Chicago Menu

CHICAGO MENU

V IS FOR VEGAN. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE ASK IF YOUR MEAL MAY BE MADE VEGAN.

Shuruwaat (Appetizers)

  • Samosa (3)

    Deep fried golden crisp flour patties with delicately spiced potatoes and green peas.

    $4.00
  • Vegetable Pakora

    Vegetable fritters dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried.

    $5.00
  • Aaloo Tikki

    Patties made of potatoes with little red chillies.

    $4.00
  • Aaloo Chole

    Garbanzo beans, potatoes, onions, tomatoes in a delicately spiced yogurt sauce. (served cold)

    $5.00
  • Cheese Pakora

    Thin strips of home made cheese, lightly stuffed with spices, dipped in garbanzo beans batter and fried.

    $5.00
  • Samosa Chat

    Vegetable samosa with yogurt, tomatoes and garbanzo beans (A truly street food).

    $6.00
  • Keema Samosa (3)

    Deep fried golden crisp flour patties stuffed with ground lamb and spices.

    $6.00
  • Shrimp Masala

    Lightly saute´ed shrimp with methi leaves served on bed of lettuce.

    $9.95
  • Papadum (V)

    Thin layered lentil waffers with cumin seeds.

    $3.00
  • Chicken Pakora

    Tenderloin pieces of marinated chicken dipped in gram flour and fried.

    $6.00

Shorbas (Soups)

  • Mulligatawny Soup

    A vegan soup cooked with herbs and spices.

    Cup $3.00 Bowl $4.00
  • Mughlai Gosht Soup

    Non-vegetarian soup with lamb, herbs and spices in Mughlai style.

    Cup $4.00 Bowl $5.00

Salads

Served with yogurt sauce.

  • Green Salad

    Fresh cucumbers, onions and tomatoes served on a bed of lettuce.

    $5.00
  • Katchumber Salad

    Indian salad of chopped vegetables garnished with dry mango spices.

    $6.00
  • Chicken Salad

    Green salad served with grilled chicken.

    $7.00

Samundri Khazana (Seafood Specialities)

Served with Basmati rice.

  • Prawns Tikkia Masala

    Prawns marinated with yogurt and spices grilled and then cooked in tomato and creamy sauce.

    $16.00
  • Tandoori Prawns

    Jumbo prawns marinated in yogurt and spices ajwan (special seeds), then roasted in the tandoori oven served with vegetables..

    $14.00
  • Fish Tikka

    Chunks of salmon marinated with ajwan (special seeds) and spices, then roasted in the tandoori oven served with vegetables

    $14.00
  • Fish Mukhni

    Roasted pieces of seasonal fish cooked in a creamy tomato sauce.

    $14.00
  • Bengali Fish Curry

    Seasonal fish pieces cooked in yogurt and onion sauce.

    $14.00
  • Goan Fish Curry

    Seasonal fish pieces cooked with potatoes in a spicy coconut sauce.

    $14.00
  • Shrimp Vindaloo

    Shrimp cooked with potatoes in a spicy vinegar sauce.

    $14.00
  • Shrimp Saag

    Shrimp cooked with spinach onions and tomatoes

    $14.00
  • Bhuna Shrimp

    Shrimp cooked with tomatoes, onions and dry methi leaves in a thick, delicately spiced sauce.

    $14.00

Ghosht Ke Pakwan (Lamb Specialities)

Served with Basmati rice.

  • Lamb Tikka Masala

    Boneless pieces of lamb cooked in a creamy tomato sauce.

    $12.00
  • Lamb Vindaloo

    Tender lamb cooked with potatoes in a spicy vinegar sauce.

    $12.00
  • KARAHI GOSHT

    Cubes of lamb cooked in lightly spiced thick gravy with onions, tomatoes, and green peppers.

    $12.00
  • SAAG GOSHT

    Lamb cooked with spinach, onions, ginger and tomatoes.

    $12.00
  • DAL GOSHT

    Boneless pieces of lamb cooked with lentils and ginger.

    $12.00
  • GOSHT JALFRAZI

    Tender pieces of lamb marinated in special herbs, then cooked with fresh vegetables.

    $12.00
  • LAMB CURRY

    Tender pieces of lamb cooked in a mild onion base curry sauce.

    $12.00
  • LAMB PASANDA

    Tender pieces of lamb cooked in onions and yogurt sauce, garnished with nuts.

    $12.00
  • GINGER GOSHT

    Tender pieces of lamb cooked with fresh ginger and herbs.

    $12.00

Murgi Ke Pakwan (Chicken Specialities)

Served with Basmati rice.

  • BUTTER CHICKEN

    Boneless pieces of roasted chicken cooked with ginger and garlic in a creamy tomato sauce.

