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Helmand Palace - Sample Menu


APPETIZERS

Aushak $6.95
Ravioli filled w/ leeks & scallions, served on sauce of yogurt, mint, & garlic.

Mantwo $6.95
Homemade pastry shell filled w/ onion & beef, served on yogurt & topped w/ carrots, yellow split-pea, & beef sauce.

Bowlawni $5.95
Pan-fried twin pastry shells, one filled w/ leeks & scallions, the other w/ spice potatoes, garnished w/ yogurt mint.

Banjan $5.95
Pan-fried eggplant seasoned w/ spices, then baked w/ fresh tomatoes, served on yogurt garlic mint sauce.

Kaddo $5.95
Pan-fried then bake baby pumpkin seasoned w/ sugar & served on yogurt garlic sauce, topped w/ ground beef sauce.



VEGETARIAN APPETIZERS

Vegetarian Aushak $6.95
Ravioli filled w/ leeks & scallions, served on yogurt, garlic, & mint sauce topped w/yellow split-peas & carrot sauce.

Vegetarian Mantwo $6.95
Homemade pastry shell filled w/ onion, served on yogurt & topped w/ carrots, yellow split-pea sauce.

Bowlawn $5.95
Pan-fried twin pastry shells one filled w/ leeks & scallions, the other w/ spiced potatoes, garnished w/ yogurt mint.

Banjan $5.95
Pan-fried eggplant seasoned w/ spices,t hen baked w/ fresh tomatoes, served on yogurt garlic mint sauce.

Vegetarian Kaddo $5.95
Pan-fried then baked baby pumpkin seasoned w/ sugar & served on yogurt garlic sauce.

Gulpea $5.95
Fresh cauliflower sauteed w/ fresh tomato, hot pepper w/ fried onion & turmeric.



SOUP

Aush $5.50
Homemade noodle soup served w/ beef sauce & mint yogurt.

Mashawa $5.50
Lamb, mung beans, chickpeas, black-eyed peas, & yogurt soup.

Shorwa $5.50
Lamb & fresh vegetable soup.



VEGETARIAN SOUP


Vegetarian Aush $5.50
Homemade noodle soup served w/ mint yogurt.

Vegetarian Shorwa $5.50
Fresh vegetable soup



SALAD


Shornakhod $4.95
Potatoes & chickpeas on a bed of mixed greens served w/ cilantro vinaigrette dressing.

Salata(Balsamic Vinaigrette) $4.95
Mixed green salad served w/ balsamic vinaigrette or pomegranate dressing.

Salata(Pomegranate Dressing) $4.95
Mixed green salad served w/ balsamic vinaigrette or pomegranate dressing.

Afghani Salata $4.95
Diced tomato mixed w/ onion, cilantro, mint, tomatoes, white vinegar, & cucumbers.

Yogurt Salad $4.95
Cilantro, cucumber, mint, & green onion mixed w/ yogurt.

Bertha $4.95
Oven baked eggplant then mixed w/ yogurt, garlic, & mint.




POPULAR ITEMS

Dwopiaza $15.95
Marinated then grilled leg of lamb sauteed w/ yellow split-peas & tossed w/ onions, lightly marinated in vinegar,s erved w/ garlic, mushrooms & pallow (rice).

Chowpan $22.95
Half rack of lamb marinated, grilled, & served on a bed of Afghan bread w/ sauteed eggplant & pallow rice.

Mourgh Challow $13.95
Chicken breast sauteed w/ spices & yellow split-peas, then sauteed w/ yogurt, cilantro, & curry served w/ challow.

Lawand $15.95
Leg of lamb sauteed w/ onion, tomatoes, garlic, mushroom, fresh cilantro, capers, hot peppers, & yogurt. Served w/ challow rice & spinach.



ENTREES


Qabelee $13.95
Pallow rice baked w/ chunks of lamb shanks, raisins, & glazed julienne of carrots.

Dwopiaza $15.95
Marinated then grilled leg of lamb sauteed w/ yellow split-peas & tossed w/ onions, lightly marinated in vinegar,s erved w/ garlic, mushrooms & pallow (rice).

Chowpan $22.95
Half rack of lamb marinated, grilled, & served on a bed of Afghan bread w/ sauteed eggplant & pallow rice.

Seek Kabab $14.95
Charbroiled leg of lamb marinated in puree of onion, sun-dried baby grapes, & garlic, served w/ sauteed eggplant & pallow rice.

Mantwo $12.95
Homemade pastry shells filled w/ onions & beef served on yogurt, & topped w/ carrots, yellow split-peas, & beef sauce.

Aushak $12.95
Ravioli filled w/ leeks & scallions, served on sauce of yogurt & topped w/ ground beef & mint.

Deygee Kabab $14.95
Leg of lamb steamed then sauteed w/ yellow split-peas, onion, red bell pepper, & vinegar. Served w/ sweet pumpkin & spinach rice.

