“The Meethi EID Delicacy Muqabla” cooking competition winners announced

The award winning fine dining restaurant Mumtaz Mahal hosted a first of its kind “The Meethi EID Delicacy Muqabla” to offer a platform to amateur chefs, to demonstrate their culinary skills and prepare desserts for the upcoming Eid and Ramadan festivities. The contestants were judged on preparation and presentation; and were encouraged to use their own family/home recipe as an inspiration for their sweet delicacies.

“Mumtaz Mahal has always welcomed aspiring chefs & food enthusiasts and with Ramadan around the corner, we really felt that the best way to kick-start the celebration of this season was by hosting a cooking competition dedicated to desserts of Eid! We were extremely pleased to see youngsters join the competition to try their hand at cooking, the results were exceptional and I am sure the judges had a hard time deciding the winners” says Habib Khan – General Manager of the Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa

There were 7 participants who churned out some of the most innovative desserts, including Vermicelli bites, Jashan-i-mithaas, Carrot Kheer & Sticky Dates pudding. The winner of the Meethi Eid Delicacy Muqabala was Kristina Derevleva with her own take on the Strawberry Manhattan Cake; the first runner up was Kavita Khira with her twist on Mango Paneer Delight and the second runner up was Bhupinder Kaur Chandhoke with her creation the Malpua Phirni Tacos. The Judges  for the event included Dr. Samar A. Mustafa – Lifestyle blogger joined by Ms. Hina Saleem and Ms. Zoobi who are both Food & lifestyle bloggers in the region. 

About Mumtaz Mahal:

An Award winning Indian specialty restaurant “Mumtaz Mahal”, located in the heart of Bur Dubai at the Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa. Mumtaz Mahal is a fine dining restaurant serving North West and Mughlai delicacies using authentic ingredients that will offer every taste bud a palette of flavors! The restaurant is a themed outlet that is adored by Indian/Pakistani and other nationals residing in Dubai & tourists alike. The Interior is flattered by attractive colors and decor, along with comfortable dining furniture & live band performance with cultural, classical songs and traditional dancers.

Mumtaz Mahal achieved several awards from different prestigious competitions in the year 2006 & 2007. Mumtaz Mahal restaurant has been awarded 2 White hats in the price category of up to Dhs 249′ for its exceptional level of cuisine and service in the year 2012 and was nominated in the Finalist for What’s On Awards in the year 2013, 2015 & 2018.  It is by far one of the most recognized Indian themed restaurants reputed for its Mughlai cuisine, unmatched service and family entertainment. This Ramadan, it is offering Iftar buffet with live station at AED 89  and dinner buffet from 8:30pm to 10:30pm at AED 49.  Special rate is available for group.

For more information, call Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa at +971-4-3519111 or email us at fbsales@arabiancourtyard.com

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