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From Vizag to Goa - An Exquisite Indian Culinary Journey

  • 15th Sep 2023
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From Vizag to Goa - An Exquisite Indian Culinary Journey

From Vizag to Goa - An Exquisite Indian Culinary Journey

India has become a thriving culinary destination, and as a result, the majority of hotels and restaurants are curating menus that feature delicacies from various regions of the globe and the country itself.

Here is a list of culinary menus you can sample this weekend in India. 

The city of Bangalore

Lost Recipes of Undivided India - A Culinary Journey to the Hidden Jewels of Indian Cuisine: An exclusive menu showcase by MasterChef Osama Jalali at Riwaz, The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore

From the 15th to the 24th of September 2023 at Riwaz, The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore, embark on a culinary journey through the hidden gems of Indian cuisine with an exclusive menu created by MasterChef, Osama Jalali - a renowned consultant and food writer who will showcase the essence of Indian culinary treasures.

The culinary delights at Riwaz are perfectly complemented by the restaurant's streamlined modern design, alluring city views, and architectural details that pay reverence to India's rich history. This Indian restaurant is the ideal venue to bring Chef Osama Jalali's menu alive, as it combines the compelling robust flavours of the North-West Frontier with a milieu that is simply unmatched.

Chef Osama Jalali takes pride in researching the cultural and historical significance of the dishes he prepares, imbuing them with a sense of nostalgia and tradition. His culinary abilities and specialisation centre around the rich and varied flavours of Mughlai and Awadhi cuisine. He is renowned for his expertise in Awadhi cuisine, which originates from the city of Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh.

Riwaz provides much more than a culinary experience. The restaurant's dedicated whisky and wine room is adjacent to the main dining area, where you can sample a variety of distinctive and flavorful beverages. You can also indulge in inventive concoctions inspired by native herbs, seasonings, and fruits, which complement the menu to perfection.

Chef Osama Jalali's expertise in traditional Indian cuisine, primarily from the northern regions of India, is evident in the rich and diverse flavours of Mughlai and Awadhi cuisine.

He specialises in curating Rampuri, Shahjahani, and forgotten Mughal-era recipes for private Daawats. His cuisine highlights the extensive use of aromatic spices such as cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, and saffron, adding depth of flavour and creating a distinctive taste for the menu with signature dishes such as Chapli kebab, Kunna Gosht, Dal Gosht, Aloo Gosht, Yakhni Pulao, Gosht Halwa, Zarda, and more, allowing diners to indulge in the authentic lost recipes of Indian cuisine.

These dishes, which are passed down from generation to generation and contain few ingredients but a rich history, are genuinely unforgettable.

Explore "Lost Recipes of Undivided India" in Bengaluru, where MasterChef Osama Jalali brings the concealed jewels of Indian cuisine directly to your table.


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