Mention Eid and the first thing that comes to the mind is a bowl of creamy luscious Sheerkhurma. Sure this dessert is synonymous with Eid but there is one more to die for Eid sweet popular among the Bohra Muslims i.e. the Stuffed Kharak (Dried Dates). Every year Muslims break their Ramzaan fast by biting into… Continue reading Eid Special – Anjeer Kharak / Stuffed Dates
Kofta Biryani is a biryani that uses minced meat balls or koftas instead of meat pieces. Mince can be of any meat of your choice; however, mutton is the most commonly used meat for this biryani. As exotic as it sounds, the biryani has many steps to it but is not difficult to prepare at all. Try it to treat your friends and family this Eid.
Eid e Milad or Milad un Nabi is Prophet Mohammed's birthday. It is an occasion of mixed emotions, as on this day Prophet Mohammed was not only born but he also passed away after a few years. The Milad falls on 12th of Rabi ul Awwal, an Islamic month and mostly its a joyous affair than… Continue reading Kalamro – Eid e Milad
Last month, a wonderful opportunity came my way when I was invited to be a part of a home chef event by the 5* hotel The Resort at Malad, Mumbai. The proposal required me to cook up a few Bohri delicacies as part of their Sunday Lunch buffet for 2 consecutive weekends.
Malida is a famous Bohri sweet made on the occasion of Eid ul Adha or Bakri Eid. It is a healthy concoction of whole wheat flour, jaggery, ghee and of course dry fruits. Dumplings or as we call it “muthias” made from whole wheat dough are deep fried, powdered and mixed with remaining ingredients which… Continue reading Malida – Bakri Eid Special