Good ‘Desi-Food’ is least of problem for Indian athletes at the Tokyo Olympics village. The Olympic organizers have created India corner at Games Village & the menu includes Chole Bhature, Tomato Paneer, Butter Naan, Bhindi for for the Indian athletes.
Indian Shooting team Pistol coach Ronak Pandit said, “Everything is being well taken care of. The food and other facilities are good, very pleased with the Indian food corner here in the mess”
According to a report by TOI, the food menu at the village for Indian athletes includes North & South Indian food.
- On the menu are chole bhature, paratha, basmati and jasmine rice, biryani
- butter and plain naan (stuffed breads),
- butter chicken, tofu (soy paneer),
- tomato and shahi paneer,
- bhindi, lentil curry,
- steamed spinach and steamed sweet potatoes.
“There are so many varieties of food to relish. The athletes look happy,” declared – India’s deputy chef-de-mission, Dr Prem Verma to TOI.