Channa Pulav
Jul23

Channa Pulav

Ingredients • Basmati rice – 1 cup • White Kabuli channa – ½ cup • Tomatoes – 3 big • Coconut – ½  small • Oil – 3 ½ tbsp • Coriander leaves – ½ bunch • Green chilies – 4 • Kasoori methi – 1 tbsp • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece • Cardamoms – 2 to 3 • Cloves – few • Bay leaf – 1 • Ghee – 2 tsp • Grind together: • Red Chilies -8 •...

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Sprouted Mung Bean Salad with Water Chestnuts And Toasted Almonds
Jul22

Sprouted Mung Bean Salad with Water Chestnuts And Toasted Almonds

You can use any sprouted bean mixture for this salad, but avoid the supermarket, water-logged giant sprouts intended for oriental, stir-fry dishes. These beans should be barely sprouted ( ¼ – ½ inch/6 mm-1.5 cm) at most. Assemble this salad just before serving, as the sprouts soften and become watery once exposed to heat or combined with other ingredients. Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 10 minutes Ingredients •...

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Eggplant Fritters
Jul21

Eggplant Fritters

These are aptly called eggplant sandwich fritters. When I first served them to Srila Prabhupada, much to my delight, he dubbed them “vegetable chops”. These fritters can be served hot or at room temperature. Salting time: ½ hour Preparation and cooking time: about 30 minutes Ingredients • Eggplant (about 2 pounds/1 kg), cut crosswise into ½ -inch (1.5 cm) slices salt – 1 large • Chickpea flour (shifted before measuring)...

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Mustard Rice
Jul19

Mustard Rice

Ingredients • Rice – I cup • Ground nuts – 1 ½ tbsp (Without skin. roasted) • Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Ghee – 1 ½ tbsp • Oil – 2 tbsp • Salt -as required • Finely Cut Coriander Leaves – few For Seasoning: • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp. • Black gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Red chilies – few Grind together: • Grated fresh coconut – ¼ cup • chilies – 3-4...

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Tortilla Sandwich
Jul18

Tortilla Sandwich

Ingredients •2 avocado, peeled, stoned and mashed •2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped •½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 Tsp salt •¼ Tsp ground black pepper •2 Tsp lemon juice •3 C fresh beans sprouts •8 medium sized tortillas •½ C sour cream (optional) Preparation 1.In a mixing bowl, combine the avocados, tomatoes, asafetida, salt, black pepper and lemon juice. 2.Heat the tortillas on a griddle if previously cooked. 3.Place 1/8th portion...

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