The moment one thinks of Lucknow, for non veg lovers, the name of Tunday Kebabs ring in the mind, instantly, as if it is synonym with the city. Well, Tunday is no doubt good but then that’s not the end. There are many more eateries which serve finger licking delicacies much to the delight of the meat lovers. The Awadhi Mughlai Cuisine has its own class.
Out of the long list of Parantha specialties, we ordered Aloo Parantha, Mix Veg Parantha and Methi Matar Parantha for the three of us. However, out of curiosity, I checked if they used the similar Thick Tawa (Griddle) which they use in Agra. Vishal smiled and confirmed that the similar Tawa which weighs around 40 kgs is used for shallow frying the Parantha, one at a time.
It was a royal treat fed by the royalty herself. However, despite the recipes being from the royal kitchen, Manzie’s dishes are not heavy, are low on oil, have a bouquet of delicate flavours and the portions are not very large, in fact just right. Mine was a memorable evening there which I feel is a beginning.