Maha Bharat Indian Takeaway

Welcome to Maha - Bharat Indian restaurant and takeaway in Torquay.

We offer authentic Bengali and Indian cuisine authentically cooked by our experienced chef using only the best produce as well as the finest herbs and spices.

Maha - Bharat has a wide selection of dishes to suit all tastes as you will discover by selecting our menus on the top left hand side of this page.

Relax and enjoy your well prepared meal and the excellent service from our highly trained dedicated staff. The restaurant is fully licensed serving a wide selection of wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks. Maha - Bharat is one of the only Indian restaurants in Torquay offering authentic Bengali and Indian cuisine at our restaurant or by using the takeaway service.

We are situated in an ideal location just a short walk from the popular harbour and main town centre in Torquay.

Maha - Bharat is proud to announce that we were one of the regional finalist in the prestigious British curry awards 2007. The finalists were selected from all over Great Britain and the awards were held in London. As an award wining restaurant we aim to offer our customers the highest standards of customer service and satisfaction.

To book your table telephone 01803 215541 or 01803 215580 or click on the contact button.

Large parties are catered for including special family occasions, birthday and office parties.

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Maha Bharat Indian Takeaway


Mixed Kebab £4.95
An assortment of chicken tikka & sheek kebab.

Tandoori Chicken £4.50
Quarter spring chicken marinated in herbs, home made yoghurt and selected spices then barbecued in the tandoor.

Chicken Tikka £4.25
Pieces of marinated chicken breast with herbs, spices and our home made yoghurt barbecued on the tandoor.

Lamb Tikka £4.25
Prepared and cooked as above.

Sheek kabab £4.25
Minced Lamb pungently mixed with coriander and light spices, then barbecued in the tandoor.

Shami Kebab £4.25
Lightly spiced minced lamb with coriander, round shaped then slowly shallow fried.

Reshmi Kebab £4.25
Prepared and cooked as above and covered in omelette.

Prawn Puri £4.50
Lightly spiced prawns, cooked with onions, peppers and served on puri. Topped with chopped tomatoes, cucumber and fresh coriander.

King Prawn Puri £5.50
As above with king prawns.

King Prawn Butterfly £5.50
Lightly spiced with garden mint, covered in bread crumbs, deep fried.

Meat or vegetable Somosa £3.95
Triangle shaped pastry filled with medium spiced minced lamb or mixed vegetables.

Onion Bhaji £3.25
Onions, potatoes and aubergine medium chopped, then mixed with chick pea flour and lentils. Deep fried.

Chicken Chat £4.50
Chopped pieces of chicken tikka cooked with onions, peppers and served on puri. Topped with chopped tomato, cucumber and fresh coriander.

Aloo Chat £4.25
Spicy potaoes cooked with onions, peppers and served on puri. Topped with chopped tomato, cucumber and fresh coriander.

Pappadam Spicy or plain 60p
Pickles & Chutneys per person 50p

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Maha Bharat Indian Takeaway

Bhalti House Specials

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Makhani £8.95
Marinated pieces of chicken breast / new Zealand lamb barbecued in the tandoor then cooked with ground almond, fresh cream butter.

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Massala £8.95
Marinated pieces of chicken breast / new Zealand lamb barbecued in the tandoor then cooked with ground almond, fresh cream and our special masala sauce.

Chicken or Lamb Passanda £8.95
Coocked with ground almonds, home made yoghurt and fresh cream.

Chicken or Lamb Moglai £8.95
Cooked with ground almonds, fresh cream, yoghurt egg and garnished with flaked almonds.

Tandoori King Prawn Masala £12.95
Marinated king prawns barbecued in a tandoor then cooked with ground almond, fresh cream and butter.

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Jal Frezi £8.95
Cook with whole green chillies, tomatoes & thick chopped onions capsicums.

Mahabharat Special Chicken / Lamb Tikka Jal Frezi £9.95
As above but with our special home made yoghurt masala sauce.

