Any mention of India immediately evokes a sense of the aromas and flavours of Indian cuisine. Our three traditional tandoor ovens burn hot and radiantly at the entrance of Chor Bazaar, allowing the special spices in each dish to swelter and merge with other ingredients – culminating in an enchanting cooking ritual that tastes as good as it looks.
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Step inside the “thieves market” for a contemporary glimpse at popular Tandoori cuisine. Explore the journey with us just as Ibn Battuta discovered the allure of India.
The celebration was on full swing at Chor Bazaar, it was India’s Independence Day and how can I miss an event like this.
We were welcome with Tri Color Lassi which made it clear that everything tonight will be served keeping in mind the theme of our Independence.
From the Soup I went with the Chicken Badami Shorba, done with Chicken, Onion, Carrot, Almond, Garlic, Ginger and Spices.
From the Chor Bazaar Appetizer we were served :
- Fuchka Platter – Crispy puffy Bread, Onion, Tomato, Inidan Vermecelli, Mint, Sweet and Sour Chutney
- Moong Ka Chakhna – Moong Sprout, Cucumber, Tomato, Onion, Coriander and Lemon
- Hatiya Wala Samosa – Flour, Carom Seed, Potato, Green Peas, Carrot, Beans and Coriander
- Vegetable Shammi Kebab – Patties of mix Vegetable, Yellow Lentil, Green Chili, Bread Crumbs and Spices
- Murg Kati Roll – Bread, Chicken Tikka, Onion, Mushroom, Belle Pepper, Fennel and Cottage Cheese.
Tandoori Se comprised of :
Murg Malai Kabab – Grilled Chicken Breast, Cheese, Cashew Nuts, Celery, Peppercorn and Cardamon
Murg Lal Tikka – Chicken Thigh, Mustard, Yogurt, Kashmiri Chili, Coriander and Cumin
The Chicken all tender and juicy and the spices used was infused till the last bite. It was my favorite from the place.
Nawabi Pasliyan – Char Grilled Lamb Chops, Ginger, Mustard, Nutmeg and Garam Masala
Malai Salmon – Salmon Fillet, Cheese, Cashew, Yogurt, Cream and Cardamon
Paneer Tikka – Cottage Cheese, Tandoori Spices and Yogurt
Here comes the mains and I went with the Butter Chicken prepared with Chicken Tikka, Cardamon, Cream, Onion, Tomato and Cashew Nuts.
Goan Style Prawn Curry, done with Shrimps, Coconut, Ginger, Red Chili, Onion and Spices.
We were served Zafrani Rice and fresh and warm Breads form the tandoor itself.
Now comes my favorite part the Desserts, Barfi and Motichur Ladoo in the most traditional way of depicting our gorgeous Tricolor in it.
Overall it was an amazing experience and as you enter its a feeling of
Home Away from Home!!!
Highlights : Full Bar Available, Wifi
Phone number : 04 4445613 Table booking recommended
Cuisines : Indian, North Indian
Cost : AED 250 for two people (approx.) Cash and Cards accepted
Opening hours : 7 PM to 12 Midnight
Address : Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai, Ground Level, Next to Ibn Battuta Mall, Jebel Ali Village, Dubai