Top 5 recipes this week

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Take a look at the top 5 recipes of this week. From a crisp chatpata pakoda to freshly baked rich Indian breads – take your pick.

Jaljeera – The hot summers call for a cooling drink and jajeera fits the bill perfectly. This refreshing drink is also a great digestive and gets made with very simple ingredients at home. Here is how.

Taftan – A taftan is a soft fluffy and light read made with refined flour, milk, sugar, yeast and ghee. Fermented dough is rolled into oval shapes sprinkled with onion seeds, basted with ghee and baked to perfection. Must try!

Sheermal – Baking bread can be such a joyous activity. Take a look at the video recipe for a deliciously addictive sheermal – one of the 21 Indian breads you must definitely making.

Ram LaddooA Ram laddoo is not the sweet variety of laddoos we are used to eating. It is infact a delicious savoury snack – more like crisp moong and chana sal pakodis. Served with a spicy green chutney, it is perfect for the current weather!

Kesar Pista Kulfi – Emerald green pistachios and flavour of saffron and creamy rabdi make this basic recipe a consistent hit amongst kulfi lovers. Khoya or mawa adds a certain intensity and richness to this delicious kulfi. A must try when the heat gets the better of you.



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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.