JalJeera is an all-natural, clean, summer drink staple in North India. A vegan, vegetarian Indian drink. JalJeera has been the quench for hot summer thirst for millions for the past many decades. More than a homemade drink, JalJeera is popular selling on the streets on carts in a clay pot called matka. Matka is clay pot, which naturally keeps drinks cold without consuming any energy. JalJeera is sold by street vendors. They wrap matka in a cloth to keep it chilled and is served with a steel ladle. JalJeera is usually garnished with boondi, sometimes with mint and coriander leaves. It is so refreshing that it rejuvenates you instantly, with natural ingredients, without any carbonation, extra sugars, artificial colors or flavors. Just ditch the high-calorie, high sugar, and carbon-di-oxide drinks.
Pesarattu is described as Indian crunchy savory crêpe pancake made of Mung (moong) lentils. Pesarattu is popular in the states Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Rajasthan in India. Pesarattu name came from the Telugu language. Pesara is mung dal, attu is dosa, together is mung dal dosa. It is made with green mung dal batter. Pesarattu is topped with tiny onions and cilantro. It served as breakfast, with a side of ginger chutney. Pesarattu is made of Mung dal with skin, with added spices. Pesarattu is a breakfast which is high in protein, fiber, light in carbohydrates and sugars, which are the characteristics of a healthy breakfast. Bonus points are that Pesarattu is Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free. A wonder Indian vegetarian recipe.
If you are making dosa for the first time, be ready to fail with the first few dosas. Not only you will struggle with spreading the batter to make thin dosa, you will also struggle to remove without damaging. Correct temperature for the griddle is important. Griddle should not be too hot and not too cold. Trust me, before you realize you’ll turn out to be an expert in dosas.
Sautéed beetroot is vegan, vegetarian, paleo and gluten-free dish. It is one of the easy vegetarian Indian recipes. Another delicious, clean meatless recipe. If you are a pro at cooking or new bee, beetroot will please you. If you are someone who wants to start cooking vegan recipes, start with beetroot sauté.
Fruits and vegetables from vibrant color spectrum contain high levels of vitamins and minerals as vitamin C, vitamin A, beta-carotene, potassium, lycopene, flavonoids, and zeaxanthin.Beetroot is well known to be a very healthy and tasty vegetable. There are many ways to enjoy beets. Grate them raw on salads. Starters, soups, salads, drinks, steam and sauté, low sugar desserts and more. Beets are not only famous in kitchen, they are also famous in the beauty world as natural hair dye.
I absolutely enjoy cooking delicacies with new veggies every day. I shop at the farmers market and local markets for rarely found veggies. Lotus root fry is a versatile dish, that can be an appetizer or a side of the main course. I was in main course mood when I took this picture. You dont need to make separate dishes for appetizer and maincourse. Let your family or guests choose depending on their mood. What a bumper offer. In Indian cuisine, spiced vegetables cooked with out gravy is commonly consumed with rice. Those dry roasted veggies are also consumed with chutney on the side. Adopt ancient Indian clean recipes. Lotus root called as tamara veru in telugu, kamal kakdi in hindi, Thaamari thandu in tamil.
This is an absolute Vegans and vegetarians rejoice! Vegan lifestyle getting more attention. More and more people started believing in vegan in predominantly meat-eating countries for health reasons or to reduce cruelty. With so much popularity, now is a good time to be vegan. Lotus root fry is a vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and paleo delicacy to start with. More n more meatless options. Nothing to worry about if you are thinking to be a vegan.
Turnips are root veggies which taste like potato minus starch, has texture and benefits like carrot. Yet they are celebrities in the vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free kitchen. Fry, curries, stews, salads, nothing is ineligible to make with turnips. A vegan, gluten-free, paleo dish you have been craving for. One of the best homemade meatless options you can choose from. You know what you are eating. You are not consuming the additives, sodium, preservatives, freshness agents and many more chemicals from store bought dinner. Choose healthy lifestyle choices by making this all-natural vegan Indian curry.
I am so excited to present Jowar (sorghum) chaat salad. One of the vibrant, tasty and most importantly healthy salad. This is the most colorful, delicious and healthy dish I ever ate. To satisfy that longterm urge to have a clean, homemade meal, this vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free dish is here. Not just for Indian food lovers, this chaat salad is must eat dish for everyone who wants to try unique, healthy, clean recipes.
Jowar, which is known to the western world as Sorghum, is widely used in India and Africa. Jowar is a versatile grain, that can be boiled, made chaats, soups, khichdi, replacement to rice, vegan stews. Jowar flour is used to make gluten-free roti or tortillas. Flour is also used in baking. Jowar is a gluten-free, high-protein, cholesterol-free grain with impressive nutrients as dietary fiber, iron, phosphorus, and thiamine. Ditch multivitamins. When you can make such a clean, homemade recipe, you do not need artificially fortified food.
Khichdi or Khichri is an easy staple food enjoyed in every Indian house hold. Whether it is for breakfast, quick weeknight dinner or a gathering, holy event, Khichdi serves the purpose. This vegan, vegetarian gluten-free Khichdi is made of rice, lentils, onions, oil and spice tampering. Optionally potatoes, vegetables, and ghee are added and then boiled until cooked. Khichdi is usually mushy, more like mashed potatoes consistency. Indian pickles are a great side to Khichdi. Popular vegetables used are Potatoes, carrots, cauliflower, green beans. Khichdi is consumed as breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For those looking for great, home-cooked vegan, vegetarian meatless options, khichdi will win you over.
You call Bhakshalu, Oliga, Poornam poli, sweet chapati or puran poli, It is Indian’s most favorite festive food. Name itself makes me drool. Traditionally made with channa dal (Split chickpeas), jaggery stuffed in flour dough and fried on griddle. Pumpkin stuffing makes the dish so light, you can pour your favorite ghee as much as you want. It not as time consuming as traditional dish. You can replace pumpkin with sweet potato or squash. Remember pumpkin is really a squash.
Spaghetti squash, as the name suggests is spaghetti in a squash. You probably are wondering what is spaghetti in squash. This squash, when cooked, is transformed into spaghetti strands. This vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo dish will be your most favorite dish. It is so much fun just to try. Not just spaghetti, you can make quite a variety of dishes with Spaghetti squash. Soups and stews, spaghetti over pasta sauces. Spaghetti squash is non-starchy and its flesh is yellow.
With cooked, spaghetti squash flesh falls away into strands which is very similar to spaghetti. These “spaghetti” strands are crisp and mildly sweet in flavor.
Supercharge your meal with this all natural ultimate low-calorie sandwich. Take these tips to enjoy your sandwich the healthy way. You don’t have to sacrifice taste or richness, just because it is all-natural, vegetarian and gluten-free. Fill half your plate fruits and vegetables and feel good about what you eat. You can make this all-natural, homemade vegetarian sandwich vegan. Remove yogurt or replace with a few cashews.
Don’t worry about how to start a healthy all natural sandwich. I am here to help you pick best ingredients from scratch and give you recipes for making quick and easy sandwiches.