Huma Qureshi’s father, after being inspired by Tarla Dalal, has launched a new vegetarian dish at his flagship restaurant. Read on for more.
Actress Huma Qureshi, who is set to sign the role of super popular leader Tarla Dalal in her upcoming biopic ‘Tarla’, hails from a family of foodies. Her father started his first restaurant Saleem’s in 1977.
Although Saleem’s is primarily a non-vegetarian restaurant, Huma’s father has introduced a new special vegetable dish called Batata Musallam, inspired by Huma’s upcoming biopic and a tribute to Tarla’s creative genius.
Talking about the relationship she managed to create between Saleem’s and the late chef, Huma Qureshi said, “Tarla Dalal and Saleem’s journey started in the 70s. Today, 50 years later, looking at these two worlds coming together makes my heart swell with pride.”
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He also mentioned, “After watching the trailer, my dad decided to take inspiration from Tarla Ji and introduce her popular Batata Musallam dish to Saleem’s. The power of food and the way it brings communities together is one of the most beautiful things about India.”
The late Tarla Dalal was known for reimagining popular non-veg dishes into vegetarian ones because of her own vegetarian background. For example, he introduced Batata Musallam inspired by Murgh Musallam where the sauce was the same, however, he replaced the Murgh with potato.
While promoting her film in Delhi, Huma visited her father’s restaurant with her co-star Sharib Hashmi to try her father’s version of Batata Musallam.
‘Tarla’ is a film on the life of one of India’s most iconic home chefs, Tarla Dalal, the first woman to have her own cookbook, her own cooking show and the only Indian woman to receive the Padma Shri for her work in the field. of cooking.
The film starring Huma Qureshi as Tarla Dala will premiere on ZEE5 on July 7.
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