Dinner Menu

Traditional Kurdish Entrees


Dinners come with your choice of soup or salad from the menu

You can substitute for any other salad

1, 4 and 5 served with tender strips of chicken breast

*1-   Garbanzo bean Shilla - This delicious vegetarian dish is
Garbanzo beans simmered in a light broth with pure
olive oil, curry and other Kurdish spices.                $10.50

2-  Kubey Sawar – Crushed wheat made into a dough and
filled with lean ground beef, spices, and onion then
sauteed in olive oil.  This dish was first made famous
in Nineveh – Modern day Mosul, Iraq.                      $12.50

3-  Kubey Brinj – Similar to Kubay Sawar, this rice
“dumpling” is filled with lean ground beef, special
spices, olive oil and parsley, then quick fried to a crisp
brown shell.                                $12.50

*4-  Vegetarian Dolma – A variety of vegetables (Cabbage,
onion, and grape leaves) stuffed with rice, red lintles
and special herbs.  Steamed in fresh garlic,
lemon and tomato juices.                    $12.50

*5-    Biryani – A traditional rice dish, baked with peas,
potatoes, raisons, vegetables, carrots, wheat noodles
and a blend of Kurdish spices.                    $12.00

6-   Chicken Tawa – Chicken sauteed in lemon and other
spices then baked in layers of potato, green pepper,
onion, and dried limes.  Served with basmati rice        $12.00

7-    Sheik Babani – Named after a distinguished man’s
striped trousers, this Kurdish delicacy is cored egg
plant peeled in decorative stripes and filled with spicy
meat and vegetables.  Served with a red sauce over
Basmati rice.                            $12.75

*8-    Bakla – Kurdish saute of mushrooms, broccoli,
zucchini and onion in olive oil with pepper and other
seasoning. (Chicken, Beef or Vegetarian)            $12.50

*9-  Nineveh Saute – Kurdish Saute of mushrooms and
tomatoes in olive oil with pepper and other Kurdish
seasonings.  (Chicken, Beef or Vegetarian)            $12.50

*10- Kurdish Salad - Layers of rice, lentils, tossed salad,
silopi salad, topped with Feta cheese and peppery
chicken breast.  Comes with a slice of bread.            $11.95

Babani’s Family Style for groups of two or more
$17.95 per person
Includes:  Naskanan Appetizer/ Cup of soup per person/ Combination
salad plate/ A choice of entrees that total one more than your group

* Signifies vegetarian options