Homemade Pizza Sauce

Homemade Pizza Sauce

Homemade Pizza Sauce is a easy, tasty, flavorful and economical sauce made with fresh tomatoes, capsicum, onion and garlic. It is flavored with herbs – basil, oregano, parsley. It can be made and refrigerated for a week or freeze up to 3 months. It is vegan and glutenfree. I make this pizza sauce regularly fresh … Read more Homemade Pizza Sauce

Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce

Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce

  Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce is a vegetarian sauce made  by substituting minced meat with soy granules. It can be enjoyed by making spaghetti bolognese or vegetable lasagne. Print Recipe 5 from 1 vote Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce is a vegetarian sauce made  by substituting minced meat with soy granules. It can be enjoyed … Read more Vegetarian Bolognese Sauce

Roasted capsicum and walnut dip (Muhammara)

Roasted capsicum and walnut dip

Roasted capsicum and walnut dip (Muhammara) is a traditional Middle Eastern dip made with roasted red capsicum, walnuts, garlic and olive oil. The pomegranate powder (anardana powder) adds a unique tangy taste to the dip. The rich red color dip is healthy and can be enjoyed with chopped veggies, pita bread, lavash or falafel.  It is vegan. … Read more Roasted capsicum and walnut dip (Muhammara)

Carrot Raita

Carrot raita

Raita is an accompaniment to the main dish and is made by combining yogurt/curd/dahi with vegetables, fruits, nuts or gram flour balls (boondi).  The vegetables used are either raw or cooked. The raita can be made using cucumber, bottle gourd, beetroot, tomato, onion, carrot, grapes, pineapple, guava, pomegranate, spinach or pumpkin. Spices such as salt, pepper,  … Read more Carrot Raita

Nariyal Curry Patta Chutney/Coconut Curry Leaves Chutney

Nariyal Curry Patta Chutney/Coconut Curry Leaves Chutney

Curry leaves, also known as “Kadhi patta” or “curry patta”, is widely used in Indian dishes. It adds special flavor and aroma to the dish. It has numerous health benefits and is packed with carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, phosphorous, irons, vitamins and folic acid. It is good to include this antioxidant-rich curry leaves in our daily diet. … Read more Nariyal Curry Patta Chutney/Coconut Curry Leaves Chutney

Khandeli Dhana Lasan Ni Chutney (Coriander Pesto)

Khandeli Dhana Lasan Ni Chutney (Coriander Pesto)

  As per Wikipedia, pesto is a generic term for anything that is made by pounding. So I just thought that the khandeli chutney that my grandmother used to prepare is just like a pesto. My grandmother was from Saurashtra (Kathiawad) in Gujarat. She used to always make this Khandeli Dhana Lasan ni Chutney. She used to … Read more Khandeli Dhana Lasan Ni Chutney (Coriander Pesto)

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

Pesto – according to wikipedia, is a sauce originating in Genoa, the capital city of Liguria, Italy. It traditionally consists of crushed garlic, European pine nuts, coarse salt, basil  leaves, parmigiana-reggiano (Parmesan cheese) and pecorino sardo (cheese made from sheep’s milk), all blended with olive oil. Pesto also means anything that is made by pounding. Traditionally pesto is made … Read more Basil Pesto