All posts tagged: Plant based

Sri Lankan spicy jackfruit curry

Let me something for the Monday night. This one is among my favorite. Jackfruit is a big part of Sri Lankan cuisine. Prepared by either simmering with spices for long time, sambol mallum or a fry, it brings so much flavor to rice and curry meal. When I saw this recipe by Minoli de Silva , it was a perfect read for a hot summer night spicy jackfruit curry

Vegan Black Bean Stew

What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? Front-Runner Favs: Vegan Black Bean Stew! Autumn has arrived. And with it comes all the comfort we crave in foods that warm our toes and fill our tummies. You don’t have to be a meat-lover to appreciate a heaping bowl of hearty stew. Choose vegetable medleys and aromatic spices instead. […] Vegan Black Bean Stew

Alasande Gassi| Udupi Style Black-Eyed Peas Gravy

An Udupi-style gravy made using cowpeas. Alasande Gassi| Udupi Style Black-Eyed Peas Gravy What a great find. Black eyed pea is always one of my favorite things to cook with! Can’t wait to try this

Vegan meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs are a regular in my house. My husband and both my kids love it. I used to make ton of meat-based meatballs when we were trying out paleo lifestyle and we loved every minute of it. We are however now at a different place in our lives and trying plant-based recipes and really enjoying creating recipes that more plant based, colorful, tastes great and still the same things that our family like to eat but without animal products. Getting my kids to eat more vegetables is a huge plus with this recipe because I can hide that gross green perfectly inside the meatballs. I know it takes bit of effort with all this chopping vegetables thin, but believe me they are so worth the effort.  Mine yielded 50 meatballs but you can make them small or big. It is up to personal preference. So, without further ado here it is To make the meatballs you will need Boiled Soybeans 2 cups Red beans 1 cup or a can of red kidney beans …

There is a story in food..

It was good day in my kitchen. I spent good chunk of time cooking this yummy vegan creation that has been in my thoughts for some time. Lots of goodness with Soy beans sweet potato and love went in to it . I also made chili to go with it and some hand cut homemade egg noodles. It was a hit. I am so excited and can’t wait to share it with you all …. Soon….