Kooh-i-noor Indian Restaurant and Lounge
 
 
Find us on:
 
 
6 E Columbia Ave, Champaign, IL 61820
 
 
 
 
 
 

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DINNER MENU

 
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  • BANQUETS
 
  • DELIVERY
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Kohinoor serves the finest Northern Indian dishes that use our original recipes. Our vibrant signature dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients and spices that have delighted patrons from around the world for forty years.

HOURS
Monday–Saturday
11 a.m.–3 p.m.
4:30–10 p.m.
Closed daily from 3–4:30 p.m.
Sunday
12–3 p.m. and 4:30–9:30 p.m.

6 East Columbia Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
www.KohinoorChampaign.com
217-552-1384
 
 
 

DINNER MENU

All entrées are served with rice or naan unless otherwise noted, and all meat is boneless unless otherwise noted. Our paneer is made fresh daily.
Many of our dishes are relatively mild but can be made spicy. If you’d like, please feel free to request more spice when you order.
All curries (except Koftas) are gluten free. Please let your server know of any food allergies. Some vegetarian dishes can be vegan upon request
 

APPETIZERS (VEG)

 
1
 
MASALA PAPAD
Crispy lentil wafers topped with onion, tomato, and chili, and sprinkled with hot, crispy, spicy chat masala
 
VEGAN
 
$1.99
 
 
2
 
SAMOSAS (2 PCS)
Two crispy pastries stuff ed with savory potato and peas
 
VEGAN
 
$2.99
 
 
3
 
ALOO TIKKI (2 PCS)
Crispy lentil wafers topped with onion, tomato, and chili, and sprinkled with hot, crispy, spicy chat masala
 
VEGAN
 
$2.99
 
 
4
 
MIXED VEGETABLE PAKORAS
Cauliflower and potatoes dipped in spiced chickpea batter and fried
 
VEGAN
 
$3.99
 
 
5
 
SAMOSA CHAT
Smashed samosas, onion, yogurt, tamarind, chat masala
 
 
$3.99
 
 
6
 
ALOO TIKKI CHAT
Smashed aloo tikki garnished with onion, yogurt, chutneys, tamarind, and chat masala
 
 
$3.99
 
 
7
 
BHEL PURI
Assorted crispy rice noodles smothered with onion, tomato, and chutneys
 
 
$3.99
 
 
8
 
VEG COMBO PLATTER
One aloo tikki, one samosa, and vegetable mixed pakoras
 
VEGAN
 
$4.99
 
 
9
 
HOMEMADE CHEESE PAKORA
Homemade paneer cheese dipped in chickpea batter and fried
 
 
$5.99
 
 
10
 
GRILLED PANEER CHILI
Homemade cheese marinated in chili, garlic, and ginger
 
 
$5.99
 
 
11
 
PANEER 29
Homemade cottage cheese with onion, bell pepper, garlic, and ginger, sautéed in Indo-Chinese spices
 
 
$5.99
 

APPETIZERS (NON-VEG)

 
12
 
FRIED CHICKEN
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
$5.99
 
 
13
 
CHICKEN CHILI
Marinated chicken breast with chilies, garlic, and ginger
 
 
$5.99
 
 
14
 
SHRIMP PAKORAS
Fresh shrimp deep fried with Indian herbs and spices
 
 
$5.99
 
 
15
 
SHRIMP CHILI
Marinated fresh shrimp with chilies, garlic, and ginger
 
 
$5.99
 
 
16
 
GRILLED SHRIMP
Fresh shrimp sautéed with garlic, onion, and bell pepper
 
 
$5.99
 
 
17
 
CHICKEN SEKUWA
Marinated fresh chicken fi llet with garlic, ginger,and Nepali spices, cooked in a tandoor oven
 
 
$6.99
 
 
18
 
CHICKEN 49
Chicken battered in fl our and deep fried with Indo-Chinesespices and herbs
 
 
$8.99
 
 
19
 
CHICKEN SHASHLIK
Chicken fl avored with exotic spices and herbs
 
 
$8.99
 
 
40
 
VEGETABLES VINDALOO
Assorted seasonal vegetables in a spicy curry
 
 
 
 
41
 
DAL MAKHANI (MILD)
Black lentils and freshly ground spices in creamy tomato curry
 
 
 
