• Cucumber Coriander chaas

    January 12, 2015mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: BLOGGING MARATHON #89 WEEK 4 DAY 2 THEME: REDO OLD POSTS Our trip to Dubai in December was a fun, relaxing and an enjoyable experience. Meeting up with family is always a happy affair but leaving them equally sad. We got to spend a lot of time with my daughter in law’s parents and her brother. My son and daughter in law would meet us in the evenings on the days they had to work. It was my hubby’s first trip to Dubai. He was amazed at the number of lanes on the highway, the cleanliness, security and the parks. What baffled us was how green the parks were. What struck me was that the rest of the world is cutting down its trees mindlessly…

     
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  • 180. vaghareli chaas

    September 7, 2012mayurisjikoni

    a daily health drink Chaas or lassi is a healthy yogurt drink. Besides getting your daily dose of calcium and protein, chaas is very cooling drink and settles your tummy after an extra hot, I mean chilli meal. We have chaas everyday and I don’t consider my meal complete without it. Don’t laugh, but these days I have it with pasta, tacos, basically any meal. Out goes the fizzy damaging coke and in comes the chaas. Haven’t had chaas and pizza yet!  Now that I don’t keep any fizzy drinks at home, I do offer it to my guests, but occasionally do get  funny looks too…. what serving chaas instead of soda or packet juices! But then its so normal to serve chaas in India…

     
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  • 30. coriander garlic chaas

    April 29, 2012mayurisjikoni

      a must have in most indian homes When we were travelling from Gondal to Anand  on Ram navmi day, we stopped at a restaurant just near Anand to have our dinner. It was very very hot that day and I cannot remember the number of cold drinks, mainly nimbu pani and limca we all must have drunk. As we all could not fit on one big table, our family decided to occupy 5 small tables and each table ordered for themselves. On our table, Vibha bhabhi and I decided to stick to the good old water whereas Ajay and Snehalbhai ordered lassi. They both enjoyed the cool drink and Snehalbhai said ‘Vibs we should have this everyday at home.’ Vibs did look at him oddly…

     
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