Sesame Cauliflower

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower makes a great vegan and gluten-free appetizer.

Coated with a sticky sauce, these cauliflower bites also pair well with rice or noodles.

Few days back I was reading this article that cauliflower is now one of the most sought after vegetables from being grossly ignored before.

I thought it was really funny how cauliflower is suddenly being used...

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Rice Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding)

Creamy and aromatic Rice Kheer aka Indian Rice Pudding is made with basic ingredients, and is the quintessential Indian dessert that every Indian grows up eating.

Flavored with cardamom, nuts & rose water, it’s the best way to finish off an Indian meal.

I can’t believe it took me so long to share a basic rice kheer recipe on the blog.

Kheer, a rice pudding is probably the most common...

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Instant Pot Mixed Vegetables Spinach Curry

Vegan and gluten-free Mixed Vegetables Spinach Curry made in the Instant Pot.

The creamy spinach curry is spiced with coriander, cardamom, garam masala and loaded with veggies like potato, carrots, peas & peppers!

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The thing I love most about my Instant Pot...

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Vegan Broccoli Salad with Blueberries

Vegan Broccoli Salad with a creamy cashew tahini dressing!

This fresh summer salad has blueberries, onion, cranberries and pecans for that extra crunch. Great for potlucks and summer picnics.

It was really warm here last week with temperatures in mid 80s. When it gets that hot, all I crave is salad and ice creams and popsicles.

While I do treat myself to ice creams once a while,...

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How to Make Paneer

Step by step instructions on how to make Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) at home!

Making paneer at home is easier than you think!


Paneer, the most famous Indian vegetable which actually is not a vegetable yet 5 out of the 10 options on the vegetarian menu in an Indian restaurant will have paneer on it.

If you love Indian food, then I am...

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Vegan Potato Curry (Instant Pot)

Packed with flavors, this Vegan Potato Curry is made in the Instant Pot and makes a delicious meal for busy days!

Coconut milk gives this curry a mild sweet flavor which pairs beautifully with the spices.

The love for potatoes is universal. Most people I know love potatoes and that doesn’t surprise me. There’s something so nice and comforting...

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Matar Pulao (Peas Pulao)

Basmati Rice cooked with green peas and whole spices, this Matar Pulao pairs well with any curry, yogurt or dal.

It’s also vegan and gluten-free.

Indians love their rice, irrespective of which part of the country they belong to. If you are from India, chances are that you cannot do without eating rice at least once a week.

I am a slightly different Indian in this context. I come from a family where rice was made...

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Sambar – How to make Sambar

Sambar – south Indian lentil stew made with vegetables, lentils and a special blend of spices.

It’s best enjoyed with rice, idli or dosa. Don’t let the list of ingredients intimidate you, it’s actually easy to put together!

When we eat South Indian food in restaurants, my focus is always more on the sambar and chutneys than the idli and...

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Badam Milk

Refreshing Badam Milk is a popular Indian drink made with milk and fresh almond paste.

It’s usually flavored with cardamom and saffron making it an aromatic & flavorful drink!

My homemade version also has some rose water to make it more exotic!

I am not much of a milk fan. In fact, when I was little I used to hate it. Mom would do everything she could to make me drink milk but I would always...

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Vegan Mushroom White Lasagna Soup (Instant Pot)

Creamy Vegan Mushroom White Lasagna Soup made in the Instant Pot!

Imagine all the creamy flavors of a white lasagna but in a more convenient soup form and made in one pot! This soup is super comforting and makes a great filling meal for the family.

It’s rather surprising that I am posting several mushroom recipes these days. Rest assured, I am the only one eating them.

Sarvesh might take a bit to...

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Thai Basil Eggplant

Vegan and gluten-free Thai Basil Eggplant is one of my favorite ways to enjoy eggplant!

Pair it with rice or noodles for a delicious meal.

I have always been an eggplant fan. I enjoy it in every way and form. Obviously, I love my baingan bharta but I also love borani banjan (afghani recipe) or eggplant parmesan!

Basically, I am a fan!

Another cuisine where I enjoy eggplant is Thai. I am a big fan of Thai cuisine...

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Instant Pot Vegan Makhani Sauce

Creamy Vegan Makhani Sauce made in the Instant Pot!

This one pot sauce is versatile and can be paired with your choice of veggies, chickpeas, tofu for a creamy curry.

Serve over rice or with naan for a delicious meal!

If you love all the Instant Pot vegetarian/vegan recipes that I share on the blog, please join me on this Facebook Group – Instant Pot Vegetarian Recipes. The group would...

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