Traditional Indian dishes take centre stage at Shangri-La’s Deepavali buffet
The a la carte buffet at The Line will feature dishes such as crab kofta, Tandoori king prawn and grilled garlic seabass, alongside a variety of sweet treats.
With Deepavali just around the corner, it’s time to gather your loved ones for some festive feasting in celebration of this joyous occasion. This season, The Line at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore is offering an elaborate a la carte buffet, featuring an expanded selection of Indian dishes.
Created by Chef Dilip Nayak, who hails from Bhubaneswar, Odisha, the line-up includes Bharwan Baingan with Salan Sauce (stuffed baby eggplant with coconut and peanut sauce); Grilled Garlic Seabass; Crab Kofta with Moilee Sauce – a mild coconut sauce with a touch of tartness from Kerala, South India; and Tandoori Malai King Prawn, offered exclusively for Deepavali.
A variety of sweet treats round up the selection, ranging from traditional Indian desserts such as Kaju Burfi, to classic desserts modernised with a touch of Indian flavours in the form of Masala Chai Creme Brulee.
In addition to an expanded spread of Indian fare, guests can still indulge in the flavours of the world with eight other cuisines and a total of 88 dishes available to order and served tableside. The Deepavali a la carte buffet is available during lunch and dinner from Nov 12 to Nov 15, priced from S$58++ per person.
If you’re looking for a festive gift to present to loved ones or business partners, Shangri-La has also debuted a Deepavali sweets gift box.
Each gift box includes an assortment of exquisite confectioneries such as Besan Ladoo, delicate chickpea and cashew nut cookie spiced with cardamom; Kacha Golla, a moist sponge cake made with fresh milk and spices; Doodh Peda, a soft milk sweet made with paneer, evaporated milk and pure ghee, and Til Gud Laddu, a sweet made of jaggery and sesame seeds with toasted and chopped almond.
Choose between two designs – Sophisticated Burgundy, which represents wealth and prosperity, or Vibrant Yellow, symbolising positivity, hope, happiness and new beginnings. The Deepavali Sweets Gift Boxes are priced at S$49 nett each, consisting of 12 pieces of handcrafted confections.
Order the Deepavali Sweet Treats Gift Boxes online here, and self-collect at Shophouse by Shangri-La, located at the hotel’s main lobby. An advance order of three working days will be required as the sweets are made-to-order