Vegetarian Appetizer Recipes

Samosa

Samosa

| July 15, 2013 Comment

Samosa is a snack for all seasons and is one of those vegetarian foods that’s enjoyed around the world. This vegetarian recipe for the popular Indian appetizer uses a spicy curry of potatoes and peas. You can use a filling of your choice for your vegetable samosas. Servings: 4 Cooking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients For […]

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Spinach Vada

Spinach Vada

| March 18, 2013 Comment

  Spinach vada, a deep-fried spinach fritter, known as “keera vadai” in South India, is sure to be a hot favorite with everyone who tries it. Made with spinach and urad dal (split black gram), this ranks high among my friends’ favorite vegetarian foods. Getting your greens vitamins never tasted this good! Servings: 4 Cooking Time: […]

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Spicy Almonds

Spicy Almonds

| March 18, 2013 Comment

  Spicy Almonds are a wonderful snack to munch on any time you need a quick boost of energy. If you’re tired of eating plain nuts, spice them up! Here’s an easy recipe for this healthy snack. Roasting instead of deep-frying makes this snack even healthier. Ingredients 1 lb whole almonds 2 tbsp vegetable oil […]

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Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes

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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Wheat Rava Upma

Wheat Rava Upma

| March 19, 2013 Comment

  Wheat Rava Upma is a healthy Indian breakfast dish that’s full of fiber and protein. Made with cracked wheat or wheat grits, it’s a filling breakfast and gives you plenty of energy to start your day. This is an easy South Indian vegetarian recipe. This upma would taste equally good without the onions, so […]

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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

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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Chana Sundal

Chana Sundal

| March 10, 2013 Comment

  Chana Sundal (guggillu or usli) is great if you want a nutritious and filling snack full of protein and fiber. This vegetarian and vegan dish is made with chickpeas (garbanzo beans) and coconut. You can also serve this with rice and ghee. It’s great as an afternoon snack for kids or anyone looking for […]

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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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