December 30, 2015

Tofu-Veggie Stir fry

"Stir frying is a Chinese cooking technique in which ingredients are fried in a very little amount of hot oil, being stirred in a wok. A tofu-veggie stir fry with flavor of ginger-garlic served over a bed of steamed jasmine rice or brown rice is perfect weeknight meal for healthy & veggie lovers. It's healthy, it’s quick and it’s full of flavor as hot cooking seals in the flavors of the foods, as well as preserving their color and texture."

Cuisine: Chinese | Recipe Category: Lunch & Dinner
Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving:  6

December 29, 2015

Quinoa & Black Bean Stew

"Eat light ….Eat right!!!! Quinoa & Black bean stew is a perfect satisfying supper for eat light & eat right folks. Full of all goodness of seasonal veggies with good source of protein in from quinoa & black beans this stew is super perfect for healthy eater. Relish this very stomach feeling dish with tossed salad."

Cuisine: World | Recipe Category: Soups & Stews
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 30 Minutes | serving: 6

Samosa/Potato Stuffed Pastries

"Samosas are very popular entrée or appetizer in the local cuisines of India though Samosa is claimed to have originated in Somalia as Sambusa. Samosa is a fried or baked pastry with a savory filling, like spiced potatoes,Cheese, macaroni,noodles and minced meat. Indian samosas are commonly vegetarian with spiced potato stuffing;often accompanied by coriander- mint chutney, available in almost every restaurant and tea stall. Its size and consistency may vary, but typically it is triangular in shape. It can be made with readymade patty sheets but this recipe is about how to make it from scratch"

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks
Prep Time: 30 Mins | Cook time: 45 Mins | Serving:  35 Pc

December 23, 2015

Vegetable hot & sour soup

"Vegetable hot and sour soup is a fusion recipe from Indo Chinese cuisine. This soup is very comforting and warming in the chilled winters. Just a slice of extra ginger perks you up instantly from nasty cold. This soup allow you to experiment with many ingredients such as bamboo shoots, tofu slices, lily buds, wood ears, button mushroom and other available fresh vegetables. I have used what was available to me but in all case this soup should be spicy and sour. Let’s enjoy the heady flavors of Vegetable Hot & Sour Soup"

Cuisine: Indo-Chinese | Recipe Category: Soups & Stews
Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving: 4

Vegetable clear soup

"Vegetable clear soup is a very healthy soup made from richly flavored stock and veggies. This vegetarian version has a great eye appeal because of the different colors of veggies used. The varied texture of the vegetable also adds an interesting element to this soup. This soup is healthy, helps in weight loss, super easy, so what waiting for let’s get started!"

Cuisine: Chinese | Recipe Category: Soups & Stews
Prep Time: 10 Minutes    | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving: 4

December 22, 2015

Vegetable & Tofu Pad Thai

"An authentic Pad Thai recipe for real vegetarian Thai food lovers, or those who want a lighter noodle dish without the meat. This Pad Thai recipe offers lots of protein in the form soft tofu and ground nuts. And because it's made with rice noodles, Pad Thai can also be made gluten-free. Although vegetables are not strictly part of traditional Pad Thai, but feel free to add your choices."

Cuisine: Thai | Recipe Category: Lunch & Dinner
Prep time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving:  2-3

Doi potol/Pointed Gourd Curry

"Doi potol/Pointed Gourd CurryPotol/Parwal or Pointed Gourd is found abundantly in India during the summer time. Doi Potol is an Indian curry from Bengali kitchen cooked with curd and spices. In Bengali Doi means yogurt and potol is pointed guard. Doi potol reveals the richness of Bengali Cuisine to the fullest. Doi Potol can be served hot with steamed rice, Roti or Luchi. Let’s enjoy this recipe."

Cuisine: Indian (Bengal) Recipe Category: Curry
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving:  3-4

December 21, 2015

Tomato celery soup

"Very easy to prepare and super healthy recipe for tomato & celery lover. Tomato celery soup is a quick recipe prepared in no time and perfect for cold winter’s day. This soup is delicious when served hot and accompanied by a tasty chunk of garlic bread or baguette."

Cuisine: Italian | Recipe Category: Soups & Stews
Prep Time: 5 Minutes    | Cook time: 30 Minutes | serving: 4

Vegetable Broth

"Vegetable Broth is a flavored liquid preparation interchangeably known as stock also. The vegetable broth forms a base for many dishes like vegetable sauces, gravies, stew and soups. Making vegetable broth is very easy with very less effort. Onion, celery, and carrots are the basic ingredients with great base flavor. These are key ingredients other than these you can tailor your broth using other vegetables and herbs to what you’re going to be using it for like mushrooms, parsley, thyme, bay leaf, green onion, ginger and lemongrass if using for Thai cuisine."

