Recipe :Rye crackers.

Delicious, crunchy and thin rye crackers with a healthy dose of nutrients. Enjoy with cheese, guacamole, salsa or just on their own. These rye crackers are so easy to make and delicious. Try them and I bet you won’t buy them from store henceforth. Recipe: Rye flour: 100g All purpose flour: 100g Salt: 1tsp Sugar:…

Thandai Panna Cotta

Thandai is a cool and refreshing drink prepared with dry nuts and flavored with fragrant spices. A popular drink prepared for the festive season of Holi. This is my take on thandai in the form of Panna Cotta. Prepared with a combination of rose petal preserve(gulkand), saffron, black peppercorns, fennel seeds, charmagaz (mixed melon seeds), pistachios, butter…

Achari chicken tikka skewer.

Achari chicken tikka skewer. Smoky, char-grilled chunks of tender chicken leg marinated in yogurt and pickle spices served with mint chutney, beet marinated onions, corn and fresh cucumber slices.  

Portuguese Peri Peri Chicken.

Spelled “peri peri” in Africa, Piri piri sauce (used as a seasoning or marinade) is Portuguese in origin. Also known as African Peri Peri Chicken is popular in Angola, Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa. Featured here: Hot & spicy Peri peri chicken chargrilled on a skewer. Served with sweet and tangy, pear and beet root…

Imam Bayildi (Turkish baked tomato & aubergine).

Imam Bayildi, literally “the imam fainted” is a dish in Ottoman cuisine consisting of whole aubergine stuffed with onion, garlic and tomatoes, drizzled with olive oil and then baked. The dish is served at room temperature or warm. The name supposedly derives from a tale of a Turkish imam, who swooned with pleasure at the…

Ghewar

This north Indian sweet traces its roots to the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat. It is a disc shaped sweet cake made with an emulsified batter of all purpose flour, ghee, ice, chilled milk and water. I have also used a spoonful of gram flour as it makes the pastry crispier. The batter is fried…