Published on : Monday, January 23, 2017
The region of Awadh, since the pre-Independence era, was synonymous with royalty and richness. The grandeur of Awadh is best exemplified by its opulent Nawabs and the lavish Awadhi cuisine, which is hugely popular for its exotic flavours and richness.
Bringing to the region the traditional tastes from this land of luxurious living, JW Marriott
Chandigarh is laying out a gastronomical fare of Awadhi cuisine at “Dastarkhwan-E- Awadh”, its Awadhi food festival scheduled from January 20 to January 29, 2017 at Saffron, its Indian fine-dining restaurant. “Dastarkhwan-E- Awadh” will enamour guests with choicest of delicacies from the elaborate Awadhi cuisine, which involves cooking patterns similar to those in Central Asia, the Middle East, and Northern India.
“At JW Marriott Chandigarh, we look to pamper our patrons at every given opportunity. To welcome our guests in the New Year, we wanted to go grand with our first food festival of the year. With this thought, we locked in on ‘Dastarkhwan-E- Awadh’, a celebration of Awadhi cuisine, a standard-bearer of royalty and grandeur,” said Vikas Kumar, Director of Operations, JW Marriott Chandigarh.
Chef Mohammad Mumataj Shah, the Master Chef who handles the operations of “Saffron”,
is the man behind this royal affair. Chef Taj, as he is popularly known, hails from Uttar Pradesh, where the Awadh region is located. In fact, the cuisine of Uttar Pradesh also draws inspiration from the Awadhi cuisine of yore. Putting his 14 years of experience to good use, Chef Taj has rolled out “Dastarkhwan-E- Awadh”, which is loaded with a wide range of authentic Awadhi delights.
“An epicurean delight, the ‘Dastarkhwan-E- Awadh’ food festival will offer the patrons of JW Marriott Chandigarh an opportunity to savour authentic preparations like the Khumb,
Kebabs, Kormas and Biryani, to name a few. The platter will be a delectable affair where we will be serving both vegetarian and non-vegetarian delights like Karara Paneer, Hari Mirch Moongphali Fish Tikka and Mutton Aleti Paleti,” said Chef Taj.
At the Dastarkhwan-E- Awadh’, one can enjoy starters like the Khus ka Chicken Tikka
Kebab, Gosht ki Galouti or the Singada Bashnu Kebab. In the main course, there will be
Lucknawi Murgh Korma, Dingri Dulma, Dal-E –Awadh and Zaffrani Dum Basmati, which are some of the signature Awadhi dishes. The signature breads in the form of Bakharkhani and Lucknawi Kulcha are the perfect match for these dishes, while the Mirchi ka Halwa and Shahi Tukda are exquisite desserts that you won’t find elsewhere.
To be served as vegetarian set-menu, non-vegetarian set-menu and sea-food set menu, the patrons at JW Marriott Chandigarh can enjoy a royal affair when they enjoy dinner at the “Dastarkhwan-E- Awadh” at Saffron. The vegetarian set-menu, non-vegetarian set-menu and sea-food set menus are priced at INR 1350 +Taxes, INR 1675 +Taxes and INR 1875 + Taxes per head, respectively.
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