Hyderabadi cuisine leaves indelible mark at Indian Carnival
Hyderabadi cuisine leaves indelible mark at Indian Carnival. Indian cuisine is all about spices and aroma. And on Saturday, Kathmandu was all set for the Indian Carnival and Food Festival that presented various Indian tastes from biryani to chaats and also featured paan ice-cream.
Paan-icecream and biryani reign supreme
Indian cuisine is all about spices and aroma. And on Saturday, Kathmandu was all set for the Indian Carnival and Food Festival that presented various Indian tastes from biryani to chaats and also featured paan ice-cream.
Organised by the Indian Cultural Centre (ICC), Embassy of India, the event had food stalls from Hotel Del’ Annapurna, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Hyderabad House, Yellow Chilli, Momo Mantra, among others.Hyderabad House were serving more than seven varieties of Biryani, Momo Mantra serving Darjeeling momo, Dabur Mixology, Paan Icecream and chaat stalls were filled with food enthusiasts. About the food festival and carnival Aavashana Dahal, a visitor at the paani-puri stall with her group of friends shared, “The ambience is nice and the food stalls are arranged properly. With the stalls for face painting and mehendi, I found the event more creative.”
Other features of the event were showcase of books, games, horse riding among others. However, another visitor S Mukherjee felt, “The weather is very hot and I think there should be some more variety of food items, game stalls and there should be more shades.”Concerned about the hot weather Ashish Kumar Sinha, Director of ICC shared, “We are planning a similar kind of Indian festival this autumn as well and hoping to organise this kind of event twice a year. We are working to come up with more innovative programmes in the future.”