• Egg-Free Wheat Pancakes

    January 15, 2023mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Egg-Free Wheat Pancakes Egg-Free Wheat Pancakes turn out so soft, fluffy and thick that you wouldn’t miss the eggs in them. And best part is that you don’t need any special ingredients. Pantry ingredients are enough. Enjoy them loaded with fresh fruits, just honey or maple syrup or load it up with chocolate sauce. What are Pancakes? Pancakes are flat, often thin or slightly thick cakes made in a frying pan or griddle using a a batter. Can be either sweet or savory. Traditionally, the batter is made with flour, egg, butter and milk. However, these days there are so many variations of pancakes. Though the description has the word cake, in reality pancakes are one of the oldest forms of bread known to…

     
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  • Ugandan Rolex

    December 2, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SHHH COOKING SECRETLY THEME: WORLD STREET FOOD RECIPE: UGANDAN ROLEX Ugandan Rolex has nothing to do with the famous watch brand Rolex. On the contrary it is a popular street food in Uganda which has a vegetable loaded omelette rolled up in a chapati or flatbread. The word rolex comes from rolled eggs. Enjoy Ugandan Rolex for breakfast, dinner, lunch or even as a snack. It is easy to make, cheap, filling, nourishing and best part is that it is a handheld food item. Roll up the Rolex in an old newspaper and serve it. Some may offer it in a brown paper bag. Best enjoyed while it is hot. Generally, the eggs are whisked with the chopped vegetables and seasoning in a plastic…

     
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  • Kenyan Chapati | Chapo Recipe

    November 30, 2022mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Kenyan Chapati Kenyan Chapati is a soft, flaky, chewy flatbread that is a staple part of celebratory meals in Kenya and other East African Countries. Popularly known as “chapo” in Kenya, it is usually enjoyed with curries as a main meal, with tea or eggs for breakfast. Kenyan Chapati is not the same as the Indian chapati. Indian chapati is also known as roti in many parts of India. Kenyan Chapati is more like the flaky parathas.   Some Vital Tips To Make Soft Flaky Kenyan Chapati Don’t reduce the amount of oil/ghee/fat required. The correct amount of fat is what makes them flaky. Kenyan Chapati are mostly made from plain/all purpose flour and not the wheat flour we use for Indian roti or…

     
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  • Bread Egg Kottu | Bread Kotthu

    November 13, 2022mayurisjikoni

    Event: Sunday Funday Theme: Thanksgiving Breakfast Recipe: Bread Egg Kottu | Bread Kotthu Bread Egg Kottu | Bread Kotthu is a quick, easy to make, delicious and versatile breakfast dish. All you need is some bread slices, eggs, a few vegetables or some leftover curry, meat or fish. Kottu is traditionally a popular Sri Lankan dish. What I have read is that it is easily available as street food, morning and evening. Homes make it with leftover curries. Usually, roti or flatbread is used but bread is becoming a popular option. In India a similar dish is prepared and goes by the name Bread Egg Upma. How Has Bread Egg Kottu | Bread Kotthu Become A Popular Breakfast Dish For Us I’d not heard of…

     
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  • Barley Pumpkin Soup

    November 2, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SHHH COOKING SECRETLY THEME: SOUPS RECIPE: BARLEY PUMPKIN SOUP Barley Pumpkin Soup is a Vegan Fall Season soup. Healthy, hearty, filling and tasty. Just when there a bit of a nippy chill in the evenings, this soup is so comforting. Usually with soups like this we don’t any bread slices or bread sticks as the barley is quite filling. A Bit About The Group Every month a member gets to suggest a theme. For this month Priya who blogs at The World Through My Eyes suggested we make healthy hearty soups as after all the festivities we will need light healthy meals.   My Partner The unique thing about this group is that we pair the participants. They give each other 2 secret ingredients…

     
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  • Watermelon Rind Jam

    September 29, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SHHH COOKING SECRETLY THEME: JAMS, JELLIES, RELISHES, CHUTNEYS RECIPE: WATERMELON RIND JAM Watermelon Rind Jam is so easy to make, superbly delicious without any preservatives or artificial colouring. It is a fantastic way to use up the white part of the watermelon which in fact is full of healthy nutrients. Why Is Watermelon Rind Good? The white part is equally nutritious as the red part of the watermelon if not more. It contains higher concentrations of certain minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. It has high concentrations of Vitamins A,B6 and C. Also is rich in potassium and zinc. Watermelon contains the highest amount of amino acid citrulline which converts to arginine in our bodies.   How To Use Watermelon Rind? Add to smoothies and juices.…

     
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  • Vegetarian Flammkuchen | German Pizza

    September 18, 2022mayurisjikoni

    Event: Sunday Funday Theme: Oktoberfest Recipes Recipe: Vegetarian Flammkuchen | German Pizza Vegetarian Flammkuchen is a crispy, thin flatbread that is topped with creme fraiche, onion and some cheese. Usually bacon is added also but to make a vegetarian version I left it out. I used creme fraiche, onion, sliced mushrooms and olive slices. Also added some cheese. A Bit About Flammkuchen | German Pizza Also known as German Pizza, flammekueche or as tarte flambée in French, you’ve got to try out this delicious crispy pizza. Flammkuchen literally translates as ‘flame cake’. Bakers would roll out a thin piece of dough and put in their wood fired ovens. The dough was a test to indicate whether the correct temperature had reached so that the baker…

     
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  • Baked Falafel Bowl

    September 11, 2022mayurisjikoni

    Event: Sunday Funday Theme: Bowl Recipes | Hearty Meals In A Bowl Recipe: Baked Falafel Bowl Baked Falafel Bowl is delicious, filling and healthy meal. Instead of deep frying falafel, I bake them and serve it with salad ingredients, hummus, tzatziki and baked pita chips.   Why Bake Them? The first time I baked them was when I wanted a meal that is healthy, filling and didn’t involve deep frying. Mombasa weather can be stifling hot and the last thing we feel like eating is curries, dals, rice and parathas. So bowl meals become the best option. To keep the bowl healthy, I opted to bake the falafel. The first time I baked the falafel  my family loved them. So I always opt for baking…

     
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  • Corn Spinach Muffins

    September 4, 2022mayurisjikoni

    Event: Sunday Funday Theme: Kids Lunch Box Recipes Recipe: Corn Spinach Muffins Corn Spinach Muffins are so good for kids to take in their lunchboxes for either mid morning snack or for lunch too. Healthy, filling and delicious, these muffins are very easy to prepare. Truthfully, haven’t packed lunchboxes for kids in a very long time.. it like in another era! That too it wasn’t lunchboxes as that I was packing but more like mid morning snacks for their break time. In the 90s kids use to come home for lunch. Though Mombasa is a small town and kids could still come home for lunch, things have changed because of traffic. The school can be about 15-20 mins drive away from home but will take…

     
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  • Cashew Curry | Kaju Maluwa

    August 27, 2022mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SHHH COOKING SECRETLY THEME: SRI LANKAN RECIPES RECIPE: CASHEW CURRY | KAJU MALUWA Cashew Curry | Kaju Maluwa is a mild, vegan coconut based Sri Lankan curry where generous amount of cashew nuts are used to prepare this dish. Usually prepared for special occasions, it is served with plain rice. And it is both gluten free and vegan. In fact, this curry is very easy to make. I think for me the hardest part was to remember to the soak the cashew nuts overnight! Kept on forgetting for three consecutive days. Finally, left the cashew nut container out on the kitchen counter near my sink so I remember when I clear up after dinner. Though I added homemade Sri Lankan curry spice, the curry…

     
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