Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Spicy arugula gravy with chickpeas

Start up the InstantPot. Get 2 bunches of greens and some cooked chickpeas. Make a simple gravy using the Immersion blender. This dish can come together in under 30 minutes. After we presented - Creamy chards with crispy cauliflower recipe - which was a huge hit, my mom who is an amazing cook herself prepared the… Continue reading Spicy arugula gravy with chickpeas

Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Tandoori Cauliflowers in a roasted vegetable sauce

Do you have 10+10 minutes to completely blowaway your brood with this super easy, and extremely delicious dish. I can easily say it was one of the quickest dishes I have made and probably one of the tastiest. We literally ate straight from the pot and did not even plate it. Sorry! No pretty pictures 🤪Follow… Continue reading Tandoori Cauliflowers in a roasted vegetable sauce

Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Dhingri mutter – mushroom n peas – protein-enriched 🙂

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, PEANUT-FREE A very simple and tasty Indian dish is dhingri mutter - which is simply Mushroom and green peas. So what’s special or different in this recipe? This dish is enriched with a heaping scoop (or two!) of almond flour. The difference it made was simply superb. 👉 It made the dish creamy without… Continue reading Dhingri mutter – mushroom n peas – protein-enriched 🙂

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Creamy chards with crispy cauliflower

Served with stir-fried corn pulav VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Do you often have a lot of leftover white rice from takeout Indian food 🤔 here is an easy peasy corn pulav which is a simple stir-fry with frozen corn. All it takes is sautéing some onions, adding the frozen corn and cooking at high temperature.… Continue reading Creamy chards with crispy cauliflower

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Rice noodles upma in Instant pot

Here is a neat and easy 5-minute upma recipe using Pad Thai Rice noodles. Upma is a classic South India tiffin (a light mid-morning or tea time meal) which is a standard go-to meal when you have nothing planned. Seasoned with lentils, upma is nothing but steam-cooked grains typically made with semolina or rava. How… Continue reading Rice noodles upma in Instant pot

Indian, Sides and Snacks

Roasted cauliflower n sweet potato with cherry tomatoes

Today’s dish has 3 main ingredients; it is extremely versatile and comes together in under 20 minutes. It can be consumed as a stir-fry by itself, over a bed of rice, or wrapped in a roti….. plenty of options 😁Alu Gobi or Potato Cauliflower is a very popular Indian dry dish and every Indian family… Continue reading Roasted cauliflower n sweet potato with cherry tomatoes

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Indian curries in Instant pot

Have you always wanted to try out Indian curries and gravies but was daunted by the zillion steps. By using the Instant Pot many of those steps can be compressed and combined to get you the same taste and flavor of traditional Indian dishes. Do you have kids who are going to college ? Maybe… Continue reading Indian curries in Instant pot

Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Tofu n peas in a black pepper and cilantro creamy sauce

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE There is a very popular Indian dish called Paneer kali mirch - it is a mildly spicy dish with just black pepper for spice. However, it does have a lot of other flavors such as ginger, garlic, and cardamom. Today’s recipe focused on black pepper and cilantro as the 2 leading flavors.… Continue reading Tofu n peas in a black pepper and cilantro creamy sauce

Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Corn and wheat grits – idli

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE Idli is the most common breakfast in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a steamed ‘cake’ made with a fermented batter of rice and lentils. Today’s recipe is a variation and it is made with something that is very commonly available locally in US - corn grits and wheat… Continue reading Corn and wheat grits – idli