My Amma’s Vanghibhat Powder recipe

Ingredients:1/4 C Chana Dal1/4 C Urad dal1/2 C Dried Red chilies1/2 C Bedgi Red Chilies1 C Coridander seeds1 C Copra or dessicated coconut1 TBS poppy seeds2 in. piece Cinnamon1/2 tsp Aesofotida1 tsp Salt Dry roast dals separetely.Dry roast red chilies and coriander seeds together.Powder coarsely without coconut. Add coconut in the end and powder. StoreContinue reading “My Amma’s Vanghibhat Powder recipe”

Lemony Lemon Bars (Pie) Sugar free

Ingredients: Crust:1/2 C unsalted raw cashew + 1/2 C Rolled oats (use any proportion to make 1 C) (For nut free option use only rolled oats)8 large dates (10 med sized dates)Juice of 1/2 a lemon and zest Process together in a food processor until dough ball forms. Place into a pie dish or spingContinue reading “Lemony Lemon Bars (Pie) Sugar free”

Thai Basil Fried (oil free)

Thai Basil Fried Rice – No oil Recipe Vegetables – see options below Spice Mixture – see below for ingredients Tofu – 1 block organic tofu Brown Rice – 1 C, cooked Thai Basil – 1 big bunch Vegetables: Use veggies of your choice and availability.BroccoliOnionsCabbage – green or purpleCarrotsZucchiniYellow squashSnowpeasBaby cornGreen, yellow, orange, redContinue reading “Thai Basil Fried (oil free)”

Bisi bele bhat – my Amma’s speciality

In Kannada (a language spoken in the state of Karnataka, India)Bisi = hotBele = daalBhath = made of rice/grain (and now cauliflower rice) Bisi Bele Bhath is a speciality of Karnataka. It is a favorite among kids and parents alike. If loaded with lots and lots of vegetables it makes a very nutritious and tastyContinue reading “Bisi bele bhat – my Amma’s speciality”

My Amma’s Bisibele bhat powder recipe

Ingredients:1/4 C chana dal1/4 C urad dal1 C dhania seeds30-40 dried red chilies4 inch piece cinnamon1 C Dry copra (lightly roasted) or dessicated coconut1-2 tsp Hing (aesofotida)1 tsp Salt Directions:Dry roast coriander seeds and dried red chilies and set aside to cool, until crispy.Dry roast chana dal and urad dal and set aside to cool,Continue reading “My Amma’s Bisibele bhat powder recipe”

My Amma’s Sambar Powder recipe

Ingredients:2 C coriander seeds1/2 C chana dal1/2 C urad dal1 C whole dried red chiliesa few pieces cinnamon1/2 tsp hing (aesofotida)2 C copra or dessicated coconut Directions:Dry roast coriander seeds and dried red chilies and set aside to cool, until crispy.Dry roast chana dal and urad dal and set aside to cool, until mildly brown.DryContinue reading “My Amma’s Sambar Powder recipe”

My Amma’s Rasam Powder recipe

Ingredients:4 C coriander seeds4 C whole dried red chilies1/2 TBS fenugreek seeds1 tsp black pepper corn1 tsp cumin1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp Hing (Aesofotida)1 small bunch curry leaves Directions:Dry roast fenugreek, peppercorn, and cumin, until light brown and set aside to cool.Grind to a fine powder.Dry roast coriander seeds, chilies, and curry leaves, until lightContinue reading “My Amma’s Rasam Powder recipe”

Protein Laddus (Protein truffles)

Ingredients:2 C my Amma’s protein powder (it is already dry roasted)1 C toasted sesame seeds1 C roasted peanuts with skin1 C frozen grated coconut2 C dates (or 2 C jaggery) Directions: Dry roast each ingredient except my Amma’s protein powder and jaggery in a pan or toast in an oven at 300F for 20-30 minsContinue reading “Protein Laddus (Protein truffles)”

My Amma’s Protein Powder Recipe

Ingredients:Please feel free to substitute or omit any of the ingredients listed below:3 C dry rosted whole wheat flour3 C dry roasted, raagi flour1/4 C dry roasted, black chana (chickpeas)1/4 C dry roasted, green moong1/4 C dry roasted, horse gram1/4 C dry roasted, foxtail millet (navane)1/4 C dry roasted, quinoa1/4 C dry roasted, barley1/4 CContinue reading “My Amma’s Protein Powder Recipe”

Raagi Laddu (Millet truffles)

Ingredients:2 C dry roasted raagi powder1 C toasted sesame seeds1 C roasted peanuts with skin1 C frozen grated coconut2 C dates (or 2 C jaggery) Directions: Dry roast each ingredient except jaggery in a pan or toast in an oven at 300F for 20-30 mins in steps of 10 mins each until well roasted. PowderContinue reading “Raagi Laddu (Millet truffles)”