Dahi Vada
Feb17

Dahi Vada

Ingredients •Curd (dahi)-150 grams- 3/4 cup •Vada-6 •Salt to taste •Black pepper powder-1/4 teaspoon •Red chilli powder-1/4 teaspoon •Water •Boondi to garnish Preparation:  1. Beat curd in a bowl & add water as required so that the curd is not very thick. 2. Add salt, red chilli powder & black pepper powder & mix well. 3. Add the vadas in another bowl containing water. 4. For the vada recipe, refer here. 5. Let them remain...

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Vegan Burgers
Feb16

Vegan Burgers

  Ingredients •½ cup oats •½ cup red quinoa •1 cup vegetable broth or water •1 ½ tsp olive oil •½ tsp hing •1 tsp salt •½ tsp black pepper •1 tsp Italian seasoning •2 tbsp flaxseed meal, optional ( I prefer to add flaxseed meal in everything I eat) •1 ½ cup cooked white beans or any beans, drained, and patted dry •1/3 cup finely...

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Sesame flaxseed crackers
Feb15

Sesame flaxseed crackers

Ingredients •1 ½ cups whole wheat flour •6 tbsp sunflower seeds, •6 tbsp sesame seeds •3 tbsp flaxseed meal •¼ tsp to ½ tsp salt •2/3 cup water •1 ½ tbsp honey •2 tbsp oil Preparation 1.Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Let the dough rest for 20 minutes. 2.Preheat the oven to 325F. Divide the dough into 2 to 3 balls. 3.Roll the dough flat (about a quarter inch thick) and...

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Aloo tikki (potato patties)
Feb14

Aloo tikki (potato patties)

Ingredients • 4 medium potatoes • ¾ C bread crumbs • 2 Tbsp cornstarch/cornflour • ¾ Tsp cumin powder • ½ Tsp turmeric powder • ½ Tsp paprika • ¼ Tsp red chili powder (optional) • ½ Tsp garam masala • 1 Tbsp finely grated ginger • 2 hot green chilies, chopped • 1¼ Tsp salt • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves • Ghee/oil for pan frying To serve: • 1 recipe ChickPea Curry (chana masala) {look under grain dishes} • 1 recipe coriander...

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Khari/Namkeen Biscuit or Surti Makhaniya Biscuits
Feb13

Khari/Namkeen Biscuit or Surti Makhaniya Biscuits

  Ingredients • Wheat flour ½ cup (60gms) • All Purpose flour/Maida-1/2 cup (62gms) • Butter-1/2 or ¼  cup room temperature, unsalted-1 stick or ½ stick • Baking powder-1/4 tsp • Yogurt- 1-2 tbsp or more as needed if butter is reduced. • Caraway seeds (Shahi Jeera)- 1 tbsp. • Salt- ½ tsp • Sugar- 1 tsp   Preparation 1....

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Spicy Nuts
Feb12

Spicy Nuts

  These are best served warm and are a popular snack with drop-in guests. Serve with hot or cold beverages.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): a few minutes   Ingredients • Freshly fried Nut Medley – 2 cups (275 g)  • Salt – ½ teaspoon (2 ml)  • Garam masala – 1 teaspoon (5 ml)  • Vayenne pepper – ¼ teaspoon...

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