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"Use the water of boiled vegetables for gravy,doing so you get more flavour and you don't lose the nutrients which otherwise drain off with water.."

*Leftover magic...........

Amiri Khaman

There is leftover Khaman dhokla in your kitchen and you are wondering what to do with it,dont worry!!!! Just do what I usually do when I am in a similar situation.......turn those tasty khaman dhoklas into much tastier 'AMIRI KHAMAN'.

Whattttt...... you don't know this recipe,you have never tasted it ? Then make it fast.Once you make this dish I am sure you will love it and never forget it. Its a Gujarati delicacy.The actual process of making Amiri khaman is different. You have to soak the dals,its a bit tidious process. What I am going to show is an easier way of making it.

The taste is a little better when you follow the long process.But in this method you will save your time and you can make the best use of leftovers. So are you ready....?

  • Leftover khaman Dhoklas - 6-8 no.s
  • Juice of half lemon
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2 (cut lengthwise)
  • Curry leaves - 3-4
  • Ginger(grated or paste) - 2 tsp
  • Garlic (grated or finely chopped) - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds -1 tsp
  • Sesame seeds - 1 tsp
  • Sugar to taste
  • Salt to taste

For garnishing:

  • Cilantro,finely chopped - 1/2 tbsp
  • Nylon sev - 1 tbsp
  • Grated coconut (fresh) - 1 tbsp

*You can also add Pomegranate


  • First crumble the dhoklas by hand and keep them aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, sesame seeds, curry leaves ,green chillies, ginger and garlic.

  • Then add the dhokla crumbles,sugar and salt.Mix well.

  • Cook for about 5 mins covered.Once again mix well and put off the flame.

  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, sev and grated coconut and serve.

Serves - 2

*I am Back......

I am Back !!!!!!!

Hi friends,I am so happy to be back to the blogging world.I really really missed you all and your wonderful blogs. I am so sorry that my so called short break was not really short......it got extended for one or the other reason,it was a longggggggggggg break!!!! But now I am all set in this new place and once again continuing the blogging with double enthusiasm and excitement.

I want to thank you all for visiting my blog and leaving your wonderful comments,asking me to come back soon.I also wanna thank my blogger friends who passed me many wonderful awards. I promise to post many more wonderful recipes in my blog and hope the same support from you all like before.

I want to share with you all an interesting mail my friend sent me,it feels so true and amazing.....I never thought about this,have you? Hope you all like it and let me know what do you think of this post.

God left us a great clue as to what foods help what part of our body!
God's Pharmacy! Amazing!!!
  • A sliced Carrot looks like the human eye. The pupil, iris and radiating lines look just like the human eye... and YES, science now shows carrots greatly enhance blood flow to and function of the eyes.

  • A Tomato has four chambers and is red. The heart has four chambers and is red. All of the research shows tomatoes are loaded with lycopine and are indeed pure heart and blood food.

  • Grapes hang in a cluster that has the shape of the heart. Each grape looks like a blood cell and all of the research today shows grapes are also profound heart and blood vitalizing food.

  • A Walnut looks like a little brain, a left and right hemisphere, upper cerebrums and lower cerebellums. Even the wrinkles or folds on the nut are just like the neo-cortex. We now know walnuts help develop more than three (3) dozen neuron-transmitters for brain function.

  • Kidney Beans actually heal and help maintain kidney function and yes, they look exactly like the human kidneys.Celery,

  • Bok Choy, Rhubarb and many more look just like bones. These foods specifically target bone strength. Bones are 23% sodium and these foods are 23% sodium. If you don't have enough sodium in your diet, the body pulls it from the bones, thus making them weak. These foods replenish the skeletal needs of the body.

  • Avocadoes, Eggplant and Pears target the health and function of the womb and cervix of the female - they look just like these organs. Today's research shows that when a woman eats one avocado a week, it balances hormones, sheds unwanted birth weight, and prevents cervical cancers. And how profound is this? It takes exactly nine (9) months to grow an avocado from blossom to ripened fruit. There are over 14,000 photolytic chemical constituents of nutrition in each one of these foods (modern science has only studied and named about 141 of them).
  • Sweet Potatoes look like the pancreas and actually balance the glycemic index of diabetics.

  • Olives assist the health and function of the ovaries.

  • Oranges, Grapefruits, and other Citrus fruits look just like the mammary glands of the female and actually assist the health of the breasts and the movement of lymph in and out of the breast.

  • Onions look like the body's cells. Today's research shows onions help clear waste materials from all of the body cells. They even produce tears which wash the epithelial layers of the eyes. A working companion, Garlic, also helps eliminate waste materials and dangerous free radicals from the body..