Jackfruit Tacos with Pickled Onions & Cilantro Chutney

If you looking for a new way to enjoy Jackfruit, then look no further than these Jackfruit Tacos! Cooked with aromatic spices and served with cilantro chutney and pickled onions, these tacos are jam packed with flavors. These are made in the Instant Pot and are also vegan!

I grew up eating kathal (that’s what we call jackfruit in Hindi) mainly in 2 ways- kathal ki sabzi which was basically jackfruit cooked with spices, onion, tomatoes and my...

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Masala Pasta Chips

These viral Tiktok Pasta Chips are incredibly easy to make in the air fryer. I seasoned mine with commonly used Indian spices like coriander, garam masala to make Masala Pasta Chips and served them with spicy cilantro dip/chutney!

Tiktok is probably the most addictive social media platform. I resist the temptation to open tiktok everyday because I know that once I login, I would not even realize and 2 hours would...

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Chana Masala

Easy and simple Chana Masala is made using raw chickpeas which are soaked overnight and then cooked with onion, tomatoes and spices.

This popular Indian dish is vegan and gluten-free and pairs well with rice or naan.

Chana Masala needs no introduction. It is one of the most popular Indian dishes, whether its in India or in the western world.

In Delhi though, we usually make Chole, which is very similar to...

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Spicy Black Pepper Tofu

Tofu cooked in a spicy sauce flavored with lots of freshly ground black peppercorns. If you love spicy food, then you have to try this Black Pepper Tofu! It is also vegan.

Tofu is such a versatile ingredient. You can pretty much flavor it any way you like it. Some people are of the opinion that tofu is bland and honestly yes if not seasoned well it can be pretty bland.

I have been once served a full block of tofu with just some salt and pepper...

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Mango Sticky Rice (Instant Pot & Stovetop)

Making Mango Sticky Rice at home is easier than you think! Sticky rice flavored with a sweet coconut sauce and served with delicious summer mangoes – there can’t be a better summer dessert!

Make it either using your Instant Pot or on stove-top.

The heat here has been crazy lately. Pacific north-west and broken some serious records over the last few days. I would have never imagine temperatures...

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Chickpea Burger with Spicy Mango Mayo

Chickpea Burger served with spicy mango mayonnaise sauce is my new favorite summer burger! So easy to make, great for BBQ or a quick weeknight meal. It’s also vegan and can be made gluten-free.

Are you a burger fan? I always preferred pizza over burgers when I was younger. But now I have definitely warmed up to them. Back in India, the only type of vegetarian burgers I knew were aloo tikki burger or paneer burger which became popular thanks to...

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Instant Pot Burmese Samosa Soup

Samosa Soup is a flavorful lentil based vegan soup which is served with Samosa along with other toppings. The addition of samosa makes it very flavorful, filling and a complete meal in itself!

The first time I tasted samosa soup was at the Burma Superstar restaurant in San Francisco. One look at their menu and I knew I wanted to order it. After all it had samosa in it and who doesn’t like samosa? The soup exceeded my expectations! There was...

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Vegan Masala Chai

If you have been looking for the perfect Vegan Chai recipe then look no further! This vegan masala chai is wonderfully spiced and tastes very close to the one made with dairy. You will not miss the dairy at all in this chai!

I have been trying various versions of vegan chai for the last 2 years. Initially I was just curious, and then last year I wanted to reduce my dairy consumption and see if it...

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Mom’s Kathal & Chana Dal Kebab

My mom made these delicious melt-in-mouth kebabs (patties) made with kathal (jackfruit), chana dal and a bunch of whole spices! We used to relish them with parathas and chutneys. These are also vegan and gluten-free.

There are few things which I distinctly remember were my mom’s specialty in the kitchen. One of them were these kathal and chana dal kebabs. These kebabs are more of a eastern Uttar Pradesh thing I think? because I have not heard about them anywhere...

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Dosa Waffles

Make these savory waffles with leftover dosa batter. Made with rice and lentils, these Dosa Waffles make a filling breakfast or lunch and are also gluten-free and vegan. Once you have the batter ready, you can make these in less than 30 minutes!

I make a large batch of my to-go idli dosa batter often. After we make idli, dosa and uttapam with it, we are usually still left with a lot more and that’s when I use my waffle maker to make these Dosa Waffles or you can also call them...

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Vegan Sushi

These vegan sushi rolls filled with avocado, cucumber and carrots are so easy to make even if you are a beginner! With only few ingredients, you can enjoy them in the comfort of your home.

Before I talk about the recipe, I would like to put a little disclaimer- I understand this isn’t really “sushi” since sushi has to have fish. This is based on some of the vegan maki rolls I have had at several Japanese restaurants in the US....

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Instant Pot Sushi Rice

Make this easy Sushi Rice in the Instant Pot with zero monitoring and in less than 30 minutes! This is the perfect sticky rice to make sushi rolls at home.

Even though Sushi isn’t vegetarian, yet these days you have so many vegetarian options at restaurants that serve sushi.

There are all kind of rolls with avocados, cucumber and we really enjoy them. One of my favorites has been with a mango glaze that I...

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