Tuck into Khasi and Malwa specialties at these pop-up lunches

Jun 26, 2015, 08:19 IST | The Guide Team

This Sunday, tuck into two unique pop-up lunches, where you can either savour dishes like Gulab Ki Kheer, a dessert made from rose petals or try Tungtap, a fermented fish chutney, among other fare

From Malwa’s kitchens
FROM slow-cooked mutton meatballs to a dessert made from rose petals, indulge in some royal tastes at home-chef Anuradha Joshi Medhora’s food pop-up. Hailing from Indore, she will be dishing out some unique recipes from the Malwa region in Madhya Pradesh.

Pyaaz Ka Pulav with Kofta Narma Dil and Banjari Dal
Pyaaz Ka Pulav with Kofta Narma Dil and Banjari Dal

The menu includes Shahi Dahi Barra (lentil dumplings in thick, sweetened yoghurt), Kofta Narma Dil (soft and succulent mutton meatballs slow-cooked in an aromatic gravy), Do Peeaza Narangi Ka Soola (smoked and beaten mutton cooked with oranges) and Mawa Mutter (peas curry in khoya gravy, a quintessential MP dish). End the meal on a sweet note with Gulab Ki Kheer, cooked using fresh rose petals.

Hit the Khasi trail
Did you know that some of the most delicious fare in Meghalaya isn’t found in fancy restaurants but at tiny Jadoh stalls? Learn about Khasi culture and its cuisine at home-chef Rebecca Ranee’s pop-up, where she will be serving authentic dishes from this North Eastern state. She has most of her ingredients including smoked pork and spices like pepper brought in from her hometown, Shillong.

Jingtah Dohthad, smoked pork based curry
Jingtah Dohthad, smoked pork based curry

The predominant flavours in this cuisine include mustard oil, turmeric, pepper and black and wild sesame seeds. On the menu is Jadoh (rice with pork lard and chicken stock), Jingtah Dohthad (smoked pork-based curry), Doh Syiar Mylliem (pepper chicken), Dai Neiîong (dal with black sesame seeds), Sohkhia Khleh Neilieh (cucumber with wild sesame) as well as Steamed Corn Cake for dessert. Don’t miss out on Tungtap (fermented fish chutney), rarely found in this city.

On: June 28, 1.30 pm onwards
At: Phase D, Shastri Nagar, New Link Road, Versova, Andheri (W).
Call: 9920473331
Cost: Rs 1,500

To sign up, log on to: www.trekurious.com (for both the pop-ups)

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