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Goji – गोजी (Dry fruit pocket)

Goji are also known by various names like Gujiyas or Karanji. They look like Spanish Empanadas and are crisp fried pastry with a dry fruit filling. They are not an overly sweet dish and you can always adjust the ingredients according to your health concern. In Nepal, these delicatessens are made during Tihar/diwali, but are popular [...]

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Phini – Ful Roti – Fried Layered Snack (फिनी)

What is Phul Roti (Fini/Phini) फिनी /फुल रोटि ? Fini is served at special or ceremonial functions as part of traditional rituals. They are very popular during dashain, tihar (Laxmi puja and Bhai Tika). Bhai Tika is the fifth day of tihar which is observed by brothers and sisters to honor each other. There are various types [...]

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Suji/Rava/Semolina Laddu (सुजीको लड्डू)

Suji, also known as rava , semolina, or sooji, Ladoos are one of the tasty desserts made from semolina, nuts, and ghee. They are delicious and yet very easy to make with very few simple ingredients. It is also one of the dessert made in many households during Tihar (Diwali or Dipawali) in Nepal. Here is my [...]

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Sel Roti (सेल रोटी) – Traditional Nepali Donut

What is Sel Roti (सेल रोटी)? Made from rice flour, Sel is a must during Nepali Festival Tihar (Deepawali). It is golden in color and crispy in texture. A thick batter made out of the right portion of rice flour, sugar, water, and ghee is poured into the boiling hot oil to make sel. Right proportion [...]

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