Mahabharat Special Curry £11.95
Chicken cooked with king prawn and egg in medium sauce.

Bengal Mossalla £9.95
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn cooked with onions, tomatoes, pineapples, flaked almonds, sultanas & fresh herbs.

Coxs Bazaar Prawns £12.95
Hot and spicy king prawns cooked with onions tomatoes and a hot sauce.

Rajeshwari £9.95
Barbecued chicken or lamb pieces cooked onions, chopped garlic cloves, green chillies, plumb tomatoes. A hot and tasty dish.

Saly £9.95
Chicken, lamb or prawn cooked with onions & tomatoes in medium thick sauce and covered with crispy fried potatoes.

Garlic Chilli Chicken £9.95
Chicken cooked with chopped garlic cloves, green chillies, onions & tomatoes in a hot sauce.

Gost or Murgh Podina £9.95
Lamb or chicken cooked with onions, garden mint, tomatoes & our home made yoghurt in a medium sauce.

(Please note all the above except Coxs Bazaar Prawns can be made for vegetarians)

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Maha Bharat Indian Takeaway

Balti Dishes

Balti dishes are cooked with fresh herbs and oriental spices and served sizzling in a special balti dish.
medium / hot dishes are dressed with fresh coriander & green chillies.

Balti Bhuna Dishes
Cooked with tomato, onion and fresh herbs, medium spiced

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Bhuna £8.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Bhuna £7.50
King Prawn Bhuna £11.95
Vegetable Bhuna £6.95

Balti Dupiaza Dishes
Cooked with thick chopped onion and tomato, medium spiced

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Dupiaza £8.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Dupiaza £7.50
King Prawn Dupiaza £11.95
Vegetable Dupiaza £6.95

Balti Rogan Josh Dishes
Medium spiced, cooked with tomatoes, onion and green pepper

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Rogan Josh £8.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Rogan Josh £7.50
King Prawn Rogan Josh £11.95
Vegetable Rogan Josh £6.95

Balti Kashmiri Dishes
Cooked with bananas, almonds, coconut and cream mild

Chicken or Lamb Kashmiri £8.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Kashmiri £7.50
King Prawn Kashmiri £11.95
Vegetable Kashmiri £6.95

Balti Curry Dishes
Cooked in moderately spiced sauce mild

Chicken or Lamb Curry £7.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Curry £6.50
King Prawn Curry £11.95
Vegetable Curry £6.95

Balti Madras Dishes
A Fairly hot and spicy dish

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Madras £7.95
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Madras £6.95
King Prawn Madras £11.95
Vegetable Madras £6.95

Balti Ceylon Dishes
Hot & sour, coocked with coconut hot.

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Ceylon £8.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Ceylon £7.50
King Prawn Ceylon £11.95
Vegetable Ceylon £6.95

Balti Patia Dishes
Hot sweet and sour cooked with onions and tomatoes

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Patia £8.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Patia £7.50
King Prawn Patia £11.95
Vegetable Patia £6.95

Balti Dansk Dishes
Hot, sweet and sour cooked with lentils in a thick sauce hot

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Dansak £8.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Dansak £7.50
King Prawn Dansak £11.95
Vegetable Dansak £6.95

Balti Kurma Dishes
Mild and creamy cooked with coconut

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Kurma £8.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Kurma £7.50
King Prawn Kurma £11.95
Vegetable Kurma £6.95

Balti Vindaloo Dishes
A very hot dish cooked with potatoes

Chicken or Lamb Tikka Vindaloo £8.50
Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Vindaloo £7.50
King Prawn Vindaloo £11.95
Vegetable Vindaloo £6.95

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Maha Bharat Indian Takeaway

Tandoori / Biryani

Biryani Dishes
Basmati rice cooked with onions, spices & herbs. Covered with chopped cucumber, tomatoes and fresh coriander. Served with vegetable curry. Medium

Special Biryani £12.95
Cooked with king prawns & chicken tikka. Dressed with bananas & omelette.

