Split Pea Stew, Tomato, Onion, Pepper, Jalapeno Pizza – Sambhar Hummus Pizza. Vegan Recipe


Mom made a load of Sambhar(Split Pigeon pea dal with veggies(recipe coming soon)) to serve with Rava Dosa(instant gluten-free crepes.. yum) and we had a good lot of the dal leftover in the evening. As we know by now, that hubbs (and me) get antsy eating similar food for more than 3 continuous days. I have 3… 

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Potato Quinoa Patties with Chickpea curry. Tikki Chole. Vegan Recipe


There are many similarities in meals from different cuisines. Like these Tikkis and Chole. Tikkis are cutlets or patties usually made with potatoes, veggies, with onions, chili, spices and such. Served with Chole – Chickpea curry.  They sound like Crispy Potato Croquettes with a bean based sauce, dont they :). My Dad prefers flavors that… 

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Kesar Kulfi Recipe – Indian Ice Cream with Saffron. Vegan Glutenfree


    Color me Saffron I say. Kulfi is one of those things that everyone in my house loves. We has our favorite Kulfi wala(Kulfi cart pushed by the seller), who would roam the streets in the summer heat and hand out kulfis. Our Pomeranian would alert us to the presence of the cart in the neighborhood,… 

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Whole Mung Bean, Split Bengal Gram, Split Pea Stew. Tirangi Dal. Vegan Glutenfree


Yay, more Indian food. And another one of Mom’s Dal stews. This one has whole Mung beans(Hare Moong), Split Bengal Gram(Chana dal) and Split Green Peas(Batana Dal). It has a simple tadka, half of which is added later just before serving.  I introduced some Quinoa to Mom n Dad. Mom is open to eating anything… 

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Adraki Gobi Gajar Mattar – Spiced Cauliflower Carrots and Peas with Cumin seeds and Ginger. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe


    A quick Indian side today. Cauliflower, carrots and peas saute with ginger and cumin. Cumin seeds and finely chopped ginger are roasted in a little oil, then cauliflower and carrots and peas are cooked till tender. We served this with some simple Mung Bean Dal, flatbread, pickle, onion and cucumber salad. Pardon the… 

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Split Mung Bean Soup – Mom’s Simple Mung Dal Recipe with Garlic Chili Tadka. Vegan Glutenfree


  I unpacked my camera and some props so that I can at least capture a few meals that Mom whips up. And then edit them later. Mom saw some Rainbow Chard in the fridge, asked me what that is. I said its chard, just think of it as any leafy green like Spinach. And… 

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Gluten-free Lentil Rice Crust Pizza with Buffalo Mayo sauce, Red Bell Peppers and Broccoli. Vegan Gum-free Oil-free Recipe


Here is another awesome Glutenfree crust! It is not too crisp or dry and makes great individual sized pizza. This pizza idea came about because of Uttapams. The thicker pancake cousin of the Dosa crepes, which needs some special lentils, spices and fermenting over days. This crust however needs just a bit of yeast to help… 

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