Quinoa has been given the “Superfoods’ title for awhile and has been wearing the tiara like a true princess! It is a great addition to all the grains and seeds we eat to keep our carb count down and our protein intake high while still being a vegan or a vegetarian. This wonderfully refreshing salad has all the properties of being addictive, it is beautiful to look at, smells great and the taste and flavors…"Healthy Quinoa Salad"
The other day, we had a request from a viewer for Jeera Alu and we both could have sworn it was there on the website! We searched for it in vain and realized we have not made it for ShowMeTheCurry.com yet! Sacrilege, Shame on our part….so without further adieu, here it is! Jira Aloo ki Subzi is by far the most common and yet, one of the most loved side dishes in any North Indian…"Jeera Aloo (Cumin Flavored Potatoes)"
Beans, beans, beans…and how many ways to enjoy them! Packed with proteins and good stuff, and used in so many cuisines around the world, they are flavorful and very versatile. Black beans are a favorite in our house and I have at times made them in place of Rajma (Kidney beans) and they turn out just amazing. In this recipe, the Black Beans have a Mexican flavor but feel free to change up the Taco…"Ultimate Black Beans Dip | Not from Can!"
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…"How to Pop Amaranth"
Watch this fun video where we tried something considering the situation. Sometimes you have so many different vegetables in your refrigerator, and yet none of them are enough for any one dish….and that’s when this comes on the table in our home! And yes, my family knows that. A little of this and a little of that can sometimes make a magical dish and taste as good as a take-out. It’s perfect as a side…"Asian Style Vegetable Stir Fry"