All our dishes are 100% vegan. All are gluten-free or can be ordered gluten-free unless otherwise specified. The few dishes on our menu that are gluten-free or contain allergens are prepared in a separate kitchen to avoid cross-contamination. Let the server know if you have any specific dietary restriction.
Served with cilantro and sweet & sour tamarind sauces
Samosas (3 pieces)
Filled with Peas and Potatoes.
- Traditional (with gluten)
- Baked Organic Whole Wheat (with gluten)
Dalvada (3 pieces)
Mashed Lentil patties spiced with Onion, Garlic, Ginger and Green Chili.
Aloo Tikki (3 pieces)
Peas and Potato Patties.
Mirch Pakora (3 pieces)
Chickpea dipped Banana Paper stuffed with Potatoes and Tamarind.
Mashed Potato seasoned with Cilantro, Green Chili and Lemon, dipped in Chickpea flour.
Vegetable Cutlets (3 pieces)
Mixed Vegetables and Potatoes.
Lilwa ni Kachori (3 pieces)
Flour shell stuffed with mashed and spiced Indian Pigeon Peas.
Mixed Basket (9 pieces)
Assorted mix of Samosas (gluten-free available), Aloo Tikki, Vegetable Cutlet, Mirch Pakora, Lilwa ni Kachori, Dalvada, Potato Vada.
Served with cashew or avocado dressing
Spinach, Tomato, Baby Arugula, Spring Mix, Chickpeas, Alfalfa and Bean Sprouts, Raisins and Tofu. Add a side of Raw Indian Hummus (extra charge).
Fresh Organic Kale, Sliced Seasonal Fruits, Sliced Almonds, Sunflower Seeds, Cranberries with Ginger and Himalayan Salt. Add a side of Raw Indian Hummus (extra charge).
A tasty, comforting immune system boost
Made with Ginger, Garlic, Cumin, Tomato and Onion. Served with Basmati Rice. Substitute with Organic Brown Rice or Quinoa (extra charge).
Prepared with Carrots, Zucchini, Radish, Tomato, Eggplant and Curry Leaves. Served with Mini-Idli. Substitute with Organic Brown Rice or Quinoa (extra charge).
Hot and Sour Soup blended with Curry Leaves and Tomatoes. Served with Basmati Rice. Substitute with Organic Brown Rice or Quinoa (extra charge).
Rice & Grains
Hearty and satisfying
Organic Brown Rice
Seasoned with Cumin, Clove, Bay Leaves, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Garnished with Raisins. Great source of fiber!
White Rice Biryani
Seasoned with Cumin, Clove, Bay Leaves, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Mixed with stir-fried Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots, Tomatoes.
With Sea Salt and Clove, garnished with Peas and Carrots. Healthy rice substitute.
Organic Brown Rice Biryani
Seasoned with Cumin, Clove, Bay Leaves, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Mixed with stir-fried Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots and Tomatoes. Great source of fiber!
With Sea Salt, mixed with stir-fried Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots and Tomatoes. Healthy rice substitute.
Basmati Rice, seasoned with Clove, Bay Leaves, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Topped with Peas and Carrots.
Basmati Rice, seasoned with Clove, Bay Leaves, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Saffron contains many cancer-fighting nutrients.
South Indian Specialties
A thin golden crepe, served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney.
Lentil Donut Fritters served with Sambar and Chutney.
A thin golden crepe stuffed with spiced Potato and Onion, served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney.
Oil-free, steam-cooked cakes served with Sambar and Chutney.
Lentil and Rice Pancake, served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney. Topped with combination of your choice of fresh garden vegetables: Cilantro, Onion, Bell Pepper, Carrot, Tomato, Green Peas, Thai Chili Pepper.
With Basmati Rice (substitute: Organic Brown Rice, Quinoa)
Sun-dried Chickpeas seasoned with Cumin and Fresh Onion, sauteed and topped with Tomato Gravy. A high-protein dish.
Clay oven fresh roasted Eggplant, sauteed with Onion, Green Peas, Tomato, Ginger and Garlic, perfectly blended with assorted Indian spices. A very popular dish.
Fresh Organic Spinach and pan-seared vegan Cheese, seasoned with Cumin, Onion, Cinnamon, Cardamom, and Garam Masala spices. High in Iron.
Organic Tofu Tikka Masala
Sauteed Smoked Vegan Cheese, Bell Pepper and Diced Onion, topped with stir-fried Organic Tofu. Bell Peppers are a good source of vitamin C and B6, and good for your hair and skin. (with gluten)
Fresh Moong Lentils, sautéed in Olive Oil with Cumin, Fresh Green Tomato and Onion. A popular Mom’s homemade Indian dish. Great source of protein and antioxidants.
Fresh Cauliflower and Potato, sautéed in Olive Oil and Indian spices. Topped with a savory Tomato Gravy. High in antioxidants.
