The last Sambar of the year is here…Stay tuned for updates in the menu!

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm

LocationRed Herring Restaurant at the Basement of the Channing Murray Foundation Building 1209 W Oregon street, Urbana, IL (south east corner of Matthews and Oregon)

All proceeds go towards the education of underprivileged children in India.

PS: We can only accept cash and checks at this point. 

MENU

Idli – $3.00

- Steamed rice & lentil cake. Served with sambar & chutney.

Pav Bhaji- $4.00

- The heart and soul of Indian street food: Mashed vegetables cooked in a tomato gravy. Served with toasted bread

Rice combo – $5.00

- A combo of three traditional rice dishes: tamarind rice, coconut rice and curd rice

Gobi Manchurian – $6.00

- Vegetable fritters with peppers and onions tossed in a tangy, palate pleasing sauce. Served with noodles.

Aloo Achari – $3.00

Papdi Chat- $3.00

- A melange of flour crisps, spiced potatoes and onions topped with tangy chutneys and chilled spiced yogurt.

Bhel Puri -$3.00

- Rice crispies, chopped tomatoes, onions, potatoes and tangy chaat masala

Pani Puri – $3.00

Desserts and Beverages:

Mango Milkshake – $2.00

- Our all-time best selling drink!

Gulab Jamun – $2.00

Sweet Lassi (Creamy yogurt shake) – $2.00

Chaas (Indian buttermilk): $1.00

The next Sambar (and probably the last for this semester) is here!

Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm

LocationRed Herring Restaurant at the Basement of the Channing Murray Foundation Building 1209 W Oregon street, Urbana, IL (south east corner of Matthews and Oregon)

All proceeds go towards the education of underprivileged children in India.

PS: We can only accept cash and checks at this point. 

MENU

Idli – $3.00

- Steamed rice & lentil cake. Served with sambar & chutney.

Pav Bhaji- $4.00

- The heart and soul of Indian street food: Mashed vegetables cooked in a tomato gravy. Served with toasted bread

Bisibelabath – $4.00

- Rice cooked with lentils, vegetables and fresh ground spices, fragrant and soulful, this is comfort food at its best! (Served with Raita).

Vegetable Manchurian – $6.00

- Vegetable fritters with peppers and onions tossed in a tangy, palate pleasing sauce. Served with fried rice.

Papdi Chat- $3.00

- A melange of flour crisps, spiced potatoes and onions topped with tangy chutneys and chilled spiced yogurt.

Bhel Puri -$3.00

- Rice crispies, chopped tomatoes, onions, potatoes and tangy chaat masala

Pani Puri – $3.00

Desserts:

Jalebi – $2.00

- New! A crisp and syrupy delicacy made of fermented dough, doused in fragrant rose water.

Mango Milkshake – $2.00

- Our all-time best selling drink!

Nan Khatai - $ 1.00

- Light and crispy egg-less Indian biscuits

After a semester long wait, Asha UC’s Sambar Restaurant is back! Welcome spring with steaming idlis, rassam & a refreshingly cool mango milkshake.

Date: Tuesday, Feb 8th, 2011

Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm

LocationRed Herring Restaurant at the Basement of the Channing Murray Foundation Building (south east corner of Matthews and Oregon)-1209 W Oregon street, Urbana, IL

All proceeds go toward the education of underpriviledged children in India.

PS: We can only accept cash and checks at this point. 

MENU

Idli – $3.00

- Steamed rice & lentil cake. Served with sambar & chutney.

Pav Bhaji- $4.00

- Crepe stuffed with seasoned potatoes and onions.

Bisibelabath – $4.00

- Rice cooked with lentils, vegetables and fresh ground spices, fragrant and soulful, this is comfort food at its best! (Served with Raita).

Gobi Manchurian – $5.00

- – Cauliflower fritters,peppers and onions tossed in a tangy, palate pleasing sauce. Served with fried rice.

Papdi chat- $3.00

- Street delicacy: A melange of flour crisps, spiced potatoes and onions topped with tangy chutneys and chilled spiced yogurt.

Bhel puri -$3.00

-Quintessential street food of Mumbai: A melange of rice crispies, chopped tomatoes, onions, potatoes and tangy chaat masala

Pani puri – $3.00

Mango Milkshake – $2.00

- Our all-time best selling drink!

