Restaurant Review: Punjab Grill at Orion Mall, Bangalore | India
“Savour the authentic taste of delectable north-west frontier cuisine served in a platter with royal generosity.” – Punjab Grill
The opening of the second outlet of Punjab Grill recently at Malleshwaram has certainly bought cheers to the lovers of the north-indian cuisine in the vicinity.I have been a big fan of this brand ever since it set its foot in the Bangalore over half a decade ago.
Known for its proven credentials for taking culinary journey into the majestic and wonderful world of the elite and resplendent stream of Punjabi, Pathan, Hindu and Sikh cuisines, it has now presence outside India in USA and Dubai.
Punjab Grill is known for the unparalleled form of north Indian cuisines, and I could see lot of emphasis has been given to the various grills dishes in its menu which is also reflective of the extravagant Punjabi, Pathan, Hindu and Sikh cuisines of the rich and elite from the undivided India. No visit to this place will be complete without trying their unending grill recipe treasure.
It was a tough ask to choose and luckily with the help of the Manager on duty ,we ordered the succulent Tandoori Lobster , roasted meticulously to enhance its tandoori flavours.
We also tried the Tandoori Guchhi, the wild Himalayan mushroom popularly known as gucchi in a hill dialect , one of the super-expensive luxury foods of India. The char-grilled Paneer ka Soola, made with one of the best cottage cheese I had tasted in Bangalore, marinated with perfect blend of red chillies, carrom seeds & other seasonings in yogurt is perfect starter to order here.
From the soups, we tried the Mutton Yakhni Shorba and the Nimbu Dhaniya Shorba and surprisingly we loved the later more than the former.
Winter Menu at Punjab Grill
This special menu offers winter delicacies to bring the essence of the heartland of Punjab to the city of Bangalore.
The Makki Roti – Sarson Da Saag with white Butter and Jaggery here bought back my vivid memories of north.
Mains : The two varieties of lentils , namely the Dal Punjab Grill and the Panjratni Dal , were simply amazing to have, cooked for hours to perfection and authentic in the taste. The Rawalpindi Chana, usually soaked and cooked with local, aromatic masalas devoid of onion or tomatoes.
The non-vegetarian fare was no less,as we tried the chef recommended Nalli Ghosht , the lamb shanks cooked in spiced yogurt curry and the Dhaniya Mirch ka Kukkad , cooked in whole coriander & green chilli based gravy. Both had amazingly different flavours as I had them with the choicest Indian breads like Naan , Alu Kulcha and my all favourite plain Tandoori roti.
With a meal like this, I prefer Indian desserts. And therefore Jalebi – Rabdi , Ras Malai and Kulfi Falooda was our choice.The Jelebi was deliciously crisp to my liking and so was the rabdi accompanying it , reduced to fairly good thick consistency. Kulfi Falooda and the Ras Malai met my expectations too , as malai consistency was apt in both.
Perfect place to have a affluent north Indian meal and re-live the essence of north in Bangalore. Highly recommended as this has lived to my expectations.
Punjab Grill Orion Mall
Dr Rajkumar Rd, Nagapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560010