Sabzi Challow $12.95
Spinach sauteed w/ chunks of lamb & Afghan seasonings, served w/ challow rice.

Chapendaz $22.95
Choice tenderloin of beef marinated, grilled, & served on a sauce of grilled tomato, grilled hot peppers, grilled onion, & cumin seeds. Served w/ lentils, mung beans, & spinach rice.

Kourma Challow $13.95
Lamb sauteed w/ Afghan seasonings & a variety of vegetables, served w/ challow rice.

Theeka Kabab $17.95
Prime rib of beef marinated in puree of onion, sun-dried baby grapes, & garlic, then grilled & served w/ sauteed lentils & pallow rice.

Koufta Challow $11.95
Beef meatballs w/ Afghan seasoning sauteed w/ sun-dried tomato, hot peppers, & green peas in a fresh tomato sauce. Served w/ challow rice.

Kofta Kabab $12.95
Ground beef mixed w/ green onion, fresh cilantro, garlic, & hot pepper then grilled, served w/ sauteed eggplant & challow (rice).

Mourgh Kabab $12.95
Char-broiled marinated chicken breast, served w/ sauteed spinach & pallow.

Mourgh Challow $13.95
Chicken breast sauteed w/ spices & yellow split-peas, then sauteed w/ yogurt, cilantro, & curry served w/ challow.

Mourgh Slata $12.95
Fresh boneless breast of chicken marinated then grilled,s erved on mixed green salad w/ grilled vegetables, potato, & vinaigrette.

Qourmay Ma-He $16.95
Fresh fish of the day, briefly pan-fried, then sauteed w/ fresh ginger, garlic, sun-dried tomato, red potatoes, & whole peeled tomatoes, then spiced w/ black peppers, red peppers, dry mint, & ghoora. Served w/ challow (rice).

Salmon Kabab $14.95
Fresh salmon marinated then grilled, served w/ sauteed spinach & challow (rice).

Lawand $15.95
Leg of lamb sauteed w/ onion, tomatoes, garlic, mushroom, fresh cilantro, capers, hot peppers, & yogurt. Served w/ challow rice & spinach.



VEGETARIAN ENTREES

Special Vegetarian Entree $14.95
A platter of baked pumpkin & pan-fried eggplant w/ garlic yogurt sauce, sauteed spinach, & okra sauteed in fresh tomatoes. Served w/ pallow.

Vegetarian Kourma Challow $11.95
Fresh green beans, carrots, cauliflower, turnips, & potatoes sauteed w/ onions, tomato, garlic, & cilantro. Served w/ spinach & rice.

Kaddo & Banjan Challow $11.95
Pan-fried then baked pumpkin w/ garlic yogurt sauces & baked eggplant w/ garlic, mint yogurt, & fresh tomato sauces. Served w/ challow rice.

Vegetarian Aushak $12.95
Afghan ravioli, filled w/ leeks & scallions, served on yogurt, garlic, & mint sauce topped w/ yellow split-peas & carrot sauce.

Vegetarian Sabzi Challow $11.95
Spinach sauteed w/ Afghan seasoning, served w/ garlic mushrooms & challow.


SIDE DISHES

Laghatac $5.95
Eggplant sauteed w/ onion, tomatoes, pepper, garlic, & turmeric.

Banjan $5.95
Pan-fried eggplant seasoned w/ spices, then baked w/ fresh tomatoes, served on yogurt garlic mint sauce.

Sabzi $5.95
Spinach sauteed w/ onions, garlic, salt, & black pepper.

Kaddo $5.95
Pan-fried then baked baby pumpkin seasoned w/ sugar & served on yogurt, garlic sauce, topped w/ ground beef sauce.

Bendi $5.95
Okra sauteed w/ onion, fresh tomatoes, black pepper, & garlic.

Dall $5.95
Lentils.

Challow $5.95
Rice boiled then drained of water, seasoned w/ vegetable oil & cumin seed & then baked.

Pallow $5.95
Rice boiled then drained of water, seasoned w/ vegetable oil, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, cumin seeds, & black pepper & then baked.

***All menu items and prices are subject to change without notice.

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Helmand Palace
2424 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94119
415-345-0072

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Website

http://www.helmandpalacesf.com/

Neighborhood

Russian Hill
Nob Hill

Cross Street

Green

Cuisine

Afghan
Middle Eastern
Vegetarian

Serving

Dinner

Take Out

Yes

Catering

Yes

Online Ordering

No

Ambience

Casual Elegant

Dress

Casual

Reservations

Suggested

Parking

Street

Payment Methods

Mastercard
Visa

Features

Non-Smoking
Wheel Chair Access

Hours


Monday - Thursday
5:30pm - 10pm

Friday - Saturday
5:30pm - 11pm

Closed Tuesday

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