Baba brings India to Vietnam!

Weekday Lunch Thalis

Try our North or South Indian thais available weekdays at lunchtime. Each thali is a complete meal with curries, vegetables, rice, bread and dessert. You can choose between Chicken (150,000 VND) or Vegetarian (140,000 VND).

Online Order

You can order Baba’s Kitchen daily online from 11:00 am – 10:30 pm.
  • We are using our own food delivery system.
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Find Us

 Address: 242 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Đien, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Sri Lankan Buffet (Every Sunday)

Sri Lankan Buffet at Baba's Kitchen Thao Dien
Sri Lankan Buffet at Baba’s Kitchen Thao Dien

Every Sunday:

We are delighted to invite you to our new special Sri Lankan Buffet, happening every Sunday afternoon from 12 pm to 2.30 pm at our District 2 Baba’s Kitchen Restaurant.

Our new chef – whom we have flown in direct from Sri Lanka – will be preparing a variety of local favorites such as daal curry, fish cutlets, chicken ishta, Sri Lankan roti, Sambal and more (vegetarian choices available).

All this for just 250,000vnd per person!

Telephone: +84 28 3744 6897

Catering and Tour Groups

Baba's Kitchen Vietnam CateringBaba’s Kitchen can cater any event, from a dinner for four at your house to a two-hundred person corporate gathering, with self-service buffet or waiter service at the table.

We can help you design a menu that meets your requirements for cost and flavor, or you can select from one of our popular set menus. Our manager and staff have extensive experience catering a range of events, and they understand that our job is to worry about the details so you can enjoy the occasion!

For tours groups, download our menu here -> Saigon Tour Group Menu

Email us for more information: info@babaskitchen.vn

MAIN MENU

AUTHENTIC INDIAN
NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN CUISINE
SPICY AND NOT SPICY
VEGETARIAN AND HALAL

Appetizers

Aloo Tikki

Potatoes, peas, and spices are fried to a golden brown, then served with a selection of chutney sauces.
69,000 VND

Chicken 65
Chicken cutlets are marinated in a spicy sauce, then deep fried and served with chutney sides.
120,000 VND

Paneer Chili
Indian cheese fried in a tomato & chili sauce, this is one of our most popular Indo-Chinese dishes.
115,000 VND

Aloo Chana Chat
A tangy mix of chickpeas, potatoes, and spices, this dish is great preparation for a spicy curry.
90,000 VND

Gobi Manchurian
Fried gobi (cauliflower) are simmered in a red chili sauce. This is one of the most famous Indo-Chinese dishes.
109,000 VND


Samosa

Vegetables, spices, and your choice of filling are wrapped in a wheat flour blanket, fried into a delicious package of Indian flavors, then served with chutney sauces.

Chicken 65,000 VND

Mutton 85,000 VND

Vegetable 57,000

Papadam

A crisp thin cracker made from yellow lentil flour imported from India, served with chutney sauces.

Fried Papadam
15,000 VND

Fried Masala Papadam
20,000 VND

Roasted Papadam
15,000 VND

Roasted Masala Papadam
20,000 VND


Pakora

Tasty cuts are dipped in a yellow lentil batter, deep fried, and served with our delicious chutney sauces.

Chicken
99,000 VND

Onion
69,000 VND

Paneer
90,000 VND

Vegetable
75,000 VND

Chicken Noodle
On a sweltering day in Saigon, nothing tastes better than chicken noodle soup.
85,000 VND

Daal Soup
Daal is gently introduced into a mild broth, then heated carefully and served with little pomp.
85,000 VND
 
Hot & Sour Chicken
The Indo-Chinese favorite – well, it’s probably Chinese but people in India eat it, too.
85,000 VND
 
Rasam
The famous South Indian soup! Tomato, chilis, and spices are added to tamarind juice, then cooked and served spicy hot.
75,000 VND
 
Baba’s Special Salad
Peas, beans, carrots, and lettuce – a magical medley of vegetable goodness, accompanied by a pleasant yogurt sauce.
87,000 VND
 
Green Salad
Tomato! Onion! Green Pepper! Cucumber! The band is back, with lettuce in the background doing the leafy vegetable thing.
55,000 VND
 
Mixed Raita
A mix of yogurt and chopped vegetables, raita is an excellent side to any spicy curry.
60,000 VND
 
Tomato & Cucumber Plate

Tomato and cucumber do their own thing, for those not interested in the full salad approach.
55,000 VND

Korma
Your choice of filling is marinated in a yogurt base, then slow cooked until the sauce is thick and tasty. Kormas are typically mild but can be made more spicy.
Chicken 120,000 VND  Mutton 145,000 VND  Prawn 130,000 VND

