From Biryani To Haleem, Relish Hyderabadi Delicacies At Bangalore’s Nizami Food Festival 

by Sanjana Shenoy
From Biryani To Haleem, Relish Hyderabadi Delicacies At Bangalore’s Nizami Food Festival 

It’s not often that you get the chance to relish authentic Hyderabadi delicacies, prepared from age-old recipes. Bangaloreans now have this royal opportunity. Renowned chef, Parveen Khan has curated a special menu that celebrates Nizami cuisine at its best. So, where’s this Nizami food festival happening? When’s it? And what’s on the menu for you? Check out this article for all the deets, so you can block your calendars.

Bangalore’s Nizami Food Festival Transports You To Hyderabad

Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Hebbal is hosting Dawat E Dastarkhwan— a Nizami food festival that will transport you to the bygone Nizami Era— from 7 pm onwards till April 2. Bringing in long lost authentic Hyderabadi dishes to the forefront, this festival is helmed by Chef Parveen Khan. Hailing from the land of Nizams and Begums, this renowned chef is known for putting authentic Hyderabadi cuisine on the map.

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Chef Parveen Prepares Delicacies With Family Recipes

She belongs to a traditional aristocratic Hyderabadi household, where her mother Begum Mumtaz Khan has taught generations of Hyderabadi women. Numerous hotels have consulted Begum Mumtaz Khan to perfect the Hyderabadi preparations. At this Nizami food festival, you can expect an elaborate menu of the most authentic kebabs, biryani, soul-nourishing curries, rotis and rich desserts. The best part is that you can even indulge in chit-chat with the renowned chef to understand the flavours and age-old recipes better.

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What’s On The Menu?

At this royal Nizami feast, you must grab the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to taste the chef’s special haleem. The meat is stewed for hours in spices and ghee till it melts in your mouth. Chef Parveen Khan’s haleem is something food connoisseurs craves for. Also up for grabs are juicy mutton seekh kebabs, Pathar ka Gosht, Mutabak, aromatic korma, Mirchi ka Salan and more.

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Vegetarians, there are plenty of delicious options for you. From a comforting Hyderabadi brinjal curry to a creamy black-eyed peas gravy to Khatti dal to a wholesome bowl of vegetable biryani, this is a feast worth travelling for. Also, don’t forget to try the refreshingly indulgent Qubani Ka Meetha!

So, Bangaloreans, mark your calendars for the Nizami Food Festival happening this Ramadan. It’s time to get transported to Hyderabad from right here in the Garden City.

Where: Courtyard by Marriott Bengaluru Hebbal, No. 2, 55, Outer Ring Rd, Jogappa Layout, Nagavara, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560045
When: 7 pm onwards, till April 2
Cost: ₹3000 for two approx
Please contact, 919606482968 to book your table now


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