It is a simple vegetarian spread ‘with less spices and oil’ for Prime Minister Narendra Modi while his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif is having halal meat dishes during their stay in Nepal for the SAARC Summit. Hotel Crowne Plaza Kathmandu-Soaltee, where the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders including Nawaz Sharif and Narendra Modi are staying for the two-day Summit, has taken special care of the tastes and preferences of the visiting leaders.
According to the hotel staff involved in preparing the cuisines, “For lunch, PM Modi eats jeera rice with dal and two types of vegetables besides tawa roti and vegetable soup. He also takes plain curd and Masala Chaas with his food.”
He added, “Instructions have been given to make the dishes less oily and less spicy with less use ofpaneer.” For dinner, the Prime Minister prefers Khichadi with Gujarati curry, dal and roti, while for dessert he takes mixed fruit. For breakfast he takes mixed fruits,uthappam or idly and digestive biscuits along with tea.
For Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif, halal meats are prepared. He also prefers fish in special Pakistani preparation and takes organic chicken or mutton in lunch and dinner. For dessert, he prefers saffron kheer. Mr. Modi has been provided an Executive Suite in the hotel’s main building while Mr. Sharif is staying in a separate bungalow built in the premises of the hotel along with all other SAARC dignitaries.