• Boondi Laddoo

    July 30, 2018mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #154 FILMI FOODIES RECIPE: BOONDI LADDOO Boondi Laddoo is a popular Indian Sweet that is usually made, gifted and enjoy during any festival or to celebrate any happy occasions. Made from chickpea flour (besan), the batter is fried using a special perforated sieve or jara as it is called in India. The…

     
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  • Masala Farsi Puri

    October 16, 2017mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #114 DIWALI What is FoodieMonday/Bloghop Group all about? Its a group of like minded food bloggers who challenge each to come up with some innovative or traditional dishes based on the theme decided. As Diwali is just round the corner, we decided on the Diwali theme. As you’ll know no festival world…

     
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  • Puran Poli/ Ghari Rotli

    June 10, 2017mayurisjikoni

    What is Puran Poli/ Ghari Rotli? Puran Poli/ Ghari Rotli is an Indian Flatbread filled with sweetened cooked lentils and spices. It is usually prepared during festivals and special occasions. Lentils are cooked till soft and then spices and sugar or jaggery are added. This mixture is filled into a wheat or plain flour dough,…

     
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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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  • Gur Na Ladwa /Churma Laddoo

    November 29, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Gur Na Ladwa /Churma Laddoo Gur Na Ladwa /Churma Laddoo  is a common sweet made during Diwali by most Patel homes. Made from wheat flour, ghee, milk with spices and nuts added to the mixture. These delectable, melt in the mouth laddoos are made either with jaggery or sugar.   Diwali is incomplete without…

     
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  • Doodh Pak

    November 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Doodh Pak is a delicious, creamy milk based Gujarati sweet with a little rice added to it. It is usually served with puri, sabji, kadhi, gota and rice as a part of the main meal. What is Doodh Pak? Doodh in the Hindi or Gujarati language means milk and pak in Gujarati refers to a…

     
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  • Marble Barfi

    August 27, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #10 What is the advantage of this theme? For the 10th week on Foodies_Redoing Old Posts, marble barfi got a new look.Old posts just get lost in the wide wide wide web unless they are very popular. Renu who blog’s at Cook with Renu has started a Facebook Group called Foodies_…

     
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  • Googra/ Gujiya

    November 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Updated : 03/11/2020 Must have Gujarati Goodies during Diwali – Googra/ Gujiya For most Gujarati homes,Diwali is incomplete without Googra/ Gujiya. Other must have are: Magas(chickpea flour fudge) Gur na Ladwa Doodh Pak Chevdo (savory mixture potato crisps, fried chana dal, moong and poha). When my mother in law was here in Mombasa, we would…

     
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  • Beetroot Halwa

    August 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #11 RECIPE: BEETROOT HALWA Beetroot Halwa is a colourful, tasty and easy to make halwa using fresh beetroot, milk, cream, spices and nuts. It can be served hot or cold. We prefer to have it hot. Go on if you still haven’t planned anything for Janmashtami, make this halwa as…

     
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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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