Recipes

Oatmeal Whole Wheat Bread Without Yeast
Preparation: 40 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Oatmeal Whole Wheat Bread Without Yeast

April 21, 2021 No Comments
Preheat over to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a medium size mixing bowl add all the dry ingredients (oats, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, pinch of salt) and mix well. Keep the dry mixture aside. In a large mixing bowl, add milk, eggs, and vanilla essence, and mix well…
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No Sugar Added, Mawa Kulfi
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

No Sugar Added, Mawa Kulfi

April 7, 2021 No Comments
On medium low heat, in a shallow non-stick dutch pan or wok, add in 4 cups of milk and simmer. Stir occasionally to prevent milk from sticking to the pan. Continue to simmer milk until reduced to half the quantity and color starts to caramelize. Once milk reduces to 1…
Gluten Free Oatmeal Muffins
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Gluten Free Oatmeal Muffins

April 7, 2021 No Comments
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel the banana, keep it aside. In a blender, combine all the ingredients including the peeled banana, puree until it appears like a smooth cake batter. Grease a muffin pan with cooking oil spray and pour the batter into individual muffin cups. Bake for 12-15…
Avocado Mint Chutney
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Avocado Mint Chutney

April 7, 2021 No Comments
In a blender, add in all the ingredients and blend until pureed. Squeeze fresh lime or lemon juice, stir well, and pour into a serving dish. Enjoy the fresh green Avocado Mint Chutney with your favorite appetizer.
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Fish Kat-a-Kat
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 14 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy

Fish Kat-a-Kat

March 22, 2021 No Comments
Remove the skin from the fish, clean thoroughly, wash and pat dry. Keep it aside. On medium low heat, using a non-stick or a dutch pan, spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add cumin seeds and let it sizzle for 1 minute. Next, add in garlic and ginger, mix well.…
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Oven Baked Onion and Spinach Pakoras
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Oven Baked Onion and Spinach Pakoras

March 15, 2021 No Comments
Preheat the oven to 350 degree fahrenheit. Cut the onion in round or thin strings. Chiffonade or shred the spinach into small pieces. In a medium size, preferably shallow, dish or bowl mix the onion and spinach and keep it aside. Now mix all the dry ingredients together in a…
No Sugar Added, Walnut-Dates Carrot Bread
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

No Sugar Added, Walnut-Dates Carrot Bread

March 15, 2021 No Comments
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit. In a medium size mixing bowl add all the dry ingredients, whole-wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder, chopped walnuts, and dates, mix well and keep it aside. In a small bowl, smash the ripe banana well and keep it aside. In…
Oatmeal – Whole Wheat Roti
Preparation: 20 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Oatmeal – Whole Wheat Roti

February 1, 2021 No Comments
Boil water in a medium size pot and add the oatmeal, stir well. Remove from the heat and add the whole wheat flour and mix well to avoid any lumps. While the dough is cooling down, heat up a non-stick frying pan, skillet, or a griddle on medium-high heat. Once…
Instant Pot Chicken Shami Kababs
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 15 ingredients
Category: Appetizers
Difficulty: Easy

Instant Pot Chicken Shami Kababs

January 31, 2021 No Comments
Soak the chana daal for a few hours, rinse, and pat dry. Remove all the visible skin or fat from the chicken. Wash, pat dry, and cut into small cubes. Follow the manufacturer’s direction to turn on your instant pot to sauté mode for pre-heating. Now in the pre-heated instant…
Banana Yeast Bread
Preparation: 210 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Banana Yeast Bread

January 25, 2021 No Comments
In a microwave-safe cup, warm the milk for 25 seconds (to lukewarm). In a medium-size bowl, sieve together whole wheat flour, bread flour, and add all the dry ingredients. Set aside. Smash the banana in a small bowl and mix it with the milk. Combine banana and flour mixtures, and…
Multigrain Bread Rolls
Preparation: 180 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Multigrain Bread Rolls

November 28, 2020 No Comments
In a microwave-safe cup, warm the milk for 25 seconds (to lukewarm). Add yeast and sugar in the milk and let it stand for 5-10 minutes until it’s fully bloomed (if the yeast does not bloom then please do not continue to make it, that means yeast is not good…
No-Meat Coconut Kadhi Khausey
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 14 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy

No-Meat Coconut Kadhi Khausey

November 26, 2020 No Comments
This recipe will be made in 3 different parts Coconut Curry  In a medium-size non-stick pan spray oil for 2 seconds and add coconut milk. Now mix the gram flour with a half cup of water and mix gently into a smooth batter. Add gram flour smooth batter to the…
Beef Pasandey
Preparation: 180 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Hard

Beef Pasandey

July 9, 2020 No Comments
Wash and clean the steak; pat dry and set aside. In a blender, combine yogurt, papaya, ginger paste, garlic paste and salt and puree. Place the meat in a glass bowl and pour the yogurt mixture over it to completely coat the meat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight or for…
Cocktail Colorful Dhoklas with Spicy Strawberry Chutney
Preparation: 120 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Appetizers
Difficulty: Moderate

