Lentil Cranberry Saffron Rice

Lentil Cranberry Saffron Rice: A Persian style aromatic dish that is a bit tangy, subtly sweet and savory, packed with plant protein, fiber, antioxidants and healthy fats.   If you have been reading food news articles recently, then you know … Continued

Crispy Potato Edamame Cigar Samosas

Crispy Potato Edamame Cigar Samosas – an easier and lighter baked version of a hugely popular spicy Indian snack, loaded with flavor and boosted in nutrients.   Samosa is the quintessential Indian snack that dots the lavish tables of the … Continued

Cardamom Chickpea Cookies with Pistachios

Cardamom Chickpea Cookies with Pistachios – Buttery soft, delicate, crumbly, gluten free cardamom scented cookies for festive and all times!   I realized that I had not posted a cookie recipe, although I have a huge repertoire of recipes that … Continued

Methi Chicken Khichda (Savory Fenugreek Chicken Porridge)

Methi Chicken Khichda is a tantalizing spicy Indian style savory porridge – an easy, balanced, nutritious one pot steaming meal – with high fiber, good protein and healthy fats!   This is an inspired version of a traditional Indian delicacy … Continued

Quinoa Crusted Eggplant Chickpea Patties

Quinoa Crusted Eggplant Chickpea Patties are a delicious tempting meatless snack – spicy, low carb, fiber rich, healthy fats!   The inspiration for this recipe have been many. I love eggplants and wanted to use it in a unique way. … Continued

Spiced Herbed Lentil Salad with Avocado

This Spiced Herbed Lentil Salad with Avocado is a lip smacking salad infused with eastern flavors and loaded with protein, fiber, healthy fats and robust nutrients! There are several types of lentil salads prepared all over the world. The version … Continued

Yogurt Chickpea Salad with Veggie Chips

Yogurt Chickpea Salad with Veggie Chips is inspired from the Levantine specialty – Fatteh. Packed with good nutrition, flavors and exotic taste! Fatteh is a popular dish of the Levant – consisting of layers of crushed crispy toasted flatbread, cooked … Continued

Red Lentil Quinoa Soup with Paprika-Mint Oil

Red Lentil Quinoa Soup with Paprika-Mint oil is one of my go to, favorite soups and is a cinch to prepare. Full of flavor and very healthy. There is a soupy side dish prepared in India known as dal and … Continued

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean chickpea salad is inspired by the flavors of the eastern Mediterranean. Delicious could not get any more nutritious than this! Chickpeas, the main ingredient in this salad are a great vegetarian and gluten free source of protein. The quality … Continued