Dosa (Rice Crêpes)

Ingredients: 2 cups (410 g) long-grain rice, washed and soaked overnight 2 2/3 cups (650 ml) water 1 ½ cup (100 g) urad dal (black beans, skinned), washed and soaked overnight 1 teaspoon (5 g) methi (fenugreek seeds) 1 teaspoon (6 g) salt ¾ cup (180 ml) vegetable oil Spicy potatoes Directions: Drain the rice […]

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Sweet and Easy Banana Cake

Ingredients: ¾ cup olive oil ¾ sugar 1-½ teaspoons  baking soda ¼ cup water or soy milk 1 ½ lbs ripe bananas, mashed 3 cups (375 g) unbleached all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon (6 g) salt 1 ½ teaspoons ( 7 ½ ml) vanilla 1 cup (220 g) chocolate chips 1 cup chopped walnuts For the […]

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Summer Tomato, Basil, and Corn Soup

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 carrot (15 g), diced 1 red onion (90g), diced 4 cups (1L) Vegetable Broth (recipe follows) Kernels from medium-sized ear of fresh corn (about ¼ cup) 2 lbs (1 kg) fresh or canned tomatoes, diced Pinced oregano ¼ cup (30 g) fresh basil leaves ½ cup (75 g) cooked […]

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Gajar Halwa (Carrot Pudding)

  Ingredients 2lbs (1 kg) carrots 3 cups almond milk ¾ cup (185 g) fine granulated sugar 1-in (2 ½ -cm) cinnamon stick 1 tbsp olive oil Seeds from 8 green cardamoms, crushed 3 tablesppons (45 g) almonds, blanched and chopped 1 ½ tablespoons (22 g) pistachio nuts, chopped Directions: Peel and grate the carrots. […]

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Mango Milk Shake

Ingredients: Pulp of 2 mangoes 4 glasses of chilled soy milk, or milk of choice 4 tablespoons of rose syrup 1-3 ice cubes Almonds and pistachios (optional) Directions: Blend first three ingredients in blend for 30 seconds. Pour in glasses and garnish with chopped almonds and pistachios. Serve chilled. Variation: For papaya Milk shake substitute […]

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