Cocktail Colorful Dhoklas with Spicy Strawberry Chutney

July 8, 2020 No Comments
In a medium size bowl, mix semolina (sooji), yogurt, 1/3 cup water, garlic paste, cumin coriander powder, oil and salt. Mix well and set aside. The batter should be the consistency of cake mix. In a large saucepan, over medium high heat, add 3 cups of water and insert a…
Spicy Moong Burrito
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Easy

Spicy Moong Burrito

June 24, 2020 No Comments
 In a medium skillet, over medium-low heat, add oil and sauté onions, tomatoes, cayenne pepper, cumin powder and turmeric for 1 minute.  Add boiled moong (see below) and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add the cilantro to make the filling; divide into four equal parts.…
Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Fingers with Strawberry-Ketchup Sauce
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Moderate

Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Fingers with Strawberry-Ketchup Sauce

June 23, 2020 No Comments
In medium sized bowl, add yogurt, egg whites, garlic, salt, pepper to make a paste.  If it is too thick, add some water. Add the chicken and marinate for about 2 hours. In the meanwhile, grind the oatmeal until course and add the cornflakes. Once chicken has been marinated for…
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Homemade Achaar Masala

June 17, 2020 No Comments
In a bowl, combine the above spices and mix well. 1.      This recipe makes approximately 1.5 to 2 tablespoons of masala and is good for 1 pound of chicken.   
Achaar Chicken
Preparation: 120 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Moderate

Achaar Chicken

June 16, 2020 No Comments
Heat a saucepan over medium heat; add oil and onion. Sauté for 3 to 5 minutes. Add chicken and all of the above ingredients. Cover and cook for 30 to 45 minutes or until the chicken is tender and there is a small amount of gravy left in the pan. Garnish…
Beef Bajra Kebab
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Appetizers
Difficulty: Moderate

Beef Bajra Kebab

June 11, 2020 No Comments
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients, except cooking oil spray; mix well and set aside for 15 to 20 minutes. Divide mixture into 8 parts to make round, flat patties, 2 inches in diameter. In a small non-stick frying pan, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 4…
Chicken Haleem
Preparation: 180 minutes
Contains: 19 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Moderate

Chicken Haleem

June 10, 2020 No Comments
In a medium bowl, combine barley and 4 cups of water and soak for 4 hours. Drain the water. In a medium non-stick saucepan, over medium-low heat, add 4 cups water and the soaked barley; cook for 30 to 40 minutes. Let it cool. Using a hand-held blender puree the barley mixture.…
Turkey Tacos
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Moderate

Turkey Tacos

June 4, 2020 No Comments
In a non-stick pan, over medium high heat, sauté chopped onions; add ground turkey and cook for 5 minutes. Add chopped garlic and taco seasoning. Cook until mixture is dry. To assemble the tacos: add 2 tablespoon turkey meat, 1 tablespoon salsa, 1⁄2 tablespoon sour cream, 1⁄4 tablespoon shredded cheese and 1…
Daal with Kadu
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 16 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy

Daal with Kadu

May 30, 2020 No Comments
Combine the Daals in a cooking pot and rinse well. Add water and set aside for thirty minutes then do a final rinse. Add 4 cups of water and cook the Daal over high heat to rapid boil; as soon as it starts creating foam, skim the foam carefully and discard…
Fruit Salad Chaat with Raspberry Dressing or Chutney
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: Salads
Difficulty: Easy

Fruit Salad Chaat with Raspberry Dressing or Chutney

May 26, 2020 No Comments
In a medium bowl, combine all fruits, raisins and beans and mix well. Plate the salad and add Raspberry Dressing or Raspberry Chutney over the salad. Garnish with cilantro and romaine lettuce on top.  
Salmon with Mango Salsa and Sweet Potatoes
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 9 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy

Salmon with Mango Salsa and Sweet Potatoes

May 25, 2020 No Comments
Combine all the dry spices in a bowl; add minced garlic and olive oil. Mix well into paste consistency Rub the mixture on both sides of the Salmon pieces. Heat a nonstick pan on medium setting. Place the fish on the a non-stick pan and cook for about 3-4 minutes…
Sweet Potatoes
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Sweet Potatoes

May 27, 2017 No Comments
Peel potatoes and slice to desired thickness Preheat oven to 400°F In a bowl,  add potato slices, rosemary, black pepper, red chili powder, garlic powder and olive oil. Mix well Place potato slices on a cookie sheet and bake for 5 to 7 minutes; turn each slice and bake for additional…
Mango Salsa
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Mango Salsa

May 27, 2017 No Comments
In a medium glass bowl, combine all the ingredients and refrigerate. Serve with Salmon and Sweet Potatoes (see recipe links below)
Tandoori Chicken Bites
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 15 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy

