Main Dishes · Salads · Uncategorized

Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Ingredients 0.75 Cups Quinoa 0.5 cups Cooked Black Beans 0.25 cup Walnuts 1.5 tbsp Dried Cranberries (optional) 1 small Bell Pepper 5 Green Chillies Chopped 1 small onion Chopped 2 small tomatoes 1 tsp Cumin 1.5 tsp Salt 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 cup water Process Cook Quinoa as per the package instructions. Once cooked,… Continue reading Quinoa Black Bean Salad

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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 · Smoothies

Protein Smoothie with Nuts

Ingredients 1 Banana 1 cup ¬†Unsweetened Almond Milk 0.25 cup chopped walnuts 5 Almonds 10 Pistachios 1 tbsp Chia Seeds (optional) 1 cardamom Process Blend bananas,walnuts,almonds,pistachios,cardamom seeds. Add Almond Milk and blend again for a minute. Add ice if needed when blending. Add chia seeds, let is rest for 10-15 minutes and serve. Healthy additions/substitutes/other… Continue reading Protein Smoothie with Nuts

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

Main Dishes

Chickpea Rice/Chickpea Quinoa

Ingredients 1 cup Chickpeas Long grain or basmati Rice 1 Onion 2 Tomatoes Cumin Cinnamon Cloves Cardamom Bay Leaves Chana Masala Garam Masala Amchur powder (Dry mango powder)(optional) Salt Turmeric Oil Ghee 1.75 cups water Process Soak Chickpeas overnight and cook them in the pressure cooker for 3 whistles. If using a ¬†slow cooker, wash… Continue reading Chickpea Rice/Chickpea Quinoa

Breakfast · Main Dishes

High Protein Green Peas Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese) Paratha

Ingredients 0.5 cup Whole wheat Flour 0.25 cup Soy Flour 0.25 cup grated Paneer 0.5 cup Boiled Green peas 1.5 tsp Coriander seeds 1 tsp Cumin 0.5 tsp Ajwain or Carom Seeds Red chilli powder (optional) Ginger and Garlic (optional) Salt Oil water Process Mix Whole wheat flour, soy flour, salt,cumin,ajwain,chilli powder and crushed coriander… Continue reading High Protein Green Peas Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese) Paratha