Vindaloo
Garlic, pepper, chilis, and onions are blended into a fiery sauce. Vindaloos are among the spiciest dishes at Baba’s.
Chicken 125,000 VND  Mutton 150,000 VND

Jalfrazi
Jalfrazi are Indian stir-fry dishes. Green peppers, onions, a handful of green chilis, and your choice of meat are fried in a small amount of sauce, creating a medium-to-hot curry.
Chicken 125,000 VND  Mutton 150,000 VND

Dopiaza
Dopiaza means “two onions,” an apt description for this classic dish, a tomato sauce with small pieces of onion and a hint of cumin. This thick curry is mild-to-medium spicy.
Chicken 125,000 VND  Mutton 150,000 VND

Chettinad
Choice cuts of meat are marinated with peppers, chili powder, lemon juice, and turmeric, then cooked in roasted spices. Chettinads are the spiciest dishes at Baba’s!
Chicken 130,000 VND  Mutton 150,000 VND

Achary
Choice cuts are pan cooked with sweet pickles, giving a thick sauce with a distinct tangy taste.
Chicken 130,000 VND

Masala
Masala means ‘blended spice’, and these dishes include cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and other fragrant, mild flavors. Baba’s begins with a tomato and brown onion base, which makes for a thick curry sauce.
Chicken 130,000 VND  Mutton 150,000 VND  Prawn 145,000 VND  South Indian Fish 145,000 VND

Tikka Masala
Tikka masalas are a mix of tomato, onion, and cashew gravies, a flavorful combination that makes these dishes among the most popular Indian offerings.
Chicken 130,000 VND  Fish 140,000 VND  Prawn 145,000 VND

Butter Chicken
Tender pieces of chicken in a creamy, mild tomato sauce. This is one of the most popular dishes at Baba’s!
135,000 VND

Dragon Chicken
A famous Indo-Chinese dish with chicken, carrot, and capsicum in a tomato chili sauce.
130,000 VND

Chicken Kadhai
Chicken, onions, green peppers, and tomato conspire to form this tasty dry curry.
130,000 VND

Chicken Pepper Fry
Chicken is fried in an onion and pepper mix, forcing it to reveal its most delicious (and dry) secrets.
140,000 VND

Chicken Tikka Bhoona
Chicken finds itself in a thick onion and tomato gravy, with additional spices adding to its flavorful bondage.
135,000 VND

Chicken Chili
Tasty chicken morsels in a sweet & spicy chili sauce make this a favorite Indo-Chinese dish.
130,000 VND

Garlic Chicken
Garlic and chicken battle it out in a dry curry that’s served in the lonely trading posts along the Indo-Chinese border.
130,000 VND

Palaak Chicken
Chicken is tasty and spinach is healthy, so a chicken and spinach dish must be tasty and healthy!
130,000 VND

Hyderabad Chicken Curry
Chicken meets onion in a dry coco- nut sauce. This simple-sounding but unique tasting dish is favored by the sun baked denizens of far away Hyderabad.
130,000 VND

Malabar Chicken Curry
Coconut, chili, onion, and spices give the chicken a spicy kick, and make this a tasty introduction to North Kerala cooking.
135,000 VND

Fish Curries

Goa Fish Curry
The best fish we can find, served in a rich spicy sauce long preferred by the cosmopolitan inhabitants of the busy sea- side town of Goa.
145,000 VND

Kerala Fish Fry
Fresh fish marinated with chili, lemon, and black pepper, this is the authentic taste of Southern India.
150,000 VND


Prawn Curries

Mushroom Prawn Curry
Top quality prawn are served in a delicious and not too spicy mushroom sauce, making a creamy curry that’s a good choice for those seeking a mild dish.
145,000 VND

Prawn Pepper Fry
Market fresh prawn are fried with onions and peppers, yielding a delicious dry curry not typically found outside of South Asia.
145,000 VND

Malabar Fish Curry
Even tastier than its chicken partner! Coconut, chili, onion, and spices give the fish a spicy kick.
145,000 VND

Mango Fish Curry
Onion and mango – who could have imagined that the two of them would combine to create one of the tastiest fish sauces you will ever eat.
145,000 VND

South Indian Fish Curry
For reasons of cooking physics far too complex to describe here, fish dishes are often the spiciest Indian offerings. Fish, spices, onions – all in a creamy sauce, and its even better if you ask for extra spicy!
145,000 VND

Mutton Bhoona
Mutton finds itself in a thick onion and tomato gravy, with additional spices adding to its flavorful captivity.
150,000 VND

