Hilton Chennai Hosts ‘DILLI-6’ Food Festival At Ayna

Exciting menu to offer best of street food from Old Delhi

This information originated in U.K. English.

July 17, 2014

CHENNAI, India - Hilton Chennai today announced the DILLI-6 food festival at Ayna, the contemporary Indian restaurant. The special menu will showcase dishes from Old Delhi, famous for its street food and unique flavours. The festival will be presented by Executive Chef Yogender Pal until July 28, 2014. Guests can savour the cuisine for dinner everyday as well as for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays.

The festival is named after the Chandni Chowk area of Old Delhi, also known as Dilli-6. These streets are home to several famous restaurants that are frequented by foodies from around the world. The festive menu will offer some of the most popular street food representative of the area. The appetisers will include Dahi Bhalla - lentil dumplings topped with yogurt, tamarind chutney and mint chutney; Ram Laddu - lentil dumplings with a green chilli and coriander chutney; and Talli Macchi - deep fried sear fish marinated with carom and chillies.

The main course will include classics like Anjeer Ke Kofte - raw banana and fig dumplings braised in an onion and spice gravy; Dal Gosht - lamb and lentils braised together and flavoured with garlic and dry red chilies; and Sadar Bazaar Ke Cholley Bhature - chick pea curry with deep fried bread. Inspired by the Paranthe Wali Gali (the street of Paranthas), guests will be able to savour Paranthas with fillings like Alu, Paneer, Matar and Mawa, served with mint chutney, tamarind chutney and Kadhi.

The menu will also include interesting dishes like Barf Ke Gole - ice gola and Gol Gappas - with a choice of a vodka filling.The Old Delhi cuisine prides itself on its unique desserts. Some of them on offer will include Kulfi Falooda, Gulkand Ice Cream and Baked Gulab Jamoon Alaska. Ayna is open for dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily, and for lunch on weekends, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Hilton Chennai is located at 124/1, J.N. Salai, Guindy, Chennai. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at (044) 2225 5555.

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Swapnil Midha
Hilton Chennai
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