Houmous with pitta bread - £5
There are as many types of houmous as there are homes where it is made! Pureed chick peas, sesame seed paste balanced with garlic, sharpened with lemon juice and unified with olive oil. This recipe has been handed down the generations.
Green Salad - £5
Mirza Ghassemi with pitta bread - £5.50
This is a dish with history, a plate of food found on the banks of the Caspian Sea. Scorched aubergines, smoky and delicious, cooked in a light tomato sauce with egg and finely chopped garlic. Close your eyes and you’re in the heart of Persia.
Mixed Mezeh with Naan - £10
Houmos, mirza ghassemi and yoghurt & roast garlic. (Heaven for garlic lovers)
Mixed Indian Dips - £7
4 popadoms, spiced onions, mango chutney and mixed raita
You will find pakora on every street corner, every home in the Punjab. It defines the Punjab. And now it has come to define Glasgow! Gram flour fritters, spiced and brought to life with any number of different fillings. The choice is yours...
Seasonal Vegetable Pakora - £5
Chicken Breast Pakora - £7
Fish Fillet Pakora - £7
Pakora Sharing Platter (serves 4) - £22
Seasonal Vegetable pakora, chicken breast pakora, fish fillet pakora
All these Starter are barbecued to sizzling perfection in the tandoori oven. All served on hot sizzling pan
Chicken Chaat - For one £7 / For two £13
This is a favourite at weddings; the men slake their thirst with excellent single malt whilst taking the edge off their hunger with Chicken Chaat. Almost tasty enough to make you want to pop the question!
Spicy Sheekh kebab - For one £8 / For two £14
Lean minced lamb is marinated with lime coriander and cumin, then grilled.
Tandoori Spicy Lamb Chop - For one £10 / For two £18
Tender lamb chops in chef’s secret Gramm masala and cooked to perfection in the tandoor
Spicy Seabass Fillet - For one £12 / For two £20
Served on hot sizzling pan
Tandoori Chicken Tikka - For one £8 / For two £15
Marinated tandoori chicken tikka
Tandoori King Prawn - For one £13 / For two £22
Marinated tandoori king prawn
Tandoori Monkfish Tikka - For one £12 / For two £22
Marinated tandoori monkfish tikka
Tandoori Salmon - For one £13 / For two £22
Marinated tandoori salmon
Tandoori Sharing Platter (serves 4) - £36
Spicy lamb chops, chicken tikka, chicken chaat and spicy sheekh kebab
Tandoori Combo Sharing Platter (serves 4) - £45
Spicy lamb chops, chicken tikka, chicken chaat, spicy sheekh kebab, king prawn & Monk fish
The Original Irani Kebab
Kofta (Kobideh) Kebab - £15
Possibly the world’s original and finest kebab. Perfectly balanced meat and spices grilled on an open charcoal barbecue. Cooked today the way it has been cooked for generations. Two skewers of lovely minced lamb meat served with salad and love.
Chicken (Joojeh) Kebab - £13
Marinated chicken, skewered and barbecued. The spice mix for this dish is a family secret. When you taste it, you’ll know why! Served with salad and dressing.
Majestic (Makhsoos) Kebab - £18
One famous emperor of Persia loved both lamb and chicken. So he had the Court Chef combine both. He called it The Majestic Kebab. It is indeed majestic. It is two kebabs, a skewer each of chicken and lamb mince.
Shashlik Kebab - £18
Marinated lamb fillet, skewered and grilled over barbecue, served with salad and dressing, mixed peppers and onion. This dish straddles Persia and can be found in modern day Pakistan.
Royal (Soltani) Kebab - £22
One of the Koolba Brothers, can never decide between Shashlik and the Kofta Kebab. So, in his honour, we bring you the Royal Kebab. A skewer of each served with salad and dressing. He says that whenever he eats it, he feels like a King.tan.
Persian Kebab Feast for Two / Four People - £40 / - £75
I’m sure you saw this coming. I love ALL the kebabs at Koolba. So I wanted them ALL on a plate. Three skewers of beautifully barbecued meat and chicken. Shashlik, Kofta, Royal Chicken served on a bed of salad and accompanied with your choice of basmati rice, chips or plain naan bread. The best kebabs in Scotland. Sublime.
This is one of our absolute favourites. Unlike most other North Indian curries the meat is added earlier on in the process. This means the sauce can remain thick and unctious, packed full of ginger, garlic and fresh tomato flavour.
“Do“ is the Punjabi word for two, ”Piaza“ is the word for onions. Two Onions. That’s what defines this dish. Slow cooked onions form the base of this masala invigorated with the flavours of frsh cardamum, clove and black pepper.
The Punjab is home to all the best vegetables in India. Drive through any town or village and the spinach stretched skyward. It’s a staple of my family. Here we combine it with a luscious masala and let the spinach do all the talking....
The Punjabis like nothing more than a party. This dish is a party on a plate. Peppers, Onions, Ginger, Garlic and plenty of green chillies take the party from the plate right into your mouth.
Ceylonese food is defined by spice and coconut. This curry balances the creamy coconut flavour with ground and whole spices and a dash of lemon juice.
