Zafran, the contemporary Indian restaurant by Foodmark marked the launch of its new menu with a special tasting for the press and invited guests. The popular restaurant is now tempting food lovers with an exciting new menu with the introduction of new additions, along with the regular Zafran favorites.
Zafran's brand Chef Gaurav Singh crafted the new recipes knitting global ingredients and techniques with the flavors and traditions of India, while complementing the ingredients with the restaurant's signature contemporary twist. Chef Gaurav Singh along with the entire restaurant team welcomed the local media representatives and other guests to an afternoon of good food and friendly service in heart-warming ambience. They were provided insights on the new dishes that have been introduced in the menu.
Speaking on the occasion Chef Gaurav Singh said: "We're delighted to introduce our new menu and trust it is well received. We strive to continuously expand our offerings with new, great-tasting dishes and look very closely to our guest's preferences. Emphasis is placed on maintaining the requisite spice levels of dishes and using fresh and natural ingredients. We welcome our patrons as well as residents who are yet to discover our food to enjoy our gastronomic delights."
Some of the new appetizer additions in the menu include: 'Masala fried fish' (deep fried fish with curry leaves and black pepper seasoning), 'Pakora' (onion and potato fritters) and 'Aloo Tikkia' (pan fried potato cakes on a bed of chickpea masala). New additions also include a sizzling platter for Kebabs — choice of vegetarian, non-vegetarian and seafood designed for family dinners, which include chicken mixed grill, veg mixed grill and mixed grill with seafood to name a few.
The main dishes have additional choices of biryani's including 'Chicken Awadhi Biryani' and 'Jumbo Prawn Biryani'.
New tandoor items include `Hariyali Salmon Yikka', 'Bhatti ka Murg', ‘Pudina Paneer tikka' and 'Tandoori king prawn'. Not leaving behind the curries, customers can try out the new `Zafran chicken curry', Saag Gosht' and 'Lai Mass'
The offer of a new beverage menu compliments the food as well and has varied choices from a lassi' to the refreshing shakes and mocktails. A new dimension has been given to the beverages to include Watermelon & Mint Smash, Adraki Nariyal Pani (fresh tender coconut water with ginger and honey), Kiwi Mojito and Mango & Lychee Mojito. In addition to those, Zafran adds a splash of flavor with its spiced and not so spiced Jal Jeera Soda (a revitalizing concoction of mint, cumin, chaat masala, lemon juice, soda) and Avocado Shake.
The feast is not complete unless you enjoy the best in-house dessert `zafran phirnee' (reduced milk cooked with broken rice, saffron and rose water), and the famous 'kulfi' (Indian milk ice cream with saffron and pistachio'.
Zafran, located in Salmiya along Salem Al Mubarak Street, is known for its vibrant and modern setting, and is a warm and welcoming retreat for friends and family who wish to relax and enjoy good high quality food at purse-friendly prices.
Come along and enjoy the world of aromatic flavors and taste or take advantage of Zafran's home delivery service