Vegan Recipes

Vegan recipes that do not use animal products. These are also dairy free and suitable for lactose intolerant people.

Bunny Chow Recipe – Curry meets South Africa

Bunny Chow Recipe South Africa

Bunny Chow sounds so interesting, doesn’t it? It definitely makes you wonder what the name means. Is it made for bunnies, or from bunnies? Well, Bunny Chow isn’t really connected to rabbits in any way. The ‘Bunny’ here refers to baniyas, indentured Indian workers who were transported to South Africa for working on sugar cane… 

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Pineapple Stir Fry – Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinner Recipe

Pineapple Stir Fry

I love Asian food and stir frys, and I love cooking with pineapple. My Thai Pineapple Fried Rice remains one of my most favorite recipes of all time, fashioned after a dish in my favorite Thai restaurant. When I was in the US, a stir fry was the most common item on the menu for… 

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Crispy Sev Recipe for a Crackling Diwali

Crispy Sev Recipe

Crispy Sev is the Indian alternative to potato chips. Our Gujrati brothers and sisters are known for their love for their Fafda and farsan. But I say this love for farsan reaches the corners of India from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Gujrat to Arunacahal. We love our sev – that spicy, crunchy snack that can… 

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Parsley and Chana Rice – Flavor Packed Recipe

parsley and chana rice recipe

Parsley and rice might sound like an unusual combination, but actually it isn’t. I was introduced to the combination of parsley and rice almost by accident. I can thank my roommates for it. Indian cooking uses cilantro a lot. Our neighborhood Walmart store did stock coriander or cilantro. But all greens and herbs are always… 

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Green Smoothie Recipe – For Beginners and Newbies

Green Smoothie Recipe

Green smoothie is a great start to the day and provides you with a healthy dose of micro nutrients that can rival what you get from your multivitamin. I love breakfast smoothies because they are so great on-the-go. Just fill a thermos and sip on the way to work! My eating habits have changed a… 

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Sambar Powder Recipe – Homemade Spice Mix

Sambar Powder Spice Mix Recipe

Sambar powder or sambhar powder makes or breaks a good Sambar. Sambhar or Sambar is a South Indian lentil stew that is served with Idlis, dosas and vadas. It is a popular side for a popular snack that you get throughout India and even elsewhere in the world. ( I have found that South Indians… 

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