Fresh Okra, blended with Onion and Tomato, seasoned with Indian spices. A great source of fiber and rich in minerals. A highly recommended vegetable dish.
An exotic blend of Yellow Lentils and Fresh Organic Spinach, seasoned with Ginger and Garlic. High in Protein and Iron.
A Sweet Potato and Green Vegetable dumpling, topped with a delicious Cashew Gravy, garnished with Cardamom, Almond and Cashew. Most popular Arya Bhavan dish.
Organic Tofu sauteed in Olive Oil, seasoned with Indian Herbs and Spices, topped with a homemade Onion and Yellow Cashew Gravy, garnished with shredded Almonds.
Black Lentils, pan cooked with Tomato, Ginger and Garlic. Good source of protein.
Cauliflower, Eggplant, Potato, Onion, Garlic and Tomato. Garnished with Lemon, Onion and Cilantro.
Prepared below 118 degrees to preserve all nutrients
Crunchy cabbage leaf stuffed with a mix of bell peppers, onions, Indian spices and other vegetables. Served with vegan sour cream. A delicious fusion dish by Chef Kirti.
Raw hummus flavored with Indian spices. Served with raw, gluten-free vegetable chips (made by us).
Raw crust of sunflower seeds, cauliflower and nuts, topped with homemade tomato sauce, jalapeño and mixed vegetables.
All made vegan
Whole Wheat clay-oven baked round flat-bread. (with gluten)
Unbleached clay-oven baked flat-bread topped with cilantro. Flavor choices: Plain, Garlic, Onion, or Coconut Butter. (with gluten)
Whole Wheat hand-made soft bread. (with gluten)
Naturally sweetened, with no refined sugars
Our newest addition, already a fan favorite! Four-layer tiramisu cake: vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free…absolutely delicious and with an Indian twist, of course!
Raw Organic Cake
Options: Vegan Cheese Cake, Mango, or Strawberry. No processed ingredients, no added sugar. (with gluten)
Cacao and Coconut balls naturally sweetened with Dates, with a secret Indian twist! Raw Dish. Cacao keeps the heart healthy!
Coconut and Almond balls naturally sweetened with Dates, with a secret Indian twist! Raw Dish.
Grated Carrots, Soy Milk and blend of healthy sweeteners.
Zesty, creamy dessert bar. Raw Dish.
Soy-free. Raw. Flavors: Avocado, Chocolate-Mint, Mango, Strawberry. All with an Indian twist!
Alcoholic & non-alcoholic options
Flavors: Mango, Green, or Strawberry-Banana.
Indian vegan yogurt drink.
With or without milk (almond or soy).
Masala Ginger Chai tea with choice of Almond or Soy Milk.
Young Coconut Water
Indian Lager Beers
- Flying Horse (22 oz. bottle)
- Taj Mahal (22 oz. bottle)
- Maharaja (11 oz. bottle)
- House Red (glass/bottle)
- House White (glass/bottle)
BYOB Ok. $3/person corkage fee
Chef Kirti’s Ayurvedic Spice Mixes
Available for purchase at the restaurant
Masala Tea Mix
Indian spice mix to make Arya Bhavan’s Masala Ginger tea (makes about 35 cups)
Sambar Masala Mix
Spice mix for Sambar soups (5 oz. ca.)
Indian All Spice Mix
Sprinkle it on salads, fruit, vegetables, lentils, beans, hummus, vegan burgers, soups, and smoothies for added flavor! (5 oz. ca.)
Chana Malasa Mix
Spice mix for the Chana Masala dish (5 oz. ca.)
Pau Bhaji Mix
Spice mix for Arya Bhavan’s Pau Bhaji dish (5 oz. ca.)
Dine In Hours
Mon: 6:00 - 9:30pm
Wed-Fri: 5:00 - 9:30pm
Sat-Sun: 12:00 - 9:30pm
Saturday Only | 12:00 - 6:00pm
After 6:00pm | a la carte menu
Delivery & Takeout Hours
Mon & Wed-Fri: 5:00 - 9:00pm
Sat-Sun: 12:00 - 9:00pm
North: Evanston & Skokie ($35 min. for Skokie)
West: Cicero Avenue ($20 min.)
South: Armitage Avenue ($20 min.)
East: Lake Michigan ($20 min.)
Established in 1998, Arya Bhavan is one of the top vegan and gluten-free restaurants in Chicago, also offering a growing selection of raw dishes.
Our menu has been designed for health-conscious Chicagoans who want to enjoy authentic Indian and fusion cuisine without having to sacrifice the desire (and need) for healthy vegan, gluten-free, and raw food.
Our dishes are made with healthy ingredients and feature a careful balance of necessary nutrients for mind/body wellness.
2508 West Devon Avenue
Chicago, IL 60659