• Moong Idli

    October 5, 2020mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #267 LUSCIOUS LENTILS RECIPE: MOONG IDLI What is Moong Idli? Traditional Idli is made from a fermented batter of rice and urad dal (black gram). As a matter of fact, Idli is enjoyed as breakfast or as a healthy snack along with sambar and chutney. Moong Idli is prepared in the same…

     
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  • Kala Chana Pulao/Brown Chickpea Pulao

    March 30, 2020mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #240 COOKING WITH RICE Rice Storage in Olden Days Long ago, the time of my great grandparents and grandparents, rice was stored in huge earthen pots (that could easily fit a man in it) for the whole year. Back then rice was a seasonal crop and there were no facilities to vacuum…

     
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  • Sprouted Moth and Spinach Pudla

    March 28, 2020mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SHHH COOKING SECRETLY THEME: PANCAKES What are Pancakes? Pancakes are flat, often thin or slightly thick cakes made in a frying pan or griddle using a a batter. Can be either sweet or savory. Traditionally, the batter is made with flour, egg, butter and milk. However, these days there are so many variations of…

     
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  • Punjabi Kadhi Pakora

    March 23, 2015mayurisjikoni

    What is Punjabi? Punjab is a northwest state in India. Its considered as the bread basket of India. With five rivers passing through this state its one of the most fertile state in India. Punjabi refers to the people of Punjab, the language spoken there and also their cuisine is popularly known as Punjabi cuisine…

     
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  • 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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  • Spinach and Baby Corn Soup

    June 5, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Have you ever jotted down recipes from a book, magazine, internet, etc thinking that you will make it like yesterday and never got down to it? I have and not just a few recipes, but loads of them which tend to disappear among the many pages of my recipe book or are used as book…

     
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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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  • Watermelon, Feta and Spinach Salad

    March 13, 2012mayurisjikoni

    What is a Salad? Salad is simply a mixture of raw or cooked vegetables and fruits served with or without a dressing. It may also contain other ingredients like meat, chicken, fish, grains, lentils, legumes etc to make it into a wholesome and healthy meal. Salads can be served as a starter or as a…

     
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  • 9. spinach masoor dal

    January 12, 2012mayurisjikoni

    wholesome dal     Whole masoor, flat lentils or puy lentils as they are called are packed with proteins, dietary fibres and Vitamin B1. The colours of these legumes or lentils range from yellow to orange red  to green, brown and black. They are used in making curries, soups and even salads. Today I will…

     
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