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Restaurant Review: Zafran Indian Bistro – News

Savor the flavors of Kashmir this winter



Published: Thu 24 Nov 2022, 22:19

The famous Sufi poet Amir Khusrau (1253-1325 AD) said, “If there is a paradise on earth, it is here, it is here”, when describing Kashmir.

This winter, one of the coolest in the world, Zafran Indian Bistro puts this paradise on your plate with an inspired seasonal menu celebrating the mouth-watering cuisine of Kashmir that speaks volumes about its rich culture and tradition.

Enjoy a traditional sit-down meal featuring home-cooked dishes and warm, aromatic, classic flavors in an intimate setting that will transport you to a Matamaal (meaning Grandmother’s house in Kashmir).

Authentic recipes, hand-ground spices and in-house curry blends combine to bring you a menu packed with choices including Murkh Seekh Gulmarg, Murgh Tikka Saunfiya, Murgh Yakhni Korma and Mutton Kofta Curry. The menu would not be complete without Kashmiri Pulao and traditional side dishes.

The Dubai Marina outlet has a contemporary feel and features comfortable, relaxed seating and subtle lighting. “We all have special childhood memories of spending time with our grandmother watching her work magic in the kitchen. As she reminisced about the most amazing food, she also fed us heartwarming stories that nourished our mind, body and soul as only a grandmother can. It is this perfect expression of love that inspires the Matamaal menu at Zafran. Our guests are sure to love taking a stroll down memory lane as they indulge in the distinct flavors delicious dishes from this paradise on earth,” said Sajeev Chelattu, Brand Manager, Zafran Indian Bistro, whose flagship outlet is located in downtown Mirdif.

Initially, Zafran Indian Bistro was opened at Mirdif City Center in 2010 and later at Dubai Marina Mall the following year.

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