Recipes

Chickpea Curry

Popularly know as ‘Chana Masala’ in India. This dish is easy to make and can be eaten with plain rice, Indian bread or any flat bread. Ingredients for 3 servings 1/4 tsp olive/canola oil ½ tsp cumin seeds 1” cinnamon stick 3 cardamom pods, lightly cracked 2 whole...

Quinoa and Basmati Rice with Vegetable

This dish is popularly known as ‘Pulao’ Traditionally Pulao is made with while Basmati rice, to make it a little healthier, I add quinoa to this recipe. Ingredients for 4 servings 1/2 cup Basmati Rice ½ cup Quinoa 1/4 tsp olive/canola oil ½ tsp cumin seeds 3 green...

Cumin Potatoes

Ingredients for 4 servings 4 red potatoes, boiled whole and diced (peeling the potatoes before dicing is optional) 1/2 tsp olive/canola oil 1 tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp coriander powder ¼ – ½ tsp garam masala (if you like it spicy add ½ tsp or else ¼ tsp) ½ tsp...

Toasted Brown Basmati Rice

Ingredients for 4 servings 1 cup brown basmati rice 2 cups water ¼ tsp salt In a hot skillet add rice, stirring occasionally let the rice toast on medium heat for 3-5 minutes. Now add water and salt, stir and let it come to a rapid boil. Reduce the heat to low and...

Lentil Curry

Popularly know as ‘Dal Fry’ Dal or lentils, peas and beans are cooked practically daily in almost every Indian home, vegetarian or not. Each region has its own favorites and cooking methods. Some are cooked with garlic and ginger, in addition to the staple spices of...

Chai Tea with Cashew Milk

Chai tea, or masala chai, is easy and economical to make at home. And this easy-to-make cashew milk makes it rich and creamy! Ingredients For the Chai 2 1/2 cups water 1 tsp black tea leaves or 2 black tea bags 4 green cardamom pods, cracked 2 whole clove 1 1/2 inch...

Healthy Queso (NO CHEESE) Dip

Ingedients „1 cup diced butternut squash „¼ cup raw cashews soaked in 1 cup water for at least 30 minutes „1 cup water „4 oz jar pimentos, drained „¼ cup nutritional yeast „1/8 tsp garlic powder „1/8 tsp onion powder „½ tsp sea salt „1 tbsp cornstarch Method Steam...

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