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Recipes with a twist! Margherita Kulcha, Risotto Kheer

By Gaurav Chawla
September 19, 2019 12:25 IST
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Gaurav Chawla, Corporate Executive Chef at First Fiddle Restaurants, shares three recipes from his specially curated menu at Tamasha, Mumbai. 

Mini Margherita Kulcha



For the margherita stuffing:

  • 350 gm chopped tomatoes
  • 20 gm olive oil
  • 5 gm garlic
  • 5 gm chilli flakes
  • 3 gm oregano
  • 15 gm basil
  • 7 gm salt
  • 5 gm crushed black pepper
  • 40 gm fresh mozzarella, grated
  • 40 gm tomato paste
  • 120 gm naan dough
  • Pesto butter


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic. Saute for a minute and add tomatoes. Cook for 5 minutes. Add tomato paste, oregano, black pepper and salt. Cook for 10 minutes or till the mixture start leaving the pan.
  • Take out of the pan and keep it aside to cool. When completely cooled down, add chopped basil and grated mozzarella.
  • Divide the naan dough into four equal parts and stuff this mixture inside it. Cook in the tandoor. Apply pesto butter on top, sprinkle chilli flakes and serve.

Mustard Basil Fish Tikka and Kasundi Mayo


For the fish marinade

  • 45 gm kasundi (mustard) paste
  • 15 gm hung curd
  • 15 gm chopped basil
  • 5 gm chopped parsley
  • 1/4 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 gm crushed black pepper
  • 3 gm salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp mustard oil 
  • 200 gm river sole fish

For the kasundi mayo:

  • 15 gm kasundi 
  • 3 gm mayonnaise


  • Marinate the fish with all ingredients and keep in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  • Cook the fish in tandoor for 7 minutes or until well cooked. 
  • Serve with kasundi mayo by mixing the kasundi and mayonnaise together. 

Mango Risotto Kheer



  • 60 gm mango pulp
  • 100 gm Arborio rice
  • 350 ml milk
  • 30 gm sugar
  • 10 gm fresh mango
  • 20 gm chocolate


  • Boil milk in a pan. Add Arborio rice. Cook the rice and add sugar at the end. Mix well and keep it aside to cool down. 
  • When completely cooked, add mango pulp and mix well. 
  • Melt chocolate. Spread on a baking mat and let it cool. Cut into coin size circles when cooled.
  • Garnish the kheer with the chocolate coins and fresh mango slices.

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