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Eggplant with Vegetables
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 16 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Eggplant with Vegetables

December 21, 2021 No Comments
1. Heat the oil in a pot. 2. Add onions and cook until opaque. 3. Add tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and the rest of the spices. Cook till the tomatoes are done (approximately 10 minutes). 4. Add the eggplant, potatoes, and black-eyed peas, stir and let it simmer for a few…
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Three Bean Curry
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 18 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Three Bean Curry

December 18, 2021 No Comments
1. Heat the oil in a saucepan. 2. Add mustard seeds. As soon as mustard seeds start popping, stir in ginger paste, garlic paste, and tomato. 3. Add dhana jeera powder, turmeric, chili powder, cumin, salt, and tomato paste. 4. Add 1/2 of the water and stir for 2 minutes.…
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Curried Spinach and Green Beans
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Curried Spinach and Green Beans

November 14, 2021 No Comments
1. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add garlic and jalapeno peppers. Cook for 1 minute and add the chopped onions. Stir fry until onions are opaque. 2. Next, add tomato, dhana jeera powder, turmeric powder, and tomato paste. Stir to mix evenly. 3. Add spinach, green peas, and salt…
Cauliflower and Green Peas Curry
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Cauliflower and Green Peas Curry

November 6, 2021 No Comments
1. Heat the oil. 2. Add all the spices and the tomatoes. Saute until the mixture is almost dry. 3. Add cauliflower, peas, potatoes, and water. 4. Cook until vegetables are tender (do not overcook the cauliflower). 5. Mix in the chopped cilantro. 6. Garnish with more cilantro and enjoy!…
Khichri
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Khichri

November 6, 2021 No Comments
1. Wash rice and moong daal thoroughly. 2. Boil the water with rice, moong daal, and salt. Cover and let simmer on low heat for about 20 minutes or until cooked. 3. Mix well until smooth. 4. Enjoy Khichri with a bowl of Kadhi!
Kadhi (Yogurt)
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Kadhi (Yogurt)

November 6, 2021 No Comments
1. Mix yogurt, gram flour, turmeric powder, salt, garlic, chili paste, and water with a whip or a beater. 2. Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds, methi seeds, and kari patta. 3. Add the yogurt mixture and stir constantly over medium heat until the mixture comes to a…
Chicken Eggrolls
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Chicken Eggrolls

November 6, 2021 No Comments
1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees fahrenheit. 2. Mix cabbage, carrots, bean sprouts, and the chicken with soy sauce and the spices. Divide the mixture into 8 parts. 3. Fill the egg roll skin with the mixture and roll it to the form the eggroll. Seal the ends with water…
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…
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