Mutton Chili
Mutton morsels in a sweet & spicy chili sauce, this dish proves the possibility of a peaceful coexistence between India and China.
150,000 VND

Mutton Kadhai
Mutton, onions, green peppers, and tomato are drilled until they form the perfect fighting dish, a delicious dry curry that takes no prisoners.
150,000 VND

Mutton Pepper Fry
Mutton is fried with pepper and onions, giving a dish so dangerously delicious that men have died for it. Honest!
155,000 VND

Mutton Roganjosh

A Kashmiri favorite! Mutton is marianated with a mix of coriander, onions, ginger, garlic, chili, and a bunch of other spices, as well. Then it is cooked until the gravy is medium thick and the flavor is incredible.
150,000 VND

Palaak Mutton
Mutton, a favorite of foodies everywhere. And spinach – who can fault spinach? So mutton and spinach? a tasty meal indeed!
150,000 VND

Tandoori, Tikkas, & Kebabs – all are cooked in a tandoor, the traditional clay oven. The tandoor gives food a crisp outer layer while preserving the succulent tastes inside. Our tandoor chef marinates the meat with a mix of **chili, cashew nuts, yogurt, garam masala, and other flavors, then skewers the pieces and cooks them in the tandoor. We can confidently state that our tandoor dishes are the best in town!

Tandoor
Chicken tandoori with bone (full) 380,000 VND
Chicken tandoori with bone (half) 195,000 VND
Mutton Tandoori with bone 130,000 VND

Chicken Chutney Tikka
Meat morsels are marinated in a chutney mix, skewered, and baked in the tandoor until they reveal all of their tasty secrets.
135,000 VND

Hariyali Kebab
Pieces of boneless meat are slathered in a mix of cilantro, mint, and green chilies, then skewered and baked in the tandoor to a perfect crispness.
Chicken 135,000 VND Mutton 155,000

Tikka Kebab
Your choice of meat is marinated in a cashew nut sauce along with chili, mango powder, the exotically named ‘black salt’, and other spices. Then it’s cooked in the tandoor until the head chef declares, “No more!” giving you a deliciously flavorful dish.
Chicken 135,000 VND Fish 140,000 VND

Chicken Reshmi Kebab
Our tandoor chef skewers the chicken, marinates it in a mild yogurt and egg mix, then cooks it in the tandoor until it’s ready for your appreciation.
135,000 VND

Chicken Sashlik
Take some pieces of chicken, onion and green pepper, marinate them in a chili powder mix, then cook in the tandoor until you have a pleasing skewer of mouth- satisfying goodness!
135,000 VND

Fish Garlic Tikka
The tandoor chef marinates fish in a cashew nut sauce with garlic and ginger, then skewers the pieces and cooks them until the taste is so good you may see no reason to eat anything else ever again
145,000 VND

Mutton Sheek Kebab
Ground mutton is expertly shaped into balls which are marinated with chili and ginger garlic, then skewered and cooked in the tandoor.
160,000 VND

Gobi Tandoori
Cauliflower is marinated in tandoori spices, then subjected to the flavor enhancing treatment of the tandoor oven. This is one of the most flavorful vegetarian dishes at Baba’s.
105,000 VND

Vegetable Sashlik
Vegetables are marinated in a chili powder mix, then cooked in the tandoor until the chef declares them ripe for eatin’.
105,000 VND

Aloo Gobi Mattar
Cauliflower, potato, and pea/cooked in a dry onion gravy. A tasty veg treat/you won’t miss the meat/order it with a side of chapati.
99,000 VND

Aloo Jeera
Cumin and potato are cooked in a dry onion gravy, then served to an always appreciative clientele.
99,000 VND

Aloo Palaak
Potato and spinach meet their delicious end in a thick sauce made even thicker by the inclusion of tomato and spices.
99,000 VND

Malai Kofta
Paneer and vegetables are ground to a fine mix, then formed into balls, cooked in a tomato gravy, and delivered atop your plate.
105,000 VND

Navrathana Korma
Vegetables are cooked in a creamy cashew nut sauce, then gently set atop a plate and served to those seeking a mild but still tasty dish.
99,000 VND

Vegetable Chettinad
The usual vegetable suspects are marinated with peppers, chili powder, lemon juice, and turmeric, then cooked in roasted spices. Chettinads are the spiciest dishes at Baba’s!
99,000 VND

Mixed Vegetable Curry
Vegetables in a tomato and onion sauce. Ahh, but what kind of vegetables, you might ask? How about: carrots and beans and peas. And, of course, potatoes. It’s a mild dish that our chefs can spice up…if you dare!
99,000 VND

