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Aura of food

All set for a bite at Aura in Defence Colony.

All set for a bite at Aura in Defence Colony.  

AURA engulfs it. Instantly plush d�cor, comfortable seating arrangement and a perfect ambience sway you. Gradually. Soothing music forces you to tap your feet. No need toput your thinking cap. Just relax.

Aura, the food complex, has recently opened in New Delhi's Defence Colony.

Aura is a multi-level food complex that promises to offer an extravaganza in terms of cuisine. As you enter, there is a staircase leading you to the first floor housing Soul that claims to offer authentic Chinese and Thai delicacies aimed to tantalise your taste buds. To start with, one can savour appetising soups, which include lemon coriander, spicy prawn lemon, tom yam, manchow, tom kha gai, tom kha het etc. Roll on to scrumptious starters lotus stem honey chilly, chicken satay, som tam, honey sesame prawns, golden prawns, crispy chicken with piquant sauce. Refurbish your plate with entrees - eggplant in hot garlic sauce, Cantonese style stir fried vegetable, chicken black pepper sauce, gaeng daeng gai, kaeng massaman kai. Team them up with delectable accompaniments that entrap fried rice, steamed rice, and array of noodles.

If you are someone who long for pure Indian food, don't be disappointed. Its Nemat section catches up with the theme of an Indian cuisine restaurant. Offering a wide array of Indian delicacies, it encompasses shorba, succulent kababs - kakori and kasturi kabab, Afghani murg— , tangy curries like methi matar malal and murg chakori and sumptuous biryani - nawabi tarkari biryani and chilman biryani - with assorted breads that include keema kulcha, kandhari naan etc.

If you have a sweet tooth, try shahi tukda and phirni.

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