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Vegetarian Appetizer Recipes

Spicy Kale Chips Recipe

Spicy Kale Chips Recipe

| November 3, 2014 Comment

Spicy Kale Chips Recipe – Take a bite or four of these spicy, inviting kale chips. No boring health food snack, the mix of curry and Parmesan is the perfect way to go. For a vegan version, leave out the Parmesan cheese. Servings: 2-4 Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 bunch curly kale 1 tsp […]

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Spicy Peas with Mango

Spicy Peas with Mango

| October 23, 2014 Comment

Spicy Peas with Mango make a healthy and nutritious snack. Use fresh peas to cut down cooking time. If using dried peas, soak them overnight and pressure-cook them before tempering. This is a vegetarian/vegan recipe, and doesn’t have onion or garlic. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 15 minutes with fresh peas (30 minutes if using dried peas + […]

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How to Make Vegetable Crisps

How to Make Vegetable Crisps

| October 19, 2014 Comment

How to Make Vegetable Crisps – If you always reach for the vegetable crisps from the shop shelves then check out this episode where you can see how to make your own. This is a quick and easy vegan and vegetarian snack. Servings:4 -6 Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes 2 carrots 2 […]

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Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes

How to Make Breakfast Bars

How to Make Breakfast Bars

| October 30, 2014 Comment

How to Make Breakfast Bars – Trying to eat a little more healthy at breakfast? In this episode of Keep Calm And Bake, Andrea and Sarah show you how to make your very own breakfast bars, packed with fruit! Servings: 8 Cooking Time: 55 minutes Ingredients 1x 390g can of condensed milk 10 2/3 oz rolled […]

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Veg Poha Khichadi

| May 5, 2014 Comment

Veg Poha Khichadi is a nutritious breakfast. Start your day with a healthy serving of vegetables and pressed rice (poha). This is an easy-to-make vegetarian and vegan recipe. Ingredients 2 cups poha (beaten/pressed rice) 1 small bell-pepper 1 carrot 1 tomato 3 cabbage leaves 2 green chillies Curry leaves, a few 3 tbsp cilantro (coriander […]

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Chilli-Cheese Toast

| May 5, 2014 Comment

Chilli-Cheese Toast is a quick breakfast you can make in no time. You can also serve  this vegetarian and vegan toast as snack. Use whole grain bread to make this recipe healthy. Ingredients 4 bread slices 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (or other) salt to taste 2-3 green chillies, finely chopped 1/2 tsp oregano powder Preparation […]

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Chutney Recipes

Toor Dal Chutney

Toor Dal Chutney

| March 19, 2013 Comment

Toor dal chutney recipe (kandi pachadi) is healthy and easy to make. A popular chutney in Andhra, India, this is usually served with plain white rice and ghee (clarified butter). This chutney is a great way to add protein to your diet while adding some spice to your food. Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 10 minutes Ingredients […]

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Tomato-Dalia Chutney

Tomato-Dalia Chutney

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  Tomato-Dalia Chutney is a quick recipe for a tangy and hot chutney for serving with South Indian idlis and dosas. You can also use it as a dip for chips and veggies, or as a spread for your sandwiches. Roasted chickpeas provide protein, while tomatoes provide vitamin C. Servings: 4-6 Cooking Time: 15 minutes […]

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Tamarind Dip

Tamarind Dip

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  Tamarind dip is a hot favorite with all samosa lovers and makes a delicious dipping sauce for pakodas, french fries, chips, and many other appetizers and snacks. This recipe for the spicy sweet and sour sauce is simple and easy. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 5 minutes (excluding the soaking time for tamarind) Ingredients 1 […]

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Bean Recipes

Spicy Peas with Mango

Spicy Peas with Mango

| October 23, 2014 Comment

Spicy Peas with Mango make a healthy and nutritious snack. Use fresh peas to cut down cooking time. If using dried peas, soak them overnight and pressure-cook them before tempering. This is a vegetarian/vegan recipe, and doesn’t have onion or garlic. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 15 minutes with fresh peas (30 minutes if using dried peas + […]

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Whole Moong Curry

Whole Moong Curry

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  Whole Moong Curry is a dry curry made in Gujarati style with unpeeled (whole) moong beans. This is a healthy side for rice. Whole moong is rich in protein and fiber and a tasty addition to any vegetarian or vegan meal. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 cup whole moong dal (unpeeled, […]

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Spicy Chickpeas

Spicy Chickpeas

| March 18, 2013 Comment

Spicy Chickpeas is a quick and easy vegetarian dish you can rustle up in no time, especially if using canned chickpeas. Chickpeas are full of protein and fiber, and provide an easy way to make your meals healthy and full of nutrition. Servings: 3-4 Cooking Time: 15-25 minutes Ingredients 1 can (8 oz) of chickpeas […]

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Vegetarian Gravy Curry Recipes

Tomato-Onion Gravy

Tomato-Onion Gravy

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  This tomato-onion gravy is a wonderful accompaniment for rice and roti, as well as idli and dosa. The cilantro (coriander leaves) in the masala adds a lot of flavor to this gravy curry. Tomatoes are a nutritious addition to any meal as they are rich in vitamin A and C which function as antioxidants […]

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Tindora-Tomato Gravy Curry

Tindora-Tomato Gravy Curry

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  In this tindora-Tomato Gravy Curry, the tomatoes add a nice tangy taste to the bland tindora (ivy gourd/tondli/dondakaya) and make this dish even more nutritious and healthy. This is simple and easy vegetarian/vegan recipe. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 4 cups tindora, cut into 1-inch long thin strips 2 1/2 cups tomatoes, […]

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Sweet Potato-Yogurt Curry

Sweet Potato-Yogurt Curry

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  The Sweet Potato-Yogurt Curry is a sweet-sour and spicy dish that’s delicious. The sweet potato is cooked in a yogurt sauce, and tastes great with rice and any Indian bread. Servings: 4-6 Cooking Time: 35 minutes Ingredients 2 cups sweet potato or yam, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 1/4 cup yogurt 1 1/2 cups […]

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Vegetable Recipes

Zucchini Curry

Zucchini Curry

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  Zucchini Curry is quick and easy to make. Serve it with plain rice, regular or basmati. Zucchini has a lot of water content; it is low in calories and as such a great weight-loss vegetable. Zucchini is rich in vitamin C, which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Servings: 2-3 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients […]

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Tindora with Sesame

Tindora with Sesame

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  Try Tindora with Sesame if you want something different and tasty. Tindora (tondli, dondakaya/ivy gourd) is a versatile vegetable and lends itself to different ways of cooking. This vegetarian/vegan curry is a healthy accompaniment for rice. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 4 cups tindora, cut into 1-inch long thin strips Turmeric powder, a […]

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Tindora with Coconut

Tindora with Coconut

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  Tindora with Coconut is a South Indian curry and is a great accompaniment for rice. This vegetarian curry recipe is very easy, but it does take some time to cut the tindora. I make up for it by boiling the tindora in the microwave, instead of separately. This is a no-onion, no-garlic recipe. Servings: 4-6 […]

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| December 17, 2014 Comment

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| December 17, 2014 Comment

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| December 17, 2014 Comment

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