Sun, 11 Apr | Darjeeling Express

Biryani Supperclub Lunch

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Biryani Supperclub Lunch

Time & Location

11 Apr, 13:00 – 16:00 BST
Darjeeling Express, 2a Garrick St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9BH, UK

About the Event

The traditional Calcutta style Dum Biryani is Asma's most treasured recipe. This gorgeous dish has been perfected and handed down to her by family cooks. For generations, the Biryani has been the centrepiece of celebratory meals and family gatherings. "The first time I witnessed the 'unveiling' of the Biryani, it was the night of my sister's wedding. I was absolutely mesmerised- the floral saffron-infused aromas that rose from the pot as the rice was gently mixed is something I will remember forever."

For the first time in Covent Garden, Asma is hosting her highly sought-after Biryani supperclub at Darjeeling Express! Some of you may have caught a glimpse of this festive occasion during Asma's Netflix Chefs Table episode. The Biryani will be unveiled in the dining room in front of guests and served in the traditional "dawaat" style where everyone will be served at the same time.

To finish, you will receive a trio of desserts - the Royal Hyderabadi Khoobani ka Meetha and Gajjar ka Halwa that were taught to Asma by her family cook, Haji Saheb and a traditional Bengali dessert, Bhapa Doi - a sweet and creamy homemade yoghurt. Following this lovely trio will be your choice of a warming masala chai or a soothing Darjeeling tea from the foothills of the Himalayas.

Unfortunately in this instance, we will not be able to accommodate dietary restrictions although vegetarian alternatives will be available - the menu is fixed.

B I R Y A N I   S U P P E R C L U B   L U N C H

I

Bihari Phulki lentil fritters served with  spicy chilli and tamarind chutney

II

Shammi Kabab mutton minced kabab

Beetroot Chop (VEG Option)  spiced British beetroot croquette

III

Darjeeling Chicken Momo  these steamed dumplings served with red chilli   and sesame chutney are a speciality dish made in   the homes of the kitchen team with Nepali heritage

Vegetarian Momo carrot, soya, and cabbage   dumplings - inspired by Tibetan dumplings

IV

Puchkas Calcutta street food made of wheat and semolina  shells filled with spiced black chickpeas, potatoes   and tamarind water

V

Lamb Dum Biryani  a family recipe where a layer of meat, potatoes and rice are infused   with saffron, spices and slow-cooked in a sealed pot. Served with   Hyderabadi Mirchi ka Salan (chilli and onion gravy), Bengali tomato,   apricot, prune chutney and beetroot raita

Paneer Pulao & Mirchi ka Salan (VEG Option) cooked in the traditional way with   layers of vegetables, paneer and prunes

VI

Khoobani ka Meetha stewed Hunza apricots garnished   with pistachio served with coconut cream

Gajjar ka Halwa carrot halwa garnished with   pistachios and served with cream

Bhapa Doi steamed yoghurt set in a terracotta pot

VII

Masala Chai  spiced tea served in a traditional terracotta cup

Darjeeling Tea  second flush rare tea from   an award-winning single estate

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