Not your mother’s matzoh ball soup

Adventures in the test kitchen

Remember I was telling you about the Indian- and Jewish-inspired recipes that are featured in the paperback*? Well, feast your eyes on these pictures from our test kitchen. We must have been having some serious beginner’s luck because everything came out AMAZING the very first time. Take a look!

*Get the complete recipes in the paperback edition of My Basmati Bat Mitzvah, available April 21, 2015.

Matzoh Balls and Sambhar

Turmeric matzoh balls and sambhar... they're mm-mmm good.

Turmeric matzoh balls and sambhar… they’re mm-mmm good.
Warning: this recipe is NOT kosher l’pesach.

Not bad for my first attempt.

Not bad for my first attempt. This one was somewhat round, even.

Step up your soup game, and yes, those are red chilies.

Step up your soup game, and yes, those are red chilies. Oy!

Aloo Latkes Chaat

It’s a latke, it’s a tikki… it’s basically the same thing. Whichever way you shred it, it tastes great.

It’s a latke, it’s a tikki… it’s basically the same thing. Whichever way you shred it, it tastes great.

Desi-fied Mandel Toast

    My mom's mandel toast recipe, but with chopped pistachios (top) and candied fennel seeds (bottom).

My mom’s mandel toast recipe, but with chopped pistachios (top) and candied fennel seeds (bottom).

Mango-Ginger Hamantaschen

Mango-ginger hamantaschen. Why in the world wouldn't you?

Mango-ginger hamantaschen. Because why in the world wouldn’t you?

Masala Popcorn

popcorn + chaat masala = simply amazing

popcorn + chaat masala = simply amazing

Secret Ingredient

That which makes everything taste delicious

That which makes everything taste delicious (because MANGO POWDER).

Get the complete recipes in the paperback edition of My Basmati Bat Mitzvah, available April 21, 2015.

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