Sofitel Mumbai BKC has launched a special Hyderabadi Food Festival at Jyran, which serves authentic cuisine inspired by the Northwest Indian Frontier Province.
Available till October 23, 2022, the special Hyderabadi a la carte menu offers soups like Gosht Ka Marag (rich traditional lamb leg broth simmered overnight on charcoal); and Subs Badami Shorba; and appetizers like Phaldari Shikampuri Kebab (pan-griddled raw banana patties filled with raisin and spices); Hyderabadi Gosht Keeme ka Samosa; and Jhinga Nishapuri (tiger prawn marinated with Hyderabadi potli masala, yogurt and cheese, finished in a charcoal oven).
Main courses include options like Nizami Handi (a rich vegetable curry with cashew, almond and pistachio); Hyderabadi Gosht Haleem; and Mahi Begum Bahar (fillet of fish cooked in sesame and dry coconut gravy).
Biryani and rice accompaniments like Nizami Tarkari Biryani; and Kachhi Gosht ki Biryani pair well with dals like Kaddu ka Dalcha (a traditional four-lentils and bottle gourd delicacy cooked with tamarind and tempered with roasted garlic, fried onion and red chilies); and Dal Nawabi (lentils infused with smoked charcoal and tempered with betel leaf), as well as a selection of raitas and breads.
End the meal on a sweet note with desserts like Khubani ka Meetha with Saffron Cream (Hyderabad’s famous apricot pudding, garnished with apricot and almond and served with whipped cream); Hyderabadi Zafrani Phirni; and Kulfi Faluda.
The special Hyderabadi Food Festival is being served at Jyran till October 23, 2022.