    $11.00
  • CHICKEN JALFRAZI

    Tender pieces of chicken breast marinated in special herbs, then cooked with fresh vegetables.

    $11.00
  • CHICKEN SAAG

    Boneless chicken breast cooked with spinach, onions, ginger and tomatoes.

    $11.00
  • CHICKEN VINDALOO

    Bonless pieces of chicken breast cooked with potatoes in a spicy vinegar sauce.

    $11.00
  • BADAMI CHICKEN

    Chicken breast simmered in a mild almond sauce, Mughal style.

    $11.00
  • CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA

    Boneless pieces of grilled chicken breast cooked in a creamy tomato sauce.

    $11.00
  • CHICKEN CURRY

    Boneless pieces of chicken breast cooked in mild onion base curry sauce.

    $11.00
  • ACHARI CHICKEN

    Boneless chicken breast cooked with mixed pickle (mangoes, lemons, carrots, peas, etc.) onions and tomatoes

    $11.00
  • MURG CHOLE

    Boneless pieces of chicken breast cooked with garbanzo beans.

    $11.00
  • GINGER CHICKEN

    Boneless pieces of chicken breast, cooked with ginger and herbs.

    $11.00

Tandoori Pakwans

(An ancient method of cooking meats and baking breads. Meat is marinated in a delight- ful, delicately spiced yogurt sauce and cooked in a clay oven (tandoor) This process develops an extremely delicious taste. Very lean and tender. Arrives at your table served with vegetables and rice)

  • TANDOORI CHICKEN

    Chicken marinated in yogurt ginger and garlic overnight, roasted in tandoori oven.

    $13.00
  • CHICKEN TIKKA

    Boneless pieces of chicken breast marinated in yogurt with herbs and spices roasted in tandoori oven.

    $13.00
  • RESHMI KABOB (3 PCs)

    Minced chicken mixed with garlic and ginger roasted in tandoori oven

    $13.00
  • SEIKH KABOB (3 PCs)

    Minced lamb blended with herbs and spices roasted in tandoori oven.

    $14.00
  • GOSHT TIKKA

    Cubes of lamb marinated in yogurt ginger and garlic overnight, roasted in tandoori oven.

    $14.00
  • TANDOORI SABZI

    Fresh vegetables mixed with spices roasted in the tandoori oven.

    $12.00

DINE IN ONLY

Chef’s Special Dinners

These combination dinners are served with soup, rice & bread

  • AKBARI DINNER

    Tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, seekh kabob, gosht tikka, chicken makhni, vegetable or daal.

    $20.00
  • Tandoori Mixed Grill

    Tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, seekh kabob, gosht tikka and reshmi kabob served with raita.

    $18.00
  • VEGETARIAN THALI

    A selection of the chef's special vegetables with daal, raita.

    $18.00

Tawa Special

Served with rice. Cooked with chopped onions, tomatoes, green pepper, jalapeno, fresh ginger.

  • FRONTIER CHICKEN

    $12.00
  • FRONTIER LAMB

    $13.00
  • FRONTIER VEGETABLE

    $12.00
  • FRONTIER RICE w/ CHICKEN or VEG

    $12.00

Chawal ke Pakwan (Rice Specialities)

Biryanis come with Raita

  • KHYBER PASS BIRYANI

    Saffron rice cooked with shrimp, chicken and lamb, then steamed until tender and fluffy.

    $16.00
  • GOSHT BIRYANI

    Saffron rice cooked with succulent pieces of lamb, and a variety of exotic spices.

    $13.00
  • SHRIMP BIRYANI

    Rice cooked with shrimp, herbs and spices.

    $13.00
  • CHICKEN BIRYANI

    Pieces of chicken cooked with saffron rice in Mughlai style with nuts.

    $12.00
  • FISH PALAU

    Seasonal fish cooked with rice prepared with cloves and cinnamon, then steamed.

    $13.00
  • VEGETABLE BIRYANI (V)

    Rice cooked with vegetables.

    $11.00
  • PEAS PALAU (V)

    Rice cooked with saffron, cumin seeds and green peas.

    $4.00
  • PLAIN RICE (V)

    Basmati rice with cumin seeds or boiled rice (please mention).

    $3.00
  • BROWN RICE (V)

    Basmati rice with cumin seeds or boiled rice (please mention).

    $4.00
  • SMALL PLATE OF RICE (V)

    Basmati rice with cumin seeds or boiled rice (please mention).

    $1.50
  • SUBSTITUTE w/ BROWN RICE (V)

    $1.00 EXTRA

Subzis (Vegetarian Specialities with Rice)

Lots of Vegan Entrees.

