Melt Cafe at Mandarin Oriental Singapore has always had a sizable Indian section in its buffet but from 15th to 28th May 2017, the dining venue will showcase Indian Specialty Chef, Santosh Kumar’s creations.
The food festival will include two live stations which are normally not part of the buffet. Among them is the dora kabab which I personally got to try during the buffet’s first day. The chicken wrap was delicious and went very well with mint chutney and raita.
There are also a number of special hot dishes in the buffet including saag wala gosht, a tender lamb shoulder served with fresh spinach; pakode wali kadhi, onion dumplings in luscious buttermilk curry; rice pot-baked spring chicken with saffron and Indian spices, cumin basmati rice and murg makhanwala, a tandoor-roasted chicken simmered in a rich glistening tomato sauce. Vegetarian kebabs such as spinach lentil croquette and crispy cottage cheese are also available.
Conclude the incredible dining experience by Chef Santosh on a sweet note as gulab jamun (deep-fried milk dumpling), habshi halwa (black carrot pudding) and phirni (rice cake with cardamom and saffron) are classic desserts perfect for savouring.
The dinner buffet during the Indian food festival is priced at SGD 75 per person (Sunday to Thursday) or SGD 85 per person, (Friday and Saturday) inclusive of free-flow juices.
Mandarin Oriental Singapore
5 Raffles Avenue
Reservations: +65 6885 3500