15th August has always been a day of pride and happiness in every Indian heart. Attaining independence is no easy feat and we must carry the torch in maintaining it. But of course, we can enjoy the benefits that come with it and here are 7 ways to celebrate the day with luscious food in Mumbai. Happy Independence everyone!
From popular savoury treats like Samosa Chaat, Paneer Tikka Sunehri, Green Pea Ghughra, Khandvi, Bhatti ka Murgh, Aloo Roll, Kachori, Patra to Tri-Coloured specialities like Tri-Coloured Dhokla, Zarda Pulao, Baked Salmon with Tri-Colour Crust, Tri-Coloured Gnocchi on Cheese Fondue and a whole lot more, The Leela Mumbai has got it all for you on a lovely Independence Day Brunch!
Price: Brunch without Alcohol: INR 2121 | Brunch with Alcohol: INR 2970 | Sparkling Brunch: INR 3395 | Champagne Brunch: INR 4245
Date & Timing: 15th August | 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Citrus, The Leela Mumbai
Reach out to underprivileged children by tucking into a lovely brunch on 15th August at The Westin Mumbai Garden City. The hotel is collaborating with Toybank so you can carry quality toys, old or new like soft toys, cars, board games and puzzles to join in the greater good this Independence Day!
Price: Rs. 2,500 + taxes (non-alcohol) | Rs. 3,000 + taxes (alcohol)
Date & Timing: 15th August | 12:30 pm to 4 pm
Location: Seasonal Taste, The Westin Mumbai Garden City
Navroze is also just around the corner so celebrate both the Parsi New Year and Independence Day by feasting on sumptuous Patra Ni Machi, Salli Soya, Patra Ma Paneer, Dhansak, Berry Pulao, Boneless Chicken Farcha and Prawn Patio. Sip on Homemade Yogurt Mangola, Rustom Nu Soda, Bawaji Nu Sidecar, Ruby’s gin along with the delicious fare!
Dates: 10th -24th August
Location: Gymkhana 91, Raghuvanshi Mills, Lower Parel
Relish tricoloured preparations like Tirangi Salad, Tiranga Lassi, Tirangi Dhokla, Tirangi Bread Pakoda, Tirangi Pulao, Tiranga Khandvi and even the good old Rasgulla will dunk itself in the colours of the week at Khandani Rajdhani!
Dates: 10th to 15th August
Location: Outlets Across Mumbai
What better way to celebrate freedom than indulging in authentic delicacies like Tamda Rasa, Alambi Ros, Avial, Ney Choru, Green Gujarat, Aloo Dom, aloo Puneri, Vangyachi Bhaji and Chicken Caferal? All this and more at The Resort Madh-Marve.
Date & Timing: 15th August | 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: The Resort, Madh-Marve, Mumbai
Saluting our Indian soldiers in a special way, Maharaja Bhog offers them a free dining on Independence on showing their IDs. Not only this, the people going with them also get a special discount plus the décor and food will be in sync with the occasion!
Date & Timing: 15th August | Lunch 12 to 3:30 pm and Dinner 7 to 11 pm
Location: Maharaja Bhog all outlets in Mumbai
Make the Independence Day sweeter with Belgian Waffles at just Rs.72 at Grub Shub!
Date & Timings: 15th August | All Day
Location: Outlets across Mumbai