Transfer over meals vans, right here comes cell barbecue. In case you occur to be close to Sasthamangalam junction after 6 pm, this Royal Enfield Basic 350 cc parked by the street facet with an umbrella stand must catch your consideration. Come nearer and you discover that the two-wheeler comes with a sidecar. Open the sidecar and there you see the grill.
Named Rider’s BBQ, the barbecue on wheels was launched a few weeks in the past by three buddies — Harish KH, Ajas Okay Jaleel and Hayas Aboobacker, based mostly in Thrissur. “We are foodies and explore all kinds of food. The concept was inspired by Bengaluru-based BBQ Ride India, considered the first food bike in India, which has now branched out to many cities the country. I have enjoyed their dishes in Chennai and wanted to do something like that,” says Harish, an engineering graduate.
The trio then received collectively to provide you with their very own model of “bullet barbecue” and made the sidecar on their very own in Thrissur. “The bike was brought here because we wanted to start our venture in the capital city itself,” says Harish. Whereas Ajas, additionally an engineering graduate, owns an organization within the metropolis that gives a certification programme for “safety engineers”, Harish manages the enterprise and Hayas, an MBA holder, helps them out.
“This is something we do after our office hours. We had a 10-day promotional event during the Onam festivities on the Kanakakunnu premises and the response was overwhelming,” says Harish. He provides that Rider’s BBQ is completely different from BBQ Trip India. “For example, while the latter uses LPG, we have a charcoal grill. Also, we keep experimenting with the dishes and the flavours,” he provides.
Common gadgets on the menu are hen strips, hen tikka, drumsticks and seekh kebab, with the gadgets priced ₹99 onwards. Riders Kofte BBQ, which has floor beef and cheese, is obtainable Monday to Wednesday. Rooster wings, tuna and prawns are additionally served. The vegetarian unfold is restricted in the meanwhile with grilled paneer, mushroom, pineapples and apple.
As well as, completely different combos can be found, similar to strips and chappathi (₹159), seekh kebab-drum sticks-chappathi (₹255), chilli chicken-strips-tikka-chappathi-kuboos (₹222) and hen manchurian-strips-tikka-chicken lollipop-chappathi (₹249). “Usually, we buy 10 to 15 kilograms of chicken daily for various dishes. We use imported seasoning and oil. Initially, we three manned the barbecue. Now we have a trained chef,” says Harish. You may both sit down and have the meals by the street facet or can go for a take away. “We plan to introduce items such as sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs and tandoor items in the near future. Four more such bikes will be launched,” Harish provides.
Aside from wet days, the bike is stationed each day from 6 pm to 12 pm. However higher be an early chicken. Contact: 9645558888