REVIEW FOR KHAAN, PAAN AUR UMRAO JAAN - A LUCKNOWI FOOD FESTIVAL
Dig your teeth into the mouth-watering kebabs, the succulent kormas and and the shahi tukdas, all this week at Utsav, the multi-cuisine vegetarian restaurant at Secunderabad. The restaurant is organising Khaan, Paan Aur Umrao Jaan - a Lucknowi Food Festival - from 26th July to 19th August, which has a special menu containing the lazeez khana of the nawaabs, as below:
Soup Shorba E Gulzar - A thin tomato broth finished with roasted cumin seeds
Snacks Nawabi Paneer Ke Soole - Delicacy of cottage cheese in a magical marinade Paneer Di Soti Boti - Cottage cheese marinated in Lucknowi spices and chargrilled in clay oven Shafiqee Kabab - Patties of sweet corn, cottage cheese and spinach Galout1 Sheek - A unique mix of vegetables and spices skewered and cooked in tandoor Khubani Shikampuri - Lucknowi style patties stuffed with apricot
Main Course Khushrang Paneer - Cottage cheese cooked in rich cashewnut gravy Shaam Savera - Spinach dumplings gently simmered in a tangy tomato Gobi Mussalum - Semi dry preprations of florets cauliflower in lucknowi spice Zanat E Moti - Stuffed mushrooms cooked in rich mint flavoured gravy Awadhi Korma - Assorted vegetables cooked in rich cashew gravy Shahi Dal - Black lentils freshly tempered with onions, tomatoes and cumin
Breads Choora Paratha - Tandoori Paratha stuffed with cottage cheese and roasted papad Gilafi Kulcha - Spicy layered Kulcha baked in clay oven Baquerkhani Roti - A rich and crisp tandoori roti from Lucknow Lucknowi Rumali - A thin soft roti made with mint flavoured flour Noormahal Pulao - Combination of assorted nuts and vegetables cooked with basmati rice
Desserts Kesari Makhana Kheer - Phool makhana gently simmered in milk with khova and cardamom Khajoori Shahi Tukda - Sliced bread cooked in sweetened milk and flavoured with dates
The dishes can be had both for lunch and for dinner, a la carte. Please contact the restaurant at 6526-3646/2772-0638 for further details.