Vegetable Dopiaza
Dopiaza means “two onions,” an apt description for this classic dish. Small pieces of onion are fried in a tomato sauce with vegetables and a hint of cumin. This thick curry is medium spicy.
99,000 VND

Vegetable Korma
Vegetables are marinated in a yogurt base, then slow cooked until the sauce is thick and tasty. Kormas are typically mild but our chefs can boost the spicy upon request.
99,000 VND

Vegetable Vindaloo
Garlic, pepper, chilis, and onions are blended into a fiery sauce almost too spicy for the meek vegetables forced to swim in it!
99,000 VND

Aloo Channa
Potatoes and chickpeas are simmered in an onion and tomato gravy. This is a typical Punjabi dish.
105,000 VND

Masala means ‘blended spice’, and these dishes include cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and other fragrant, mild flavors.

Baigan Masala
A small baigan (eggplant) is stuffed with a peanut mix and cooked in an onion and tomato sauce.
99,000 VND

Bindi Masala
Okra and onions are politely introduced to each other, then cooked in a masala sauce.
99,000 VND

Chana Masala
Chickpeas are served in a dry, spicy sauce.
105,000 VND

Mushroom Masala
Mushrooms! In a masala sauce!
105,000 VND

Mattar Paneer
Paneer and green peas in a tomato sauce. It sounds simple, but through some sort of nuclear-quantum magic this combination becomes one of the most delicious vegetarian dishes you will ever try.
109,000 VND

Paneer Butter Masala
Pieces of home made paneer are cooked in a creamy tomato and cashew nut sauce, producing one of the tastiest and most popular vegetarian dishes.
105,000 VND

Paneer Jalfrazi
Jalfrazi are Indian stir-fry dishes. Indian cheese, green peppers, onions, and a handful of green chilis are fried in a small amount of sauce, creating a medium-to-hot curry.
109,000 VND

Paneer Kadhai
Indian cheese, onions, and green pepper are joined in a thick tomato gravy, a mix destined to delight even the most jaded vegetarian tongue.
109,000 VND

Palaak Paneer
Indian cheese in a thick sauce, a combination of spinach and tomato and onion. It has to be healthy, right?
109,000 VND

Daal Fry
Lentils are cooked with onion, cumin, and tomato, then served hot. Try it with geera rice!
99,000 VND

Daal Makhini
Black lentils and beans are cooked with garam masala, spices, and cloves, making a creamy dish beloved by several local chefs.
105,000 VND

Daal Palaak
Yellow lentils and spinach – could it be more healthy?
99,000 VND

Daal Tadaka
It’s like a daal fry, except with yellow lentils. And ‘Tadaka’ means the chef cooks it with cumin and dried chili on top.
99,000 VND

South Indian cuisine is among the most healthy and flavorful in India, but few foreigners are familiar with it.

Dosa
The classic south Indian dish! A fried crepe made from rice batter and black lentils, it’s served with a side of sambar (vegetable stew) and chutneys.

Plain Dosa
120,000 VND

Paper Cone Masala
A long cone shaped dosa, filled with potato, fried onions, and spices.
135,000 VND

Masala Dosa
A dosa is stuffed with a delicious mix of potatos, fried onions, and spices. Dosa is number 49 on CNN’s list of the 50 most delicious foods!
135,000 VND

Uthappam
Our chef forms a thick pancake made from rice flour and white lentil. The lentil is imported from India, of course.

Plain 120,000 VND Masala 130,000 VND

Uppumav
Vermicelli and daal meet their old friend ghee – clarified butter, to those not in the know – and are boiled with spices and onions.

Plain 120,000 VND Vegetable 130,000 VND

Puri
Puri are an unleavened bread made from wheat flour. Our chef fashions a small circle, then deep fries it until it puffs up like a golden ball. Puri are often served as part of a snack or light meal, and you really should try a few because they truly are delicious.

Puri (2) 55,000 VND Puri Masala 130,000 VND

Naan

Naan is a round flat bread make from white flour and baked in a tandoor oven. It is the ideal tool for conveying curry from a plate to your mouth.

Plain 40,000 VND
Cheese 70,000 VND
Garlic 55,000 VND
Onion 45,000 VND
Paneer 55,000 VND

Kashmiri
The famous Kashmiri bread, stuffed with dried fruits and baked to a perfect sweetness.
75,000 VND

Kheema
A fat piece of naan stuffed with ground lamb and mild spices.
85,000 VND

Lacha
Three layered bread made from wheat flour.
49,000 VND

Masala
Our much admired naan, stuffed with potato and a dry masala sauce.
55,000 VND

Masalah Kulcha
A finely ground flour is worked into bread, filled with potato, paneer, and a blend of spices, then fried to tasty perfection.
55,000 VND


Chapati

Chapati is a flat, pan-fried wheat bread preferred by South Indians.
35,000 VND


Roti

The famous and healthy Punjabi bread! Wheat flour is shaped by our tandoor chef, then baked in the oven and served warm.
40,000 VND


Parathas

Paratha is a pan-fried Indian flatbread made from whole-wheat dough. Our Vietnamese friends love paratha.