Tandoori Chicken Bites

May 27, 2017 No Comments
Place chicken breast pieces in a bowl. Add yogurt, garlic & ginger paste, olive oil, ground cumin, ground red pepper, paprika, ground turmeric, salt, garam masala, red color and lemon juice to the chicken pieces and mix well by thoroughly coating all the chicken pieces. Marinate in a refrigerator for 2 hours,…
Sherbet
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: Beverages
Difficulty: Easy

Sherbet

December 11, 2016 No Comments
Soak Takmiria in 1/4 cup of water for 15 minutes; they will become lighter and float on water. Drain the water and set aside Combine milk and ice cream. Mix well Add Takmiria, Rooh-afzah, and Vanilla extract to the milk. Mix well Chill and serve    
Meethi Seviyan
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: Desserts
Difficulty: Easy

Meethi Seviyan

October 15, 2016 No Comments
Heat a small saucepan over low-medium heat. Spray pan evenly with cooking oil spray for two seconds. Increase the heat to medium, add the vermicelli and stir well to coat the vermicelli with cooking oil spray; roast  for 2 to 3 minutes or until the vermicelli turns golden brown to reddish…
Guvar Aloo Salan
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy

Guvar Aloo Salan

September 28, 2016 No Comments
Rinse the cluster beans in cool water. Set aside. In a medium size pot, add the 4 cups of tap water over high heat, bring it to a rapid boil, add the beans, and blanch for 7 to 10 minutes or until beans soften. Lower the heat, remove the pot, drain the…
Homemade Mac & Cheese
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 8 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Easy

Homemade Mac & Cheese

August 14, 2014 No Comments
In a pot, bring water to boil, add pasta and allow to cook. Halfway through cook time on the pasta, add peas and carrots and allow to boil until pasta is tender. Meanwhile, combine cheddar cheese and three cheese blend in a bowl. Mix well. Once the pasta is cooked, remove…
Crunchy Whole Moong Dosa
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Hard

Crunchy Whole Moong Dosa

August 6, 2014 No Comments
Soak the moong about 4 hours; discard all water, rinse and drain water again. Using a food processor or blender, grind the moong with yogurt, garlic, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, and 1⁄2 cup of water to make a thin batter. Pour into a mixing bowl; egg white, salt, cumin and coriander powder,…
Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp
Preparation: 35 minutes
Contains: 9 ingredients
Difficulty: Moderate

Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp

July 19, 2014 No Comments
Boil pasta in water, following package instructions. Rinse and drain pasta and set aside. In a sauté pan, on medium high heat, add oil and sauté garlic for 2 minutes. Add diced tomatoes; cover and simmer until tomatoes are tender, and it is the consistency of a sauce. Add oregano, salt…
Baba Ganoush
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Category: Snacks
Difficulty: Moderate

Baba Ganoush

June 27, 2014 No Comments
Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F. Wash and dry eggplants. Do not peel or chop off the stems. Pierce each side of the eggplants with a fork. Place whole eggplants in the oven and roast for 45 minutes turning them 2 to 3 times. The eggplant are done when the outer…
Chicken Keema Masala
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 17 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy

Chicken Keema Masala

June 21, 2014 No Comments
In a blender, add yogurt, ginger paste, garlic paste, cilantro and jalapeño peppers and puree. In a small non-stick skillet, over medium heat, dry roast the cumin seeds, fennel seeds, kalonji seeds and whole red chili for 1 minute or until the aroma is released. Let the ingredients cool and then grind…
Vegetable Fried Rice
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 21 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy

Vegetable Fried Rice

June 8, 2014 No Comments
In a medium saucepan, over medium high heat, add rice, water, and 1 teaspoon of lemongrass; bring to a quick boil and stir. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 40 to 45 minutes or until rice is cooked. Remove from heat and keep covered for another 5 to 10 minutes.…
Coconut Curry with Noodles (Kadi Khause)
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 17 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Moderate

Coconut Curry with Noodles (Kadi Khause)

May 11, 2014 No Comments
To prepare the chicken, trim off all visible fat and cut into small cubes; rinse with cold water and drain. Combine garlic, ginger and onion in a blender and puree; set aside. Place a medium size non-stick Dutch pan over medium high heat and add oil; once the oil begins…
Chickpeas Salad
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: SaladsSnacks
Difficulty: Easy

Chickpeas Salad

April 4, 2014 No Comments
 To prepare the chickpeas: Soak chickpeas for 4-5 hours in cold water. Drain and rinse.  To cook the chickpeas: In a pot, add soaked chickpeas, 4 cups of water and 1⁄4 tsp baking soda. Add salt and boil chickpeas for 20 minutes or  until tender.  In a separate bowl, add tomato,…
Fruit Boat
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesFor Kids
Difficulty: Easy