  • AALOO GOBI (V)

    Potatoes and cauliflower cooked with cumin seeds and spices.

    $11.00
  • JAIPURI AALOO (V)

    Potatoes cooked in onion and sauce with dry methi leaves.

    $11.00
  • BENGAN BHURTHA (V?)

    Mashed grilled eggplant cooked with onions and green peas.

    $11.00
  • VEGETABLE JALFRAZI (V)

    Fresh seasonal vegetables cooked with cheese in a delicately spiced sauce.

    $11.00
  • MUTTER PANEER

    Green peas and cottage cheese cooked Punjabi style.

    $11.00
  • MALAI KOFTA

    Potatoes and cheese balls cooked in mild sauce.

    $11.00
  • CHANNA MASALA (V)

    Garbanzo beans cooked with potatoes and onions.

    $11.00
  • PANEER MUKHNI

    Home made cottage cheese cooked in a creamy tomato sauce.

    $11.00
  • BHUNA PANEER

    Cottage cheese cooked with onions, tomatoes and garlic.

    $11.00
  • SAAG PANEER

    Spinach cooked with onions, tomatoes and homemade cottage cheese.

    $11.00
  • SAAG AALOO (V)

    Spinach cooked with onions, tomatoes and potatoes.

    $11.00
  • DAL MUKHNI (V?)

    Four types of lentils cooked with ginger, garlic and cream.

    $11.00
  • AALOO MUTTER

    Green peas cooked with potatoes in tomatoes, onions gravy with a touch of cream

    $11.00
  • TOFFU MASALA (V)

    Potatoes, green peas, mushrooms cooked in a mild tomato creamy sauce.

    $11.00
  • MUSHROOM MASALA

    Grilled Mushroom cooked in tomatoes creamy sauce

    $11.00

Naan (Bread)

  • NAAN

    Leavened bread of fine flour, baked in tandoori oven.

    $2.00
  • ROTI

    Bread made with whole wheat flour, baked in tandoori oven.

    $2.00
  • POORI (2)

    Puffy bread made of whole wheat flour then deep fried.

    $3.50
  • PARATHA

    Butter rich whole wheat bread, made in the tandoori oven.

    $2.50
  • AALOO PARATHA

    Whole wheat flour bread, stuffed with potatoes prepared in the tandoori oven.

    $2.50
  • GARLIC KULCHA

    Fine flour bread stuffed with garlic and sesame seeds.

    $2.50
  • ONION KULCHA

    Fine flour bread stuffed with onions and dry mango spices.

    $2.50
  • PANEER KULCHA

    A fine flour bread stuffed with cottage cheese raisins and fennel seeds.

    $2.50
  • KEEMA NAN

    Fine flour stuffed with minced lamb and prepared in the tandoori oven.

    $4.00
  • KHYBER NAN

    Fine flour bread stuffed with onions, cheese and potatoes, topped with poppy and sesame seeds and baked in the tandoori oven.

    $4.50
  • BHATURA

    Deep fried, fine flour bread.

    $2.50

Saath Litjiye (Side Order)

  • RAITA

    A creamy yogurt sauce, with roasted cumin seeds, with cucumbers.

    $4.00
  • BHURJI

    Rice cooked with eggs and tomatoes. Serves 2 people.

    $9.00
  • EGG CURRY

    A delicately mild sauce with boiled potatoes and eggs.

    $9.00
  • TIKKA MASALA SAUCE (8 oz.) (16 oz.)

    Anim pariatur cliche reprehenderit, enim eiusmod high life accusamus terry richardson ad squid.

    $4.00/$6.00
  • MANGO CHUTNEY

    $2.95

Methai (Desserts)

  • BADAMI KHEER (Rice Pudding)

    A dessert made of special rice and carrots, simmered until tender in milk and raisins. Served chilled and garnished with almonds.

    $4.00
  • GULAB JAMAN

    Two pieces of dough made with milk and cheese dipped in sugar and honey syrup. Served hot.

    $4.50
  • KULFI

    Traditional Indian style ice cream made with saffron and pistachios.

    $4.50
  • MANGO KULFI

    Traditional Indian ice cream made with mangoes and nuts.

    $4.50

Warm Beverages

  • MASALA TEA

    Tea made with milk, cardamom and cinnamon, Very aromatic.

    $2.95
  • COFFEE or MISC TEA

    $1.95

Cold Beverages

  • LASSI

    A Refreshing punjabi yogurt drink, served sweet or salty as desired.

    $4.00
  • MANGO LASSI

    Mango based yogurt drink.

    $4.00
  • MANGO SHAKE

    $4.00
  • JUICE

    $2.50
  • Soda Pop

    $1.50