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

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LUNCH MENUDINNER MENU

 
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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
 
 
 

LUNCH MENU

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 Kofta curries) are gluten free. Please let your server know of any food allergies.
Some vegetarian dishes can be made 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
Caulifl ower 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
 

CHICKEN ENTRÉES

$8.99
Served with rice or naan. All chicken is boneless unless otherwise noted.
 
31
 
CHICKEN MAKHANI (MILD)
Dark chicken in a thick, creamy tomato-based curry
 
 
 
 
32
 
CHICKEN CURRY
Chicken with spices and herbs
 
 
 
 
33
 
CHICKEN VINDALOO
Chicken with potatoes in a curry sauce with vinegar and seasonal vegetables
 
 
 
34
 
BHUNA CHICKEN CHILI MASALA
Chicken with onion, tomatoes, garlic, and ginger in a curry sauce
 
 
 
 
35
 
CHICKEN SAAG
Tender pieces of chicken in spinach blended with spices and herbs
 
 
 
 
36
 
CHICKEN KORMA
Tender pieces of chicken in a cashew-based curry
 
 
37
 
CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA
Tender chicken breast roasted in a tandoor oven with a creamy tomato sauce
 

LAMB ENTRÉES

$9.99
Served with rice or naan. All lamb is boneless.
 
38
 
LAMB CURRY
Tender pieces of lamb with spices and herbs in sauce
 
 
39
 
LAMB VINDALOO
Tender pieces of lamb in a spicy curry sauce with seasonal vegetables
 
 
40
 
LAMB SAAG
Tender pieces of lamb with spinach and spices
 
 
41
 
LAMB KORMA (MILD)
Cubes of lamb in a cashew-based curry
 
 
42
 
DAL ALOO GOSHT
Cubes of lamb in yellow lentils and potato with a special blend of spices
 
 
43
 
KOHINOOR BHUNA GOSHT
Cubes of lamb in gravy with browned onion, tomato, hot green chili, garlic, and ginger
 
 
44
 
LAMB JALFRIZE
Tender pieces of lamb with sautéed onion, bell pepper, and spices in sauce
 

THALI SPECIALS

Only for dining in.
 
57
 
VEGETARIAN THALI
Combo platter with Paneer Makhani, Yellow Dal, Mixed Vegetable Curry, Chana Aloo, rice, naan, salad, and dessert
 
$8.99
 
 
58
 
SPECIAL VEGETARIAN THALI
Combo platter with Bhuna Kofta, Paneer Tikka Masala, Yellow Dal, Chana Masala, samosa, salad, rice, naan, and kheer
 
$9.99
 
 
59
 
NON-VEGETARIAN THALI
Combo platter with Yellow Dal, Shrimp Curry, Chicken Tikka Masala, Tandoori Chicken (1 pc), samosa, naan, rice, and kheer
 
$9.99
 
 
60
 
SPECIAL NON-VEGETARIAN THALI
Combo platter with Lamb Curry, Dal Makhani, Chicken Curry, Chicken Tikka Masala, samosa, salad, naan, rice, and kheer
 
$10.99
 

SIDE DISHES

 
61
 
INDIAN PICKLES
 
$1.99
 
 
62
 
BASMATI RICE
 
$1.49
 
 
63
 
MANGO CHUTNEY
 
$1.99
 
 
64
 
GREEN SALAD
Lettuce, tomato, and cucumber with chef’s dressing
 
$2.99
 
 
65
 
GREEN SALAD
Whipped yogurt with cucumber
 
$1.99
 

SPECIALTY BREADS

 
66
 
NAAN
Famous Indian-style leavened soft bread baked on the wall lining of the tandoor clay oven
 
 
$1.49
 
 
67
 
ROTI
Unleavened whole wheat bread baked in a tandoor oven
 
VEGAN
 
$1.99
 
 
68
 
PANEER KULCHA
Leavened bread stuff ed with homemade cheese and herbs
 
$2.99
 
 
69
 
ONION KULCHA
Leavened bread stuff ed with onion and spices
 
$2.99
 
 
70
 
GARLIC NAAN
Leavened bread baked with chopped garlic
 
$2.99
 
 
71
 
BHATOORA
Deep-fried leavened bread
 
$2.99
 
 
72
 
PARATHA
Multi-layered whole wheat bread cooked with butter
 
 
$2.99
 
 
73
 
JAIPURI NAAN
Leavened bread stuff ed with mixed fruit and nuts
 
$2.99
 
 
74
 
ALOO PARATHA
Whole wheat bread stuff ed with mashed potato and spices
 
$2.99
 
 

VEGETARIAN ENTRÉES

$7.99
Served with rice or naan. Our paneer is made fresh daily.
Some vegetarian dishes can be made vegan upon request.
 
