moroccan cuisine

431 liberty street · schenectady, new york 12305
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phone: 518-708-3485


Tuesday - Friday
lunch: 11:30 am to 02:00 pm
naptime 02:00 pm to 05:00 pm
dinner: 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday
dinner only: 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Monday
closed


menu

lunch 11:30 - 02:00pm
tuesday thru friday

{appetizers}

eggplant, roasted garlic and tomato dip with pita bread- 4

potato patties with mixed vegetables - 4

spicy harissa and pita bread - 4

spicy harissa marinated picholine olives - 5

{plates: served with rice pilaf and vegetable of the day}

chickpea tagine with peas, carrots and raisins - 7

spinach tagine with chickpeas and potatoes - 7

spinach with lentils and artichoke hearts - 7

brown lentils with preserved lemons and green olives - 7

eggplant with chickpeas, prunes and honey - 7

ground chicken grilled with pomegranate seeds - 8

boneless chicken grilled with apricot and prune marinade - 8

ras-el-hanout seasoned grilled fish - 10

ras-el-hanout grilled shrimp - 10

shrimp sauteed with tomato jam, harissa and garlic - 10

grilled ground lamb kebab - 10

ground lamb meatballs in tomato sauce and poached egg - 10

{pita pizza}

roasted eggplant, prunes and honey - 7

spinach, preserved lemons and green olives - 7

chicken, tomato jam, and caramelized baby onions - 7

lamb, tomato jam, and caramelized baby onions - 8

{kati roll - Indian}

crispy thin bread stuffed with seasoned potato - 5

crispy thin bread stuffed with seasoned ground chicken - 5

crispy thin bread stuffed with grilled lamb kebab - 7

{vegetarian harira - soup}

you will love this vegetarian soup with chickpeas, brown lentils and basmati rice - 6

{desserts}

green tea gelato or baklava - 4

dinner 05:00 - 08:00pm
tuesday thru sunday

{appetizers}

eggplant, roasted garlic and tomato dip with pita bread - 4

spicy harissa with pita bread - 4

parsley chermoula with pita bread - 4

potato patties with mixed vegetables - 4

spicy harissa marinated picholine olives - 5

ground chicken kebab with pomegranate seeds- 4

ground lamb kebab - 5

grilled fish seasoned with our ras-el-hanout spice blend - 6

grilled shrimp with spicy harissa sauce - 8

{tagines served with bread and couscous}

mixed vegetables and chickpeas over couscous - 16

eggplant with prunes, honey and chickpeas - 15

eggplant with potatoes and spicy harissa in a tomato sauce - 15

spinach with lentils and artichoke hearts - 15

spinach with chickpeas and potatoes - 15

brown lentils with green olives and preserved lemons - 15

potatoes with tomatoes and spicy harissa - 15

chickpeas with vegetables and raisins - 15

chicken with tomato chermoula baby onions and raisins over cousocus - 20

baked chicken pastilla with eggs, almonds and cinnamon - 25 (requires 24hr notice)

chicken cooked in spicy date sauce and artichoke hearts - 19

chicken with preserved lemons and green olives - 17

chicken with mixed vegetables in apricot and prune sauce - 18

chicken with lentils, almonds and dates - 17

chicken with nigella seeds, black olives and potatoes - 17

chicken with eggplant and tomato jam - 17

fish with fresh parsley chermoula and nigella seeds- 19

fish with potatoes, tomatoes and black olives - 18

fish smothered in onions, honey and raisins - 19

fish with green olives and preserved lemons - 19

fish with spicy harissa and tomato sauce - 18

shrimp in tomato sauce - 22

lamb with spicy date sauce, peas and carrots over couscous - 22

lamb tangia with saffron, smen and preserved lemons - 25

lamb with lentils, tomatoes and artichoke hearts - 22

lamb meatballs in tomato sauce with eggs -20

lamb with almonds, honey, prunes, apricots and harissa - 22

lamb with spinach and baby onions - 21

 




{drinks}

Our entire wine selection is from Morocco!

