Jan 16, 2014

Culinary Delights - The Winter Feast at Punjab Grill

Culinary Delights - The Winter Feast at Punjab Grill

This is my first post from the city of Mumbai and at the moment everything seems topsy turvy. Hectic work and relocating to a new city is a Herculean task. However, I received a warm welcome from the people around and I was quite overwhelmed to be invited for the inauguration of the winter menu at Punjab Grill in Mumbai. 

Punjab Grill, the specialty Indian fine dine restaurant by Lite Bite Foods is now presenting an All New Winter Special Menu at Punjab Grill, Juhu Shopping Centre, Gulmohar Cross Road, Vile Parle West.
Dig in to the Punjabi flavours this winter with Punjab Grill’s scrumptious recipes for a perfect meal! Inspired by age old traditional recipes and infused with a myriad spices, one can choose from an array of vegetarian and non vegetarian signature dishes created by Chef Gurpreet Singh.

Celebrating the nostalgic aromas and unforgettable earthen flavours reminiscent of winters in North India, the highlight of this season is the essence of the natural flavours “Kaali Gajar Kaanji” - a matured tangy black carrot juice, “Shakarkandi Kamrakh ki Chaat”which is apple wood smoked sweet potato and star fruit tossed in sweet and sour tamarind and “Kharode ka Shorba”- gently simmered lamb trotter soup tempered with fenugreek and “Chukandar ke Kebab”- crisp beetroot kebabs, hung curd and pine nut stuffing to begin  your culinary journey with.
The main course is equally royal with repast options like  “Methi Chicken Tikka- Char grilled Chicken tikka infused with fresh fenugreek, “Bheja Massala”- sautéed lamb brain with freshly roasted garam masalas, “Sarson da Saag (Rs. with “Makkai Tava Roti”“Bahurangi Biryani”basmati rice cooked on dum with winter vegetables.
Not to miss the special PUNJAB GRILL DEG “HOT POT” – a Punjab Grill signature Hot Pot with mutton kofta, mutton jus, and winter vegetables.
To pamper your sweet tooth, relish the  “Gurh Wale Chawal”jaggery sweetened basmati flavoured with black cardamom; fennel coconut chips, homemade vanilla ice creamand “Bajre ki Choori”- Grandma Style pearl millet roti and jcrumble lotus seeds and chiroli nuts.

According to Chef Gurpreet Singh, Brand Chef, Punjab Grill, “The exuberance of flavours from the state has been brought forth in a variety, with an ability to transport and bring back memories of childhood. Keeping the forgotten culinary treasures from the region of Punjab, I have created this special winter menu.”


About Punjab Grill – Gourmet Fine Dining:

Punjab Grill takes you on a culinary journey into the grandeur of undivided Punjab. The Punjab Grill experience is an exploration of the wonderful diversity and rich streams of Hindu, Sikh, Pathan and Punjab cuisine; a tradition flown downstream through the immigrants of West Punjab, who have lovingly cherished and preserved it. 
Punjab Grill has its presence both in India and International markets like Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Singapore. It will soon open its doors in US, Bangkok and Dubai as well.

About Lite Bite Foods (P) Ltd.

Headquartered in Delhi – NCR, Lite Bite Foods is, today, one of the largest and most dynamic F&B Retail companies in India with over 8 core brands under its umbrella. Over the last decade, Lite Bite Foods, promoted by Mr. Amit Burman and Mr. Rohit Aggarwal, has been credited with having introduced some novel, unique concepts in the rapidly growing F&B Retail space under the Fine Dining and Casual Dining restaurant verticals.
Currently operating over 50 locations under the Group umbrella, it offers three verticals – Quick Service, Casual Dining and Fine Dining restaurant concepts, both within India as well as overseas. In addition to the malls, Lite Bite Foods also manages food courts at office complexes, high streets, highway locations, hospitals and airports. 

The international expansion of Punjab Grill, Zambar and Asia Seven will include the world markets of USA, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Bangkok


 Bajre ki Choori
 Chukander ke kebab
 Punjab Grill’s signature Hot Pot with mutton kofta, mutton jus & winter vegetables


Shakarkandi Kamrakh Ki Chaat

Sangri to mellow me down after a hectic day
Paan Shot
An exotic food hamper given to us for spending the winters 




Verdict:

It is great to soothe your grumpy olfactory nerves with some desi food which is a concoction of varied flavors from all across the globe. It is an interesting take on fusion food keeping in mind the desi food of India. 
The ambience and the perfect weather takes away all the brownie points.

What I like?
I usually look for healthy options while dining out. I could not get enough of chicken and the sweet potato. 
I love the way the dishes were globalized with an eclectic mix of ingredients and assorted varieties. 

What I didn’t like?
I didn’t really like some of the dishes like sarson ka saag which is supposed to be authentic. May be, I had a lot of expectations.

Must-Try:
- Methi chicken tikka
- Char grilled chicken tikka infused with fresh fenugreek
- Shakarkandi Kamrakh Ki Chaat (Apple wood smoked sweet potato and star fruit tossed in sweet and sour tamarind)




Pocket Pinch: 1500-2000 INR for two people (Approx)


Where:
- Punjab Grill,9th Gulmohar Cross Road, Vile Parle West, Mumbai
Phone: 022-26245735
- 3rd Floor, Palladium Mall, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
R City Mall, LBS Marg, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai

6 comments:

  1. That is a wonderfully written post on Punjabi grill.It must be highly popular what with such a huge variety in authentic Punjabi flavour.The pictures looked yummy and teased the taste buds of the reader.

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  2. this post definitely made me hungry... love punjabi food.. nice post

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  3. Punjabi food and cuisine, wow, really rollicking and great that too in a place like Mumbai. I am sure you are loving Mumbai like anything. Enjoy life.

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  4. Love the combos! You have all settled down,huh? Relocating is tough indeed. Hope to see ya soon,love.

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