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”