About Us

Welcome to Shri Dakshin, an Indian fusion restaurant in Cambridge, ON, Canada!

At Shri Dakshin, we take pride in offering wholesome, flavorful and fresh vegetarian food that blends the best of traditional Indian cuisine with innovative fusion creation. Our menu is inspired by age-old South Indian cooking methods that emphasize the use of natural ingredients to promote nutrition and well-being.

We place the highest priority on the quality of our food. So we never use Ajinomoto or any other taste enhancers in our recipies. Instead, our chefs focus on making rich, nutritious dishes that highlight the genuine homely tastes and textures of vegetarian delicacies using a range of herbs and spices.

Dry Starters

  • MIRCHI BAJJI (SW) $4.9

    Perfect deep-fried chilies in chickpea flour and topped with onion, carrot, cilantro, lime juice and served with fresh coconut chutney for a street-style touch.

  • PUNUGULU (SW) $6.9

    Fluffy dosa batter balls, fried and garnished with onion, served with peanut chutney for an authentic South Indian street food experience. Perfect with a cup of chai

  • MYSORE BONDA (SW) $6.9

    Deep-fried snacks made with all-purpose flour, and yogurt served with our finger-licking peanut chutney so light, you won't even realize you finished them.

  • GOBI 65 (SW) $8.8

    Bite sized cauliflower, mixed with spices and curry leaves and deep-fried to perfection. Garnished with lemon and onion slices.


    Golden, soft and aromatic pan-fried cakes made with dosa batter and served with coconut chutney.


    Donut-shaped urad dal batter rings that are soft on the inside and crispy on the outside. Deep-fried to perfection and served hot with chutneys that transport your taste buds to the vibrant streets of South India.

  • SAMBAR VADA (SW) $3.9

    Sambar vada is a culinary masterpiece that balances the crunchy warmth of vada with the spicy tanginess of sambar, creating a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

  • RASAM VADA (SW) $3.5

    An excellent soup and fritter combination snack cooked with urad dal for a crunchy nibble and a blend of spices for a rich rasam (tamarind based rich soup with blend of spices)



    Idlis sautéed with traditional Chettinad spices, curry leaves, ginger, garlic and onions for a dish that truly celebrates the flavors of Chettinad cuisine.

  • PODI IDLY (SW) $7.5

    Twin idlis tossed with spicy lentil powder and garlic, garnished with ghee and served with homemade coconut chutney. A protein-rich snack that will keep you coming back for more!

  • TAWA IDLY (SW) (S) $8.8

    Crispy pan-fried idlies combined with caramelized onions and juicy tomatoes create a delightful and tangy experience.

  • CHILLI IDLY (SW) (S) $8.8

    Crispy fried idlis tossed with bell peppers in a delectable Hakka chili sauce.


    Mushrooms are fried and sautéed with aromatic spices for a mouthwatering street-style snack that will awaken your taste buds.

  • CHILLI PAROTA (SW) (S) $8.8

    Perfect snack for any occasion, flatbread chopped and tossed with onions, green pepper, and a variety of spices.

  • DAHI VADA (SW) $3.9

    Popular street food across India - two vadas dunked in creamy yogurt and topped with mint chutney, tamarind chutney, and cilantro. Melts in your mouth with every bite. (Note: Let us know if you prefer the South Indian style of eating.)

Starter With Twist


    Soft and fluffy Paniyaarams filled with chocolate, The perfect balance of sweet to satisfy your sweet cravings.


  • IDLY SAMBAR (SW) $8.8

    Classic Idly Sambar platter: 3 idlis, 3 chutneys. Enjoy the perfect blend of soft idlis, flavorful sambar, and a variety of chutneys.


    A bite-sized variation of the traditional idlis. These plump and pillowy mini idlis soak up the rich and hearty sambar for a burst of flavor in every bite.

  • THATTE IDLY (SW) $3.9

    Indulge in the unique Karnataka-style Thatte Idly, served with aromatic Coconut Chutney and flavorful Sambar.

  • VEN PONGAL (SW) $7.9

    Experience the ultimate comfort food with our creamy buttery rice and lentils topped with cashews, curry leaves, and earthy spices. Every bite is a warm and flavorful escape.

  • POORI MASALA (SW) $9.9

    Deep fried whole wheat bread served with mashed potato masala and mixed veg South Indian style curry.

  • CHOLA POORI (SW) $9.9

    A delicious fusion of crisp and fluffy pooris with spicy chickpea curry. Enjoy the hot and tangy flavors of cumin, coriander, and garam masala with every bite.

