• 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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  • Wheat Orange and Oat cookies

    December 7, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Wheat Orange and Oat Cookies Fragrant and tasty Wheat Orange and Oat Cookies are scrumptious homemade oatmeal cookies full of nuts and chocolate chips. What is are Cookies? Cookies or biscuits are baked flat food made from a combination of flour, sugar and fat. To the basic dough nuts, dried fruits, fresh fruits, fruit purees,…

     
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  • Santra Basundi

    November 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

     RECIPE: SANTRA BASUNDI/ TANGERINE KHEER What is Santra Basundi/ Tangerine Kheer? Basundi is a sweet thickened milk which is generally flavored with cardamom, nutmeg and sometimes saffron. Chopped nuts usually like almonds, cashew nuts, pistachios and charoli are added. In fact, this sweetened milk is quite popular in the western states of India. Traditionally, full…

     
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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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  • 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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  • brown bread trifle

    August 1, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #9 What is the advantage of this theme? 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_ Redoing Old Posts where every two weeks we can redo our old…

     
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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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  • Thandai Recipe

    June 25, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #46 RECIPE: THANDAI  What is Thandai? In general, Thandai is a refreshing traditional milk based Indian Drink that is quite popular during the Holi Festival. Made from spices, nuts, seeds and rose petals its not only a cooler but also a nutritious drink. With the beginning of the hot days…

     
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  • Shrikhand – Gujarati Style

    January 9, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Shrikhand – Gujarati Style? Shrikhand – Gujarati Style, is a yogurt based sweet or dessert that is very popular especially in the Gujarati Cuisine. Whenever you’re served a Gujarati meal, the sweet dish is served with the main meal. Shrikhand is best served with puri (wheat based fried flatbread). Excess water or whey…

     
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  • Sabudana Kheer/ Tapioca Pearl Pudding

    January 5, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is Sabudana Kheer? Sabudana Kheer is a creamy, delicious, gluten free and rich pudding enjoyed during fasting days or whenever you feel its kheer time. Sabudana is the Hindi name for tapioca pearls. The starch extracted from the tapioca or cassava root. The starch is then processed to make them into round balls.  Sago on…

     
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