Relishing Monsoon Cocktails at home

We bring you a small collection of some easily homemade cocktails

coktailDo you love sipping  cocktails more than sipping tea  during the monsoons? Bang on! You have entered the right destination. We bring you a small collection of some easily homemade cocktails by Chef Vijay Anand Bakshi –  Head of Culinary Operations, Barbeque Nation, that are not only simple and easy but can definitely help you to banish away those rainy blues.

Spicy Jalapenos Margarita



Tequila – 45ml

Triple Sec – 25ml

Jalapenos – 3-4no.

Lime juice – 25ml

Garnish – Sugar rim with lemon slice


Gently muddle the jalapenos add the rest of the ingredients and shake.

Fine strain in a chilled glass with sugar rim.

Chef’s tip: Serve in Margarita glassware




Vodka – 60ml

Dried Apricots – 8 chunks

Apricot Jam – 2 bar spoons

Lime juice – 25ml

Kaffir Lime – 1 leaf

Garnish – Kaffir lime leaf


Muddle dried apricots and jam. Add lime juice, Vodka and broken kaffir lime leaf. Shake and fine strain in a chilled martini glass.

Chef’s Tip: Serve in martini glasses

Botanical Bloody Mary



Vodka – 60 ml

Celery Salt – A Pinch

Lime juice- 20 ml

Tabasco sauce – 2 dashes

Tomato juice – 120ml

Garnish – Fresh Parsley sprig and salt rim


Add all the ingredients in an ice filled and salt rimmed old fashioned glass and stir to mix well

Chef’s Tip: Serve in old fashioned glassware