  • VEG KOTHU ROTI (S) $10.5

    This dish features stir-fried shredded layered flat bread with colorful vegetables and aromatic spices, resulting in a hearty and satisfying meal.

  • PAROTA & KURUMA $9.9

    The classic combination of layered flatbread served with aromatic and flavorful kuruma. The perfect blend of textures and tastes that will satisfy your cravings


(1 idly 1 vada 1 plain dosa and dip of your choice)

  • 1 IDLY, 1 VADA (SW) $5.9
  • 2 IDLY, 1 VADA (SW) $7.9
  • 2 VADA, 1 IDLY (SW) $8.8
  • VEN PONGAL, 1 VADA (SW) $8.8
  • MINI TIFFIN COMBO 1 (SW) $13.9

    (1 Mini Masala Dosa, 1 Vada, 6 Mini Idly Sambar, 1 Dessert)

  • MINI TIFFIN COMBO 2 (SW) $13.9

    (1 Onion Uthappam, Ven Pongal, 6 Mini Idly Sambar, 1 Vada, 1 Dessert)

  • KIDS COMBO (SW) $6.9


  • PLAIN DOSA $5.9
  • Ghee Roast Cone $6.9
  • Choco DOSA $5.9
  • Cheese Dosa (SW) $6.5
  • PIZZA Dosa (SW) $7
  • FUN IDLY $4.9
  • Mini Idli With Ghee $4.9


  • Plain Dosa (SW) $8.8

    Golden-brown crepe made from a blend of urad dal and rice, the perfect canvas for a variety of dosa toppings.

  • Masala Dosa (SW) $11.5

    Crispy classic South Indian dosa filled with soft, savory potato masala. Served with mouthwatering chutneys and sambar.

  • Gunpowder Dosa (SW) (S) $10.5

    Addon: onion, ghee, cheese, paneer
    Roasted channa dal, sesame seeds, chilies, cumin, and other spices make up this dry condiment that can be adjusted to your spice level.

  • Gunpowder Masala Dosa (SW) $11.9

    Addon: onion, ghee, cheese, paneer
    A popular South Indian dish with a crispy crepe-like exterior and a spicy potato filling. It's served with a side of chutney and sambar, making it a delicious and satisfying meal.

  • Ghee Roast Cone (SW) $10

    Indulge in our cone-shaped paper-thin dosa, topped with a scoop of ghee, for a delightful treat for your eyes and taste buds.

  • Ghee Roast Masala Dosa (SW) (S) $11.9

    Addon: onion, cheese, paneer
    A classic South Indian dish consisting of a crispy and buttery crepe made with fermented rice and lentil batter. It's filled with a spicy and savory potato filling and served with chutney and sambar.

  • Onion Dosa (SW) $10.9

    Addon: ghee, cheese, paneer
    A classic South Indian dish made with fermented rice and lentil batter, topped with a layer of caramelized onions and cooked until crispy.

  • Onion Masala Dosa (SW) $11.9

    Enjoy a delicious twist on the classic masala dosa with the addition of sautéed onions that provide a subtle sweetness and satisfying crunch.


  • Mysore dosa (SW) $10.9

    Addon: Ghee, onion, cheese, paneer
    Our Mysore dosa is a fiery blend of roasted chilies, garlic, and ginger, inspired by the city's spicy cuisine.

  • Garlic dosa $10.9

    Addon: Ghee, onion, cheese, paneer
    Enjoy our crispy dosa infused with the irresistible flavor of garlic paste. Served with chutney and sambar, it's a must-try for garlic lovers.

  • Butter garlic dosa $11.9

    Addon: Onion, cheese, paneer
    A heavenly blend of butter, garlic paste and crispy dosa, served with chutney and sambar for a truly satisfying experience.

  • Garlic Masala Dosa $12.9

    Addon: Ghee, onions, cheese, paneer
    Potato masala and garlic paste-filled dosa for a warm and fragrant taste.

  • Mysore masala dosa (sw) $12.5

    Addon: Ghee, onions, cheese, paneer
    featuring a perfectly crisp dosa generously filled with a spicy and flavorful potato masala. Served with coconut chutney and sambar

  • Chettinad Dosa $12.9

    Addon: Onions, butter, cheese, paneer
    Spice-blend dosa captures your heart and soul with every bite, featuring fennel seeds, cumin, and coriander.

