• Pineapple Paleta

    August 30, 2012mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE: PINEAPPLE PALETA Pineapple Paleta is a delicious, cooling, refreshing summer time treat. And the best part is that it is made without refined sugar, is vegan and super easy to make. WHAT IS A PALETA? Though Paleta or Paletas may look like what we usually know as ice lollies or popsicles, they are so…

     
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  • 3 Essential Chutneys

    August 28, 2012mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE: 3 ESSENTIAL CHUTNEYS 3 Essential Chutneys that are common for the Indian Cuisine are the green, date tamarind and garlic chutneys. These 3 chutneys are an essential part of any chaat recipe. Also these chutneys and hot fresh snacks go hand in hand. Often enough chutneys come to the rescue to prepare a lip…

     
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  • Savaa Ni Bhaji/ Dill and Moong Dal Curry

    August 25, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Savaa Ni Bhaji/ Dill and Moong Dal Curry Savaa Ni Bhaji/ Dill and Moong Dal Curry is an aromatic, flavourful curry or side dish that is usually served with hot roti, phulka, paratha or even rice. Usually prepared when dill or savaa is available in abundance. Actually, one can also prepare this healthy side dish…

     
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  • Tuvar Dal, Gujarati Style

    August 24, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Tuvar Dal? Tuvar, toor, pigeon pea, tur, arhar, kandhi pappu,thuvara parippa, togari bele is a legume. The peas are dried and can be used whole to make certain curries like the popular Swahili dish Mbaazi. However, split tuvar dal is the most common one used from North to South of India. Used to…

     
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  • Chori Turia nu Shaak

    August 19, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #13 What is Chori Turia Nu Shaak? A simple vegetable side dish or sabji is called shaak in Gujarati. Its usually enjoyed with some rotli or paratha along with a dal and some rice. A typical daily Gujarati meal at my home is one or two shaak, dal or kadhi,…

     
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  • Bhinda Nu Shaak /Stir Fried Okra

    August 6, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS RECIPE: BHINDA NU SHAAK/ STIR FRIED OKRA Bhinda Nu Shaak/ Stir fried okra is a simple and yet very flavourful side dish which is usually enjoyed with some roti and dal (lentil curry). Generally, every day Gujarati style shaak or sabji tend to have simple spices and are easy to make.…

     
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  • Chickpea Curry/ Chana nu Shaak)

    July 28, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #18 Get Your Protein Chana, bengal gram, Egyptian beans, garbanzo beans, chickpeas,whatever you know them as are very healthy. Nunu always says  ‘eat chana and become strong like a horse’. Red, brown or black chickpeas are suppose to be a dieter’s delight. Half a cup of these chickpeas contains nearly…

     
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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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  • 4 Different Nimbu Pani Recipes

    July 26, 2012mayurisjikoni

    RECIPE: 4 DIFFERENT NIMBU PANI RECIPES 4 different Nimbu Pani recipes are so easy to make. Within minutes you can enjoy or serve a refreshing and chilled nimbu pani with just a few ingredients at hand. WHAT IS NIMBU PANI? Nimbu Pani is a lemon water drink that is usually made during the summer time.…

     
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  • Valor Nu Shaak

    July 26, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Valor Nu Shaak An easy to make, delicious with simple spices, Valor Nu Shaak is a Gujarati style vegetable side dish. Its generally served with rotli (wheat flatbread), a lentil curry and rice as a part of the daily meal. What is Valor? There are so many varieties of beans in the world. Each has…

     
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