Baby Potato in capsicum and tomato puree – Vegan

Baby potato gravy


Baby potatoes in tomato and capsicum puree is a unique simple delicious side dish. In this recipe potatoes are cooked and soaked in tomato capsicum gravy. The gravy is the blend of ginger-garlic, fennel and sesame seeds.

This is a vibrant gravy has a satisfying, long-simmered taste, and tomatoes loaded with cancer-combating lycopene.  The peppers are blended to release its pungent flavour to the gravy. Onions and Garlic intensifies their flavour. The gravy can be made into a rich, creamy broth or leave the consistency a little chunky, as desired.

Yields: 2-3 servings
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

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Orange Pulao Rice – Vegan

Orance rice


This pulao is simple, rich and flavourful. The rice is cooked in orange juice, coconut milk with indian spices which is aromatic and has a sweet and tangy tones. Just to keep it simple I haven’t used any veggies in this pulao however can be included if desired. Adding nuts adds rich and nutty taste to the dish.

I cooked this pulao in a pot but this can be pressure cooked as well.

This dish can be served for breakfast or packed lunch with a side dish (Baby potato gravy)/yogurt dips

Serves: 3
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes

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Spinach mushroom pesto pasta

Spinach mushroom pesta Pasta


Pasta Tossed With Mint Pesto, spinach and Mushrooms . Mushroom and Pesto Pasta recipe for you to cook a great meal for family or friends.

Pasta with mushrooms in pesto sauce is a simple, easy to make, yet extremely delicious Italian dish. As with most pasta dishes, the sauce is made while the pasta is cooking. This dish can be ready in 10 to 15 minutes.

Serves: 3-4 servings
Cooking time: 10-12 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes

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Mint cashew pesto

Mint Cashew pesto


This is a delicious savoury mint pesto with cahews!  I love this pesto!  It is so perfect for a summer sandwich/salads/pasta.

The mint adds a hint of freshness to this pesto.

This really goes for any dish. Feel free to add a bit more olive oil if the pesto is too dry or more salt and pepper if needed.  I made our favorite pasta (spinach pasta) and tossed together the pasta, pesto and some reserved cooking water. I topped the pasta with a sprinkle of mozerella cheese. It was divine. Simple and delicious.

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Quinoa protein savoury balls

Quinoa balls


These are minty high protein, low fat bite sized balls. Peppers and onions add crunchiness in the bites and sauces makes it retain the moisture.

Health Benefits:

Quinoa is gluten free with a good balance of all eight essential amino acids; it is a good choice for vegetarians.

Quinoa is also high in fibre and has a low-GI, beneficial for keeping blood sugar levels stable; it is also an ideal grain for diabetics. It is one of the most nutrient rich grains being a good source of iron, Vitamin B & E. It is a “super food” and an amazing winter energizer.

So try this veggie quinoa minty balls with salad/rolls or pasta.

Yields: 10-12balls
Preparation time:25 minutes
Baking time: 25-30 minutes

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