Cool off with gazpachos flavoured with everything from pani puri to pineapple
Gazpachos and chilled soups are having their moment in the sun, quite literally, as the temperatures continue to soar. Here’s where you can get your fill in the city.
Fruity and refreshing, this gazpacho combines watermelon and tomato. The pureed fruit and vegetable are seasoned with lemon zest and chilli flakes and topped with ricotta cheese, basil and cherry tomatoes. Rs. 700++. At The Leela Palace, Old Airport Road. Details: 25211234
Pineapple meets basil in this gazpacho at Caperberry. The soup is served with red cabbage ice cream, red cabbage and pineapple tartare. Rs. 295++. At UB City, Vittal Mallya Road. Details: 8762933355
The Open Box
Fancy some pani puri in your soup? If yes, opt for the Phirangi Pani— an interesting blend of avocado and pani puri flavours. Instead of bread, the soup is accompanied with tiny puris that are served as part of the quintessential Indian street snack. Rs. 175++. At St Mark’s Road. Details: 49653111
The Chilled avocado soup or Green gazpacho at this organic restaurant is another interesting option for those seeking something cool yet substantial. Here, the soup is seasoned with cumin for an unusual pairing of flavours. Rs. 200++. At Convent Road. Details: 49653192