Umlando Wokuhweba KwamaNdiya eThekwini

Okuqukethwe Ukusebenzisana Ukudoba Izingadi zemakethe IVictoria Street Indian Market Ukusebenzisana Ngemuva kokuthi iNatal ixhunywe njengeBrithani Colony ngo-1843, abamhlophe babefuna umkhiqizo ongaphendulwa ube yinzuzo yezohwebo. U-Edmund Morewood waqala ukuzama ukutshala umoba, futhi kungekudala waqala ukukhiqiza isivuno esaba yimpumelelo. UMorewood wakha isigayo sikashukela ngo-1850 futhi waqala ukunweba amasimu akhe omoba. Kwabonakala isidingo sabasebenzi abaningi sokulima amasimu kamoba, … Read more

Iresiphi ye-Indian Meatballs kanye neChutney

Okuqukethwe Iresiphi ye-Indian Meatballs kanye neChutney Izithako zeKebabs Indlela ye-kebab Ukulungiselela i-chutney yetamatisi Iresiphi ye-Indian Meatballs kanye neChutney Ama-Meatballs ngokuvamile aziwa ngokuthi amaKebabs phakathi kwamaNdiya aseNingizimu Afrika. I-kebab chutney iwukudla okusheshayo okuthandwayo okuphakelwa ku-roti roll noma nelayisi ezindaweni eziningi zokudlela zokudla zamaNdiya zaseThekwini. Ama-kebabs angenziwa futhi nge-soya mince ukubhekela abangayidli inyama. Zilungiselelwe ngezinongo eziningi, okwenza … Read more

UMkhosi weMariamman eThekwini, KwaZulu Natali

Ngenkathi abantu baseNdiya behlala eThekwini eminyakeni engaphezu kwekhulu eyedlule, abagcinanga ngokuzijwayeza nezimo kepha baletha nemikhuba yabo yamasiko esasetshenziswa kakhulu nanamuhla. Umkhosi waminyaka yonke weMariamman Festival ungesinye sezibonelo ezinjalo. Ukuthokozela ukwehluka kwamasiko eThekwini ukukuqonda, futhi eThekwini sinenhlanhla eyanele yokufunda ngesiko lomunye nomunye njengoba sigcina futhi sihlanganyela kulamasiko. Kuwo wonke amasiko kunesiphakamiso sokubonga kumandla aphakeme aphethe futhi … Read more

Umlando waseCato Manor

ICato Manor esendaweni engamakhilomitha ayisihlanu ukusuka enkabeni yeTheku indawo ecebile ngamagugu amasiko nezepolitiki, yaqanjwa ngemeya yokuqala yeTheku, uGeorge Christopher Cato. Izakhamizi zokuqala zaseCato Manor, izingadi ezimakethe zaseNdiya, uCato athengisela kuzo umhlaba, kamuva zaqashisa imindenini yase-Afrika yayinqatshelwa ukuba nomhlaba. Isiko eliqhakazile, le-Afro-Indian elavela kule ndawo eyabiwe laba uphawu lwendawo. Izakhamizi zakhona ezingamaZulu zazazi inqwaba yemijondolo, amashibhini … Read more

Banana leaves in Indian culinary tradition – Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Contents Introduction Eco-friendly kitchen tool Banana leaf plates Dishing up on a banana leaf Medicinal properties of banana leaves Introduction When indentured labourers came to South Africa 150 years ago from India, they brought much of their culture and customs with them, and with it the use of banana leaves in culinary customs. The banana … Read more