Tag Archives: vegetarian

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, […]

Grilled Caesar Salad

Grilled Caesar Salad — smoky, crisp around the edges, perfect paired with wine. From the original site: Deep into summer grilling season now, I’m grilling everything that isn’t nailed down. Summer stone fruit? Check. Garlic bread? Check. Pizza? Check. Caesar Salad? Check. Wait, what? Grilled lettuce? Get the Recipe: Grilled Caesar Salad

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

Baked Lentil Chilaquiles Casserole

Familiar Mexican flavors combine in a versatile, easy casserole for a dish that can take you from brunch through dinner. From the original site: Father’s Day demands brunch, but we perhaps don’t bring quite the same expectation of fuss and finesse to the table as we do for Mother’s Day. Am I right? But still, […]

Vegetable Frittata

If you’re looking for something a little different than the usual scrambled eggs, omelet, or sunny side up egg breakfast, this vegetable frittata recipe is the perfect alternative. This under 30 minute recipe features a colorful trio of vegetables with a splash of balsamic vinegar that brings the recipe together. This is one of my […]

Roasted Rosemary and Garlic Potatoes

Rosemary and garlic combination is marriage made in heaven, though both are strong and over powering flavors still they compliment each other so well like a perfect couple. These potato wedges are super easy to make and end result is crisp from outside and tender from inside potato wedges. Ingredients: 4 Large Potatoes, washed and […]

Red lentil soup

Great warming soup, very easy to make. 30 minutes and supper is ready! Get the Recipe: Red lentil soup

Spinach Balls

If you think beer and pigs in a blanket are the only decent football food, you have another think coming! Nutty Parmesan plays nicely with herby stuffing and slightly bitter greens for perfect appetizer Spinach Balls, great for gourmet Game Day grub, Oscar-watching or Olympics-watching. Get the Recipe: Spinach Balls

Pindi Chole – Garbanzo Beans in Indian Spices

During my last few trips to India, one thing that I always eat is “Pindi Chole with Kulcha”. It’s like a perfect goto snack/meal or just a “oh I wanna eat something nice” kinda dish bursting with a slight sour/tart flavor…. From the original site: It’s easy to prepare and is slightly different from the […]

Paneer Pasanda

The word “Pasanda” means every one’s favorite and as the name suggests this paneer delicacy is adored by everyone who tastes it. The different pastes used to make the gravy add their own distinct flavors which combine to create a dish like non other. As usual I have made certain changes in the recipe, the […]

Simply Hummus

These days I am kinda obsessed with Mediterranean dishes, I feel there is something succulent about subtle and aromatic Mediterranean flavors, you just can’t have enough of it. Like Baba Ganoush, Hummus is also another Mediterranean dip made out of humble ingredients – chickpeas, olive oil and tahini (sesame paste). Hummus is an Arabic word […]

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 […]

Red Wine Risotto

Jewel-red, deeply flavored and perfect with beef or roasted meats, Red Wine Risotto makes an elegant Christmas dinner. This is going to be your wowser holiday dish! Get the Recipe: Red Wine Risotto

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 […]

Spaghetti in Basil Pesto

Spaghetti is an extremely versatile variety of pasta, it can be rich and satisfying when combined with meatballs in a Bolognese Sauce, light and luscious when tossed with vegetables or seafood, or positively mouthwatering when simply tossed in garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Ingredients: 500 Gm Spaghetti Pasta ⅓ Cup Homemade Basil Pesto (see […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thai Stir Fired Vegetables

Stir Frying is a Chinese technique to cook food in wok on high flame, it induces smoky flavor in food and prevents food from getting over cooked. Stir fried dishes has a crunch in them and too much oil is not used to achieve that crunchiness. Ingredients: 5 – 6 button mushrooms, each cut into […]

Grilled stuffed zucchinis

It is a great alternative to the ground meat version my mom used to make when I was a kid! Ingredients: 6 zucchinis 1 cup (250ml) of organic red lentils 1 1/2 cup (375ml) of water 1 cup (250ml) of cooked organic rice 1/2 cup (125ml) of organic raisins 1 tsp. (5ml) of curry powder […]

Roasted Hatch Chile & Corn Chowder

Soup in the summer? You bet when Hatch chiles are in season! Roasted Hatch Chile and Corn Chowder is a seasonal (and regional) treat to savor. From the original site: When it’s Hatch chile season, many of us in the Southwest get excited. Hatch chiles are grown in the Hatch Valley of New Mexico.People roast […]

Gluten free chocolate and nut bars

It is a very good bar recipe that is a bit like cake but not as sweet, great anytime with a coffee or tea but kids will enjoy it too. Ingredients: 2tbsp. (30ml) of organic grounded flax seeds 6 tbsp. (90ml) of water 1/3 cup (83ml) organic sorghum flour 1/3 cup (83ml) of organic oatmeal […]

Gluten free rhubarb cookie

Great recipe with this in season vegetable. It’s nice to add to cookies giving a nice contrast of sweet and sour with the chocolate. From the original site: This morning my son woke up and first thing in his mind was that he wanted to make cookies. Yes again. Even though I made so much […]