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Satiate Your Love For Traditional Lost Recipes with The Mitti Ki Khushboo Festival in Rennaissance Mumbai

We all nurture a hidden love for those age old recipes that have lost their presence in the worls of pizzas and paastas. And realizing that Renaissance Mumbai has curated an amazing festival for you .

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Fast or Foreign-food can sometimes be a winner when it comes to lunch or dinner in our fast-paced, on-the-move lives. But there is an inherent feeling of something that’s missing for your taste-buds and tummy.  And that’s nothing but the lip-smacking, authentic dish cooked traditionally by our great grandmother that brings moistness to our palate just by a mere mention. No matter how much we actually relish the lust of Italian, Continental or other such dishes, our heart still warms to that magic of traditional food. Renaissance Mumbai is all excited to host Mitti Ki Khushboo festival which revives the lost recipes through the secret of the soil at Nawab Saheb.

Chef Yunus Khan Ka Paneer (1)The menu has been constructed with dishes that are an indispensable part of most Indian thalis with their tasteful variations and peculiarities. The curated menu includes Mitti ka Tandoor dishes such as Gulberi Paneer Tikki, Kankwari Maas, Gokarna Lobster, Gharapur ki Machchli and  Balti ki bhatti preparations like Korari ki Seekh, Belekari ka Jheenga. Mitti Ka Tawa dishes like Jari Bazaar ki Tikki, Luni ki Machchi along with Khurja dishes Khurjewala Murgh, Dahi ki Taliyah and others are included.  Shirazi Kofte, Matke ki Dal, Yakhni Biryani, etc. are the Matka cooked dishes.

Deg preparations like Kaju Makhana ka Deg, Baradari Kaju Kadhai and many more. All this is accompanied by a variety of rice and Indian breads. To top it off, the appealing desserts will include Mishti Doi, Lacchedar Rabri, Matkewali Basundi and other traditional items.

Khoya Awadh (1)Come explore all that our ancient food traditions have to offer and eat as our ancestors ate, delicious food made in clay pots and pans, forever carrying the scent of the soil with them.

 What: Mitti Ki Khushboo

When: 16th to 25th March ‘18

Where: Nawab Saheb, Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel

Time: 07.00 pm – 11.30 pm

Taste the secrets buried deep under the earth during the Mitti Ki Khushboo festival at Nawab Saheb

Try Grill Kitchen Gourmet For A “Gourmet” Experience Today

The Grill Kitchen - Gourmet Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
Gourmet food always appeals to your tastes and leaves an impact on your tastebuds. The Grill Kitchen Gourmet is too an outlet that has the power to leave great tastes and definitely is a must try for all residents in South Delhi. As its name speaks, the kitchen is indeed a gourmet one that would surely leave behind a great experience.

DSC_0177 - CopyIf you are wondering why am I so overwhelmed by it, here is a list of reasons that would surely make you opt for this delivery outlet.

Things I would recommend this out For

Amazing Packaging

Every delivery outlet requires a great packaging to satisfy it’s customers and this outlet knows this very well. Sealed boxes with microwave friendly features make it a must try delivery outlet.

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Punctual Services

One of the basic things every foodie expects from a delivery outlet is completely punctual services. On time delivery is something that many delivery outlets fail to offer and here lies the irony that even if the food is good enough, impunctual services are a great turn off. But Grill Kitchen Gourmet would never dissappoint you in this area. Absolutely sharp on time, you don’t need to check your watch repeatedly for getting those lip-smacking delicacies on your plate.

Appetizing Tastes

DSC_0184DSC_0183DSC_0182After all food is the ultimate mantra of being a hit survivor in the food industry. The Grill Kitchen Gourmet thus celebrates the variety of cuisines with both Chinese and Indian cuisines. And wait there’s also some Thai varieties too to try for.

Final Words of Appreciation

I went with their Indian cuisine and yes, I was absolutely happy and satisfied with each and every dish. Among the 4 dishes I tried the Kerala Pomfret fry turned out the best one for me.

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Even the daal makhani was incredible enough to give their outlet a second try.

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What You Shouldn’t Miss In Rang De Basanti Urban Dhaba: a Complete Culinary Guide

Rang De Basanti Urban Dhaba Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
Punjabi cuisine has always been my soft corner of taste. The delectable tandooris, the smokey grills, the soft, mouth melting daal makhani are some dishes for which the love never dies.

And especially when you are in the Capital City, the amazing colors of the Punjabi assortments just cannot be missed out. But out of the huge bunch of food outlets that Delhi offers to you for the amazingly delicious Punjabi taste, it is indeed difficult to make the correct pick.  So let us help you a bit by offering you the perfect choice for the Indian cuisine in Delhi.