  • Madurai Malli thalai dosa $10.9

    Addon: Onions, ghee, cheese, paneer
    Experience the exquisite flavors of our dosa, enhanced with a fragrant blend of flesh coriander, mint, ginger, and spices.

  • Madurai Malli thalai masala $12.5

    Addon: Onions, ghee, cheese, paneer
    South Indian crepe made with rice and lentil batter, stuffed with spiced potato filling and flavored with a paste made from coriander, mint, ginger, and other spices.


  • Chocolate Dosa $11

    Got a sweet tooth? indulge in our tempting and delicious chocolate dosa.

  • Cheese Burst Dosa (sw) $14.5

    A cheesy twist bursting with creamy cheese and bell peppers in every bite.

  • Masalendar Paneer Dosa $13.5

    Addon: Onions, cheese
    Experience a daring blend of spices in our mouthwatering paneer-topped dosa.

  • Jini Dosa $15.5

    Mumbai-style dosa with sautéed and flavoured onion tomato, grated paneer & cheese topping.

  • Schezuan Dosa (sw) $11

    Addon: Cheese, paneer
    Experience a fusion of Indian and Chinese cuisine with schezwan paste-smeared dosa.

  • Pizza Dosa (SW) $14.5

    A fusion dish that combines the classic South Indian dosa with the famous Italian pizza. It is made by topping the crispy dosa with pizza sauce, cheese, and various toppings such as vegetables and herbs.

  • Pav Bhaji Dosa $12.9

    Addon: Onions, cheese, paneer
    Iconic Indian street style veg bhaji stuffed in the dosas which makes it soft and filling to our appetite.

  • Chilli Paneer Dosa $13.5

    Addon: Cheese
    It features a crispy dosa filled with spicy and tangy Hakka chilli sauce, topped with grated paneer.

  • Palak Paneer Dosa $13.5

    Addon: Cheese
    Palak paneer (spinach curry) - The iconic north Indian curry is smeared on crispy dosa and topped with grated cottage cheese.

  • Springroll Dosa (sw) $13

    Addon: Cheese, Paneer
    A fusion of Chinese and South Indian cuisine. Crispy dosa filled with fresh vegetables and spicy special spring roll sauce.


  • Rava dosa (SW) $12.5

    A famous South Indian crepe made with a batter of semolina, rice flour, ginger, black pepper, cumin seeds and all-purpose flour. The batter is seasoned with a mixture of spices and herbs, then poured onto a hot griddle and cooked until crispy.

  • Onion Rava Dosa $13
  • Rava Masala Dosa $14.5
  • Onion Rava Masala Dosa $15.5


  • Onion uthappam $11.5

    This South Indian dish is made with a thick and soft blend of rice and lentils, topped with savory onions. It's a satisfying treat that can't be beaten.

  • Onion chili uthappam $12.5

    Burst of flavors in your mouth. Onion and chilies on Uttapam, a perfect South delight.

  • Tomato onion uthappam (sw) $12.5

    Pancakes topped with juicy tomatoes and savory onions add an extra layer of taste and texture.

  • Gunpowder Uthappam (sw) $11

    Addon: Onions, ghee, paneer, cheese
    Experience a burst of flavor with our Gunpowder Uttapam - soft and fluffy uttapam with a perfect spicy kick from the sprinkling of gunpowder spice on top

  • Mixed Veg Uthappam (sw) $12.5

    Addon: Gunpowder, ghee, cheese, paneer
    Experience the vibrant flavors of South India with our vegetable-packed Uttapam masterpiece.

  • Pizza Uthappam(sw) $14.5

    South Indian and Italian fusion come together in this dish featuring an uttapam base topped with classic pizza toppings, tomato sauce, and melted cheese.

  • Chettinad Kari uthappam $13.5

    Addon: Cheese, paneer
    Indulge in the rich flavors of Chettinad cuisine with our savory Uthappam topped with flavorful Chettinad-style spiced soya chunks.


(Available during weekends)

  • Veg Pulao $10.9

    (Available Every Day)
    Veg pulao is a feast for the senses, with colorful and nutrient-dense veggies piled atop long-grain rice infused with fragrant saffron, cardamom, and bay leaves.

  • Lemon Rice (SW) $7.9

    Lemon Rice is a fluffy and flavorful dish made with aromatic rice, mustard seeds, lemon juice, and curry leaves.

  • Puliyodharai (SW) $7.9

    Tamarind rice is a tangy and savory South Indian meal made by combining rice with a blend of spices and tamarind pulp.