Combine your traditional Indian dish with a choice of:
Indian Mixed Vegetable £12
King Prawn £19
A delicious combination of rice, meat and mixed raita
King Prawns Biryani £21
Lamb Biryani £18
Chicken Biryani £16
Curry sauce order seperately
Sea Bass Kerelan Garlic chili - £20
A South Indian specialty from the coastal towns of Kerala. This is the garlic and chilli lovers dream come true. Typically of South Indian food, this is a lighter, more nuanced dish but with all the flavour.
Salmon Bangali style Fish curry - £20
Salmon fillet marinated in exotic Bengali spicy sauce
Kerelan Garlic Chilli King Prawns - £20
Prawns are the staple dish of the South Indian seaside town of Mangalore. Rich in garlic, suffused with spice and gorgeously chilli, this is a must for those that pursue authenticity.
Lamb Karahi - £16
A Karahi is a steel cooking utensil, similar to a wok. This is a more robust dish, a potent masala bursting with spice and flavour and plenty of green chillies!
Kerelan Garlic Chilli Chicken Tikka - £14
A South Indian speciality from the coastal towns of Kerala. This is the garlic and chilli lovers dream come true. Typically of South Indian food, this is a lighter, more nuanced dish but with all the flavour.
Chicken Tikka Jalfrezi - £14
Freshly Jalfrezi is a typical punjabi dish cooked with capsicum, onions and a touch of cream.
Chicken Tikka Maseladar - £14
Delicious chicken tikka smothered in a tandoori sauce, rich in tomatoes, peppers and fresh coriander.
Nantara Chicken Tikka and King Prawns - £18
Nantara cuisine is one of the most ancient in India. From the palaces and gardens of Mysore, this dish combines King Prawns and Chicken Tikka with a special Nantara sauce, finished with fresh chilli and coriander
Butter Chicken Tikka - £14
From the heart of old Delhi, a deliciously rich butter masala with bite size pieces of chicken tikka.
Lamb Rogan Josh - £16
Inspired by the dried Kashmiri dried chilli tempered with yoghurt, this is a much loved dish across all of North India. Tomatoes, chillies, coriander and tender lamb. Millions of Indians can’t be wrong!
Chicken Daal - £13
From the heart of Muslim Punjab, this is festival food. Slow cooked chicken and lentils brought together in an effortlessly delicious masala.
Chicken Tikka Masala - £14
Invented in Glasgow, loved around the world, there is no dish that characterises better the love affair the Scots have with curry. Tandoori mouthfuls of chicken in a masala bursting with capsicums, ginger, garlic and chilli, tempered with cream. This is what made Scotland Brave!
IF YOU WISH ANY OF THE CHICKEN DISHES TO BE SERVED AS A LAMB WE WILL HAPPILY DO SO (£2 SUPPLEMENT)
All these dishes are barbecued to sizzling perfection in the tandoori oven, and are served with rice, curry sauce and fresh salad garnish. A different sauce of your choice can be selected from the menu for £2 extra. All served on hot sizzling pan
Chicken Tikka Meal - £25
Succulent chicken, marinated in yoghurt and spices cooked to perfection in tandoor.
Lamb Tikka Meal - £30
Tender Scottish lamb fillet in chef’s secret Gramm masala and cooked to perfection in the tandoor
Lamb Chops Meal - £30
Tender Scottish lamb chops in chef’s secret Gramm masala and cooked to perfection in the tandoor.
Monkfish Tandoori Meal - £30
Best Scottish produce monkfish fillet marinated in aromatic spice cooked to perfection in the tandoor.
King Prawn Tandoori Meal - £30
King prawn marinated in exotic Bengali spicy and cooked to perfection in the tandoor.
Salmon Tandoori Meal - £30
Best Scottish produce Salmon fillet marinated in exotic Bengali spicy and cooked to perfection in the tandoor.
Paneer Tikka Meal - £21
Soft Paneer marinated in yoghurt and spices cooked to perfection in the tandoor.
Basmati Rice - £3.30
Mushroom Rice - £4.50
Coconut Rice - £4.50
Spicy Keema Rice - £6
Persian Style Naan - £3.30
Garlic and Coriander Naan - £4.00
Keema Naan - £5
Cheese Naan - £5
Peshwari Naan - £5
Garlic & Cheese Naan - £6
Chilli Butter Naan - £4
Chapati - £2.50
Spicy Vegetable Paratha - £6
Yoghurt & Roasted Garlic - £4
a cooling Persian yoghurt dip with herbs and garlic
Spicy Keema Paratha - £6
Aloo Gobi Saag - £6.95
Tark Daal - £6.95
Curry sauce - £6
Other variety of curry sauce - £7
(Creamy or Spicy)
Spiced Onion - £3
Mango Chutney - £3
Mixed Raita - £3
Mixed Pickle - £3
Poppadum - £1
Spicy Masala Chips - £4
If you have any food allergies or dietary requirements please let us know. Although care has been taken to ensure dishes are made without nuts, there may be some traces. we cannot accept any responsibility for any allergic reaction from any dish. 10% Service charge will be added to tables of 6 or more people All our dishes are made to order and cooked fresh, we appreciate your patience during busy periods.