• Santra Basundi

    November 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

     RECIPE: SANTRA BASUNDI/ TANGERINE KHEER What is Santra Basundi/ Tangerine Kheer? Basundi is a sweet thickened milk which is generally flavored with cardamom, nutmeg and sometimes saffron. Chopped nuts usually like almonds, cashew nuts, pistachios and charoli are added. In fact, this sweetened milk is quite popular in the western states of India. Traditionally, full…

     
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  • Googra/ Gujiya

    November 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Updated : 03/11/2020 Must have Gujarati Goodies during Diwali – Googra/ Gujiya For most Gujarati homes,Diwali is incomplete without Googra/ Gujiya. Other must have are: Magas(chickpea flour fudge) Gur na Ladwa Doodh Pak Chevdo (savory mixture potato crisps, fried chana dal, moong and poha). When my mother in law was here in Mombasa, we would…

     
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  • Cornflakes Cookies

    October 5, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Cornflakes Cookies What are Cornflakes Cookies? Cornflakes Cookies as the name suggests are cookies with cornflakes added to the dough. Roughly crushed cornflakes is added to the cookie dough. Its adds a special kind of crunch and it is really tasty. In fact the first time I baked them, my son commented that they…

     
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  • Apple Crisp

    August 25, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #33 Updated on 04/09/2020 Apple Crisp is one of my favorite desserts to make whenever I have guests over. Not only is it an easy dessert to make, but a versatile one as other fruits too can be added with apple. My old photo for the recipe was hazy and…

     
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  • beetroot halwa

    August 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #11 Updated: This post has been updated for the Facebook group called Foodie’s Re_doing Old Posts. Its a group that Renu who blog’s at Cook With Renu, thought out and put into action. We’re on our 11th re-doing post and I simply love this group. Why? Well, its got me to…

     
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  • Easy Homemade Chocolate

    August 1, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Easy Homemade Chocolate What better occasion than Raksha Bandhan to make these delicious Easy Homemade Chocolate as my brothers love chocolates.   What is Raksha Bandhan?  Rakshabandhan is a special day celebrated by brothers and sisters. On this day sisters tie a sacred thread or rakhi on their brothers wrist and in return the…

     
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  • Mango Mousse

    June 26, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is a Mousse? I love making mango mousse whenever mangoes are in season. So what is a mousse? A mousse can be sweet or savory. Its soft food whereby air bubbles gives it a light and airy texture or can be creamy and fluffy. It all depends on the ingredients used. While I’ve not…

     
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  • Eggless Chocolate Cake

    June 21, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Eggless Chocolate Cake This eggless chocolate is my no fail cake recipe and I’ve been baking it for a very long time. I mostly get requests to bake an eggless cake for parties, for religious gatherings and for tea time. Whenever we have guests coming home for tea of dinner, I get requests to bake…

     
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  • Biscuit Pudding

    June 1, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #26 Updated on 29/05/2020 For this event, Foodies_Redoing Old Posts my 26th re done recipe is an all time family favourite – biscuit pudding. What is the group Foodies _Redoing Old Posts all about? Before discussing what the family favourite is, lets me explain a bit about this group. Updating…

     
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  • chocolate pistachio fudge

    May 20, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Chocolate Pistachio Fudge? A fudge is a crumbly or chewy sweet made from sugar, milk or cream and butter. They are mixed and cooked over low heat, stirring it all the time till it thickens to a soft ball consistency. When you add chocolate to it is called a chocolate fudge. Chocolate fudge…

     
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