• 433. Dry tindora shaak/sabji

    September 21, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Simple but delicious    I am posting a traditional recipe after a long time. Dry tindora (tondli, giloda,kovakai) shaak or sabji is a simple but delicious vegetable to prepare. Some prepare it using just dry spices, some add the fresh spices like ginger and some use both. Whichever way you prefer to make it, its…

     
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  • 408.mooli parathas

    June 29, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Hard work   Esther, the lady who brings vegetables to our doorsteps daily is a petite woman, but very strong. When she started coming to our building last year, to sell vegetables, she was shy, meek and rarely smiled. As time has gone by she has become more confident, strong, smiles and even jokes with…

     
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  • Baked Farsi Puri/ Mathri

    June 16, 2014mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #37 RECIPE: BAKED FARSI PURI/ MATHRI What is Baked Farsi Puri/ Mathri Farsi Puri / Mathri is a delicious fried snack that is popular in most parts of the Indian Sub Continent. Generally made from all purpose flour with spices or use salt, its usually served with tea or coffee.…

     
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  • 351. instant pudla (puda, chila)

    December 22, 2013mayurisjikoni

    perk me up snack    Pudlas made from besan (chana) flour are a common feature in most Gujarati homes. Serve it for breakfast, as a snack or a light meal. This dish is so versatile that it can be made to suit any palate be it the young ones or the old ones. Amazingly easy…

     
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  • 344. chundo

    November 29, 2013mayurisjikoni

    chatpata delight My all time favourite pickles are chundo and lemon. Chundo goes well with theplas, parathas, left over rotis, masala puris, plain puris and even as a spread for a sandwich. I find Tarla Dalal’s recipe for chundo absolutely perfect. However, I have made very small changes to by using a raw apple mango.…

     
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  • 342. Gur na ladwa (churma laddoo)

    November 29, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Diwali is incomplete without this Theme : Re Do Old Posts BM #81 Week 4 Day 2 Gur na ladwa is a common sweet made during diwali by most Patel homes. I remember when Nunu was living here in Mombasa, diwali lunch for all our relatives would be at our house and the menu would…

     
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  • Doodh Pak

    November 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    What is Doodh Pak? Doodh in the Hindi or Gujarati language means milk and pak in Gujarati means…… Doodh Pak is commonly made from milk, a bit of rice, sugar and nuts. These days rose petals and fresh fruits are added to make it more rich. Doodh Pak is different from Basundi. Rice is not…

     
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  • 325.fresh tuvar and bajri kadhi

    September 7, 2013mayurisjikoni

    I love kadhi Kadhis (yogurt curry) is made in numerous ways all over India.Some make kadhi thin, some make it thick. Some add pakoras(fritters) and some add vegetables to it. Whichever type it is I simply love kadhi with rice, parathas or rotlis. Years back when we discovered that my husband developed an allergy to…

     
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  • Bajri Methi Dhebra (Vada)

    August 5, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #25 For this event, Foodies_Redoing Old Posts my 25th re done recipe is BAJRI METHI DHEBRA. What is the group Foodies _Redoing Old Posts all about? Before discussing what Dhebra is or are, lets me explain a bit about this group. Updating posts with better photos or better write up…

     
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  • 304. moora ni bhaji

    August 3, 2013mayurisjikoni

    an unusual veggie White long tapering roots, full of crunchiness and healthy minerals. I am praising the humble white radish, mooli or moora as its called in Gujarati. It is the most under appreciated vegetable in spite of all its health benefits. Eating radish regularly helps to cleanse the kidney, helps to sooth sore throats,…

     
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