Travel & Lifestyle indulges in a lavish Rajasthani feast that delivers the authentic flavours of Rajasthan
The Rasthani Food Festival going on at Kakori, Soaltee Crowne Plaza features true Rajasthani cuisine. Chef Shailendra Singh Rana from Rajasthan brilliantly delivers authentic flavours of Rajasthan with every bite. “Rajasthani cuisine is a mixture of textures and tastes that has the dominance of different spices, dairy products and flour,” describes Rana. According to him, though the spice content of Rajasthani food is quite high in comparison to other Indian cuisines, it is absolutely scrumptious.
The two-week-long festival has a special menu that serves an array of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options.
The papad is crispy and spicy and is perfect with different chutneys.
The dish comprises of Seekh Kebab of mutton and chicken served with chutney and salad.
This spicy looking dish is a mutton curry prepared in curd, spices and red hot chillies. True to its name, the dish is red and spicy while the lamb is soft and delectable.
Gulab Jamun Ki Sabji
Jodhpuri gulab jamun cooked in rich tomato gravy.
This Indian sweet made of nuts, reduced milk and cardamom is rich in taste.
This disk shaped traditional Rajasthani dessert though a little firm is sweet and heavenly.
Marinated in traditional Jodhpuri spices this onion fritter complements every meal.
Bajara ki Roti
Roti made in Rajasthani style is soft and buttery. It goes well with any curry or dal.
What: Rajasthani Food Festival
Where: Kakori, Soaltee Crowne Plaza
When: Two weeks starting from February 26
Contact details: 01 4273999
A version of this article appears in print on March 03, 2013 of The Himalayan Times.