Café Delhi Heights is known for their innovative Food festivals from time to time, but this time they have designed the Best in the form of Rice above the Rest. In India, Rice is not only the staple on the plate but also a cultural mainstay.
In Indian Culture, rice holds great spiritual and ritual significance. It is a symbol of wealth and prosperity. Rice is a must at any major Indian cultural event, be it a morsel of kheer (rice pudding) or boiled rice being fed as the first solid food a child ever eats, to uncooked rice grains applied to foreheads with sandalwood paste to form a “tilak”- a burning symbol of the soul’s energy.
Rice makes a number of appearances in Indian culture, weddings, prayers and scriptures as a symbol of well-being and prosperity. The annual calendar of festivals has many celebrations based on the harvest cycle of rice.
Vikrant Batra, Founder Café Delhi Heights says that the versatility of rice makes it the most loved grain all over the world. Right from the Khichdi, to simple Pulao to fragrant pots of rice and spice meats called biryani, Rice is a feast beyond compare. Hence We at Café Delhi Heights thought of curating a special menu to celebrate this very super food.
Chef Aashish Singh, Corporate Chef at Café Delhi Heights further adds that we have designed this menu keeping in mind the rice acceptance in different states in different forms. Although Rice is high in glycemic index, still it is considered to be the most Good Grain, owing to lot of variety available including fibrous variants like Red rice etc.
We have added the dishes in the menu, which have their Origin from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Maharashtra and more. From the belt of Andhra / Karnataka One can enjoy the Rice varieties like Curd Rice, Hyderabadi Biryani, Bisi Bele Bath etc. One also gets to enjoy the specials from Maharashtra like Masale Bhaat, Payesh from Assam, Gian Pilaf from Goa, Tehri from Lucknow, Yakhni Pulao from Kashmir, Jadoh from Meghalaya are added in this special menu too.
Not only the specials from India, but favorites from International Cuisines like Risotto, Paella, Jasmine rice with stir-fry greens, and a Chipotle burrito bowl are added in the menu as well. Different varieties of rice like Sela basmati, Bangaru Theegalu, Rajbhog Arua rice, Dehraduni Basmati, Illupai Poo Samba, Musk budij, Goan short grain red rice, Ambe Mohar, Joha etc have been procured to make sure that Each dish is prepared at its utmost accuracy with the perfect amalgamation of right flavours, spices and Chef’s Magic.
The Festival is on till 16th feb 2024.