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Swagat Indian resto gets grand upgrade

Klufi and Masala Chai

Explore Swagat Indian Resto’s Rich Culinary Heritage

Swagat, known for its authentic home-style Indian Cuisine, recently marked its 20th-year milestone with the opening of its new and bigger restaurant in Makati City.

Located at the RCI Building along Rada St. in Legazpi Village, it prides itself as authentically Indian with a modern flair, with its merry mix of traditional cuisine, eclectic flavors, and eye-candy interiors.

Klufi and Masala Chai

An impressive upgrade from its two past versions, the new Swagat boasts an enhanced and streamlined menu that best represents the South Asian subcontinent’s rich culinary heritage.

Diners can tickle their taste buds with individual appetizers, kebabs, or the more diverse platters—the vegetarian starter platter, an assortment of chef-handpicked vegetarian specialties. There is also the chaat platter which features a teaser version of street food favorites which one gets to feast in major cities like New Delhi, Bangalore or Mumbai.

Swagat bar which concocts mocktails, cocktails and spirits
Swagat bar which concocts mocktails, cocktails and spirits

Lovers of grilled food can feast on non-vegetarian tandoor platter, an assortment of the chef’s handpicked clay oven-cooked specialties, such as murgh (chicken), mutton and seafood, which all have generous servings for sharing.

For rice meals, there is the biryani made up fragrant basmati layered with meat or vegetables marinated in spices, saffron-infused milk, caramelized onions, and aromatic herbs, slow-cooked to perfection in the good old dum style.

Swagat's hotel-like interiors
Swagat’s hotel-like interiors

With mutton, murgh or vegetarian flavors, the biryani goes best with raita or creamy yogurt combined with assorted fresh vegetables and spices.

Meanwhile, bread eaters can tear into tandoor-baked naan, roti, and paratha which they can dip into or pair with their chosen entrée.

Lassi yogurt drink
Lassi yogurt drink

For mains manpasand or main course, there’s a variety to choose from which includes seafood, masalapaneer, mutton, curries, dal, vegetables, and chicken.

With its wide array of non-meat dishes, Swagat can easily qualify as a vegetarian and halal dining for the growing legion of vegans, as well as Muslim diners.

A new recognizable section of the resto is the bar which concocts the usual Indian beverages, refreshing mocktails, signature cocktails, and the sought-after spirits, which lend it the coziness of a watering hole.

Cap a hearty meal with the Komal ki Kulfi, the cherished popsicle-shaped…

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