Singapore’s iconic street food has a UNESCO status. The country’s street hawkwars serve flavoursome Malay noodles, Indian curry puffs, sizzling charcoal roasted duck and more to locals and curious foodies from across the world. While you can’t travel to Singapore to sample the famous street food, Delhiites can certainly order in and post-lockdown, dine-in at Mai Bao. This restaurant in Delhi serves delicious hawker-style Singaporean street food to fulfil your international cravings. So here’s everything you need to know about this swanky new restaurant and its mouthwatering offerings.
Charming Ambience & Multi-Cultural Food At Your Doorstep
Singapore is a melting pot of cultures, and its delicious food exhuberates the same. You cannot rigidly define the cuisine of Singapore. Its flavours, aromas, ingredients are a blend of Chinese, Indian, Malay and Eurasian flavours, just like the country’s indomitable personality. Mai Bao nestled in Delhi’s Saket makes the vibrant Singaporean street food more accessible to Delhi households. The cosy restaurant has a 50-seater capacity with a bright pastel coloured ambience, that’s totally Insta-worthy. The faint neon sign lights up the Commons at DLF Avenue. Savour the flavours of Singapore here, without taking a flight. Until it’s safe to eat out again, you can just get your Singaporean fare from Mai Bao, delivered to your doorstep.
Devour Delicious Singaporean Street Food
Commence your meal with a smatter of Singaporean street food dishes like the spicy Indonesian vegetable salad with peanut sauce, Gado Gado, a deep-fried yam puffs, Chef’s special Ayam Goreng, a Malay styled fried chicken appetiser and chicken satay. Prawn ball skewers and Pork Cha Siu are there mouth-watering delicacies for non vegetarians. There’s also an assortment of soups, baos and dumplings to choose from. For the healthier alternative, try the green summer rolls, coconut infused Veg Mai Laksa and Creamy Mushroom Shengjian Bao.
Mouth-Watering Curries Paired With Blue Rice
After you’ve tantalised your palate with the choicest Singaporean street food delicacies, it’s time to dive right into the main course. The chef’s special, Bamboo Shoot Singaporean Curry, filled with seasonal vegetables, is a delight for vegetarians. Five Spice Crispy Tofu and Vegetables Tossed in Garlic Sauce are other, rich, spicy veggie curries for foodies. For carnivores, try the lamb braised coconut dish, Lamb Rendang, porky Haiwanese Pork Chop, Grilled Fish with Sambal and the spicy Singaporean Crab. Most of the curries come with an aromatic blue-pea jasmine rice. The blue rice grains look simply magical. The portions are not large, but they aren’t tiny either. So, the next time you yearn to visit Singapore, you can always order from Mai Bao and let the food transport you to the gorgeous destination.
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Address: Mai Bao,Commons, DLF Avenue, Saket, New Delhi
Timings: 11.30am to 11pm