Indian weddings are never complete without a plethora of food to cater young and old. How lucky am I to get invited for a taste testing at BARBEQUE NATION ‘BAND BAJA BARBEQUE’.
‘Band Baja Barbeque’ - a wedding themed food festival from October 26th – November 12th enjoy the thrills and celebrations of the wedding season at all 9 Barbeque Nation outlets in Bangalore. The décor, menu and activities will offer guests a feel of the wedding season.
MENU Vegetarians can begin with Pardesi Piya Ke Paneer Wale Tikke– chunksof paneer marinated in spices and grilled to perfection. Indulge in Taka Tak Mushroomi Mausi– succulent mushrooms stuffed with garlic and chilies’ to give a twist on the usual.
Non-vegetarians can dig into Nawabi Jija Ke Ghost Seekh–minced lamb moulded into skewers and cooked to delight the mughali food craving. Seafood lovers can enjoy scrumptious Amritsari Fufa Ji Ki Machliyan – fish marinated to create a unique flavor experience.
My Experience at Kalyan-nagar BBQ Nation Outlet...
We Started with a strong and cold beer
Followed by spicy fish, prawns, chicken skewers on the table...
Up next were palate cleansers mixed tropical fruit skewers which can also be matched with grilled meats...Round 2 meat skewers...
Pick and choose unlimited meat skewers as per your taste...From the skewers my favourite was chicken and prawns...
Condiment to match skewers: Chilly sauce, garlic sauce and mango chilly sauce...
Chilly Vinegar to brush on grilled meats
Mint Chutney for Kebabs
Mutton Seekh Kabab
Channa Chop and Chole Chop
Grill vegetables and Pani Poori Live Counter
Murgh Shikampuri KababMy picks from the live counter was Shikampuri Kabab and bhuna chicken...
Pickles and Salad Counter
Nonveg Buffet Consisted of: Chicken Shorba(soup), Chilly chicken, Chicken Dum Biryani, Dhaba Gosht, Masaledaar Macchi, and Murgh Makhani
Vegetarian Buffet Consisted of : Vegetarian Manchurian, Noodles, Dhal tadka and rice, mixed vegetable curry, crispy corn, Dum aloo, muttar paneer, Vegetable Dum Biryani...Naans, curd rice, papads and chutney were additional served as per preference...
Fruit and Dessert Counter: Kala Jamun, Hot Jalebi, Double ka Meetha, besan Ladoo and Fruits.
What did I eat from the spread??
From the starters I enjoyed the seekh, chicken tikka, Cajun potatoes, prawns and fish tikka...
From the mains: Noodles, chicken soup, crispy corn, chilly chicken, chicken biryani, and dhaba gosht with butter naan from desserts i chose jalebi, kala jamun, kulfi and double ka meetha...
Kala Jamun and Double ka mettha
This is my first time visiting a marriage themed food festival very innovative and creative food festival. The restaurant was packed for the festival everyone were celebrating anniversary, birthdays and so on...the atmosphere was very lively.
Team of chefs have curated wonderful dishes everything tasted good from skewers to kababs, live counter grilled veggies to chaats and not to forget the mains like chicken biryani and meat curries with butter naans it was truly a feast.
Service was good, quality of food was good overall wonderful experience one of a kind marriage themed food festival in Bangalore. My three picks from the entire menu would be the shikampuri kabab, biryani and jalebi.
Band Baja Barbeque is worth a visit friends...DATE October 26th – November 12th
TIME Lunch and Dinner Hours
VENUE In Barbeque Nation’s 9 outlets in Bangalore (Indiranagar, JP Nagar, Lido Mall, Kormangala, Kalyan Nagar, Marathahalli, Rajajinagar, Electronic City and Whitefield).
Barbeque Nation is a pioneer in India to promote ‘DIY’ (do-it-yourself) cuisine with a concept of live on-the-table grill in India and is the largest casual dining brand in the country. The restaurant offers a pre-fixed menu with a fixed price. The menu is drawn from Mediterranean, American, Oriental, Asian and Indian subcontinent. With more than 86 outlets across the nation, it offers a happy blend of various cuisines in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices.
Cost Average meal for two: Rs. 1600
Contact Number 080 6060 0000/01