Fruit Boat

March 19, 2014 No Comments
Rinse grapes, blueberries and strawberries and dry completely. Cut each strawberry into 4 pieces. Cut string cheese to get 8 pieces of cheese from each string cheese. Cut banana into 2 halves, then slice each half lengthwise (to get a total of 4 slices). On a toothpick, insert 2 grapes, a…
Tabouleh Salad
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Salads
Difficulty: Moderate

Tabouleh Salad

February 12, 2014 No Comments
In a pot, add garbanzo beans and plenty of water; soak overnight. The next day, drain all the water; add garbanzo beans and 2 cups of fresh water into a medium sized pot. Boil garbanzo beans for approximately 30 minutes or until tender. Drain all the water. Set aside. In…
Whole Moong Daal Dhoklas with Coconut and Pineapple Chutney
Preparation: 120 minutes
Contains: 16 ingredients
Category: Snacks
Difficulty: Hard

Whole Moong Daal Dhoklas with Coconut and Pineapple Chutney

February 2, 2014 No Comments
Soak the Moong for about 4 hours; discard all water, rinse and drain water again. In a food processor or blender, combine moong, yogurt, cilantro, jalapeno, and garlic paste,blend to make a smooth batter. Pour into a medium size bowl and add a 1⁄4 cup of water to remove all the…
Edamame and Corn Salad
Preparation: 20 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: Salads
Difficulty: Easy

Edamame and Corn Salad

January 4, 2014 No Comments
Over high heat, in a deep saucepan, boil water and add edamame and corn. Boil for three minutes. Meanwhile, prepare a bowl of ice water. After 3 minutes, drain the water, and put the corn and edameme in the bowl of ice water. Drain again. Place it a large bowl.…
Roasted Beet Root with Chickpeas Dip
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Snacks
Difficulty: Easy

Roasted Beet Root with Chickpeas Dip

January 4, 2014 No Comments
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Wrap the beet root in a piece of foil and bake for 25-30 minutes or until tender.Remove from the oven and let cool. Once cool, peel the skin and dice small. In a small nonstick skillet, over a medium-low heat, spray cooking spray evenly…
Shrimp Bowl with Green Beans, Brown Rice and Pasta
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Hard

Shrimp Bowl with Green Beans, Brown Rice and Pasta

December 18, 2013 No Comments
To cook the rice, rinse the rice in a bowl and drain the water.  In a pot, over high heat, add rice and 3/4 cup water; bring to a rapid boil and turn down the heat to medium-low heat. Cover the pot and let rice cook 15-20 minutes or until…
Cucumber and Yogurt Dip
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesSnacks
Difficulty: Easy

Cucumber and Yogurt Dip

November 12, 2013 No Comments
Add yogurt to a bowl; add the ground cumin and salt; mix until smooth. Add cucumber to the mixture and mix well. Add freshly squeezed lime juice and mix. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with a sprinkle of chili powder.
Red Lentil Soup
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Soups
Difficulty: Easy

Red Lentil Soup

November 12, 2013 No Comments
Wash and rinse lentils. In a 4-quart pot, on high heat, add 4 cups water and 1 cup chicken broth, salt and lentils; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium until cooked, about 15 minutes. Turn stove to low heat. In a sauté pan, over medium heat, spray cooking…
Watermelon and Spinach Salad Bowl
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Watermelon and Spinach Salad Bowl

November 12, 2013 No Comments
In a medium sized bowl, add watermelon, pineapple chunks, black beans, spinach leaves and corn. Toss well. Serve the salad in 4 individual small bowls.
Tomatillo Verde Salsa
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesSnacks
Difficulty: Easy

Tomatillo Verde Salsa

October 20, 2013 No Comments
Remove the husks from the tomatillos and wash well. Cut the tomatillos into quarters and place in a blender. Add onion, chili, salt and cilantro and blend to a coarse puree. Transfer to a serving dish and enjoy!
Zucchini and Squash mashed Potato Balls
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: AppetizersFor Kids
Difficulty: Moderate

Zucchini and Squash mashed Potato Balls

October 20, 2013 No Comments
In a medium sized, nonstick pot, on medium heat, add cubed potatoes and 3/4 cup of water.  Cover and cook for about 20-25 minutes. When potatoes are almost cooked, add the zucchini and squash; cook for another 10-12 minutes until all vegetables are tender. Remove from heat and mash the…
Avocado and Tomato Salsa
Preparation: 20 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Category: Snacks
Difficulty: Easy

Avocado and Tomato Salsa

September 18, 2013 No Comments
Cut avocados lengthwise and remove pit; scoop out the pulp and mash until smooth. Add diced tomato, onion, salt and pepper to the mashed avocados and mix well. Add freshly squeezed lime juice and Tabasco sauce. Mix well and serve with low sodium chips.
Fish and Baked Potato Kebabs
Preparation: 55 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Moderate

