Emirates is set to offer special Diwali delicacies for the celebratory season. The treats will be available for customers across all classes during the week of Diwali celebrations, from 16th- 22nd October, 2017, on all on flights to and from Dubai and India.
Diwali, the festival of lights, is a significant celebration among Indians across the world, and food plays a vital role. The classic sweets associated with Diwali are blended with colours and flavours with traditional Indian culinary elements, like the besan ke ladoos and dry fruit barfis.
Emirates will serve motichoor ladoos traditionally prepared using chickpea flour, ghee, cardamom and saffron flavoured sugar syrup. The sweets will be presented in decorated boxes with special artwork and garnished with pistachio and silver leaf embellishment, representing the traditional decoration of Diwali. The sweets will be offered on all Indian hot meal trays in Economy class.
Business and first class customers will be offered the ladoos together with a dry fruit barfitreat- a sweet made with cashew nuts, almonds, pistachios, walnuts, raisins, dried figs and dates. The treats will be served in boxes decorated with traditional Diwali light artwork, as an alternative to chocolates.