amma's south indian restaurant

Sunday: 11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
Monday: 11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 9:45 PM


1518 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Ambur Dum Biryani

  • Ambur Dum Biryani (Specify Vegan)$13.95


  • Poondu Kuzhambu (Specify Vegan)Selected whole peeled garlic and potatoes simmerd in tamarind sauce and house spices.$13.95
  • Ennai Kathrikai Kuzhambu (Specify Vegan)Selected baby eggplant cooked in hot tamarind sauce an amma's specialty.$13.95
  • Dal CurrySmashed yellow lentil with turmeric and cumin.$12.95

Veg Appetizers

  • Appetizers "65" - Gobi (Cauliflower)Popular in Chennai city. Vegetables marinated with ginger, garlic, turmeric, coriander, spices, herbs, dusted with flour and deep fried.$9.95
  • Masala VadaIt's a tea time snack made with skinned split Bengal bean and onions. Crispy and flavorful.$6.95
  • BajjiesVegetables coated with besan flour and asafoetia. Choose potato, plantain or onion.$6.95
  • Medhu VadaIndian fritters made with lentils, whole black pepper, onions and curry leaves.$7.95
  • Spinach Onion PakodaMade with flour, cumin seeds, onion, spinach and curry leaves.$6.95
  • Pavakai PakodaMade with fresh bitter gourd, flour, fennel seeds, turmeric.$7.95
  • Gobi ManchurianCrispy cauliflower with tangy sauce, garlic and herbs.$9.95
  • Mysore BondaMade with rice, lentils, fresh coconut, and spices$6.95
  • Aloo BondaMade with turmeric potatoes, lentils, and onions$6.95
  • Cut MirchiLong pepper fried with flour and spices.$7.95