• Spinach and Baby Corn Soup

    June 5, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Have you ever jotted down recipes from a book, magazine, internet, etc thinking that you will make it like yesterday and never got down to it? I have and not just a few recipes, but loads of them which tend to disappear among the many pages of my recipe book or are used as book…

     
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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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  • Sukhi Bhaji/Farali Bateta Nu Shaak

    September 12, 2012mayurisjikoni

    updated on 02/01/2019 What is Sukhi Bhaji? Sukhi Bhaji or Farali Bateta nu Shaak is a simple vegetable side dish made from potatoes, spices, nuts and sometimes raisins are added. Bhaji is a Marathi word and Shaak a Gujarati word for any vegetable side dish prepared to serve with rotis, parathas or rice. Sukhi means…

     
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  • vaghareli chaas

    September 7, 2012mayurisjikoni

    updated on 31/12/2018 Chaas or lassi is a daily healthy yogurt drink. Besides getting your daily dose of calcium and protein, chaas is very cooling drink and settles your tummy after an extra hot, I mean chilli meal. We have chaas everyday and I don’t consider my meal complete without it. Don’t laugh, but these…

     
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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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  • avocado cheese salad

    August 28, 2012mayurisjikoni

    I love adding cheese cubes , crumbled cheese , grated cheese to my salad. The day hubby sees cheese in the salad, he comments ” someone’s favourite is on the menu again!” Not that he wouldn’t eat the cheese, am sure he too loves it. Cheese makes the salad more fun…. can you imagine the…

     
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  • Valor shaak

    July 26, 2012mayurisjikoni

    There are so many varieties of beans in the world. Each has an importance in different cuisines all over the world. While most of us are familiar with the more popular beans like French beans, lima beans, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, there are so many more varieties. One such bean is the hyacinth bean or…

     
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  • Carrot Soup

    June 5, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #14 Carrot Soup is what I had the opportunity recently to update as the weather is getting cold in Bangalore. Evenings call for  something comforting and nutritious. Contributing this recipe for the Group called Foodies_Redoing Old Posts which is Renu’s baby. This group encourages food bloggers to visit their old…

     
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  • Stir Fried Cauliflower and Potato/ Phool Kobi ane Bateta nu Shaak

    May 1, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Cauliflower? Did you know that the name cauliflower originates from the Italian name cavolfiore which means cabbage flower? Belonging to the species Brassica Oleracea, only the head or what is sometimes referred to as the curd (as it looks similar to curd cheese) is eaten. By the way, did you know that cauliflower…

     
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  • beetroot orange salad

    January 2, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: MY FIRST RECIPE ON THE BLOG With much excitement and a little nervousness here’s my first recipe. Most people make new year resolutions and the most commonest one is to become healthy, get healthier or lose some weight. Whatever the resolution might be, I thought starting on a healthy note is befitting. This salad…

     
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