KHALEEJ TIMES, Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 | Muharram 22, 1439
Emirates to serve classic Indian delicacies this Diwali
Emirates is set to delight its customers by offering special Diwali delicacies
for the celebratory season.
The special treats will be available for customers across all classes during the
week of Diwali celebrations, from October 16-22, 2017, on all flights to India
Diwali, the festival of lights, is a significant celebration among Indians
across the world, and food plays an equally vital role in the festivities. The
classic sweets associated with Diwali are blended with colours and flavours with
traditional Indian culinary elements, like the nostalgic Besan ke ladoos and Dry
Emirates will serve Motichoor Ladoos traditionally prepared using chickpea
flour, ghee, cardamom and saffron flavoured sugar syrup. The sweets will be
presented in decorated boxes with special artwork and garnished with pistachio
and silver leaf embellishment, representing the traditional decoration of
The special Diwali sweets will be offered on all Indian hot meal trays on
Emirates Economy class.
Business and First class customers will be offered the Ladoos together with a
Dry fruit burfi treat - a sweet made with cashew nuts, almonds, pistachios,
walnuts, raisins, dried figs and dates. The treats will be served in boxes
decorated with traditional Diwali light artwork, as an alternative to Premium
The airline develops seasonal menus for occasions such as Christmas and special
meal boxes for the holy month of Ramadan.
Emirates serves locally flavoured cuisine to all the destinations it flies to.