 
42
 
YELLOW DAL
Yellow lentils with Indian spices in a light curry
 
 
VEGAN
 
 
43
 
BHUNA KOFTA
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
 
 
44
 
MALAI KOFTA (MILD)
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
 

PANEER SPECIALS

$9.99
 
45
 
PANEER SAAG (MILD)
Spinach with cheese and spices
 
 
46
 
BHUNA PANEER MASALA
Paneer cheese in our special kadai curry sauce with onion,tomato, and green pepper
 
 
47
 
ALOO PANEER CHILI MASALA
Paneer cheese and potato in a spicy curry
 
 
48
 
PANEER KORMA
Paneer cheese in a creamy curry
 
 
49
 
PANEER MAKHANI (MILD)
Paneer cheese in a creamy tomato curry
 
 
50
 
PANEER TIKKA MASALA
Paneer cheese with sautéed bell pepper and onion,served in a creamy tomato curry
 
 
51
 
MUTTER MUSHROOM PANEER
Fresh green peas, Paneer cheese, fresh mushrooms, tomato,and onion in sauce
 
 
52
 
PANEER JALFRIZE
Paneer with onion and tomato in a medium-hot curry
 
 
53
 
KADAI PANEER
Paneer in an onion and tomato curry with kadai masala
 
 
54
 
PANEER BHURJI
Homemade small curd cottage cheese with onion, tomatoes,garlic, ginger, and Indian spices and herbs
 

CHICKEN ENTRÉES

$9.99
 
55
 
CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA
Tender chicken breast roasted in a tandoor oven with acreamy tomato sauce
 
 
56
 
BUTTER CHICKEN GINGER MASALA
Chicken in a thick tomato curry sauce with butter and cream
 
 
57
 
CHICKEN MAKHANI (MILD)
Dark chicken in a thick, creamy tomato-based curry
 
 
58
 
CHICKEN CURRY
Chicken with spices and herbs
 
 
59
 
CHICKEN JALFRIZE
Tender pieces of chicken with sautéed onion, bell pepper,and spices in a light curry
 
 
60
 
BHUNA CHICKEN CHILI MASALA
Chicken, green chilies, onion, tomato, garlic, and ginger in sauce
 
 
61
 
CHICKEN VINDALOO
Chicken and potatoes in a spicy curry sauce with vinegarand seasonal vegetables
 
 
62
 
GARLIC CHICKEN MASALA
Chicken with sautéed garlic, onion, and tomatoes in sauce
 
 
87
 
LAMB JALFRIZE
Lamb pieces, onion, bell pepper, and spices in sauce
 
 
88
 
KOHINOOR LAMB ALOO GOSHT
Chunks of lamb and potato with herbs in a special sauce
 
 
89
 
DAL ALOO GOSHT
Lamb cubes, yellow lentils, potato, and a special blend of spices
 

RICE ENTRÉES

Served with raita and curry sauce.
 
90
 
VEGETABLE BIRYANI
Basmati rice with seasonal vegetables and mild spices
 
VEGAN
 
$8.99
 
 
91
 
PEAS PULAU
Basmati rice and green peas with spices
 
VEGAN
 
$8.99
 
 
92
 
CHICKEN BIRYANI
Basmati rice with chicken, vegetables, and biryani masala
 
$9.99
 
 
93
 
LAMB BIRYANI
Basmati rice with lamb, vegetables, and biryani masala
 
$10.99
 
 
94
 
SHRIMP BIRYANI
Basmati rice with shrimp, vegetables, and biryani masala
 
$10.99
 
 
95
 
KOHINOOR MIXED BIRYANI
Basmati rice with shrimp, lamb, chicken, vegetables,and biryani masala
 
$11.99
 

FRIED RICE ENTRÉES

 
96
 
VEGETABLE FRIED RICE
Basmati rice with green peas, soyu, seasonal vegetables,and spices served with green chili vinegar
 
VEGAN
 
$9.99
 
 
97
 
CHICKEN FRIED RICE
Chicken and basmati rice with green peas, soyu, seasonalvegetables, and spices served with green chili vinegar
 
$10.99
 
 
98
 
EGG FRIED RICE
Egg and basmati rice with green peas, soyu, seasonalvegetables, and spices served with green chili vinegar
 
$10.99
 
 
99
 
SHRIMP FRIED RICE
Shrimp and basmati rice with green peas, soyu, seasonalvegetables, and spices served with green chili vinegar
 
$11.99
 

SPECIALTY BREADS

 
100
 
NAAN
Famous Indian-style leavened soft bread bakedon the wall lining of the tandoor clay oven
 
