Dinner party, kitty party, birthday, graduation, retirement, family re-union- whatever your occasion, we've got beautiful recipes from around the world to make your party an affair to remember.
Thick and creamy, possibly the best thing you'll ever taste! It's not light in calories though!
This is a popular recipe for kheer, flavoured with cardamon and rose water. Serve warm or cold. Fresh milk, rice and nuts are considered 'satvic' foods in Ayurveda. Satvic foods help balance one's doshas (subtle energies), nourish the body, the mind and ultimately, pave the way for one's spiritual evolution.
A can of fruit can be transformed into a special fruit salad with very little effort. Here, lychees are enhanced with ginger and the zest and juice of fresh lime for a tropical flavour, then tossed with crisp apple, oranges and black grapes from the fruit bowl.
This is delicious Punjabi crispy fried fish. It's a quick and easy dish to serve with family or company.
We've made this recipe for over 40 years and I promise it won't disappoint!
This is a traditional haggis straight out of Scotland.
I love Thai food and this recipe comes from a very good Thai restaurant.
Serve as a dipping sauce for Oriental dishes like spring rolls and dumplings.
Nargisi kofta is boiled eggs stuffed inside a shell of kheema. This dish is a little time consuming, but makes a fantastic party dish. Your guests will be impressed.
What makes this curry special is the “bhuna” part. This consists of pan frying the meat with spices. The meat cooks in its own juices, which is what gives the deep flavour. It is a bit time consuming, but the end result is delicious.
If you are like me and enjoy besan in sweets, then you will love Besan ladoo. What is even better is that they're very easy to make and keep well for many days. Not that they will last that long!
This is one of my favourite street foods that is quite easy to make. You can make the papdi a day ahead and store in an airtight container so that they stay crisp. This is a very popular starter dish for a party.
This is a delicious prawn curry. If you want, you can substitute boiled eggs for the prawns. Serve the curry with naan, roti, or plain rice.
Kori Rotti is a Mangalorean speciality. Kori means chicken, and rottis, in this case, are not the traditional chapattis or rotis. They are a special kind of bread, which are made of rice paste and then dried, so quite hard and crispy and are made into sheets that are then broken into pieces. These rottis, when soaked by the chicken curry, absorb it and turn quite soft. A real taste and texture sensation!
I loved crunchy, spicy fried roti with a cup full of cool raita. Great for when you have rotis left over.
This is our favourite sweet dish during the winter months. The almonds give warmth to the body as well as strength to fight the extreme cold.
Potato Rose Chips.
It is a sweet dish that is very easy to make. When you have more number of guests at home and you want to serve them a unique sweet dish which can be done in few minutes, then you must try this. Your guests and even kids would relish this pudding!
This is a very pretty rice dish. Great for parties!
This is a high fibre chapati from north Karnataka. Great with dal, raita, curries or just on its own. Jowar is easily available all over the country.