Khyber Pass Indian Restaurant Downtown Chicago Menu
Lunch buffet available. Full beer and wine bar.
Samosa 4.95 Deep fried golden crisp flour patties with delicately spiced potatoes and green peas.
Vegetable Pakora 5.95 Vegetable fritters dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried.
Aaloo Tikki 4.95 Patties made of potatoes with little red chillis.
Aaloo Chole 5.95 Garbanzo beans, potatoes, onion, tomatoes in delicately spiced yogurt sauce (served cold)
Cheese Pakora 5.95 Thin strips of homemade cheese, lightly stuffed with spices, dipped in garbanzo bean batter and fried.
Bhel 6.95 Puffed rice, mixed with potatoes, onions and specially prepared sauces and garnished with fresh coriander.
Chicken Pakora 6.95 Tenderloin pieces of marinated chicken dipped in gram flour and fried.
Chicken Kabob 6.95 Pieces of chicken, tomatoes, onion, bell peppers, marinated in vinegar, spices and dry methi leaves, charbroiled.
Ghost Kabob 6.95 Tenderloin pieces of lamb with vegetables marinated in vinegar and herbs, charbroiled.
Assorted Vegetable Snacks 9.95 A full platter of different vegetable appetizers. Serves 2-3 people.
Assorted Khyber Snacks 10.95 A platter filled from vegetarian and non vegetarian selections. Serves 2-3 people.
Samosa Chat 6.95 Vegetarian samosa with yogurt, tomatoes and garbanzo beans (a truly street food).
Mulligatawny Soup Cup 2.95 Bowl 3.95 A vegetarian soup cooked with herbs and spices.
Mughlai Ghost Soup Cup 3.95 Bowl 4.95 Non-vegetarian soup cooked with herbs, lamb and spices in Mughlai style.
Green Salad 5.95 Fresh cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes served on a bed of lettuce with yogurt sauce.
Katchumber 6.95 Indian salad made of chopped vegetable garnished with dry mango spices, served with yogurt sauce.
Grilled Chicken Salad 7.95 Salad mixed with pieces of grilled chicken and eggs, served with yogurt sauce.
Samundri Khazana (Seafood Specialities)Served with Rice
Fish Makhni 16.95 Roasted pieces of fi sh cooked in a creamy tomato sauce.
Fish Tikka 17.95 Chunks of salmon marinated in ajwen (special seeds) and spices, then roasted in the tandoori oven.
Bengali Fish Curry 16.95 Fried pieces cooked in yogurt and onion sauce and mildly spiced.
Goan Fish Curry 16.95 Seasonal fish pieces cooked with potatoes in a spicy coconut sauce.
Prawns Tikka Masala 19.95 Jumbo prawns marinated in yogurt and spices, grilled then cooked in tomato and creamy sauce.
Tandoori Prawns 17.95 King size shrimp marinated in yogurt and spices with ajwen (special seeds), then roasted in the tandoori oven.
Shrimp Vindaloo 16.95 Shrimp cooked with potatoes in a spicy vinegar sauce.
Shrimp Saag 16.95 Shrimp cooked with spinach, onions and tomatoes.
Bhuna Shrimp 16.95 Shrimp cooked with tomatoes, onions and dry methi leaves in a thick, delicately spiced sauce.
Ghosht Ke Pakwan (Lamb Specialities)Served with Rice
Lamb Tikka Masala 14.95 Boneless pieces of lamb cooked in a creamy tomato sauce.
Rogan Josh 13.95 Cubes of lamb cooked in a mildly spiced gravy.
Lamb Vindaloo 14.95 Tender lamb cooked with potatoes in a spicy vinegar sauce.
Bhuna Gosht 14.95 Cubes of lamb cooked in a lightly spiced thick gravy with onions, tomatoes and green peppers.
Saag Gosht 14.95 Lamb cooked with spinach, ginger, onions and tomatoes.
Keema Mutter 14.50 Minced lamb cooked with ginger, garlic, onions and spices.
Dal Gosht 14.95 Bonesless pieces of lamb cooked with lentils and ginger.
Gosht Jalfrazi 14.95 Tender pieces of lamb marinated in special herbs then cooked with fresh vegetables.
Achari Gosht 14.95 Boneless lamb cooked with onions, tomatoes, mix pickles (mango, carrots, lemons, peas, etc).
Lamb Curry 12.95 Tender pieces of lamb in a mild onion base curry sauce.
Lamb Pasanda 14.95 Tender pieces of lamb cooked in onions and yogurt sauce, garnished with nuts.
Frontier Gosht 14.95 Thin strips of lambs marinated in yogurt, and then steamed with bell peppers and onions.
