Shanghai: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hosted here for a banquet, during which delectable dishes including stewed porcini, sauteed asparagus and lotus seed and chilled mango sago cream and fresh fruits, were served.

Modi was hosted for a banquet by Shanghai Party Secretary Han Zheng, during which the vegetarian dishes were served. 

Modi is a strict vegetarian.

The menu comprised of double boiled bean curd soup, stewed porcini – a much sought after mushroom – pancake with vegetable, sauteed asparagus and lotus seed, vegetables in curry sauce with rice and chilled mango sago cream and fresh fruits, accorded to a ministry of external affairs tweet.