• Chana Chaat | Chickpea Chaat

    August 28, 2022mayurisjikoni

    Event: Sunday Funday Theme: Chickpeas Recipe: Chana Chaat | Chickpea Chaat Chana Chaat | Chickpea Chaat is a lip smacking, tasty, snack with  flavours that are sweet, salty and tangy all present in one dish. It is popular as street food, especially in North India. If you have cooked or boiled chickpeas, then this dish is very easy to put together. And best part is that it is a healthy snack as besides the sev nothing else is deep fried. Is Chana Chaat | Chickpea Chaat  A Salad? Not really, as for salads we either add a salad dressing or use only salt, pepper and lemon juice. Chana Chaat has many more flavours and ingredients added to it. But yes, you can enjoy this dish…

     
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  • Cajun Stuffed Mushrooms

    February 20, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENTS: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: RECIPES WITH HEARTS RECIPE: CAJUN STUFFED MUSHROOMS Cajun Stuffed Mushrooms, an easy to make and satisfying appetizer or starter dish where the filling has added flavour from homemade cajun seasoning. 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: MARDI GRAS (FAT TUESDAY) This theme suggested is suggested by Sue who blogs at Palatable Pastimes. Truthfully, I nearly gave this theme a skip. I really didn’t know much about the Creole or Cajun food style. But, that led to me doing a bit of…

     
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  • Falafel Pita Sandwich

    August 1, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: SANDWICHES RECIPE: FALAFEL PITA SANDWICH Falafel Pita Sandwich is a quintessential sandwich from the Middle Eastern Cuisine. Falafel along with tomato, cucumber, salad are stuffed in pita pockets and served with either hummus or tahini sauce. Though is has many components or ingredients it is quite easy to put this sandwich together. These days it is easy to find pita bread, falafel, hummus or tahini in most supermarkets. What is a Sandwich? Sandwich is a food item whereby cheese, meat, other fillings are placed between two slices of bread. Having said that, these days sandwiches don’t necessarily come between two slices of bread. One can use wraps, buns, rotis, naans, pita, basically any kind of bread. Fillings vary from vegetables, cheese,…

     
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  • Kachri Bateta/ Babu Kachri

    March 14, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: CHIPS RECIPE: KACHRI BATETA/ BABU KACHRI    Kachri Bateta/ Babu Kachri Kachri Bateta/ Kachri Babu is a tangy, lip smacking spicy potato stew served with a dry coconut mango chutney and topped with ganthia and crushed potato crisps or chips. first publish on 20/05/2012, updated & republished on 14/03/2021 What is Kachri Bateta/ Kachri Babu? Kachri Bateta, also known as Kachri Babu is a famous street food from Mombasa. In fact, it’s believed that this dish is influenced both by the Swahili and Indian Cuisine. Probably, the potato stew is of Indian origin but addition of grated or minced raw mango to the stew is from the Swahili cuisine. Specifically, the topping of  ganthia or thick sev and potato crisps is…

     
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  • Garlic and Tomato Chutney

    February 28, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SHHH COOKING SECRETLY THEME: CHUTNEYS RECIPE: GARLIC AND TOMATO CHUTNEY Garlic and Tomato Chutney, is a simple, spicy, packed with flavors, versatile homemade chutney. It can be enjoyed with any Indian Snack or Farsan as we call it in Gujarati. Or have it with your stuffed parathas, with millet flour flatbread, or as a base for sandwiches.  This Garlic and Tomato Chutney brings back fond memories of my mum. Wondering why I didn’t have this chutney on my blog till now. I guess there is a specific time for everything. My mum loved dhokla and it had to be enjoyed with some garlic and tomato chutney. She learnt how to make this garlicky chutney from her friend Dolly Aunty.    How Long Does The…

     
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  • Lemon Chutney

    September 17, 2018mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #162 LEMON AFFAIR RECIPE: LEMON CHUTNEY Lemon Chutney is a versatile, easy to make, flavourful, spicy Indian style chutney. What I like about this recipe is that if you add enough oil, it stays fresh in the fridge for months. It is actually a much quicker version of the Gujarati lemon pickle or limbu nu athanu. You will always find a jar or lemon chutney in my fridge as it is my favourite. Not only that, it is a versatile chutney. Enjoy it with: theplas parathas leftover roti khichdi cheela bhajia as a spread for sandwiches in wraps bajri na dhebra plain rice with main meal bajra na rotla   EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP The popular saying goes “When Life gives you lemons, make…

     
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  • Undi/ Rice Dumplings

    November 20, 2017mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: 119TH – UDUPI CUISINE RECIPE: UNDI/ RICE DUMPLINGS Undi/ Rice Dumplings is a famous Udupi breakfast dish. In fact it is also known as Pundi Gatti or Oondi. Basically, rice dumplings are steamed and served with a chutney or sambhar. Sometimes coconut oil drizzled over it is enough. It is a simple, healthy, gluten free, vegan breakfast to enjoy. Rice rava or coarsely ground rice flour is available in the market to make this dish but I decided to make it with soaked rice as I read that the dumplings or undi turns out much softer. However, feel free to use readily available rice rava to cut down preparation time. Memories A visit to Phoenix Mall, Bangalore is like a dazzling visit…

     
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  • Spicy Sweet Potato Wraps

    January 27, 2015mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS Recipe: Spicy Sweet Potato Wraps Spicy Sweet Potato Wraps make a healthy, hearty, delicious lunch or dinner option. Carry the wrap for lunch and warm up in the toaster or a pan. The best part of this easy to make recipe is that one can enjoy the wraps warm or cold. Also they come together in a jiffy if you have tortilla or wraps handy in the pantry. Wraps Are Versatile If you have tortilla at home, you can use leftovers as stuffing. Sometimes just spreading some green chutney on the tortilla and adding leftover methi bateta nu shaak, tastes super duper. Try Sukhi Bhaji and use thick yogurt as a spread. How about using okra stir fry or cauliflower potato…

     
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  • Garlic & Red Chilli Sauce

    October 29, 2014mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE GARLIC & RED CHILLI SAUCE Garlic & Red Chilli Sauce is an easy to make, versatile and fiery hot sauce made from fresh red chillis and garlic. It is my all time favorite as it goes well with anything from pakoras(fritters) to sandwiches. Add a bit to soups, dals or rice.  Smear a bit on parathas, rotis. Its such a versatile chutney. What I like best about this chutney is that it stays for days in the fridge. Simple to make and you can make it according to your taste by by adding less or more chilis (peppers) or even the garlic. I prefer to leaves the seeds of the chilis to make the fiery hot sauce. Feel free to remove them if you…

     
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  • 3 Essential Chutneys

    August 28, 2012mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE: 3 ESSENTIAL CHUTNEYS 3 Essential Chutneys that are common for the Indian Cuisine are the green, date tamarind and garlic chutneys. These 3 chutneys are an essential part of any chaat recipe. Also these chutneys and hot fresh snacks go hand in hand. Often enough chutneys come to the rescue to prepare a lip smacking sandwich or wrap. Chutneys have the unique quality of converting a bland boring dish into a flavourful one. WHAT IS A CHUTNEY? Chutney is a dipping sauce, a condiment. Where Indian Cuisine Chutney is concerned, it is quite different from the chutneys from those prepared by the Western World. As a matter of fact, Chutney originates from the Indian Cuisine. During the British Rule, Great Britain was introduced to…

     
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