New Delhi: While discussions are on whether US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will be visiting the Sabarmati Ashram, special Gujarati food are being prepared for the duo. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had earlier said that the White House will take a call on whether the Trumps would visit the ashram, the ashram said that it has been confirmed to them that they would visit the ashram where Mahatma Gandhi stayed from 1917 to 1930. Also Read - Namaste Trump: What is Donald Trump Nagarik Abhivadan Samiti? Who Are the Members?
Chef Suresh Khanna from Fortune Landmark Hotel said that are preparing special Gujarati delicacies for the first family. The menu would include Khaman, Gujarati ginger tea, broccoli-corn samosa, ice tea, green tea, multi-grain cookies. Also Read - Diet Coke, Ice Cream: Delhi's ITC Maurya Stocking up on Donald Trump's Fav Food
In Delhi, too, major preparations are going on in ITC Maurya where the Trumps will stay during their Delhi stopover. A ”Trump platter”, which will have signature dishes from ITC Maurya’s restaurant Bukhara with a little customisation, is likely to be on the menu for US President Donald Trump during his first state visit to India, sources said.
The Bukhara restaurant, which has hosted several heads of states, including former US presidents, has not altered its menu for the last 41 years. Also Read - For Donald Trump's Banquet at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Invitation Sent to Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Like his predecessors, President Trump is likely to dine at the iconic restaurant where a ”Trump platter” is likely to be offered to him. It will be customised according to his taste, the sources said.