Churchkhela (Georgian) is a traditional sausage-shaped candy originating from the Caucasus region. It is a very popular food, combining two of Georgia’s favorites – grapes and nuts. Made by repeatedly dipping a long string of nuts in concentrated fresh grape juice. Georgian warriors carried Churchkhelas with them because they contain enough calories for one man in a day! Ingredients for 2 churchkhelas: 1 1/2 quarts of white grape juice, 3/4 cup of sugar, 1 cup of flour, 40 walnut halves.
Malai Kofta is a rich and delicious North Indian gravy of deep fried paneer 'n potato dumplings swimming happily in a creamy tomato based sauce. The kofta itself is not sweet, nicely cripsy on the outside and soft to bite into. And the nuts and raisin fil