Offbeat fusion dishes you must try in Mumbai
Vada Pav Bao: Indian-style Chinese dishes are failry common to come by, especially if you choose to eat at a roadside Chinese stall. But this dish is a little different. It combines the deliciousness of vada pav with pita bao. Served with garlic chutney and masala fries, this dish is a delight for your tastebuds
Where: Across all Social outlets1/10
Jalapeno Paneer Tikka: Paneer and jalapeno make for a delicious combination. This dish mixes the delight of paneer and spice of jalapeno in one quaint dish.
Where: The Finch, John Baker, Saki Vihar Road, Ganesh Nagar, Powai2/10
Desi Chelo: Chelo, also poppularly known as chelo kebab is Iran's national dish; but in Mumbai it gets a delicious twist of its own. Paired with reshmi Kebab, murg kali mirch, or even paneer or mushroom this national dish of Iran is worth a try.
Where: Copper Chimney, Lotus Court (Worli), Fort, and Viviana Mall, Thane (W)3/10
Esfahan Beryani: A Persian dish made with fried, roasted minced lamb, this dish brings the Indian naan into the mix, making it a delightful fusion. Topped with flavoured veggies this version of biriyani (sans rice) is a great way to foray into the world of fusion cuisine
Where: SodaBottleOpenorWala, Hiranandani (Powai), The Capital Building (Bandra Kurla Complex), and Viviana Mall (Thane)4/10
Strawberry Goat Cheese Focaccia: Strawberries combined with Basil Pesto Sauce, Strawberry and Goat Cheese may sound a bit too offbeat for some; But the tangy-sweet taste of the fruit mixed with the tart falvour of Basil Pesto Sauce and Goat Cheese makes for the pefect treat with a hot cuppa or tea
Where: Lobby Lounge, Grand Hyatt Mumbai, off Western Express Highway, Santacruz (E)5/10
Beef Bulgogi Bao: Beef Bulgogi is a seamless mix of Chinese Bao and a Korean beef dish. The thinly sliced, pan grilled beef steak wrapped in a steamed bao and seasoned with chilli and soy sauce packs a flavourful punch.
Where: 145, MG Road, Kala Ghoda6/10
Barley and Black Quinoa Risotto: This offbeat version of risotto is perfect for those on a diet. The quirky yet delicious dish is made with superfoods like quinoa, barley, kale and mushrooms. Quinoa and barley serve as the base and kale and mushrooms serve as ingredients.
Where: The Korner House, 21, Union Park Road, Khar (W)7/10
Penne Makhani with Chicken Tikka: Who said Indian and Italian food couldn't mix. At this restraunt in Andheri, you'll find one of the most quirky fusions of dishes, and Penne Makhani with Chicken Tikka is one of them. Penne pasta added to a makhni base topped off with paneer tikka is one dish that you definitely must give a try
Where: Ambrosia Cafe and Deli, Shop 2, Wellington Business Park 2, Opposite Skyline Icon, Andheri- Kurla Road, Marol8/10
Nutella Pizza: Love Nutella and Pizza? Well, this dish is for you! Pizza base topped with nutella, fruits and marshmellows, this mouthwatering dessert with satiate your every craving for chocolate
Where: 1441 Pizzeria, Fort9/10
Beet Root Ice Cream: Ever thought of beetroot in an icecream? well, if you've been waiting to try this offbeat mix, here's your chance! Freshly made beetroot pulp mixed with ice cream makes for a great fusion dessert.
Where: Out of the Blue, 14 Union Park, Khar (W).10/10
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From Beet Root Ice Cream to Penne Makhani with Chicken Tikka, these 10 offbeat yet delicious dishes will leave you spellbound