Nyala African Restaurant

Our Menu


Dips

Tahini

Deliciously different dip made from sesame paste, yoghurt, lemon juice and olive oil.

$11.00

Deberja

Deliciously cooked egg plant with turmeric, coriander, cumin, capsicum and garlic blended with natural yoghurt.

$11.00

Lentils

If you like something a little hot, we have lentils with berbere chilli, onion, fresh garlic and yet another mixture of spices.

$11.00


Combo

We are delighted to serve you a combination of all the above.

$12.50

Entrees

Sambusa

Savoury pastries from Ethiopia, filled with spice mince beef, served with spiced timatim sauce

$10.50

Baboutie

South African specialty made from mince beef, fruit chutney, sultanas, almonds and other spices. A beautiful start to your meal.

$11.00

Combo

Any three of the above

$13.00
All dips accompanied by Mahloul – Mountain bread light in texture, made from wholemeal flour, no salt, sugar or any fatty substances


Ful

Fava beans cooked in a combination of cumin and spices. Eaten with Mahloul – staple food in much of the Sudan

$10.00

Abeba Gomen

This exotic Ethiopian name for ‘cauliflower’ is only the beginning of rapturous eating. Steamed, then soaked in egg batter, deep fried and served with spiced timatim sauce.

$10.50

Mixed Combo

Any four combinations of dips and entrée

$14.00

Main Courses

Doro Tibs

Boneless pieces of chicken marinated in herbs and spices, sautéed in mild chilli, with Nyala’s Awazi sauce. Served with your choice of injera or rice

$21.00

Beg Tibs

Marinated and spiced lamb sizzling cubes sautéed with fresh tomato, rosemary and white wine, served with injera

$21.50

Kuku Na Nazi

A Kenyan taste sensation – chicken, coconut, curry and mild spices – rather exotic. Traditionally served with rice, or you can have it with couscous

$22.00


Domeda

A hearty dish from Gambia. Made from beef, smooth peanut, butter, potatoes, herbs and spices

$20.00

Nyala Special

A traditional Ethiopian stew, rich with flavour – lean boneless beef, finely chopped fresh ginger, garlic and homemade peri per (chilli) with other spices to taste. Served with futari – a mix of vegetables. Traditionally served with injera.

$21.00

Seafood

‘Beni Amer Assa’ – exotic, high quality trevally fillet, soaked in spices and grilled, served with salata

$20.00

Meat Combo

Any three of the above meat dishes and salad with injera, rice or couscous

$24.00

VEGETARIAN MAINS

Futari

A delicious Tanzanian vegetarian dish. Cabbage, potato, carrot and seasonal vegetable cooked with mild spices, topped with coconut milk. Served with your choice of injera or rice

$18.50

Defen-Meser

Mild brown lentil cooked with garlic, chopped tomato, tumric and coriander. Served with injera

$17.50

Keke-Wot

A delicious cuisine enjoyed by all Ethiopians. Split pea in onion, garlic, peri peri and other spices, served with freshly cooked silver beet. Served with injera

$18.00


Gomen

Freshly cooked silver beet and potatoes with garlic, ginger and other spices – vegetarian’s choice. Served with injera or couscous

$18.00

Seble

Combination of vegetarian dishes, Futari, Gomen, Meser and Keke. Served with your choice of injera, rice or couscous

$20.00

Beyay-netu

Ethiopian Platter – Any four meat and vegetarian dishes with salad. Served with injera.

$25.00

SIDE DISHES

Salata

This universally popular side dish is prepared from lettuce, tomatoes, onions, capsicum and cucumbers

$5.00


Sudanese Salata

Lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, capsicum and onion. Served with a peanut sauce.

$5.00

DESSERTS

Sweet Couscous

Moroccan specialty. Delicious fine semolina dish, served with silvered almonds, sultanas, icing sugar, unsalted butter and served with ice cream.

$6.50

Tafach Mooz

This delicious East African favourite, and exotic name for ‘sweet bananas’, is product of layers of bananas, brown sugar, cream cheese and cinnamon, lightly baked.

$7.50


Ice Cream

One of the top quality ice creams, all natural ingredients. Ask your waiter for flavours.

$6.00

DRINKS

Ethiopian Coffee

‘Buna’ – the peak of refinement Ethiopian coffee is served unsweetened. Boiled into a concentrated richness and passionate flavour

$3.00

Coffee

Cappuccino, café latte, short black, hot chocolate

$3.00


Mint Tea

Western sharans say that the first tea is bitter, like life; the second is sweet, like love; and the third is gentle like death. Needless to say, this mint tea has a refreshing taste and aroma.

$3.00

Tea

Lipton, English Breakfast, Earl Grey, herbal tea, South African tea

$3.00

Our Banquet


Four people or more

The dishes are served continuously and groups share a variety of foods. A selection from either of the following:

A. $38.00 per person

Dips
Entrees - Baboutie & Cauliflower
Main Courses
Rice
Couscous
Injera
Salad
Desserts
Coffee or Tea

B. $33.00 per person

Dips
Entrees - Baboutie & Cauliflower
Main Courses
Rice
Couscous
Injera
Salad
Coffee or Tea

C. $30.00 per person

Dips
Main Courses
Rice
Couscous
Injera
Salad
Coffee or Tea

Kids Special $12.00

Doro with Dinich tibs

Ethiopian style chicken with handcut potato chps tossed with carrot and beans

EXTRAS

Mahloul

Mountain bread (2 pieces)

$1.50

Injera

Flat, airy, round bread. Light in colour, lightly spongy in texture: the traditional accompaniment to most Ethiopian dishes.
Tear off a portion of injera and hand scoop the spicy dishes. Try it, it's fun!

$1.50

Corkage

per bottle of wine

$4.00


Couscous

North-West African - a fine semolina made from wheat grain.

$3.00

Rice

Steamed savoury yellow rice - finely spiced

$3.00