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APPETIZER

1) Yemser Sambusa (2 pieces)      $3.50

           Crispy and tasty pastry shells hand-wrapped and stuffed with a combination of lentils, onions, peppers and herbs.

2) Spinach Sambusa  (2 pieces)      $3.50

Crispy and tasty pastry shells hand-wrapped and stuffed with a combination of Spinach, onions, peppers and herbs.

3) Yesiga Sambusa  (2 pieces)      $ 4.00

Crispy and tasty pastry shells hand-wrapped and stuffed with a blend of minced beef, onions, peppers and herbs.

4) Kefta          $ 4.00 Meatballs made from lean ground beef, a blend of traditional herbs and spices, onions and crushed peppers  

SALADS


5)  Lalibela Selata                  $ 6.00

Romaine lettuce, green onions, green peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes served with house dressing


6) Ye Keyser Selata        $6.50 

Red  Beets, tomato, carrots, potatoes, onion and green peppers served with house dressing


7) Tomato Selata          $ 5.75

Ethiopian style salad; onions, tomatoes, cucumbers and sliced jalapeños served with house dressing


ENTREES

Vegetarian & Vegan Dishes


8) Yemser Azifah (lentil salad)                  $10.00

Served cold - cooked whole Lentil salad seasoned with ginger, garlic, white pepper, lemon and mustard seed          


9) Yemser Wat          $10.00

Lentil cooked with chopped onions, garlic, ginger, olive oil and mild  barbered  sauce (traditionally  spiced pepper)..

10)  Ater Kik         $10.00
            
Yellow split peas cooked in specially flavored mild sauce

11) Gomen         $10.00

     Collard green sautéed with onions, fresh garlic, ginger and spices


12) Defen Yemiser wat          $10.00    Green lentils slowly cooked in a flavorful mild sauce with a blend of spices


13) Duba Wat          $10.00

A savory stew of butternut squash prepared with garlic, ginger, onions, peppers, and spices..


14) Diblik atkilt         $10.50 Green beans, zucchini, carrots, green peppers and onions.  Sautéed in garlic, ginger and tomatoes


15) Tikil Gomen         $10.50
Delicious curried vegetable stew made with carrots, potatoes, cabbage, peppers and onions.  


16)     Shuro          $10.50
           Highly seasoned chickpeas with onions and mild berbere sauce.


17) Ethiopic Signature Shiro       $11.00

Shiro is a vegetarian stew made from chickpea flour mixed with berbere and  tomato and garlic  


18) Inguday Tibs         $10.00
            Mushrooms sautéed with onions and mild berbere sauce


19) Quosta          $10.00
Spinach sautéed with onions, fresh garlic, ginger and spices


20) Ye-Shembera Asa Wat                 $10.50
Ground Chick peas flour molded(dumpling) and cooked in berbere sauce


21)  Dinich Wot          $10.00

curried potato simmered with red onions, garlic, jalapeno, fresh herbs & spices (mild)


22)  Okra             $11.00

 Okra Stew a mild sauce of onions and fresh garlic.


23)  Kayseer Tibs         $11.00

 Beets . Potato tomato and carrots cooked with onion, garlic, ginger and jalapeno


24)   * Eggplant Tibs         $11.00

Eggplant and zucchini sautéed with garlic, and onions, in turmeric (mild) or Berbere (hot) sauce.


COMBINATION  PLATTERS


25) Vegetarian/vegan  (per person)     $13.50/person
Choose a combination of any four vegetarian entrees
 from the above  list (7-22) for parties of 2 or more, only 6  vegetarian entrees per table






Non vegetarian Dishes


BEEF


26) Zilzil Tibs         $14.50   

Tender lean beef strips lean beef sautéed with homemade awaze sauce, peppers, rosemary, onions and herbs.     


27) Lalibela Special Tibs       $13.75

Cubed tender beef marinated with our special sauce sautéed with onion, rosemary, tomato, jalapeño and fresh garlic


28) Awaze Tibs         $13.50

 Cubed Beef tender marinated and cooked with onion, tomato, jalapeño touch of       

 fresh garlic and berbere sauce      


29) Minchet Abish                    $13.50      

Finely minced beef simmered in a berbere stew


30)) Regular Kitfo                              $13.00

 Beef tartar seasoned with our herbal butter, mitmita and cardamom;

 it can be ordered medium or well done


31) Kitfo           $13.75 Beef tartar seasoned with our herbal butter and mitmita, cardamom and house made cottage cheese; it can be ordered medium or well done


32) Gored Gored         $13.50

Beef brisket mixed with  Awaze Sauce, diced onion, jalapeño and our herbal butter; it can be ordered medium or well done            


33) Yesega Wat         $13.50  Tender pieces of  beef braised very slowly in green-pepper laced butter sauce seasoned with ginger and berbere (red pepper) sauce


34) Yesega Alicha wat        $13.50

Tender pieces of beef  braised very slowly in green-pepper laced butter sauce seasoned with w carrots, potatoes, ginger, rosemary, potatoes and jalapeño pepper. Mild  


LAMB


35)  Yebeg Dereke Tibs         $15.00
            Lamb sautéed in purified butter and seasoned with onions and green peppers

36) Lalibela Special Tibs       $14.50

Cubed tender lamb marinated with our special sauce sautéed  with onion, rosemary, tomato, jalapeño touch of fresh garlic



CHICKEN


37) Doro Tibs         $13.50
Boneless pieces of chicken sautéed in seasoned butter, awaze sauce, hot peppers, fresh tomato and onions 


38) Doro derke tibs        $14.00

Boneless pieces of chicken sautéed in seasoned butter, awaze sauce, hot peppers, and onions  


39) Doro Wat *         $13.50

Tender chicken marinated in lemon sautéed in seasoned butter and stewed in a red pepper sauce, flavored with onions, garlic and ginger r with a pinch of cardamoms and nutmeg


40) Doro alicha*         $13.50
            
Tender chicken as above but in mild sauce



SEA FOOD


41) Shrimp Tibs         $14.00

Shrimp marinated in herb sauce, jalapeño, garlic and ginger roots, onion  and fresh tomatoes


42)  Assa Tibs          $14.50

Tilapia marinated in fresh lemon juice, fresh tomatoes and garlic, sautéed with onions and green peppers


One entree per person. Each entree comes with one side.  Choose your sides from the list (7-13)

Rice is also available upon request    $2.00

Gluten-free teff injera available with 24 hr. notice  $2.50

* Weekend special


DESSERT

Baklava           $ 3.50

Ask for our daily choice of desserts      $ 4.50


BEVERAGES

Soft Drinks Coke, diet Coke, Sprite,                $ 1.75

Juices Mango, Orange           $2.00

Spring Water Ice Mountain bottled water      $1.50

Mineral Water Perrier         $2.50

Hot Tea with Ethiopian spices       $ 1.75

Regular Coffee         $ 1.75

Ethiopian Coffee, buna be jebena, served traditional Ethiopian style  $ 2.50




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