• Gujarati Handvo

    November 28, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Gujarati Handvo? Handvo, is a famous Gujarati savory snack that is baked. Grated bottle gourd, fresh fenugreek and other vegetables are added along with spices to the lentil rice batter. Handvo is mostly enjoyed as a snack but we love to have it for dinner. Traditionally, baked with charcoal or wood fire under…

     
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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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  • Methi Bateta nu Shaak/ Fenugreek Potato Vegetable

    November 20, 2012mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE: Methi Bateta Nu Shaak/ Fenugreek Potato Vegetable Methi Bateta Nu Shaak/ Fenugreek Potato Vegetable is a simple but flavourful way to prepare the famous Gujarati style shaak or sabji using fresh fenugreek and potatoes. Best enjoyed with some hot roti with ghee and a dal or lentil curry. Not many spices are required. If…

     
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  • Santra Basundi/ Tangerine Kheer

    November 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE: SANTRA BASUNDI/ TANGERINE KHEER Santra Basundi is a spin on the traditional basundi recipe where fresh tangerine or santra is added to the cooled mixture. Makes it a delicious mithai or sweet to enjoy during the festivals. What is Basundi? Basundi is a sweet thickened milk which is generally flavored with cardamom, nutmeg and…

     
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  • Googra/ Gujiya

    November 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Updated : 03/11/2020 Must have Gujarati Goodies during Diwali – Googra/ Gujiya For most Gujarati homes,Diwali is incomplete without Googra/ Gujiya. Other must have are: Magas(chickpea flour fudge) Gur na Ladwa Doodh Pak Chevdo (savory mixture potato crisps, fried chana dal, moong and poha). When my mother in law was here in Mombasa, we would…

     
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  • 195. Dakor na gota

    November 7, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Hot hot gotas Gotas are bhajias made from chickpea flour. Its a very easy, quick snack and served as farsan in a gujarati thali. I remember every time my sister and I would go to visit our relatives in the villages in Gujarat, we would  be served gota along with kadhi, rice, vegetables, puri and…

     
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  • Mag Ni Dal

    October 25, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENTS: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS RECIPE: MAG NI DAL | GUJARATI MAG NI CHUTTI DAL Mag Ni Dal or Gujarati Mag Ni Chutti Dal is a popular way of preparing moong dal, the yellow variety. Usually prepared with just a few spices and without any gravy or curry. Gluten free and vegan, Mag Ni Dal is…

     
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  • 190. Sukhadi (Golpapdi)

    October 24, 2012mayurisjikoni

      Happy Navratri       It has been ages since I have blogged any of my recipes. I have been very busy entertaining my dad and a guest. Dad is already in Dubai and hopefully enjoying his stay there. I have been very busy in the kitchen and loads of recipes are waiting to be…

     
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  • 189. raiwala marcha (chillis with mustard powder)

    October 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    chilli hot I am not a fan of chillis in any form. As I have mentioned before I do not like really chilli food as it just masks the taste of the other ingredients and spices. However, with my dad coming to my home after nearly 10 years, I wanted to make his stay as…

     
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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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