Aloo
Filled with sliced potatos and spices, almost a meal in itself!
70,000 VND

Methi
A wheat flour paratha is filled with ground fenugreek and pan fried.
60,000 VND

Pudina
60,000 VND

Rice

Baba’s serves the finest jasmine rice from Thailand.

Plain
30,000 VND

Chicken fried
99,000 VND

Egg fried
90,000 VND

Geera (cumin)
60,000 VND

Lemon
66,000 VND

Mushroom
70,000 VND

Tomato
70,000 VND

Vegetable Fried
85,000 VND


Biriyani

Jasmine rice and a flavorful sauce are cooked separately, then mixed into alternating layers of contrasting tastes, the lightly spiced rice and the intense sauce.

Chicken
130,000 VND

Mutton
150,000 VND

Prawn
165,000 VND

Vegetable
120,000 VND


Pulao

Our chef cooks rice in a spiced broth of butter and fried onions, then adds anything else you request. Maybe you know this dish as… pilaf!

Plain
49,000 VND

Chana
65,000 VND

Kashmiri
75,000 VND

Peas
65,000 VND

Vegetable
65,000 VND

DRINKS

  • Coca Cola 30,000 VND
  • Diet Coke 32,000 VND
  • Sprite 30,000 VND
  • Fanta 30,000 VND
  • Lipton Tea 30,000 VND
  • Soda Water 25,000 VND
  • Tonic Water 25,000 VND
  • Water (small) 15,000 VND
  • Water (big) 30,000 VND
  • Orange juice 49,000 VND
  • Watermelon juice 49,000 VND
  • Pineapple juice 49,000 VND
  • Banana juice 49,000 VND
  • Mango juice 49,000 VND
  • Mixed Fruit juice 49,000 VND
  • Iced Coffee (Cafe Da) 35,000 VND
  • Iced Coffee with milk (Cafe Sua Da) 40,000 VND
  • Hot Tea 35,000 VND
  • Indian Masala Tea 40,000 VND
  • Mango Lassi 50,000 VND
  • Sweet Lassi 40,000 VND
  • Salt Lassi 40,000 VND
  • Banana Lassi 45,000 VND
  • Masala Lassi 45,000 VND
  • Mixed Fruit Lassi 50,000 VND
  • Sapporo Draft 40,000 VND
  • Sapporo 40,000 VND
  • Saigon 30,000 VND
  • Heineken 40,000 VND
  • Tiger 40,000 VND
  • Gin 80,000 VND
  • Vodka 80,000 VND
  • Johnie Walker Red Label 80,000 VND
  • Johnie Walker Black Label 90,000 VND
  • Jameson 80,000 VND
  • Jim Bean 90,000 VND

 

Robin Deepu, owner of Babas Kitchen, featured in Sketch

Baba's Story

Baba’s Kitchen opened it’s first restaurant on Sept. 2, 2011, in the famous Pham Ngu Lao backpacker area located in Saigon’s District 1. The aim of Baba’s was to provide Vietnam with authentic Indian cuisine. From it’s grand opening, Baba’s has continued to earn the praise of customers.

Since 2015, TripAdvisor has awarded Baba’s Kitchen the Certificate of Excellence. Customers both from Vietnam and around the World always remained satisfied at the high quality of cuisine Baba’s provides.

Welcome to Baba's Kitchen

Baba’s Kitchen is proud to be Saigon’s favorite Indian restaurant, and we are ready to make your meal or catered event a success. In addition to our highly regarded food and service—TripAdvisor ranks Baba’s as one of the top restaurants in Saigon—we also wish to note:

  • excellent location in the heart of Thao Dien;
  • extensive experience hosting and catering meals, parties, and banquets;
  • variety of Indian menu offerings, including mild, vegetarian, and halal for our Muslim guests;
  • set menus with price points for every budget;
  • seating for 144 guests;
  • daily and weekend specials;
  • buffet pricing available on request;
  • halal certified;
 

Baba’s understand that the satisfaction of our customers depends on our performance, and we are committed to exceeding all expectations. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions, I am certain that we can make all of you happy.

I look forward to working with you,

Robin Deepu – Owner of Baba’s Kitchen