Need Light lunch? Try this yummy Fruit Quinoa salad.
1 cup quinoa
1 small chopped apple
1 cup of strawberry and pineapple
1/2 cup dry fruit of choice ( we used pecan and walnuts)
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp blueberry syrup/ or maple syrup
Salt and pepper
1/2 tsp cinnamon
-Fry apples with a little bit of oil. Add in dry fruit. Mix in quinoa. Add other fruit. Add cinnamon, salt, pepper and drizzle blue berry syrup on top. Enjoy.
Hi guys, in this recipe video I share with you simple Saag Chicken Recipe. It’s easy to prepare, is quite healthy and tasty.
– Bunch of spinach Leaves (Washed and chopped)
– You can also incorporate other green leafy veggies in your dish like Rapini, Chard etc. I used some frozen Kale leaves as well.
-500 gms of chicken breast
– 2-4 tbsp oil for cooking (Vegetable oil of your choice or Canola)
– 1 tsp cumin seeds
-1/2 tsp mustard seeds
-1 large chopped onion
-3-4 cloves of garlic chopped
– small piece of ginger
-1 tsp salt ( or adjust per taste)
-1/2 tsp turmeric
-2 chopped tomatoes
-1/2 tsp chilli pwd
-2 tbsp chickpea flour ( i mix it in little bit of water and add it in my dish to thicken it up)
1/2 tsp garam masala
1. Begin by cleaning, eashing and chopping spinach leaves and chop chicken into bite size pieces.
2. Heat a pan and add oil. Once it’s hot, add cumin and mustard seeds and let them sizzle for 30 secs. Then add onions, ginger and garlic.
3. Add salt and turmeric and mix well. Let onions get soft. Once they are no longer raw, add chicken and cook for 2-3 mins until sealed or turns white.
4. Add tomatoes and red chilli powder. Cook further for 4-5 mins. Add spinach, mix well and once done another 4-5 mins, add chickpea flour (mixed in water) and let the dish thicken up. Chickpea flour soaks up the extra water left by spinach leaves.
5. Once cooked, sprinkle garam masala on top and serve with your fav. flatbread.
Quick, easy and delicious Stir- fried Quinoa for lunch with vegetables. This recipe is perfect for any day lunch meal.
Ingredients/ Method for the Recipe
1 cup cooked Quinoa
Vegetables of your choice – we used onions, carrots, celery, mushrooms and peppers
oil for cooking
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
Salt per taste
1 tsp curry powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 small chopped tomato
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp paprika
Cook quinoa (just like rice and set aside)
In a wok, add oil. Let oil become hot and Fry cumin seeds for 30 secs.
Add ginger-garlic paste, onions and carrots. Mix well. Give a minute or two and add salt and paprika/red chilli powder. Mix well. Add other veggies. Add tomatoes. Mix well.
Add curry powder. Add Quinoa and then for some crunch Red peppers.
Add lemon juice. Mix well and serve.
Happy Holi to all our friends and viewers. Here is an easy, delicious, quick Holi special recipe for Malpuas . Homemade Indian Pancakes a.k.a Malpuas are perfect for any celebration.
1/2 cup Milk powder
1/2 cup all purpose flour
3 tbsp Sooji/Rava/ Semolina ( Cream of wheat)
1 cup Milk
Desi ghee for cooking
Cardamom powder and fennel seeds for flavouring
1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water
Remember Syrup thickens upon standing.
Cardamom for flavour.
Dry fruits for garnish
Mix flours and make batter by adding milk. Add cardamom powder and fennel seeds and fry on a pan until both sides are brown. Prepare syrup and dip malpuas in the syrup. Garnish with dry fruit and serve.
In this recipe, we make these super yum Kabobs with Burgol, boiled potatoes, various spices and greens (mainly spinach and baby Kale chopped)These are easy to prepare, great for potlucks and store well too.
Burgol or Bulgur is a grain from the ancient Middle East; from there it spread quickly around the world. Bulgur is wheat berries that are partially hulled, steamed, then cracked and dried. Often confused with cracked wheat, both look the same, however, Bulghur is steamed (precooked) unlike cracked wheat. Bulghur is gritty and flaky and used primarily in Tabbuleh or Tabouli (a typical Lebanese salad). Bulgur is also commonly used as a meat substitute.
1 cup Burgol/ Bulgur wheat
4-5 boiled/mashed potatoes
2 cups chopped greens – Spinach/Kale
2-3 tbsp oil for pan frying. You can deep fry these as well.
Spices I used- salt, garam masala, seasoning pepper, red chilli powder (or paprika), garlic salt and curry powder. Adjust quantities as per your liking.
Mix everything well and then form small patties. Pan- fry both sides on a skillet until golden brown. Outside will be crispy and inside soft but cooked. Enjoy it with chutney of your choice.
Here is an easy appetizer recipe which is vegan as well as gluten free 🙂 and if you like Tofu then don’t forget to check out our:
– Tofu Scramble – Easy and Delicious Breakfast Idea
– Tofu Tikka Masala
350 gms Extra firm Tofu
1/3 cup besan- Chickpea flour(Gram Flour)
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
1 tsp Garam masala
1 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp garlic salt
2-3 tbsp water
Oil for frying
Cut Tofu in long stick like pieces
Make marinade using spices, chickpea flour, water and soy sauce. Coat Tofu pieces with the batter and let stand for atleast 30 mins. Then deep fry and serve with your fav. sauce.
Here is an easy recipe for gluten free pizza crust. It’s delicious and ready in no time.
2-3 cups of grated cauliflower
2 tbsp parmesan cheese
1 cup grated mozarella cheese
2 medium size eggs
Seasoning of your choice. I used 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp garlic salt, 1/2 tsp each Parsley, Oregano and basil and 1/2 tsp seasoning pepper.
Cook grated cauliflower in microwave for 10 mins (with 2 tbsp water). Then mix it with all other ingredients and bake at 400 F for 20-25 mins. Pizza crust is ready. You can enjoy it just the way it is or prepare and add on some toppings.
If you are looking for a healthy, easy, delicious snack then these Palak Paneer Kebabs (Spinach and Cottage Cheese Kebabs) will definitely please you. Why not prepare these Kebabs for your guests this Holi season.
Preheat oven to 350 F and mix allt he ingredients. Then on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, place small flattened out portion of your mixture and cook for 15 mins on each side until golden brown texture is achieved on both sides. Serve with your fav. chutney/sauce.
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Butter chicken at home with only 6 ingredients and in 20 minutes. Try this simple butter chicken recipe today and enjoy it with Naan or Rice.
400 gms of chicken
1.5 tbsp garam masala
1 cup yogurt – plain ( greek works well)
1 cup diced tomatoes
1.5 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter
Cut chicken into bite size pieces.
Combine yogurt, chicken, salt and garam masala. Melt butter in the pan. Add chicken. Stir in tomatoes. Cook for 15 mins ( or until chicken is done) Serve with rice, roti or naan.