A few days back I chanced to visit Rang De Basanti, The Urban Dhaba located in Hauz Khas Village and undoubtedly I can claim this outlet to be the paradise for every North Indian foodie. Let me share what’s in store for you at the vibrant, bustling, quirky eatery.


Let’s start the journey with some incredible drinks that this superb eatery has to offer:

Chacch{ To Be More Familiar, Butter Milk}


Though Rang De Basanti has traditional Punjabi dishes, but they decide to offer every dish with a perfect twist and their Chaach is not an exception.


The Tadka Chaach with the fine sprinkling of coriander and cumin tadka proves that even usual butter milk can be given a great innovative taste if mixed with the correctly chosen spices.

The Chaach is also available in flavors of Theekha( a bit chilly and spicy) as well as the plain one.

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Range De Basanti’s Desi Lassi that comes both in the sweet as well as salty varieties are also enriched in tastes with their rich creamy curd textures, heavy enough to quench your thirst and your hunger to a great extent.

Coming to starters, Rang De Basanti once again maintains its ritual of combining the usual conventional Punjabi delicacies with a punch of innovation and their starter menu establishes so to a great extent.

Naanchos

In Love with Naachos? Rang De Basanti has its exclusive version of Nachos, the “Naancho” with Mutton Keema. If wondering what exactly it is, let me elaborate a more.


These were naans shaped and cut in the form of Nachos, a bit harder in texture than the ordinary naans. Naanchos served with mutton keema as a dip is indeed the Punjabi version of the famous Nachos.

Mahi Ambarrasiya

Being a Bong I am a fish fanatic and this dish from the house of RDB fulfilled my cravings for crispy fish to the core. Crispy, crunchy fish fried and served with an exclusive RDB chutney is a dish you cannot afford to miss.

Tangdi Oye Hoye

A lovely chicken legpiece starter smoked to perfection with amazing spices and served with chutney specialties from Rang De Basanti.

Mains: Authentic Punjabi Delicacies On Your Plates

Soya Rara

Soft soyabean pieces served in the form of minimal gravy, commonly known as champ in a tangy, semi-spicy form.

Bhayankar Kadi Chaawal

If you are taken aback by the name, then let me unfold the history behind its nomenclature. It’s not the typical Delhite Kadi Chaawal, but presented with culinary twists. It comes in the form of deep fried balls which contain rice and is served with the Indian curry “Kadhi”.

Hari Mirch Ki Roti

Whichever curries you may try, the Hari mirch ki roti is a must accompaniment for a twist in the normal breads.

Meat Chawal

In case you are a rice addict like me then meat chawal that is basically a pulao with mutton pieces is worth a try.

Dessert Speciality

To end your lavish meal in the perfect manner, the Bhayankari Meetha Paan, an In-house icecream served with beetle leaf and gulkand is a definite try.

Rang De Basanti’ s “Bhayankar” (Danger) Alert

The Dishes with “Bhayankari” taglines are not to be missed at all. While the term “ Bhayankari” is quite misleading with indication to dangerous, but in Rang De Basanti Urban Dhaba, every dish is Bhayankari considering its killing goodness and finger-licking tastes.


So whenever you visit Rang De Basanti Urban Dhaba, never forget to give a try to the signature “Bhayankari” dishes.

Broadway Kebab Festival: A culinary festival you cannot afford to miss

Broadway - Radisson Blu Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
Faridabad finally has that long anticipated north indian cuisine to its credit with the perfect flavours with the new Broadway Fine Dining Outlet at Radisson Blu Faridabad. We cannot agree more that in Faridabad the number of North Indian delight lovers is definitely on the higher side and Broadway comes as a great air of respite for them.

Broadway in Radisson Blu Faridabad has  brought about the North Indian delectables in its perfect tastes and now all Faridabad inhabitants have a reason to rejoice.

The Great Kebab Festival begins on 16th of June at Broadway Radisson Blu and is going to continue till the 25th of June. Let me tell you why you shouldn’t be missing this festival at any cost.

Summer Coolers

The wide range of Summer Coolers is a great addition to the drinks menu of Radisson Blu.

Drinks that you must definitely try:

Very Berry Kala Khatta


A tangy Kala Khatta drink that gives you a sweet spicy taste to look forward to.

Rose Mojito

This is another drink that you must definitely try. The cool, refreshing rose flavours with the mojito gives you a superb break during the scorching summers.

Now coming to the great Kebabs offered there are a number of options to try out for. Quite surprisingly there are a great number of vegetarian options for the veggie kebab lovers.

Subz Galouti


Minced vegetables Galouti that melts into the mouth with soft, crunchy tastes filled with sesame seeds.

