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  • 37. stuffed bhindi or bharela bhinda

    May 8, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      unique vegetable Ladyfingers,okra or bhindi is a very popular vegetable in India. Its cooked dry, used in sambhars, made with tomatoes or a  gravy. Depends 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 parts of…

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  • 36. stuffed brinjals or bharelu shaak

    May 8, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      aubergines with a difference 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 have tasted better. With the limited number of vegetables available at present in Mombasa, I constantly have to figure out a way to…

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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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  • 34. Moong khichdi

    May 2, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Neel, this is for you Khichdi is simply a mixture of rice and lentils cooked together. It is a very popular dish in India, especially the northern part. There are a variety of khichdis that can be made, either just plain or by adding vegetables to it. Its a great comfort food on a…

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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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  • 32. cauliflower potato shaak

    May 1, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      easily cooked! Cauliflower is not one of my favourite vegetables. I don’t mind if its masked in different forms like in pav bhaji, as stuffed paratha, or drizzled over with white sauce but on its own, its not something I would pick easily. Most indian homes make cauliflower  sabji or shaak, in many forms.…

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  • 31. avocado vinaigrette

    May 1, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      No anchovies for me,please. Avocado vinaigrette served in some of the fine restaurants of Mombasa have a bit of anchovies in it. Most restaurant owners do not understand that when you are a vegetarian it includes no fish! Most say but fish is vegetarian. Did he mean the fish was a vegetarian? If you…

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  • 30. coriander garlic chaas

    April 29, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

        a must have in most indian homes When we were travelling from Gondal to Anand  on Ram navmi day, we stopped at a restaurant just near Anand to have our dinner. It was very very hot that day and I cannot remember the number of cold drinks, mainly nimbu pani and limca we all…

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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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  • 28. spinach mushroom pies

    April 28, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Ajay’s favourite        Its almost the end of April and I have only blogged 28 recipes.Will my mission of 366 recipes by the end of the year be fulfilled? So many upheavals and events have prevented me from blogging on a regular basis. Two days ago I spent nearly 40 minutes composing,…

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