Fish and Baked Potato Kebabs

September 18, 2013 No Comments
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake potatoes for 30-45 minutes or until cooked.  Remove from oven and let cool. Peel the skin and mash potatoes. In a shallow, glass bowl, add oil, garlic, and black pepper.  Mix well. Add fish and coat well. Marinate for a few minutes. In…
Watermelon Soda
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesFor Kids
Difficulty: Easy

Watermelon Soda

August 22, 2013 No Comments
In a food processor or blender, add the watermelon and make a smooth puree. Strain and separate pulp from juice. Pour the juice into a jug; add the pineapple juice and ice; stir well. Take 4-8 oz glasses and fill each glass to 3/4 full. Add 1/4 cup of club…
Home Roasted Peanuts
Preparation: 80 minutes
Contains: 3 ingredients
Category: Snacks
Difficulty: Moderate

Home Roasted Peanuts

August 11, 2013 No Comments
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit On a baking sheet, spread raw peanuts in a single layer. In a small bowl, stir together the salt and water; sprinkle the mixture on the peanuts evenly. Place the baking sheet in the oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Turn…
Strawberry and Ketchup Sauce
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 2 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Strawberry and Ketchup Sauce

August 11, 2013 No Comments
Wash and dry strawberries. Remove the stem. Add strawberries and ketchup in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve with Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Fingers.
Chicken Sliders
Preparation: 40 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Moderate

Chicken Sliders

July 1, 2013 No Comments
Preheat a Panini press maker or hot griddle. In a medium sized bowl, add chicken, garlic, oil, salt and pepper and mix well. Add the course ground oatmeal to the mixture and coat the chicken well. In a medium sized skillet, on medium high heat, evenly spray cooking oil spray…
Oven Roasted Grapes with Sizzled Cumin
Preparation: 25 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesSnacks
Difficulty: Easy

Oven Roasted Grapes with Sizzled Cumin

July 1, 2013 No Comments
Preheat an oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Coat a non-stick baking pan with 4 seconds cooking spray. Arrange the grapes on the baking sheet in a single layer and cook in the oven for 20-25 minutes. Carefully remove the tray from the oven and set the grapes aside. Transfer the…
Oatmeal Roti
Preparation: 20 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesSnacks
Difficulty: Easy

Oatmeal Roti

June 22, 2013 No Comments
In a small sized bowl, combine the oats and water and mix thoroughly with a spoon. Cover the bowl and set aside for 5-10 minutes until soft and moist (dough like consistency). Preheat a griddle to medium high heat. Divide the dough equally into 4 parts and shape into a…
Stir Fried Chicken Chili with Vegetables and Noodles
Preparation: 90 minutes
Contains: 18 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Hard

Stir Fried Chicken Chili with Vegetables and Noodles

October 3, 2012 No Comments
In a medium bowl, add chicken, 1 3⁄4 tablespoon garlic, ginger paste, soy sauce, rice vinegar, water, and 1 1⁄2 tablespoons of homemade chili masala to make the chicken marinade. Mix the chicken and the marinade well, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes. In a large sauté pan, over medium high heat,…
Fish Masala with Brown Rice
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Moderate

Fish Masala with Brown Rice

September 23, 2012 No Comments
Method: In a shallow dish, mix minced garlic, lemon juice, turmeric, homemade fish spice masala and 1 tablespoon of water to make the marinade for the tilapia. Rub the marinade on both sides of each tilapia fillet; cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. In a medium wok, over medium high heat, evenly…
Raspberry Dressing
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Raspberry Dressing

August 21, 2012 No Comments
In a small bowl, mash raspberries with a fork until it turns to liquid. Add all the other spices and mix well.
Oatmeal Flax Chappati
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Oatmeal Flax Chappati

August 21, 2012 No Comments
Using a coffee grinder, grind oats until fine. In a small bowl, add ground oats, flour, and flax seeds; knead well by adding a little water at a time to form a soft dough. If the dough is too sticky, sprinkle with flour Divide the dough into four parts and form…
Raspberry Chutney (makes 1/2 cup)
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 3 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Raspberry Chutney (makes 1/2 cup)

August 21, 2012 No Comments
In a small bowl, combine raspberries, sugar and salt. Mix well with a fork until it becomes a thick sauce.
Spinach & Potato Kebab with Raspberry Chutney
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Spinach & Potato Kebab with Raspberry Chutney

August 21, 2012 No Comments
Method for Spinach & Potato Kebab: In a medium bowl, mash boiled potato using a fork or a masher. Add spinach, cilantro, salt, cumin and coriander powder, crushed red pepper, onion and egg. Knead well to make soft dough. Divide into 8 parts to make round, flat patties, 2 inches in diameter.…
Shredded Chicken Sandwich with Jalapeño Jack Cheese
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Moderate

Shredded Chicken Sandwich with Jalapeño Jack Cheese

August 9, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick skillet, on medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds and add chicken, garlic paste and ginger paste and cook for 7 to10 minutes. Keep stirring until the chicken starts to shred. Once the chicken is cooked, remove from heat and let it cool on a plate.…
Walnut Burfee
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Category: Desserts
Difficulty: Easy