20
 
PANEER SAAG
Spinach with Indian cottage cheese and spices
 
 
 
21
 
YELLOW DAL
Yellow lentils with Indian spices
 
VEGAN
 
 
22
 
CHANA ALOO
Chickpeas and potatoes with fresh onion and tomato in a special homemade spice-and-herb curry
 
VEGAN
 
 
23
 
VEGETABLE CURRY
Seasonal vegetables in a creamy sauce
 
 
 
24
 
VEGETABLE KORMA (MILD)
Seasonal vegetables in a creamy curry
 
 
 
25
 
MALAI KOFTA
Vegetable roll in a creamy tomato-based curry
 
 
 
26
 
BHUNA PANEER
Homemade cheese in our special kadai curry with onion, tomato, and green pepper
 
 
 
27
 
DAL MAKHANI
Whole black lentils simmered until tender and seasoned with ginger, garlic, and herbs
 
 
 
28
 
ALOO GOBI
Fresh caulifl ower and potatoes sautéed in spices with tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic, and herbs
 
VEGAN
 
 
29
 
PANEER KORMA
Homemade cheese in a creamy curry
 
 
 
30
 
BAINGAN ALOO
Fresh eggplant roasted in a tandoor clay oven, mashed, and blended with a rich mixture of spices and herbs cooked with potato
 
VEGAN
 

SEAFOOD ENTRÉES

$9.99
Served with rice or naan. All fi sh is boneless.
 
45
 
FISH CURRY
Fish in a curry sauce with a special blend of spices
 
 
46
 
FISH MUSHROOM CHILI
Fish and mushroom sautéed with onion, tomato, green pepper, and chili in a spicy curry
 
 
47
 
SHRIMP CURRY
Shrimp in an onion-based curry
 
 
48
 
SHRIMP KORMA (MILD)
Shrimp in a cashew-based curry
 
 
49
 
BHUNA SHRIMP CHILI
Shrimp sautéed with onion, tomato, green chili, spices, and herbs in a spicy curry
 
 
50
 
FISH DOPYAZA
Fish with onion, bell pepper, and grilled tomato–based curry
 
 
51
 
SHRIMP JALFRIZE
Shrimp with assorted seasonal vegetables
 

RICE ENTRÉES

Served with raita and curry sauce.
 
52
 
VEGETABLE BIRYANI
Basmati rice with seasonal vegetables and mild spices
 
VEGAN
 
$7.99
 
 
53
 
CHICKEN BIRYANI
Basmati rice with chicken, seasonal vegetables, and Kohinoor’s special biryani masala
 
$8.99
 
 
54
 
LAMB BIRYANI
Basmati rice with lamb, seasonal vegetables, and Kohinoor’s special biryani masala
 
$9.99
 
 
55
 
SHRIMP BIRYANI
Basmati rice with shrimp, seasonal vegetables, and Kohinoor’s special biryani masala
 
$9.99
 
 
56
 
KOHINOOR MIXED BIRYANI
Basmati rice with shrimp, lamb, chicken, seasonal vegetables, and Kohinoor’s special biryani masala
 
$10.99
 
 
75
 
CHILI NAAN
Leavened soft bread stuff ed with green chili and baked in a tandoor oven
 
$2.99
 
 
76
 
CHILI GARLIC CHEESE NAAN
Leavened bread baked with chopped garlic, chili, and parmesan cheese
 
$3.99
 
 
77
 
LAMB KEEMA NAAN
Fresh naan stuff ed with minced lamb
 
$3.99
 
 
78
 
CHEESE NAAN
Leavened bread stuff ed with parmesan cheese
 
$3.99
 
 
79
 
CHICKEN CHILI NAAN
Leavened soft bread stuff ed with minced chicken and green chili and baked in a tandoor oven
 
$3.99
 
 
80
 
KOHINOOR SPECIAL NAAN
Leavened bread stuff ed with onion, garlic, homemade cheese, lamb, and chicken
 
$4.99
 

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