New – Thali Thursdays at Purple Poppadom

We are excited to announce that ‘Thali Thursdays’ have arrived at Purple Poppadom!

Being held EVERY Thursday you can experience, a platter of dishes all on one plate. We will be changing dishes at each Thali Thursday to reflect the different regions of India so you can enjoy a range of tastes, flavours and styles of cuisine.

See sample thali menus below:



– Kosha Mangsho –

Lamb cooked with whole spices and chilies

– Murgir Jhol –

Home-style chicken curry

– Chor Chori –

Brinjal, cauliflower, potatoes, pumpkin flavoured with Panch Poran- five spices

– Dal –

Chana dal flavoured with coconut and spices

Steamed Rice and Naan





– Pork Vindaloo –

Pork shoulder and belly cooked with Kashmiri chillies and spices, intensely flavoured
with garlic and red wine vinegar

 – Prawn Curry –

Tiger prawn simmered in a coconut and tamarind sauce

– Tendli Bhaji –

Ivy Gourd stir-fried with spices

– Dal –

Home-style lentils

Steamed Rice and Naan




– Laal Maas –

Lamb leg braised with caramelised onion and spices,
enhanced with smoked cloves and garlic.

– Safed Murgh –

Chicken breast simmered in a creamy cashew nut and melon seed sauce

– Bhindi –

Okra sautéed with onions and tomatoes

– Dal –

Homestyle cooked lentils

Saffron Pilav Rice and Naan






– Rarra Gosht –

Slow cooked leg of lamb with onions and tomatoes, finished with ground lamb and spices

– Murg Makhani –

Tandoori chicken breast in a rich tomato sauce flavoured with fenugreek

– Kadai Paneer –

Indian cottage cheese stir fried with bell peppers and spices

– Dal Makhani –

Slow cooked whole black lentils

Saffron Pilav Rice and Naan




 5.30pm. Booking is recommended and priced at £14.95 per person.

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