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Recipes I've Shared:

Cabbage and Carrot soup

Carrots, potatoes, onion and cabbage are simmered together, then pureed to make this super-easy vegetable soup. It's delicious served with soured cream and a crusty roll.

Stuffed Pepper Soup

Serve with brown rice on top

New York Style Pizza Sauce

This creates a slightly sweet, intense tomato sauce typical of New York-style slices. It's also good served with pasta.

Spicy Shirataki Noodles

This supper dish is based on Thai drunken noodles.

Skinny cranberry bliss bars

Skinny take on starbucks cranberry bliss bars.

Slow cooker (No Butter) Butter Chicken Curry

A version of butter chicken without the butter, using coconut milk powder for richness.

Chicken Seekh Kabab

Tangy Indian spiced ground chicken kebabs

Aloo french beans with mango powder

Indian style potatoes and french beans with mango powder

Chocolate molten lava baked oatmeal

Indulgent oatmeal with a molten dark chocolate center

Vegetable lasagne, egg plant, sweet pepper and pine nut

Made with egg plant and sweet peppers, with a crunch of pine nuts. Adapted from guardian recipe.

Samosa style baked potato

Indian take away inspired curried potato.

Chana Masala (chick pea curry in spicy tomato gravy)

Classic hot, tart and tangy North Indian chickpea curry

Scottish Oat Scones "Horse Treats"

Easy to make, these oat scones are warming, filling, and just slightly sweet — wonderful with butter and jam

Corn and Green Pea Tomato Curry

Simple, light and zesty Indian-style tomato and vegetable curry with fresh sweet corn and peas popping in your mouth

Chickpeas in a Tomato and Tamarind Gravy with Spices

Chickpeas simmered in a thick and earthy but tangy and spicy tomato and tamarind gravy

Chickpea flour crepes

Simple, spicy and savory Indian crepes — roll up your favorite foods inside and enjoy

Chickpea and Tomato Salad with Chat Masala

Hot, sour and salty, chat masala is a popular northern Indian spice blend that forms a delightful combination with cool or tangy foods like fresh cucumbers or tomatoes. Naturally, it is perfect addition to legume based salads like this Indian-style chickpea salad loaded with both tomatoes and cucumbers, with a little corn and fresh hot chilies for good measure. A colourful, healthy and delicious light lunch or dinner on a hot day or cold day.

Tarka Dal With Tomato and Spices

Lentil curry seasoned with a burst of flavor from seeds and spices quickly fried in hot oil

Chai spice oatmeal

The oats taste like they were cooked in a chai tea latte, and it's as simple and fast to make as any oatmeal porridge.

Cornmeal-Crusted Kidney Bean and Black Bean Chili

This Mexican-style baked cornmeal chili is a meal onto itself. I used kidney beans and black beans here, but feel free to use chickpeas and or/ pinto beans if desired.

Spicy Mixed Dal

A simple creamy and spicy mixed dal curry great for serving on hot fresh cooked rice or Indian flatbreads

Spicy Mung Beans with Chilies and Fresh Lime Juice

A tart, creamy, nourishing and warming simple mung bean curry.
adapted from

Black Chickpeas with Roasted Coconut and Fragrant Spices

Brown in colour, but commonly referred to as black chickpeas, they are smaller than the more popular yellow chickpea and denser and chewier. This unique dark curry is pungent and aromatic and served with nutty brown rice, a satisfying and balanced Indian vegetarian dinner.

Mixed Bean Indian Stew

A rich, dark and earthy, and filling spicy curry using a mix of beans for a contrast of tastes and textures

South Indian Egg Curry

Hard-boiled eggs simmered in a rich, spicy and fragrant Indian tomato sauce

Urad Dal with Toor Dal and Spinach and Parsley

A simple, creamy and spicy Indian dal curry great for serving as a light dinner with rice or naan bread

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South indian green bean, lentil and mung bean dill curry

A dry and lightly-spiced fresh-tasting dal and vegetable curry from south India

Chickpea flour indian crepes

Simple, spicy and savory Indian crepes — roll up your favorite foods inside and enjoy

Chickpea Kofta

Indian version of falafal

Spicy yogurt curry

for chickpea dumplings

Chickpea dumplings and spicy yogurt sauce

simple vegetarian dumplings that can go with a variety of curries. Recommended with the spicy yogurt curry.

Weekend Roti

Variation of roti with cauliflower in the center

Punjabi Rajima (Indian red kidney beans)

Indian style chilli red kidney beans

Cardamon Carrots

sweet carrots with a hint of cardamom

Chana Saag (Chickpea and Spinach Curry)

A version that uses yogurt instead of coconut milk.

Quinoa with Coconut and Roasted Cashews

From lisa`s kitchen blog

Spicy Urad Dal with Tomato and Fennel Seeds

A quick and easy-to-make and easily digestible urad dal curry resembling an Indian-style risotto and packed with zesty Indian flavors

Chickpeas in Golden Karhi Sauce (Kabli Chana Karhi)

North Indian creamy curry with chick peas.

Chickpea flour curry (Besan Ka Salan )

Best served with an Indian bread like roti or naan.

Chickpeas with Mango Powder (Amchoor Chana)

A tangy slightly sour chickpea curry.
Adapted from Lisa`s Kitchen

Chole (indian curried chickpeas)

Chickpeas. This dish is traditionally served with hot crispy puris and a side of sautéed potatoes, and is a huge favourite at weekend brunches.

Carrot Rice (Gajar Ka Pulao)

The carrot adds a sweetness to the rice.

Brinjal Rice (eggplant rice)

A spicy Indian vegetable rice recipe using no oil

Eggplant curry (Achari Baingan)

Replaced the cream and whey with 400g (about 2 cup) of yogurt for a sour pickle curry.

Spinach, Chickpea and lentils Curry

A vegan indian dal with lentils and chickpeas, finished with spinach.

Okara Tofu Brownies

substitute some butter for low fat high protien and fiber okara.

Yellow Soy Keema Curry

Filling soy bean and ground chicken curry
Serve with barely rice


Japanese rolled omlette

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