Nan Khatai, Date and Walnut Cake!

Dont miss the last sambar of the semester! Welcome Spring with piping hot masala dosas & a refreshingly cool mango milkshake. Come Eat to Educate & bring your friends!

Date: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: Red Herring Restaurant at the Basement of the Channing Murray Foundation Building (south east corner of Matthews and Oregon)-1209 W Oregon street, Urbana, IL

All proceeds go toward the education of underpriviledged children in India. So bring your friends!

** We are extremely thankful for your continued support. Please mark your calenders for Asha’s Spring fundraiser, Vasant Bahar. It is a showcase of the cultural and culinary diversity of India scheduled to take place on April 3rd at Wesley Foundation’s Great Hall. We look forward to seeing you there…

MENU

Plain Dosas – $4.00

- Crisp crepes made from fermented batter of rice and lentil, served with coconut chutney and Sambar (a spicy lentil and vegetable soup). For any South Indian, the world isn’t an illusion, it’s simply made of dosas!

Masala Dosa- $6.00

- Crepe stuffed with seasoned potatoes and onions.

Papdi chat- $3.00

- Street delicacy: A melange of flour crisps, spiced potatoes and onions topped with tangy chutneys and chilled spiced yogurt.

Bhel puri -$3.00

-Quintessential street food of Mumbai: A melange of rice crispies, chopped tomatoes, onions, potatoes and tangy chaat masala

Bisibelabath – $4.00

- Rice cooked with lentils, vegetables and fresh ground spices, fragrant and soulful, this is comfort food at its best! (Served with papad).

Thaali - $ 7.00

- A combo meal with Rice, Avial, Potato fry & Raita

Avial- A specialty of Kerala, an elaborate coconut based curry with an assortment of vegetables

Potato fry-Spicy potatoes, pan-fried to a crisp in South Indian style

Raita – Yoghurt condiment seasoned with cumin

Mango Milkshake – $2.00

- Our all-time best selling drink!

Gaajar ka Halwa – $3.00

- A deliciously rich carrot dessert topped with cashewnuts and served warm.

Warm up with piping hot masala dosas & spicy chats at the first sambar of 2010- Wednesday Feb 10th! Come Eat to Educate!

Date: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: Red Herring Restaurant at the Basement of the Channing Murray Foundation Building (south east corner of Matthews and Oregon)-1209 W Oregon street, Urbana, IL

All proceeds go toward the education of underpriviledged children in India. So bring your friends! Nowhere else in Chambana can you eat scrumptious Indian food and do a good deed at the same time!

MENU

Plain Dosas – $4.00

- Crisp crepes made from fermented batter of rice and lentil, served with coconut chutney and Sambar (a spicy lentil and vegetable soup). For any South Indian, the world isn’t an illusion, it’s simply made of dosas!

Masala Dosa- $6.00

- Crepe stuffed with seasoned potatoes and onions.

Papdi chat- $3.00

- Street delicacy: A melange of flour crisps, spiced potatoes and onions topped with tangy chutneys and chilled spiced yogurt.

Bhel puri -$3.00

-Quintessential street food of Mumbai: A melange of rice crispies, chopped tomatoes, onions, potatoes and tangy chaat masala

Bisibelabath – $4.00

- Rice cooked with lentils, vegetables and fresh ground spices, fragrant and soulful, this is comfort food at its best! (Served with papad).

Thaali - $ 7.00

- A combo meal with Rice, Chhole, Vegetable Kurma & Raita

Chhole – Garbanzo beans cooked in a savory curry with hints of ginger, garlic and cinnamon

Vegetable Kurma-Assortment of fresh vegetables cooked in mild coc0nut based curry

Raita – Yoghurt condiment seasoned with cumin

Mango Milkshake – $2.00

- Our all-time best selling drink!

Gaajar ka Halwa – $3.00

- A deliciously rich carrot dessert topped with cashewnuts and served warm.

Warm up with piping hot masala dosas & steaming pongal at the last sambar of the semester on Wednesday Nov 18th!

