• 408.mooli parathas

    June 29, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Hard work   Esther, the lady who brings vegetables to our doorsteps daily is a petite woman, but very strong. When she started coming to our building last year, to sell vegetables, she was shy, meek and rarely smiled. As time has gone by she has become more confident, strong, smiles and even jokes with…

     
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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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  • 351. instant pudla (puda, chila)

    December 22, 2013mayurisjikoni

    perk me up snack    Pudlas made from besan (chana) flour are a common feature in most Gujarati homes. Serve it for breakfast, as a snack or a light meal. This dish is so versatile that it can be made to suit any palate be it the young ones or the old ones. Amazingly easy…

     
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  • 344. chundo

    November 29, 2013mayurisjikoni

    chatpata delight My all time favourite pickles are chundo and lemon. Chundo goes well with theplas, parathas, left over rotis, masala puris, plain puris and even as a spread for a sandwich. I find Tarla Dalal’s recipe for chundo absolutely perfect. However, I have made very small changes to by using a raw apple mango.…

     
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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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  • Doodh Pak

    November 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Doodh Pak is a delicious, creamy milk based Gujarati sweet with a little rice added to it. It is usually served with puri, sabji, kadhi, gota and rice as a part of the main meal. What is Doodh Pak? Doodh in the Hindi or Gujarati language means milk and pak in Gujarati refers to a…

     
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  • 325.fresh tuvar and bajri kadhi

    September 7, 2013mayurisjikoni

    I love kadhi Kadhis (yogurt curry) is made in numerous ways all over India.Some make kadhi thin, some make it thick. Some add pakoras(fritters) and some add vegetables to it. Whichever type it is I simply love kadhi with rice, parathas or rotlis. Years back when we discovered that my husband developed an allergy to…

     
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  • Palak Paneer Kachori

    August 24, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Palak Paneer Kachori – updated on 06/03/2021 Palak Paneer Kachori is a deep fried snack where the flaky spinach pastry is filled with a spicy and delicious paneer filling. Best enjoyed hot with a chutney of your choice. Traditionally Gujarati kachori is filled either with fresh peas, fresh pigeon peas or with moong dal. Palak is…

     
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  • Bajri Methi Dhebra (Vada)

    August 5, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #25 For this event, Foodies_Redoing Old Posts my 25th re done recipe is BAJRI METHI DHEBRA. What is the group Foodies _Redoing Old Posts all about? Before discussing what Dhebra is or are, lets me explain a bit about this group. Updating posts with better photos or better write up…

     
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  • Moora Ni Bhaji/ Radish Stir Fry

    August 3, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS RECIPE: MOORA NI BHAJI/ RADISH STIR FRY Moora Ni Bhaji is an easy to make, delicious, vegan vegetable that is usually served with some khichdi and kadhi. Or you can serve it with hot roti. White Radish are readily available during  winter. The succulent tap roots and the fresh green leaves…

     
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