Added on : 2019-05-30 17:37:22
Nearly 8,000 guests will attend the oath ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today, making it the biggest-ever event held in the historic place. The oath ceremony of Narendra Modi, that will begin at 7 PM, will be attended by the leaders of the BIMSTEC member countries, in line with the government's "Neighbourhood First" policy.
Here is all you need to know about WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
The High Tea menu is expected to include lemon tarts, sandwiches, samosas and the appropriately named sweet Rajbhog.
The banquet for visiting dignitaries would have both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options depending on the preference of guests, starting with a lemon coriander soup.
Reportedly, the major highlight of the dinner will be the signature ‘Dal Raisina’, a variant of popular ‘Maa ki Dal’ that requires around 8 hours to cook.
The velvety preparation is topped with mild spices, butter, cream and some kasuri methi. It's cooked on a low flame for six to eight hours. The heavy dal goes well when served with rice.
However, 'Dal Raisina' is not the only dish gracing the swearing-in ceremony menu. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian delights like mutton rogan josh, chicken malai tikka, dahi kebab, chicken korma, aachari paneer, kadhi pakoda and Kashmiri delicacy gushtaba will also be served as part of the delectable dinner
- DAL RAISINA
- Vegetarian and non-vegetarian options
ABOUT DAL RAISINA
It's a variant of MAA KI DAL - A special delicacy of the Rashtrapati Bhavan that takes 48 hours to cook! The process of preparing it started on May 28 and it will be ready today.