Best Central Asian Cuisine in Chicago

Appetizers

Pirojki

$2.50 Pirojki

Deep fried Russian pie, filled with mashed potatoes and scallion.


Blinchiki

$1.00 Blinchiki

Russian style small light pancake served with sour crème.


Stuffed Blini

$3.00 Stuffed Blini

Russian style small light stuffed pancake. It can stuffed with (ground beef, vegetables or tvorog)


tandyr-samsa

$4.00 Tandyr Samsy

Baked in a Tandoor, traditional clay oven which gives food a unique taste



Salads

Korean Carrot

$4.00 Carrot Salad

Spicy carrot with garlic mixed in extra virgin olive oil.


Olivier

$3.50 Olivier

Diced potatoes, vegetables and chicken bound in mayonnaise.


avacado_salad

$5.50 Avacado Salad

Avocados, tomatoes and cucumbers seasoned with salt and pepper



Sauces

Sauces

Preprava (Russian hot sauce)
Airan (Turkish side sauce)
Lazy (Kyrgyz hot sauce)
Eggplant sauce $1.00
Special Sauce $2.00



Entrees

Lagman

$12.00 or small $8.00 Lagman / Ganfan

Sliced vegetables and stewed beef served with Hand Pulled Noodles or Rice.


Oromo

$11.00 or small $7.00 Oromo

Traditional steamed pie made with minced potatoes, onions, cabbage and carrots in a long thin wrap. (vegetables or meat)


Kotlety (beef)

$11.00 or small $7.00 Kotlety (Beef)

Meat patties served with a choice of side dish.


Manty

$12.00 or small $8.00 Manty

Steamed dumplings stuffed with freshly chopped beef and onions.


Plov

$11.00 or small $8.00 Plov

Freshly cut fried beef, served with steamed rice, carrots, onions and chopped garlic


Pelmeni

$11.00 or small $7.00 Pelmeni

Homemade triangular dumplings stuffed with ground beef and onions served with yogurt sauce.


Vareniki

Reg. $11.00 / Small $7.00 Vareniki

Crescent shaped dumplings stuffed with feta cheese or mashed potatoes. (Tvorog or Mashed Potatoes)


shashlik

Chicken $6.00 , Beef $7.00, Lamb $7.00 Shashlik Chicken, Beef or Lamb

1 skewer of grilled choice of marinated tender juicy cubes of Chicken, Beef or Lamb.


panfriedmanty

$12.00 Manty Pan Fried

Steamed and pan fried Manty traditional steamed dumplings with chopped beef and onions


kuurdak

$13.00 Kuurdak

Traditional Kyrgyz dish. Stewed beef with potatoes and onions.


Beef-Jarovnya

Beef $13.00, Chicken $11.00 Jarovnya Beef or Chicken

Stewed meat cooked with fresh vegetables served on a roasting fajita pan with side of rice.


fish_sticks

$10.00 Fish Sticks

Pan fried crispy tilapia fillet served with choice of a side dish.


lulakebab

Beef $12.00 / Chicken $8.00 Lula Kebab

Spiced ground meat formed into skewers, grilled and served with rice and salad.


Lagman

$13.00 Guro Lagman Lamb

Fried red and green peppers, onions, garlic, and thin slices of spiced lamb.


Lagman

$12.00 Boso Lagman

Sliced vegetables and stewed beef served with fried hand pulled Noodles.


lambshanknew

$15.00 Lamb Shank

Braised tender and juicy whole lamb shank served with rice.


ashlyanfu

Reg. $9.00 / small $6.0 Ashlan Foo

A spicy dish made with cold noodles, jelly, vinegar, eggs and chives, served cold.



Soups

Shorpo

$7.50 Shorpo

Big pieces of lamb with red potatoes, garlic and scallion.


Solyanka

$8.50 Solyanka

Freshly diced beef, halal smoked sausage, pickles, olives and potatoes, bit of capers and lemon added as served.


Borsh

$5.50 Borsh

Red beetroot soup sliced fresh cabbage, carrots, green, red peppers, potatoes, celery and beets.


Kesme

$7.00 Kesme

Noodle soup with freshly cut beef, potatoes, peppers, carrots, tomatoes and garlic.


Chicken-Noodle

$6.50 Chicken Soup

A classic chicken soup with pieces of vegetables and noodles


pelmeni_soup

$7.50 Pelmeni Soup

Homemade triangular dumplings in a clear broth.


lentil-soup

$6.00 Lentil Soup

Hearty and filling yet light and vegetarian thick soup.



Side Dishes

Side Dishes

Tandoor Naan (Bread) $2.50
Homemade mashed potatoes $2.50
Steamed Rice $2.00
Fries $3.00
Fresh salad $2.00
Pan fried Vegetables $3.50



Desserts