Ten Day Awadhi Food Festival at Courtyard by Marriott Begins


Celebrate the Awadhi flavours this week

Raipur, 8 November, 2019: Celebrate the season and dine like the Nawabs in MoMo Cafe, Courtyard by Marriott, Raipur where kebabs will melt in your mouth and Dum pukhts melts your heart at the Awadhi Food Festival. Awadhi cuisine, deeply influenced by Mughlai style of cooking, will be recreated by the chefs at the MoMo Cafe. All the dishes will be prepared using slow fire cooking method along with the exotic use of rich spices in all their dishes.

Rajneesh Kumar, General Manager, Courtyard Marriott, Raipur said “The ten day food festival in MoMo Cafe -starting from November 8- will take you back to the rich Awadhi flavours that once enticed the taste buds of Mughals and Nawabs. The chefs will display heavenly culinary delights across vegetarian and non-vegetarian menus offering delectable starters, main course and mouth-watering desserts which will elevate you with their aroma and sense of taste”.

Jitendra Singh Rathore, Executive Chef, Courtyard Marriott, Raipur said “The delicious and vastly extensive buffet spread starts with soups offering Shorba Gosht Yakhni, Murgh Potli Shorba in non-veg and Sabjiyo ka Arq, Daal ke Yakhni will be served in the vegan category”.

The buffet offers Tamatar ke Machli, Murgh Tikka Mirza Hasnu, Paneer kuta masala Tikka and Nawabi Paneer Tikka, as the starters, promising the guests, the starting of royal taste of Awadhi food menu. The live food counter will also be set for Shami kebab, Majlisi kebab, Chowk ki Tikki and Awadhi Naan and much more to be cooked and tasted just live, he said.

“ The royal chefs during the Mughal era were particular about giving the food a rich taste and smell while serving the royal banquet. We have brought the same aroma to give the guests true Lucknowi taste and fragrance in the dishes” says Jitendra Singh Rathore.

Lucknowi Biryani is famous for the colourful presentation it imparts to the guests with the dishes like Nawabi Murgh Methi Biryani, Gosht dum Biryani and Subz dum Biryani. Food of Awadh and non-veg dishes have an ancient history of experiments and surprising flavours. Awadhi Murgh Korma, Lazeez Bhuna Gosht, Mahi Razeela, Lagan ka Murgh and Zafrani Nehari are few such main course exotic dishes which won’t let you sit down unless you have it on the plate. Along with the non-veg dishes the Awadhi food festival will also offer a lot of veg delicacies like Lazeez Baigan Masala, Nawabi Paneer Korma, Palak khum Nafees, Muradabadi Daal and much more to be placed in the plates.

Shahi Tukra, Shahi Sewaiyan, Ande ka Halwa, Sheer Korma, Anannas ka Halwa are popular Lucknowi desserts and Mirchi ka Halwa is one unique dessert, you need it to taste it to know it.