• Pearl Millet Pancakes|Chamchamiya

    February 27, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENTS: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: PANCAKE GALORE RECIPE: PEARL MILLET PANCAKES|CHAMCHAMIYA Pearl Millet Pancakes|Chamchamiya is a Gujarati specialty. Pearl Millet flour also known as bajri atta is mixed with fresh fenugreek, spices, yogurt to make these healthy and tasty pancakes, cheela or chamchamiya. A winter specialty, Chamchamiya is usually enjoyed as a hot breakfast with pickles, chutney, hot masala tea or plain yogurt. While hubby loves it with pickles and tea, I go for yogurt with a bit of cumin and red chilli powders added to it. Some households like to add a bit of chickpea flour (besan) while some don’t. I add some as I feel it makes the chamchamiya more crispy. Also besides fresh methi, I like to add fresh spinach and dried fenugreek…

     
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  • Heart Shaped Raspberry Rolls

    February 13, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENTS: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: RECIPES WITH HEARTS RECIPE: HEART SHAPED RASPBERRY ROLLS Heart Shaped Raspberry Rolls with soft fluffy sweet dough, fresh raspberries and drizzled with glace icing makes a perfect Valentine’s Day breakfast treat. Alright, I know, we had them earlier than Valentine’s Day as I had to take the photos for this theme. However, have saved two and put them in the fridge. Valentine’s Day, will simply warm them up in my toaster oven and enjoy with some coffee. Truth be told I actually wanted to make these rolls with fresh strawberries. However, the day I went shopping, the nearby supermarket didn’t have any. So I picked up raspberries. And am I glad I used them in the rolls. They were so sweet…

     
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  • Egg Bhurji/ Anda Bhurji

    February 6, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENTS: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: HOT BREAKFAST RECIPE: EGG BHURJI/ ANDA BHURJI Egg Bhurji/ Anda Bhurji is scrambled eggs with spices. Tomatoes, onion, garlic, ginger, chilli and spices transforms  plain scrambled eggs into a hot breakfast treat that can be enjoyed with some bread, roti or paratha. Famous as street food in the Indian Subcontinent, this piping hot breakfast will keep your tummy full till lunch time or beyond. Hubby and I love to have it as brunch. Doesn’t take a long time to prepare and we sometimes have it with leftover roti. In Hindi anda means eggs and bhurji means scrambled. Very similar to the Parsi Akuri Recipe. The difference is that for Akuri fresh cream is added to the whisked eggs. Towards the end,…

     
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  • Huevos Rancheros

    January 9, 2022mayurisjikoni

    MEGA BLOGGING MARATHON -SEPT 2017 & SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: PROTEIN RICH DISHES & THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE EGGS RECIPE: HUEVOS RANCHEROS – MEXICAN STYLE BREAKFAST Huevos Rancheros – Mexican Style Breakfast is a wholesome, filling, typical breakfast served at Mexican Farms. It basically eggs served on a corn tortilla, with refried beans or rice and a salsa. It is also known as Ranchers’ Eggs. DAY:22 As I was going through my files, I came across this recipe in the draft. I had completely forgotten about it. Actually, I had prepared this delicious and filling breakfast dish for the Blogging Marathon Theme Breakfast for the month of August. However, I could not post it as I had to back out.  I got too busy with guests. It…

     
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  • Apple Ginger & Turmeric Jam

    October 16, 2021mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Apple Ginger & Turmeric Jam Apple Ginger & Turmeric Jam is very easy to make and delicious. This home made apple jam with a bit of fresh ginger and turmeric has no artificial colouring or preservatives. Apple Picking At Vergers & Cidrerie Denis Charbonneau Sunday 19th September The previous day my son asked us to be ready by 9a.m. as his girlfriend and he had planned a surprise trip for us. When we got ready, it was a bit chilly so we dressed accordingly. We sat in the car and kept on guessing where they were taking us to. As we got nearer to the venue, road signs for Mont Saint Gregoire appeared and we thought we probably were going for a hike. Then…

