Sara Ali Khan’s ‘Hatke’ Dawat In Lucknow Is Worth Drooling

Soon after the trailer of ‘Zara Hatke Zara Bachke’ dropped on internet, this upcoming movie has become the talk of the town. From its soothing songs to a fabulous star cast, the movie is surely going to win a lot of hearts. Sara Ali Khan and Vicky Kaushal are all geared up for their film’s release on 2nd June. The duo has been touring across different Indian cities like Kolkata, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. The actors recently visited Lucknow and promoted their film with music and dance performances. 

But how can a trip to Lucknow be complete without the massive feast? Even Sara Ali Khan thinks so. During her visit to the city of nawabs, the actress enjoyed a lavish Dawat consisting of kebabs and biryani. She took to Instagram and shared a glimpse of her foodie indulgence. In the picture, Sara Ali Khan along with her friends are seen posing in front of a table with kebabs, tikkas, kathi rolls, hariyali kebabs, biryani and what not? She wrote ‘Hatke khana. Jisse bachke reh na payi,". Have a look! 

                          Image credits: saraalikhand/Instagram

Well, it is not just Lucknow where the actress had a foodie adventure. But in Kolkata and Ahmedabad too, she had a great time. While in Jaipur the actress relished roti and sabji made on chulha, the Kolkata tour was all about ‘hatke’ Sandesh. Besides, Vicky Kaushal during his trip to Ahmedabad, enjoyed the ‘Jalebi-Fafda’ treat. Which city should Sara Ali Khan and Vicky Kaushal visit next? Do let us know!  

Since we have talked a lot about Lucknow, here are 5 kebabs from Lucknow that you must try. Here you go!  

Galouti Kebab 

The kebabs live up to their name and melt in the mouth like anything. The vibrant flavours of well-cooked meat and whole spices, these kebabs are best paired with sheermal or Mughlai parantha. Have it with sliced onions with a hint of lemon juice, these kebabs are a must try! 

Tunday Kebab 

Amongst the most loved kebabs in Lucknow, Tunday kebabs reportedly takes its name from a one-armed cook. A recipe guarded by the descendants of the original cook, tunday kebab are rich in taste as well as history. 

Kakori Kebab 

Yet another popular kebab variety in Lucknow, kakori kebabs are best known for their soft texture and vibrant flavours. If some legends are to be believed, these Kebabs were created for a Begum who had lost all her teeth yet wanted some well-spiced kebabs. Ever tried these kebabs? 

Pasanda Kebab 

Traditional kebabs from Lucknow, pasanda is a scrumptious gravy dish cooked with marinated meat pieces and slow cooked until they become soft. There are several old and iconic eateries that have been serving the best pasanda kebabs in the city. 

Shami Kebab 

Made with finely ground meat, a plethora of herbs and spices along with chana dal, shami kebabs are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. These disc shaped kebabs go well with roomali roti, sliced onion and green coriander chutney. 

Have you tried these kebabs? Do let us know!