Last evening I was invited by the lovely Rekha Jain, and her husband, Jitendra.m Jain, to attend the Grand launch of Celebrity Chef, Harpal Singh Sokhi‘s restaurant – Twist of Tadka.
The fare on offer was a sheer gastronomic delight at all levels.
Here’s a simple, fun recipe from Chef Harpal’s website – www.harpalssokhi.com.
Watermelon Imli Ka Salad
(Sweet tangy Indian style watermelon salad.)
*watermelon, peeled, seeded and cut into 1 inch pieces
*tamarind paste 2tbsp
*juice of lemon
*black salt 1/4tbsp
*chaat masala 1/2tbsp
*red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
*salt to taste
*oil 2 tbsp
*red chilli flakes for sprinkling
*a mint sprig for garnishing.
- To make the dressing, blend together tamarind paste, lemon juice, black salt, chaat masala, red chilli powder, salt and oil
- Place the watermelon cubes in a bowl. Add the dressing and mix well.
- Transfer the salad in a serving bowl, sprinkle some chilli flakes, garnish with a mint sprig and serve.
*A personal message from Celebrity Chef, Harpal Singh Sokhi. *