Aam kebabs in the city of Nawabs

A three-day mango festival will be organised in Lucknow, mouth watering dishes like aam malai tikka, aam shahi paneer and aam kaleji will be laid on the table at the event.

Photo courtesy: Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
Photo courtesy: Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
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The City of Nawabs Lucknow which is famous for its mouth-watering ‘biryani’ is going to add Mango Mania to their traditional aromatic dishes. After Delhi, a three-day mango festival will be organised by the Uttar Pradesh Toursim Department from July 7.

“A three-day mango festival is being organised by the tourism department to promote mango growers and mango product manufacturers,” Principal Secretary, Tourism, Awanish Kumar Awasthi said.

Dishes like Biryani, Murg korma, Shahi paneer will acquire a fruity flavour with a dash of mango. Aam biryani, murg-aam and aam-murg korma will be among many other dishes prepared from the ‘King of Fruits’.

Many other dishes prepared from mango like aam malai tikka, aam shahi paneer and aam kaleji will be major attraction at the event. The official page of UP tourism invited mango lovers to enjoy the delicacies of ‘King of Fruits’.

Other competitions like mango eating, cooking, ‘shayari’ on mango and storytelling on mango will also be held in these days to make the event memorable and enjoyable.

Mutton and chicken biryani is a cuisine native to the city of Lucknow where the cooking patterns, greatly influenced by Mughal cooking techniques, are similar to those of Central Asia and the Middle East.

It promises to offer a treat for the taste buds of pure vegetarians as there will be many mango dishes for them to savour. The mouth-watering delicacies like Aam Afghani Pulao, Mango Mushroom, Ambiya Gosht Kebab are sure to attract lovers of mangoes from all over the state and probably country.

With inputs from PTI

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Published: 04 Jul 2017, 3:24 PM