Activists held posters condemning the ban by Indigo Airlines and said, "#YouDivideWeMultiply".
Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri took notice of the incident and “advised” other airlines in India to impose similar restrictions on Kamra.
It took Flight QF7879, which connected New York to Sydney, 19 hours and 16 minutes to complete its 10,066-mile journey.
The new menu was introduced Monday on flights originating from New Delhi and Mumbai and will be extended to other routes soon.
The airline says it is looking into the “highly concerning” incident.