• 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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  • Kanda Keri Nu Kachumber

    July 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Kanda Keri Nu Kachumber Kanda Keri Nu Kachumber or Mango Onion Salad is a simple but bursting with flavors kind of salad. Enjoy it as a part of your main meal, or with some khichdi or on its own as a snack. Healthy, its the best way to enjoy semi ripe mango during the summer…

     
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  • Gujarati Steamed Muthiya

    July 11, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS RECIPE: GUJARATI STEAMED MUTHIYA Gujarati Steamed Muthiya is a delicious, easy to make and versatile snack. Usually, muthiya or muthia is steamed, cut into pieces and then stir fried with tempering ingredients. Versatile because you can add different vegetables to the basic dough, you can add diferent flours too. What is…

     
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  • 295. Paan turia nu shaak

    July 1, 2013mayurisjikoni

    No one makes it like Nunu My sister in law sent me some huge arvi paan (taro, colocasia, elephant ears, arbi leaves) a few days ago. I made normal arvi paan bhajia with some and left 2 huge leaves to make a long forgotten shaak (curry). My mother in law Nunu, would make it whenever…

     
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  • Fresh Tuvar/Lilva Kachori

    June 17, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Updated 13th June 2020 Happy Father’s Day Dad June – 2016 Though Father’s Day is celebrated on different dates by different countries, the one that is commonly celebrated by most people is the Sunday that falls during the third week of June. I cannot remember the last time I celebrated Father’s Day with my Dad…

     
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  • Moong Dal Dhokla

    June 13, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Updated Post Re-doing Moong Dal Dhokla but the recipe still remains the same. I’ve updated the write up as I get people asking me the difference between dhokla and khaman. Also, being my favorite snack, I was totally appalled at the first photos I’d taken! What is Dhokla? Dhokla, Dhokra is a famous snack from…

     
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  • Matar Turia Nu Shaak

    May 31, 2013mayurisjikoni

    What is Matar Turia Nu Shaak? Matar is the Hindi/ Gujarati word for peas and Turia is Ridge Gourd. Matar Turia Nu Shaak is simply a mixture of both stir fried together with simple spices. This stir fry, sabji, sabzi or shaak is usually enjoyed as a part of a meal. The meal can consist…

     
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  • 278.sun dried vadi onion shaak

    May 30, 2013mayurisjikoni

    An exotic dish I made vadi and onion vegetable a few days ago. Ajay got excited and commented that I made an exotic dish. It has been eons since I last make vadi doongri nu shaak. I remember helping my mum to make huge quantities of vadis. In India and Kenya, vadis are traditionally made…

     
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  • 276. brinjal potato shaak/vegetable

    May 28, 2013mayurisjikoni

    a very common shaak At the moment most of the green vegetables or rather the indian vegetables are priced sky high. Nothing costs less than Ksh 200 and it does get a bit frustating especially even after paying so much, the freshness of the vegetable is missing. The greengrocers complain that they have no choice…

     
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  • 274. sweet corn and tindora shaak (vegetable)

    May 24, 2013mayurisjikoni

    I hated tindoras Before going to Sophia High School, Mt Abu, I was not too fussy about my vegetables. I pretty much ate whatever my mum cooked. Living in a large family, one did not have the luxury of being fussy. Whatever was    served, one ate. However, taste buds changed the minute I stepped…

     
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