• Urad Dal /Split Black Gram Curry

    August 8, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Urad Dal? Urad is known by several names – black gram, urad bean, vigna mungo, mungo bean or black matpe bean. Grown widely in the Indian Sub Continent it is used not only for curries but for so many other dishes. Urad dal, whole or split is a vital ingredient in preparing fermented batter…

     
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  • Valor Nu Shaak

    July 26, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Valor Nu Shaak An easy to make, delicious with simple spices, Valor Nu Shaak is a Gujarati style vegetable side dish. Its generally served with rotli (wheat flatbread), a lentil curry and rice as a part of the daily meal. What is Valor? There are so many varieties of beans in the world. Each has…

     
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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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  • Roasted Potato and Avocado Salad

    June 21, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #27 Updated on 12/06/2020 For this event, Foodies_Redoing Old Posts my 27th re done recipe is my kind of salad – Roasted Potato and Avocado Salad. What is the group Foodies _Redoing Old Posts all about? Before we get into how to make this filling and tasty salad, let me…

     
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  • Carrot Ginger Soup

    June 5, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #14 RECIPE: CARROT GINGER SOUP Carrot Ginger Soup is an easy to make, delicious, warm, comforting, creamy soup to sip on to ward off the cold. Fresh ginger helps to boost your immunity against flu and also adds warmth to your body. Add turmeric powder if you wish to increase…

     
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  • Moong Dal Khichdi

    May 2, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Moong Dal Khichdi Moong dal is split moong beans. Generally there are two kinds of moong dal available in the market. One is with the skin and the other one without the skin. Both can be used interchangeably. Both types of dals are used to make khichdi. Moong is a vital source of protein for…

     
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  • Phool Kobi ane Bateta Nu Shaak

    May 1, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Phool Kobi ane Bateta Nu Shaak Phool Kobi ane Bateta Nu Shaak is simply stir fried cauliflower and potato side dish, Gujarati style. Actually, it is so easy to make, it gets ready within 10 minutes. This shaak or sabji is usually served with roti and a dal. We love to have it with either…

     
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  • Tomato Carrot Soup

    January 11, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #40 RECIPE: TOMATO CARROT SOUP Tomato Carrot Soup Tomato Carrot Soup is an easy to make, delicious, creamy soup. Doesn’t require many ingredients and the best part is that you can either roast the ingredients or simply stir fry and cook them in a pot. If I’m not time constrained…

     
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  • Spicy Cucumber Carrot Salad

    January 11, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Spicy Cucumber Carrot Salad Spicy Cucumber  Carrot Salad is a healthy, slightly spicy and refreshing salad to enjoy as a starter, a light meal or as a side dish. The Tamarind Dressing is adds different flavors to the salad. Summer and Salad As you probably already know, I live in a place, that does not…

     
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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, Beetroot Orange Salad. Most people make new year resolutions and the commonest one is to become healthy, get healthier or lose some weight. Whatever the resolution might be, I thought that starting on a healthy note is…

     
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