Walnut Burfee

July 16, 2012 No Comments
Grind walnuts and cardamom in a coffee or spice grinder until fine. In a small non-stick saucepan, over a medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add milk, nonfat dry milk powder, sugar, saffron, ground walnuts and cardamom; mix well. Continue to stir for 4 to 5 minutes until…
Sweet Mango Lassi
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 3 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Sweet Mango Lassi

July 16, 2012 No Comments
In a blender, add mango chunks and milk and puree. Pour mixture in a jug, add frozen yogurt and mix well.  Pour into four individual glasses and serve immediately.
Broccoli & Chicken Omelet with Whole-Wheat Bagel
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 14 ingredients
Category: Breakfast
Difficulty: Easy

Broccoli & Chicken Omelet with Whole-Wheat Bagel

July 16, 2012 No Comments
In a small skillet, over medium-low heat, evenly spray the skillet with cooking oil for 2 seconds; add chicken, ginger paste, and garlic paste. Sauté for 3 to 5 minutes or until cooked. Remove from heat and set aside to cool down. In a medium bowl, beat eggs, add chicken and all…
Garlic Shrimp with Sautéed Beetroot
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 9 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Garlic Shrimp with Sautéed Beetroot

July 16, 2012 No Comments
In a medium pan, over medium-low heat, add oil, curry leaves, garlic and shallots. Sauté for one minute; add tomatoes and homemade shrimp masala and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes. You may sprinkle a few drops of water if the mixture becomes too dry. Add shrimps and mix well, cook for…
Edamame with Chora Salad  (Black-Eyed Peas)
Preparation: 90 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Salads
Difficulty: Easy

Edamame with Chora Salad (Black-Eyed Peas)

July 8, 2012 No Comments
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, except parsley; mix well. Garnish with parsley.
Oatmeal Banana Mousse with Blueberry Sauce
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 9 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesDesserts
Difficulty: Easy

Oatmeal Banana Mousse with Blueberry Sauce

June 9, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick saucepan, over low medium heat, add oats and milk. Stir occasionally and cook for 5-6 minutes until thickened. Let mixture cool completely. Using a hand-held mixer or a blender, blend oats and milk mixture to make a fine puree; add mashed bananas and puree; add whipped topping and…
Bhel Salad with Red and Green Chutney
Preparation: 50 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Salads
Difficulty: Easy

Bhel Salad with Red and Green Chutney

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a mixing bowl, add moong, chickpeas, onions, tomatoes and homemade chaat masala; toss together to make bhel salad. In a medium non-stick skillet, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add curry leaves, turmeric and rice puffs and roast for 3 to 5 minutes till crisp. Sprinkle…
Fish Kebab with Spicy Grape Chutney
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: Appetizers
Difficulty: Easy

Fish Kebab with Spicy Grape Chutney

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a small saucepan, over medium high heat, add 2 tbsp. water, ginger and garlic paste and salmon fillet. Cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until fish is cooked and flaky. Once cool, crumble by hand. In a medium size bowl, mash boiled potatoes using a fork…
Apricot  Chutney  (Makes 1/2 cup)
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Apricot Chutney (Makes 1/2 cup)

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a small bowl, combine apricot, shallots, and cilantro; mix well. Add preserve to the mixture and mix well.
Banana Cilantro Chutney (Makes 1 1⁄4 cups)
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Banana Cilantro Chutney (Makes 1 1⁄4 cups)

June 8, 2012 No Comments
Add all the ingredients to a blender and puree; serve with Bombay Toast Sandwhich.
Hunter Beef Sandwich with Apricot Chutney
Preparation: 180 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Easy

Hunter Beef Sandwich with Apricot Chutney

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick pot, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add beef, ginger garlic paste and sear for 2 minutes; add water and bring to a rapid boil. Turn down the heat to the lowest setting, cover and cook for 3 to 31⁄2 hours until beef is…
Mixed Berry Shake
Preparation: 5 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Mixed Berry Shake

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a blender combine all ingredients and puree until smooth. Pour into four individual glasses and serve immediately.
Brown Rice Pilaf with Chicken & Vegetables
Preparation: 120 minutes
Contains: 25 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Moderate

Brown Rice Pilaf with Chicken & Vegetables

June 8, 2012 No Comments
Pre-heat oven to 335 ̊ Mix potatoes and turmeric in a small bowl and set aside.  Use a small ovenproof tray and evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds; arrange the potatoes on the tray and sprinkle 1⁄2 cup water over potatoes; bake for 40 minutes or until tender when pierced with a…
Bombay Toast Sandwich with Banana Cilantro Chutney
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Difficulty: Moderate

