Delhi is a city that is well-known for its rich and diverse culinary traditions. It is a melting pot of different cultures and cuisines that have evolved over time. The Dehlnavi Trail, a signature cuisine of ITC Hotels, is a perfect example of this unique blend of flavours and cultures. The trail is a celebration of Delhi's rich culinary heritage and its love for flavorful food. It is a unique blend of different cultures and flavours that have evolved over time, reflecting the city's diverse traditions.
At ITC Hotels, the Dehlnavi Trail has already become a popular culinary tradition at the Sheraton New Delhi. It is a celebration of Delhi's love for flavorful food and its rich heritage. The master chefs at ITC Hotels have perfected this cuisine by using local and international ingredients, including millets, which are an essential part of Dehlnavi cuisine.
According to Manisha Bhasin, Corporate Executive Chef at ITC Hotels, the Dehlnavi Trail was first showcased back in 2005 at the Sheraton New Delhi. Almost a decade later, the Delhi Pavilion was launched to share the most iconic delicacies of Dehlnavi cuisine with diners. The Dehlnavi Trail aims to replicate the rugged splendour of the Red Fort and the flavours of Chandni Chowk while preserving Lutyen's Delhi's old-world charm.
The Dehlnavi Trail offers an experience of some of the most iconic delicacies of Dehlnavi cuisine, which has evolved over time, reflecting the city's traditions, especially food. From the legacy of Bahadur Shah Zafar's reign to Marwari traders and Punjabi settlers, each culture has contributed to the evolution of Dehlnavi cuisine. The menu includes signature dishes like Dilli ki Nihari, Nimona Pulao, Dal Dehlnavi, Dilli Butter Chicken, Baraf ki Handi, and much more.
The Dehlnavi Food Trail dinner was recently hosted at Sheraton New Delhi and ITC Maurya, New Delhi. However, the good news is that the Dehlnavi Trail is now making its way to other cities. It will be featured at ITC Maratha and ITC Grand Central, Mumbai, from 11th to 14th May, ITC Gardenia, Bengaluru, from 8th to 11th June, ITC Kohenur, Hyderabad, from 13th to 16th July, ITC Grand Chola, Chennai, from 3rd to 6th August, and ITC Royal Bengal, Kolkata, from 7th to 10th September.
With the Dehlnavi Trail making its way to other cities, food enthusiasts can look forward to experiencing the rich and diverse culinary traditions of Delhi.