Tag Archives: Vegan

Crispy Shakarpara (Almond Biscuit) Recipe

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A traditional tea-time biscuit-like snack often made during festive occasions, shakarpara is the perfect sweet for any gathering. They are deep-fried sugar crisps with almonds and hint of cardamom, which adds to their unique flavor. This is one of those snacks that you won’t be able to stop munching on.

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Crispy Spinach Pakoras

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Spinach pakoras are delicious as a snack. Spinach pakoras can be served many different ways and they always taste great. One of my favorite ways to serve these pakoras as papdi chaat.

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Cucumber Cooler

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Cucumber cooler with mint makes a very refreshing drink. This has a nice and soothing taste. This drink can be prepared up to a day in advance and it is great for outdoor parties and picnics.

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Cucumber Salad

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This is a fresh and easy cucumber salad recipe, with a creamy dressing and has touch of fennel seeds. This is a refreshing and healthy low cal Salad and looks beautiful.

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Dal Dhokli (Gujarati One Dish Meal)

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Dal Dhokli is a traditional Gujarati dish. This recipe consists of spicy whole wheat uncooked roti pieces simmered into dal and cooked to perfection. Dal dhokli has a mild sweet and spicy flavor. Dal dhokli also makes a delightful one dish meal.

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Dal Pakwan (Sindhi Breakfast)

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Dal Pakwan is an authentic breakfast delicacy in Sindhi homes. Crisp flavored puries known as Pakwan served with spicy dal topped with chutney.

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Dal Pakwan Chaat

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This recipe is a little twist to an authentic breakfast delicacy in Sindhi homes. This style of serving makes this dish perfect for a gathering. I was inspired to do this recipe from when this was served to me in Jaipur while I was visiting my daughter-in-law family.

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Dal Paratha (Stuffed Indian Flat Bread)

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Dal Paratha, or Bikanare Paratha, this is best described as Indian stuffed flatbread. This delicious bread is filled with cooked chana dal and a variety of spices. However, unlike other stuffed parathas these are rolled super thin. These parathas are a Rajasthani delicacy.

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Date And Raisin Chutney (Khajoor and Kishmish Chutney)

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Date and Raisin chutney! This exotic sweet and sour chutney is mildly spiced, this will compliment any meal. This is an easy and quick recipe to make.

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Eggless Omelet (Vegan)

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This Eggless Omelet is similar to a variation of besan chila. I combine lots of vegetables including bell pepper, spinach, and tomatoes and then add in some light spices. Now you have a healthy and delicious choice for breakfast or light lunch. It is also vegan and gluten free!

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Falafel Sandwich

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Falafel is a popular Middle Eastern chick pea patty. Falafel is stuffed in pita bread with salad and sauce.

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Family Dinner With Mexican Cuisine

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Last night was our weekly family dinner night! Hosting a family dinner has been a little challenging as my husband has started a gluten-free diet and my older son is vegan. Then there’s the challenge of making something my grand-kids enjoy too! After some thought I decided that Mexican cuisine would be the perfect solution!

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Flax Seed Burfi (Flaxseed Healthy Bar)

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Flax Seed Burfi or you can call this health bar. Flax Seed is high in protein and good source of vegetarian omega 3. This Burfi is vegan, gluten free and tastes great.

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Fruit Chaat

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This is a bright, colorful and refreshing fruit chaat that can also be used as a fruit salad. My siblings and I looked forward to the fruit chaat, which was served regularly as part of our lunch. It was a delicious way of eating a great variety of fresh, seasonal fruit. This will brighten up any meal or taste great by itself, any time of the day.

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Gajar Matar (Carrots With Green Peas)

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Gajar Matar is a healthy and easy recipe to make. This mildly spiced, colorful dish can compliment just about any meal.

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