• Grilled Cauliflower – IndoChinese Style

    August 27, 2018mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #159 GRILLED RECIPES Today has been one of those crazy days when I felt that work is just not getting less! I usually have a list of things or chores mentally prepared so that I can tackle it methodically. However, it needs just one element to throw it off course… my maid!…

     
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  • Vietnamese Spring Rolls

    July 9, 2018mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #152 ASIAN CUISINE When Amrita who blogs at The Food Samaritan suggested Asian cuisine, we immediately knew that she wanted to challenge us to some south East Asian cooking and not the Sub Continent cuisine we all are so comfortable with. I jumped for joy as I immediately knew what I wanted…

     
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  • Paneer Tikka and Naan Bites

    September 5, 2017mayurisjikoni

    80TH – MEGA BLOGGING MARATHON THEME: PROTEIN RICH DISHES DAY:4 RECIPE: PANEER TIKKA AND NAAN BITES Paneer Tikka and Naan Bites is a different way to serve up paneer tikka. Spicy grilled paneer cubes are served on a bed of spinach and naan. It is a fun way to serve this starter dish at parties…

     
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  • Mum’s Matar Kachori/Gujarati Peas Kachori

    May 12, 2017mayurisjikoni

    MOTHER’S DAY RECIPE: MUM’S MATAR KACHORI/GUJARATI PEAS KACHORI Mum’s Matar Kachori/Gujarati Peas Kachori  is a deep fried snack with a filling of spicy fresh peas in a flaky and crispy pastry. Mum’s matar kachori is so delicious and she made them perfectly. She didn’t use garam masala. Simply spiced with fresh green chilis and ginger…

     
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  • Paneer Samosa

    June 6, 2016mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #43 RAMADAN SPECIAL  RECIPE: PANEER SAMOSA What is a Samosa? Samosa is a fried snack. The pastry is crispy or flaky and its stuffed with a spicy filling of vegetables, meat or paneer. Spices, herbs, are added to the dry cooked. The filling is stuffed in a pastry which is usually made…

     
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  • Hara Bhara Kebabs/Tikki

    January 16, 2015mayurisjikoni

    Updated: 16/06/2020 Hara Bhara Kebabs are one of my favorite snacks to enjoy on movie nights or wine nights at home. What are Hara Bhara Kebabs? Hara means green, bhara means full. Therefore hara bhara kebabs literally mean kebabs that are full of green vegetables which mainly are peas and spinach. Fresh Coriander and Mint…

     
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  • Feta, Olive and Basil Bread

    March 6, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Feta, Olive and Basil Bread Feta, Olive and Basil Bread is a homemade bread which is stuffed with feta, olives and basil. Superbly delicious, goes well with a hearty salad or soup. Makes a good bread to carry for lunch, picnics or even when you’re travelling. Fresh Basil or Dried? While fresh basil would have…

     
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  • Palak Paneer Kachori

    August 24, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Palak Paneer Kachori – updated on 06/03/2021 Palak Paneer Kachori is a deep fried snack where the flaky spinach pastry is filled with a spicy and delicious paneer filling. Best enjoyed hot with a chutney of your choice. Traditionally Gujarati kachori is filled either with fresh peas, fresh pigeon peas or with moong dal. Palak is…

     
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  • Baked Veggie Empanadas

    June 14, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Baked Veggie Empanadas Baked Veggie Empanadas, made using a wholewheat pastry with a filling of fresh red beans, potato and corn. Serve as a snack or as a meal with a salad and homemade Tomato Salsa. What are Empanadas? Empanada is one and several are empanadas. They are stuffed pastry or bread which are either…

     
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  • Carrot Orange Salad

    March 23, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS RECIPE: CARROT ORANGE SALAD Carrot Orange Salad is a super tasty salad bursting with flavours. With a homemade salad dressing, it sure is a refreshing salad. I love the combination of carrot and orange in muffins and smoothies. So why would a salad with those two ingredients be any different? What…

     
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