First Look at U.S. - India State Dinner Menu

First Lady Michelle Obama unveil's tonight's menu for the State Dinner in honor of Indian Prime Minister Singh and his wife.  Prime Minister Singh is a strict vegetarian.  One of the important items on the menu is from the White House garden, arugula.


Potato and Eggplant Salad

White House Arugula w/ Onion Seed Vinaigrette

2008 Savingnon Blanc, Modus Operandi, Napa Valley

Red Lentil Soup w Fresh Cheese

2006 Riesling, Brooks "Ara", Wilamette Valley

Roast Potato Dumplings w Tomato Chutney

Chick Peas and Okra or Green Curry Prawns w caramelized Salsify w smoke Collard Greens and coconut aged basmati

2007 Granache Beckman Vineyards, Santa Ynez, CA

Pumpkin pie tart

Pear tatin

Whipped Cream and Caramel sauce

Sparkling Chardonnay, Thibaut Janisson Brut, Monticello, VA

Petits fours and Coffee

Cashew Brittle

Pecan Pralines

Passion fruit and vanilla gelees

Chocolate dipped fruit