Medley of finely sliced vegetables tossed with crispy Indian noodles in a tangy sauce.
An all time favourite! Flaky triangular pastry stuffed with potatoes and seasonal vegetables.
Aloo Tikki Chat
Crispy potato cutlets topped with seasoned chickpeas, fresh lime juice, cilantro, yogurt and tamarind sauce.
A true finger food! Tender chicken wings marinated in a spicy sauce then deep fried.
Crunch vegetable fritters made with a chickpea batter served with our in house tamarind sauce.
Locally caught squid coated in our freshly prepared coconut batter and quickly deep fried. Enjoy with lemon or our Silk Route Thai dipping sauce.
Chat Pata Aloo
A Mumbai creation! Sauteed potato with dry roasted spices.
Fresh seasonal seafood in butter sauce, prepared coastal style and served with mini naan.
A lighter affair, flatbread wrap prepared with marinated grilled chicken and traditional garnishes.
Chicken Spring Roll
Where south meets far east! Enjoy this Indian twist on a traditional classic. Served with our signature Thai dipping sauce.
Flaky triangular pastry stuffed with minced beef, spices and herbs.
Juicy and tender cubes of lamb seasoned with an aromatic, mint coriander cashew paste.
Pathar Ka Gosht
Succulent pieces of lamb intensely marinated with Hyderabadi spices, seared on a hot stone.
Murgh Malai Tikka
Tender pieces of chicken marinated overnight in a spiced yogurt and cream mixture, finished in the tandoor.
Lasooni Tandoori Machi
Locally sourced fresh fish coated in a garlic marinade and done in the tandoor.
Spice and flavour infused succulent chicken drumsticks, roasted in the tandoor.
Tender spicy mutton chops, finished in the tandoor. A key part of a Mughlai Feast.
Garlic Chicken Kebab
Fresh chicken threaded through a skewer, coated in a garlic marinade.
Garlic Prawns Tikka
Fresh prawns infused with our specialty garlic marinade and then fire grilled.
Akbari Mutton Seekh Kebab
A Bedouin dish passed down from many generations. Minced lamb in freshly ground spices.
Pashtun-style minced kebab made with ground lamb in the shape of a patty.
TANDOOR (THE CLAY OVEN)
Paneer Tikka (Vegetarian)
Homemade panner chunks marinated with special spices and grilled in the tandoor
Subhzi Shikampuri (Vegetarian)
Lightly spiced and coated fresh vegetables grilled in the tandoor.
Chicken on the bone marinated in a traditional Indian blend that includes ginger, garlic and chilli mixture overnight.
Chicken marinated with yogurt, ginger, garlic and tandoori masala overnight and roasted to perfection in our clay oven.
Whole fish marinated in our house blend grilled in the tandoor. Note: this item contains bones.
Phaldari Tandoori Chat (Vegetarian)
A fruit and vegetable medley marinated in tandoori spices and yogurt and finished in the tandoor.
World famous! A delicious preparation of tender pieces of chicken marinated overnight, slow roasted and cooked in a rich tomato and cashew curry
Try this North Indian specialty! A medium spiced chicken dish tossed with seasonal vegetables and allowed to simmer.
Chicken Tikka Masala
Barbecued chicken cooked in an aromatic and zesty tomato based curry.
A combination straight from heaven! Chicken done with sauteed spinach and aromatic spices and lightly finished with cream.
Jeera Methi Chicken
Tender pieces of chicken cooked with freshly ground cumin and fenugreek in a brown gravy.
Lightly spiced creamy curry done with a cashew sauce and turmeric.
Originating from the south of India, this spicy chicken is done in a traditional coconut curry.
Jimmy's Roast Chicken
Spicy succulent boned chicken infused with coriander and chillies.
Fresh fish served with a tangy tamarind and tomato based gravy.
Hyderabad Fried Fish
King fish dry rubbed with a blend of spices and pan fried to perfection.
Boatman's Fish Curry
Coconut, salt and chilli make this fresh dish a must try if you are a fish lover!
Sauteed prawns done in a dry curry.
BEEF & LAMB
This spicy dish offers cuts of tender beef cooked with potatoes in a robust fiery gravy.
