About Alka Keswani

A big hello to you! I am Alka Keswani, a food blogger and a free lancer, foodie, married to a geek and blessed with an adorable child. More about me, in the posts I share on this blog of mine !
Website: http://sindhirasoi.com
alka has written 237 articles so far, you can find them below.
suandro, swandhro , dried tender drumsticks with lotus stem

Suandhro Ain Beeh |Dried tender drumsticks with lotus stem

It seems like ages since I last shared a recipe here ! Life appears to be like a calender being flipped crazily, changing moments into days, days into weeks and weeks into months! And when life seems like a mad rush of events, I tend to switch off my mind towards what’s happening around and […]
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Sevaiyan or sweet vermicelli

Seyun Patata|Sweet vermicelli with Potatoes

I can visualize many health conscious people, cringing at the food in the plate in above picture…but well yeah, Seyun i.e vermicelli cooked in desi ghee and sugar syrup, served with fried potatoes is relished by Sindhis for Breakfast.The sweet and savory flavors are a delight to eat, and though nothing much to say about […]
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Khichdi

Patri Khichreen|Sindhi Style Khichdi

Sindhi Style Khichdi, called Patri (Liquid like) Khichdi   is generally made  during summers and enjoyed with a variety of Subzis, ranging from Turnips to Spinach, Smooth gourds to potatoes. The rice and lentils are cooked together along with some black pepper corns, till creamy and usually served with a dash of desi ghee, some homemade […]
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Mango preserve

Ambh Jo Murbo| Mango Preserve

So how many of you are enjoying a delicious mango season around you?. Any mango pickles, preserves, cakes, tarts, jam etc are being savored at your home? As for us, here in Mumbai, it surely is a season to devour bounty of Baadam and Hapus (Alphonso) variety of mangoes, and loads of tangy tender unripe […]
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Mango pickle in mustard oil

Ambriyun ji Khatairn

I can go on and on about the number of ways raw mangoes (tender mangoes) could be pickled. Starting from North of India and moving towards South, you will probably come across zillion ways to make pickles with mangoes. And no I am not exaggerating ! From the exclusive, patience – testing- sun-cooked pickles that […]
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spicy mango jam

Tikho Mitho Murbo|Spiced Up Mango Jam

So I promised you all that the month of April will be dedicated to pickles and conserves/preserves. So here I am , with yet another simple Mango Jam recipe. Generally a fruit jam is supposed to be sweet with the hint of tartness depending upon the fruit used. I have already shared a simple Mango […]
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Onion Pickle

Basar Ji khatairn| Onion Pickle| No Oil Pickle

Basar Ji Khatairn (Basar = Onion, Khatairn = pickle, in Sindhi) or ‘Paariyan waari Khatairn‘ ( water based pickle )  is my most favorite pickle for various reasons. Firstly Onions are my favorite. I love the crunch of onions when added to salads, sandwiches, chaats, paavbhaji etc. Secondly, many people are afraid of making pickles […]
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lemon pickle

Leeman Ji Khatairn| Lemon pickle|Zero oil Lemon Pickle

The month of April is here..so whats special about it, you might ask ? Well, it isn’t about the harsh weather (weather discussion could be so boring, especially if you are talking about notorious summer ), nothing to do with April fools and sick April fool jokes, it neither have anything to do with the […]
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Tairi, tahiri, sindhi sweet rice, chetichand

Tairi|Sindhi Sweet Rice For Chetichand

ChetiChand, the New year of Sindhis is just round the corner and like every year, there are plenty of requests for Tairi Recipe (Tahiri/Tayri/Sindhi style Sweet rice). Tairi or Tahiri/ Tayri is a traditional  aromatic sweet rice preparation, cooked on special occasions like Marriages, Mundan, Pooja ceremonies and also during festivals like Chaliha, Chetichand etc. […]
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