• Fruit & Nut Rice Kheer

    October 22, 2014mayurisjikoni

    FESTIVAL: DIWALI  RECIPE: FRUIT & NUT RICE KHEER What is Kheer? Kheer is a type of pudding from the Indian Sub Continent which is traditionally made from rice, milk, sugar and spices like cardamom, nutmeg, saffron and nuts. Adding spices depends from family to family or region to region. It is served for any festival,…

     
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  • Homemade Bounty Chocolate

    August 14, 2014mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SHHH COOKING SECRETLY RECIPE: HOMEMADE BOUNTY CHOCOLATE Homemade Bounty Chocolate, so easy to make, absolutely delicious. Maple Syrup and Vanilla flavoured soft moist coconut coated with dark or semi sweet chocolate. This Homemade Bounty Chocolate is so much better than ready made one as it is less sweet and one can add any flavouring…

     
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  • Baked Farsi Puri/ Mathri

    June 16, 2014mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #37 RECIPE: BAKED FARSI PURI/ MATHRI What is Baked Farsi Puri/ Mathri Farsi Puri / Mathri is a delicious fried snack that is popular in most parts of the Indian Sub Continent. Generally made from all purpose flour with spices or use salt, its usually served with tea or coffee.…

     
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  • Thandai Mousse

    June 10, 2014mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #20 For this 20th event I’ve updated Thandai Mousse post with both better write up and photos. The recipe remains the same. What is a Mousse? In the culinary world a mousse is a light and smooth mass in which the main ingredient is cream or egg white or both.…

     
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  • Coconut Chocolate

    November 29, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #4 RECIPE: COCONUT CHOCOLATE What is Coconut Chocolate? Coconut Chocolate is a homemade chocolate using desiccated coconut, cocoa powder, milk powder, milk and flavors. Easy to make, its an ideal sweet treat during festivals. It also makes a very good edible gift as both kids and adults will love it.…

     
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  • Gur Na Ladwa /Churma Laddoo

    November 29, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Gur Na Ladwa /Churma Laddoo Gur Na Ladwa /Churma Laddoo  is a common sweet made during Diwali by most Patel homes. Made from wheat flour, ghee, milk with spices and nuts added to the mixture. These delectable, melt in the mouth laddoos are made either with jaggery or sugar.   Diwali is incomplete without…

     
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  • Christmas Tea Bread

    May 13, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #39 RECIPE: CHRISTMAS TEA BREAD Christmas Tea Bread Are you wondering why would anyone want to make a Christmas Tea Bread when there is a Christmas Cake around? Well, for one this Christmas Tea Bread is so easy to put together and secondly not everyone wants a rich Christmas Cake.…

     
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  • Wheat Orange and Oat cookies

    December 7, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Wheat Orange and Oat Cookies Fragrant and tasty Wheat Orange and Oat Cookies are scrumptious homemade oatmeal cookies full of nuts and chocolate chips. What is are Cookies? Cookies or biscuits are baked flat food made from a combination of flour, sugar and fat. To the basic dough nuts, dried fruits, fresh fruits, fruit purees,…

     
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  • Googra/ Gujiya

    November 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Updated : 03/11/2020 Must have Gujarati Goodies during Diwali – Googra/ Gujiya For most Gujarati homes,Diwali is incomplete without Googra/ Gujiya. Other must have are: Magas(chickpea flour fudge) Gur na Ladwa Doodh Pak Chevdo (savory mixture potato crisps, fried chana dal, moong and poha). When my mother in law was here in Mombasa, we would…

     
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  • Beetroot Halwa

    August 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #11 RECIPE: BEETROOT HALWA Beetroot Halwa is a colourful, tasty and easy to make halwa using fresh beetroot, milk, cream, spices and nuts. It can be served hot or cold. We prefer to have it hot. Go on if you still haven’t planned anything for Janmashtami, make this halwa as…

     
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