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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

Appetizer

Paneer (tofu) pizza

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE It was one of those Fridays when the kids wanted to get pizza. So we picked a new restaurant which was serving fusion offerings. One such flatbread/pizza we tried was paneer pizza. The dish was very simple, flatbread topped with paneer pieces marinated in curry seasoning. The dish was embellished with… Continue reading Paneer (tofu) pizza

Appetizer, Mexican

Corn n Mushroom tostadas

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Tostadas are crisp tortillas which are usually fried and topped with variety of ingredients. It is a flattened, crispy taco or a crunchy flatbread. Deep-frying has never been a preferred method of mine - so I make the tostadas crunchy by toasting them with a drop of oil on a flat… Continue reading Corn n Mushroom tostadas

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Stir-fried veggies in a Ginger broth

A bunch of crisp veggies frolicking in a Gingery broth. Warm and Soothing 😇Grab a bunch of crisp vegetables, bring in tofu or any protein …. this dish is really very simple and easy to prepare but is full of flavor. Get this dish to the dinner table in under 10 minutes. The trick is… Continue reading Stir-fried veggies in a Ginger broth

Appetizer, Asian

Asian veggie rolls

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Who is not a huge fans of the simple and fresh spring rolls or veggie rolls prepared in a variety of Asian cuisines. We all have enjoyed them as Thai Basil rolls or Vietnamese fresh rolls. Here we are venturing into our maiden attempt making them at home. The truth - it… Continue reading Asian veggie rolls

Italian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Pasta e` Patate` – simple creamy tomato pasta topped with crisp potatoes

This dish translates into Pasta with potato. Before you get started at the very thought of carb-on-carb…. This dish is apparently very popular in rural Italy. I was reading through many online posts and learnt about how this dish ‘pasta e `patate` is put together with leftover pasta, leftover tomato paste and potatoes. Potatoes have… Continue reading Pasta e` Patate` – simple creamy tomato pasta topped with crisp potatoes

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 🙂

Instant Pot, InstantPot, Soups

Soups in Instant Pot

As we all get settled into school routines, some of us are probably sending kids to college dormitories.... with the InstantPot on hand 😆 .......For those kids who like to venture into cooking their own food, the Instant Pot is a versatile kitchen gadget which is easy to use and very handy for quick one-pot… Continue reading Soups in Instant Pot

Indian, Instant Pot, InstantPot, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

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

Appetizer, Mexican

Sweet-sour-spicy vegan ‘chicken’ taco with a creamy tahini sauce

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE We are ready for Showtime 😜💃🏻🕺🏻 in .... Countdown.... 10...9...Taco filling triple-flavored in 10 minutes and tahini dresssing in 5....4....3...2.....1..... 👏 👏👏My association with raw Jackfruit goes to my childhood when one of my grand aunts made a spicy curry dish with large pieces of raw jackfruit. The gravy was made with… Continue reading Sweet-sour-spicy vegan ‘chicken’ taco with a creamy tahini sauce