Ten day long festival to showcase the authentic flavours of the Deccan

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Raipur, 19 July 2019: Known for giving the city authentic and flavoursome food festivals, Courtyard Marriott Raipur brings yet another lip smacking food festival inspired by the beautiful South Indian states. This time the food lovers in Raipur can relish sumptuous Deccan cuisines for next 10 days. These cuisines will be served during dinner hours at Deccan Food Festival, which begins from today at the hotels popular multi-cuisine restaurant –MoMo Café. The festival will offer variety of dishes from South Indian states -Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Kerala.

Rajneesh Kumar, General Manager, Courtyard Marriott Raipur said “Deccan cuisine is an amalgamation of Mughal, Turkish, and Arabic along with the influence of the native Telugu cuisines. Preparing the Deccan meal demands a lot of dedication and passion.” He further said “Chef Arul Oli who is well known for preparing authentic Deccan cuisines has been flown into the city from Chennai to stir up the palate of our guests.”

Jitendra Singh Rathore, Executive Chef, Courtyard Marriott Raipur said “Deccan cuisine comprises a broad repertoire of rice, wheat and meat dishes and the skilled use of various spices, herbs and natural edibles. The flavours of the Deccan food festival will focus on rich taste and authentic flavours. Raipur is well known for its food diversity; hence, it also accepted food from Southern region, which are famous for its own method and preparation.”

Chef Arul Oli said “The buffet will comprise of wide variety of starters, soups, main course and desserts. Some of them include Meen Pepper Fry, Urulai Masala, Mutton Chettinad, Hyderabadi Dum Biryani, Haleem, Appam, Vegetable Stew, Pulissery, Paruppu Payasam, Chakra Pongali and many more.”