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Mehak-e-Punjab: A Slice of North Indian Cuisine in Kolkata


A comparatively new player, Mehak-e-Punjab has already become a popular eating joint in Kolkata. Located in Axis Mall, Rajarhat, it is a multi-cuisine restaurant that is famous for offering some of the finest north Indian delicacies. If you are looking towards savoring some of the best in terms of kebab platters and tandoori delicacies, then do remember to stopover at Mehak-e-Punjab at least once.

Mehak-e-Punjab is very spacious and has two sitting area. The bar cum restaurant area is more comfortable. Well, now if you ask about the interiors, I would say they are not really great. However, they are kind of fine. The seating arrangements – that is the sofas and the chairs probably could have been a little more comfortable. Nonetheless, the food in a way makes up for what it lacks in terms of décor.

To begin with, the starters are simply awesome. Whether it is the tandoori chicken or panner tikka, they almost melt in the mouth. In case you love fish do try the options such as fish tikka, tandoori pomfret and jalali jhinga. These preparations will definitely leave you coming back for more. Now, when it comes to the main course, gourmets will be spoilt for choice. Dishes like the chicken kolhapuri, chicken makhani and chicken bharta will tempt non-vegetarians to the core and these can complemented with others like dal tadka and dal makhni. On the other hand, vegetarians can savour delicacies such as paneer tikka masala, kadhai paneer, malai kofta, Punjabi kofta, kashmiri dum aloo and, palak and corn.

Mutton lovers can enjoy items like nalli rogan josh and bauli handi. And all these delicacies can be accompanies by Indian breads like plan naan, butter naan, tandoori roti, kulcha and paranthas. The jeera pulao and the matter pulao are equally tempting. A variety of ice creams and gulab jamun make for amazing desserts. Address: Plot No. CF9, Biswa Bangla Rd, Action Area 1C, Newtown, Kolkata, West Bengal 700156


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