     
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  • Mocha Muffins

    September 26, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: IT’S COFFEE TIME RECIPE: MOCHA MUFFINS Mocha Muffins are moist, coffee flavoured, full of walnuts and choco chips with a crusty top. Perfect muffins to enjoy with your morning coffee or as an afternoon snack. SUNDAY FUNDAY Sunday Funday is a group of Food Bloggers. Every Sunday we  share some fun, traditional, hearty or easy recipes to make Sunday Family Meals a bit more exciting. To join this fun group, visit the Sunday Funday Facebook Page. Request to join in.     THEME: IT’S COFFEE TIME This lovely theme is suggested by Renu. She blogs at Cook With Renu and she wanted us to share a recipe where we’ve used coffee. While, I love coffee, I realized that I really don’t…

     
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  • Avocado Pesto Sandwich

    September 19, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: PERFECT PESTO RECIPES RECIPE: AVOCADO PESTO SANDWICH Avocado Pesto Sandwich is a more tasty and creamy version of the classic grilled cheese sandwiches. Adding mashed avocado with pesto and our favourite cheese, this sandwich is comfort food for hubby and me. Served either with a salad or some soup, it makes a some what healthy and filling meal. SUNDAY FUNDAY Sunday Funday is a group of Food Bloggers. Every Sunday we  share some fun, traditional, hearty or easy recipes to make Sunday Family Meals a bit more exciting. To join this fun group, visit the Sunday Funday Facebook Page. Request to join in. THEME: PERFECT PESTO RECIPES When Sue who blogs at Palatable Pastimes, suggested this theme months ago I was excited…

     
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  • Maple Roasted Peaches

    August 29, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: JUST PEACHY RECIPE: MAPLE ROASTED PEACHES Maple Roasted Peaches, healthy, flavourful, so easy to make and best part – has no refined sugar. Served with some greek yogurt it makes a fruity summery light dessert. Sprinkle granola and it becomes a delightful fun breakfast. Roasted Peaches can be served with ice cream, but with a diabetic hubby, I wanted to make it without refined sugar. The dark robust maple syrup gifted to me by my son and his girlfriend is perfect for this kind of recipe, not too sweet and very tasty. From start to finish, this dish takes about 35 minutes. So it is a dessert that you can prepare while you’re enjoying your dinner. During the weekend mornings, by…

     
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  • Blueberry & Grape Smoothie

    June 13, 2021mayurisjikoni

    Blueberry & Grape Smoothie Blueberry & Grape Smoothie is creamy, refreshing, healthy and filling. Enjoy it for breakfast or as a snack.Using greek yogurt or thick yogurt makes this smoothie protein rich. It is recommended that one has a protein rich breakfast for good health and also so that one feels full for a longer period of time. Memories – Breakfast Time In Montreal with Blueberry & Grape Smoothie Woke up a bit late after tossing and turning half the night as it was pretty humid. Suddenly it has become very hot in Montreal. After doing a bit of housework, it was time for breakfast. Didn’t want to have toast, cereal or anything hot. Out came the yogurt and fruit. Instead of having everything on its…

     
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  • Wholewheat & Banana Pancakes

    April 6, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: A- Z RECIPE CHALLENGE THEME : AN INGREDIENT BEGINNING WITH THE LETTER W RECIPE: WHOLEWHEAT & BANANA PANCAKES Wholewheat & Banana Pancakes so soft, fluffy and delicious without refined sugar makes a healthy and nutritious breakfast or brunch for the whole family. Serve it topped with homemade chocolate sauce, fresh fruits and nuts.   What are Pancakes? Pancake is a popular breakfast option in many parts of the world, be it sweet or savory. So what is pancake? Basically, its a batter of flour, liquid, a raising agent(leavening agent) mixed together and cooked on a griddle or frying pan. Known also as flapjack, griddlecake or hotcake, there are so many different kinds of pancakes all over the world.   Which kind of flour is…

     
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