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: The Spice Lab No. 115 – Asafoetida Powder, French Jar – All Natural Non GMO Gluten Free


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Aloo Bhujia – Potato Sev

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Aloo bhujia is a crispy savory snack. Bhujia looks like short thin noodles. Aloo bhujia is also a favorite snack with my grand kids. This is a perfect snack for a relaxed evening nibbling while watching TV.

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Virgin Pina Colada (Mocktail)

Beverages, Gluten Free, Party Recipes, Summer Recipes, Vegan, , ,

Virgin Pina colada, a non-alcoholic drink. This is very refreshing tropical fruit drink. Pina colada is easy to make, just perfect for hot summer days. Pina colada is made with pineapple and coconut and has a nice and soothing taste.

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Crispy Aloo Pakoras (Potato Fritters)

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Crispy aloo pakoras, or crispy potato fritters are a flavorful and delicious snack specially when it is served with cilantro chutney, and hot cup of chai. They are easy and quick to make. Welcome your surprise guest and treat them with these mouthwatering crispy aloo pakoras.

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Mango Rice

Gluten Free, Kid-Friendly, Lunch Box Suggestion, Quick & Easy, Rice, Vegan, , , , , , , , ,

Mango rice is just one style of South Indian rice dishes among many different variations. Mango rice has a very unique flavor due to the tartness of the mangoes, the sweetness of the coconut, and the heat of the chilies all being mixed together. This is a simple but flavorful and satisfying light lunch!

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Kache Kele Ki Sabji, Spicy Plantain, Raw Banana Sabji

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Spicy plantain makes a delicious side dish. Plantain is green raw banana that is used for cooking. They do not have the sweetness or flavor as regular bananas, but taste amazing when cooked with salt and spices. I like to serve them with dal and rice.

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Masala Paneer

Appetizers, Gluten Free, Paneer (Indian Cheese), Snacks, , , , , ,

Need a simple healthy appetizer that is sure to be enjoyed by all? Try serving my “Masala Paneer Cubes” at your next get together! It is homemade paneer mixed with a variety of spices. Serve with crackers, or fruit plate. Masala paneer can be used for many different ways, like paneer pakoras, paneer paratha.

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Peanut Chutney

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Peanut chutney is a delicious condiment that compliments many South Indian dishes such as dosa, idli, and medhu vada. This chutney also makes a great spicy spread for sandwiches. I often use this as a dip with pita chips. This is a quick and easy recipe to make!

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Crispy Aloo Tikki (Potato Patty)

Appetizers, Chaat, Gluten Free, Snacks, Street Food Recipes, Vegan, , , , , , ,

Crispy Aloo Tikki is a popular street food chaat that can be made in a variety of ways. Any way you prepare these tikkis, they are sure to turn out great! They taste especially delicious with cilantro chutney or tamarind chutney. One of my favorite toppings is spiced chola (this recipe for crispy aloo tikki is with spicy chola topping).

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Thattai (Rice Crackers)

Gluten Free, Holi, Krishna Janmashtami, Snacks, Uncategorized, Vegan, Yugadi, , , , , , , , , , ,

Thattai is a popular south Indian snack. You may call them crispy rice crackers. This is made with rice flour and a few spices. It is both vegan and gluten free. Thattai is a great snack to have on hand in your pantry.

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Dosa (Rice and Urad Dal Crepe)

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Dosa is a popular South Indian delicacy which looks like a crepe. Dosa is a crisp and thin pancakes made of a rice and urad dal batter. Traditionally Dosa is served with samber, aloo masala and coconut chutney.

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Jeera Rice (Cumin Rice)

Gluten Free, Party Recipes, Rice,

Jeera rice is a simple rice dish flavored with cumin seeds. Jeera Rice or Cumin Rice makes a delicious side dish which can be served with any meal and makes it festive.

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Chatpate Aloo (Spicy Stir-Fry Potatoes)

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Chatpate Aloo or spicy stir-fry potatoes is a tangy and delicious spicy dish. These Stir-fried potatoes with green chili and tamarind give a very unique flavor. Chatpate Aloo is perfect as a delicious appetizer or you can serve them as a side dish with any meal.

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Mixed Vegetable Pakoras

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These Mixed Vegetable Pakoras are an all-time favorite snack in India. There are endless variations of pakoras, which are also known as bhajias. Mixed vegetable pakoras as the name suggests are made with a variety of vegetables. Pakoras are great as an appetizer or snack for any type of the gathering. They are perfect for a rainy day, and even more delicious paired with a cup of hot spicy chai.

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Kesar Peda (Indian Milk Dessert)

Desserts, Diwali, Gluten Free, Holidays & Festivals, Krishna Janmashtami, Navaratri, Quick & Easy, Snacks, , , , ,

kesar peda is a classic sweet made for festive occasions. They are delicious and made with very few ingredients, milk and sugar, flavored with cardamom and saffron. This is a easy recipe to make.

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Spinach Kofta Curry

Gluten Free, Party Recipes, Vegetables Curry / Gravy,

Spinach kofta curry is an exotic gravy-based dish. These spinach and potato koftas (also known as pakoras or dumplings) are simmered in rich creamy tomato gravy making this a very delicious dish. Spinach kofta can be served with any Indian flat bread like Roti, Naan, Paratha, or with plain white rice. This will be enjoyed by everyone.

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