Taste Flavors of Kashmir from February 20 to February 29, 2020 at Mynt in Vivanta Kathmandu
Originating from the Kashmir valley of India, Kashmir cuisine usually has rice as the staple food complimented with varied preparations of meat. Kashmiris are voracious meat eaters and thus a number of appetizing and luscious Kashmiri dishes of meat like ‘rogan josh’ and ‘yakini’ are available. The region offers a wide array of food items, particularly authentic non-veg cuisines made out of chicken and mutton, some of which has become hugely popular across the world.
The Kashmiri cuisines are primarily non-vegetarian and some exquisite vegetarian dishes come on the side. The vegetarian dishes are mostly influenced by the traditional cuisines of the Kashmiri Pandit’s and the Mughlai cuisines. Culinary styles of region like Afghanistan, Persia and Central Asia are also noticeable in Kashmiri food. Most of the Kashmiri cuisines are marked with ample use of turmeric and yogurt are quite rich in flavor and mild in taste. Spices like cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and fennel which are generally considered hot are used widely in different Kashmiri cuisines, while garlic and onion are not much used.
Since Kashmir is the region that boast of being the leading producer as well as exporter of saffron. Use of saffron is done for coloring and seasoning, in many dishes of this region specially in sweets and pulao (a rice preparation). The exquisite aromatic flavor of variety of dishes of this region particularly seasoned with saffron has become an integral part of Kashmiri food making it is more enticing among gastronomic enthusiasts. Dry fruits are also used extensively in different Kashmiri dishes, specially in preparing curries. The unique aromatic flavor of Kashmiri rice has garnered much fame with the Kashmiri pulao topping the rice dishes gives stiff competition to the various other rice delicacies across the globe.
Bringing Nepal closer to this valley of flavor richness, Vivanta Kathmandu has organized ‘Flavors of Kashmir’ from 20th February 2020 till 29th February 2020 at Mynt. Chef Sewa Singh from Vivanta Dal Srinagar view will be leading ‘Flavors of Kashmir’.
‘Flavors of Kashmir’
Date- 20th February to 29th February 2020
Venue- Mynt, Vivanta Kathmandu, Jhamsikhel-03, Lalitpur
Time- 19:00 hours till 22:30 hours
Price- NPR 2200++ per person including alcohol
NPR 1800++ per person excluding alcohol