the beginning

calcutta jhaal muri (v)
puffed rice + date chutney + green chili
10
tangy sweet potato (v)(vg optional)
pan grilled sweet potato + tamarind sauce
12
lamb seekh kebab
minced lamb + house blend of spices
14
chicken jodhpur
tandoor grilled chicken + chef’s spice blend
14
grilled pulled chicken
house tartar sauce + chickpea flour boondi
14
paneer shashlik (v)
cottage cheese skewers + peppers
14
tandoori shrimp
shrimp + mango salsa
15
malai chicken
tandoor grilled chicken + yogurt and cream
14
mumbai sliders (v)
house made pav + potatoes + vegetables
14


journey continues

chef’s weekly special  
snapper peri-peri (s)
grilled snapper with peri-peri sauce + lemon rice
36
chicken tikka masala
peppers + tomato onion sauce
22
grilled lamb chops
grilled lamb + carom potato
32
lamb ghee roast
slow cooked lamb + ghee + whole spices
27
kashmiri chicken gushtaba
minced chicken balls + spicy gravy
24
homestyle chicken curry (s)
slow cooked chicken + house blend of spices
22
paneer kadai (v)
wok tossed paneer + peppers
22
hyderabadi dum biryani
chicken + mint cucumber raita
25
spinach & cauliflower kofta (v)(vg optional)
spinach and cauliflower dumplings + tomato puree + ginger
22
seasonal vegetable korma (v)
vegetables + sweetcorn sauce + saffron
22


heavenly breads

garden naan 6
olive naan 5
garlic naan 5
simply naan 4
whole wheat roti 4


companions

dal makhani
slow cooked lentils + cream + butter
14
pindi chickpeas (vg)
slow cooked chickpeas + onion + ginger
15
mint cucumber raita
yogurt + mint + cucumber
6
palak paneer
spinach + cottage cheese
15
carom potatoes
dices potatoes + carom seeds
8
lemon rice (vg)
lemon + rice
8


sweet endings

warm carrot halwa 8
coconut medallions 7
pistachio kulfi 7
rose ice-cream 6
milk cake 8


manifestations

lion’s paw
leblon, chilli bitter, aperol, mango puree
13
leap of faith
elijah craig bourbon, blueberry, basil, absinthe, sparkling wine
14
evening chill
murlarkey vodka, fernet branca, honey lemon pomegranate
13
forever
mezcal, grenadine, egg white, aromatic bitters
14
nearly there (alcohol free)
blood orange, rose syrup, mint
add rum + $5
9
familiar faces (alcohol free)
hibiscus allspice syrup, lime juice, ginger beer, sushi ginger
add gin + $5
9


reflections

sbagliato bianco
lillet blanc, lemon, sparkling wine
13
pennicillin
woodford reserve bourbon, honey, ginger
14
sazerac
rye whiskey, brandy, turbinado, peychaud’s bitters, absinthe mist
14
super-nova g&t
bombay sapphire gin, house-made tonic syrup, fever tree soda water
13


beer

clausthaler na
germany 0.05% abv
8
port city optimal wit
virginia 4.9% abv
8
lost boy comeback kid cider
virginia 5% abv
9
reason pale
virginia 5% abv
9
eggenberg hopfenkonig pils
austria 5% abv
8
gaffel kolsch
germany 5.1% abv
8
three notch’d 40 mile ipa
virginia 6% abv
8
guinness foreign extra stout
ireland 7.6% abv
11
vasen norse dipa
virginia 8% abv
13
scaldis peche mel
belgium 8% abv
12
denizen’s third party tripel
maryland 9.1% abv
12


wine by the glass

sparkling

lido canella
rose prosecco, italy 2019
14
piper sonoma, brut
california sparkling, california 2019
15


white

torracia del plantavigna, erba voglio, colline novaresi bianco
erbaluce, italy 2019
13
olivier gessler, cotes de gascogne
sauvignon blanc, colombard, ugni blanc, gros manseng, france 2019
13
stoneleigh
sauvignon blanc, new zealand 2019
12
the pairing
chardonnay, california 2019
15


rosé

sylvain miniot, st. pourcain
rosé, france 2019

13


red

mont de bourgogne, burgundy
pinot noir, france 2019

14

brancaia tre, toscana
sangiovese, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, italy 2018

15

silvio grasso, piedmonte langhe
nebbiollo, italy 2018

15

chateau nozieres, cahor
malbec, france 2016

14


wine list


sparkling

lido canella, prosecco rosé, italy 2019

14/58

piper sonoma, brut, california sparkling, 2019

15/65

gimonnet-gonet l’accord, champagne chardonnay, pinot noir, france

90


rosé

sylvain miniot, st. pourcain, france 2019

13/60

pietradolce, etna rosso doc, rose, italy 2018

68

j. de villebois, sancerre, rose, france 2018

65


white

torracia del piantavigna, colline novaresi bianco, erba voglio, italy 2019 13/55
olivier gessler, cotes de gascogne, sauvignon blanc, colombard, ugni blanc, gros manseng, france 2019 13/55
stoneleigh, sauvignon blanc, new zealand 2019 12/50
the paring, chardonnay, california 2019 15/65
bucci classico, verdicchio, italy 2019 68
domaine daniel crochet, sancerre, sauvignon blanc, france 2019 70
barboursville vineyards vermentino reserve, vermentino, virginia 2019 55
comtesse de malet roquefort, bordeaux blanc, sauvignon blanc, semillion, france 2020 60
alberto oggero, roero bianco docg, roero arneis, italy 68
union sacre, elsass, dry riesling california, 2019 65
neyers vineyard chardonnay carneros, chardonnay, california 2018 65


red

mont de bourgogne, burgundy, pinot noir, france 2019 14/58
brancaia tre, toscana, sangiovese, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, italy 2018 15/60
silvio grasso, piedmonte langhe, nebbiolo, italy 2018 16/62
chateau nozieres, cahor, malbec, france 2016 14/58
vino casasmith, porscupino primitivo northridge vineyard wahluke slope, primitivo, washington 2018 60
ogier lou carine lirac, rhone, france 2018 65
bodegas finca nueva, rioja tempranillo reserva, tempranillo, spain 2017 60
zabu il passo, nerello mascalese blend, italy 2019 60
schonetal, willamette, pinot noir, oregon 2017 95
castillo de mendoza, noralba, crianza, spain 2018 65
do ut des, fattoria carpineto fontalipno, igt, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, sangiovese, italy 2016 99
finca los halcones cepas viejas, bobal, spain 2018 75
harvey and harriet, paso robles, cabernet sauvignon, california 75
speri valpolicella ripasso, valpolicella, italy 2017 80
marcarini barolo docg de la morra, barolo, italy 2017 110
domaine girard, châteauneuf-du-pape, grenache, syrah, mourvedre, france 2018 130

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111 North Pitt Street, Alexandria Virginia

P: 703.567.4507
E: contact@kismetmodernindian.com

Hours of Operation

Monday & Tuesday:
Closed
Wednesday & Thursday
Lunch: 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Dinner: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday
Lunch: 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Dinner: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Sunday
Lunch: 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Dinner: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

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