Bohra Cuisine · Dessert, Sweets

Thuli (Broken Wheat & Jaggery Dessert)

Traditional Bohra dessert made from cracked wheat, ghee (clarified butter) and melted jaggery; usually served to celebrate birthdays as per Islamic calendar. This is an old post that has been sitting in my drafts folder for far too long. I wasn’t sure about sharing this recipe as the pictures didn’t turn out well; I was… Continue reading Thuli (Broken Wheat & Jaggery Dessert)

Bohra Cuisine · How to make/Basics

Homemade Coconut Milk From Fresh Coconut

Coconut milk is one of my favorite ingredients. I usually buy coconut milk cans in bulk and use it in everything from smoothies, desserts to savory recipes like curry or soups. Even though I use it, I’m not really a fan of the additives & preservatives you can find in store-bought coconut milk. Mr. Mint Thief… Continue reading Homemade Coconut Milk From Fresh Coconut

Bohra Cuisine · Main Course

Bohra Style Lagan Ni Seekh (Meat Casserole Topped with Eggs)

A popular & unique Bohra dish marinated minced mutton set in casserole  topped with beaten eggs, cooked on a slow flame or in the oven. Lagan refers to a aluminium pan used to prepare this while seekh refers to meat. A bohra community delicacy. This is an authentic recipe that has been passed on from generations. I… Continue reading Bohra Style Lagan Ni Seekh (Meat Casserole Topped with Eggs)

Bohra Cuisine · How to make/Basics

Birista (Crispy Fried Onions)

Birista is onion finely sliced and deep fried in oil till golden brown & crisp. Most of Bohra Dish is incomplete without birista. You will be surprised to see how this simple thing can take your everyday food to another level. In bohra cuisine birista is used for making gravies, korma’s & even used as toppings… Continue reading Birista (Crispy Fried Onions)

Bohra Cuisine · Main Course

Smoked Chicken Gravy (Bohra Style)

This recipe brings chicken curry to the next level by using smoking (dhungar) technique. The chicken is cooked in cashew & dried red chilli paste.I love to cook,I dream about food; I really do. But then there are days when I run out of ideas on what to make for dinner. It makes me want to run… Continue reading Smoked Chicken Gravy (Bohra Style)