Perfect Quinoa in the Instant Pot

Instant Pot Quinoa – step by step guide to make the perfect quinoa in your Instant Pot each time!

Hands free cooking and super easy! Zero monitoring.

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 shares/features vegetarian instant pot recipes and ideas from all around the...

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Sabudana Vada

Crispy and crunchy Sabudana Vada are the perfect tea time snack!

These fried vadas (fritters) are made with sabudana (sago) and require only a handful of ingredients. Very addictive, vegan, gluten-free and can also be made for fasting.

In India whenever we would invite someone over for chai, mom would always make something fried and crispy.

This was like mandatory, either there were pakoras (fritters) or samosa or vadas. Basically anything...

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Kala Chana Chaat

Refreshing and tangy Kala Chana Chaat is made with black chickpeas, onion, tomatoes and flavored with spices.

This easy salad makes a great snack or lunch! This recipe is also oil-free, sugar-free, vegan and gluten-free.

While the white chickpeas have become so popular everywhere, the smaller black counterpart, the black chickpeas aka kala chana lag behind.

In India, we used to eat kala chana...

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Vegan Almond Cardamom Cake

Simple Vegan Almond Cardamom Cake is the perfect cake to enjoy with a cup of coffee or chai!

This soft and moist cake is easy to make with basic pantry essentials.

Some days I just crave for a slice of cake with my chai. You know the simple kind of cake, without any frosting? 

I love these kind of cakes, without any frills. So the other day when I had a craving, I ended up making...

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Paneer Tikka

Make restaurant style Paneer Tikka at home with this easy recipe!

Cubes of paneer, onion and bell peppers are marinated with spices and yogurt and then roasted in the oven to perfection.

Traditionally paneer tikka is grilled in a tandoor but you get the same amazing taste by broiling in the oven too!

Paneer Tikka was one appetizer which we always ordered when we ate out...

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Thandai Coconut Ladoo

Easy and fun to make, these Thandai Coconut Ladoo are perfect for Holi celebrations!

These are simple coconut ladoos which have been flavored with my homemade thandai powder to make them festive!

Didn’t I tell you guys that I will be sharing a dessert recipe made with the thandai powder this week?

Well, here it is! Super easy Thandai Coconut Ladoo! The inspiration for these ladoos came from my hugely popular paan...

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Instant Pot Rice and Dal (Pot in Pot Method)

Make India’s ultimate comfort food – rice and dal together at the same time in the Instant Pot!

The recipe uses pot in pot method which cooks both rice and dal together in one go.

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Thandai Powder

Thandai Powder is a versatile masala powder that you easily make at home.

With the flavors of cardamom, saffron, rose and loaded with nuts, this powder is great to flavor your milk or use in desserts!

When I was little, I used to hate milk. Like hate it from the bottom of my heart.

My mom would give me a glass of milk everyday before school and I would drink it somehow. But whenever I got a chance, I would throw it in the...

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Gujiya

Gujiya is a sweet fried dumpling which is filled with a mixture of milk solids (mawa/khoya) and nuts.

These mawa gujiya are the perfect festive treat, the addition of coconut makes them so special!

In North India, gujiya is typically made during the festival of colors, Holi which is only a few days away.

As a child, getting to eat gujiya was the...

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Tomato Chutney

Simple Tomato Chutney is the perfect accompaniment to idli and dosas!

This vegan south Indian tomato chutney is easy to make with basic pantry ingredients. 

Even though I didn’t grew up eating South Indian food, I love it a lot – like a LOT and we eat it at least once a week.

Earlier when we would feel like eating South Indian, we mostly go out as I...

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Instant Pot Black Eyed Pea Curry (Lobia Masala)

With practically no prep involved, this Indian style Black Eyed Pea Curry is a breeze to make using my frozen onion tomato masala in the Instant Pot!

Vegan and gluten-free, I love this curry with rice!

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Honey Cashew Tofu

Crispy Tofu tossed in a super flavorful sweet sauce with bell peppers and toasted cashews. 

This Asian style Honey Cashew Tofu will be your new favorite way to eat tofu!

If you have been around here a bit, you know we are not big on tofu. I am still okay with it but Sarvesh cannot stand it. If I just give him a tofu scramble to eat, he will not eat it.

But if I toss the tofu in a...

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