• 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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  • Mango Kulfi

    June 10, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Mango Kulfi  Mango Kulfi is an Indian frozen dessert which is a bit more dense and less creamier than an ice cream. Addition of cardamom and fresh mango pulp makes it a must have dessert during the mango season or summer. Easy to make, it is free from any artificial colouring or flavourings. This kulfi…

     
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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