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Persian Restaurant Menu

Open every day from noon to midnight
for eating-in, home deliveries and private dining.

 

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ALL DAY MENU

Starters

Soup of the Day   4.90

home-made each day with the freshest ingredients

Paneer Sabzi   4.90   (v)

fresh mint, tarragon, radish, onion, feta, walnuts

Mirza Ghassemi   5.50   (v)

sauté of char-grilled aubergine, onion, tomato, egg

Kashk Bademjan   5.50   (v)

sauté of puréed aubergine, sour yoghurt, walnuts

Hummous   4.40   (v)

home-made puréed chick peas, sesame seed paste, garlic, lemon juice

Boorani   4.50   (v)

steamed spinach, sautéed onion, garlic, natural yoghurt

Mast-O-Khiyar   4.50   (v)

home-made yoghurt, cucumber, mint

Mast-O-Moosire   4.50   (v)

home-made yoghurt, chopped shallots

Mixed Platter   13.90

mirza ghassemi, kashk bademjan, hummous & olivieh salad

 

         Traditional Persian Salads & Pickles

Olivieh  4.90

chicken, potato, egg, peas, pickled cucumber, mayonnaise dressing

Shirazi  4.50   (v)

cucumber, tomato, spring onion, parsley, oil & lemon dressing

Fasl   4.50   (v)

fresh salad leaves, cucumber, tomato

Turshi Liteh   4.50   (v)

pickled aubergine, shallots, apple vinegar, tarragon

Khiyarshoor   3.80   (v)

pickled cucumber, olives 

Turshi Makhloot   4.50   (v)

mixed pickled vegetables


Nan Taftoon   
1.60   (v)

Persian flat bread made to order in our own traditional ‘tanour’

 

Alounak’s Famous Char-Grilled Kebabs 

Our famous kebabs are freshly made each day &
marinated for 24 hours and in yoghurt; the lamb fillet has saffron & lemon juice & the chicken saffron & garlic, then perfectly cooked to order on the char-grill.

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Kebab Koobideh   9.70

2 skewers minced lamb, grilled tomato, steamed saffron rice

Chelo Kebab Barg   14.50

1 skewer flattened baby lamb fillet, grilled tomato, steamed saffron rice

Chelo Kebab Makhsoos   15.50

1 skewer minced lamb & 1 skewer flattened baby lamb fillet, grilled tomato, steamed saffron rice

Chelo Kebab Chenjeh   14.50

1 skewer baby lamb fillet pieces, grilled tomato, steamed saffron rice

Chelo Kebab Sultani   15.50

1 skewer minced lamb, 1 skewer baby lamb fillet pieces, grilled tomato, steamed saffron rice

Joojeh Kebab   10.90

whole baby chicken jointed & char-grilled on the bone, grilled tomato & either steamed saffron rice or choice of Fasl or Shirazi salad

Fileh Joojeh Kebab   10.90

1 skewer boneless chicken breast, grilled tomato & either steamed saffron rice or choice of Fasl or Shirazi salad

Joojeh Kebab Makhsoos   13.90

I skewer boneless chicken breast & 1 skewer of minced lamb, grilled tomato, steamed saffron rice

Kebab Trio   15.90

1/2 skewer bones chicken breast, 1 skewer minced lamb & 1/2 skewer baby lamb fillet pieces,grilled tomato, steamed saffron rice

Kebab Platter for 2   47.90

3 skewers minced lamb, 1 skewer flattened baby lamb fillet, 1 skewer (off bone) chicken breast & 1 skewer baby lamb fillet pieces, grilled tomatoes, steamed saffron rice

Maahi Kebab   16.40

whole seabass char-grilled on the bone, steamed saffron rice

Chelo Khoresh Bamieh   10.60

slow-cooked baby lamb fillet, okra, tomatoes, onion, garlic; served with steamed saffron rice

 

Daily Specials

all at 10.90

Monday Chelo Khoresh Ghaimeh  

diced baby lamb fillet, braised in tomato sauce with yellow split peas, whole preserved lime; served with fried potato & steamed saffron rice

Tuesday:  Zereshk Polo   

chicken pieces on the bone poached with tomatoes, onion, turmeric, sweet & sour forest berries; served with steamed saffron rice

Wednesday:  Helo Khoresh Bademjan   

slow-cooked baby lamb fillet pieces with sautéed aubergine, tomatoes, garlic, white pepper corns; served with steamed saffron rice

Thursday:  Loobia Polo   

neck of lamb casserole with green beans, peas, Persian spices, sour grapes; served with steamed saffron rice

Friday:  Chelo Khoresh Ghorme Sabzi   

leg of lamb slow-cooked with kidney beans, leeks, spinach, coriander, saffron, fenugreek, preserved lime; served with steamed saffron rice

               

Week-End Specials

all at 14.30

Saturday:  Baghali Polo    

slow-cooked lamb shank with broad beans, tomato, onion, turmeric, dill; served with steamed saffron rice

Sunday:  Ghaliyeh Mahi    

a speciality from the Persian Gulf; fillets of white fish braised in a fish broth, turmeric, coriander, red chilli, garlic, tamarind; served with steamed saffron rice

 

 

Vegetarian Dishes

Chelo Khoresh Bamieh   8.90   (v)

slow-cooked okra, tomatoes, celery, onion, garlic; served with steamed saffron rice

Khoresh Giahei   8.90   (v)

casserole of chopped tomatoes, all the beans, celery, mushrooms, onions, coriander, parsley, turmeric; served with steamed saffron rice

 

Side Plates
  

Nan Taftoon   1.60

Steamed Saffron Rice   3.00

Grilled Tomato   70p each

Grilled Onion   70p each

 

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Please let us know if you have any allergies, or require
information regarding any ingredients used in our recipes

All prices are inclusive of VAT.
There is a 12.5% discretionary service charge added to your bill.

 

Alounak Persian Restaurant

10 Russell Gardens | Kensington | London W14 8EZ
020 7603 1130 | www.alounakrestaurant.com