Alasande Saaru Upkari | Konkani Black Eyed Peas Curry

SaaruupkariRecipe

Are you looking for easy recipes that incorporate beans and legumes? Then here is one such recipe for you – Saaru Upkari or Black Eyed Peas Curry is a yet another Konkani delicacy prepared with black-eyed peas flavored with garlic tempering. A recipe can’t get any easier than this. Check out the detailed stepwise picture recipe of Konkani fame saaru upkari.  Jump to Recipe or  Print Recipe 

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Little Millet Ammini Kozhukattai | Ammini Kozhukattai with Little Millet Dosa Mix

Little Millet Ammoni Kozhukattai

Little Millet / Samai Ammini Kozhukattai – A healthy and a delicious savory neivediyam for this Vinayakar Chaturthi, prepared with little millet dosa mix. You can prepare this vegan ammini kozhukattai in 30 minutes. Last week I posted the sweet nei appam, so this week it got to be a savory one. With Vinayakar Chaturthi coming up in two days, what’s better than this savory ammini kozhukattai? This ammini kozhukattai can be prepared any time for a healthy munch. These spicy balls are perfect for hunger pangs too.

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Vegan Green Papaya and Green Mango Salad | Thai Special

VeganPapayaMangoThaiSalad

I am posting a salad recipe after a long time. Today I am going to share the vegan version of my favorite and a great salad that you can find on the menu of all the Thai restaurants here in the US. Yes, it the Green Mango and Papaya Salad. Be it a potluck or BBQ party; this crunchy salad is a great addition to jazz up your menu. So here comes the vegan version of the famous Thai salad – Green Mango and Papaya Salad.

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Vegan Mango Phirni with Flattened Rice| Vegan Mango Desserts

Vegan Mango Phirni

A vegan kheer with mango flavor, yes that’s what I am going to share today!!!  I prepared this Sweet Vegan Mango Phirni with almond milk, flattened rice and of course sugar. But the flavor doesn’t stop there. I further enhanced it with with the flavors of mango, saffron, and pistachios. You know what, you can prepare this delectable Phirni under 30 minutes, and it is a perfect dessert and an offering/prasadam for any occasion.  Here is the detailed step-wise pictorial recipe.

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Vegan Mango Mousse with Coconut Milk Cream | Vegan Mango Desserts

VeganMangoMousse

Looking for a quick, easy and a semi-homemade vegan dessert to wow your guests? Then here you go, Vegan Mango Mousse – A simple three-ingredient delicious and decadent dessert that you can whip up in less than 15 minutes. Just chill it for 15 to 20 minutes, and the mousse is ready for serving.  Luckily we still get the Mexican mango varieties here in the US. So even though the theme is Vegan Sweets, I made it to Vegan Mango Sweets.  Here comes the first vegan mango dessert with step by step pictures.

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Brazilian Vegetable Curry with Coconut Milk and Tomato Sauce | Vegan Curry

Vegan Brazilian Curry

The next recipe that I am going to share today under the theme “Latin American Cuisine” is the Brazilian Vegetable Curry with Coconut Milk and Tomato Sauce. Sounds, more like Indian curry right? Yes, This main course vegetable curry from Brazil is more like our Indian vegetable curry prepared with oven roasted vegetables, coconut milk, and tomato sauce but without any dry spice powders/masalas. This vegan curry is a perfect side for rice, any flat bread and even idli and dosa.

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Instant Pot Mint Rasam with Masoor Dal | Pudina Rasam | Video Recipe

Instant Pot Mint Rasam with Masoor Dal

It’s been awhile since I posted any Instant Pot recipes and traditional Indian recipes. So I today I decided to post the classic rasam recipe that I prepared in Instant Pot. Of yeah, instead of toor dal, I went with masoor dal. Here comes my Instant Pot Mint rasam with masoor dal. (I have included the pressure cooker method also in the recipe) 

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Slow Cooker Vegan Dal Makhani

Yes, you read the title right. Today I am sharing the vegan version of Dal Makhani. The word Makhani means butter and the traditional version calls for both butter and cream. I am presenting the vegan version sans butter and cream, but I can guarantee the rich and creamy taste, thanks to the slow cooking concept and of course my slow cooker.  Earlier this Monday, I posted the Vegan Turmeric and Saffron rice that I prepared in my rice cooker. Today I am presenting the gravy that I served along with the rice which I prepared in my slow cooker.

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Vegan Turmeric and Saffron Rice | Rice Cooker Recipes

Today I am going to present a simple rice recipe that will add elegance and fragrance to your day-to-day meals. This simple flavorful rice dish adds richness to your parties and potlucks menu too. I always look out for simple rice recipes for my potlucks instead of plain white rice. I have already posted Brinji Masala rice which I usually serve along with Rajma gravy.  Let’s welcome the holiday season (can’t believe its Nov already) with this Turmeric and Saffron rice, a recipe inspired by the Indian fast food shop at my grad school. Indian Fast foods and food trucks are becoming popular these days and the combo meals and rice bowls which are easy to grab and go makes it more popular here in the US. 

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