Khyber Pass

Popular Dishes

Sambosa
Fried puff pastry turnover stuffed with lentils, ground beef & spices
$7.00
Borta
Mashed eggplant mixed with tahini, lemon, garlic & yogurt
$6.00
Mantu
Steamed pasta shells stuffed with seasoned groundbeef & lentils, drizzled with garlic-mint yogurt
$8.00
Chicken Kabob
All-natural cage-free chicken tender in a house marinade grilled over an open flame
$17.00
Kofta Kabob
All-natural beef ground with green onions, cilantro, and herbs grilled in two long skewers
$16.00
Yaghoot Chalao
Sweet & sour cherry qormah with chicken or lamb served with cherry rice
$19.00
Qabuli Palao
Lamb or chicken qormah served with qabuli rice topped with carrots & raisins
$19.00
Mango Lassi
Sweet mango, yogurt, sugar & a hint of cardamom
$5.00

Appetizers

Sambosa
Fried puff pastry turnover stuffed with lentils, ground beef & spices
$7.00
Borta
Mashed eggplant mixed with tahini, lemon, garlic & yogurt
$6.00
Mantu
Steamed pasta shells stuffed with seasoned groundbeef & lentils, drizzled with garlic-mint yogurt
$8.00
Bolani
Fried flat pastry turnover stuffed with potatoes, leeks, green onion & herbs
$5.00
Choocha Sampler
Borta, bolani, sambosa, and hummus
$15.00
Aushak
Filled leek dumplings topped with meat or veggie sauce & garlic-dill yogurt
$8.00
Hummus
Mashed chick peas, tahini & lemon juice
$6.00

Salads

Salaatah
Diced red onions, tomatoes, cucumber, mint, lemon juice, & sea salt
$8.00
Kabul Garden Salad
Seasonal greens, red onions, topped with a house vinaigrette
$9.00
Greek
Romaine lettuce, olives, red onions, cucumber & feta in a yogurt aioli
$9.00

Soups

Aush
Noodles, red kidney beans, & ground beef in a chicken broth
$9.00
Maashaawah
Five bean vegetarian soup with herbs in a yogurt vegetable broth
$9.00

Rice

included with kabob, qormah, and curry entree, or can be purchased as a side.
Chalao (White Rice)
White basmati rice
$7.00
Qabuli
Saffron-coriander rice topped with shredded carrots & raisins
$9.00
Cherry Rice
White rice fused with sour cherries
$8.00
Cauliflower Rice
Organic cauliflower cut into rice grain size pieces sauteed with turmeric & ginger
$9.00
Palao (Saffron-coriander)
Saffron & coriander rice
$8.00

Kabob

Charbroiled on an open flame, served with a seasonal veggies side.
Chicken Kabob
All-natural cage-free chicken tender in a house marinade grilled over an open flame
$17.00
Kofta Kabob
All-natural beef ground with green onions, cilantro, and herbs grilled in two long skewers
$16.00
Lamb Kabob
Pasture-raised lamb in a house-made marinade grilled over an open flame
$19.00
Shrimp
Wild-caught jumbo shrimp in our house marinade served with a seasonal veggie side & your choice of...
$20.00
Chicken Tandoori
Cornish game hen in a spicy tandoori rub
$19.00
Lamb Chops
Pasture-raised lamb on the bone in a house marinade grilled over an open flame
$29.00
Chopaan
Pasture-raised lamb chops in our house marinade served with a seasonal veggie stew & your choice o...
$29.00
Salmon
Wild caught Norwegian salmon grilled in two fillets in a house marinade
$22.00
Filet Mignon
All-natural hormone free beef filet mignon served with an assorted veggie side
$27.00
Combo Kabob
Pasture-raised lamb, free-range chicken kabob, & beef kofta kabob served with a veggie stew, & you...
$25.00

Qormah

Saucy Vegetarian entrees with options of adding chicken or lamb.
Badejaan
Marinated eggplant baked with olive oil & garlic-mint yogurt sauce
$12.00
Daal
Lentils marinated with seared onion, turmeric, ginger, & tomatoes
$12.00
Sabzi
Spinach with green onions, cilantro & herbs
$12.00
Kachaaloo
Potatoes sautéed with turmeric, tomatoes & onions
$12.00
Samaaroq
Stewed mushrooms, bell peppers, turmeric, coriander, & cilantro
$12.00
Matar
Peas slow cooked in turmeric, ginger, & tomatoes
$12.00

Khyber Specials

Authentic specialty entrees.
Yaghoot Chalao
Sweet & sour cherry qormah with chicken or lamb served with cherry rice
$19.00
Qabuli Palao
Lamb or chicken qormah served with qabuli rice topped with carrots & raisins
$19.00
Apricot
Sweet & sour apricot, fresh lemon juice served with white basmati rice & your choice of chicken or...
$18.00
Vegetarian Platter
Sampler platter of Vegetarian qormahs and rices
$17.00

Sides

Great Vegetarian additions to share with entrees (no rice included).
Kadu
Baked sweet and savory banana squash topped with garlic-mint yogurt
$9.00
Okra
Okra slow cooked with onions, tomatoes, garlic, cilantro & herbs
$10.00

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

A mix of house made traditional drinks from the homeland, gourmet sodas inspired by the taste of the east, and some boring basics.
Mango Lassi
Sweet mango, yogurt, sugar & a hint of cardamom
$5.00
Doogh
Sour yogurt with mint, salt & lemon juice
$4.00
Sparkling Water
$5.00
Sodas
Your classic favorites
$3.00
Cucumber-Mint Sparkling Soda
$4.00
Sparkling Rose Lemonade
$4.00

Complements

Saucy complements to enjoy with your entrees.
Jaan-Eh-Ama
Yogurt, cucumber, mint & salt
$5.00
Green Chutnee
Grated cilantro, jalapeño, and walnuts in a vinegar juice
$0.50
Turshi
Pickled veggies aged in apple cider vinegar & lemon
$4.00
Chile-Garlic Aioli
Spicy aioli sauce great for a little kick to any starter or entree
$0.50
Green Chutnee
grated cilantro, jalapeño, and walnuts in a vinegar juice
$0.50
Red Chutnee
spicy red chili chutnee
$0.50

About Khyber Pass

(619) 294-7579 • 523 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Mediterranean, Middle-Eastern, Persia and Afghan Cuisine. Our dishes are authentic, our lamb is pasture-raised, our chicken is free-range, and our produce is locally grown. Our vegetarian options are amazing, and most of our menu is gluten-free.