Internationally acclaimed Indian chef, filmmaker, and humanitarian, Vikas Khanna, returns to Dubai to host a dining experience at his award-winning restaurant, Kinara by Vikas Khanna, at JA Lake View at JA The Resort.
On June 11, diners will have the opportunity to ‘Dine with Chef Vikas Khanna’ as he steps into the kitchen to prepare an authentic Indian tasting menu, featuring six courses bursting with flavour. Inspired by the raw beauty of home cooking from the richly diverse regions of India and South Asia, Vikas Khanna’s exclusive tasting menu will take foodies on a culinary adventure with authentic regional dishes with a modern twist.
Priced at AED 450 per person, inclusive of selected beverages, the tasting menu highlights classic dishes, with a strong focus on the subtle smoky flavours of the Tandoori oven and the variety of spices for which India is renowned. Diners will be treated to a Pao Bhaji amuse bouche, consisting of bread pockets, vegetable mash and tomato dust, followed by four delectable chutneys – Kashmiri apple and raisin relish, Konkani pineapple and fennel seeds pickle, green chilli and peppers, and pickled shallots and beetroot.
The journey continues with dishes served in a sharing concept and an extensive selection of vegetarian choices. Starters include Tandoori Lemon Prawns, served with avocado mint sauce, fennel-lemon dust and radish, creamy Saag Paneer featuring cottage cheese, leafy greens parmesan papad and Murgh Ghee Roast, spicy braised chicken, yoghurt mustard seeds and curry leaves.
Mains include Chaapein, succulent tandoori lamb chops, sweet potato mash and a fennel salad and fragrant Navaratna, made up of roasted baby vegetables, a tomato gravy and torched onion. Soya Sago is the perfect dish to end the evening on a sweet note, featuring tapioca, soya milk, compressed melons, and chia seed crisps.