This is the month of Navroz. Soda Bottle Opener Wala, the archetypal Bombay Irani cafA� and bar, is hosting Navroze Bhonu, better known as the Parsi feast. The Parsi food reflects their culture and they get busy celebrating the New Year with a hearty meal. In August, the community celebrates the new year’s arrival in India and the acceptance of their new homeland.
You can relish the non-vegetarian bhonu comprising sweet and sour brinjal pickle, Saria the Parsi papad, a classic Salad Shirazi, Chutney eeda na pattice or egg pattice with a hint of quintessential green chutney, Masala ni dal, feasty Mutton pulav, Kachumbar – the everyday salad mix, Jardaloo chicken cooked with apricots, a recipe passed down with every generation of a Parsi household and rotlis or rotis prepared the way Parsis do it. For dessert, therea��s delicious raspberry and white chocolate panacotta followed by sweet sev.
The vegetarians can try the Vegetarian Bhonu with beetroot cutlet, Vegetable Pulav and mouth-watering brinjal and drumstick curry.
The Navroze Bhonu is on till August 21. Time: 12.00 pm-11.30 pm. Charges: ` 700++ for non-vegetarian bhonu, ` 600++ for vegetarian bhonu. Details: 68888681