This New Jersey Restaurant Has Launched The ‘Modiji Thali’ Ahead Of PM Modi’s Visit To The US!

by Shreya Rathod
This New Jersey Restaurant Has Launched The ‘Modiji Thali’ Ahead Of PM Modi’s Visit To The US!

A restaurant in New Jersey has introduced a unique thali for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in preparation for his planned trip to the US. The restaurant’s Indian-born owner, Shripad Kulkarni, claimed that the thali had been expressly created to meet the needs of the local Indian population. Here’s everything you need to know about the Modiji Thali by the US restaurant.

This New Jersey Restaurant Launched The ‘Modiji Thali’

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An Indian restaurant in New Jersey launched the ‘Modiji Thali’ ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit. According to a report by NDTV, the restaurant owner, Mr Shripad Kulkarni stated that the thali is as colourful as India. Moreover, it includes several mouth-watering dishes like khichdi, rasgulla, sarson ka saag, chaach, Kashmiri dum aloo, dhokla, papad, idli and more!

The owner of the eatery further mentioned how many customers had previously tasted the unique thali. Several customers expressed their admiration for the cuisine and noted how well-liked the thali is among the Indian diaspora. The thali’s cost has not been disclosed.

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The ‘thali’ also honours the United Nations’ declaration of 2023 as the International Year of Millets following a suggestion by the Indian government in 2019.

PM Narendra Modi Set To Visit The US!


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President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will host PM Modi for dinner on June 22 as part of his first official visit to the US. He will give the joint session of the US Congress his second speech, making history as the first Indian prime minister to do so.

A restaurant in Delhi also introduced a “thali” honouring the prime minister on his birthday the previous year. The Connaught Place eatery Ardour 2.1 had introduced a 56-item, large-sized thali with the option for vegetarian or non-vegetarian meals. A total of 56 separate dishes were used to create the 56-inch thali. The thali will come with 20 different types of sabzi, a variety of breads, dal, gulab jamun, and kulfi.

Also Read: Narendra Modi Birthday Special: Delhi Restaurant Launches 56-Inch Thali

Comment below and share your thoughts with us about this Modiji Thali by the New Jersey restaurant. Also, mention below if you have tried the one at the Delhi restaurant and which dish you liked the most.

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