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10/18/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
Bheenda ni kadhi For 4 People Ingredients: Medium size bowl diced Bhinda 1-2 tsp Salt 1 tsp Ajmo 1 tsp Coriander Powder—Dhaanaa 1 tsp Curmin —-Jeeroo 1 tsp Turmeric powder —Hadadar 1-2 tbsp Cooking oil 1-2tsp minced Garic 1 tsp minced green Chili 1tsp chopped green cilantro 1 cup Buttermilk 2tbsp Gram/Chickpea flour —Chanaa no...
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08/29/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
Dabeli Recipe For 4 People For stuffing: 2 large Potatoes boiled 1-2 tbsp Dabeli Masala from the Indian store 1 tsp Tamarind Paste 1-2 tsp Dhaanaa Jeeru 1-2 tsp Salt (according to taste 1-2 tbspRoasted and crushed Peanuts 1 tsp Garlic Mix all of the above to form a patty like mixture For sides: 4...
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08/17/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
1. What are Sanskar Teaching Live Classes? In Sanskar Teaching’s live online Gujarati classes, each student is part of a class comprising 10-12 students plus a Sanskar-certified teacher. The class gathers via Google Hangouts (an online video platform) at the regular, specified class time. Here, the teacher can see, hear and interact with the students...
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06/22/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
Jeera Rice (Gluten Free) Need: 1. 1 cup Basmati Rice 2. 2tsp Cumin seeds 3. 2 bay leaves 4. 1 tbsp Ghee (Purified butter) 5. 2 1/4 cup of Water to cook the rice with. 6. 1.5 tsp of salt Method: 1. In a small pot add the ghee on medium heat 2. Once it...
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06/22/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
Khaman: (Yellow savory sponge cakes) by Gita Patel Gluten free (Can be made Vegan) 1. 1 cup Chanaa ni daal 2. 2 tbsp Greek Yogurt/ or for Vegan Option use 2tsp Lemon Juice 3. 2-3 green serrano peppers 4. 1tbsp minced ginger 5. 2tsp salt 6. 2tsp Eno/Baking Soda mix 7. 1tbsp Olive oil +...
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06/22/2018 Comments: % Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
Sanskar Gujarati News: Many of you who travel a lot or read about India know that in the recent years the names of many big cities have changed. I was reading an article in the Gujarati Newspaper Sandesh the other day about this. The British brought with them many wonderful things however failed to appreciate...
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06/22/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
Papadi no Lot by Priyanka Patel (Gluten Free and Vegan) This is a great snack most Gujarati folks love. If there is a picnic, beach party or Garba(folk dance) event you are bound to find this easy and tasty Gluten Free and Vegan snack Need/Ingredients: 1 Bowl Rice flour 2. 1 Bowls of Boiling water...
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06/21/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
  Matar Paneer: (Peas and Paneer curry) by Dipti Patel (Gluten Free and Vegan) This is one of the easiest and tastiest Matar Paneer recipes in my opinion. Many of my Waldorf friends have enjoyed this when my children were part of the Waldorf School of San Diego for years. This is traditionally not Vegan...
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05/29/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
Why Gujarati? Gujarati is the 26th most spoken language in the world. There are 65 million Gujarati speakers and growing. For some of us it is our mother tongue or Matru bhaasaa. This is the first language some of us heard when we came into this world. Gujarati is not the sweetest of languages as...
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05/14/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:
In this blog series we will be exploring different rituals and traditions of Gujarati culture and we shall begin with Gujarati Wedding. There are so many traditions associated with Gujarati weddings as normally it is a 3-4 day affair. Let’s begin with the pre-wedding rituals. Gujarati Wedding Rituals: Pithi/Haldi Gujarati weddings are at least 2-3...
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