Spicy Assamese Cocktails You Need To Try This Summer

Ingredients popular in the north eastern state of India add an interesting twist to your usual tipple.


 

Ingredients popular in the north eastern state of India add an interesting twist to your usual tipple.

 


 


 

Assamese Long Island Iced Tea

 

 

Ingredients 

 

     

  • 15 ml white spirits (vodka, triple sec, gin, tequila, white rum)
  •  

  • Assam tea
  •  

  • Dash of lemon
  •  

  • Sugar syrup
  •  

 

Method 

 

Put all the white spirits in a cocktail shaker with lime juice and sugar syrup. Give it a brisk shake. Strain the mix into a Tom Collins glass. Add ice and top it up with some Assam tea decoction.

 


 

RHCP (Red Hot Caipiroshka Pepper)

 

 

Ingredients

 

     

  • 60 ml pepper vodka
  •  

  • 1 Bhut Jolokia chilli
  •  

  • Lemon chunks
  •  

  • A dash of lemon juice
  •  

  • Sugar syrup (infused with Bhut Jolokia chilli)
  •  

  • Soda
  •  

 

Method

 

Infuse the pepper flavoured vodka with a bhut jolokia chilli by steeping the de-seeded chilli in vodka for 2-4 hours. Put 8 lemon chunks, 15 ml bhut jolokia-infused sugar syrup and 15 ml lemon juice in a hurricane glass. Muddle them, then add vodka and crushed ice. Garnish with the same chilli, sliced vertically. Top with soda.

 


 

Assamese Mojito

 

 

Ingredients

 

     

  • 60 ml white rum
  •  

  • Mint leaves
  •  

  • Kaji nemu (Assamese lemon) chunks
  •  

  • Lemon juice
  •  

  • Sugar syrup
  •  

  • Soda
  •  

 

Method

 

Add 8-10 chunks of Assamese lemon in a kilner glass. Add sugar syrup, 8-10 mint leaves, and a dash of lemon juice and muddle them. Add 60 ml white rum, crushed ice and top with soda.

 


 

Paan Julep

 

 

Ingredients

 

     

  • 60 ml whisky
  •  

  • Lemon chunks
  •  

  • Betel leaves
  •  

  • Lemon juice
  •  

  • Brown sugar syrup
  •  

 

Method

 

Put 8 lemon chunks, one betel leaf (cut in 4 pieces), lemon juice and brown sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Give it a firm shake and pour in an old fashioned glassfilled with crushed ice.

 


 

 

 

Recipes courtesy Pabitra Das Biswas, mixologist at the Vivanta by Taj Hotel, Guwahati

 

 

contact us :
editor@mansworldindia.com
Follow US :
Instagram
Facebook
Twitter
YouTube
©2024 Creativeland Publishing Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved