Tasty Cauliflower Wings Recipe and Laton Group Notebooks

Tasty and Easy Cauliflower wings are great for snacking and quite healthy. I’ve started noting down all my recipes in special Laton Group notebooks and you can buy these books online from this Toronto based company.

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Cauliflower Wings Recipe:

1 head of Cauliflower
1/3 cup whipping Cream/milk or almond milk
3 tbsp all purpose flour
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Pepper ( or Paprika)
1 tsp Curry Powder
2-3 drops of oil
Water to make a paste

Season with Sesame Seeds and Green Onions

For Sauce: (Be creative/ feel free to mix and match here)
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp Hot Sauce/ Sriracha
1 tbsp BBQ Sauce/Ketchup
Few drops of Mustard/Red chilli sauce

– Marinade Cauliflower florets in flour and spice paste for 10-15 mins then bake at 425 F for 20-25 mins. Then brush with sauce and give another 10 mins. Let cool down then season with sesame seeds and green onions and serve.

How to make Badam Kulfi | Almond Ice Cream Recipe

Summer is here and so its time to enjoy summer treats like tasty homemade icecreams a.k.a Kulfi. Although Ice creams are easily available in the market during summer months, their is something special about making Kulfi at home. That sense of achievement, shared passion for quality food with friends and family and that smile on you kids face when they see a specially prepared ice cream bowl in front of them is truly something unique.
I really enjoy Badam Kulfi and here is how you can make it at home.

For Almond Ice cream

1 cup Condensed Milk
1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
1/2 to 1/4 cup Blanched Almonds

Method:

1. Put Almonds in a blender. Add Condensed milk and cardamom powder.
4. Blend everything together and pour it in popsicle moulds, plastic cups or a container.
5. Let freeze overnight or atleast 4-6 hrs. Once frozen, take out from the freezer, remove from the mould and serve the way you desire.

What Kind of Ice Cream Flavour do you Like? Also, check out our another favourite Ice cream recipe – Mango Kulfi

Easy Veggie Burger Recipe

My husband makes wicked Portobello mushroom sandwiches and here is how he does it 🙂 We usually enjoy it on the weekends as a brunch with some sort of soup.

Ingredients/Method

2-3 portobello mushrooms ( 1 mushroom per sandwich).
Toppings of your choice – We use thin slice of tomato, Sauteed onions/peppers/spinach. You can use a leave of lettuce of too.
Whole wheat bun or sandwich bread
1-2 tbsp oil
Salt and pepper. 1-2 tbsp soy sauce.
Cheese (optional)
Any sandwich spread/ or add butter/ghee on the toasted buns.
We love to add hash brown in the sandwich too 🙂

Cook the mushrooms ( on a grill, pan fry or in a bbq) after removing the tail ends and brushing them with salt/pepper/oil/soy sauce and then last 2 mins of cooking- add slice of cheese on top. Add on toasted or untoasted buns along with other toppings. you can spread sandwich spread on one side of 1 bun. Enjoy with your fav soup for a classic lunch 🙂

Also try our amazingly good, vegan hamburger made with Lentils Patty – Vegan Hamburger Recipe

Easy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe | Healthy Snacks

Hummus is protein rich healthy snack. It is a chickpea dip and today we make roasted Red Bell Pepper hummus. packed with flavour, easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

1 Red Bell Pepper
1 cup chickpeas
2 tbsp Tahini
2 tsp Oil
2 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp salt and Paprika
1 tbsp lemon juice

– Roast Red Peppers on a hot skillet/ in a bbq or on a grill. Then combine all ingredients and form a smooth dip. Enjoy with pita chips, dips or flatbread of your choice.

3 Easy Hummus Recipes | 3 different Hummus Flavours

3 different Hummus Flavours

Hummus is protein rich healthy snack. It is a chickpea dip. Here we are sharing 3 different hummus recipes – packed with flavour, easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends.

Ingredients/ Method

1. Caramalized Onion Hummus

1 cup Chickpeas
1 thinly sliced onion
3 cloves
2 tsp oil (Olive or another of your choice)
3 tbsp Tahini Paste (Tahini can be made by roasted sesame seeds and making paste out of them with olive oil)
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt and paprika

– First we ook onions on slow heat so that they are no longer raw ( are caramalized) and then we combine all ingredients, blend them to make a smooth dip.

