like the week one, week two of Summer Recipe Contest, part of LF’s Your
Recipe Contest, drew stacks of entries and votes. From a refreshing lemongrass
ice cream to carrot cake with vegan frosting and a lip-smacking Thalassery chicken
biryani, meet the 10 recipes that soared to the top of the contest this week.
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Makhmali Kebab with Coleslaw Salad and Mango Chutney by Akash Avate
This paneer kebab is a riot of textures and flavours when its two accompaniments. Think soft cottage cheese flavoured with powdered spices and relished with a tangy-sweet mango chutney and creamy coleslaw. No wonder it won with 612 votes!
2. Chocolate Karara Pitha by Sanam Singh
Odisha’s favourite festive treat, pitha, gets a chocolate-y makeover. Dessert lovers, you can prepare this simple and easy chocolate karara pitha using semolina, sugar, chocolate, cardamom, salt, and water. This fried dessert was liked by 503 users.
3. Lemongrass Ice Cream with Salted Ginger-Caramel Sauce by Khyati Parmar
With 383 votes, this lemongrass ice cream - all the way from Kodinar in Gujarat - stood at the third position in the Summer Recipe Contest. Lemongrass stalks and leaves are used to flavour the ice cream while a delicious salted caramel and ginger sauce elevates the flavour of the cold dessert.
4. Raw Carrot Cake with Vegan Frosting by Bharati Jhaveri
No oven? Don’t worry! LF user Bharati Jhaveri from Banganapalle, Andhra Pradesh, shared this no-bake carrot cake recipe which is topped with a vegan frosting made using cashwers, coconut milk, lemon juice, maple syrup, and vanilla essence. This no-bake dessert recipe was voted as one of the winners by 364 users.
Mini Bakies by Kiran Kadave
Make tea time more interesting with these mini bakies that can be prepared under 30 minutes. Kadave garnishes it with a quick and luscious chocolate sauce. These mini bakies earned 347 votes in the Summer Recipe Contest.
6. Thalassery Chicken Biriyani by Neethu Nambiar
248 users voted for this Thalassery chicken biriyani posted by Neethu Nambiar from Bengaluru, Karnataka. Think tender and juicy chicken pieces cooked in a blend of spices and nestled in a heap of fragrant basmati rice.
7. Whole Wheat Chocolate Pastry by Pushti Choksi
Choksi’s chocolate pastry, which got 240 votes, is the perfect eggless bake recipe to try at home. It is finished off with a chocolate ganache made from scratch and chocolate chips and can be prepared in an hour or less.
8. The Vegg Curry by Akansha Srivastava
This restaurant-style vegetarian curry with deep fried potato and paneer balls won with 235 votes in this week’s Summer Recipe Contest. It can be enjoyed with a side of roti, naan, or a piping hot bowl of steamed rice.
9. Sujji Gulab Jamun by Shraddha Fulmamdikar
Fulmamdikar shares a unique way of preparing traditional gulab jamun at home. This gulab jamun recipe, which got 218 votes, doesn’t require milk or mawa (khoya), so it makes for the perfect dessert for lactose intolerants.
10. Seviyon ki Nazakat by Sahiba Malhotra
Bored of the usual vermicelli dessert recipe? This summer, try Malhotra’s three-layered seviyon ki nazakat. Chilled mousse, seviyan ice cream, and seviyan are layered on top of each other for this and garnished with edible silver or gold leaf.