Chicken, Lamb or Prawn Biryani £8.50
King Prawn Biryani £11.95
Vegetable Biryani £7.95
Chicken Mushroom Biryani £9.50
Lamb Mushroom Biryani £9.50
Prawn Mushroom Biryani £9.50
King Prawn Mushroom Biryani £12.50
Mushroom Biryani £7.95
Chicken Tikka or Lamb Tikka Biryani £9.50
Chicken Tikka Mushroom Biryani £10.50
Lamb Tikka Mushroom Biryani £10.50

Served in a thali a large traditional Indian plate

Vegetable Thali £10.95 (Not for Takeaway)
An assortment of Vegetable bhaji, Brinjal bhaji & Cauliflower bhaji, pilau rice, nan bread and yoghurt.

Meat Thali £12.95 (Not For Takeaway)
An assortment of Chicken Kurma, Lamb Bhuna and Tandoori Chicken, pilau rice, nan bread and yoghurt.

Mixed Balti Dishes
Cooked with onions tomatoes, lightly spiced in a thick sauce medium

Chicken and Spinach £8.95
Chicken and Mushroom £8.95
Chicken and Vegetable £8.95
Lamb and Spinach £8.95
Lamb and Mushroom £8.95
Lamb and Vegetable £8.95
Prawn and Spinach £8.95
Prawn and Mushroom £8.95
Prawn and Vegetable £8.95
king Prawn and Spinach £12.95
King Prawn and Mushroom £12.95
King Prawn and Vegetable £12.95
Chicken and Prawn £8.95
Chicken and King Prawn £11.95

Tandoori Dishes
Not a curry served with fresh green salad

Tandoori Chicken £7.95
Chicken or Lamb Tikka £7.95
Tandoori King Prawn £12.95
Chicken or Lamb Tikka Shashlik £8.95
Tandoori Mixed Grill £12.95

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Maha Bharat Indian Takeaway

Side Dishes

Vegetable Side Dishes
Medium Spiced, cooked with fresh coriander, onion and tomato

Vegetable Bhaji £3.75
Mixed Vegetable Curry £3.75
Mushroom Curry £3.75
Mushroom Bhaji £3.75
Sag Bhaji £3.75
Onion Bhaji £3.25
Sag Aloo £3.75
Aloo Gobi £3.75
Bombay Potatoes £3.75
Brinjal Bhagi £3.75
Bhindi Bhaji £3.75
Chana asala £3.75
Tarka Dall £3.75
Caulflower Bhaji £3.75
Dall Samba £3.75
Sag Panir £3.75

Vegetable Pilau Rice £3.75
Mushroom pilau Rice £3.75
Special Pilau Rice £3.50
Pilau Rice £2.75
Plain Rice £2.50

Fried Rice £2.95

Garlic Fried Rice £3.25

Coconut Fried Rice £3.25

Breads & Sundries
Nan £2.50
Stuffed Nan £2.75
Keema Nan £2.75
Peshwari Nan £2.75
Garlic Nan £2.75

Mas Mas Nan (Garlic & Minced Lamb) £2.95

Panir Nan (Chesse)£2.95

Mo Nan (Honey) £2.95
Paratha £2.75
Stuffed Paratha £2.95
Tandoori Roti / C£1.95

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Maha Bharat Indian Takeaway


Draught Beers & Cider

Kingfisher Premium Beer 1/2 Pint £2.25 Pint £4.00
Cobra Premium Beer 1/2 Pint £2.25 Pint £4.00

Thatchers Gold 1/2 Pint £2.25 Pint £4.00

Bottled Beers and Alco Pops

Budweiser 330 ml £2.95
Stella Artois 330 ml £2.95
Smirnof Ice 275 ml £2.95
WKD Blue 275 ml £2.95
Cobra Non Alcohol 330 ml £.25


Spirits 25 ml £2.25
Courvosier 25 ml £3.95
remy Mertin 25 ml £4.95
Apperitifs 50 ml £2.30
Liqueurs 25 ml £2.95
Baileys,Tia Maria 50ml £3.95
spirits with mixer please add £0.60

