Every dish in India has a distinct story to tell. Marinated in spices, roasted over a burning wood fire, prepared by royal cooks, mentioned in ancient texts, our succulent kebabs, soft naan, coconut-infused curries are filled with aeons of gastronomical richness. Delhiites, in the wake of the pandemic, you have the chance to dive right into the rich food of pre-independence. No, you don’t even have to step out of your home. Pracheen – India Before 1947, a delivery-only kitchen will serve you delicious regional delicacies, with authentic flavours from the pre-independence era. So, let the flavours of our food take you on a trip down memory lane.
Regal Packaging & Regional Cuisines From Across India
To give you the pre-independence era vibe, as well as the luxury of a fine dining experience at your home, this cloud kitchen ensures you receive your food packaged in a regal manner. Tender kebabs will be delivered in little boxes, resembling ancient treasure chests, coastal food will be gently laid down on a piece of banana leaf, and little partitions for chutney and dips, will give you a restaurant-style experience at home. So, customers can eat their food right out of the little martabaans. Moreover, the chefs at Pracheen – India Before 1947 are not your regular cooks. Instead, they are Khansamas or royal chefs, who attempt to recreate the flavours of the food, served at royal kitchens, and transport you from the 21st century to an India before 1947.
Devour Chapli Kabab, Kosha Mangsho, Bhagara Baingan & More
A quick look at the menu, and you’d know that this cloud kitchen is not just about the food. But it’s also about the rich culture and ancient history of our regional delicacies. Carnivores can devour a wide range of kebabs like Chapli Kabab and Mutton Seekh Makhmalai, originating from the Mughal Kitchens to the fields of Sindh. Pracheen’s Paneer Saunfia Kabab and Hara Bara Kabab will satisfy the cravings of eager vegetarians. The refined version of the Jungle maas from Bengal, Kosha Mangsho, the Goan favourite, Chicken Cafreal and Kerala’s loved dish of Prawn Moilee will make you smack your lips in happiness.
An interesting delicacy of small eggplants simmered in a coconut and peanut curry from Hyderabad, the Bhara Baingan, is another distinct dish here. For desserts, refresh your palate with the Paan Phirni and Gulab Phirni, infused with the flavours of Nawabi Kitchens. Pracheen – India Before 1947 is indeed a delicious attempt to give you a glimpse of the authentic flavours and rich culture of our country, before Independence.
Address: 103-104, 1st Floor, DDA Market, Kailash Hills, East Of Kailash, New Delhi
Timings: 12 pm to 12 am
Price: ₹1,000 for two approx
Contact: +919956027777, +919105249964