Holi is one of the most famous and joyous festival celebrated in India. It’s is also known as festival of colors as people play with colors on Holi. It marks the coming of Spring, usually in March. Holi is coming up on this weekend, thus wanted to share my favorite holi recipes which have so many memories attached to it. For the recipe click on the title of the recipe.
Begun Bhajas are shallow fried eggplant slices which are marinated with spices.This delicious dish is crispy from outside and soft from inside, brimming with the delicate flavour of eggplant or brinjal as called in India. It’s one of the famous dishes/appetizers from Bengali Cuisine.
Thandai, also known as “Sardai”, is a cold drink prepared with a mixture of almonds, fennel seeds, magaztari seeds (watermelon kernel), rose petals, pepper, cardamom, saffron, milk and sugar. This drink is common in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan – mostly in Peshawar, Banaras / Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
It is native to India and is often associated with the Maha Shivaratri and Holi festival.
What do you do when you crave for authentic Mumbai Street Food in Bay Area..you go to Mumbai Chowk I can’t believe that I had not been to this great restaurant in Newark after being such a Mumbai Food Lover. Mumbai chowk is a gateway to Indian food featuring food from famous food joints from Colaba to Borivali.
Crispy curry hearts made from naan, topped with curry powder and garlic chutney and served with jalapeno dip. I made this dish for Crave Cook Click’s Valentines Meetup over the weekend. I was looking for something crispy, savory, quick and which can be made in advance. The naan can be ready made or homemade. I used readymade naan as it was quicker