Baked Mathri – Wheat Semolina Crackers. Vegan Recipe

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Mathri are deep fried crackers that are whipped up during most Indian festivals in the savory festival collection. They usually are made with all purpose flour/maida and/or Semolina with seeds of choice added to the dough. These are the baked version.You can sub out the Indian spices with dried herbs like basil/parsley and some nutritional… 

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Quinoa Chivda – Savory Cereal/Trail Mix Snack with Puffed Quinoa, Brown Rice Krispies, Cashews, Walnuts, Cranberries and Raisins. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe

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Chivda,(Ciwda, Chevdo, Chidwa, Bombay Mix etc) is a generic name for a savory snack made with fried or roasted puffed or flattened rice/grains (murmura, Poha).  It is spiced with green or red chili, has nuts and dried fruits, sometimes has combinations of fried chickpea flour noodles(thin or thick Sev) or potato noodles(Aloo bhujia) and sometimes… 

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Baked Namak Paare- Savory Potato Rice Crackers. Glutenfree Vegan Diwali Recipe

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I was hoping to post this yesterday night.. we all know why we were so busy.. glued to the TV and twitter.. 4 more years! 4 more years! Thank you to everyone who voted Another Diwali Post, a savory one. These crackers are crunchy, delicious, baked and glutenfree. The usual Namak paare (salty crackers) are… 

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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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My Mom’s Tomato Chutney – Sweet, sour and spicy. Vegan glutenfree recipe

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Its Monday! Yeah, I know, but lets beat them Monday blues with this delicious, simple red Tomato Chutney. My mom and my husbands Mom both make a similar chutney, as a side on days when not preparing an elaborate meal. Hubbs tells me that they would eat up loads of the chutney with Parathas(stuffed flat… 

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Chivda- Savory cereal snack, with dried fruits, Roasted sprouted chickpeas. vegan, glutenfree, nutfree option

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Chivda, is a generic name for a savory snack made with fried or shallow fried puffed or flattened rice (murmura, Poha). a savory Granola/trail mix if you will. It is spiced with green or red chili, has nuts and dried fruits, sometimes has combinations of fried chickpea flour noodles(thin or thick Sev) or potato noodles(Aloo… 

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