Indian Cuisine powerhouse, VARLI Magazine launches cookbook with top 20 recipes

VARLI Magazine launches cookbook

New York, August 14 (Washington Bangla Radio): Indian Cuisine powerhouse, VARLI Magazine celebrated 3 successful years at the First Annual Summer Tasting Event in Long Island on August 7th. VARLI Magazine, known for promoting Indian cuisine, hosted an outdoor food tasting event at Mint restaurant in Garden City, with celebrity guest, Bollywood Actress Aarti Chabria. Over 300 guests enjoyed eclectic dishes from various Indian restaurants and celebrity chefs, Chef Gary Sikka, Chef Bachan Rawat, Chef Navjot Arora, Chef Kausik Roy, Parul Patel and an array of wonderful summer cocktails.  The evening was hosted by New York based Comedian, Anish Shah.

Varli Singh, CEO and Founder of VARLI Magazine announced the launch of Varli Cookbook, a cookbook filled with 20 top Indian cuisine recipes. Varli top 20 Cookbook was released by honorable Ambassador Dnyaneshwar Mulay & Aarti Chabria. The proceeds from the cookbook, priced at only $3, will go to the Diya Foundation’s Save A Child campaign. 

“This event was a true representation of what the Varli brand stands for; showcasing the best in outdoor Indian cuisine while giving back to the community 
and raising funds for kids in need" says Varli Singh.

The inaugural Varli Summer Tasting, in association with Mint Restaurant, gave foodies a chance to enjoy succulent Indian food and experience delicious outdoor grilling, tandoor, and BBQ. During the evening, Aarti Chabria and Chef Gary Sikka of Mint restaurant did a live cooking demo and crafted a delicious Lobster Masala dish.  Another special food tasting was done by Varli Cook-Off 2012 contestants Reshma Bathija & Jyoti Singh. An additional highlight of the evening was the launch of Varli Club for Diya, an education initiative started by Varli Singh. 

Varli Singh, Gary Sikka, and Aarti Chabria also recognized many of Varli’s supporters throughout the years, honoring them with plaques and medals. A very special thanks was given to Vandana M Puri of DVN2 Entertainment for supporting the Save a Child campaign and TV Asia for being media partners.  The Varli mission has always been about increasing the awareness of Indian cuisine. This event was a true celebration of Indian food, along with raising funds for the Diya Foundation.  To purchase a cookbook or for more information visit

Top 20 recipes VARLI Magazine cookbook

About Diya Foundation:  Diya Foundation for Children, a Varli initiative, is dedicated to providing education, medical care and nutrition to children in places where these basic needs are not being met. Across the globe, developing countries are struggling to address a variety of issues. Diya works with local partners on the ground like hospitals, kitchens, and schools to ensure all aid is being provided directly to the children. Through direct involvement and fundraising efforts, the Diya Foundation is our way of ensuring the next generation has the opportunity to fulfill their own dreams