{red}

Ouled Thaleb Red
(70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Grenache)
Burst of back cherry, plum, spices and finishes firm and juicy
- glass 7.50 ; bottle 26

Ouled Thaleb Syrah
(100% Syrah)
Moderate acidity adn well integrated oak, finishes fresh and lively
- glass 9.50 ; bottle 35

Medallion Red Blend
(60% Cabernet Sauvignon 30% Merlot 10% Syrah)
Juicy, kirsch-like, leathery and delicate with soft tannins.
- bottle 35

{white}

Ouled Thaleb
(Farrah, Clairette)
The Pinot Grigio of Morocco!.
- glass 7.50 ; bottle 26

Ouled Thaleb Chardonnay
(100% Chardonnay)
A fresh and clean chardonnay wine with great acidity
- glass 9.50 ; bottle 35

Guerrouane 11 Blanc
(Sauvignon Blanc, Ugni Blanc, Clairette)
Lively, fruity and refreshing.
- bottle 26

Medaillon Sauvignon Blanc
(100% Sauvignon Blanc)
Very crisp, clean, dry with tropical fruits.
- bottle 35

Riad Jamil Beni M’Tir 11 Blanc
(100% Chardonnay)
It will enchant you by its harmony and its intense bouquet.
- bottle 42


{rosé}

Guerrouane 10 Gris Rose
(100% cinsault)
Fresh, lively, pairs well with salads, roasted fish and spicy dishes.
- bottle 26

Ouled Thaleb Rose
(100% cinsault)
Savory on the palate with a full body, bright acidity and complexity.
- bottle 26

{beer}

Stella Artois Lager - 5
Brooklyn Lager - 5
Samuel Adams - 5

{non-alcoholic}

coke; diet coke; ginger ale; - 1.50
pellegrino - 2

 




{moroccan cooking ingredients}

Ras-el-hanout 3.5 oz - $8
Bring the richness of Moroccan flavors into your kitchen with this balanced and vibrant spice blend. Amazingly versatile, use it in any savory dish to add complexity to your favorite meals.

Tomato jam for cooking 16 oz - $12
Enhance any dish with this jam’s bold acidity and smooth sweetness. Sauté or simmer with meats or vegetables, use as a marinade or toss a spoonful in with soups to enliven any flavor profile.

Harissa - Smoky Spicy, Sweet 16 oz - $12
Give your dishes an endorphin rush of smoky-sweet heat with this hot sauce. A little goes a long way, but it will keep you coming back for more!

Preserved Lemons 16 oz - $12
Liven up tired dishes with a dollop of tangy and sweet citrus that builds in depth and layers to your food’s flavors. A small amount adds punch to any vinaigrette or sauce.

Apricot and Prune Sauce 16 oz - $12
A perfect balance of soft sweetness and a burst of savory, this sauce can be used as a marinade before cooking or to toss and sauté with meats, seafood, and vegetables.

Spicy Date Sauce 16 oz - $12
Not for the timid tongue, this cooking sauce offers a bold balance of savory and sweet and then kicks it up a notch with a sharp, spicy edge.

Parsley Chermoula 16 oz - $12
with a distinct nutty-smoky-peppery flavor setting the tone, this sauce bursts with a mild freshness and warmth, pairing perfectly with lighter meats and fish.

Tomato Chermoula 16 oz - $12
The most basic of Moroccan sauces, this lays the foundation when creating a simple, exotic dish.

Lemon and Green Olive sauce 16 oz - $12
A vibrant sauce for simmering or marinating your meats or seafood, this sauce offers a unique flavor profile to any meal. Tart and lemony, it will wake up any meal!

Harissa Marinated Picholine Olives 16 oz - $12
The saltiness of these olives is enveloped in a smoky-sweet hot sauce. Just open, warm, and serve!

{moroccan beauty products}

100 % Pure Organic Argan Oil 4 oz - $18
Naturally high in vitamin A and E, essential fatty acids and antioxidants, it is an anti-aging rock star. It delivers a full day of moisture protection while softening and decreasing wrinkles

Rosemary Hair Oil 8 oz - $12
This invigorating hair oil is a special blend of argan, castor, olive and rosemary essential oils.

Eucalyptus Massage Oil 8 oz - $9
A fast absorbing and nourishing body oil to relieve tired, aching muscles.

Moroccan Black Soap 4 oz - $8
Extremely rich in vitamin E, an emollient, exfoliator and moisturizer, it cleanses the skin by removing dead cells and toxins leaving the skin soft and silky to the touch.




tara kitchen
moroccan cuisine 431 liberty street schenectady, new york 12305
phone: 518-708-3485

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