Archive | Appetizers

29 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Grilled Tofu with a Honey Chipotle Barbecue Sauce – Smokin’ sweet

grilled tofu

Tofu is the go-to protein option for vegans and vegetarians. Of course, vegetarians do have paneer, which gets more and more popular each day. Being a lacto-vegetarian, I indulge in this fat laden hunk of cheese quite often. A smal two by two inch piece can have as many as three hundred calories, most of […]

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21 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

TikhaT MiThachya Purya – Masala Puri

masala puri

Puris are the ultimate Indian indulgence. They are generally made with wheat flour and fried to golden perfection. The most common kind is the plain or salted version which is eaten as a bread with any curry. This post is about the TikhaT MiThachya Purya  or Masala puri. TikhaT is pepper and MiTh is salt, […]

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21 December 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Makai Tikki – Sweet corn fritters

These makai tikkis are great as appetizers or cocktail snacks and go really fast. They can be simply served with ketchup or any chili sauce of your choice. Makai Tikkis or corn kebabs as some call them appeared on catering menus almost two decades ago, and were a delectable offering that were difficult to ignore. […]

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10 December 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Vegetarian Three Pepper Fajita Burritos – homemade Mexican treat

  oooohhh ‘Fa-Hee-Taz’!! who doesn’t love fajitas..Chili’s has one effective ad, I am sure, because everytime the ‘Chilis to Go’ advertisement aired ( from a couple years ago I think) wooing you with how easily you could pick up a platter of smoking hot fajitas carside, I just wanted to run out, rain or snow, […]

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06 May 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Mung Beet Cutlets – nourishing finger food

Mung Beet Cutlets

Low carb diets have been popular for a while now. Ranging from the controversial Atkins to the still in vogue South Beach Diet, they promote rapid weight loss. There are several other factions who also promote whole grains, and ‘whole grains’ have become such a buzz word that even a box full of chocos or […]

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07 January 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps

  Hello Readers and wish you a very Happy New Year! This must be the only blog that slumped down before it ever took off.. And I have yours truly to blame for that. I was travelling extensively the past two months and blogging took a backseat. But I am back with good intentions and […]

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