• Peanut and Fruit Salad/ Chaat

    March 15, 2017mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: PEANUT AND FRUIT SALAD /CHAAT #FANTASTICAL FOOD FIGHT What is a Peanut and Fruit Chaat? While everyone knows what a salad is, for some chaat is a new word. Basically Chaat is an Indian Sub Continent word that is used to describe any dish that has a mixture of ingredients like fried chickpea flour…

     
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  • Amiri Khaman/Gujarati Sev Khaman

    September 19, 2016mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #58 TEA TIME SAVOURIES RECIPE: AMIRI KHAMAN/GUJARATI SEV KHAMAN What is Amiri Khaman/Gujarati Sev Khaman?   Amiri Khaman/Gujarati Sev Khaman is an easy recipe. You can also prepare this using ready made dhoklas(dhokras) or make the dhoklas at home. The recipe for khaman dokhla(dhokras) is easy.I prepared the dhokla at home. What…

     
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  • Gajar Halwa with Orange & Saffron

    August 15, 2016mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Gajar Halwa With Orange & Saffron Gajar Halwa With Orange & Saffron is a fusion recipe whereby I’ve prepared the traditional gajar or carrot halwa but have added fresh orange juice too. Absolutely delicious and pure indulgence with flavours of orange and saffron to celebrate any occasion like India’s Independence Day. Our#FoodieMonday#Bloghop group is…

     
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  • Cucumber Coriander Chaas

    January 12, 2015mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: BLOGGING MARATHON #89 WEEK 4 DAY 2 THEME: REDO OLD POSTS What is Chaas? Chaas is a yogurt based drink that is very popular in the Indian Sub Continent. Its known as majjiga in Telegu, moru in Tamil, majjige in Kannada, its a common drink served with any meal. Usually chaas is more watery than…

     
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  • Cardamom Chocolate Fudge

    December 22, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Cardamom Chocolate Fudge Cardamom Chocolate Fudge is an easy to make, flavorful, melt in the mouth kind of homemade chocolate. I’ve made this recipe on several occasions and it never fails to please my guests. From parties to engagement gifts, the best part is that you can decorate or roll these chocolatey balls in nuts,…

     
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  • Fruit & Nut Rice Kheer

    October 22, 2014mayurisjikoni

    FESTIVAL: DIWALI  RECIPE: FRUIT & NUT RICE KHEER What is Kheer? Kheer is a type of pudding from the Indian Sub Continent which is traditionally made from rice, milk, sugar and spices like cardamom, nutmeg, saffron and nuts. Adding spices depends from family to family or region to region. It is served for any festival,…

     
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  • Eggplant Mini Pizza

    September 24, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Eggplants and Italy During my holiday to Italy, I was a bit disappointed that the choice of food for vegetarians was very limited. All I could think of was Margherita pizzas, pasta with tomato sauce, pasta with mushrooms or cold grilled vegetables. However, mostly  it would be grilled eggplants, zucchini and pepper. No garlic or…

     
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  • Tindora Nu Shaak/ Stir Fried Ivy Gourd

    September 21, 2014mayurisjikoni

      TINDORA NU SHAAK/ STIR FRIED IVY GOURD Tindora Nu Shaak/ Stir Fried Ivy Gourd is a simple but very delicious Gujarati side dish that is usually enjoyed as a part of a main meal. Usually, it goes well with tuvar ni dal or moong dal and rotis. This shaak or sabji does not require…

     
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  • Rajgira Halwa/Shiro

    July 9, 2014mayurisjikoni

    What is Devshayani Ekadashi? Once in a while Ekadashi dates confuse all the Hindus. One such Ekadashi is the Devshayani Ekadashi which was on 8th and 9th July this year. Some observed the fasting on 8th and some on the 9th. Shayani literally means sleeping. Its believed that on this Maha Ekadashi ( great eleventh),…

     
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  • Thandai Mousse

    June 10, 2014mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #20 For this 20th event I’ve updated Thandai Mousse post with both better write up and photos. The recipe remains the same. What is a Mousse? In the culinary world a mousse is a light and smooth mass in which the main ingredient is cream or egg white or both.…

     
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