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  • 13. masala (tikhi) puri

    January 17, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      a spicy brunch treat Special Theme: Redo Old Posts BM#78 Week 4 Day 3     Go to any typical Gujarati family for breakfast on weekends and masala puri or tikhi puri with sugary masala tea will surely be served to you. The younger Gujaratis usually do not make them that often as they prefer…

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  • 12. avocado beetroot salad

    January 15, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      green and red, a wonderful combination      Kenya is well known for its wonderful avocados. Soft, buttery emerald green fruits packed with vitamins E and  B, mono saturated fat and rich in potassium. In India avocado is sold as butter fruit. When I was living in Bangalore, during my first visit to the…

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  • 11. Tal sankari

    January 15, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan as its called in Gujarat is the only festival which follows the solar calendar and falls every year on 14th January. This festival is celebrated by many states of India for different reasons. Its the beginning of the harvest season, its the end of the inauspicious…

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  • 10. rosemary,garlic and olive focaccia

    January 13, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      an easy peasy bread   Focaccia is an Italian olive oil bread. It is flat and can be of any shape – round, square, rectangle or as individual portions. The focaccia dough is much softer than normal bread dough. It has a cake like texture and doesn’t need to be kneaded as much as…

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  • 9. spinach masoor dal

    January 12, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      wholesome dal     Whole masoor, flat lentils or puy lentils as they are called are packed with proteins, dietary fibres and Vitamin B1. The colours of these legumes or lentils range from yellow to orange red  to green, brown and black. They are used in making curries, soups and even salads. Today I…

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  • 8. tomato carrot soup

    January 11, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      an absolute healthy start to a meal I love tomatoes. Its such a versatile fruit and an important ingredient for most dishes whether it be curries or salads. My all time favourite is tomato soup. Ready made tomato soup whether in restaurants or from packets is a bit tangy. So I made a few…

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  • 7. spicy cucumber and carrot salad

    January 11, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      five vegetables a day     Ten servings of fruits and vegetables a day is what is recommended as a part of an ideal meal plan. That gets one thinking that if I am suppose to eat all those veggies and fruits then when do I eat the rest? The rest I mean the…

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  • 6. shrikhand

    January 9, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      just an indian sweet or a dessert? It seems Neel is missing home cooked food as he has been requesting me time and again to give him the exact recipe for shrikhand. Exact recipe, how is that possible?  I learnt how to make shrikhand from nunu, but I never bothered to ask her for…

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  • 5. sabudana kheer

    January 5, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      First Ekadashi for the Year 2012    Ekadashi is the eleventh day of the lunar month in the hindu calendar.Therefore Ekadashi comes twice a month. It is considered a spiritual day by most Hindus and devotees fast on Ekadashi. The fasting varies for individuals, some fast the whole day without water and food, some…

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  • 4. vaghareli rotli

    January 4, 2012mayurisjikoni
     

      remembering my mum      My mum was a very good cook where traditional gujarati dishes were concerned. I can’t remember her ever wanting to try out the new western dishes like pizza, tacos, burgers etc. I think she left that to my kaki and me to try out during the weekends. I will…

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