Savory Chickpeas in tangy tomato Glaze
Jun13

Savory Chickpeas in tangy tomato Glaze

  Soaking time: 8 hours or overnight Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 10 minutes Cooking time: 2-3 hours or 30-40 minutes in a pressure cooker   Ingredients • Dried chickpeas – 1 ¼ cups (235 g)  • Water (4 cups/1 liter if pressure-cooked) – 5 ½ cups (1.3 liters)  • Ghee or peanut oil – 5 tablespoons (75 ml)  • Scraped, minced...

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Tomato, Potato, Zucchini Stew
Jun12

Tomato, Potato, Zucchini Stew

  Ingredients . 4-6 potatoes (more if medium sized, less if big) cut into 1 inch pieces . 1 large zucchini cut into half inch thick pieces. If the zuke is big in diameter you can cut those large rounds in half, to make half-rounds. . 4-5 good-sized whole tomatoes, nice and ripe cut in quarters . (if they aren’t real ripe when you buy them, let them sit outside the refrigerator for a couple days until they are...

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Quick and Easy Tofu Stir Fry
Jun11

Quick and Easy Tofu Stir Fry

  This is a fast stir fry to prepare, but really delicious. You could add other ingredients like edamame, baby corn, Bamboo shoots, etc. But this is quick and the baby bok choy and tofu are the primary ingredients. Serve with brown rice or chinese noodles, and a little sweet and sour sauce.   Serves 4   Ingredients . 8 little heads of fresh baby bok choy . 1 pkg soy cutlets (or one pkg. extra firm tofu—try to...

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Succulent Gujarati Pumpkin
Jun10

Succulent Gujarati Pumpkin

  Ingredients • Oil or ghee – 2 tbsp  • Fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp • Yellow asafetida powder – ½ tsp • Pumpkin, cut 1.75cm cubes – 1 kg  • Water – 1 cup  • Salt – 1½ tsp • Turmeric – ½ tsp • Red chili powder – ½ tsp • Coriander powder – 1 tsp...

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Butter-soft Eggplant Wedges
Jun09

Butter-soft Eggplant Wedges

  Ingredients • Turmeric – 1½ tbsp • Salt – 1½ tbsp • Water – 3 tbsp • Baby white or purple eggplants (about 1¼ pounds/570g) or 1 medium-sized eggplant (about 1¼ pound/570 g) – 8-10  • Ghee or olive oil for frying.    Preparation: 1. Combine the turmeric, salt and water in a bowl. Cut small eggplants in half, or cut...

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