Ginger Gosht 14.95 Tender pieces of lamb and ginger steamed with herbs and bell peppers.
Murgi Ke Pakwan (Chicken Specialities)Served with Rice
Chicken Jalfrazi 13.95 Tender pieces of chicken marinated in special herbs, then cooked with fresh vegetables (medium spiced sauce)
Chicken Makni 13.95 Bonesless pieces of roasted chicken, cooked with ginger and garlic in a creamy tomato sauce.
Chicken Saag 13.95 Boneless chicken cooked with spinach and spices.
Chicken Vindaloo 13.95 Bonesless pieces of chicken breast cooked with potatoes in a spicy vinegar sauce.
Badami Chicken 13.95 Chicken simmered in a mild almond sauce, Moghul style.
Chicken Tikka Masala 14.95 Bonesless pieces of grilled chicken breast cooked in a creamy sauce.
Frontier Chicken 13.50 Thin strips of boneless chicken marinated in yogurt and steamed with onions, bell peppers and tomatoes.
Chicken Curry 12.95 Bonessless pieces of chicken breast cooked in an onion base curry sauce.
Achari Chicken 9.95 Boneless chicken cooked with mild pickles (mango, lemon, carrots, peas, etc.)
Murg Chole 12.95 Boneless pieces of chicken cooked with garbanzo beans.
Ginger Chicken 13.50 Boneless pieces of chicken with ginger steamed in a pot with herbs and bell peppers.
Tandoori PakwansServed with Rice
An ancient method of cooking meats and baking breads. Food is marinated in a delightful, delicately spiced yogurt sauce and cooked in a clay oven (tandoor) over charcoal. This process develops an extremely seductive taste. Very lean and tender. Arrives at your table sizzling.
Tandoori Chicken Full 16.95 Half 12.95 Chicken marinated in yogurt, ginger and garlic overnight, then roasted in the tandoori oven.
Chicken Tikka 13.95 Boneless pieces of chicken breast marinated in yogurt with herbs and spices then roasted in the tandoori oven.
Reshmi Kabob 13.95 Minced chicken mixed with garlic and ginger, and then roasted in the tandoor.
Seikh Kabob 13.95 Minced lamb blended with herbs and spices then roasted in the tandoor.
Ran-E-Khyber 59.95 Whole leg of baby lamb marinated in yogurt and vinegar, with garlic and Indian spices, then roasted in the tandoori oven and sprinkled with masala. Serves 4-5 people. Please allow 45 minutes.
Bakra-E-Khyber 275.00 Whole baby lamb marinated in yogurt, ginger and garlic with exotic spices overnight then roasted in the tandoori oven. Serves 15-20 people. 48 hour advance notice required.
Gosht Tikka 14.95 Cubes of lamb marinated in yogurt, ginger and garlic overnight, and then roasted in the tandoori oven.
Tandoori Sabzi 13.95 Fresh vegetables mixed with spices roasted in the tandoori oven.
Chef’s Special Dinners
These combination dinners are served with soup, rice and bread
Akbari Dinner25.95Tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, seikh kabob, gosht tikka, chicken makhni or rogan josh, vegetable or dal and badami kheer.
Tandoori Mixed Grill 22.95Tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, seikh kabob, gosht tikka and reshmi kabob, served with raita and badami kheer.
Vegetarian Thali 22.95 A selection of the chef’s special vegetables with dal, raita, and badami kheer.
Chawal ke Pakwan (Rice Specialities)
Khyber Pass Biryani16.95 Saffron rice cooked with shrimp, chicken and lamb then steamed until tender and fluffy.
Gosht Biryani14.95 Saffron rice cooked with succulent pieces of lamb, a variety of exotic spices and cashews.
Shirmp Biryani13.95 Rice cooked with shrimp, cheese and eggs with herbs and spices.
Chicken Biryani14.95 Pieces of the chicken cooked with saffron rice in mughlai style with nuts.
Fish Palau 14.95 Seasonal fish cooked with rice which has been prepared with cloves and cinnamon, then steamed with saffron.
Vegetable Biryani 13.95 Rice cooked with vegetable.
Peas Palau 4.95 Fried rice cooked with saffron, cumin seeds and green peas.
Plain rice 3.95 Basmati rice with cumin seeds or boiled rice.
Subzis (Vegetarian Specialities)Served with Rice
Aaloo Gobi 11.95 Potatoes and cauliflower cooked with cumin seeds and spices.
Dum Aaloo 11.95 Potatoes cooked in onions and yogurt sauce with dry methi leaves.
Bengan Bhurta12.95 Mashed grilled eggplant cooked with onions and greens peas.