2. Greek Style Hummus Recipe

1 cup boiled chickpeas ( you can also use a can of chickpeas)
1 clove of garlic
1/4 to 1/2 cup yogurt
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp each Oregano, Parsley and Thyme

Combine all ingredients and blend them to get your greek style hummus

3. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

1 Red Bell Pepper
1 cup chickpeas
2 tbsp Tahini
2 tsp Oil
2 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp salt and Paprika
1 tbsp lemon juice

– Roast Red Peppers on a hot skillet/ in a bbq or on a grill. Then combine all ingredients and form a smooth dip. Enjoy with pita chips, dips or flatbread of your choice

Multi Layered Indian Flatbread | Easy homemade Lachha Paratha Recipe

Lachha Parantha (Paratha) is a round and flaky, multi layered Indian flatbread best enjoyed with curries or Indian vegetables. All you need for this recipe is whole wheat flour, water, oil for cooking (or butter/ghee), pinch of sugar and salt.

Everyone loves lachha paratha, because its loaded with calories and many times is made out of maida. Here presenting the recipe of lachha paratha made with whole wheat which is healthy. These Multilayered parathas are crispy and delicious. They can be enjoyed with any curry of your choice and also with pickles or dips ( Chutneys). If all else fails, make a simple yogurt preparation called Raita ( add in some spices like roasted cumin seeds, cucumber etc) and serve these parathas with raita. Have you ever thought about making sunday special brunch..well this paratha is a must on that menu.

In this video, I show you how to make healthy whole wheat laccha paratha at home in no time.

Spicy Potatoes Recipe – Achari Aloo

This is a wonderful spicy potatoes recipe which goes well with roti, naan or parantha. I not only enjoy it on road trips but also serve it as a side dish with lunch or dinner when company is over. Achari basically means pickled and gets the name because of all the wonderful spices being used in this recipe.

Ingredients
Serves 4-6 people

7-8 medium size potatoes
Oil for cooking (preferable Mustard Oil)
1.5 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tbsp ginger/garlic paste
1.5 tsp red chilli pwd
0.5 tsp cumin Pwd
1 tsp Turmeric
1 chopped Onion
2 small tomatoes
Salt per taste
1 tsp Garam masala
1/2 tsp kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves)

Tempering/Tadka (It goes on top of the cooked dish for additional flavoring)

2 tbsp Mustard Oil
1/2 tsp (0.5 tsp) Fenugreek seeds (Methre)
1/2 tsp (0.5 tsp) Coriander seeds (Dhaniya seeds)
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
1.5 tsp Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
1.5 tsp Kalonji(Nigella seeds or Onion seeds)

Process:

Heat oil in the pan
Add Cumin seeds. Once they are crackling add onions and mix.
After 30 secs, add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric and red chilli pwd.
Stir all the ingredients and add cumin pwd.
Add tomatoes and give them 3-4 mins until they are softened.
Once they are done, add potatoes, half cup of water and salt per taste and let them cook on medium heat. Cover the pan and give potatoes around 10 mins.

While potatoes are cooking, prepare the tadka/seasoning/tempering with some Indian spices.

Heat 2 tbsp Mustard Oil and add tempering spices. Let them crackle and infuse the oil with their aroma and flavor. Turn off the heat.
Once Potatoes are done, add this tempering on top along with some garam masala pwd and kasoori methi.

Serve with roti/parantha or let them cool down and then put then in the lunch box and take them on your next road trip.

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Easy Homemade Potato Fries – Pan fried

My kids love fries and I often make this simple version of pan-fried potatoes fries for them and they seem to devour it within minutes. I call them golden fries because turmeric lends that nice yellow touch to them.
Everyone loves Fries because they are so comforting. Here I show you how to make easy pan-fried golden fries at home in no time.

Ingredients/ Method

3-4 medium sized Golden Potatoes
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder and turmeric
Skillet to cook and 2-3 tbsp oil

– Peel and Cut potatoes in long thin slices. Heat oil in a pan. Toss potatoes with this oil and then add spices. Cover and cook on a medium high heat until done.

If you like Potatoes, also check out:

1. Easy Roasted Potatoes
2. Spicy Potatoes- South Indian style
3. Quick Potatoes Side Dish
4. Quick Curried Potatoes
5. Best Ever Mashed Potatoes