• FRESH COCONUT BARFI

    November 4, 2015mayurisjikoni

    FRESH COCONUT BARFI Moist, soft, delectable fresh coconut barfi that is made from freshly grated coconut, sugar, milk and khoya. A bit of cardamom and saffron is added and a delish sweet is ready. Although, it takes a little longer than the quick barfi version this one is so much more tastier. In fact, you…

     
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  • Fruit & Nut Rice Kheer

    October 22, 2014mayurisjikoni

    FESTIVAL: DIWALI  RECIPE: FRUIT & NUT RICE KHEER What is Kheer? Kheer is a type of pudding from the Indian Sub Continent which is traditionally made from rice, milk, sugar and spices like cardamom, nutmeg, saffron and nuts. Adding spices depends from family to family or region to region. It is served for any festival,…

     
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  • Thandai Mousse

    June 10, 2014mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #20 RECIPE: THANDAI MOUSSE Looking for an easy dessert to make for the upcoming Holi festival? Try out Thandai Mousse – light, smooth and melt in the mouth kind of dessert. Did I mention it is so easy to make it? Yes, it is. Make it a day ahead and…

     
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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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  • Marble Barfi

    August 27, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #10 What is the advantage of this theme? For the 10th week on Foodies_Redoing Old Posts, marble barfi got a new look.Old posts just get lost in the wide wide wide web unless they are very popular. Renu who blog’s at Cook with Renu has started a Facebook Group called Foodies_…

     
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Beetroot Halwa

    August 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #11 RECIPE: BEETROOT HALWA Beetroot Halwa is a colourful, tasty and easy to make halwa using fresh beetroot, milk, cream, spices and nuts. It can be served hot or cold. We prefer to have it hot. Go on if you still haven’t planned anything for Janmashtami, make this halwa as…

     
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