JULY 2001- Contents
Travel & Adventure
the-south-asian.com July 2001
What the General was served!
It was cuisine diplomacy from the word Go!
14 July - Taj Palace Hotel, Delhi
Luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Atal Behari
Chef Hemant Oberoi made a last minute addition to the following menu when he learnt that the General's favourite dish was 'daal gosht' (mutton cooked with lentils).
makhmali murg ke tikke
dariya ke ratan (charcoal-broiled pickled tiger prawns)
chaamp-e-Lucknowi (kid lamb chops flavoured with herbs and spices)
sali boti(sweet and spicy boneless mutton),
safed badami murg (chicken in almond paste and yoghurt gravy),
And the General's favourite - dal gosht
General's comments: ''Bahut umda''
15 July - Jaypee Palace Hotel - Agra
Working Lunch for General Musharraf and Prime Minister Vajpayee
Aise Jehan Salad
Kashmiri dum aloo
Germinated wheat halwa
Begum Sehba Musharraf's Lunch at Amar Vilas Hotel - while the General was enjoying his working lunch with the Prime Minister
Murg Ke Parchey.
Dal palak lehsun,
First Lady's Comments: Wanted recipes
for Mulligatawny Soup,
P.S. The dinners/banquets were State occasions - far more advanced in the complexity and number of dishes served.
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