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Majoon|Sindhi Winter Sweet

Majoon Mithai is a dryfruit and mawa (Khoya) based Sindhi Mithai. The recipe varies from family to family. While some use water and sugar syrup, others prefer to cook a mixture of milk and sugar and  then add other ingredients like poppy seeds, dried coconut and Mawa  to make this decadent dessert. This particular recipe […]
anjeer khajur barfi

Anjeer Ain Kharkun Ji Mithai

Shubham Karoti Kalyanam Arogyam Dhana Sampadah Shatru Buddhi Vinashaya Dipa Jyotir Namostute  “I fold my hands before the light that brings prosperity, auspiciousness, good health, abundance of wealth and destruction of the enemy’s intellect”. (Source:Here) May the festival of lights, fill your life with joy and contentment ! Wishing you all a very happy and […]

Tomato Toaster~Salsa Stuffed Toasted Sandwich

Long long ago when life was all about school, homework, friends, doll marriages, ludo, carom, skipping ropes, sibling fights and having crush on Bollywood stars, food was not a hyped fad and terms like Gourmet, Haute cuisine, Molecular gastronomy, were unheard of. Eating out was a luxury strictly indulged in, during Diwali and the family […]

Kirng Upma|Thick savory porridge using Samo seeds rice

Kirng or Samo seeds rice is often used in India to cook ‘fasting foods. Also known as Bhagar or Moraia , Samo seeds are  a kind of wild rice (seeds), hence named as ‘Jungle  rice’. Botanically known as Echinochloa colona, it is actually a weed growing in rice fields. Samo is widely used in India, […]
Rava kesari or semolina pudding

Semolina Pudding Using STAR Ghee|Product Review

Ghee, the clarified butter, a controversial ingredient in Indian kitchens, is often criticized by  weight watchers and  figure conscious people due to the calories it impart. But it’s hard to ignore the medicinal and healing qualities of pure ghee. The debate could go on, discussing the pros and cons of using Ghee, but then, I […]
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 […]
fresh garbanzo beans

Ubhaaryal Phota|Boiled Fresh Garbanzo Beans

A plateful of ‘Ubhaaryal Phota’ or the boiled, whole (in pods) fresh garbanzo beans stirs memories in many a hearts, particularly if you belong to the ‘pre gizmo-freak generation’. The generation who never got bored despite of the absence of social media networks, 3GS, WiFi, smart phones, X-box, infinite TV channels and coffee shops to […]
honey and sesame seeds balls, til kay laddu

Maakhiyah Waara Borinda|Honey And Sesame Seeds Balls

Each year on 13th January, Sindhis celebrate Laal Loi, or Lohri, as known in Punjabi, also famous as a ‘Festival of Bonfire’ !  Laal Loi is celebrated to express the feeling of gratitude to the natural and supernatural forces for the bounty of Rabi (Winter) crops.So it is a harvest festival of Hindus and is […]
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 […]
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 […]

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 […]
Lahori gajhar, sweet potato

Lahori Gajhar|Sweet Potato in Sugar syrup

Sweet potatoes are the sweeter tuberous roots that are long and tapered, and have a rustic look , feel and taste. There are many varieties of these roots available around the world, ranging from pale yellow skinned to orange or  from red to purplish hued skin. A rich source of Vit A and Beta-carotene, it […]
baked snacks dal tikki

Dal Tikki|Baked patty from leftover Dal

Lentils…there are possibly million ways to cook and relish lentils and India is a blessed country, with the sheer variety of lentils grown here, the number of way these get incorporated into our daily diet and the exhaustive combinations of meals that we can make, using split dried lentils or Dal….be it Chana dal, or […]
Chickpea garbanzobean curry

Chola Dhabhal|Garbanzo beans Curry with bread|Sindhi Breakfast

Many Sindhis  begin their Sundays with a visit to  roadside food cart for a hot , king sized, breakfast, fit to celebrate the holiday mood. The  breakfast served on a lazy Sunday morning, at almost every nook and corner of Sindhi localities, happens to be either Dal pakwan, Dal moong, or else Chola Dhabhal (Chola […] Related Posts with Thumbnails