$1.49
 
 
101
 
ROTI
Unleavened whole wheat bread baked in a tandoor oven
 
VEGAN
 
$1.99
 
 
102
 
PANEER KULCHA
Leavened bread stuff ed with homemade cheese and herbs
 
$2.99
 
 
103
 
ONION KULCHA
Leavened bread stuff ed with onion and spices
 
$2.99
 
 
104
 
GARLIC NAAN
Leavened bread baked with chopped garlic
 
$2.99
 
 
105
 
BHATOORA
Deep-fried leavened bread
 
$2.99
 
 
106
 
PARATHA
Multi-layered whole wheat bread cooked with butter
 
$2.99
 
 
107
 
JAIPURI NAAN
Leavened bread stuff ed with mixed fruit and nuts
 
$2.99
 
 
108
 
ALOO PARATHA
Whole wheat bread stuff ed with mashed potato and spices
 
$2.99
 
 
109
 
CHILI NAAN
Tandoori-baked leavened soft bread stuff ed with green chili
 
$2.99
 
 

TANDOORI SPECIALS

 
20
 
MIXED GRILL
Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Tikka, Garlic Chicken, Mala Chicken, and Seekh Kebab served on a hot platter
 
$14.99
 
 
21
 
TANDOORI CHICKEN (4 PCS/8 PCS)
Crispy lentil wafers topped with onion, tomato, and chili, and sprinkled with hot, crispy, spicy chat masala
 
$8.99/12.99
 
 
22
 
TANDOORI MALAI CHICKEN (6 PCS)
Tandoori-roasted chicken with cheese and spices
 
$10.99
 
 
23
 
CHICKEN TIKKA (6 PCS)
Tandoori-barbecued chicken pieces marinated in mildly spiced yogurt and lemon juice
 
$10.99
 
 
24
 
PANEER TIKKA
Cubes of homemade cheese, bell pepper, and onion marinated in mixed spices and roasted in a tandoor oven
 
$10.99
 
 
25
 
TANDOORI GARLIC CHICKEN
Tandoori-roasted chicken marinated in garlic and ginger paste
 
$10.99
 
 
26
 
TANDOORI SHRIMP (12 PCS)
Tandoori-roasted fresh shrimp with spices and herbs
 
$11.99
 
 
27
 
CHICKEN KABAB
Tandoori-roasted minced chicken blended with spices and herbs, hand rolled, and skewered
 
$11.99
 
 
28
 
FISH TIKKA
Roasted fi sh, garlic, ginger, and spices
 
$12.99
 
 
29
 
SEEKH KABAB (4 PCS)
Lamb blended with spices and herbs, hand rolled, skewered, and roasted in a tandoor oven
 
$12.99
 

APPETIZERS (NON-VEG)

$8.99
 
30
 
NAVRATAN CURRY
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
 
 
31
 
VEGETABLE CURRY
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
 
 
32
 
VEGETABLE KORMA (MILD)
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
 
 
33
 
ALOO MUTTER
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
VEGAN
 
 
34
 
CHANA ALOO
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
VEGAN
 
 
35
 
CHANA MASALA
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
VEGAN
 
 
36
 
BHINDI MASALA
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
VEGAN
 
 
37
 
ALOO GOBI
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
VEGAN
 
 
38
 
GOBI MASALA
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
VEGAN
 
 
39
 
BAINGAN BHARTA
Chicken with egg, ginger, garlic, spices, and corn flour
 
 
VEGAN
 
 
63
 
MUSHROOM CHICKEN GINGER MASALA
Fresh mushrooms, chicken, tomatoes, onion, and gingerin sauce
 
 
 
64
 
KOHINOOR CHICKEN ALOO
Tender pieces of chicken with potatoes in a special curry
 
 
 
65
 
CHICKEN SAAG
Tender pieces of chicken in spinach blended with spicesand herbs
 
 
 
66
 
CHICKEN KORMA
Tender pieces of chicken in a cashew-based curry
 
 
 
67
 
KOHINOOR KABAB CHICKEN MASALA
Minced chicken with green chilies, onion, tomatoes, garlic,and ginger in a special curry
 
 

SEAFOOD ENTRÉES

$10.99
 
68
 
SHRIMP CURRY
Shrimp in an onion-based sauce
 
 
69
 
GARLIC SHRIMP MUSHROOM MASALA
Shrimp and mushrooms sautéed with onion, tomatoes,and chili in a spicy curry
 
