Shaila and myself along with Sunish and my hubby enjoyed spending the evening with that beautiful couple.
On the way home, we both felt happy for that fun filled evening that rejoiced both our palates as well as our minds.
Nimbu paani (lemonade)
chips and dip
bite size pizza
garlic bread with homemade guacamole
grilled tandoori chicken
Tempered Raitha (recipe below)
sprouted bean salad
Jigarthanda (recipe below)
|Tandoori chicken on grill|
|Barbecued tandoori chicken|
|Bite size pizza, nimbu paani, avocado topped garlic bread|
|Also that yummy chaat salad !|
|Grilled parotta ...wow !|
|Jill Jill Jigarthanda !|
Recipe for tempered raitha: (my guessing)
Indian curd - 1 cup
Shredded carrot - 1
onion - 1
brinjal - 1
oil - 1 tsp
mustard seed - 1/2 tsp
salt , curry leaf, cilantro - as per need
chili powder - a pinch
Heat oil in a wok. Let mustard crackle, then add sliced onion, hing, curry leaf, cilantro and saute well. Add finely sliced brinjal and carrot. Cook covered with required salt and tbsp of water. Add pinch of chili powder. Switch off and let cool. Add curd , salt and mix well.
Yummy raitha is ready !
Recipe for a quick Jigarthand :
Rose syrup - homemade
(Sugar syrup mixed with rose essence and pink food color or traditionally prepared using rose petals)
Vanilla ice cream
Badam pisin (a tiny piece for each cup)
(soak it in water overnight for next day's use)
In a glass tumbler, put a tbsp of soaked badam pisin, add little rose syrup. Top it with a scoop of ice cream and then top it with some more rose syrup.
Jigarthanda is ready !
Thank you Uma and Raghu, for this nice dinner party ! We had an amazing evening.