  • Sambar Rice (SW) $7.9

    Enjoy a hearty lentil stew served with fragrant rice and flavorful sambar, a warm and cozy combination of spices, tamarind, and veggies.

  • Curd Rice (SW) $7.9

    An ideal dish for any occasion, this South Indian delicacy is a creamy blend of rice and tangy curd, seasoned with aromatic spices and tempered with crunchy nuts and herbs.

  • Andhra Meals $15.9

    Andhra meals are renowned for bold flavours, using fiery spices, tangy tamarind, and aromatic herbs to create a distinct taste profile. They include an array of dishes, such as classic sambar and rasam, tangy pickles and chutneys. Each dish is carefully crafted for a satisfying culinary adventure.

  • Mini Meals $13.5

    Experience a medley of tastes with our mini meals including rice, chapati, veg curry, sauteed veggies, sambar, rasam, yogurt, pickle, and a delightful dessert. A balanced and flavorful dining option.


  • Sweetcorn soup $4.9

    A classic Chinese dish made with sweet corn kernels and a creamy soup base. It's a comforting and hearty soup that's perfect as a starter or a light meal.

  • Hot & Sour Soup $4.9

    A tangy and spicy soup made with a combination of vegetables, mushrooms, and tofu in a savory broth with a kick of heat. A delicious and satisfying appetizer or meal option.


  • Mushroom pepper fry $7.9

    Savor the explosion of flavors in this spicy stir-fried mushroom dish, perfectly coated in aromatic spices and black pepper, creating a succulent texture and mouth-watering experience with every bite.

  • Chilli Paneer $13.5

    Golden-brown cubes of paneer (Indian cottage cheese) are stir-fried with a zesty blend of spices, onions, and bell peppers, infused with a spicy chili sauce for a sour and fiery kick.

  • Gobi Manchurian (sw) $11.5

    Golden-fried cauliflower florets are stir-fried with colorful bell peppers, onions, and a zesty blend of spices, creating a delicious mix of textures and flavors.


  • Veg $9.9

    Our Veg Fried Rice/Noodles are a mouth-watering blend of colorful vegetables and fluffy rice/noodles, stir-fried to perfection with aromatic herbs and spices.

  • Paneer (sw) $11.5

    Featuring fragrant and flavorful fried rice or noodles mixed with chunks of succulent paneer (Indian cottage cheese), vegetables, and spices, creating a delicious and satisfying vegetarian dish.

  • Mushroom (sw) $10.5

    A delicious fusion dish made with stir-fried mushrooms, veggies, and rice/noodles, seasoned with soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and other spices.

  • Mixed Veg (sw) $12

    A flavorful dish made with a combination of colorful vegetables, stir-fried with aromatic spices cooked with rice/noodles. Perfectly balanced in taste, this dish is a wholesome meal that is healthy and delicious.


  • Kesari $3.9

    Golden and fragrant with saffron, this sweet Indian dessert combines vermicelli, milk, sugar, and ghee. Often garnished with nuts and raisins, it's a beautiful and delicious treat.

  • Rasmalai $3.9

    Rasmalai is a delicious dessert that's perfect for any occasion. Softballs soaked in sweet, creamy milk mixture with saffron and cardamom, infusing rich and aromatic flavors.

  • Gulab Jamun $3.9

    Golden orbs of Gulab Jamun are soaked in syrup infused with rose water, saffron, and cardamom, giving them a divine perfume and sweet taste. Each bite offers a melt-in-your-mouth texture with a delectable combination of warm, sweet syrup.

  • Sweet of the day $3.9

    Our chef’s special dessert that steals the spotlight for the day.


  • Madras Coffee $2.5

    A robust and flavorful beverage made by blending dark-roasted coffee beans and chicory. It is then mixed with frothed milk to create a fragrant and potent concoction.

  • Cutting tea $2

    Indulge in our aromatic Cutting Tea with the essence of green cardamom, a revitalizing blend that awakens your senses.

  • Masala tea $2.5

    Made with a perfect blend of spices and tea leaves. Savor the warm and comforting flavors of our special Masala powder, creating a delightful beverage that will awaken your senses.

  • Lassi $4.9

    Addon: Mango, Sweet, Salt
    Lassi is a refreshing and sweet beverage that complements any meal or quenches thirst on hot days. Its smooth and creamy texture complements the tangy and energizing flavours.

  • Rose milk $4.9

    The rose syrup gives the milk a vivid pink color and flavours of sugar and rose petals, quenching our thirst for a chill light drink.

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SW - Swaminarayan | S - Spice