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khumbi mushroom curry

Khumbyun Dhaag Mein |Mushroom Curry

My hubby’s grandmother often used to talk about some lost Sindhi recipes and the way vegetables and other ingredients lack the original flavors. She would rant about the ‘not so fragrant’ fenugreek leaves, insipid spinach and flavorless ghee and would compare it with the quality of ingredients that were available in the past. She would […]
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Mukand wadi|Home made Seitan

Mukand wadi/ Mukundvadi  was adapted by Sindhis from the cuisine of  Multan, a district in the Punjab province across the border, before the devastating partition of 1947 happened. Apart from Multani wadi, Sohan halwa and Dholi (Doli) rotis from Multan were popular amongst the people of Sindh. Post partition, many such traditional recipes started to […]
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Sindhi no onion no garlic curry

Vaishnu Bhaji|Curry without Onion and Garlic

Allow me to share some interesting food facts related to Sindhi people. I may be wrong in certain observations, so do correct me if you disagree. In general, Sindhis are divided into various types when it comes to food preferences. a) Those who eat non veg. food, be it goat meat, fish, eggs, chicken etc. […]
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drumstick flower curry

Swanjhro|Drumstick Flowers currry

Drumsticks are widely used in Sindhi cuisine, be it in the traditional Sindhi kadhi, or in Seyal bhaji, as Bhughal Singhyun or in tomato gravy. The dried tender drumsticks called Suandhro, finds its place in dry curry or even in Raita (condiment made with yoghurt). Our love for the Moringa oleifera, the drumstick tree, extends beyond its tender […]
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soybean curry

Soybean in Sindhi style gravy

Soybean, a kind of legume, is somewhat controversial, and there are many different theories regarding the pros and cons of consuming Soy and its products. Traditional Indian cuisine seldom made use of fermented Soy products and its only since past few years, that Soy products are used in form of   tempeh, tofu, soy milk, Soya […]
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stuffed lotus stem subzi

Masaley Waara Bhee Basar! Stuffed Lotus stem in Onion base

One of the best thing about having thoughtful friends, is that they know how to make you happy with sweet, kind gestures! So when our family friend Mrs. R. Khubnani, came to know about my love for the lotus stem, she was kind enough to get some for me, all the way from Ulhasnagar. Now, […]
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vegetable pualo recipe

Vegetable Pulao With Star Saver Tibar Basmati Rice|Product Review

Few days back, Sabina of Edelman India Private Limited, approached me to know, if I would be interested  in reviewing their client StarBazaar’s products. Star Bazaar is one of India’s leading hyper market chains and is a part of one of the most reliable group, The Tata ! And since I visit Starbazaar’s outlet frequently, I […]
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Sindhi Saibhaji With Spinach and Amaranth Leaves

Sindhi Saibhaji With Spinach and Amaranth Leaves Sindhi style spinach dish, known as saibhaji (sai=green) is one of the most popular dish amongst Sindhis and non-sindhis as well. Saibhaji generally consisits of Spinach, sorrel leaves, dill leaves, fenugreek leaves and some assorted vegetables along with handful of soaked Bengal gram. All of us are aware […]
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Dal Moth

Dal Moth|Moong Dal With Moth Beans

Dal Moth~ Many of you might confuse it with the snack Dal Moth (Farsan), but this isn’t it ! Generally Sindhis relish a hearty breakfast of Dal Moong and Koki, where Dal moong being yellow moong dal topped over whole green gram. Personally I find green grams bit bland and not much appealing to my […]
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veg pulav with badi or sundried lentil cakes

Varyun waara Chaanwaran| Sundried lentil cake Pulav

Vadi/Vari/ Badi, the sun dried lentil cake is very popular in Sindhi cuisine.There are many recipes to make the sun dried lentil cakes at home, but generally the store brought, spicy, Amritsar Vari is preferred. The Vari, bursting with flavors of black pepper and garam masala imparts a meaty flavor to whatever dish it is […]
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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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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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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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Kachori Tamtar

Dal Kachori Tamatey Mein|Fried Lentil Dumplings in Tomato curry

A quick question for Sindhis all around the world..How are the preparations to celebrate our New year, this weekend, are going on ? Planned a Beharana? Or any fun celebrations? Are the plans etched for the get together and food? Are the Sherbets ready? Do let me know how are you celebrating Chetichand this year.If […] Related Posts with Thumbnails
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