• papdi no lot (steamed rice flour dough)/khichu

    May 9, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      A tribute to my bhabhi Sonal bhabhi, my late sister in law immediately took me under her wing from the first day I met her. Always smiling, friendly and motherly she taught and advised me whenever I needed her help. Whenever we visited Nairobi, meals were not an elaborate affair at her place. Simple but…

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  • stuffed bhindi or bharela bhinda

    May 8, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Updated on 13/10/2018 Ladyfingers,okra or bhindi is a very popular vegetable in India. Its cooked dry, used in sambhars, made with tomatoes or with a  gravy, depending on the type of cuisine. Gujaratis normally cook it dry. The Japanese use okra to make tempura. In Malaysia its stuffed with fish paste and in other…

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  • stuffed brinjals or bharelu shaak

    May 8, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Most people hear the name aubergine, brinjal or eggplant and make a face. That includes my lovely daughter Nami. Try this recipe out and brinjals will not taste the same.With the limited number of vegetables available at present in Mombasa, I constantly have to figure out a way to repeat the vegetables but try…

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  • 35. eggless coconut cupcakes

    May 7, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      for coconut lovers  The first time I realized that cupcakes can be eggless was when I helped Nunu to make the coconut cupcakes. In a houseful of guests and little kids, we used to bake loads of these cupcakes. Dunked in tea,coffee or milk they taste amazing. We have baked these cakes for various…

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  • Moong Dal Khichdi

    May 2, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Moong Dal Khichdi Moong dal is split moong beans. Generally there are two kinds of moong dal available in the market. One is with the skin and the other one without the skin. Both can be used interchangeably. Both types of dals are used to make khichdi. Moong is a vital source of protein…

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  • ekadashi/farali theplas

    May 2, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      thepla with a difference…. thank you Heni     Last November, my foi Manju aunty invited us to her place just for a change of atmosphere. We all were going through a difficult time after the loss of my mum. Fortunately for me we decided to visit her on Ekadashi day.Unfortunate for my sister in…

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  • Phool Kobi ane Bateta Nu Shaak

    May 1, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Phool Kobi ane Bateta Nu Shaak Phool Kobi ane Bateta Nu Shaak is simply stir fried cauliflower and potato side dish, Gujarati style. Actually, it is so easy to make, it gets ready within 10 minutes. This shaak or sabji is usually served with roti and a dal. We love to have it with…

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  • Avocado Vinaigrette

    May 1, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Avocado Vinaigrette Avocado Vinaigrette is a classic traditional entrée which is so simple to prepare but a very delicious way to enjoy avocados. The only important factors for this so easy to prepare starter is that the avocado should be just ripe and that the vinaigrette does not taste like acetic acid, too acidic…

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  • Coriander Garlic Chaas

    April 29, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

     Updated on 19/06/2020 What is Coriander Garlic Chaas? Chaas also known as chaach is a popular yogurt based drink that is widely served during meals or enjoyed on its own all over the Indian Sub Continent. It can be just plain yogurt, water and salt all whisked together or it may have some spices, herbs…

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  • 29. Nunu’s biryani

    April 29, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      For my Nunu   As I have mentioned before, I have learnt to cook from my mum, kaki, other women in my life and most of all from Nunu. Nunu is my mother in law. The patience that my mum didn’t have with me, Nunu had in abundance. Lots of dinners, lunches, parties was…

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