Chana Bateta, the quintessential Bohri speciality, a spicy and tangy dish of boiled peas and potatoes This is commonly sold on roadside stalls of Bohri Mohalla, Mumbai during Ramadan and is a popular side dish prepared during food gatherings. Chana Bateta is frequently prepared for iftari (time to break Ramadan fast) by people who cannot… Continue reading Chana Bateta – Bohra Style
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