• 35. eggless coconut cupcakes

    May 7, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      for coconut lovers  The first time I realized that cupcakes can be eggless was when I helped Nunu to make the coconut cupcakes. In a houseful of guests and little kids, we used to bake loads of these cupcakes. Dunked in tea,coffee or milk they taste amazing. We have baked these cakes for various…

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  • Moong Dal Khichdi

    May 2, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Moong Dal Khichdi Moong dal is split moong beans. Generally there are two kinds of moong dal available in the market. One is with the skin and the other one without the skin. Both can be used interchangeably. Both types of dals are used to make khichdi. Moong is a vital source of protein…

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  • ekadashi/farali theplas

    May 2, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      thepla with a difference…. thank you Heni     Last November, my foi Manju aunty invited us to her place just for a change of atmosphere. We all were going through a difficult time after the loss of my mum. Fortunately for me we decided to visit her on Ekadashi day.Unfortunate for my sister in…

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  • Stir Fried Cauliflower and Potato/ Phool Kobi ane Bateta nu Shaak

    May 1, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      What is Cauliflower? Did you know that the name cauliflower originates from the Italian name cavolfiore which means cabbage flower? Belonging to the species Brassica Oleracea, only the head or what is sometimes referred to as the curd (as it looks similar to curd cheese) is eaten. By the way, did you know that…

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  • 31. avocado vinaigrette

    May 1, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      No anchovies for me,please. Avocado vinaigrette served in some of the fine restaurants of Mombasa have a bit of anchovies in it. Most restaurant owners do not understand that when you are a vegetarian it includes no fish! Most say but fish is vegetarian. Did he mean the fish was a vegetarian? If you…

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  • Coriander Garlic Chaas

    April 29, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

     Updated on 19/06/2020 What is Coriander Garlic Chaas? Chaas also known as chaach is a popular yogurt based drink that is widely served during meals or enjoyed on its own all over the Indian Sub Continent. It can be just plain yogurt, water and salt all whisked together or it may have some spices, herbs…

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  • 29. Nunu’s biryani

    April 29, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      For my Nunu   As I have mentioned before, I have learnt to cook from my mum, kaki, other women in my life and most of all from Nunu. Nunu is my mother in law. The patience that my mum didn’t have with me, Nunu had in abundance. Lots of dinners, lunches, parties was…

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  • 28. spinach mushroom pies

    April 28, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Ajay’s favourite        Its almost the end of April and I have only blogged 28 recipes.Will my mission of 366 recipes by the end of the year be fulfilled? So many upheavals and events have prevented me from blogging on a regular basis. Two days ago I spent nearly 40 minutes composing,…

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  • 27. a crunchy treat

    April 25, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      A CRUNCHY TREAT FOR HIREN Everyone loves desserts, well almost everyone, but not as much as my cousin Hiren.  What do you make when you don’t want to just serve ice cream on its own? Some fresh fruit and ice cream is the answer. But add a little bit of crunch to it and…

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  • Vegetable Masala Sandwich

    April 25, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      A TREAT FOR DENIS Theme: ReDo Old Posts BM#85 Week 4 Day 3 26/02/2018    Sandwiches in any form make a great snack for a peckish tummy, as a light meal at night or a great brunch treat. Can’t imagine what the world would do without the humble bread. Eat it on its own…

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