Sindhi Kadhi

Sindhi Kadhi is a dish that is fully rounded and has so many levels of flavor. The hints of sweet and tangy combined with the spiciness and the beautifully colored vegetables is a feast to the eyes and to the hungry stomach. Change out the vegetables, eliminate some you don’t like or add on the ones you love – it’s a very forgiving dish. Enjoy this Sindhi Kadhi with some plain white Basmati Rice and…

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Vegetarian Chili, A Super Bowl Delight!

A perfect one-pot meal and let’s not forget that it’s not just substantial but it’s healthy as well. We consider Chili perfect for a game but who says that it has to be limited to that…enjoy this wholesome Vegetarian Chili any time of the year, with or without the TV on! This is also a perfect dish to made in the crock pot. Thank you so much Suvarna, for this awesome recipe, we just love…

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Seven Layer Dip

Have a party coming up for which you need an appetizer recipe to feed a crowd? Seven Layer Dip (7 Layer Dip) is your answer. Make it ahead and serve this Mexican inspired dip with warm tortillas or chips. Don’t let the name (7 Layer) stop you. Go ahead and add an eighth layer (jalapenos) or ninth layer (salsa). It’s a sure fire crowd pleaser!

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Bean & Cheese Enchiladas – Mexican

Mexican cuisine is always a favorite for the Indian palate as it has so many similar flavors – cumin, coriander, garlic, chili, etc. Try this easy Bean and Cheese Enchiladas recipe made with corn tortillas and a homemade enchilada sauce. Combine the enchiladas with some guacamole, chips and salsa and Spanish rice and you have a complete meal.

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Refried Beans, Mexican Cuisine

Wholesome and hearty, tasty and flavorful Refried Beans can make the dish! An essential part of a Mexican meal, it is used in a lot of different dishes – Enchiladas, Tacos, 7-Layer Dip, Nachos… only to name a few. Great way to add in the proteins to your diet. Enjoy a great addition to our Mexican Cuisine. Ingredients: Canned Refried Beans – 2, 16 oz cans Oil – 2 tbsp Onions – 1 medium, chopped…

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Quick Soak Beans Tip

What a busy world we live in today! Sometimes just getting a hot meal on the table is hard for a lot of us. Preplanning the next days meal and remembering to soak the beans overnight can sounld like an insurmountable task. This Quick Tip will help you take the fear out of pre-planning and fearlessly make the beans without any hesitation. Enjoy your beans today… Method: 1. Wash and rinse the beans. 2. Soak…

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Khatti Daal How-to Video

Here is a simple and delicious recipe for Khatti Daal submitted by one of our viewers, Gizzel Dsouza from India. The term “Khatti” means tangy or sour and this recipe uses tamarind to get the tart flavor. Masoor daal is another one of the few daals (beans) which does not require soaking so it goes from the stove to the table in little time. Try this recipe today!

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Khatti Daal

Here is a simple and delicious recipe for Khatti Daal submitted by one of our viewers, Gizzel Dsouza from India. The term “Khatti” means tangy or sour and this recipe uses tamarind to get the tart flavor. Masoor daal is another one of the few daals (beans) which does not require soaking so it goes from the stove to the table in little time. Try this recipe today!

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Kidney Beans Curry (Rajma)

Rajma-Chawal is a combination ‘to-die-for’…the best Rajma (Kidney Beans) and Chawal (Rice) can be had at the obscure dhabbas* alongside the highways all over North India. That is where the truck drivers eat and trust me…that is the second best (ofcourse, right after our recipe!). Now which Punjabi (people from the state of Punjab) household will not admit to it being a comfort food. Try with some Raita or just plain yogurt…

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Mung Daal How-to Video

Mung Daal, a hearty split bean soup, is a staple in many Indian households. It is loaded with protein but light on the stomach. Mung Daal goes well with rice, chapattis or just by itself as a soup. There are probably a hundred ways to make Mung Daal, each slightly different than the next. Watch this video and see our 2 different versions of simple and delicious Mung Daal.

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Open Sandwich My Way!

Baked Beans have been a camping favorite, it seems, from the beginning of time…..but with this recipe, we take them to a whole new level.  An Uncle of our’s introduced it to our family years ago and with a few tweaks and changes, it has been our family favorite “quick lunch” for many many years.  Using Vegetarian Baked Beans makes it a super healthy, protein packed, lunch for vegetarians. With a few adjustments, it is a winner with kids as…

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Lima Beans Curry

Many people consider Lima Beans (also known as butter beans) boring, but here’s a way to make Lima Beans Curry that will spruce up this usually ignored vegetable.  When combined with whole grains such as rice, lima beans provide virtually fat-free high quality protein and a very good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber. Ingredients:  Frozen Lima Beans – 16oz packet (washed) Oil – 4 tsp Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp Asafoetida (Hing) – pinch Turmeric…

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