Dinner Menu – Babani’s Kurdish Restaurant




Babani’s Kurdish Restaurant

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




  • *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
  • 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
  • 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
  • *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
  • *Biryani – A traditional rice dish, baked with peas, potatoes, raisons, vegetables, carrots, wheat noodles and a blend of Kurdish spices.     $12.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • *Bakla – Kurdish Sauté of mushrooms, broccoli, zucchini and onion in olive oil with pepper and other seasoning. (Chicken, Beef or Vegetarian)   $12.50
  • *Nineveh Saute – Kurdish Saute of mushrooms and tomatoes in olive oil with pepper and other Kurdish seasonings.  (Chicken, Beef or Vegetarian)   $12.50
  • *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

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