• Hara Bhara Kebabs/Tikki

    January 16, 2015mayurisjikoni

    Updated: 16/06/2020 Hara Bhara Kebabs are one of my favorite snacks to enjoy on movie nights or wine nights at home. What are Hara Bhara Kebabs? Hara means green, bhara means full. Therefore hara bhara kebabs literally mean kebabs that are full of green vegetables which mainly are peas and spinach. Fresh Coriander and Mint…

     
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  • Baked Veggie Empanadas

    June 14, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Baked Veggie Empanadas Baked Veggie Empanadas, made using a wholewheat pastry with a filling of fresh red beans, potato and corn. Serve as a snack or as a meal with a salad and homemade Tomato Salsa. What are Empanadas? Empanada is one and several are empanadas. They are stuffed pastry or bread which are either…

     
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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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  • Potato Salad With Dill

    September 13, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Potato Salad With Dill Mention Potato Salad to my hubby and only one type comes to his mind, the creamy potato salad with dill. Whenever I buy baby potatoes to try out a new dish, he will insist that I make his potato salad. The first time I made it for a dinner party,…

     
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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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  • Baked Potato /Jacket Potato

    August 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #6 Potatoes are everyone’s favourite. Baked, boiled, fried or steamed they can be an excellent accompaniment to a dish or as a main dish. Used in stews, curries, soups, salads, breads etc, the humble potato is  truly a versatile vegetable. Today I am going to share my favourite recipe, baked…

     
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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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  • 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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