Vegetable Jalfrazi 11.95 Fresh seasonal vegetables cooked with cheese in a delicately spiced sauce.
Mutter Paneer11.95 Green peas and cottage cheese cooked punjabi style.
Malai Kofta 11.95 Potatoes and cheese balls cooked in a mild sauce.
Channa Masala11.95 Grabanzo beans cooked with potatoes and onions.
Paneer Makhni11.95 Home made cottage cheese cooked in a creamy tomato sauce.
Bhuna Paneer 11.95 Cottage cheese cooked with onions, tomatoes, and garlic.
Saag Paneer11.95 Spinach cooked with onions, tomatoes and homemade cheese.
Saag Aaloo 11.95 Spinach cooked with onions, tomatoes, and potatoes.
Dal Makhni 11.95 Four different lentils cooked with garlic, ginger and cream.
Aaloo Mutter 11.95 Green peas cooked with potatoes in tomato, onion gravy with a touch of cream.
Bhindi Masala 12.95 Okra cooked with onions and tomatoes.
Tarka Dal11.95 Lentils sautéed with fresh garlic (truly home style).
Aaloo Mutter Mushroom11.95 Potatoes, green peas, mushrooms cooked in a mild tomato creamy sauce.
Nan 2.50 Leavened bread of fine flour, baked in the tandoori oven.
Roti 2.50 Bread made with whole wheat flour, baked in the tandoori oven.
Peshawari Nan 2.95 A light bread with poppy seeds, baked in the tandoori oven.
Poori 2.50 A puffy bread made of whole wheat flour, then deep fried.
Paratha 3.50 Butter rich whole wheat bread, made in the tandoori oven.
Methi Paratha 3.50 Butter rich whole wheat bread, prepared with methi leaves and mint.
Aaloo Paratha 3.95 Whole wheat flour bread, stuffed with potatoes prepared in the tandoori oven.
Garlic Kulcha 3.50 Fine flour bread stuffed with garlic and sesame seeds.
Onion Kulcha 3.50 A fine flour bread stuffed with onions, dry mango spices
Paneer Kulcha 3.50 A fine flour bread stuffed with cheese, raisins and fennel seeds.
Keema Nan 5.95 Bread of fine flour stuffed with minced lamb and prepared in the tandoori oven.
Khyber Nan 6.95 Fine flour bread stuffed with onions, cheese, and potatoes, topped with poppy and sesame seeds and baked in the tandoori oven.
Bread Basket for Two 5.50 A selection of different breads Bread Basket for Four 7.95 A large selection of different breads
Bhatura 3.50 Deep fried, fine flour bread Saath
Litjiye (Side Order)
Raita 3.95 A yogurt and creamy sauce, toasted cumin seeds, with your choice of potatoes, onions, tomatoes, or cucumbers.
Khyber Raita 5.95 A yogurt and creamy sauce mixed with vegetables and poppy seeds.
Bhurji 12.95 Rice cooked with eggs and tomatoes. Serves 2 people.
Egg Curry11.95 A delicately mild sauce with boiled potatoes and eggs.
Tikka Masala Sauce 4.95
Mango Chutney 2.95
Badami Kheer 3.95 A dessert made of special rice and carrots, simmered until tender in milk and raisins. Served chilled and garnished with almonds.
Ras Malai 4.95 2 patties of fresh home made cottage cheese in condensed (thickened milk). Served cold.
Gulab Jaman 4.95 Two pieces of dough made with milk and cheese dipped in sugar and honey syrup and served hot.
Kulfi 4.95 Traditional Indian style ice cream made with saffron and nuts.
Mango Kulfi 4.95 Traditional Indian style ice cream made with mango and nuts.
Plate of Mix Sweets 7.95 Traditional Indian sweets. Serves 3 guests.
Darjeeling Tea 2.50 Tea grown in the foothills of the Himalayas
Masala Tea 2.95 Tea boiled with milk, cardamom pods and cinnamon. Very aromatic.
Gulabi Tea 2.95 A tea simmered with a perfect blend of cloves, cardamom, herbs, and special tea leaves only grown in Kashmir. Believed to have special digestive properties.
Qahwa 2.95 Peshawari style green tea. Healthy and soothing.
Herbal Tea (decaffeinated) 2.50
Lassi 3.95 A refreshing Punjabi yogurt drink, served sweet or salty as desired.
Mango Lassi 3.95
Milk Shakes 3.95
Rose Milk 3.50
Juice 2.95 Mango, Orange
Iced Tea 1.95
Soda Pop 1.95 Coke, Orange, Sprite, Root Beer