Tag Archives: legumes & grains

Mixed Vegetable Rice and Quinoa Pilau with Aromatic Spices

Mixed veggies, a blend of rice and quinoa and aromatic spices such as nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves make a delicious veggie rice main course that’s perfect with a side of creamy yogurt.

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Green Peas and Cilantro Upma. Green Pea Cream of Wheat Pilaf

Upma is a classic South Indian savory dish made with cream of wheat. It’s a fluffy pilaf that is minimally spiced and made with veggies of your choice. In this recipe I made upma with green peas and cilantro for a deliciously light and flavorful lunch option.

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Black Eyed Peas and Squash Stew. Kerala Olan Coconut Vegetable Stew

Loaded with good for you ingredients like black eyed peas and butternut squash all delicately flavored with curry leaves and cooked with coconut milk. This is a simple dish with lots of flavor. Serve it alongside quinoa and you have a nutrient packed dinner that is satisfying and delicious.

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Fresh Fig and Farro Salad with Lemon Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Another fresh fig recipe coming your way, this time with the added nuttiness of candied pecans and farro, and the pungent tanginess of bleu cheese. A delicious salad that is tossed in a lemon honey mustard vinaigrette.

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Chick Pea Apple Egg Salad

This is a wonderful mixed lettuce salad with the added goodness of chick peas and egg protein. Really an awesome salad that’s easy to put together. Canned chickpeas, boiled egg, sweet apple, tomatoes and lettuce tossed with olive oil and vinegar. It’s delicious and healthy all in a beautiful bowl.

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Christmas Eve Dinner Twenty Twenty

Today I’d like share some pictures from a phenomenal dinner on Christmas Eve with just our two families – ours and Vijay and Priya’s. A small gathering with loads of fun!

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