Shangri-La Al Husn, Muscat, has unveiled Aangan, a recent Indian restaurant with Chef Rohit Ghai on the helm, promising an unforgettable eating expertise. The restaurant is making waves, notably amongst Indian diners, because of its thoughtfully crafted menu. Inspired by the idea of an ‘aangan’ or courtyard, the place Indian households collect for communal meals, Aangan recreates this heat atmosphere by the shores of Oman. Chef Rohit Ghai shares his imaginative and prescient, saying, “Indian cuisine is rich and steeped in tradition. At Aangan, I aim to present it in a fresh light, using locally sourced ingredients, authentic Indian spices, and innovative techniques. We welcome guests from India and around the world.”
Chef Rohit Ghai, globally acknowledged for his culinary finesse, performed a pivotal function in Jamavar, a London restaurant, attaining a Michelin Star inside a 12 months. His ardour for showcasing Indian delicacies earned him the excellence of being the primary Indian chef to attain this honour within the UK. Chef Rohit’s culinary journey started in his mom’s kitchen in Punjab. He honed his abilities in a number of the world’s best eating places, together with Gymkhana, Hoppers, Trishna, Verandah in Copenhagen, Benares in Mayfair, Kutirn, and Manthan. He just lately authored “Tarkari,” a tribute to his mother and father’ meals, that includes each traditional and lesser-known Indian recipes.
Aangan’s menu, crafted by Chef Rohit, affords a recent twist on Indian delicacies. His signature dish, the batter-fried masala prawn, showcases the flavours of Kashmiri chilli, sesame, peanut, and tamarind, topped with a touch of desiccated coconut. The slow-cooked lamb shank, often called rogan josh, is accompanied by sauteed onions, inexperienced and Kashmiri chilli, and a medley of Indian spices and herbs. Even the standard aloo tikki will get a makeover with honey yogurt, tangy tamarind, lentils, and contemporary mint. A shocking twist comes with dhokla that includes contemporary apples and tempered child heritage beetroot. The dessert menu consists of mango cheesecake with inexperienced pistachio and a contact of pink peppercorns. Aangan additionally affords an intensive beverage menu, together with the must-try Gin and tonic Pushpanjali.
Aangan, opened on October twenty fifth, boasts an alfresco terrace with beautiful views of the Gulf of Oman. The inside seamlessly blends Indian and Omani cultures, with excessive ceilings, sleek archways, blue drapes, delicate furnishings, and chic cutlery. As visitors step via the grand double doorways, they’re transported to a regal setting.
René D. Egle, Area General Manager of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa and Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa, expresses pleasure about this new addition, saying, “Collaborating with Chef Rohit Ghai for Aangan was an easy decision. Aangan enriches our portfolio of premium restaurants at Shangri-La Al Husn, and we are thrilled to introduce it to our guests and the Muscat community. Our dedicated team is committed to crafting memorable experiences, and Aangan’s aromatic spices and unique dishes promise a one-of-a-kind dining adventure.”