For Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, Sophiencafé again had tea and sweets by candle-light. Ina von Jeinsen’s rangoli fascinated us throughout the evening.

  • Besan Laddu (chickpea flour made into something sweet and addictive)
  • Halwa with carrots and beetroot
  • Halwa of mung beans
  • Sandhesh with lychees
  • Dahi Chawal (Rice with yoghurt and appetizing spices)
  • Salad of cucumbers, peanuts and coriander with black salt
  • Bombay Mixture
  • Different pickles
  • Masala Chai (spicy tea with milk)