• Buttered Masala Sweet Corn

    June 8, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #17 What is Buttered Masala Sweet Corn? Buttered Masala Sweet Corn is one of the easiest snacks to prepare. Its simply sweet corn that is boiled or steamed mixed with butter and spices. Can you use canned sweet corn to make this snack? Yes you can, just warm it up…

     
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  • Matar Turia Nu Shaak

    May 31, 2013mayurisjikoni

    What is Matar Turia Nu Shaak? Matar is the Hindi/ Gujarati word for peas and Turia is Ridge Gourd. Matar Turia Nu Shaak is simply a mixture of both stir fried together with simple spices. This stir fry, sabji, sabzi or shaak is usually enjoyed as a part of a meal. The meal can consist…

     
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  • Meethi Sev/Sweet Vermicelli

    May 24, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #34 RECIPE: MEETHI SEV/SWEET VERMICELLI What is Meethi Sev/Sweet Vermicelli ? As the name indicates meethi sev/sweet vermicelli is vermicelli that is sweet. This is one of the easiest ever sweet dish or mithai (mishtaan) to prepare. Boil some vermicelli as per the instructions on the packet. Drain out the…

     
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  • Methi Bateta nu Shaak/ Fenugreek Potato Vegetable)

    November 20, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Weather in Mombasa  Once again the hot season has begun with a vengeance. It has become extremely hot and humid in Mombasa. Every time I go to my favourite green grocer shop, the owner complains about vegetables and fruits not reaching Mombasa on time because of the traffic on the Mombasa Nairobi Highway. Not much…

     
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  • butternut squash soup

    September 4, 2012mayurisjikoni

    photos updated: 28/12/2018 Soup is becoming a common feature in our home especially during dinner time. I find making the creamy or pureed version quick and easy. A few days ago I was shopping at Nakumatt when I saw this young mother loading her trolley with the packet soups where you add the powdered stuff…

     
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  • savaa ni bhaji (dill and lentils)

    August 25, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Prina my niece, loves savaa ni bhaji with rotli and so does her dada. Savaa, suva or dill leaves are prepared as a vegetable in India either with lentils or potatoes. It is a herb but grows in abundance in India during the rainy season and winter season. Big fat bunches sometimes sell for just…

     
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  • beetroot halwa

    August 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #11 Updated: This post has been updated for the Facebook group called Foodie’s Re_doing Old Posts. Its a group that Renu who blog’s at Cook With Renu, thought out and put into action. We’re on our 11th re-doing post and I simply love this group. Why? Well, its got me to…

     
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  • Bhinda Nu Shaak /Stir Fried Okra

    August 6, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Bhinda? Bhinda is the Gujarati name for lady fingers, okra, or as more popularly known as bhindi in Hindi, Bendekayi in Kannada, Dhenras in Bengali, Vendai in Tamil. Popularly used in the Caribbean to make gumbo, its prepared in different ways in India. Bhinda or Okra is a very popular vegetable in India…

     
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  • Easy Homemade Chocolate

    August 1, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Easy Homemade Chocolate What better occasion than Raksha Bandhan to make these delicious Easy Homemade Chocolate as my brothers love chocolates.   What is Raksha Bandhan?  Rakshabandhan is a special day celebrated by brothers and sisters. On this day sisters tie a sacred thread or rakhi on their brothers wrist and in return the…

     
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  • Broccoli Coconut Soup

    June 24, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Broccoli Coconut Soup Broccoli Coconut Soup is a homemade, creamy, vegan, gluten free, healthy and filling soup. Easy to make, chopped almonds add a crunch to this delicious soup. Weather in Mombasa A bit of a drizzle and most of us in Mombasa presume that the cold season has begun. Its time to have hot…

     
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