Recipe courtesy of Anjan Mitra
Show: Heat Seekers
Episode: Heat Seekers
Total:
1 hr 5 min
Active:
35 min
Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 Kaffir lime leaf
  • 2 ounces gin (recommended: Tanquery Rangpur)
  • 1 tablespoon Curried Nectar, recipe follows
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Lime wedge, for serving
Curried Nectar
  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) coriander seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons allspice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 3 birds eye chiles
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • Pinch salt

Directions

In a cocktail shaker, dry muddle the Kaffir lime leaf. Add the gin, Curried Nectar, and lime juice with a full scoop of ice. Shake heavily for 10 to15 seconds. Fine strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with lime wedge.

Curried Nectar

In saute pan, lightly toast the cumin seeds and coriander seeds. Combine the seeds with the allspice, black peppercorns, white peppercorns, turmeric, and chiles in a coffee grinder. Pulse the mixture 3 times to a medium grind. 

In large saucepan, add the spices to water and bring to a boil. Add the sugar and stir to dissolve. Add salt and reduce to simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool 30 minutes. Strain through a chinois and refrigerate.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

Categories:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Bengali Butternut Squash

Bengali Fish Stew

Spicy Lychee Tequila Gimlet

Recipe courtesy of Shawn Thomas

Bengali-Style Aubergine Cooked in Yogurt

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Holy & Hungry

7:30am | 6:30c

Holy & Hungry

8:30am | 7:30c

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

11am | 10c

Unwrapped 2.0

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped

1:30pm | 12:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here