Zucchini Boats
Mar04

Zucchini Boats

  Ingredients •Zucchinis……………………………………………………5medium •Oliveoil…………………………………………………….2Tsp •Yellow...

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Spicy Cauliflower with Braised Tomato
Mar03

Spicy Cauliflower with Braised Tomato

  Snowy cauliflower and ripe tomatoes marry their colors and flavors over gentle heat until the cauliflower is butter-soft and the tomatoes are reduced to a seasoned glaze. The only liquid is the juice from the tomatoes, so the dish must be braised slowly. The result is a dry-textured, succulent everyday dish that can be featured on any lunch or dinner menu.   Preparation time (after assembling, ingredients): 10 minutes...

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Zesty Mashed Potatoes
Mar02

Zesty Mashed Potatoes

  Mature potatoes large russets or Idahos, mealy and dry-fleshed, are ideal for mashing. Bake or boil them, mash them while hot, and season, allowing a little “heat” from the green chilies. I sometimes imitate ash-baked flavor by adding a sprinkle of smoked salt rather than using all sea salt. This is a good place to introduce Ginger Ghee or flavored butters.   Preparation time: (after assembling ingredients): a...

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Tender-crisp Sprouted Urad Beans in Sesame-Yogurt Sauce

Whole urad or muth beans are the traditional favorites, but you can also use sprouted chick peas, aduki or mung beans in this dish. Sprouted beans are bursting with nutrition because they are a living, growing food. When left raw, their flavor may be unpalatable to the newcomer. In this dish, however, flavor is obtained without sacrificing the nutritive value of the sprouts.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 10...

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Cauliflower and farina Uppma with Fenugreek Seeds

Farina is a granular meal made from hard, but not durum, wheat, cream of wheat brand sells three types: instant, quick-cooking and regular, while Malt-O-Meal and farina brands are only sold in the quick-cooking form. Malt-O-Meal is a pre-roasted grain, so it saves you the roasting time necessary to bring out a nutty flavor in the grain and helps make the finished dish light and fluffy.   Preparation and cooking time (after...

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Vegetable layer
Oct25

Vegetable layer

Ingredients •Oliveoil………………………………………………….1½Tsp •Asafetidapowder……………………………………….½Tsp...

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