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10-day food festival: Tickle your taste buds with flavours of Rajasthan at Chandigarh’s JW Marriott

To make it an authentic affair, the hotel has flown in Maharaj Durga Singh, a royal chef, from Rajasthan for this festival. Singh is an expert on Rajasthani cuisine and has honed his skill set by serving in the royal kitchens.

more lifestyle Updated: Jul 14, 2017 14:12 IST
Nidhi Wadhwa
Royal chef Maharaj Durga Singh showing a traditional Rajasthani platter.
Royal chef Maharaj Durga Singh showing a traditional Rajasthani platter.(HT Photo)

If you are craving for some sumptuous Rajasthani food this weekend, you have an interesting option right in the heart of the city. JW Marriott, Chandigarh is organising a 10-day Rajasthani Food Festival at The Café @JW, from July 14 to 23, to take you on a culinary journey of authentic Rajasthani cuisine.

To make it an authentic affair, the hotel has flown in Maharaj Durga Singh, a royal chef, from Rajasthan for this festival. Singh is an expert on Rajasthani cuisine and has honed his skill set by serving in the royal kitchens.

To tantalise the food lovers’ palates, The Cafe@JW will offer three specially curated menus comprising of a mix of Mewadi, Marwadi, Bikaneri and Sekhawati food, in a cyclic pattern.

10-day Rajasthani Food Festival is being organised at The Café @JW, Chandigarh, from July 14 to 23. (HT Photo)
To make it an authentic affair, the hotel has flown in Maharaj Durga Singh, a royal chef, from Rajasthan for this festival. (HT Photo)

A buffet has been arranged for the vegetarians as well as the non-vegetarians. The vegetarians can savour dal-batichurma, ker-sangeri, papad mangodi, Jodhpuri gatta curry,a long with adraki chaamp, pittod, chakki ka saag, to name a few.

For the non-vegetarians, they have Rajasthani culinary delights such as lal maans, jungali maans, maans ke sulle among others. In dessert, they have mohan thal, doodh ke ladoo, ghewar, and malpua.

“Perfectly complementing the main course, we have beverages such as Bikaneri thandai, masala shikanji, makhaniya chaas and barfilli khada, which are a must-try owing to their unique flavours,” sais chef de cuisine (executive chef) Vijay Prakash.

You can savour these delicious cuisines for dinner. The vegetarian and non-vegetarian buffets are both priced at Rs 1,699 per person (exclusive of taxes).