The Grand Trunk(NH1) Culinary journey which started from Amritsar traveled through Delhi & Varanasi is finally on its last leg and reached Kolkata. The Leela brings you the culinary specialty and mouth watering dishes from the land of culture, tradition, knowledge, arts, and food. Kolkata food festival is being hosted by The Leela Convention. To bring you the joy of Bengali food Chef De Cuisine Ashwani Kumar Singh traveled to Kolkata and research the food and finally curated a splendid menu to relish your taste buds.
Cafe Dilli32 is hosting dinner and a special bonanza for the dinners on weekend. Friday and Saturday you can cherish the Bengali music by none other than the famous Rimi Mukherjee whereas on Sunday you will be part of a storytelling on the Bengali food and culture. It is a three-course buffet widely spread in Frangipani.
Appetizers from Kolkata
Mochar cutlet – Banana flour cutlet mixed with garam masala, crumbed and deep fried
Vegetable Chop – Beetroot and mashed potato mixed with Indian spices, deep fried
Aalo Chop – Salted mashed potato coated in gram flour and fried
Mutton Chop – Slowly cooked mutton with onion and Indian spices till it gets tender and succulent
Bata Fry – Bata fish has its origin in East Bengal(Now Bangladesh) and know for its sweet taste.
Chitol chingri cutlet – Boiled prawn cutlet
Mains from Kolkata
Desserts from Kolkata
Payesh – Bengali version of kheer(rice pudding) made by slowly cooking rice in milk, flavored with cardamom and topped with dry fruits
Pantua – Gulab Jamun
Sondesh – Traditional Bengali desert made of cheena(cottage cheese)
#whatmonksays – If you are looking for traditional Bengali food, rush to the Cafe Delhi32, The Leela Convention