The term Barbecue, itself is quiet tantalizing, isn’t it? The quest to find the right kinda flavors with the perfect touch of smokiness in a barbecued delicacy is what a gourmet experiences many times. Talking about Dehradun, it has not been easy to find the perfect barbecue destination in the town where you would’ve lost yourself in the charred flavors of a barbecued dish; but fret no more folks, as Barbecue Nation is your destination to have an epic Barbecue night. Barbecue nation has so very much in store for y’all. The menu and the flavors are now not the only cream of the crop, but they’ve also introduced an exquisite menu that has some exotic mocktails and other aerated drinks and beverages. Including the drinks and the food, the staff at Barbecue Nation is so welcoming and is always on the go to satiate your needs to the earliest. So today let’s take you on a ride into the cozy decor, elegance, smoked sensations and flavors of Barbecue Nation in Dehradun.
Food At Barbecue Nation, Dehradun
The hunt for the phenomenal barbecue flavours in Dehradun has come to an end folks as Barbecue Nation stands out on all the parameters of becoming the apple of your eye. The food served here is not only cooked to perfection but the burst of flavors with just the right amount of charred-ness in every bite, is something that’ll give you severe cravings. Barbecue Nation nullifies the statement that ‘only Non-Vegetarian cuisine tastes best with barbecued flavoring.’ Being a Non-Vegetarian I opted to experiment with my taste-buds and went solely for the Vegetarian meal of the day at Barbecue Nation, and to my surprise, my palate was bewitched with the crunch, the crisp and the tenderness of a plethora of dishes I had in all three courses.
The Sizzling Starters
Starting with the starters the idea of having a barbecue-centered-table for each guest is something that makes this place stand out from the restaurant & cafe crowd of Dehradun. The Veg starters were sizzling and smoky at the same time. The Cajun Spicy Baby Potatoes was something totally out of the box, I could feel the gooey-ness of the sauce with the crunch of baby potatoes in each bite I took. The Paneer barbecue Skewer was one amongst the show stoppers for the night, the crisp and chewy texture with gigantic pieces of saffron colored Paneer, marinated and smoked to perfection. My pick of the day in the starters was the Veg Kebab/Sheek, it was an amazing blend of all sorts of vegetables and the crunch it had, Oh my!, Kebabs for me was the definition of minced mutton or chicken but this vegetable kebab at Barbecue nation gave my glands a unique and pleasing flavor. Not to forget the Mix Pineapple Barbecue Skewer, t’was so juicy with the sweetness of pineapple and the spices of chilly, the blast of a sweet and savory juice with an extremely tender pineapple in my mouth, made me want to dive in for it over and over again.
The Mouth Watering Main Course
The Main-Course was a delightful buffet which had everything sensational. The Daal Makhani is something you should definitely gorge on to, it had a beautiful consistency which was neither too runny nor too thick, unlike many other places. The Makhani Daal was as they say ‘Makhan Mar-K’ (loaded with cream), it was rightly balanced with a smoky yet spicy tinge to it. The Vegetable Biryani had its aroma curling up from the “Handi” right inside my heart, the vegetables were cooked precisely as every piece of veggie was soft & chewy. My pick of the day was The Loki Ka Kofta, I was totally blown away by the fact that it was a Loki Kofta and not the regular Malai Kofta. This dish din’t taste anything like the regular ‘Loki-Ki-Sabzi’, this dish was prepared with Cajun Spices, in-house red curry paste & melon seeds with the grated Loki in it. The richness of the gravy with a mild sweetness and the creamy flavors was certainly drool worthy for someone who ain’t a Loki person, so its definitely a must try even for the Non-Veg junkies.
Dessert at Barbecue Nation, Dehradun
Reaching at ends and to the dessert section will definitely be the hallmark moment for y’all. Barbecue Nation has a plethora of desserts which will entice you with the decadent flavors and richness of cream in everything you’ll eat. The wide range of continental desserts starting from pastries to puddings to cheesecake to brownie and so much more for the love of your palate. The Indian dessert like the Angoori Gulab Jamun, the Phirni and the Shahi Tukda stole my heart. All of these had and decadent flavor to it. The Phirni and Shahi Tukda in particular had a velvety texture with the goodness of Kiwi and Khoya.
Live Kulfi Counter
The Live Kulfi Counter at Barbecue Nation is one of a kind in the one of a kind in the entire town. You have a plethora of options to dive into. Be it pineapple, chocolate, rose, kesar, anjeer, paan or anything else that you can think of, they have it all and the best part is you get the liberty to customize a kulfi for yourself. So it is a must try.
The Launch of Soothing Shakes & Drinks at Barbecue Nation, Dehradun
This is something that many of you might have been looking forward to. The place was totally lit but the absence of a bar and a variety of beverages made it a little dull for some folks. But that was the story of the past as Barbecue Nation has just launched a whole lot of series of exhilarating drinks, mocktails & shakes.
If you want something to revitalize your mood and senses then go for the Citrus Mint Cooler which is loaded with lime juice, Triple Sec serum & the cool sensation of fresh mint leaves, a full-bodied drink it was. Another one would be the very sassy Bombay Calling as it had the goodness of Cranberry Juice & Peach Syrup, a very refreshing fruity tropical burst of flavors oozed out of this drink and tantalized my palate.
The thick Kulfi shakes are a huge hit at barbecue Nation, my favorites were the Oreo Kulfi Shake and the Badam Kulfi Shake. The Badam Kulfi Shake was so succulent and so mellow and will totally be in harmony with your taste and liking. It is loaded with the richness of Kulfie’s blended into a shake with ample amount of dry fruits creating the right amount of smoothness and crunch in every sip. The Oreo kulfi shake is another delightful experiment with Oreo and Kulfi, who doesn’t love Oreo and Kulfi and imagine it blended together, Divine!
The Bar menu is quiet tempting with all sorts of intoxicating drinks available to turn your evening into a ball. They have all sorts of liquor and hard drinks available, starting from rum, whisky, vodka, gin, wine, beer etc.. You name it and they have it.
So what’s the wait folk? its weekend and weekend calls for having a cheerful end to an exhausting week, so go get going and bask in the flavorsome menu and full-bodied drinks at barbecue Nation in Dehradun.
Chaudhary Plaza, Rajpur Road