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’s is not only our family favorite but is the favorite of many ofContinue reading “Red Beet Cutlets/Burger”

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

These make for a perfect snack on game day or otherwise… Cauliflower Buffalo Wings Recipe Ingredients:1 small head Cauliflower Florets, separated, washed and dried wellBatter ingredients:1/2 C Chickpea flour (besan) or Rice flour or Oat flour or flour of your choice1/4 C water1/2 tsp Garlic powder1/2 tsp Onion powder1/4 tsp Black pepper powder1/4 tsp saltContinue reading “Cauliflower Buffalo Wings”

Loaded Nacho Supreme or Taco Salad (Includes Pico de gallo & Guacamole)

My signature Taco Salad, Pico de gallo and Guacamole Ingredients: Mexican Taco Salad: 1 head Dark Green Romaine Lettuce (Shredded) or organic baby spinach or organic spring mix 1 each Grated, Carrot, Jicama, Beetroot, Turnips, Radish (any Combination) 1 each Chopped, Red, Yellow, Green Bell Pepper 1 English Cucumber, diced 1 ½ cups cooked BlackContinue reading “Loaded Nacho Supreme or Taco Salad (Includes Pico de gallo & Guacamole)”

Spicy Hummus

*Hummus Recipe with Variations* 1 Can Organic Chickpeas (or soaked and cooked 1.5 – 2 Cups Chickpeas or Chole)2 TBS Dry roasted Sesame seeds, powdered2-4 Garlic clovesJuice of 1 Lime or Lemon1-2 Jalapenos (optional)2-4 Green Chilis (optional)Salt to tasteChickpea water (aquafaba) Grind all ingredients to a food processor or blender until creamy smooth! Add theContinue reading “Spicy Hummus”

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”

Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Healthy Sugar free cookiesMakes 6 cookies Ingredients:2 very ripe bananas, mashed1/2 C Oat flour, homemade or any other type of flour1/2 tsp Baking powder1 tsp Vanilla/fresh ginger/cardamom/chai masala/your choice of flavoring1/4 C raisins2 TBS chopped walnuts, optional1 TBS choc chips, optionalNote: If dough is too runny add1/4 C Rolled Oats, old fashioned, add 1 TBSContinue reading “Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies”

Healthy Apple/Berry Crumble

*Healthy Apple/Berry Crumble*This no-sugar version of Apple or Berry Crumble is delicious and sweet and juicy all the at the same time. *Fruit muxture*3-4 Apples grated, with skinOr Apple pear mixture, gratedOr apple-berry mix1 TBS Maple syrup or 2 finely chopped dates or any dried fruit like raisins, or chopped figs, prunes, or apricots etcJuiceContinue reading “Healthy Apple/Berry Crumble”

Amazing Key Lime Pie

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 1 C rolled oats)6-8 large dates (10 med sized dates)Juice of 1/2 a lime and zest Process together in a food processor until dough ball forms. Place into a pie dish orContinue reading “Amazing Key Lime Pie”