Monday 25 May 2015

The Darjeeling Express Summer Lunch at The Cinnamon Club in Westminster

Asma Khan of Darjeeling Express is back at The Cinnamon Club on Saturday 13th June to host a special summer lunch.  Full menu is below - a lot of food - and the price is just £45 per head.  Go and experience some incredible Indan food in an amazing setting.

"The Indian mangoes are back in this country and I am celebrating their return with my return to the elegant dining room at Cinnamon Club to host my summer supper club. The afternoon will begin with a welcome drink and canapes in the Library Bar, followed by lunch in the Private Dining Room of their beautiful Grade II listed building.
Nimbu Pani and Rosé
*Chilli Garlic Prawns: Cooked in the Indo-Hakka tradition of Calcutta with lots of garlic and dried red chillies
VEG: Chilli Garlic Potatoes
*Saag Pakora: Spinach fritters with tamarind chutney
*Darjeeling Chicken Momos: Tibetan steamed dumplings with spicy Himalayan coriander chutney
VEG: Cabbage and Carrot Momos
*Alphonso Mango Lassi
*Papri Chaat: Calcutta’s tangy street food
*Aloo Samosa: Potato and peas samosa
*Chicken Kabab
VEG: Kala Chana Kabab
*Calcutta Goat Dum Biryani: A delicately spiced rice dish infused with saffron, cooked using the Persian “dum” method of steaming the rice and meat in a sealed pot
VEG: Vegetable Biryani
*Calcutta Chicken Chaap: Awadhi spicing gives this dish its distinctive taste. The last ruler of Lucknow was exiled to Calcutta after 1857 and the origins of this dish can be traced to that period when the royal food of Awadh mingled with local cuisine. The result is this unique Mughlai dishe which is only made in Calcutta.
VEG: Paneer Korma
*Venison Kofta: Hunting for game is banned in India but this recipe pre-dates the ban and is an old family recipe using shikaar masala (hunting spices).
VEG: Tamarind Daal
VEG: Aloo Baigan: Aubergine cooked with potatoes
Chicken Chaap 2
*Lachhedar Paratha: Tava-fried flat bread
*Tamatar Bharta: Smoked tomatoes with dried red chilli and onion
*Raita: Spiced yogurt with cucumber, red onions and tomatoes
*Raw mango chutney
*Shrikhand: Saffron and cardamom hung yoghurt, garnished with pistachios
*Fresh Mangoes"

When - Saturday 13th June 2015, 12.30pm

Where - The Cinnamon Club, The Old Westminster Library, 30-32 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BU

Tickets - £45 - email to book.


Get directions with Citymapper

Link 1 - Darjeeling Express
Link 2 - Booking on Edible Experiences

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