Breakfast · Desserts · Uncategorized

Whole Wheat Flour Appam with Banana

Ingredients 1 cup Whole wheat flour 2 tbsp Rice Flour 4 tsp Jaggery 1 Banana 0.5 tsp Cardamom pinch Soda pinch Salt Oil Process Mash the banana that are ripe till it gets a smooth consistency. Powder the jaggery. Mix all the ingredients well. Take a paniyaram/Aebleskiver pan and pour spoonful of batter into each… Continue reading Whole Wheat Flour Appam with Banana

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Appetizers · Desserts · Uncategorized

Baked Kajjikayalu/Empanadas with Nuts and Dates

Ingredients 0.25 cups Walnuts 0.25 cups Cashews 0.5 cups Pistachios 0.25 cups Roasted Chana Dal (Putnalu) 9 Dates Chia Seeds (optional) 1 cup Whole wheat Flour 3 -4 tbsp Oil 2 tbsp Ghee <0.5 cup Water 1.25 tsp Salt 8-9 Cardamom 0.25 cup Coconut (Optional) Process Dough Take the whole wheat flour in a bowl.… Continue reading Baked Kajjikayalu/Empanadas with Nuts and Dates

Dips

Everyday Herb Oil from the book Whole Cooking and Nutrition

  Ingredients 1 cup Parsley Leaves 4 sprigs fresh Oregano 2 springs Fresh rosemary 6 sprigs fresh thyme 2 cups extra-virgin olive oil Process Bring a medium pot of water  to boil. Fill medium bowl with ice water and set nearby Add parsley,Oregano,rosemary and thyme leaves to the boiling water. Blanch the herbs for 10-15… Continue reading Everyday Herb Oil from the book Whole Cooking and Nutrition

Breakfast · Main Dishes

Savory Chickpea (Besan) Pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup Chickpea Flour Veggies of choice Grated Carrot Chopped Onion Tomato Spinach/Fenugreek leaves 1tsp Carom seeds 1 tsp Cumin seeds Salt as needed Green chilies Oil 0.75 cups of water Process Mix sieved chickpea flour,carom seeds,cumin seeds, salt. Add water and mix to make the batter. Add veggies to the batter. Heat the… Continue reading Savory Chickpea (Besan) Pancakes

Breakfast · Desserts

Eggless Banana Walnut Whole Wheat Bread

Ingredients 1.75 cups whole wheat flour 2 Bananas mashed 0.5 cup honey 0.25 cup to 0.5 cups Almond Milk 0.5 cups walnuts/pecans/choc chips 2 Flax Eggs(2 tbsp flaxseed powder and 6 tbsp water) 1tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla extract 0.5 tsp salt 0.5 tsp cinnamon Chia Seeds 1/3rd cup oil Dried Cranberries (optional) Oats… Continue reading Eggless Banana Walnut Whole Wheat Bread

Breakfast · Main Dishes

Quinoa Pongal and Quinoa Kichdi

Ingredients 0.5 cup quinoa 0.5 cup moong dal (split yellow lentils) 1 Carrot Half Bell Pepper 0.5 cup Green Peas 6-7 Green beans 1 tsp Cumin 3 Green chilli 1 Tomato(optional) 2 cups water Salt Pepper (for pongal only) Process Quinoa Kichdi Dry roast quinoa and moong dal for a minute. After cooling down,soak quinoa… Continue reading Quinoa Pongal and Quinoa Kichdi

Breakfast · Main Dishes · Salads

Chickpea patties and Chickpea sandwich

Ingredients 1 cup Chick peas 2 tsp Flax Seed Salt 1 tsp Chilli Powder (optional) 1 tsp Garam Masala 1 medium Onion 0.5 cup Grated Carrot Coriander Green Chillies as needed (optional) Oil For Sandwich Mint Chutney Tamarind Chutney Cheese Process Boil Chick peas first or use the canned chickpeas. Mash chick peas and mix… Continue reading Chickpea patties and Chickpea sandwich