Gluten Free

If you are celiac or gluten sensitive, worry no more. With exception of the breads and some appetizers, most of the Indian vegetarian recipes on manjulaskitchen.com are in fact Gluten Free.

**Special Note: Please make sure the Asafoetida Powder you are using is Gluten Free. If not, try this one: Supreme Spice 100% Pure Premium Quality Asafoetida Extract


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Spicy Corn Chaat

Appetizers, Chaat, Gluten Free, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, Lunch Box Suggestion, Snacks, Vegan, , ,

Craving something savory and delicious? This Spicy Corn Chaat is the perfect spicy snack that is sure to satisfy your cravings. It’s also easy and quick to prepare!

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Lemonade (Classic / Strawberry)

Beverages, Gluten Free, Kid-Friendly, Quick & Easy, Summer Recipes, , , , , , , , , ,

Summer is around the corner and I love this time of year! It means more time with my grandkids, a relaxed schedule and of course endless days of sun, pool and pure bliss! I like to serve refreshing Lemonade on these hot summer days. It’s definitely a must-have for fun summer outings like picnics or casual lunches if you are entertaining. Today I am making two different lemonades – traditional classic Lemonade and Strawberry Lemonade. It’s the perfect pick-me-up drink!

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Chana Chaat (Spicy Snack)

Appetizers, Chaat, Diabetic, Gluten Free, High Protein, Lunch Box Suggestion, Quick & Easy, Snacks, Vegan, , , , , , , , , , , ,

Chana Chaat is a healthy and delicious snack. I am using kala chana for this recipe. Kala chana looks like chickpeas, but brown in color. This is a delightfully sweet and tangy snack. Channa Chaat will also make a very enjoyable lunch box meal.

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Mango Mousse with Raspberry Pearls

Desserts, Diwali, Gluten Free, Holidays & Festivals, Kid-Friendly, Party Recipes, Quick & Easy, Summer Recipes, , , , , ,

My new recipe is called Mango Mousse with raspberry pearls. This is a delicious, delicate dessert that is sure to be enjoyed by all. Mangoes are my favorite fruit so I like to incorporate them in my various recipes. This was my first time making Raspberry pearls for the garnish. I did this with a special guest, Avani, who is currently a participant on Master Chef Junior! These delicate looking pearls are simply gorgeous on desserts!

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Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabji (Potato with Spicy Tomato Gravy)

Gluten Free, Krishna Janmashtami, Navaratri, Quick & Easy, Vegan, Vegetables Curry / Gravy, Yugadi, , , , , , ,

Aloo Tamatar ki Sabji or Potatoes with spicy tomato gravy is a classic combination and a popular North Indian dish. Aloo Tamatar, is flavorful and delicious and the best part is that it goes well with all different kinds of bread and rice.

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Apple Coconut Barfi

Desserts, Gluten Free, Kid-Friendly, Krishna Janmashtami, Navaratri, Quick & Easy, Snacks, Vegan, , , , , , , , , ,

Apple Coconut Barfi is a delicious treat. This fudge-like barfi super easy to make. It’s also vegan and gluten-free. The fruity taste makes for a great sweet snack without the guilt!

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Nariyal Ka Ladoo – Coconut Ladoo

Desserts, Diwali, Gluten Free, Holi, Navaratri, Quick & Easy, Snacks, Yugadi, , , , , , , ,

Nariyal Ka Ladoo or Coconut Ladoo, a delicious homemade sweet also can be serve as a candy. This is easy to prepare. One of the simplest recipe to make with few ingredients.

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Shahi Kheer – Makhana Pudding

Desserts, Gluten Free, Navaratri, Party Recipes, Winter Recipes, Yugadi, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Shahi Kheer, also called Makhana Pudding is a very traditional pudding-like dessert. Makhana is puffed lotus flower seed and looks like popcorn. Shahi means rich and royal. The textures of the nuts, and the creaminess of the milk makes this a super dessert. Adding the caramelize sugar with saffron and cardamom adds a very subtle and unique taste to the kheer.

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Masala Arbi (Sautéed Taro Root)

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Arbi is also known as Taro root. Masala Arbi with a great blend of spices makes a very enjoyable side dish. This can complement any meal. Masala Arbi can be served with roti, paratha or puri.

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Homemade Cream Cheese

Chutneys / Pickles, Gluten Free, Kid-Friendly, Paneer (Indian Cheese), Quick & Easy, ,

This recipe for Homemade Cream Cheese is an easy recipe to make. Cream cheese is delicious as a spread on crackers, bread and also for making cheesecake. This recipe will make about 3/4 cup of cream cheese.

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Mexican Rice

Fusion, Gluten Free, Kid-Friendly, Quick & Easy, Rice, Vegan, , , , , ,

When I first came to the United States, one of the first cuisines I was introduced to was Mexican. I really enjoyed it then just as much as I enjoy it now. My first experience with Mexican cuisine was a little mom and pop restaurant that really made an extra effort and catered to our vegetarian preference. I decided to try out a recipe for a Mexican rice which is typically served as a side dish with Mexican meals. I especially enjoy this rice with cheese enchiladas and refried beans. Enjoy!

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Mango Smoothie

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This recipe for Mango Smoothie is simply delicious, not to mention a perfect summer drink. This is a very easy and quick recipe. Mango smoothie can also make a very refreshing dessert when served in a bowl. Instead of milk or yogurt I used coconut milk and made it vegan friendly.

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Urad Dal Tadka

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Tadka urad dal was a favored lentil dish in my family while I was growing up. Dal is a staple dish in Indian meals and, for most Indian vegetarians, a frequent source of protein. This delicious, nourishing dish can accompany any number of different meals.

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Boondi Ka Raita

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Boondi Ka Raita is a delicious and easy to make side dish which compliments any meal. Boondi ka raita is a yogurt based Indian condiment. Raita is an integral part of Indian cuisine.

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