Baking Recipes, Desserts / Sweets, Indian Festivals / Occassions, ramadan recipes

Basbousa – Eid Special

This Eid ditch the usual favourites and give Basbousa a try! Basbousa is a popular Middle Eastern sweet made from Semolina. It has it's origins in Egypt but is very commonly prepared is homes as well as sold in local bakeries across the Middle East. Basbousa is cooked in a pan traditionally but these days… Continue reading Basbousa – Eid Special

Indian Recipes, Snack Ideas, Vegan Recipes

Chana Bateta – Bohra Style

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

Chicken Recipes, Easy Maincourse, Indian Festivals / Occassions, Indian Recipes, Motherhood, ramadan recipes

Kofta Curry

Kofta Curry is an Indian dish of meatballs in gravy. This famous meatball curry consists of fine mince balls cooked in a tangy spicy curry and served along with bread or fragrant white rice. Kofta curry is a lip-smacking, easy to prepare curry dating back to royal kitchens from the era of Mughals. It is… Continue reading Kofta Curry

Traditional Bohri Food

Malida – Bakri Eid Special

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