Best Central Asian Cuisine in Chicago

Appetizers

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$4.00 Samsy

Baked puff pastry filled with chopped beef or chicken .


Pirojki

$3.00 Pirojki

2 small pieces of deep fried pie with mashed potatoes or sauteed cabbage.


Blinchiki

$1.00 Blinchiki

Russian style small light pancake served with sour crème.


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$4.50 Hummus

Smooth thick food dip from chickpeas, tahini and olive oi


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$6.50 Ichli Kofte

Fried croquette stuffed with minced beef and walnuts.



Salads

Korean Carrot

$4.50 Carrot Salad

Spicy carrot with garlic mixed in extra virgin olive oil.


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$6.50 Jibek Jolu Special

Pan fried tender beef with onions, garlic and cucumbers served on soy sauce.


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$6.50 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

large $12.95/small $8.95 Lagman / Ganfan

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


Oromo

large $10.95/small $8.95 Oromo

Traditional steamed pie made with minced potatoes, onions, cabbage and carrots in a long thin wrap.


Plov

large $11.95/​small $8.95 Plov

Rice dish in a seasoned broth stirred with beef, lamb and vegetables.


Pelmeni

large $11.95/small $8.95 Pelmeni

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


Vareniki

large $10.95/small $8.95 Vareniki

Crescent shaped dumplings stuffed with feta cheese or mashed potatoes.


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Chicken $6.95/Beef $7.50/Lamb $7.95/Fish $8.50 Shashlik

Shashlik 1 skewer or marinated tender juicy cubes of meat.


kuurdak

Lamb $13.95​/Beef $12.95​/Chicken $11.95​ Kuurdak

Marinated meat pan fried with potatoes and onions.


Beef-Jarovnya

Beef $13.95/Chicken $11.95/Shrimp $11.95 Jarovnya

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


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Lamb $16.95​/Beef $15.95​/Chicken $14.95​/Fish $16.95 Tandyr Shashlik

2 skewers of shashlyk baked in a traditional clay oven served with rice, choice of soups and fresh salad.


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large $13.95/small $9.95 Lula Kebab

Spiced ground meat formed into skewers, grilled and served with rice and grilled vegetables. large 13.95​ small 9.95


Lagman

$13.95 Boso Lagman

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


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$16.95 Lamb Shank

Braised tender and juicy whole lamb shank served with rice, choice of soups or fresh salad.


ashlyanfu

Reg. $11.95 /small $8.95 Ashlan Foo

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


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$16.95 Grilled Salmon

Salmon fillet with hints of lemon and garlic served with rice and grilled vegetables, choice of soups and fresh salad.


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$16.95 Lamb Chops

Marinated grilled lamb chops served with rice, grilled vegetables, choice of soups and fresh salad.


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$16.95 Assorti Shashlik

Shashlik sampler plate served with grilled vegetables and rice.


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$15.95 Assorti Grill

Lamb Chops, Lula Kebab, Grilled Salmon served with grilled vegetables and rice.



Soups

Solyanka

large $8.75/small $5.75 Solyanka

Sweet and sour thick soup cooked with smoked sausage, pickled cucumbers, potatoes.


Borsh

large $6.75/small $4.75 Borsh

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


Chicken-Noodle

large $6.75/small $4.75 Chicken Noodle

A classic chicken soup with pieces of vegetables and noodles


pelmeni_soup

large $7.75​/small $5.75 Pelmeni Soup

Pelmeni (small meat dumplings) in a clear broth.


lentil-soup

large $6.75/ small $4.75 Lentil Soup

Hearty and filling yet light and vegetarian thick soup.


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$9.75 Pelmeni in a Pot

Small meat dumplings in a thick creamy broth with mushrooms, pastry dough on top.



Side Dishes

Side Dishes

Grilled Vegetables $5.50
Homemade mashed potatoes $2.50
Steamed Rice $2.50
Fries $3.50
Fresh salad $3.50
Pan fried Vegetables $5.50



Homemade Desserts