A Foodie Afternoon with Chef Ripu Daman Handa

A Foodie Afternoon with Chef Ripu Daman Handa

Premium basmati rice brand Amira, in a delightful cook-off with celebrity Chef Ripu Daman Handa at Mumbai exhibition on Sept 23rd gave us an opportunity to experience his live cooking skills and capture it on our blog.

As a part of Amira’s continuous endeavour to establish a food connect with people, Amira had yet again participated in the biggest international exhibition & conference of the food industry, ‘Annapoorna – World of Food India Mumbai’ which was held at the Bombay Exhibition centre from the 22nd to 24th September 2016. At the event, Amira created a huge setup and offered different activities to enjoy. On the second day of the exhibition i.e., 23rd of September 2016, Chef Ripu Daman Handa held a cooking session where they discovered the flavors and tastes of different rice types of rice. Chef Ripu created a simple yet delicacies like- Rice with Brinjal twist for the audience, Veg Biryani, Peas pulao & one of the signature dish of Amira ‘The Canapes Indiano’.

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Chef Ripu preparing Brinjal Rice with a South Indian flavour, which was a big hit for foodies at the exhibition 😉

During our interaction with Chef Ripu, he shared certain healthy eating tips with us. He talked about how brown rice is a healthy food option which can be  incorporated in one’s daily diet. Brown rice being full of fibre has been suggested by the Chef for all health freaks. He has also recommended us that amongst fruits one should always go for apple and kiwi.

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Green Peas pulao & Veg Biryani prepared by Chef Ripu

Amira brand commands its equity under the leadership of fourth generation founding family of Chanana’s. The Company primarily sells Basmati rice under its flagship Amira brand and has touched millions of people’s live through their Food Connect concept. Amira has managed to grow consistently over the past century and through four generations of the Chanana family’s leadership. Amira products offer a superior product in the market.

Amira, connecting people across the world through food connect, is globally headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and it also has offices in Germany, India, United Kingdom and United States of America. Amira is currently growing under the vision and direction of the Chairman, Karan A. Chanana, the fourth generation of his family to take the helm of Amira. Under his vision and able leadership the company has managed to garner global focus. The NYSE listed Amira Specialty Food Company has been in operations over 100 years.

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Basmati Rice varieties displayed by Amira at the exhibition

Amira basmati rice is grown in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains in India and Pakistan and is a premium food product. Basmati Rice improves with age, much like a fine wine, and Amira rice products are therefore aged for a minimum of 12 months.

Presently, Amira’s rice brand is present in 5 continents across the globe and is projected to have a footprint in more countries by 2017.

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