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Koshary (Egyptian)

Sindhoor Chandrasen Any, Chickpeas, COURSE, CUISINE, Dairy-free, DIET, INGREDIENT, Main, Mediterranean, Middle eastern, Pasta, Rice, SEASONAL, Vegan, Weeknight dinners Leave a Comment

Koshary is to Egyptian cuisine as the pyramids are to its culture. It is a comforting bowl of simple pantry ingredients: spiced lentils and rice, combined with chickpeas , vermicelli and small pasta.  All topped in with tomato sauce and cumin sauce that’s been spiked with vinegar and crispy thin fried onion.

Jack-O-Lantern

Sindhoor Chandrasen American, COURSE, CUISINE, Fall, Main, SEASONAL 1 Comment

This dish made with pumpkin is worthy of a place at Thanksgiving table as main course for any vegetarians. It is a wholesome meal that fits everyones taste buds craving to have more. Can be easily adapted to use the ingredients you may have on hand.

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Sweet potato Falafel Gyro

Sindhoor Chandrasen All-time favorites, Chickpeas, COURSE, CUISINE, Dinner, EVERYDAY, Greek, INGREDIENT, Lunch, Main, Mediterranean, Middle eastern, Sweet potatoes, Weeknight dinners Leave a Comment

This version of falafel has a bit of both the worlds, sweet and spicy. Sweet potato gives the sweetness while all the other spices gives the hint of spiciness… the texture falafel gets is from chickpea and flavor is from sweet potato… You can adjust the spiciness by adding more paprika or cayenne pepper or can add more of red chili powder.

7 Layer Burrito

Sindhoor Chandrasen All-time favorites, American, Any, Avocado, Black beans, Budget friendly, COURSE, CUISINE, DIET, Dinner, EVERYDAY, INGREDIENT, Lunch, Main, Mexican, Nut-free, Pantry friendly, Rice, SEASONAL, Soy-free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Weeknight dinners Leave a Comment

7 layer burrito is a Tex-Mex cuisine. This recipe for 7 Layer Burritos is absolutely delish! And if you haven’t guessed already, they’re filled with 7 different ingredients. Chunks of cilantro-lime rice, seasoned black beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, sour cream, lettuce and of course, plenty of cheese – stuffed into large soft tortillas and grilled.

Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles)

Sindhoor Chandrasen All-time favorites, American, Any, Budget friendly, COURSE, CUISINE, Dinner, EVERYDAY, Gluten-free, Italian, KIDS, Kids dinner, Kids lunch, Lunch, Main, Nut-free, SEASONAL, Soy-free, Sugar-free Leave a Comment

Zoodles is a nickname for zucchini noodles made from spiralized raw zucchini. This is very quick and easy to make using spiral vegetable slicer or cut into thin stripes using knife. Low carb yet tasty. Pantry friendly ingredients makes it easier.

Quinoa Beetroot Burger

Sindhoor Chandrasen All-time favorites, American, Any, Budget friendly, COURSE, CUISINE, Dairy-free, DIET, Dinner, EVERYDAY, INGREDIENT, KIDS, Kids dinner, Kids lunch, Kids snacks, Lunch, Lunchpacks, Main, Pantry friendly, Quinoa, SEASONAL, Vegan, Weeknight dinners Leave a Comment

These are the best burgers made with a mix of quinoa, beetroot , dill and fennel which makes it so much more flavorful than other burgers.They give these meatless burgers a wonderful hearty texture and umami-rich flavor. If you are planning to make burger, it has to be this one.

Cambodian Vegetarian Buddha Bowl

Sindhoor Chandrasen All-time favorites, Any, Budget friendly, Cambodian, COURSE, CUISINE, DIET, Dinner, EVERYDAY, Gluten-free & vegan, Lunch, Lunchpacks, Main, Pantry friendly, SEASONAL, Vegan, Weeknight dinners 4 Comments

Cambodian Buddha Bowl is customized to Vegetarian/Vegan version. This dish makes a flavorsome whole meal by itself with all the pea-nutty and coconut flavors. I am introducing a dish that’s native to Cambodia and its empire – A Khmer cuisine.