayan Chicken or Lamb Biryani £9.95

Raj Akni Biryani £11.95

Chicken nibblets, lamb chops and tandoori king prawn cultured with basmali rice. Served with a Dhansak Aloo curry sauce.



Masalla Merchant House Speciality

24 Hours Notice is Required
Both dishes are seasoned with the most exquisite herbs & marinated in tandoori masalla. Then roasted in the clay oven to extract the tantalising flavours. Finally prepared in a bed of mince lamb accompanied by special rice, nan & a range of vegetable side dishes, garnished with fresh green salad.



National Classic Curries

Bhuna - Madras - Pathia - Dansak - Korma - Dupiaza - Rogan

Chicken £6.50

Meat £6.50

Prawn £6.50

Chicken Tikka £6.95

King Prawn £9.95

Jalfrezi - Methi - Saag

Chicken £6.95

Meat £6.95

Prawn £6.95

Chicken Tikka £7.50

King Prawn £9.95



Vegetable Side Dishes

BombayAloo £2.95 

SaagAloo £2.95

Mushroom Bhaji £2.95 

Tarka Dall £2.95

Cauliflower Bhaji £2.95 

Aloo Gobi £2.95

Brinjal Bhaji £2.95 

Saag / Motor Panir £2.95


Bindi Bhaji £2.95 

Chana Aloo £2.95

Saag Bhaji £2.95 

Saag Bhindi £2.95




Bread & Roti

Naan £1.95 

Peshwari Naan £2.50 

Keema Naan £2.50 

Garlic Naan £2.50 

Cheese & Garlic Naan £2.50 

Tikka Naan £2.50 

Chilli & Garlic Naan £2.50 

Rogani Naan £2.50 

Mint Coriander Naan £2.50 

Red Onion Coriander Naan £2.50


Chilli Coriander Naan £2.50

Chapatti £1.25

Puri £1.25

Palak Parahata £2.50

Parahata £1.95

Aloo Parahata £2.50

Tandoori Roti £1.95

Popadoms £0.60

Spice Poppadom £0.60

Chips £ 1.95





Special Fried Rice £2.50 

Pilau Rice £2.25 

Fried Rice £2.25 

Egg Fried Rice £2.50 

Mushroom Fired Rice £2.50 

Boiled Rice £ 1.95 

Veg Pilau Rice £2.95


Peas Pilau Rice £2.95

Peshwari Pilau Rice (fruit) £2.95

Chicken Fried Rice £2.95

Garlic Fried Rice £2.95

Coriander & Onion Fried Rice £2.95



Continental Dishes

Scampi & Chips £7.50

Sirloin Steak £10.95

Chicken Omelette £6.95

Cheese Omelette £5.95

Fried Chicken & Chips £6.95



Childrens Menu

Chicken Nuggets & Chips £4.95

Chicken Tikka & Chips £4.95

Chicken Pakora & Chips £4.95

Chicken Tikka Masala & Pilau Rice £4.95

Fried Chicken & Chips £4.95

Mild Chicken Curry & Pilau Rice £4.95

Mild Sobzi Curry & Steamed Rice £4.95

Additional Baby Nan £0.85

Other dishes can be available for children, please ask a memeber of staff.

Chicken Tikka Roll £5.95

Served with sald and sauce.

Lamb Tikka Roll £5.95

Served with sald and sauce.

Tandoori Chicken Tikka Roll £5.95

Served with sald and sauce.



The New Masalla Merchant
1193 - 1195 Pershore Road | Stirchley | Birmingham | B30 2YT
Tel: 0121 458 4150
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