Vegan July 4th Recipes

Vegan July 4th Salad Recipes

Pictured above : No bake Single Serve Chocolate Cream berry Firework Pie – GF Its almost July 4th! and that means a ton of sun and heat. Thats what is happening here in the Pacific Northwest this weekend. I think I might just be blending everything, freezing it and drinking it rather than standing in the kitchen. For… 

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Southwestern Pasta Salad with Black Bean Dressing

Southwestern Pasta Salad | Vegan Richa

Easy Side Salad for the weekend. Toss your favorite pasta, corn, onions, tomatoes, peppers, black beans or other beans. Make the dressing with beans, spices and lime juice. Toss, chill and serve.  July 4th is almost here and a fabulous salad is needed for all those bbq plans and for the Burgers! This salad is flexible… 

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Crunchy Salad with Firecracker Chickpeas and Peanut sauce

Crunchy Salad with firecracker Chickpeas and Peanut sauce | Vegan Richa

Firecracker Chickpeas! Yes! Chickpeas tossed in spicy firecracker sauce and cooked to thicken the sauce. Served with a crunchy lettuce, carrot, red bell pepper salad, a light drizzle of peanut sauce and garnished with cilantro/scallions.  Make this! Oh yes, did I mention the Firecracker sauce. It is divine, and spicy… that name has “fire” in… 

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Tips for Cooking Indian Food, Book Errata and Availability update

Cabbage Kofta Curry from Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen

A quick update about things going on with my book. Its already been a month! See the Errata at the bottom of the post for errors and missing things.  A big Thank you to everyone who has been cooking from it. I love seeing all the awesome food pictures!! Availability in UK: The book info… 

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Jackfruit Meatballs Tacos and Brush with Bamboo Giveaway

Jackfruit Meatballs Tacos | Vegan Richa

Jackfruit has been the in thing for a while this year. Shredded young jackfruit, smothered in any thick sauces like bbq, served with the toppings of choice! Jackfruit, also called “Kathal” in hindi has been used in many forms in Indian food. It was already called the vegetarian meat way back when Mom would make a jackfruit based… 

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Roasted Masala Chickpeas

Roasted Masala Chickpeas | Vegan Richa

These roasted chickpeas are an addictive snack to munch on. Everyone loves crunchy baked chickpeas. These chickpeas have garam masala, dry mango powder and other spices and chickpea flour and rice flour. The flours added to the chickpeas ensure that the spices and oil stick to the chickpeas. The result is a perfectly crispy snack…. 

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Curried Chickpea Rice Pulao – One Pot Pilaf

Chickpea Rice Pulao | Vegan Richa

Easy Chickpea Rice Pulao with Home made pulao/biryani Masala! Make your own pulao masala (spice blend) or use store bought. Veggies, chickpeas and basmati rice make this a fabulous one pot meal. The fresh home made masala is so much more fragrant. Pulao and Biryani are essentially one pot meals made with grains such as… 

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