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Vegan Lemon Quinoa Bean Salad

Spring has sprung and along with frequent showers, blooming flowers and warm weather it has also brought back my craving for salads. Throughout the cold months of fall and winter, I crave soups and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on May 12, 2015

Katrikai Rasavangi ~ Vegan Eggplant Lentil Curry

Its been a while since I posted in this space.  Ever since I opened my online jewelry store I have been super busy with setting it up and even though I have made some really interesting recipes... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Veg Inspirations on Apr 15, 2015

Chocolate chip cookies made healthier ~ Egg free, butter free chocolate chip cookies.......and an announcement !!

First let me share my big news. Ever since I made some jewelry for the first time a few years back, I have been hooked onto it.  Before I knew it, making jewelry became a very important part of my... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Veg Inspirations on Mar 25, 2015

Wacky Cake ~ Vegan Chocolate Cake ~ Chocolate Cake without eggs, butter or milk

A couple of weeks back, I wanted to bake a cake for my neighbor. When I was going through the options, I was pretty sure that chocolate cake would be a good choice, since her little boy seems to have... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Veg Inspirations on Feb 5, 2015

Rajma Toast ~ Savory Bean Toast

Finally after a long break from this space I am back. The last couple of months have been so busy and hectic that I have hardly had the time to peek into this space let alone check through my emails... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Jan 28, 2015

Paal payasam ~ Chawal ka kheer ~ Indian milk pudding

Happy New Year to all my readers, hope you all had a wonderful start to the year with friends and family. My apologies for not wishing you all earlier.  The last few weeks have been so strange and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Jan 12, 2015

Quinoa Lentil Swiss Chard Soup

When it comes to super foods, quinoa is most definitely a winner, at least  in my book.  Quinoa is full of nutrition, is a great source of protein and is so versatile that it works in a variety of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Dec 16, 2014

Aloo Baingan Sabzi ~ Vegan Eggplant and Potato Curry

Every time I travel, I find that  food choices at airports or rather the lack of choices quite frustrating.  I mean yes,  I do find the occasional salad at some restaurant, but for most part the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Dec 3, 2014

Rajasthani style Aloo ki sabzi ~ Dahiwale Aloo ~ Potatoes in yogurt gravy curry

Rajasthani cuisine has  been on my " to try" list for some time now. When we travel to India, our family likes to frequent a restaurant that serves Rajasthani food and we always enjoy the experience.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w...
by Veg Inspirations on Nov 18, 2014

Pindi chole ~ Pindi chana ~ Vegan Chickpeas Curry

Pindi chole is a type of curry made with chana/ chickpeas with a light coating of spices/ gravy. It tends to be a tad bit drier than the conventional chole or chana masala. While I was reading up... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Veg Inspirations on Nov 4, 2014

Carrot kosambari ~ Carrot and mung bean salad

Festival season with all it's sweets and snacks always leaves me craving something light, healthy and nutritious. Something that is healthy to the core and is completely unlike all the rich calorie... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 28, 2014

Easy Chocolate Pedha in under 5 mins ~ Indian chocolate fudge ~ Easy Diwali recipes.

You know how it is some days, you just want something with chocolate in it :)  One such day when I was tinkering in the kitchen , and was in the mood for something chocolatey,  I decided to try... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 21, 2014

Oat Rava Ladoo ~ Indian sweet made with oat and semolina

Ever since I tried oats in an Indian sweet for the first time when I made this oats kheer/ payasam,  I feel more confident about using oats in Indian sweets.  I use oats often in my bakes and oatmeal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 19, 2014

Ribbon Pakoda ~ Ribbon Murukku ~ Rice and chickpea flour fritters

Can you believe Diwali is less than a week away ? Time really flies, it seems like just yesterday that 2014 began and we were wishing everyone for the new year. And just like that, in a blink of an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 16, 2014

Kaddu ka Bharta ~ Vegan Butternut squash / Pumpkin curry

Fall is officially here, although some days it is so warm here that it feels more like summer than fall. But the vegetable section at our local grocery definitely feels like fall with the variety of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 14, 2014

Chana poha ~ Beaten Rice flakes with mixed vegetables and chickpeas

A few years back, my mother in law mentioned an idea she had come across of making poha with a variety of veggies. This idea appealed to me a lot and since then, from time to time I make a version of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 10, 2014

Kambu Adai ~ Bajra Dhal Dosa ~ Savory vegan and GF millet and lentil crepes

Ever since I used hulled pearl millet in this dosa for the first time, pearl millet has become a regular addition to my grocery list. I've been wanting to experiment with it a lot more , but for now... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 30, 2014

Coconut burfi ~ Thengai / Nariyal Burfi ~ Indian coconut fudge

Coconut burfi is a classic Indian fudge like sweet that is made for a lot of events and festivals. It is one of the most simple and basic sweets that is not very complicated and does not take much... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 24, 2014

Baingan Cheese Toast ~ Roasted Eggplant Spread ~ Eggplant cheese toast

These days when I have to go pick up groceries, I make it really quick. I know what I want, make a list and pretty much stick to it when I am in the store, I try my best to be done in less than 30... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 23, 2014

Capsicum Zunka ~ Simla Mirch ki sabzi ~ Green bell pepper curry

Zunka as I mentioned in this post is a kind of curry that is made with veggies and chick pea flour/ besan and is from Maharastra ( a state in the western region of India). When I was living in Bombay... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 16, 2014


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