• Mumbai Food: mid-day's top five foodie picks for Navroze

    The Guide TeamMar 20, 2017, 10:14 IST

    Traditional Feast

    Tuck into a delivery menu featuring Parsi cuisine favourites like Chicken Farcha and Lagan nu Custard, as well as lost heritage dishes like the Tuvar Dal no Pulao (in pic), served with Apricot Gosht. There is a special all-veg menu too, which includes an eggless dessert.
    ON: Today (dinner) and tomorrow
    AT: The Bawi Bride Kitchen
    CALL: 9819285720
    COST: Rs 1,600 (non-veg set menu for two); Rs 1,300 (veg menu)

    Veggie Delight

    Feeling left out in all the meat-heavy Navroze feasting? Choose from an array of vegetarian versions of Parsi food staples such as Dhansak, Patra ni Paneer, Salli Paneer, and Dhan Dal with Potato Patiya. Wash it all down with special Ice Cream Soda and Raspberry Soda.
    ON: Today, 11 am to 11.30 pm
    AT: The Bombay Havelli, ground floor, Ladhabhai Mansion, Opera House, next to Vijay Sales, Charni Road.
    CALL: 30151148
    COST: Rs 1,200 for two

    Buffet Binge

    Can't decide between Patra Ni Machhi and Salli Boti? Taste a bit of everything with this lunch and dinner buffet spread of veg and non veg dishes, which includes soup, starters, main course and dessert, all cooked Parsi style. Celebrate the special day with a glass of wine, beer and mocktails.
    ON: Tomorrow, 12.30 pm to 3 pm, and 7.30 pm to 11 pm AT Bayview at Hotel Marine Plaza, Marine Drive.
    CALL: 22851212
    COST: Rs 1650 plus taxes per person

    Old-World Joy

    Go the whole hog this Navroze with a menu featuring Iranian Mutton Saffron Pulav Daar (Rs 300), Jerdaloo Boti Tarela Papeta (Rs 300), Egg Chutney Jumbo Patty (Rs 100) Mewa-Mawa Custard (Rs 100) and Shirazi Falooda (Rs 100) among other authentic Parsi delicacies.

    ON: Tomorrow, 12 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm AT Ideal Corner, Hornby View, Gunbow Street, Fort.
    CALL: 22621930

    Sweet treats

    What's a New Year celebration without desserts? If a house party is on the cards, treat your guests to some traditional sugary goodness of Gaz Sohan (Rs 600 - Rs 800 per box), Original Baklava (Rs 1,400/kg), Louse Pista (Rs 1,400/kg), Honey Sharbat (Rs 180) as well as 14 different varieties of dry fruits — not that you need company to sink your teeth into these!
    TILL: Stocks last, 10 am to 8 pm
    AT: Iranian Sweets Palace, 143 Haroon Manzil, B Block, Imamwada Road, Bhendi Bazar.
    CALL: 9870017847

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