Blini are Russia’s version of the thin French crêpe, made with buckwheat for savoury fillings or white flour for sweet toppings. Accompaniments include smoked salmon, creamy mushrooms, sour cream, jams and condensed milk. The savoury version can also…Continue reading
Internationally available with the ever-present base of diced potato, peas, sliced eggs and heavily-laid mayonnaise or sour cream. The traditional Russian version is fresher and crispier with a light smattering of mayonnaise. Tracing its origins to t…Continue reading
A few dishes of Russian origin have made a mark globally. Russian food is typically warm and cheerful with potatoes, bread, pastry and sour cream being the common ingredients. Russian cuisine has its merits, especially in the winters when the snow br…Continue reading
Raita is a yoghurt-based side dish usually made to accompany biryani, pulao or kebabs. Raita is mostly made with fresh raw vegetables like onions, tomatoes, cucumber and mint leaves with an addition of mild spice powders and herbs.
One of the popular and traditional curries of Rajasthan, Gatta ki Sabzi is gram flour dumplings in a delicious gravy of yoghurt curry. Easy to cook, it tastes better when cooked in pure ghee.