How to Pop Amaranth

If you are looking for a healthier alternative to popcorn, popped amaranth could be the answer. If you are looking for a way to amuse your kids, keep them busy, and teach them a thing or two, popped amaranth could be the answer. Amaranth seeds are high in protein and can be popped without added oils. There is no need to worry about genetically modified corn when this simple method for popping amaranth can be…

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Stay Home, Stay Safe and Sprout Mung Beans

We are all in this craziness together so why not make the most of your time at home. Sprouting mung or moong beans can be a fun way to teach your kids about the germination process and involve them in the kitchen and cooking. It will also save you some money. Just one cup of dry moong beans can yield a bucket load of sprouts. Use sprouted mung in salads or quick stirfrys or make…

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Goan Pomfret Fish Curry

Pomfret, also known as Paplet Hooman or Pompano, is a popular choice of fish for Goan cuisine. With very little marination time as well as cooking time required, this aromatic coconut based Pomfret fish curry recipe is a must try. Serve it with hot rice or roti. In case you can’t get a hold of pomfret, try these substitutes: sea bass, red snapper, flounder, small grouper, tilapia, cod, haddock, or any white flesh fish.

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Raw Papaya Stuffed Paratha

Stuffed paratha are always a special treat. They serve their purpose of being the bread (or vehicle) part of a traditional Indian meal, but with their own unique twist. Many things are used to stuff paratha and raw papaya is definitely a great option. Similar in texture to radish (or mooli), shredded raw papaya is shredded, seasoned with just a few key ingredients and stuffed into chapati dough. The final product is so flavorful that…

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Masala Almonds

I love to make a big batch of these amazing Almonds to keep on hand for snacking on the go or just have a piece of two every time that you are passing by the kitchen or those wonderful expected or unexpected guests or even better – perfect munchies in the evening or with drinks or tea! The flavors and the spices of these Masala Almonds are just the right balance of naughty and nice!

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