Poha Recipe

Poha is one of India’s most popular breakfast (especially in North and western India).

Flattened rice is tempered with spices and onions making it the perfect way to start the day.

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Growing up, I wasn’t a huge Poha...

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Instant Pot Jackfruit Biryani (Kathal Biryani)

This jackfruit biryani aka kathal biryani is made with jackfruit, basmati rice and flavored with whole spices like cardamom, cumin, cinnamon and peppercorn. Topped with crispy onion, saffron milk and fried cashews, this vegetarian delight will make showstopper of a meal at any table!

I don’t cook with jackfruit very often but when I do, I almost always end up making my mom’s kathal and chana dal kebabs. Those melt-in-mouth kebabs are probably my favorite way to...

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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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15 Vegetarian Recipes with Pantry Staples

    15 Vegetarian Recipes that you can make with pantry staples!

    These recipes required ingredients which are readily available and can be made without a visit to the grocery store!

    If you have been looking for recipes using pantry staples during these times, then I have got you covered.

    These are vegetarian and vegan recipes which use ingredients like...

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    Makki ki Roti

    Makki Ki Roti – a winter staple in North India. This flatbread is gluten-free and is made with corn flour.

    The roti is traditionally served with Sarson ka saag! It’s one of my favorite things to enjoy in winters.

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    Few things are so...

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    Mushroom Biryani (Instant Pot & Stovetop)

    Aromatic and flavorful Mushroom Biryani cooked in the Instant Pot.

    This one-pot meal is one of my favorite ways to eat mushrooms. Serve it with a cooling raita.

    Like I mentioned in this post, I have been cooking with mushrooms way more these days.

    My in-laws are here which means I have company in...

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    15 Easy Instant Pot Vegan Dinners

    Looking for some quick and easy dinner recipe ideas for those busy weeknights? I got you covered with these 15 easy and delicious Instant Pot Vegan Dinner Ideas!

    These hearty meals can be prepared rather quickly using your Instant Pot. These are packed with flavors and just the kind of meal you need for busy days.

    The leftover also make great lunches.

    I struggle with...

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    Easy Instant Pot Vegetable Biryani

    Easy Instant Pot Vegetable Biryani – fragrant basmati rice cooked with whole spices, herbs and vegetables. This easy biryani is packed with so much flavor, is also vegan and gluten-free. While it tastes great on its own, I enjoy it with a side of raita (yogurt dip).

    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 share/feature vegetarian...

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    Vegetarian Pesto Mediterranean Tortilla Pizza

    This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Acorn Influence, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.

    Crispy Tortilla Pizza topped with Pesto and Mediterranean flavors! This fun pizza is great for pizza night or just when you need something quick and delicious! Also scroll down to the bottom of the post for a fun GIVEAWAY!

    When I lived in India, I always thought...

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    Vegetable Quinoa Pulao

    Healthy Vegetable Quinoa Pulao with cauliflower, paneer, sweet corn, green peas and whole spices. A filling and nutritious gluten-free meal! Replace paneer with tofu to make it vegan.

    Yesterday I was watching a video by Rujuta Diwekar, the famous nutritionist from India who firmly believes in the theory that you should eat local and you should also eat what you grew up eating. I kind of agree with her theory because honestly my body feels so much better when I...

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    14 Vegetarian Appetizers for New Year’s Eve

      So New Year’s eve is almost here and you all must be pretty excited for the party! To make any party awesome, you obviously need good food and nothing better than some delicious appetizers to make your New Year’s Eve special! Here’s a collection of 14 Vegetarian Appetizers to make your life a little easier. There are also some vegan options. Hope you all have a wonderful new...

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      Lentil Chili

      Warm and comforting, this Vegetarian Red Lentil Chili is all that you need to beat the cold!

      So just few days back I posted how sunny it is here, well spoke too soon! It’s been raining non-stop and I haven’t seen the sun in 2 days now. Such dark, rainy and cold weather calls for comforting meal. For me comforting meal is one which can be cooked in a single pot, is wholesome and can me made easily with simple ingredients. When it’s so...

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