Uskudar Lunch Special

2-Course Lunch (Appetizer+Main Course): $16
4-Course Lunch (Appetizer+Side Salad+Main Course+Dessert): $19

Appetizer

please select one (and a salad for 4-course option)

Patlican

(Eggplant Salad) eggplant purée, garlic


Humus

chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice


Imam Bayildi

baby eggplant, tomatoes, onions, pine nuts


Tarama

Red caviar spread


Peynir

Turkish feta cheese, tomatoes, cured black olives



Fasulye Pilaki

white kidney beans cooked with scallions, tomatoes, garlic


Spinach Tarator

spinach, strained yogurt, labne, garlic, minced walnuts


Ezme

mildly spicy spread w/tomatoes, onions, parsley, walnuts


Yalanci Dolma

grape leaves stuffed w/rice, currants, onions, pine nuts


Sucuk

grilled Turkish cured beef sausage


Mucver

zucchini pancakes fried until golden brown


Ciger

pan-fried beef liver chunks, onions, parsley



Borek

crispy filo dough rolls with feta cheese and spinach, fried until golden brown


Red Lentil Soup


Cacik

chilled, refreshing cucumber-yogurt soup w/garlic, dill


Piyaz

white kidney bean salad w/lettuce, red onions, olive oil & vinegar


Coban (Shepherd’s Salad)

cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, peppers, parsley, olive oil & vinegar



Marul

lettuce, feta cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, parsley, olive oil & vinegar


Green Mix

mixed greens with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, olive oil & lemon

Main Course

please select one

Chicken Shish Kebab

tender chunks of chicken marinated & skewered with onions, peppers, tomatoes served w/ rice and vegetables


Chicken Yogurt Kebab

chicken Adana with sautéed pita and yogurt sauce served w/ rice or vegetables


Chicken Adana Kebab

chopped chicken with roasted bell peppers & spiced with paprika, grilled on skewers, served w/rice & onions


Chicken Adana Yogurt Kebab

chicken Adana with sautéed pita and yogurt sauce served w/ rice or vegetables



Chicken & Okra Casserole

chicken breast sautéed with okra & light tomato sauce served w/ rice or vegetables


Garlic Chicken

chunks of chicken breast sautéed with garlic, lemon & white wine served w/ rice or vegetables


Chicken & Vegetables

chunks of chicken breast sautéed w/vegetables in tomato sauce served w/ rice or vegetables


Tilapia

fillet baked with white wine, lemon, garlic sauce or mushroom tomato sauce, served with mixed green salad or rice & vegetables

Adana Yogurt Kebab

char-grilled ground lamb served with sautéed pita & yogurt sauce served w/ rice or vegetables


Lamb Adana Kebab

char-grilled ground lamb w/roasted bell peppers & paprika, grilled on skewers, served w/rice and onions


Vegetable Casserole

variety of vegetables stewed in tomato sauce, served w/ rice or vegetables




Manti

poached mini beef dumplings, served with garlicky yogurt sauce, served w/ rice or vegetables


Musakka

chunks of baby eggplants with ground lamb, seasoned with fresh herbs


Kofte Kebab

char-grilled ground lamb patties w/onions, parsley and spices served w/ rice and vegetables


Dessert

please select one (for 4-course option only)

Baklava

baked layers of filo dough, light simple syrup with a hint of citrus, walnuts and pistachio


Kadayif

baked shredded wheat, light simple syrup with a hint of citrus, walnuts and pistachio


Sutlac

baked rice pudding



Keskul

coconut pudding


Cream Caramel

flan


Chocolate Pudding


Bademli Kayisi

dried & poached apricots with almond & cream