Vodka Martinis, Bloody Marys, Cosmopolitans and Margaritas are fairly common at home parties. You can certainly ignite the party spirit by serving any one of these popular cocktails. However, they are no match to the lip smacking desi concoctions made by blending a variety of spirits and spices. If you have a taste of these spicy and delicious cocktails, then make sure you learn to make them and serve them at your next cocktail party.
Hot and sweet, this cocktail savours the true flavours of the Indian Chilli at its best. This delicious drink is made by blending White Mischief Vodka, lime juice, sugar syrup and passion fruit pulp. Synonymous to a Martini, this fiery cocktail will surely lift the spirits of adesi crowd with its simplicity and piquancy.
Ever tried your favourite brandy with a pinch of powdered spices? If you haven’t, then you need to take a sip of a sizzling Hot Toddy. This blazing mix of spices and brandy is made by blending powder of freshly roasted bay-leaf, clove, cinnamon and cardamom with a measure of Cognac and a little honey.
Spicy, gingery, tart and sweet, that’s how you describe the Indian Green Leather cocktail. This delectable drink is made by muddling ginger, lime juice, mint leaves and sugar with gin. Once your guests taste this delicious mix, they will surely keep asking for more.
For ages, the Khus Sherbet has been popular to beat the heat of the summer. You can now add a modern twist to this cooling syrup, by making the Mind Cooler. This easy-to-make drink is made by mixing gin, Khus Syrup, lime juice, salt and Sprite.Serve it at a home cocktail party and get ready to receive some complements for your bartending skills.
For all the gin loving men and women, the Jamuntini is a delicious variant of a Martini served with Jamuns or Black Plums. This fruity concoction tastes better than a simple Martini. Moreover, you don’t need to be an expert to make this lip smacking drink, just muddle Jamuns in a shaker, and add Gin, lime juice, sugar syrup and salt to it.
So if you are looking for a something out of the ordinary to spicy up your next party try any of these five Desi Cocktails and get the party rolling.
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