Main Dishes · Salads

Quinoa Rajma

Ingredients 0.5 Cup Uncooked Quinoa 0.25 cup Uncooked Rajma Green chillies – 1 or 2 1 small Onion 1 Medium Tomato Cinnamon Stick Bay Leaves Cloves Rajma Masala Salt Oil Cumin – 1/4 tsp Process Cook Quinoa as per cooking instructions. (Quinoa: water = 1:1 ratio). Once cooked and cooled down, fluff it with a… Continue reading Quinoa Rajma

Appetizers

Black Eyed Beans Fritters / Alasandala Vadalu

Ingredients 0.5 cup Black Eye Beans 1 Medium Onion 2 Green Chillies or 1 Jalepeno 1 sprig Corainder 3-4 Mint leaves Salt Garam Masala Rice Flour/Chickpea flour (optional) Grated carrot Oil for deep frying Process Soak the black eyed beans overnight. Do not cook the beans Chop onion,coriander,Jalepenos,mint leaves,carrot Add the soaked Black eyed beans… Continue reading Black Eyed Beans Fritters / Alasandala Vadalu

Salads

Black Eyed Beans High Protein Salad

Ingredients 1 cup boiled Black Eye Beans 1 Medium Onion 1 Medium Tomato 2 Green Chillies or 1 Jalepeno 1 sprig Corainder Salt Pepper Process If using fresh Black Eye, soak them overnight and cook them for 3 whistles in the morning. If using a slow cooker, keep it in low overnight or high for… Continue reading Black Eyed Beans High Protein Salad

Desserts · Smoothies

Berry smoothie/pop with less Spike in BG

Ingredients 8 Medium strawberries 1 Ripe Banana (frozen banana can be used too) 0.5 tbsp Chia seeds 6 almonds 1 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk/Cashew Milk/Soy Milk 1 tsp Honey Saffron (just for topping and good color) 1/8th tsp of cinnamon Process Blend all ingredients in a blender for 5 minutes. Add ice if needed. If… Continue reading Berry smoothie/pop with less Spike in BG

Appetizers

Baked Spicy Peanuts

Ingredients 2 cups peanuts 0.5 cup Chickpea flour(Besan) 0.12 cup(1/8th) Rice Flour Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tsp Cumin seeds/Cumin powder 0.5 tsp Garam Masala/Chat Masala 1 tsp Chilli Powder Salt as needed 2 tbsp Oil Process Soak 2 cups of peanuts in water for 15-20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350F. In a bowl mix all… Continue reading Baked Spicy Peanuts

Main Dishes

Veggie Vermicelli

Ingredients 0.5 cup vermicelli 1 cup water salt 3-4 Green Beans 1/4 cup Cauliflower 1 medium Carrot 1 small Potato 0.5 medium Onion Red chillies Seasoning(Urad dal, mustard,Jeera, Hing, Curry leaves) 1 tbsp Cashews 2 tsp oil Process In a pan heat oil , add seasoning ingredients. Once they splutter, add curry leaves, Red chillies,roasted… Continue reading Veggie Vermicelli

Main Dishes

Spicy and Tangy Quinoa (Quinoa Pulihora)

Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa  2 cups water salt Oil Peanuts Seasoning (Chana Dal, Urad Dal, Mustard,Jeera,Hing,Curry leaves,Red chilli) 5 Sliced Green Chillies Tamarind Puree Process First boil 2 cups of water, add salt and quinoa to it...cook till water evaporates. Turn off the stove, let it cool down and fluff with a fork. In a… Continue reading Spicy and Tangy Quinoa (Quinoa Pulihora)

Main Dishes · Soups Salads and Appetizers

Veggie Penne Soup

Ingredients 0.5 Oz Barilla Whole Grain Penne Pasta 0.5 tsp Pepper Salt as needed 3 cups Vegetable stock 1 medium Carrot 1 celery Celery 0.5 cup sweet Corn 0.25 cup Green Peas Rosemary(optional) for dressing Cheese (optional) for dressing Process Add all the ingredients to the pressure cooker and let it go for 3-4 whistles.… Continue reading Veggie Penne Soup

Soups

Barley Masoor Dal Veggie Soup

Ingredients 4 tablespoons Barley 4 tablespoons Masoor Dal 1 celery 1 carrot 1 tomato 4 cups water 1 inch Ginger 2-3 mint leaves 1 sprig coriander 2 garlic pods 0.5 tsp Ajwain or carom seeds 1 tsp ghee (clarified butter) salt and pepper as needed Process In a pressure cooker add tsp of ghee. Add… Continue reading Barley Masoor Dal Veggie Soup

Soups

Cabbage Soup (Low-Carb)

Ingredients 2 cups chopped cabbage 1medium onion 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp olive oil 1 clove 0.25 tsp cinnamon powder 3 cups vegetable stock salt and pepper to taste Process In a pan heat oil add minced garlic and chopped onion and sauté until color changes to light brown and the raw smell goes… Continue reading Cabbage Soup (Low-Carb)