The Kings and Nizams of India have left behind a culinary legacy that has altered the landscape of Indian cuisine for the better. The finest of Shahi Maharaj (cooks) from their palaces, who are the true connoisseurs of delicious desi food, had distinctive dishes and signature creations that no one could recreate to perfection. JW Marriott Pune is however, presenting you with a unique chance to experience the erstwhile royal kitchens from the far flung lands of Kashmir, Rampur, Hyderabad and Lucknow. Titled as, ‘Royal Kitchens of India’, this ongoing food festival is offering vegetarian and non-vegetarian gastronomic delights from the bygone days. One can relive the era of the past, at the Royal buffet dinner, 7:00pm onwards at Spice Kitchen and Shakahari.
The food festival is curated by the team of renowned chef, Chef Mujeeb-ur-Rehman from Lucknow. Known for his delectable creations across the globe, Chef Rehman is a self-taught master and a perfectionist. The fest is featuring from his kitchens, exotic appetizers like Galawati Kebab, Murgh Tikka Mirza Hasnu, Paneer Surkh Tikka, Changezi Kumbh and main course like Nehari Ghosht, Rampuri Murgh Pulao, Kashmiri Dum Aloo, Kofta Bagh-e-Hazim and Nawabi Baigan Bharta. The star delicacies of the meal are Hyderabadi Ghosht Biryani, Subz Dum Pulao, Mutter ke Tahiri, Hyderabadi Khatti Dal and Rajmah Kashmiri. Saving the best for the last, shahi halwas and sweets from these regions is also on display for the patrons.
You deserve to be pampered like the royalty, don’t you? So, head to JW Marriott Pune to sample the authentic, rich cuisines of India till March 31 at Spice Kitchen and Shakahari, 7pm onwards.
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