Navratri delicacies with a twist: Chef Vikas Khanna's special menu for Sushma Swaraj

ANI | Updated: Sep 24, 2017 09:08 IST

New York [U.S.A.], Sept. 24 (ANI): Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna, who recently prepared a culinary treat for External Affair Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj and other delegates in New York, said that the food was inspired by the ongoing Hindu festival Navrati, but had a twist.

Speaking to ANI, MasterChef India fame said the preparation took him two and a half days.

"All the food was inspired by Navratri. Most of the dishes were based on simple cuisine in India with a different twist. It is always amazing to serve Sushma Swaraj. Whenever she comes to America, I try to prepare meal for her at least once. I feel very honoured...Since she doesn't take sugar, I have made small packets of natural sugar so that she can consume it in limited quantity. We had to prepare one meal, but it took 2 and a half days for preparation," he added.

The Indian Foreign Minister arrived in New York on September 17 for seven days, during which she held back-to-back engagements, cantering around the U.N. General Assembly. (ANI)

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