Author Archives: nituchugani

NITU DIDI EASY PRAWN CURRY

Who doesnt love to make a curry in a hurry? Prawn curry is a real favourite in my family and apart from peeling and cleaning the prawns this curry takes next to no time to make. It is my version … Continue reading

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OKRA AND POTATOES SINDHI STYLE WITH KHICHRI

Okras are a great source of vitamins and fibre and such a versatile vegetable. We Sindhis tend to make this in many different ways. Deep fried , or smothered in green chutney, filled with spices and then sauteed etc etc. … Continue reading

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HEALTHY VEGETARIAN MOUSAKKA

Today i bring you a healthy recipe sent to me by Ravneet Arora. This vegetarian mousakka is delicous and easy to make. Boiled brown lentils replace the minced meat in a regular mousakka. You can even use cooked soya mince … Continue reading

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BASIC RED INDIAN SAUCE

Having a basic sauce in the fridge/freezer is a real boon for days when you have no time to cook. I have been asked many a time for an easy , healthy , and yet delicious basic sauce for our … Continue reading

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KAJU PISTA BURFI (INDIAN NUTTY FUDGE)

With Diwali the festival of lights coming up the making or buying of sweets is a tradition in India and amongst the Indians worldwide. With inflation escalating the costs of base products, good quality sweets are rare and very expensive. … Continue reading

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HERBAL CONCOCTION FOR NEWBORNS “CHAAT-A”/SUTTI

Another wonderful home made herbal concoction by Pooja Mansukhani of Dubai. I thank her from the bottom of my heart for bringing us these valuable recipes which have been lost in time.  She painstakingly has taken time to research and … Continue reading

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CHERRY CRUMBLE

A “crumble” is a lovely english dessert which i was introduced to recently. My lovely english friends never believed I had never tasted or made one before! Well… (blushing) even tho i had heard about a crumble i had never … Continue reading

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GLUTEN FREE VEGETABLE CUTLETS

This gluten free vegetable cutlet is not only healthy but great for celiacs. I personally am very choosy when making my cutlets. I like them to taste of vegetables and not of bread and potatoes. The crunch in this cutlet … Continue reading

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“PHAKKI” MAGICAL POST NATAL DELIVERY POWDER

Todays recipe is one brought to us by Pooja Mansukhani of Dubai. She has done a lot of research on “phakki” which is a home made herbal concoction for lactant mothers. This wonder concoction is excellent for overall well being. … Continue reading

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HIYASHI CHUKA (JAPANESE NOODLE SALAD)

The japanese are known for their healthy way of cooking food. They have balanced meals using fresh ingredients. This recipe is courtesy Visha Vasnani of Tenerife who has been brought up in Japan. She is right now having health issues … Continue reading

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