If you happen to see a bunch of people joyfully throwing colored water at each other in India, join in – because they’re surely playing Holi! It is that time of the year again when the city is all set to celebrate the festival of colors.
Though Holi is traditionally all about colors, it is also an excuse to indulge in lip-smacking foods that make this festival even more special. Spice up this Holi with traditional food and drinks from some of the yummiest places in Mumbai. If you don’t know where to go this Friday, here’s a rundown of places –
Made in Punjab –
Made in Punjab, the smart casual dining concept from Massive Restaurants Pvt. Ltd., situated in Inorbit Mall, Malad, invites you to celebrate the festival of colors with traditional Punjabi delicacies. Indulge in delicious Olive almond lassi, Paneer tikka, Murgh dum biryani, Shrimp curry, Moong dal halwa, Crispy jalebi with lachcha rabdi and more this Holi.
Date: 6th March, 2015
Timing: 7pm to 11.30pm
Price: INR 650 plus taxes
Enjoy a mélange of flavors in the Häagen-Dazs Falooda – an exceptional combination of ice cream paired Falooda accompanied with Raspbery and Mango coulis & topped with dried nuts. This exclusive dessert is also available in a vegetarian sorbet option. You can also customize your falooda by choosing any of the ice creams or sorbet flavors available at all their outlets.
Date: 1st to 8th March, 2015
Timing: 11am to 1am
Price: INR 395 plus taxes
Nordic Kandie –
Nordic Kandie, known for its Gourmet Marzipan introduces 17 delectable flavors that are sure to satisfy your taste buds this Holi. Chilli mango, Peanut butter, Anjeer almond, Rose cardamom are some of the exciting flavors on their menu.
Timing: 11am to 8.30pm
Price: INR 205 per candy
TiffinBOX etc –
TiffinBOX etc. celebrates the colors of five Indian regions this Holi. Indulge in a week long celebratory buffet with dishes from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Sindh, Delhi, Rajasthan and more. Puran Poli, Undhiuya, Dal Pakwan and other specialty dishes are on the menu.
Date: 2nd to 6th March, 2015
Timing: 12pm to 4pm
Price: INR 495
Lotus Cafe at JW Marriott Mumbai will be hosting an exquisite brunch this Holi. Relish traditional delicacies like Puran Poli, Sweet Kachoris, Namak Paare and more along with a live Chaat counter and Gujiya Bar. You can also sample a range of cocktails such as Rang Rasia, Colors of Joy, Lotus Thandai from a specially crafted bar menu.
Date: 6th March, 2015
Timing: 12.30pm onwards
Price: INR 2300 plus taxes without alcohol & INR 3300 plus taxes with alcohol