Aloo Shimla Mirch(Potato and browned Bell pepper with Mustard and Coriander seeds) Vegan recipe

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A quick post before Mofo begins all October. An easy potato and bell pepper stir fry, with Indian spices.The brown mustard seeds and coriander seeds are roasted, green bell pepper is browned a bit, potatoes are then added and cooked through. No ginger garlic, just the spices highlighted in this dish. If you havent tried… 

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VeganMofo 2012 Pizza theme Sneak Peak and Highlights from 2011

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Last year was my first Vegan Mofo. I went with veganizing some Indian food and whatever I am eating theme. This year though, I decided to up the ante. This October is all about Pizzas! some usual, some cheesy, some totally un-expected! Lets hope I can come up with atleast 20 fun Pizzas, with hopefully different crusts… 

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Wheat Berry Pilaf with red bell pepper, onion, peas. Guest post for Veganosaurus. vegan recipe

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I met Susmitha I think around Vegan Mofo last year  or maybe earlier. Come to think of it, I met so many wonderful bloggers in that one whirlwind month.  I was instantly attracted to her super cute hand made monsters, beautiful jewellery and amazing and simple food creations! When Sus asked me to do a… 

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Besan Laddoo. Sweet Chickpea flour balls. Glutenfree Vegan recipe

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Another month, another festival! Another occassion to whip up some Indian sweets. Ganesh Chaturthi…is the Hindu festival celebrated on the occasion of birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati. Ganesha is widely worshipped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune and traditionally invoked at the beginning of any new venture… 

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Toasted Rainbow Quinoa Salad with Rainier Cherries, Raisins, Red onion. vegan gluten-free fat-free recipe

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‎”The idea that it is funny to see wild animals coerced into acting like clumsy humans, or thrilling to see powerful beasts reduced to cringing cowards by a whip cracking trainer is primitive and medieval. It stems from the old idea that we are superior to other species and have the right to hold dominion… 

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Chili Eggplant Stacks. vegan glutenfree recipe and a Giveaway!

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These eggplant stacks are a healthier and easier version of Begun Bhaja(eggplant/Aubergine fry). For Begun bhaja, slices of eggplant are marinated in spices of choice, usually turmeric and chili powder, with variations like garam masala, dried mango powder and more. The marinated eggplant slices can be directly deep/shallow fried, or coated in flour(semolina or rice)… 

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