Bombay Toast Sandwich with Banana Cilantro Chutney

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick saucepan, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds; add kalonji seeds, garlic paste, onion, cilantro, jalapeño peppers and vegetable masala; sauté for 2 to 4 minutes. Add carrots and peas and cook for 5 to 6 minutes until softened. Add potatoes and mix well; cook…
Spicy Grape Chutney  (Makes 1/4 cup)
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Spicy Grape Chutney (Makes 1/4 cup)

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a blender, combine grapes, cilantro, cayenne pepper and salt; puree. In a small non-stick skillet, over a medium-low heat, add puree from the blender and cook for 7 to 10 minutes until mixture turns into a thick sauce.
Bengan Masala (Eggplant)
Preparation: 120 minutes
Contains: 19 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Moderate

Bengan Masala (Eggplant)

May 13, 2012 No Comments
Slice the eggplant into four parts and cut into small 2-inch cubes. Wash, drain and set aside. In a medium non-stick wok, over medium heat, roast coconut, cumin, coriander, poppy, sesame and pomegranate seeds, turmeric, peanuts and red chilies for 2 minutes or until the aroma is released. Remove from heat and…
Hot Masala Tea
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Hot Masala Tea

May 13, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick saucepan, over medium high heat, add all the ingredients and bring to rapid boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer uncovered for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from stove and strain the tea using a strainer. Pour into four individual serving cups and enjoy.
Spicy Vegetable Omelet Sandwich
Preparation: 20 minutes
Contains: 15 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Spicy Vegetable Omelet Sandwich

May 13, 2012 No Comments
In a medium bowl, beat eggs; add all vegetables except avocado and lettuce, add ginger paste, garlic paste, salt and black pepper. Mix well and divide the mixture into four parts. In a 6-inch non-stick pan, over medium-low heat, spray cooking oil for 2 seconds and pour one part of the mixture.…
Kheer Ki Faki
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Desserts
Difficulty: Moderate

Kheer Ki Faki

May 13, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick pan, over medium high heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add milk and bring to a rolling boil. Immediately reduce heat to low; add coconut, cardamom, nutmeg and mace. Let milk mixture simmer for 1 hour. Continue to stir until mixture is reduced to half and…
Fish Taco Salad Wrap with Mango Salsa
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 15 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Easy

Fish Taco Salad Wrap with Mango Salsa

May 13, 2012 No Comments
In a flat plate, add garlic paste, salt, white pepper and lemon juice. Rub the mixture on both sides of the salmon. Pre heat oven to 350˚ F; evenly spray cooking oil on a baking pan for 2 seconds and place the salmon on the baking pan. Bake for 15 to 20…
Spicy Strawberry Chutney (Makes 1/2 cup)
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Spicy Strawberry Chutney (Makes 1/2 cup)

May 8, 2012 No Comments
In a small non-stick saucepan, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Sauté shallots with curry leaves and mustard seeds for 2 minutes or until shallots are cooked and tender. Add dry roasted cumin and coriander powder, paprika, tomatoes, strawberries and water and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle…
Red Sweet and Sour Chutney
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 3 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Red Sweet and Sour Chutney

May 8, 2012 No Comments
In a microwave-safe bowl, add dates and water and microwave on high for 20 seconds; Once cool, add date mixture and raspberries to a blender and puree.
Spicy Black Bean Soup
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 14 ingredients
Category: Soups
Difficulty: Moderate

Spicy Black Bean Soup

May 5, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick pot, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Sauté onions, tomatoes, jalapeño peppers, garlic paste, cumin coriander powder, salt and black beans; cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Reduce heat to lowest setting and add chicken broth; mix well. Pour into…
Falooda Milk Shake
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 9 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesDesserts
Difficulty: Easy

Falooda Milk Shake

April 19, 2012 No Comments
Soak basil seeds in 1 cup of water for 15 minutes. In a blender, add milk, ice cream, rose essence, rose water and red food color; whip well. Add crushed ice and whip again. Pour into a jug or bowl; add basil seeds and mix well. Pour into four individual…
Gajrella (Gajar Halwa)
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Category: Desserts
Difficulty: Moderate

Gajrella (Gajar Halwa)

April 19, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick pan, over a medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add carrots and sauté for 2 minutes. Add milk and saffron, bring to a rapid boil and reduce heat to lowest setting. Partially cover and cook for 3 to 4 hours or until mixture turns…
Beef Nihari with Whole-Wheat Pita Bread
Preparation: 120 minutes
Contains: 16 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Moderate

Beef Nihari with Whole-Wheat Pita Bread

April 19, 2012 No Comments
In a large non-stick pot, over medium high heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 4 seconds. Add beef and pan sear on all sides; add garlic and ginger paste, salt, homemade Nihari masala (see below) and gram flour and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes. Add 4 cups water and turn the…
Blackberry Chutney (Makes 1/8 cup)
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Blackberry Chutney (Makes 1/8 cup)

April 19, 2012 No Comments
In a small bowl, combine blackberries, shallots, and cilantro; mix well. Add preserve to the mixture and sprinkle crushed red pepper.
Chicken Tikka Salad Sandwich with Blackberry Chutney
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 14 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Easy

