Kashmiri Kahwa on G20 dinner menu for world leaders at Delhi's Bharat Mandapam

 Srinagar, Sept 09 (KNS): Kashmiri Kahwa, a traditional green tea, found a mention on the menu for grand dinner hosted by President Droupadi Murmu at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi on Saturday for G20 guests. 

As per details available with Kashmir News Service (KNS), Kashmiri Kahwa, filter coffee and Darjeeling tea were among the beverages served to the guests.
President Murmu and PM Modi welcomed G20 leaders and other guests, including US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, before the start of the dinner from the reception dais.
"A medley of traditions, customs and climate, Bharat is diverse in many ways. Taste connects us. We celebrate 'Sharad Ritu', the autumn season of abundance in this menu. It showcases the wealth of ingredients across Bharat, expressing our rich culinary heritage in a modern mosaic dedicated to the spirit of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' - 'One Earth, One Family, One Future'," according to the menu paper of the dinner.
To give the taste of millets grown across India "to our esteemed guests, we have included a few dishes in the menu today", which use different types of millets, namely: Foxtail millet (in Paatram), Little millet (in Vanavarnam) and Barnyard millet (in Madhurima)," reads another page of the menu.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel
Paatram 'A breath of fresh air' -- Foxtail millet leaf crisps topped with a yoghurt sphere and spiced chutney -- was part of the starter.
In main course, Vanavarnam 'Strength from the soil' -- jackfruit galette served with glazed forest mushrooms, little millet crisp and curry leaf tossed Kerala red rice, was served, according to the menu.
Indian breads -- "Mumbai Pao" (onion seed flavoured soft bun) and "Bakarkhani" (cardamom-flavoured sweet flat bread) were also on the special dinner's menu.
"Madhurima" 'Pot of gold' (cardamom scented barnyard millet pudding, fig-peach compote and ambemohar rice crisps) was served as dessert.
Nearly 300 guests, including heads of states and those invited by the government, attended the dinner. (KNS)

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