Who said a Japanese meal is a quite affair? Head to Collage at Hyatt Gachibowli for the live teppanyaki grill and you’d see Chef Prashant Martha and his team displaying knife-juggling skills while interacting with customers which will have you thrilled.
A Teppanyaki revolves around a big plate of noodles/rice which is stir fried by quickly turning them on a flat griddle thereby you get to experience soft noodles, crunchy vegetables & fresh meats. Was happy to have been invited for its launch the past week where an exotic menu was on offer.
First up was the Avocado and Seaweed Salad – a perfect accompaniment to the gourmet Japanese meal to follow. Just four ingredients of Avocado, lettuce leaves, seaweed & raisins and Chef has whipped up a winner full of goodness.
Miso soup – a traditional soup made of dashi stock and silky tofu was not only delicious but also hearty and comforting. They say, the darker the miso the longer it has been fermented and the more complex its flavor, the one served was just as authentic as it could get.
The teppanyaki was set up in a way where we could see the chef and his team roll sushi as we feasted on the crispy Ebi Tempura with soy dip. The tempura was delicately marinated in a simple batter and then deep fried resulting in crisp, airy, light and a non-greasy tempura.
Ebi Tempura was also used for the California Uramaki – an “inside out” Maki roll rice on the outside and Nori on the inside. The rice on the outlayer has fish roe sprinkled on top while crab meat and Ebi tempura and a bit of Japanese mayo as filling. For the vegetarians Sushi Moriwase with shitake mushroom, pickled raddish and asparagus was on offer.
The main course on offer was Yasai Yakemeshi a simple yet flavorful rice with mixed vegetables of mushrooms, broccoli, tomatoes etc. It was a sight to watch Chef Prasahant skillfully use the spatulas across the teppan to prepare the chicken (tori) on one side and the Japanese fried rice on the other end. The teppanyaki was the perfect showstopper end to the fabulous afternoon.
The teppanyaki counter is operational from 11AM onwards and is priced between Rs 500 to Rs 1100. If you are looking for more of a cultural dining then head over to Collage, Hyatt gachibowli which offers an eclectic culinary experience centered around sushi, teppanyaki and wok!
Thumbs up for this one!
Address: Plot No.7, I.T., 2, Rd No-1, Serilingampally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500019, India
Phone: 040 4848 1234
Disclaimer: I was invited by the mangement of Hyatt Gachibowli to review the launch of Teppanyaki at Collage, the opinions expressed in the review are Honest & Unbiased.