Red Beet Cutlets/Burger

[Red Beet Cutlets (a signature dish at Annapoorna) are the same as Burgers that everyone is familiar with. Back in India we make cutlets out of potatoes, raw green bananas, black chick peas and a host of other types of cutlets! Today‚Äôs is not only our family favorite but is the favorite of many ofContinue reading “Red Beet Cutlets/Burger”

Vegetable Lo Mein (Chow Mein)

A kids favorite and adults favorite as well… Makes: 4 Servings *Veggie Lo Mein (Chow Mein) Recipe* Ingredients:1/2 lb Whole wheat or multi grain or gluten free spaghetti or linguini or fettucini or or egg free lo mein noodles1 C Edamame1 Carrot cut into oblong slices1 Onion cut into long strips4-6 Cloves garlic, slices orContinue reading “Vegetable Lo Mein (Chow Mein)”

Vegan Vietnamese Pho

*Vegan Vietnamese Pho Recipe:*Spices:1-2 Bay leaves1 star anise4-6 cloves1 inch cinnamon piece1/8 tsp whole black pepper1/4 tsp fennel seeds1 inch fresh ginger, roughly chopped If using ground spices: 1 teaspoon ground star anise, 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves, 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp black pepper powder, 1/4 tsp fennel seed powder, 2 teaspoons groundContinue reading “Vegan Vietnamese Pho”

Poha Upma/Hash

Time: 15-20 mins including prep timeServes: 2 Ingredients:Vegetables of your choice: 1/2 C each:Onions, tomatoes, potatoes, sweet potatoes, baby lima beans, peas, corn, carrots, edamame, red cabbage, cabbage, peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, greens (spinach, collard greens, chard etc.) 1 C thick Red poha (flattened rice, available at any Indian grocery store)1/8 tsp or a pinchContinue reading “Poha Upma/Hash”

Oats Upma/Hash

Ingredients:1 C Old fashioned rolled Oats1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger1 TBS Lemon juice2 TBS chopped cilantro1 TBS dry roasted peanuts or seeds of your choiceSalt to taste Vegetables of your choice: 1/2 – 1 C each:Onions, tomatoes, potatoes, sweet potatoes, baby lima beans, peas, corn, carrots, edamame, red cabbage, cabbage, peppers, zucchini, yellow squash,Continue reading “Oats Upma/Hash”

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”

Vegan Plant Based Pizza

Pizza Dough (long proofing time of 18-24 hrs):3 C All purpose flour or (1/2 whole wheat and 1/2 unbleached all purpose flour)1/4 tsp Yeast (any kind will work)1/2 – 1 tsp salt1 1/2 C Water Prepare dough one day before making the pizza. Mix dry ingredinets with a spatula and then add water. Bring toContinue reading “Vegan Plant Based Pizza”