Vegan Fish Curry

Vegan Fish Curry

Surprised by the title. Its prepared with Yam but keeping the preparation of fish curry in mind.. and yam did amazing justice to the authentic recipie!! Ingredients: 1/2 Kg Yam (suran) 7-8 Curry leaves 1tspn mustard seeds 1 tspn coconut oil 4-5 kokum pieces For...

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Vegan Fish Curry

Vegan Fish Curry

Surprised by the title. Its prepared with Yam but keeping the preparation of fish curry in mind.. and yam did amazing justice to the authentic recipie!!

Ingredients:
1/2 Kg Yam (suran)
7-8 Curry leaves
1tspn mustard seeds
1 tspn coconut oil
4-5 kokum pieces

For masala:
1/4th cup grated coconut
1 big onion sliced
4-5 whole dry red chillies
1tspn methi seeds
2-3 cloves of garlic

Preparation:

  1. Dry roast all masala ingredients well and once cool blend it well and if need be add little water and make a paste like consistency.
  2. Cut Yam in cubes and steam them well.
  3. In a wok or kadhai take coconut oil, add the curry leaves and mustard seeds, once cracked add the masala paste, cook for 2-3 minutes and add the steamed yam.
  4. Cook the yam in masala for 5 minutes and then add water. As per consistency required. Usually a little thin consistency is good.
  5. Then add kokum and cover and cook for 10-12 minutes.

An amazing vegan lunch is ready and specially for people who are on trial phase of leaving meat or usually a good change for vegetarians and for all. Can be enjoyed with any type of rice, here i preferred the ancient red rice as it has a nice earthy taste and amazing aroma.

Methi Moong Dosa (chila)

Methi Moong Dosa (chila)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup yellow moong dal
  • 1 cup methi leaves
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste

Method:

Wash moong dal well and soak for 5-7 hours. Then grind into fine batter and keep overnight for fermentation.

Finely chop methi and coriander leaves and add to the fermented batter and add salt to taste.

Its now ready to make great dosas, pancakes or chilla. If in rush even dhoklas can be made of it. So try whatever suits your preference.

Can be served with chutney, ketchup, curd or even with any vegetable or pulse. Extremely versatile and nutritious.

Flourless Vegan Brownies

Flourless Vegan Brownies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup dark organic coco powder
  • 3/4 th cup almond meal
  • 3tbspn flax meal mixed with 6 tbspn water
  • 1/2 tspn baking powder
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • Pinch of salt
  • Vanilla extract
  • 1/4th tspn cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil

Method:

Mix all the above ingredients well and pour in a greased brownie tin and bake in a pre-heated oven for 45 mins at 180 degrees and check. If you want little more intense bake again at 200 for 10 minutes.

Chickpea-Chia bread sandwich with Almond mayo

Chickpea-Chia bread sandwich with Almond mayo

Ingredients of Bread:

  • 1 cup sattu flour(roasted chickpea flour. Readily available)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tspn baking powder
  • 1 tspn activated yeast
  • 1/2 cup chia seed meal
  • Salt to taste
  • Vanilla essence
  • 1 tspn honey

Method:

Mix all well. Add water to get thick batter consistency and pour in a greased bread tin and keep for proofing for an hour. Then sprinkle some flax seeds on top and bake in pre heated oven for 45 mins at 180 and 15 mins at 150

Ingredients of Almond Mayo:

  • 10-12 soaked almonds
  • 1 tbspn olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper
  • 2 dates

 

Method:

Blend all for 2-3 mins at a stretch till fine mayo consistency. Refrigerate in a dry glass air tight jar to store upto 3 days.

Sandwhich Preparation:

Take the bread slice and apply almond mayo on it. Place iceberg lettuce and tomatoes on it. Optional is Adding omlette, boiled eggs or any other veggie of choice.

*Breakfast has to be packed of all nutients and this brings in balance of all.

Summer fresh green salad with almond mint dressing

Summer fresh green salad with almond mint dressing

Ingredients:

For salad:

  • 1 big green cucumber
  • Fresh lettuce
  • Few basil leaves
  • Fresh chives
  • Fresh parsley
  • Baby spinach few leaves
  • 1/4th red cabbage
  • 4-5 chopped almonds

For dressing:

  • Soaked almonds 10-12
  • Coriander leaves 1/2 cup
  • Mint leaves 1/2 cup
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 small lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 big dates

Method:

Wash all ingredients of salad and roughly chop them and keep in cold water to maintain the crunch of veggies.

For dressing: Blend all the ingredients together with little water as per required and desired consistency of dressing.

Now strain the vegetables from cold water and mix the dressing well and sprinkle chopped almonds. Plate and serve immediately.

*One of the best way to get all your greens with taste and with no compromise. Greens have the best source of proteins along with all desired vitamins and antioxidants.