Flavours of Mangalore with visiting Chef Mahesh Naik at Buzz

Flavours of Mangalore with visiting Chef Mahesh Naik at Buzz
Flavours of Mangalore with visiting Chef Mahesh Naik at Buzz

The Gateway Hotel IT Expressway

12-21 September 2014

Buzz, the all-day diner at The Gateway Hotel IT Expressway Chennai presents a week-long gastronomic expedition to the West Coast, showcasing the vibrant cuisine of Mangalore! With over 20 years of research in the region, Chef Mahesh Naik of The Gateway Hotel Old Port Road Mangalore, joins us for this exclusive culinary journey as he recreates authentic cuisines from Udupi along with the cuisines of other Mangalorean communities like that of the Mogaveeras, Billavas, Bunts, Vokkaliga Gowdas,Saraswat Brahmins, Mangalorean Catholics and the Bearys.

Travelling across the country to showcase the Mangalorean cuisine in Varanasi, Vijayawada and Madurai, to name a few, Chef Mahesh makes a stop at The Gateway Hotel IT Expressway Chennai to present guests with a delectable menu. Get your tastebuds tingling with all-time favourites like Neeruli baji (golden fried onion fritters) and Bhindi podi (Crunchy okra bites).

If the Lambu sukha (Farm fresh button mushrooms tossed in Mangalorean spices and grated fresh coconut), Neethi Kori (Morels of chicken cooked with spices and simmered in ghee), Fish pulli munchi (Farm fresh prawns in chefs own spices and mildly flavoured with tamarind pulp), and Kane fish curry (Lady Fish cooked in grounded bedgi chili and spices and touched with fresh coconut milk) have just about gripped you in their aromatic flavours, go right ahead and savour Kori roti (Traditional bunt-style chicken curry cooked with bedgi chili and coriander flavoured with Mangalorean spices and served with crispy rice flakes), Kori sukha (Chicken in Mangalorean spices and grated fresh coconut), Massa Kajipu (Succulent pieces of lamb cooked in bunt style), and Massa pacheya (mutton tangy mint and coriander gravy).

There’s a lot for vegetarians too: Padangi lambu gassi (Button mushrooms cooked with home-made sprouts in Mangalorean gravy), Kumda Sausway (Ash gourd cooked in tangy coconut gravy), Batata uppukari (Farm fresh potato beans tempered mustard and grated coconut), Lobiya batata gassi (Black eyed beans and potato cooked in tangy Mangalorean gravy), Mangalorean cucumber sambar, and Neer dosa/ sannas. Round off this splendid meal with Ragimani (Chilled millet pudding), or Kadala bella payasam (chana dal cooked along with jiggery and fresh coconut milk).

Dinner buffet | INR 950 plus tax per head

For more details and reservations contact +91 44 6680 2500

Flavours of Mangalore with visiting Chef Mahesh Naik at Buzz