Top chefs share exclusive recipes of their favourite Diwali savoury and sweet 'tweets'
An important cultural highlight of Diwali is spending time with friends, family and FOOD!
Diwali celebrations are incomplete without festive food preparations, which is why Twitter has partnered with publishers in the food space to make Twitter timelines even more delightful.
People on Twitter can consume some amazing content from Indian chefs, as they celebrate by tweeting their favourite festival recipes.
Top chefs from around the country - and with backgrounds in different Indian cuisines - are sharing recipes and memories of their favourite savoury and sweet Diwali tweets.
Some of the featured chefs include, Executive Chef of The Bombay Canteen, Thomas Zacharias, celebrity chef and entrepreneur Sanjeev Kapoor, owner of Le15 Patisserie and author Pooja Dhingra, founder of Goila’s Butter Chicken, Saransh Goila, food blogger and author Nandita Iyer, executive chef and co-owner of Masque, Prateek Sadhu and Shipra Khanna, winner of MasterChef India.
Here’s our pick of five favourite recipes you can brew in your kitchen:
1. Sanjeev Kapoor: One of the best-recognised faces in the Indian culinary world adds a twist to the traditional Diwali recipes!
Tried & tested traditional recipes are always a hit, but sometimes putting a twist to tradition is great too. I’m going to share one such recipe with you tomorrow- Orange Shahi Tukda Canapes! Till then, tell me about your experiments with classic mithai recipes. #TopChefDiwali pic.twitter.com/IrEeOZx4cX— Sanjeev Kapoor (@SanjeevKapoor) October 24, 2019
2. Chef TZac: Chef Zacharias, who has taken it upon himself to make Indians fall in love with Indian food and ingredients, through his #IndianFoodMovement, shares recipe of the famed Dark Rum-soaked Gulab Jamun from Bombay Canteen.
Gulab Nut is a classic @bombaycanteen dessert, a doughnut-shaped cross between the Diwali favorite Gulab Jamun & French baba au rhum soaked in Old Monk dark rum & filled with a decadent pistachio cream!— Chef TZac (@ChefTZac) October 24, 2019
Ever wondered how we make it? Follow this thread to find out!#TopChefDiwali pic.twitter.com/eUJPxt7IPf
3. Saransh Goila: The winner of ‘Food Food Maha Challenge’ and the founder of Mumbai restaurant 'Goila Butter Chicken’ offers the recipe of Chandan Kebabs with Warqi Parantha.
4. Pooja Dhingra: If you don’t want tradition Indian mithais then ‘The Pastry Princess of India’ and founder of Le15 has shared the recipe for Eggless Coconut Old School Macaroon.
5. Nandita Iyer: Bangalore-based food writer and columnist, Nandita Iyer is as passionate about healthy cooking as she is about her writing. She gives an Ayurvedic twist to Deepavali Marundhu to make your Diwali Happy and Healthy!