Beef Do Pyaza
Onion based curry with succulent morsels of beef.
A dish of Persian origin, lamb cooked in a rich cashew sauce with a blend of fragrant spices.
Lamb in Cashew
Lamb simmered in a mild cashew sauce for those that don't like the heat.
Lamb tossed with fresh herbs and flavouring freshly cooked and served in a kadai.
A Rajastani spicy lamb dish. The lamb is cooked in a variety of masalas and has a burst of red chillies.
Lamb pieces cooked with spinach, tomatoes, ginger and tempered cumin seeds.
Baby eggplant sauteed with Indian spices and cooked in a tangy gravy.
A special Indian combination of marinated paneer and green peas.
Pureed spinach and paneer, cooked with freshly ground spices and lightly finished with cream.
Silk Route Daal
Creamed dark lentils tempered and seasoned with mild spices and cooked with clarified butter.
Daal Tadka Sunset
See the sunset! Lentils cooked home style with ginger, garlic and finely chopped onions and tomatoes.
Tawa Grilled Vegetables
This dry dish offers peas, cauliflower, green beans, carrots and potatoes tossed in our house blend of spices.
Balls made with paneer and potatoes simmered in a mild cashew gravy.
This semi dry curry of cauliflower and potatoes is tossed in our house blend of spices and mustard seeds.
Chickpeas done with onions and tomatoes in a rich Punjabi gravy.
Homestyle paneer done in a mild creamy butter sauce.
Pieces of paneer marinated and sauteed with fresh seasonal vegetables and aromatic spices.
A mild creamy curry cooked with seasonal vegetables, nuts and raisins in a cashew based sauce.
Paneer Tikka Masala
Marinated grilled paneer pieces done in an aromatic zesty tomato based gravy.
a fragrant rice dish known around the world - ask our server to explain the different types of biryani we can prepare - choice of vegetable, mutton, chicken or shrimp
Silk Route Rice
Hakka Noodles with Prawns
Noodles stir fried with fresh vegetables and shrimps in a sweet and sour sauce.
World famous Chinese rice prepared in a wok with seasonal vegetables with your choice of beef, chicken or shrimp. Vegetarian option also available.
Dry Chilli Paneer
Cubes of paneer fried with green peppers and onions, then tossed in our own soy sauce blend.
Szechuan Vegetable Noodles
Fresh vegetables and noodles stir fried in a traditional Szechuan sauce.
General Tao's Chicken
Where sweet meets spicy! Deep fried chicken cubes coated in a glossy sauce.
Sauteed chicken with green peppers and onions finished with soy sauce and chilli oil.
Grilled Mushroom Chicken
A succulent chicken breast drizzled in a creamy mushroom gravy.
WHEN IN ZANZIBAR
Calamari and Prawns Duo
Locally fished and grilled to perfection, this duo will satisfy the seafood lover in you.
Grilled King Fish
A local treat, fresh fish that is grilled and seasoned with locally sourced spices.
Fish and Chips
A tribute to Britannia! This English classic has travelled the world and has found it's way to Stone Town Zanzibar.
Zanzibari Fish Curry
A local recipe - fish coconut curry served with a bed of rice.
Inspired by local chef Tatu - chicken cooked in a coconut curry with potatoes, boiled eggs and Zanzibari spices. Served with a bed of rice.
Coconut Beef Curry
Tender pieces of beef simmered in a medium spiced coconut curry.
Ocean rock lobster, prawns, calamari, octopus and fresh fish. Served with grilled vegetables, roasted potatoes and our special homemade sauce.
Black Seed Naan
Chilli Cheese Naan
Cheese Hara Pyaz Naan
Baby dough balls steeped in a sugar syrup, flavoured with saffron and nuts (add ice cream - 3,000)
Traditional rich creamy homemade Indian ice cream - ask server for available flavours
Peanut Buster Parfait
ice cream with chocolate and peanuts AMERICAN SPECIALITY
a Silk Route creation - warm brownie served on a hot plate with ice cream and sizzling chocolate sauce
Ice Cream Sundae
Ice cream drizzled with your choice of chocolate, strawberry or caramel and garnished with nuts.
**all prices in TSH (Tanzanian Shillings) - Please call for pricing in USD