Tag Archives: Indian

Eggplant (Aubergine) and Lentil Dahl

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free.    When I first started cooking out on my own, back in the late 70’s, I ended up with about four cookbooks for the first few years.  Two of them were standards for … Continue reading

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Rice Flavored with Cumin, Fenugreek, and Curry Leaf

Contains:  Fascinating Indian flavors, optional dairy (ghee).  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, potentially vegan.   The idea of flavored rice truly appealed to me, especially for eating in combination with Indian dishes – or perhaps on its own.  I had leftover okra … Continue reading

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Indian Curry: Okra, Mushroom, Tomato, Onion

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is: Vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, Whole30.   I’ve been wanting to do a vegetarian Indian okra and mushroom dish for awhile.  Everything else was here to hand, just needed the inspiration towards putting this all together.  Will be getting … Continue reading

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Holi, Indian Festival of Colors: Chicken Tikka Masala Whole30 Style

Contains:  Coconut, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, Paleo, Whole 30.      Yes, if you prefer to have basmati or jasmine rice instead of cauliflower rice, please go ahead.  I made this when I wanted to do one of those Whole 30 … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Indian-Inspired Rice; Plus Eggplant (Aubergine), Bitter Melon & Okra Curry

Since there are a lot of meat-related dishes on my docket right now, I wanted to create something vegetarian that I’ve never made before.  Meanwhile, I was having a severe hankering for things Indian, and haven’t yet tracked down the … Continue reading

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Bharwaan Mirchee – Stuffed Bell Peppers (Indian)

This recipe is from Indian Home Cooking, by Suvir Saran and Stephanie Lyness.  Some years back I attended a 3 hour hands-on cooking class taught by Suvir Saran and bought this book then.  (He autographed it, too.)  Apparently, it is … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Cauliflower and Onion Pakora

Several months back, I stopped at an Indian restaurant, the Aroma Bar and Grill, on my way home, and ordered a meal.  My meal came with pakoras (among other things) on the side.  Seriously, those things ranked 10 out of 5, and … Continue reading

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