Kerala, Kashmir or the Malabar Coast—there are Diwali specialities from all corners of India and these home chefs can deliver them to your home this festive season, plus hampers that will delight even the most finicky relative
Jasleen Marwah is adept at flavours from the Valley, and will make sure your meetha craving is sorted
Plan your Diwali party with curated Malabari mezze platters from Sambar & Soy that include an assortment of crackers and chips, chutneys and dips, salads and sandwiches. Choose from an assortment of Malabar crisps, ragi crackers, and dal vada, paired perfectly with roasted peanut chutney, burnt chilli chutney and podi sour cream. There’s also the festive special kaju katli cheesecake bites.
Sambar & Soy
Price: Rs 1,250
To Order: 9820668494
Kerala ka taste
Chef Reshma Mane is known for her authentic recipes from traditional kitchens of Kerala. This Diwali, she has come up with a menu that is by design, party-perfect. From meat-stuffed paniyarams to stuffed meat in parotas to roasts by the kilo, there are plenty of options to choose from, especially for meat lovers.
Price: Rs 450 onwards
To Order: 8850153979
A curation of select mithais, Patasa has just the right combination with a jar of pistachio cranberry biscottis, chocolate and nuts mini tea cake, almond and hazelnut mini tea cake, jars of potato chips dipped in chocolate. Choose from mini, silver, and
Price: Rs 825 onwards
To Order: 9920787789
Kashmir ka swad
For Diwali, Chef Jasleen Marwah’s Namak is offering Kashmiri food and cuisines that complement it, to provide more variety to guests. The special finger foods for card parties include nadru fries, mutsch kebabs, paneer shawarmas, and rajma falafels. She’s also started end-to-end catering services with live counters of Indian desserts chicken kanti tacos and more.
Price: Rs 1,500 onwards
To Order: @namakswaada nusaar
This Diwali, choose sleek gift boxes from Vanilla Miel of fresh desserts or pralines in flavours like slow-roasted hazelnut crunch, Himalayan pink salt pistachio and caramelised coconut and jaggery; tarts with gajar halwa crunch, vanilla rabri mousse, boondi caviar; and pistachio crunch, raspberry and strawberry jelly, pistachio cheese mousse, and dried rose petals. There are also cookies, brownie bars, and chocolate springs to choose from.
Price: Rs 1,969 onwards
To Order: 8104344516
Gourmet pooris, anyone?
The Gourmet House’s Diwali week has a host of hearty mains, finger foods like dahi puchka dip with assorted pooris, butter chicken sliders, chaats like flamingo chaat and ragda pattice glasses, sweets like motichoor truffles, and gajar ka halwa parcels and drinks like cardamom rose milk and paan pasand fizz. Reasonably Priced, you can easily have a lavish spread for your next house party.
The Gourmet House
Price: Rs 100 onwards
To Order: @gourmet_house_by_shehzin
An organic khazana of khajur and pista rabri, kesar badam kulfi, saffron malai laddoo, pista mawa peda, kaju katli and chocolate truffles made with organic cashews, coconut milk, almonds, saffron and natural coconut sugar, you can treat your vegan friends and family guilt-free sweets from Yogisattva. Go for an assortment of 25 mithais or make personalised hampers.
Price: Rs 349 onwards
To Order: 9867455009
Why stick to sweets when you can go out of the box with your thoughtfulness and gift savouries to friends who love to play host? Boombay has a delicious selection of condiments that can elevate every kind of chakna—from makhana to sev puri, these easy and irresistible flavour bombs and are also healthy. Perfect pairing with vodka, gin, and wine, this box contains smoked chilli and jaggery dressing; garlic and chilli stir fry sauce and five chilli oil toppings.
Price: Rs 990 onwards
To Order: www.boombay.in