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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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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Shahi Pulao (Vegetable Pulao)

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Shahi Pulao or Vegetable Pulao is an exotic rice dish that combines spicy and aromatic vegetables served over rice. Rich with flavor, this is an extraordinary dish. You may also call this Biryani. This dish is made in two parts. First I prepare the rice with cumin seeds and cilantro. Then the vegetables are cooked separately with tomatoes, cashews, beans, green peas, cauliflower, and paneer. Top these vegetables over the rice and you have a mouth-watering dish!

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Masala Bell Pepper (Capsicum)

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Bell pepper is also known as capsicum or shimla mirch. Masala bell pepper with great blend of spices, makes a very enjoyable side dish. This can complement any meal. Masala bell pepper can be served with roti, paratha or puries. I enjoy this with side of dal fry and plain rice.

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Fruit Smoothie

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This Fruit smoothie is a delicious and healthy drink, and also quick and easy to make. Fruit smoothie is one of my favorite summer drinks. This great smoothie consists of cantaloupes, strawberries, and yogurt with a touch of ginger giving a nice and tangy taste. Try this recipe for the perfect almost-summer drink.

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Falooda Kulfi (Indian Ice Cream)

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Falooda Kulfi is a refreshing dessert. “Falooda” looks like rice noodles and they are made with cornstarch or arrowroot. “Kulfi” is an Indian ice cream. This is a delicacy with street vendors all over India. One has to experience this delightful dessert to appreciate it. You can also serve Falooda with any ice cream of your choice. Try this recipe to enjoy as one of my favorite summertime treats!

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Tomato Chutney (Pickle)

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Tomato Chutney is tangy and spicy. I was inspired to make this particular tomato chutney from the south Indian cuisine. Chutneys and pickles are a common component of Indian meals. This unique blend of spices gives an amazing unforgettable flavor to chutney. It goes well with breads and rice or can be used as a spread for sandwiches. Tomato chutney is very easy to make and can be refrigerated for up to a month.

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Dal Fry (Dal Tadka)

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Dal Fry is a popular Indian lentil recipe. This recipe uses Toor dal, which is also known as Arhar or Toovar dal. The dal is seasoned with variety of spices and it tastes delicious. This is something you often find served at Indian restaurants.

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Mint Chutney – Indian Condiment

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Mint chutney is a delicious condiment, blend of mint and cilantro combined with spices. Most Indian snacks are incomplete without chutney. Chutney also tastes great with a main meal. Try using mint chutney as a spread for your sandwiches – it tastes great!

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Mango Panna Cotta

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Mango panna cotta is a delicious, easy, light and refreshing dessert. Mango and coconut milk together makes it a layered, tempting vegan delight that is hard to resist.

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Cauliflower with Yogurt Gravy

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Cauliflower in spiced yogurt gravy makes a very flavorful side dish. This dish is simply delicious and worth trying. You can serve this with any bread or rice.

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Cabbage Pickle (Bandh Gobhi Achar)

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Cabbage pickle is a spicy condiment with any meal. This is quick and easy to prepare. Traditionally Indian meals are not complete without pickles / relish

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Spinach Potato (Aloo Palak) Pakora

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Pakoras are great as an appetizer, a tasty compliment for your afternoon tea and a spicy delicious snack anytime. They are made with spinach, potatoes, besan and spices and then fried till crispy golden.

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Lauki ka Raita – Bottle Gourd with Yogurt

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Lauki raita is a refreshing yogurt-based dish made with spiced lauki and yogurt. Lauki is also known as bottle gourd, doodhi, ghia. Lauki raita is healthy and tastes delicious. Serve this as a side dish with any Indian flat bread or over the rice.

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Mushroom Corn Cashew Curry

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Corn and mushroom in tomato and spicy cashew gravy makes a delicious main dish. Cashews add a creamy and rich texture to the dish. This is a quick and easy recipe. This goes well with any Indian flat bread or plain rice.

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Okra Tomato Curry

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Crispy okra (bhindi) served with a flavorful tomato curry is a mouthwatering side dish. You will sure to impress your guests with this unique dish!

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