Cuisine: World | Recipe Category: Soups & Stews
Prep Time: 10 Minutes    | Cook time: 1 hour | serving:  8-10 cups

December 20, 2015

Moong Daal kachori

"Moong Daal kachori is a very famous mouthwatering spicy snack food of India. With a flavorful moong dal stuffing, kachori is deep-fried on a slow flame to achieve that deliciously crisp crust outside and hollow, well-cooked inside. A perfect kachori is one that is puffed up crispy and flaky outside but hollow inside as the filling sticks to the crust. Let’s get started with kachori recipe right in your own kitchen with very basic ingredients."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Appetizer & Snacks
Soaking Time: 2 hours | Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 30 Minutes | serving: 8-10 pc

December 18, 2015

Banana Bread (Eggless)

"Banana loaf or banana bread is very quick, simple, fuss free yet nutritious recipe. This bread is moist and delicious with loads of banana flavor in it. This egg less banana bread can be made plain or added with fruits, nuts, seeds and chocolate chips. Let’s enjoy this healthy, full of flavor and a wonderful recipe for entire family. "

Cuisine: World | Recipe Category: Cakes & Bakes
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 40 Minutes | serving: 4

December 14, 2015

Corn Spinach Rissois

"Rissois is a delicate tasting small  croquette, enclosed in pastry, rolled in breadcrumbs, usually baked or deep fried. A rissole was initially created in France which means reddish. In India it was handed down straight from the Portuguese while they were in Goa. The signature recipe from the Portuguese is known as Rissóis de Camarão are which means Shrimp Croquettes. But being vegetarian I got chance to learn this vegetarian variation of the recipe from one of my Goan friend. The filling can be sweet or savory but always sure to impress. Enjoy this mouth melting Appetizer."

Cuisine: French | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks
Prep Time: 30 Minutes | Rest time: 30 Minutes | Cook time: 30 Minutes | serving:  30 pc

September 11, 2015

Banana & Walnut Muffins (Eggless)

"Banana and walnut muffin is very quick, simple recipe. This muffins are moist and delicious filled with the flavors of Banana, Cinnamon and Walnuts in it. Banana with walnuts is a great combination together with Cinnamon enhancing the flavor of banana. Let’s enjoy this healthy, full of flavor and a wonderful recipe."

Cuisine: World | Recipe Category: Cakes & Bakes
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 50 Minutes | serving: 12 pc

Mint-Coriander Chutney

"Mint coriander is a very easy recipe made from ingredients easily available in your kitchen. Mint coriander chutney usually used as a spread for sandwiches or with chaats, pakoras, and samosas or with any savory snack. This recipe can be served as side dish also."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Spice,Sauce & Condiments
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 5 Minutes | serving: 1 cup

Aloo-pyaaj-paneer in desi ghee

Aloo-pyaaj-paneer ki sabji (Curry) in desi ghee is a popular curry of Rajasthan, India. Rajasthani cuisines are full of unique flavors and spices. Aloo-Pyaaj-Paneer ki sabji is a real treat for potato-onion lovers. This dish though having very simple and common ingredient is prepared in a very special way. And the secret ingredient is “Desi Ghee”….so let’s get started step by step.

Cuisine: Indian (Rajasthan) | Recipe Category: Curry
Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook Time: 25 Minutes | serving:  3-4

July 12, 2015

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of broccoli soup is a worldwide famous soup. This soup can be prepared and shimmer using single pot. Though ingredients variations exist for this soup recipe, but broccoli, stock and milk or cream are core ingredients. It’s a very rich, creamy but also healthy recipe served hot with broccoli florets or crouton. Cream of broccoli soup also goes well a toasted buttered bread baguette.

Cuisine: World | Recipe Category: Soups & Stews
Prep Time: 15 Minutes   | Cook Time: 25 Minutes | Serving: 2- 3

June 27, 2015

Akki Rotti - Rice Flour Pancake

Akki Rotti is a very popular rice-based breakfast dish from Karnataka, India. Akki Rotti means a rice pancake which is prepared using rice flour as main ingredient. When you are placed with people from different culture and communities, it gives you an opportunity to learn and relish different cuisine. I feel very lucky to learn all these great recipes and Akki rotti recipe is one of them.

Cuisine: Indian (Karnataka) | Recipe Category: Breakfast & Brunch
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook Time: 20 Minutes | Serving:  3

June 24, 2015

Rava Ladoo

Ladoo is a traditional Indian Dessert made up of roasted semolina and coconut combined with sugar, ghee, dry fruits and rolled into round balls shape. Rava ladoo recipe is one the easy and quick recipe can be prepared 30 in minutes.

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Dessert & Sweets
Prep Time: 5 Minutes |  Cook Time: 25 Minutes |  Serving: 20 pc