Peshwari Paneer


As soon as you hear this name you would definitely be reminded of royal flavors. The tandoori paneers gives you a soft juicy taste with medium spices.

Tandoori Aloo


I am not quite a big fan of Potatoes but this dish has driven my love for the same. Potatoes smoked in medium spices give a great taste that you must not give amiss.

Amritsari Bhutta


We all are quite in love with Amritsari fish or chicken but for the vegetarians to relish the flavors, Amritsari bhutta is a great saviour. Baby corns marinated in Amritsari spices is a great kebab to binge on.

You have in store a range of other vegetarian kebab varities to try for.

Coming to the non vegetarian delicacies, you have the

Hariyali lamb chaap


Boney lamb chops marinated in spices and grilled to give a tangy, spicy taste.

Mutton Galouti


Takes you back to the streets of Lucknow with the royal, spicy tastes. Not greasy at all and mouth melting, these are the kebabs you cannot afford to miss.

Tali Machchi

Fried fish with optimum spices that comes in the form of true love for a bong.

The list goes endless and all I could say is you must pay a visit very soon to try out the various colors of kebabs.

Coming to the main courses, you again have these amazing dishes to give a shot:

Murgh biryani

Nargisi Kofta Curry


Lamb Beliram

Breads

Raita

To end the foodie affair with the perfect dash of mughlai flavours, you have an amazing dessert platter.


Rasmalai

Phirni

Hot jalebis

And yes, added to this you have the regular lavish buffet spread that you can choose to have apart from the appetizing kebabs.


What more do you need to engage in an appetizing session?

The Preview To Dine With Royalty in October 2017: An Exclusively Majestic Episode

India has always been a land of extraordinary delicacies whether it’s the royal “Daab Chingri” of Bengal or the “Yakhni Pulao” from the Awadhi cuisine. With its wide range of extraordinary delicacies served on a platter, this land never feels to disappoint the appetites of a true foodie.

ambassador-he-mr-jan-luykx This October, New Delhi, the Capital City is about to witness an extravagant three-day gala episode “Dine With Royalty” organized through the hands of Eat With India, the innovative initiative involved behind popularizing the Indian cuisine criss-crossing the contours of the globe.

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In reference to this amazing gala event that New Delhi, the home of some classic curated delicacies is going to witness, a precursor episode was organized at the Embassy of Begium, New Delhi on the 25’th of February, 2017.

Hosts and Members of This Enriched Evening

The event witnessed the gracious presence of representatives as well as members of as many as 50 royal families along with 20 other embassy representatives. However the guest list was not limited to them.

This royal precursor was also graced by the presence of eminent personalities from the food world, like the food connoisseur, Mr. Sourish Bhattacharya, The food historian and researcher , Mr. Pushpesh Pant, Ms. Neha Prasada and Ms. Sonal Saxena, the authoress of the masterpiece, “Dine With The Maharajas: A Thousand Years of Culinary Tradition and the co-founder of Eat With India respectively.

Apart from this show of extreme glamour, there were several other experts from the food industry, food bloggers who captured the evening’s proceedings with their hands of photography and connoisseur knowledge of food journalism. A Panel Discussion on “Royal Cuisines of India: historical perspective and Insight” was held chaired by the colossal names of the food industry discussing the culture and versatility of several cuisines with special emphasis on the Rampuri and Kangra cuisines.

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Nawab Kazmi Ali Khan , Nawab of Rampur and Tikaraj Aishwariya Chandra Katoch, 489th descendant of the royal Katoch clan also shred their inputs about the exclusivity of the cuisines.

Added to all the charming expert inputs, the Nizami Brothers added to the chutzpah of the evening with their musical extravaganza.

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A Show of majestic Cuisines

What turned out to be the evening show stealer was definitely the food showcased and served in the evening. With a host of options both from the vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian kitchens of Kangra and Rampur, this was an evening that etched a mark in the souls of all foodies. Awadhi Biryani, Yakhni Pulao, Murg Musallam, platter of Tikkas and Tandooris, everything had an unmatched appeal and authentic taste.

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When the precursor turned out to be so imperial and flawless, one can definitely expect the upcoming royal festival in October 2017 unfolding some more heightened shades  of food and entertainment.

What One Can Expect From Dine With Royalty

  • Dine with Royalty, an exclusive event, would turn out to be an one of its kind event where guests would get a platform to experience dining with some of the royal families.
  • This does not put an end to the show as the members of the Royal House would themselves act as hosts to the guests.
  • The episode would culminate with a setting of six luxury tents curated and conceptualized by to-notch art designers to build the regal look without a flaw.

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October 2017 is indeed going to be the most anticipated month for New Delhi, in terms of food and royal dining.