• 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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  • Meethi Sev/Sweet Vermicelli

    May 24, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #34 RECIPE: MEETHI SEV/SWEET VERMICELLI What is Meethi Sev/Sweet Vermicelli ? As the name indicates meethi sev/sweet vermicelli is vermicelli that is sweet. This is one of the easiest ever sweet dish or mithai (mishtaan) to prepare. Boil some vermicelli as per the instructions on the packet. Drain out the…

     
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  • 266. dabeli

    May 16, 2013mayurisjikoni

    kutch street food Dabeli which actually means pressed in Gujarati, is a simple but tasty dish which originates from Mandvi in the Kutch area of Gujarat. It goes by the name of Kutchi dabeli, desi burger, kutchi burger and has become  very popular as street food in many parts of India. Its simply spicy mashed…

     
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  • Drumstick Curry/ Saragva Nu Shaak

    April 24, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Drumstick Curry/ Saragva Nu Shaak Drumstick Curry/ Saragva Nu Shaak is a gluten free, delicious, side dish prepared using drumstick pods in a yogurt curry. Notably, this Gujarati style curry or shaak is commonly enjoyed with hot plain parathas. In fact, drumstick curry is a delicious way to enjoy the superfood.   What is Drumstick?…

     
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  • Bajri na Dhebra

    April 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE : Bajri Na Dhebra/ Millet Fenugreek Flatbread What is Bajri Na Dhebra/ Millet Fenugreek Flatbread? Bajri na Dhebra/ Millet Fenugreek Flatbread is a famous Gujarati snack prepared from pearl millet flour and loads of fresh fenugreek. Generally enjoyed hot for breakfast or as a snack. Usually Bajri na dhebra are served with some pickle…

     
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  • Cabbage Pakora | Kobi Na Bhajia

    April 2, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS RECIPE: CABBAGE PAKORA | KOBI NA BHAJIA Cabbage Pakora | Kobi Na Bhajia are so easy to make, crispy on the outside and soft and spongy inside. Just a few simple ingredients and this hot snack comes together in a matter of minutes. Enjoy them piping hot with your favourite chutney…

     
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  • Kodha Nu Shaak/ Pumpkin Stir Fry

    March 27, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS KODHA NU SHAAK/ PUMPKIN STIR FRY Kodha Nu Shaak/ Pumpkin Stir Fry is a simple, but very flavourful way of preparing an easy side dish or sabji, Gujarati style. Served hot with some roti or paratha and a dal it is a complete meal.   What is Pumpkin? Though we all…

     
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  • 238. khandvi

    March 10, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Happy Mother’s day Today UK celebrates its Mother’s Day. Kenya and India celebrate the US one. I get to know Mother’s Day in UK is approaching when my sister and cousins post it on Facebook. That’s the time I would call to wish my mum and then again ,when we celebrate in May. Though I…

     
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  • Patuda No lot

    February 12, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Patuda no lot (patuda dough) also known as handva no khatto lot is another gujarati quick snack prepared in most homes. The Patels are famous for making patuda no lot just as the Shahs are famous for their khichi. I haven’t the foggiest idea as to why its called patuda no lot. Its basically handvo…

     
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  • 224. dhebras

    February 8, 2013mayurisjikoni

    yet another gujju snack   Whenever any of my blog followers want a recipe, they just write to me and I am glad that I get all these requests. It gives me the opportunity to bring out the old recipes and wipe out the cobwebs. Fried snacks are hardly ever made in my house considering…

     
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