• 539. Vitumbua (coconut rice pancake balls)

    February 9, 2016mayurisjikoni

    Vitumbua #BreadBakers From the East Coast of Africa Vitumbua (singular kitumbua) pronounced as vee toom booa are the local answer to pancakes/ doughnuts in East Africa especially in Tanzania and the coastal part of Kenya.Instead of being deep fried, they are made in a special vitumbua griddle/pan. Its similar to the aebleskiver pan or appe…

     
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  • Cassava In Coconut Milk/Muhogo Wa Nazi

    February 4, 2014mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS RECIPE: CASSAVA IN COCONUT MILK/MUHOGO WA NAZI Cassava In Coconut Milk/Muhogo Wa Nazi is a very simple but very flavourful dish from the coastal region of East Africa. Also known as muhogo, mogo, tapioca or yucca.  In fact, this dish is cooked in thin coconut milk with salt, green chilli…

     
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  • Vibibi – Swahili Pancakes

    August 2, 2013mayurisjikoni

    GUEST POST FOR GHEZA- E – SHIRIIN RECIPE: VIBIBI – SWAHILI PANCAKES What are Vibibi? In general, Vibibi is a gluten free rice and coconut pancake. A typical East Africa Coastal or Swahili dish. Moreover, these small coconut flavored pancakes are served piping hot on the streets for breakfast. A small cup of kahwa, the…

     
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  • 237. kaimati

    March 10, 2013mayurisjikoni

    4th President elected After a long wait, the election results finally came out yesterday. The final tallying was completed around 2 or 3 a.m. on Saturday. The results were officially announced around 3.30 p.m. The nation waited patiently. Uhuru Kenyatta becomes the 4th President of Kenya and the 1st under the new constitution. The youngest…

     
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  • Makai Paka/ Corn Coconut Curry

    March 6, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Cuisine: Swahili  Recipe: Makai Paka/ Corn Coconut Curry Makai Paka/ Corn Coconut Curry is an easy to prepare, tasty and creamy Kenyan style curry in which corn is cooked using coconut milk. Usually, makai paka is enjoyed with mahamri, chappati or rice. Makai is the Kiswahili word for corn. Here, as such the coconut curry…

     
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  • Muhogo Na Bhajia/ Cassava Fritters

    July 27, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Muhogo Na Bhajia/ Cassava Fritters? Muhogo Na Bhajia/ Cassava Fritters is a fried snack made from boiled cassava, grated cassava and soaked tapioca pearls. Usually prepared on Ekadashi Fasting days, it is gluten free and vegan. Enjoy these bhajias or fritters as tea time snack, as an appetizer or as a part of…

     
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  • Vatidar Na Bhajia/ Dal Bhajia

    June 17, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Event: Father’s Day Recipe: Vatidar Na Bhajia/ Dal Bhajia What is Vatidar Na Bhajia/ Dal Bhajia? Well, first of all vatidar means ground dal or dar. Dal is the Hindi word for pulses and dar is the Gujarati word. Bhajia are fritters, deep fried in oil. Vatidar na Bhajia is basically bhajia or fritters made…

     
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  • Kenyan Style Biscuits

    May 11, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #38 RECIPE: KENYAN STYLE BISCUITS What are Kenyan Style Biscuits? How these homemade biscuits got the name Kenyan Style Biscuits or Kenyan Biscuits, I have no idea. The only thing I know is that most Asian homes in East Africa in the 50s to 70s era made them. Most common…

     
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