Category Archives: Vegetable

Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts tossed with lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, and garlic. Easy side dish that can be made in less than 30 minutes. Get the Recipe: Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts

Kale Adai

I was intrigued by this nutritious green leafy vegetable with multiple benefits – Kale! My challenge was to incorporate it into south Indian traditional cuisine. After much thought I came up with 3 such recipes. This ‘Kale Adai’, a healthy traditional lentil pancake, with addition of Kale becomes even more nutritious. Ingredients: split pigeon peas […]

Carrot salad- South Indian style!

Spicy and sweet south-indian carrot salad which is sure to become your favorite lunch accompaniment. Get the Recipe: Carrot salad- South Indian style!

tamales
How to Make Tamales

Hi, I’m Emily! I’ve been inspired by Foodwhirl’s recipes so far, and am excited to contribute to it! My husband and I made tamales for Memorial Day, so I thought it would be a great recipe to share. We make tamales about once a year. They’re certainly time consuming, but making 6 dozen is as […]

Creamy Avocado Smoothie – Perfectly Paleo & Vegan

I’ve never really been a big smoothie fan. It just seemed like a quick way to drink a whole bunch of calories, and i’m not really into sweet drinks. But I’m doing a Fall fitness challenge this month at FitWit, and I’m trying to eat healthy and get all my fruits and veggies in. So […]

Pickles 5 Ways

Homemade Pickles! From the original site: Welcome to Season 3! We’re making a lot of pickles today, 5 different kinds to be exact. “If you’ll just take a little time to learn a few basic procedures, not only the whole produce section but the whole world will be your pickle and good eats.” -AB It’s […]

“Fried” Green Tomato Stack

Crispy panko breaded green tomatoes layered with spring mix, bacon, corn and drizzled with blue cheese dressing. Get the Recipe: “Fried” Green Tomato Stack

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

This is the healthy version of the Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup which is made using cream however I’ve omitted the cream yet keeping the taste a priority. This soup can be served hot or cold along with bread / rice or pasta. From the original site: Here comes the “Long Weekend” and this surely […]

Pad Thai (Flat Noodles with Vegetables)

These Pad Thai Noodles is a fusion of Chinese and Thai flavors creating dynamic flavors and brilliant color. This recipe is simple, quick and totally exotic, which is a refreshing change from regular stir-fried noodles, which I am quite bored now. From the original site: Don’t be scared by the number of red chilies used, […]

Sarson ka saag

Sarson ka saag is a popular vegetable dish in the Punjab region of Pakistan and India made from mustard leaves (sarson) and spices. Get the Recipe: Sarson ka saag

Sweet Potato Fries with Chili and Cheese

Melted cheese and meaty chili top sweet potato fries, for the best Chili Cheese Fries, whether you are a surfer or a snow boarder. From the original site: My son adores chili-cheese fries, especially when he is on vacation skiing. There’s something about spuds and chili that just hits the spot for lunch or dinner […]

Plantain Shammi Kabab

Today I am going to share a recipe of Plantain, which will make this not so favorite fruit more delicious. In this recipe we will use boiled raw banana, onion, chili, Bengal gram flour, salt & some other common ingredients. But this dish will be very tasty and can be served as a starter for […]

Pakora

Pakoras are created by taking one or two ingredients and dipping them in a batter of gram flour and then deep-frying them. When onions, on their own, are prepared in the same way, they are known as onionbhaji. A version of pakora made with wheat flour, salt, and tiny bits of potato or onion (optional) […]

Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

Some dishes never lose their glory nor they are ever out of trend, one such classic desert is Gajar Ka Halwa, winter specialty of Indian households though carrots are available all round the year but only during winters market is flooded with those juicy, sweet and long deep orange carrots. These winter carrots have all […]

Mediterranean Delight Falafel

This Falafel recipe is my idea of tasty, comfort food – just load up the tortillas with falafel, grilled veggies and tuck in!!! These versatile chickpea patties can be served just like that with any spicy dip or make a great vegetarian filling for tortillas and pita breads. Falafel is a common dish eaten throughout […]

Three Beans Salad

Beans are powerhouse of protein and have significant amount of soluble fiber, which is helpful in keeping blood cholesterol low. In India, beans are an integral part of our daily diet but we always prefer them in spicy curries along with rice or chapatti, till recently for me also beans means Rajma Masala or Lobia […]

Easy Eggplant Parm

I’m always looking for way to incorporate healthy vegetables into my meals. This easy and quick baked eggplant recipe is great with chicken or pasta. I also enjoy this recipes when having a few friends over for drinks. Eggs plants are low in fat, and contains important vitamins and minerals. From the original site: Bake […]

Savory Yellow Lentil Crepes

When I was in Hong Kong, one day morning in search of vegetarian breakfast I came across one local food joint serving savoury Korean Pancakes called Bindaedok, which was very much similar to our Moon Dal Cheela and when I asked him about the preparation, in some third world language he explained to me that […]

Paneer Jalfrezi

In recent years Paneer Jalfrezi or Mixed Vegetable Jalfrezi has gained quite a rank in popularity charts of vegetarian dishes in India but like me most of the Paneer Jalfrezi lovers does not know what does the word “Jalfrezi means”, earlier I use to think Jalfrezi is some kind of special spice used to season […]

Pineapple Cream Cheese Salad

I love fresh fruits in salad, that sweetness and citrusy juices of fruits give flavors of salad a punch; Pear, Pineapple, Apple, Globe Grapes and Raw Papaya are few fruits that always make a delicious salad. Cream Cheese or Sour Cream has a zingy taste, which compliments sweetness of Pineapple perfectly, and crunchiness of vegetables […]

Punjabi Malai Paneer – Cottage Cheese in White Gravy

This typical Punjabi dish can be found in menu at most of the restaurant serving Indian food though sometimes name could be different like Safeed Paneer, Paneer Kesarwala or Cream Paneer but the soft and mouth melting curry with delicate flavors and subtle spices is always the same. Ingredients: 250 Gm Paneer, cut into cubes […]

Red Harissa

Harissa is a hot and explosive Moroccan Dip made of loads of variety of chilies and pepper, commonly served in Mediterranean restaurants. Harissa has its roots in Tunisia and slowly it’s popularity reached Libya, Algeria and now Morocco. Ingredients: 1 red bell pepper, whole 10-15 dried long red chilies 4 – 5 small red chilies […]

Shahi Paneer Capsicum” (Cottage Cheese+Bell Peppers in thick cream sauce)

“Shahi Paneer Capsicum” (Cottage Cheese+Bell Peppers in thick cream sauce) is my ALLLL Time Fav vegetarian entree and if you have grown up in “Northern” part of India, you very well know what I’m talking about ;) From the original site: This is the BIG DADDY of vegetarian dishes from India, creamy, tasty and yes […]

Red Beans Burger

This Red Beans Burger are perfect vegetarian version of Turkey/Ham Burger and full of healthy ingredients, now I indulge myself in this junk food once in a week without any guilt about the calories I am consuming. Sometimes I use these patties instead of Falafel in my wraps, topped with loads of salad dressing and […]