Keep those tummies empty, because the Asian Hawkers Market is back this weekend. There’ll be old favourites, some exciting debuts, and most importantly, lots of mouth-watering food.

Spread over three days, you’ll be sampling the best of five-star and casual dining restaurants. Think cuisine from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. That’s a lot of food! {Not that we’re complaining}.

Here’s a round-up of the best of the best.

Litchi Wontons at Hawkers Chowk

hawkerschowk 10 Things You Must Try at the Asian Hawkers MarketYou can call it strange or absolutely genius, but whoever thought of putting litchis and wontons together definitely doesn’t want to give you something run-of-the-mill, and we’re all ears {and mouth}.

There’s even going to be Sichuan dosas, Chinese bhel, and chilli idlis for you to experiment with here.

 Pan-fried Momo at WOW! Momo

WOWmomo 10 Things You Must Try at the Asian Hawkers MarketYou had to be there at the first edition of AHM to know just how popular Wow Momo was with the masses. What you’ll get here: Chinese food done the masaledaar desi way, which is oh so good! Don’t miss out on the pan-fried momo, cheese momo, and momo sizzlers & burgers.

Live Teppanyaki grill at Benihana

Want to see professional Japanese chefs hacking away at an iron griddle before serving you steak, shrimp, and other sumptuous meats? Head to the Benihana stall right away.

Cocktails at I-Kandy

I-Kandy 10 Things You Must Try at the Asian Hawkers MarketTake a break from all that food and head to the I-Kandy stall for a nice cocktail or two to mellow things down. They have a whole range of cocktails to choose from; take a seat, gulp down a drink and ready yourself for round two.

Okonomiyaki Pancakes at Latest Recipe

latestrecipe 10 Things You Must Try at the Asian Hawkers MarketThis fine-dining restaurant from Le Meridien is bringing a Japanese savoury pancake, called Okonomiyaki, to AHM. Pull out your forks and knives, folks; this is going to be legendary.

Takoyaki at Yum Yum Cha

Can’t get enough of Japanese cuisine? Try the Takoyaki, a ball-shaped Japanese snack made of a wheat flour-based batter and cooked in a special takoyaki pan—hence the name. They’ve got some specialty soft drinks and ice creams too, if you’re too full to move around and look for some.

Pralines and macarons at Sugarama

sugarama 10 Things You Must Try at the Asian Hawkers MarketTake a break from all the savoury stuff and make way for some sugary goodness with macarons and soft-centred pralines from Sugarama. We recommend the Salted Caramel and Mint Chocolate macarons, if you can’t make up your mind.

Breakfast Snacks at Pa Pa Ya

This multi-award winning Lower Parel import is coming to AHM with lots of delicious dishes for us Dilliwallas. Non-vegetarians, get your hands on the Butayakitori , Apple, and Betel Leaf Tartare ASAP. Don’t worry all you leaf-eaters, there’s Red Curry Infused Wild Mushroom Rangoons for you.

Te-maki Sushi and Chicken Kara-age at EN

en 10 Things You Must Try at the Asian Hawkers MarketEn is bringing a special menu to AHM, which will include some of its signature dishes like Meat Balls, Japanese Style Frank, California Roll, and Spicy Vegetable Roll. They’re bringing out two new dishes—Te-maki Sushi and Chicken Kara-age. Check them out at stall no. 20.

Char Sui Bao at Fatty Bao

fattybao2 10 Things You Must Try at the Asian Hawkers MarketThey bao-ed us last year with their Char Sui variant, and we can’t wait to stuff our faces silly with that and lots of delish baos from Fatty Bao’s menu.

When: 12 – 14 February

Where: Select Citywalk, Saket

Nearest Metro Station: Malviya Nagar

Timings: 12pm – 10pm

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This story is in partnership with Asian Hawkers Market.


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