Soft Drinks

Coke, Diet Coke, Lemonade 1/2 Pint £1.50 Pint £2.50
Mixers £1.00
J20 s 275 ml £2.00
Juices 1/2 Pint £1.50

Mineral Water

Strathmore - Still and Sparkling 330 ml £1.75 1 Ltr £3.95

House Wines

Kells Edge - Chardonnay - SE Australia £12.95
A fresh, lively, medium-bodied and unoaked Chardonnay, with ripe, fruit flavours and a fresh lemony finish.

Kells edge - Cabernet - SE Australia £12.95
A fruit driven and medium bodied showing blackberry and blackcurrant fruit and soft juicy tannins.

Cave de Masse Soft Rose, Cave Foncalieu France £12.95
Full of fresh summer fruits

House wines By the glass 125ml £2.75 and 250ml £4.95

White Wines

Otra Vida Viognier Argentina £16.95
Brimming with apricot and honey aromas and delicious fruit flavours

Hardys Riddle Riesling Gewurztraminer Australia £15.95
A medium style deliciously exoctic full of tropical flavours

Casa La Joya reserve Sauvignon Blanc Chile £17.95
A dry aromatic powerful style of sauvignon Blanc full of ripe tropical fruit

Cullinan View, Chenin Blanc Robertson South Africa £16.95
a white wine that is light and fresh but with quite full creamy and round

Pinot Grigio, La Tunella Venezia Giulia Italy £18.95
Soft Elegant aromas succulent and fruity with a hint of lemon. A classic and sophisticated pinot

Connoisseur Selection

Chablis Paul Deloux France £24.95
Flowery, lively, fresh and mouth watering with a crip fruity palate, with that fruity backbone only found in chablis

Nepenthe Sauvignon Blanc Adelaide Hills Australia £26.95
full flavours yet fresh and lively delightfully balanced


Mateus Rose Sogrape Vinhos de Portugal £14.95
Fresh fruit and versatile. Ideal with Asian Italian and salad dishes

Vendange White Zinfandel California £15.95
A delicious off dry rose refreshing with a strawberry and citrus aromas

Red Wine

Cullian View Pinotage Robertson South Africa £17.95
Lovely fruity smokey character, soft and rounded. Ideal with rich and spicy dishes

Berri Estates shiraz Australia £16.95
A spicy fruity Shiraz juicy dark red fruit with a hint of oak Superb quality

Otra Vida Malbec Argentina £16.95
A powerful wine with ripe plumb and cherry fruit soft with lingering finish

Concha y Toro Sunrise, merlot Chile £18.95
Succulent damson fruit flavours quite delicious

Hidden Falls Ruby Cabernet Merlot California £16.95
Rich juicy bramble and soft plummy fruit flavours Superb

Shortmile Bay Cabernet Sauvignon Australia £17.95
This pure cabernet sauvignon is both full ripe and deep coloured. With berry aromas and a subtle touch of oak and cinnamon. fantastic with redmeats and spicy food

Connoisseur Selection

Chateauneuf du Pape, Caves Saint Pierre France £26.95
Deep ruby in colour a heady spicy bouquet and very full bodied with a long velvety finish.

Campo Viejo Reserve Rioja Spain £27.95
Spicy full ripe flavours with an elegant finish

Sparkling Wine and Champagne

Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial £59.95
dominating the Avenue de champagne in Epernay, Moet & Chandon is the biggest of the Grandes Marque a distinctive flowery aroma

Moet & Chandon Rose Brut £69.95
Aromas of wild strawberries and red current with hints of white pepper

Dom Perignon Brut £175.00
Flagship wine from the house of Moet Chand

Maha Bharat Torquay


Maha Bharat Indian Takeaway

Maha Bharat Indian Restaurant

52 Torwood St, Torquay TQ1 1DT

Telephone : 01803 215541

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Maha Bharat Torquay