Dubai’s favourite restaurant Zafran Puts Contemporary Spin on the Traditional to create new menu….reports Asian Lite Newsroom

Mr Rakshak Puri, General Manager, Asian Dining-Foodmark.

Fans of Zafran can rejoice as the popular Indian bistro launches a new menu to mark the arrival of 2018. The front cover features a collage of art and culture of India and the UAE, a perfect illustration of the culinary journey one takes when indulging in the new menu.

Putting his special spin on traditional dishes, Chef Gaurav Singh has once again conceptualized a menu with old favorites making a comeback and new. Innovative dishes that promise to delight.

From starters such as the hearty Yakhni Shorba, a rich lamb broth certain to warm you up on a cool night to home-style onion pakoras and Rawa Fish Fry, the new starters are not to be missed. The success of previous limited menus has also prompted Zafran to include a Kebab Feast, which includes chicken, lamb and seafood. Other new main courses to try include the Raan Zafran, a braised lamb dish and the Ajwaini Prawns known for their distinct carom flavor.

The flavorful Corn and Spinach Kebabs and the Paneer Tikka are certain to be popular with those looking for good, wholesome vegetarian fare. Not to mention main courses such as the Mirch Baingan Ka Salan and Bhindi Masala that take vegetables such as eggplant and okra and liven them up to another level.

The generous amount of heat in some of the new curries will be appreciated by the true Indian food connoisseur, which chef singling out the classic Gosht Nihari and the Gosht Khairi Ka Keema, with the acetic flavor of the green mangoes in the latter adding a distinctive kick.

The dessert menu has been enhanced to include Mango Malai Kulfi, Phirni and a Flourless chocolate cake that is truly to die, providing a sweet end to the meal at Zafran.

Chef Gaurav Singh

“I am always looking for inspiration from my guests and my surroundings to ensure that the food we serve at Zafran is constantly evolving. This menu is inspired by my travels in India and the discerning palate of our ardent fans who asked us to bring back dishes that they have enjoyed from the limited menus we have served in the past year,” said Chef Gaurav.

“Combining a contemporary service culture with traditional Indian hospitality, Zafran Indian Bistro has managed to win the hearts and stomachs of diners across the region with its distinctive philosophy and palate. And this new menu will not disappoint! It is refreshing, varied and truly has something for everyone,” added Rakshak Puri, General Manager, Asian Dining-Foodmark.

Zafran Indian Bistro is open to guests for lunch as well as dinner from 11 am – 11 pm on weekdays and 11am – 12 am on weekends. To make a reservation please call: 04 2840987



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