Chicken Tikka Salad Sandwich with Blackberry Chutney

April 19, 2012 No Comments
In a medium bowl, combine chicken, yogurt, garlic, ginger, garam masala, crushed red pepper and coriander and cumin powder. Mix well and set aside for 5 minutes. In a small non-stick skillet, over medium heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add marinated chicken mixture and stir-fry for 4 to 5…
Brown Rice
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Brown Rice

April 8, 2012 No Comments
In a small saucepan, over medium high heat, add water and rice and bring to a rapid boil. Reduce heat to lowest setting, cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes. Remove from heat, but keep covered for another 5 to 7 minutes; fluff with a fork. In a medium wok, over…
Chicken Chapli Kebab
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: Appetizers
Difficulty: Easy

Chicken Chapli Kebab

April 8, 2012 No Comments
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except cooking oil spray, and knead well. Set aside for 10 minutes. Divide mixture into 8 parts to make round, flat patties, 2 inches in diameter. Set aside for 5 minutes. In a medium skillet, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for…
Chicken and Barley Soup
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 15 ingredients
Category: Soups
Difficulty: Easy

Chicken and Barley Soup

April 5, 2012 No Comments
Place a medium saucepan over medium high heat and add barley and water; bring to a rapid boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes or until the barley is soft and all liquid has evaporated. In a medium non-stick saucepan, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for…
Broccoli and Bean Soup
Preparation: 40 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Soups
Difficulty: Easy

Broccoli and Bean Soup

March 26, 2012 No Comments
In a medium pot, over medium heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves, and garlic paste. Once it starts sizzling, stir in broccoli, beans, cumin powder, paprika, oregano and salt. Cover and cook for 7 to 10 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Add…
Cold Coffee Milk Shake
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Cold Coffee Milk Shake

March 17, 2012 No Comments
In a small saucepan, over medium high heat, add ½ cup milk, espresso powder and instant coffee to make the coffee mixture; bring to a boil, remove from heat and cool completely. In a blender, add coffee mixture, remaining milk, vanilla-chocolate swirl ice cream, crushed ice and coffee essence; blend…
Coffee Strawberry Mousse
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: Desserts
Difficulty: Easy

Coffee Strawberry Mousse

March 17, 2012 No Comments
In a medium bowl, combine milk, cocoa, coffee and cornstarch and mix well. In a small non-stick saucepan, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds, add milk mixture and cook slowly. Continue to stir while the mixture cooks and becomes creamy. Remove from heat and set aside to cool…
ALOO CHANNA (Enjoy with Halwa and Whole-Wheat Chappati Recipes)
Preparation: 90 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: Breakfast
Difficulty: Moderate

ALOO CHANNA (Enjoy with Halwa and Whole-Wheat Chappati Recipes)

March 7, 2012 No Comments
Peel and rinse potatoes thoroughly. Cut into 1 inch cubes and set aside. In a medium sauce pan, over medium heat, spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add potatoes, garlic paste, salt and homemade masala. Sauté for 2 minutes or until potatoes are well coated. Add water and partially cover the…
HALWA (Enjoy with Aloo Channa and Whole-Wheat Chappati Recipes)
Preparation: 90 minutes
Contains: 9 ingredients
Category: Breakfast
Difficulty: Moderate

HALWA (Enjoy with Aloo Channa and Whole-Wheat Chappati Recipes)

March 7, 2012 No Comments
In a small non-stick saucepan, over medium heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 3 seconds. Add sooji, flour, milk powder and saffron and roast for 7 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Add sugar and food color; spray cooking oil for another 3 seconds into the mixture and stir quickly.…
Whole-Wheat Chappati
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 2 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Whole-Wheat Chappati

March 7, 2012 No Comments
In a small bowl, add flour and boiling hot water; mix well with a fork. After a few minutes, when mixture is cool, knead the mixture to form a soft dough. Divide the dough into four parts and form four round flat patties. On a rolling board, sprinkle some flour and…
Green Sweet Chutney
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Green Sweet Chutney

March 7, 2012 No Comments
In a microwave-safe bowl, add dates and water and microwave on high for 45 seconds, let cool. Add date mixture, pineapple and cilantro into a blender and puree.
Berry Salsa (Makes 1 1⁄4 Cups)
Preparation: 5 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Berry Salsa (Makes 1 1⁄4 Cups)

March 7, 2012 No Comments
In a small bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well.
Chicken Taco Salad Sandwich with Berry Salsa
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 15 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Moderate

Chicken Taco Salad Sandwich with Berry Salsa

March 7, 2012 No Comments
In a small skillet, over low medium heat, evenly spray the skillet with cooking oil for 2 seconds; add chicken, lemon juice, ginger paste, garlic paste and salt. Sauté for 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is cooked. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. In a small bowl, combine…
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