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Air India is now offering a specially curated menu for its domestic passengers to coincide with the onset of the festive season.

Passengers can select their preferred meal choice at the time of booking. The new in-flight menu features gourmet meals, trendy appetisers and decadent desserts, showcasing India’s locally sourced culinary influence. The menu also incorporates regional specialties from the kitchens and streets all around the world with a focus on healthy dishes.

Air India says each meal is prepared as per the utmost standards of sanitation and quality. Business class passengers are served items such as buttery and flaky croissants, sugar-free dark chocolate oatmeal muffins, cheese and truffle oil scrambled eggs with chives and mustard cream coated chicken sausages, as well as Indian dishes such as aloo parantha, medu vada and podi idly, fish curry, chicken chettinad and potato podimas. The airline will be serving chicken 65, a grilled sliced pesto chicken sandwich and Mumbai batata wada for high tea.

In economy class, customers are offered a selection of cheese mushroom omelettes, dry jeera aloo wedges, garlic tossed spinach and corn for breakfast, followed by palatable vegetable biryani, malabar chicken curry and mixed vegetable poriyal for lunch. Vegetable fried noodles, chilli chicken, blueberry vanilla pastry and a coffee truffle slice are offered for high tea.

Sandeep Verma, Head of Inflight Services, Air India said: “The new domestic in-flight menu has been carefully selected by top chefs to blend rich and flavourful Indian cuisine with contemporary international meal options. The new menu choices have been curated to ensure that the flyers enjoy a gourmet meal with emphasis on health and well-being.

“With several festivals approaching, the new menu offers choices that bring together culinary excellence from different parts of the world. We are excited to roll out this new menu on domestic routes, and are hard at work preparing a revamp of the international menu as well.”

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