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Ethiopia Down Under is a professional member of the NSW/ACT Coeliac Society gf = Gluten Free foods (gf) – foods marked with this symbol contain no wheat flour or wheat products (we do not add flour thickeners).

YEDORO TIBBS $19.90

Chicken breast pieces pan-fried fresh with burbere spices, capsicum, onion & tomato. (gf)

YEDORO ‘WAT’ $22.90 (requires pre-ordering 2 days in advance)

Chicken pieces (on the bone) cooked in pepper sauce & served with a hard-boiled egg. (gf)

ALIT’CHA DORO $19.90

Strips of chicken breast pieces cooked with carrot, green chilli & onion. (gf)

LAMB TIBBS $22.90 (NB: current lamb prices are very high)

Succulent lamb strips pan-fried fresh with burbere spices, capsicum, onion & tomato. (gf)

KAY WAT $17.90

Ethiopia’s main stay and most popular meat dish – tender beef pieces in a spicy berbere sauce. (gf)

ALIT’CHA “YAYESH” WAT $17.90

Chef’s special beef and coconut cream in mild Ethiopian spices. (gf)

BAMIA WAT $17.90

Okra and tender beef pieces in a spicy berbere sauce this dish is seasonal depending on availability of okra
– a very traditional dish (subject to availability of quality okra). (gf)

GOMEN $18.90

Tender beef and spinach in traditional spices. (gf)

ZILZIL $24.90

Tender beef pieces, pan fried fresh with Ethiopian “Awaza” spices, chilli & onion. (gf)

KITFO $22.90

Prime beef mince, cooked with traditional Ethiopian spices and clarified butter. (gf)

FEEYEL TIBBS $22.90

Strips of prime goat, pan-fried fresh with burbere spices, capsicum, onion & tomato. (gf)

ASAR TIBBS $20.90

Nile Perch fish fillet pan-fried fresh with burbere spices, capsicum, onion & tomato. (gf)

ATKILT WAT $15.90

Mixed seasonal vegetables – cooked in a blend of mild Ethiopian spices (vegan) (gf)

KIK WAT $15.90

Spiced red lentils cooked in a spicy sauce (vegan) (gf)

ALIT’CHA MISER $15.90

Spiced yellow lentils cooked with onion, ginger, garlic and shallots – a milder dish (vegan) (gf)

DINICH WAT $15.90

Spiced potatoes cooked in a berbere sauce (vegan) (gf)

DUBOU WAT $15.90

Spiced pumpkin cooked in a berbere sauce (vegan) (gf)

ZUCCHINI WAT $15.90

Spiced zucchini cooked in a berbere sauce (vegan) (gf)

Can’t decide? Try a mix of our 3 most popular meals!

ETHIOPIAN MEAT COMBINATION

(single adult meal – 1/3 serve of each below) $18.90 (gf)
Kay Wat (spicy beef), Alit’cha Miser Wat (yellow lentils) and Yayesh Wat (beef with coconut) (gf)

ETHIOPIAN VEGETABLE COMBINATION

(single adult meal – 1/3 serve of each below) $17.90 (gf)
Atkilt Wat (seasonal vegetables), Alit’cha Miser Wat (yellow lentils) and Dinich Wat (spiced potatoes) OR Dubou Wat (spiced pumpkin) (gf)

ETHIOPIAN LENTIL COMBINATION

(single adult meal – 1/3 serve of each below) $17.90 (gf)
Kik Wat (red lentils), Alit’cha Miser Wat (yellow lentils) and Atkilt Wat (seasonal vegetables) (gf)

Our Ice creams are homemade and are without a doubt some of the finest in Australia.

HOMEMADE ICE CREAMS, GELATO & SORBETS

(225-250 gm or approx 2-3 scoops) $8.90 (gf)

NB: Due to need to keep home-made ice-cream in freezer as much as possible no mixed servings available.

Flavours vary with availability and season – see our ice-cream board for current availability.

Ice creams (full cream) (vegetarian) (gf)

  • Ethiopian Sidamo Coffee & Roasted Hazelnut
  • Three Chocolates & Cointreau
  • Caribbean Coconut Rum Triple Chocolate Chip
  • Ginger, Toasted Coconut & Chocolate Shards
  • Cumquat & Scorched Almonds
  • Turkish Delight
  • Malted Chocolate & Macadamia Nut

Gelatos (milk based) (vegetarian) (gf)

  • Lemon
  • Pure chocolate

Sorbets (non dairy – no egg white used) (vegan) (gf)

  • Lemon
  • Pineapple and Coconut Cream
  • Passionfruit and Valencia Orange
  • Mango Sunset

For Seasonal Ice cream, Gelato and Sorbets – see our board

HOMEMADE HOT DESSERTS

see our Dessert Board for availability $9.90

ETHIOPIAN COFFEE $2.50

From the birthplace of all coffee – the tradition continues…Hand roasted and ground fresh from raw Ethiopian coffee beans, prepared and spiced in the traditional way then served in small cups from a traditional coffee pot. Ethiopian coffee treated in this way is neither bitter nor thick and is quite different from “Italian style” coffee. It is a smooth, pleasant taste, sweet to the palette and low in caffeine.

Complimentary top-ups provided for Ethiopia Coffee.

ETHIOPIAN TEA $2.90

Plunger of tea flavoured with aromatic spices – generally served black

PLUNGER TEA $3.90

English breakfast, Earl Grey, Peppermint, Forrest Fruits, Lemongrass and Jasmine Green Tea

HOT CHOCOLATE $3.90

ITALIAN STYLE COFFEE $3.90

Espresso or short black, Latte, Cappuccino, Long white or Black.

Please Note: We do not sell commercial soft drinks as they contain preservatives.

AMBO ETHIOPIAN SPARKLING MINERAL WATER (330 ml bottle) $3.90

HOMEMADE LEMONADE (330 ml glass) $3.90

HOMEMADE GINGER BEER (330 ml glass) $3.90

Appetizers, Salads and Breads

APPETIZERS $6.90

ETHIOPIAN BEEF SAMOSAS – spicy beef samosas
ETHIOPIAN LENTIL SAMOSAS – spicy lentil samosas (vegan)
ETHIOPIAN CHEESE SAMOSAS – fetta cheese samosas (vegetarian)
ETHIOPIAN CORN SAMOSAS – corn with mint samosas (vegan)
ETHIOPIAN SPINACH SAMOSAS – spinach & green chilli samousas (vegetarian)

SALADS $9.90 (Serves 2-3 people as side salad or 1 as a light meal)

ASMARA POTATO SALAD – Cold cooked potato, tomato and fresh chillies in an oil, lemon & pepper dressing (vegan) gf

HOUSE SALAD – Feta cheese, tomato, capsicum, carrot & lettuce in an oil, lemon & pepper dressing. (vegetarian) gf

AREGASH SALAD – Tomato, lettuce, carrot, capsicum, crispy Lebanese bread in an oil, lemon & pepper dressing. (vegan)

BREADS $3.90

KITA BREAD – Traditional Ethiopian flat bread with spicy oils (vegan)

HIBISHTY – Traditional steamed bread from Tigray (vegan)
ADD ONS
(if additional required with mains)

RICE – bowl plain steamed rice (vegan) gf $3.00

SPICY RICE – bowl rice in a spicy Ethiopian oils gf $5.00

INJERA – 8 pieces (vegan) $4.00

RICE/INJERA – as served with mains (vegan) $3.00

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