in a Jiffy !
stuffed bell pepper
potatoes (baked and Grated)
2 red chilies
1 cup cilantro
4 bell pepper
(or any vegetable )
In a food
processor / blender make a coarse mix of garbanzo beans.
in a pan, add cuminseeds and wait until it sizzles. Add the red chilies
and stir. Next, place the garlic paste in the pan. Saute for a minute.
Mix in the garbanzo beans and potatoes, lime juice, salt and sugar.
Stir well until the spices coat the beans and potatoes. Finally add
the cilantro and remove from heat.
tops of the bell pepper and scoop out the seeds. Stuff the potato and
garbanzo bean mix until the brim. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
grated cheese or a tangy salsa.
meal by itself with dinner rolls at the side.
Rice with Mung Beans
This is a complete
meal with grains, beans, and vegetables. Spices like cloves, cinnamon
complement this dish very well.
1 cup basmati
1 cup split
yellow mung beans
2 cups grated
1 tsp oil
2 one inch
4 cups hot
sugar to taste
drain the rice and bean and keep aside.
Heat a thick-bottomed
pan and add oil. Throw in the cuminseeds and wait until it sizzles.
Next, add the cinnamon sticks and cloves. Watch the cloves puff up in
the heat. Add the washed rice and bean mix along with the carrot. Stir
well. Then add the hot water, lime juice, sugar and salt. Cook on high
heat for 5 minutes. Next put a tight fitting lid, lower the heat, and
cook for 5 minutes.
turn off the heat but keep the lid on. The steam finishes the process
of cooking for next 5 minutes. Garnish with cilantro
Stir-fried Vegetables and Tofu Stuffed in Pita Bread
cheese Paneer is substituted with easily available tofu. The results are
quite delicious indeed. I prefer the extra firm tofu for this recipe
Tofu (extra Firm)
2 tsp oil
red and green bell pepper each
tumeric powder (optional)
1 tsp garam
sugar to taste
the water from tofu and crumble it. Keep aside
In a pan
heat oil, add cuminseeds. Watch it sizzle and change color.
in the onion, bell pepper, and peas and cook it for 2-3 minutes
and stir. Immediately mix in the tofu. Mix well. Finally add the garam
masala, lime juice, cilantro, salt and sugar. Cook for 3-4 minutes and
garnish with cilantro just before serving.
stuff in the Pita bread and drizzle your favorite chutney on top.
an excellent substitute for scrambled eggs.