Sun, 11 Apr|
Biryani Supperclub Lunch
Join us for a seven course meal featuring Asma's famous Dum Biryani!
Time & Location
11 Apr 2021, 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
Bihari Phulki lentil fritters served with spicy chilli and tamarind chutney
Shammi Kabab mutton minced kabab
Beetroot Chop (VEG Option) spiced British beetroot croquette
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
Puchkas Calcutta street food made of wheat and semolina shells filled with spiced black chickpeas, potatoes and tamarind water
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
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
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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