Narendra Modi sips warm water at Obama dinner

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, fasting for the Hindu festival of Navratri, just sipped warm water at a dinner hosted in his honour by President Barack Obama ahead of their formal bilateral summit Tuesday.

hidden September 30, 2014 15:00:16 IST
Narendra Modi sips warm water at Obama dinner

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, fasting for the Hindu festival of Navratri, just sipped warm water at a dinner hosted in his honour by President Barack Obama ahead of their formal bilateral summit Tuesday.

Narendra Modi sips warm water at Obama dinner

Reuters

First Lady Michelle Obama gave the working meal a miss as the two delegations dined on halibut, avocados and basmati rice served with Shafer Chardonnay.

Here is the official menu:

Compressed Avocados
Goat cheese and Baby Bell Peppers
Micro Basil
Grapeseed Oil
Roti Crisps
Crisped Halibut with Ginger Carrot Sauce
Saffron Basmati rice
Farm Stand Succotash
Mango Creme Brulee
Ginger Juilee
Shafer Chardonnay "Red Shouldera" 2010

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