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”

No dough Pav bhaji Pizza, Mexican Pizza Variations

Pav bhaji is a favorite Indian street food full of vegetables and is very flavorful and delicious! Pav means pull apart buns and bhaji means vegetable mash! It is one dish that is the favorite of kids and adults alike! Many vegetables that the kids don’t like can be hidden in this dish. So don’tContinue reading “No dough Pav bhaji Pizza, Mexican Pizza Variations”

Zucchini Corn Spinach Fritters/Bhajiyas/Pakoras

*Corn Zucchini Fritters/Bhajiyas* INGREDIENTS: 1 C grated zucchini 1 C whole fresh or frozen corn 1C fresh chopped spinach or greens of your choice 1 C raw grated potato 1 C thinly sliced onion 1/4 C oat flour or rolled oats 1/4 C rice flour 1 T roasted cumin 1-2 T chopped jalapeno or greenContinue reading “Zucchini Corn Spinach Fritters/Bhajiyas/Pakoras”

Sprouts – A powerhouse of nutrients, simple method

Sprouts are the highest in anti-oxidants, similar to berries and many other fruits and vegetables. They are a powerhouse of nutrients and pack a sizable amount of proteins as well. Whole beans and lentils are very easy to sprout and add a wonderful variety to any meal. They can be lightly blanched, cooked, ground upContinue reading “Sprouts – A powerhouse of nutrients, simple method”

No Oil seasoning tadka/oggarne/thaalippu/vaghar – Make it Pop!

Oil-free Tadka or Seasoning Ingredients:1 C chana dal (split chana dal) 1 C urad dal (split urad dal) 1 C jeera 1 C small black mustard seeds 1 C sesame seeds 1 C dry red chilies 1 C curry leaves Method: 1. Heat a wok or steel kadai on medium heat.2. Roast each dal separately,Continue reading “No Oil seasoning tadka/oggarne/thaalippu/vaghar – Make it Pop!”

No Knead Spicy Bread

Simple Whole Wheat Spicy Bread – without Kneading! Ingredients:1 1/2 C unbleached, whole wheat flour 1 1/2 C unbleached, all purpose flour 1/4 tsp yeast 1 tsp salt 1 or 1 1/2 C water (If you add chopped greens you will need only 1C water. But if you use dried herbs you will need aContinue reading “No Knead Spicy Bread”

3 Ingredient Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding

Ingredients: 2 C or 2 large roasted or steamed organic sweet potatoes 1/2 C unsweetened cocoa powder 12-15 dates Method: Blend in food processor until very smooth and creamy. Add a pinch of salt! Serve with berries or a sprig of mint…🌱 Note: substitute mashed, ripe avocados for cooked sweet potatoes! Simply delicious!

Instant Pot Mixed Vegetable Kurma

Ingredients for paste:1 T cashews 1 tsp khuskhus (white poppy seeds) 1/4 cup fresh or frozen grated coconut 3-6 cloves garlic (optional) 1 inch piece ginger 1 tsp red chilli powder (or to taste) 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp sea salt (or to taste) 2 tsp coriander powder (dhaniya) 1 tsp garam masala powderContinue reading “Instant Pot Mixed Vegetable Kurma”

Instant Pot Raagi Mudde (a Karnataka specialty)

Raagi Mudde Recipe in Stove-top Pressure Cooker or IP Ingredients: 1 C waterA pinch of salt (optional)1/2 C raagi flour Method: Add water and a pinch of salt to pressure cooker, and cook for 2 whistles on high (Steam and More 2 mins) Quick pressure release Mix in raagi flour thoroughly, avoiding lumps and ensuringContinue reading “Instant Pot Raagi Mudde (a Karnataka specialty)”

Grits Handvo – an Indian savory cake

Ingredients :2 C yellow corn grits/polenta, millet rawa, or raagi rawa 1-2 T cream of wheat/sooji, (optional) 1 T chickpea flour or besan as thickening agent (optional) or handvo flour in place of sooji + besan 2 T flax meal 5 small or 2 large zucchini, grated 1 small bottle gourd, grated (doodhi) 1-2 onions,Continue reading “Grits Handvo – an Indian savory cake”