Author: Posh Eater
If you love exotic food especially Indian food, Ganesha ek Sanskriti offers wide selections of authentic North Indian cooking such as curry and tandoori foods (vegetarian and non-vegetarian). The name of this restaurant came from Indian’s God, Ganesha. The ‘Ek Sanskriti’ rose from Indonesian’s slogan ‘Bhinneka Tunggal Ika’ which means: Multicultural meltingpot.
The place is spacious consisted with a dining area, a small bar and lounge including a billiard table, all decorated with exotic Indian style. Heavy red curtains accentuates the white pillars in the lounge area. When I was there, I couldn’t help but feeling like I was in a Bollywood movie.
This restaurant is famous for it’s Lunch Buffet. All you can eat unlimited variety of flavorful traditional Indian food.
The Buffet Menu consisted of:
Raitha,Green Salad,Kuchumber Salad,Papad/Achar/Chutney: Varieties of Indian Salads and Chili sauces.
Makai Mattar Ki Seekh: Grilled minced Vegetables with green peas and corn.
Shami Kebab: Deep fried kebab made of aromatic minced lamb and bengal gram.
Vada Sambher Coconut Chutney: This donut shaped Indian snack is made of fried flour made from black lentils. Served with Vada (sauce made from chopped lentils,chillies,ginger and other ingredients).
Tamatar Shorba: Clear Tomato Soup with fresh herbs. Similar to Western tomato soup but lighter texture.
Subz Pulao: Basmati rice with vegetable.
Kadhai Paneer: Cottage cheese,capsicum, corriander seeds, red chili cooked choped gravy.
Kurkuri Bhindi: Batter coated deep fried okra.
Cheera Kootu: Spinach cooked in curry.
Butter Chicken: Chicken with bone roasted in the tandoor and cooked in creamy tomato gravy.
Mutton Mappas: Mutton cooked with herbs and roasted coconut slivers.
Breads: Naan,Butter Naan,Tandoori Roti.
Fruit Cocktail Kulfi Gajjar Halwa: Fruit Cocktail with Kulfi/ Indian ice cream. Kulfi is denser and creamier than icecream. Unlike western ice creams, Kulfi is not whipped but stirred. It’s prepared from evaporated milk,sweetened condensed milk and heavy cream.
Ganesha Ek- SanskritiBRI 2 Building, 9th Flr. CP 901 Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 44-46 Jakarta, Indonesia Phone: (021) 571 9415/ (021) 571 3567