Date: Wednesday November 18th, 2009

Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: Red Herring Restaurant at the Basement of the Channing Murray Foundation Building (south east corner of Matthews and Oregon)-1209 W Oregon street, Urbana, IL

We are extremely thankful for your loyal support over the Fall semester.  Show your love for Asha-UC and undying support to the cause by purchasing a one-of-a-kind orange & blue Asha T-shirt at Sambar for only $12 !

All proceeds go toward the education of underpriviledged children in India. So bring your friends! Nowhere else in Chambana can you eat scrumptuous Indian food and do a good deed at the same time!

MENU

Plain Dosas – $4.00

- Crisp crepes made from fermented batter of rice and lentil flour, served with coconut chutney and Sambar (a spicy lentil and vegetable soup). For any South Indian, the world isn’t an illusion, it’s simply made of dosas!

Masala Dosa- $6.00

- Crepe stuffed with seasoned potatoes and onions.

Papdi chat- $3.00

- A melange of flour crisps, boiled potatoes and onions topped with tangy chutney and chilled yogurt.

Bhel puri -$3.00

- A melange of rice crispies, chopped tomatoes, onions, potatoes and tangy chaat masala.

Pongal -$3.00

-A rice-lentil dish studded with fresh ground pepper and cumin, served with sambar & chutney. Classic South Indian breakfast.

Thaali - $ 7.00

- A combo meal with Jeera (Cumin) Rice, Chhole, Vegetable Kurma & Pickle

Chhole – Chickpeas cooked in spices with onion, ginger & garlic

Vegetable Kurma-Assortment of fresh vegetables cooked in mild coc0nut based curry

Pickle – Spicy accompaniment that makes everything taste better

Mango Milkshake – $2.00

- Our all-time best selling drink!

Gaajar ka Halwa – $3.00

- A deliciously rich carrot dessert loaded with nuts and served warm.

Sambar is back! After a bit of a break, we are ready to wet your appetite with delicious hot dosas again, and with the changing weather, you can’t deny you find the thought of a steaming hot dosa very appealing. And of course, all proceeds go to the education of underprivileged children in India.

So to recap: delicious hot dosas ( the only place on campus! ) + chaats and lasssi on the side = contributing to a good cause + a very good dinner. Good deal, don’t you think?

So bring your friends/parents/grandparents/cousins/professors/piano teachers….anyone and everyone is welcome! Lets share our love for South Indian food.

Location: Red Herring Restaurant at the Basement of the Channing Murray Foundation Building (south east corner of Matthews and Oregon)

Date: Wednesday October 14th, 2009

Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Sponsored by the Tamil Community of C-U

All proceeds go toward the education of underprivileged children in India. Nowhere else in Chambana can you eat scrumptious Indian food and do a good deed at the same time!

MENU

Plain Dosas – $4.00

- Crisp crepes made from fermented batter of rice and lentil flour, served with coconut chutney and Sambar (a spicy lentil and vegetable soup). For any South Indian, the world isn’t an illusion, it’s simply made of dosas!

Masala Dosa- $6.00

- Crepe stuffed with seasoned potatoes and onions.

Papdi chat $3.00

- A melange of flour crisps, boiled potatoes and onions topped with tangy chutney and chilled yogurt.

Bhel puri $3.00

- A melange of rice crispies, chopped tomatoes, onions, potatoes and tangy chaat masala.

Idli- $3.00 (2 count)

- Steamed rice & lentil cake. Served with sambar & chutney.

Vada- $3.00 (2 count)

-Deep fried lentil donuts. Served with sambar & chutney

Idli-Vada Combo-$4.00

2 idlis & 1 vada served with sambar & chutney

Vegetable Biryani- $4.00

Basmati rice cooked with vegetables, aromatic spices, onions & tomatoes. Served with raita (yoghurt condiment)

Thali -$7.00

- A combo meal with white rice, kootu, potato-peas fry, papad

Kootu– Dal cooked with a concoction of classic South Indian spices- freshly ground jeera, pepper & coconut

Potato-peas fry – Spiced potatoes & green peas sauteed with onions

Papad – A crunchy thin wafer, served as an accompaniment.

Mango milkshake- $2.00

-Needs no introduction. Its our best selling drink!

Pineapple Kesari (Sooji Halwa)-$3.00

-Sweet, buttery, semolina pudding. Topped with cashewnuts

Mark your calendars!!

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