Special Moti Choor Laddu Cookies

Ched Ranveer Brar's Special MotiChoor Laddu recipe Keep indulging your sweet tooth with another #Diwali special recipe... MOTICHOOR LADDU COOKIES Ingredients: ½ Cup Butter 1/3 Cup Brown Sugar 1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar 1/ 3 Cup Hung Curd 1 tsp Vanilla Essence 1 ¼ Cup Refined Flour 2 Pinches of Baking Powder For filling: Motichoor Laddoo, crumbled For garnishing: 1 Cup Dark chocolate, melted silver Vark Mixed nuts, chopped Sweet...

History of the Naan

The Naan, an enjoyable flat-bread has made a mark in South Asian cuisine through the centuries. We look at where and when it began and how it is enjoyed in its different forms today. Naan was originally cooked at the Imperial Court in Delhi. The Naan is one of the most popular flat breads served with South Asian food. In particular, accompanying food from the Northern Area of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Uzbekistan, Tajizkistan and su

Basmati Rice Facts and Receipe

What is Basmati Rice? Basmati Rice is one of the favorite rice varieties in the world. Many times we tend to wonder how basmati got its name or what does the word ‘Basmati’ means. It is derived from Hindi which is the national language of India. Combined from words ‘Bas’ meaning aroma and ‘Mati’ Meaning Full of, Hence the word Basmati meaning “Full of Aroma”. Basmati has been referred and reported since early 19th century in India. Basmati is different

Hot and Spicy Indian Chai

Who doesn’t love a hot and spicy cup of Cha (Chai Tea) in rainy Victoria, Chai is a delicious way to feel warm and relaxed.  After serving Traditional chai for over 2 years we have always tried to learn customer preferences and their most favorite spices. We also have a few customer who have traveled all over Indian and feel we serve the best chai in Vancouver. Taking all the tiny detail into consideration at The Mantra Victoria location we serve 3 chai te