 
70
 
SHRIMP KORMA
Shrimp in a cashew-based curry
 
 
71
 
SHRIMP VINDALOO
Shrimp with potatoes in a spicy curry with vinegar
 
 
72
 
BHUNA SHRIMP CHILI MASALA
Shrimp sautéed with onion, tomatoes, green chilies, spices,and herbs in a spicy curry
 
 
73
 
KOHINOOR SHRIMP DOPYAZA
Shrimp, onion, bell pepper, and grilled tomatoes in curry
 
 
74
 
SHRIMP MAKHANI (MILD)
Shrimp in a creamy tomato curry
 
 
75
 
FISH CURRY
Fish with a special blend of spices in sauce
 
 
76
 
FISH VINDALOO
Fish and seasonal vegetables in a spicy curry
 
 
77
 
KOHINOOR FISH DOPYAZA
Fish, onion, bell pepper, and grilled tomato in a mixed curry
 
 
78
 
FISH MUSHROOM CHILI
Fish sautéed with onion, green pepper, mushroom,and chili in a spicy curry
 

LAMB ENTRÉES

$10.99
 
79
 
KOHINOOR BHUNA GOSHT
Cubes of lamb in gravy with browned onion, tomato,hot green chili, garlic, and ginger
 
 
80
 
LAMB CURRY
Tender pieces of lamb with spices and herbs in sauce
 
 
81
 
LAMB CHILI MUSHROOM MASALA
Lamb and mushrooms with fresh chili and spices
 
 
82
 
LAMB MAKHANI (MILD)
Chunks of lamb in a creamy tomato sauce
 
 
83
 
LAMB VINDALOO
Tender pieces of lamb with vegetables in a spicy sauce
 
 
84
 
LAMB GARLIC MASALA
Lamb cubes with garlic in an aromatic curry
 
 
85
 
LAMB SAAG
Tender pieces of lamb with spinach and spices
 
 
86
 
LAMB KORMA (MILD)
Lamb cubes in a cashew curry
 
 
110
 
CHILI GARLIC CHEESE NAAN
Leavened bread baked with chopped garlic, chili,and parmesan cheese
 
$3.99
 
 
111
 
LAMB KEEMA NAAN
Fresh naan stuff ed with minced lamb
 
$3.99
 
 
112
 
CHEESE NAAN
Leavened bread stuff ed with parmesan cheese
 
$3.99
 
 
113
 
CHICKEN CHILI NAAN
Leavened soft bread stuff ed with minced chickenand green chili and baked in a tandoor oven
 
$3.99
 
 
114
 
KOHINOOR SPECIAL NAAN
Leavened bread stuff ed with onion, garlic, cheese, lamb,and chicken
 
$4.99
 

SIDE DISHES

 
115
 
INDIAN PICKLES
 
$1.99
 
 
116
 
BASMATI RICE
 
$1.49
 
 
117
 
MANGO CHUTNEY
 
$1.99
 
 
118
 
GREEN SALAD
Lettuce, tomato, and cucumber with chef’s dressing
 
$1.99
 
 
119
 
MIXED RAITA
Whipped yogurt with cucumber
 
$1.99
 

DRINKS

 
120
 
MASALA TEA
Tea leaves boiled with milk and Indian herbs
 
$1.49
 
 
121
 
MANGO LASSI
A yogurt drink with mango purée, served chilled
 
$2.99
 
 
122
 
SWEET LASSI
A sweet, refreshing yogurt drink
 
$2.99
 
 
123
 
SALTED LASSI
A salty, refreshing yogurt drink
 
$2.99
 
 
124
 
MANGO SHAKE
Mango purée with milk, served chilled
 
$3.99
 
 
125
 
SODA
 
Pepsi
Diet Pepsi
Cherry Pepsi
Ginger Ale
Fruit Punch Raspberry
 
Ice Tea
Unsweetened Ice Tea
Mountain Dew
Sierra Mist
Lemonade
 
 
$1.49
 

DESSERTS

 
126
 
KHEER
Rice cooked with milk and sugar and topped with pistachios
 
$2.99
 
 
127
 
GULAB JAMUN
Made with milk powder, deep fried, dipped in sugar syrup
 
$2.99
 
 
128
 
PISTA KULFI
Traditional ice cream topped with pistachios and other nuts
 
$2.99
 
 
129
 
COCONUT KULFI
Indian ice cream with coconut
 
$2.99
 
 
130
 
MANGO KULFI
Indian ice cream with mango
 
$2.99
 
 
131
 
GAJAR KA HALWA
Grated carrots gently cooked in milk and sprinkled with nutsand raisins
 
$3.99