Daily Archive: April 13, 2013

Apr 13

Navratri Farali Dishes on Jinie’s Kitchen

Sweet Potato Pattis recipe on jinie's Kitchen

Navratri has already begun and Jinie’s Kitchen has already posted more than 10 farali recipes for people to have variety of dishes even while fasting. This year, Navratri started yesterday on 11th April 2013 and will last till 19th April. Navratri fasts lasts for 9 long days, in which people worship various Goddess like Maa …

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Apr 13

The health benefits of ginger

Ginger Root

One of the mandatory ingredients to any Indian kitchen, is ginger. Ginger has found its way in most cuisines around the world, but is predominantly a part of Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and many South Asian cuisines. It is an important spice when it comes to Indian cuisine, and very few preparations are made without the use …

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Apr 13

Weekly Update

Saumya's Kitchen

This week has been interesting. I reached about 1500 hits and am very proud of how this blog is shaping up. I concluded my Health Food series last week, and this week I explored new ground this week. The topics on my blog this week were an analysis on why organic foods are important where …

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Apr 13

Phirni and Kheer Recipe

Most of us who know Indian cuisine have heard about Kheer. This is an Indian dessert pudding  that is made using milk and rice. It is a very popular dessert and is available in most Indian restaurants. It is an important part of a lot of Indian festivals and occasions. It is also an important part …

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Apr 13

All about melons

Beautifully carved watermelon

Now that summer is almost here, it is season for the summer fruits. I love the fruits that come in the summer-they are just so refreshing and cool. Its also wonderful to make fresh juices, slushes and smoothies with these wonderful fruits. My favorites among the summer fruits are melons-be it watermelon, muskmelon or honeydew …

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