• Nuts and Jaggery Brittle

    January 13, 2020mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #229 SANKRANTI SPECIALS Happy Makar Sankranti to all my friends, followers and family What is Makar Sankranti? Makar Sankranti, Uttarayan, Lohri, Maghi, Bihu, Thai Pongal, Suggi Habba, Makara Sankramana all fall more or less on the same day. These are all harvest festivals celebrated according to each one’s tradition and culture. Makar…

     
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  • Kadha/ Herbal Spicy Tea

    December 23, 2019mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #226 GRANDMA’S REMEDIES What is Kadha? Kadha is a mixture of herbs and spices boiled in water for about 7-10 minutes. Lemon juice and honey/jaggery are added, mixed and this herb and spice mixture or tea is a remedy for colds, flus and coughs both dry and chesty. Its usually drunk when…

     
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  • Pearl Millet and Almond Cookies (Bajra Cookies)

    October 12, 2017mayurisjikoni

    Include Millet In Your Diet Theme: Cookies For Your Sweet Tooth BM#81 Week 2 Day 3 What is Pearl Millet? Even as a kid, I used to love pearl millet flour. Most kids don’t like it, but I used to love the bajri na debra, raab, rotla that my mum would make using this healthy or should I say…

     
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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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  • Rajgira Halwa/Shiro

    July 9, 2014mayurisjikoni

    What is Devshayani Ekadashi? Once in a while Ekadashi dates confuse all the Hindus. One such Ekadashi is the Devshayani Ekadashi which was on 8th and 9th July this year. Some observed the fasting on 8th and some on the 9th. Shayani literally means sleeping. Its believed that on this Maha Ekadashi ( great eleventh),…

     
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  • vanilla chia pannacotta

    November 28, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #15 Recently held birthday party with friends gave me the opportunity to make this silky, smooth and creamy Vanilla Chia Panna Cotta. As a result, got the opportunity to take better photos which so badly needed to be updated. The Group Foodies_Redoing Old Posts allows me to focus on my…

     
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  • Doodh Pak

    November 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    What is Doodh Pak? Doodh in the Hindi or Gujarati language means milk and pak in Gujarati means…… Doodh Pak is commonly made from milk, a bit of rice, sugar and nuts. These days rose petals and fresh fruits are added to make it more rich. Doodh Pak is different from Basundi. Rice is not…

     
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  • samo/moriyo kheer

    August 29, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT:  FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #8 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 posts and…

     
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  • Buttered Masala Sweet Corn

    June 8, 2013mayurisjikoni

    What is Buttered Masala Sweet Corn? Buttered Masala Sweet Corn is one of the easiest snacks to prepare. Its simply sweet corn that is boiled or steamed mixed with butter and spices. Can you use canned sweet corn to make this snack? Yes you can, just warm it up in a microwave oven or in…

     
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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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