• 256. kalakand

    April 21, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Celebrating Ram Navmi I was suppose to blog yesterday, because it was Ram Navmi but power cuts made this impossible.Ram Navmi is the birthday of Lord Ram, the seventh incarnation of  Lord Vishnu. Ram Navmi is celebrated widely in India and by Hindus all over the world. Different regions of India celebrate it in different…

     
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  • 202. sweet potato shaak

    November 21, 2012mayurisjikoni

    POWER PACKED TUBER Theme: Redo Old Posts BM#81 Week 4 Day 1    Sweet potatoes are pretty much in season all year round. Bake it, roast it, boil it, puree it. Whichever way you may prefer but have it. Sweet potatoes contain twice the amount of dietary fibers compared to a normal potato. It is…

     
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  • Santra Basundi

    November 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

     RECIPE: SANTRA BASUNDI/ TANGERINE KHEER What is Santra Basundi/ Tangerine Kheer? Basundi is a sweet thickened milk which is generally flavored with cardamom, nutmeg and sometimes saffron. Chopped nuts usually like almonds, cashew nuts, pistachios and charoli are added. In fact, this sweetened milk is quite popular in the western states of India. Traditionally, full…

     
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  • Sukhi Bhaji/Farali Bateta Nu Shaak

    September 12, 2012mayurisjikoni

    updated on 02/01/2019 What is Sukhi Bhaji? Sukhi Bhaji or Farali Bateta nu Shaak is a simple vegetable side dish made from potatoes, spices, nuts and sometimes raisins are added. Bhaji is a Marathi word and Shaak a Gujarati word for any vegetable side dish prepared to serve with rotis, parathas or rice. Sukhi means…

     
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  • 169. banana fig apricot smoothie

    August 29, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Healthy and filling    A few dry figs (anjeer) along with some dry apricots (alu, khubani) and a banana. Now that’s a lot of fiber and anti oxidants all served in a glass along with calcium and potassium. What am I talking about? It’s a smoothie. If constipation is a problem, have this smoothie as…

     
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  • Farali Kadhi/ Moriyo Ni Kadhi

    August 28, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #35 RECIPE: FARALI KADHI/ MORIYO NI KADHI What is Farali Kadhi/ Moriyo ni Kadhi? Farali Kadhi/ Moriyo ni Kadhi is made from moriyo. Let me explain in detail. First of all kadhi is a yogurt and flour based curry that is served with rice. Usually the flour of choice is…

     
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  • 163. Deepa’s quick pedas

    August 27, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Deepa your recipe with a slight change A few days ago my cousin Tinu requested for a quick peda or penda making recipe. To be honest I always thought that making pedas was a laborious task till I started researching the net. Got to learn two important facts :  1. Pedas are easy to make…

     
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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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  • Muhogo Na Bhajia/ Cassava Fritters

    July 27, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Muhogo Na Bhajia/ Cassava Fritters? Muhogo Na Bhajia/ Cassava Fritters is a fried snack made from boiled cassava, grated cassava and soaked tapioca pearls. Usually prepared on Ekadashi Fasting days, it is gluten free and vegan. Enjoy these bhajias or fritters as tea time snack, as an appetizer or as a part of…

     
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  • 115. a wannabe uttapam

    July 16, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Every two weeks ekadashi appears suddenly. Ideally, the ekadashi fasting should be done with minimal consumption of food, but invariably it lands up like a full fledged carbohydrate feast. Carbohydrates, because potatoes seem to be the main ingredient for any dish prepared. I would like to share this farari uttapam recipe with you.Yes, as you…

     
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