• Ugali

    June 2, 2021mayurisjikoni

    What is Ugali? Ugali is like a porridge but much more dense made from white maize meal or maize flour. It is the staple diet of the indigenous people of East Africa. Also known as Nsima it is generally enjoyed with a vegetable and/or meat stew. People at the coast and around Lake Victoria enjoy…

     
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  • Mujaddara

    January 24, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: ONE POT WONDERS RECIPE: MUJADDARA – LENTIL & RICE PILAF What is Mujaddara? Mujaddara is an inexpensive, gluten free, vegan, healthy, flavorful and filling main dish. The main flavour of this rice dish comes from the caramelized onions. It is usually served with a salad and some yogurt, hummus or tahini…

     
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  • Vangi Bath/Eggplant Rice

    December 21, 2020mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #277 ONE POT WONDER RECIPE: VANGI BATH/EGGPLANT RICE   What is Vangi Bath/Eggplant Rice? Vangi Bath/Eggplant Rice is a tasty, filling and easy to make rice dish which is very popular in both the cuisines of Karnataka and Maharashtra. The difference comes from the spice mixture added to the rice dish. Vangi…

     
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  • Gujarati Thali & Methi Na Gota

    September 14, 2020mayurisjikoni

    .EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #264 TIME FOR THALI RECIPE: GUJARATI THALI & METHI NA GOTA What is a Thali? Thali in Hindi means plate. It is a round platter on which food is served, commonly in the South Asian and South East Asian Countries. In India thali refers to a variety of food served on one…

     
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  • Ragi Dosa

    July 27, 2020mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #256 DOSA DEN RECIPE : RAGI DOSA/ FINGER MILLET DOSA What is Ragi Dosa? First of all, let me explain what a dosa is. Dosa is a flatbread or pancake more like a crepe that is the staple breakfast in the South Indian Cuisine. In fact, Ragi Dosa is dosa made using…

     
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  • Maharage Ya Nazi/ Kidney Beans in Coconut Milk

    December 9, 2019mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #224 DUE SOUTH WHAT IS MAHARAGE YA NAZI/ KIDNEY BEANS IN COCONUT SAUCE Maharage ya nazi/ kidney beans in coconut milk is a popular Swahili dish which is made from kidney beans,  simple spices, tomatoes and coconut milk.  In the Kiswahili language maharage/maharagwe is kidney beans and nazi is coconut. Its may…

     
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  • Pasta With Mushroom Sauce

    February 10, 2014mayurisjikoni

    Updated: 14/12/2018 – Pasta with Mushroom Sauce Memories…. I have lived in Mombasa for the past 30 years and my hubby since childhood. When my kids were young and didn’t have afternoon school, we would spend every afternoon on the beach. Back then we lived pretty near to the beach, third row but the public…

     
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  • Drumstick Curry/ Saragva Nu Shaak

    April 24, 2013mayurisjikoni

    What is Drumstick? Drumstick is a long slender and triangular pod that grows from the branches of a tree whose biological name is Moringa Oleifera. Also known as just moringa tree, drumstick tree, horseradish tree (the roots taste like horseradish) or benzolive tree (named so because of the oil from the seeds), these trees are…

     
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  • Baby Corn Manchurian

    March 26, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Baby Corn Manchurian Baby Corn Manchurian is crispy fried baby corn in a sweet, spicy and  sour. Insanely delicious, it is usually served as a starter or as part of a main dish with either rice or noodles. What is Manchurian? Manchurian is not a part of the authentic Chinese Cuisine. In fact it…

     
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  • Pasta with Spinach Sauce

    June 10, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #30 Updated on 24/07/2020 I have so many old posts that need a new look. How many times I must have prepared this easy pasta with spinach sauce but did not remember to take better clicks. Eventually,  when I made it day before yesterday, remembered to take better photos. The…

     
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