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15 August, 2016

Bell pepper and Lemon Brown Rice for your Lunchbox- a Meatless Monday recipe

Bell pepper and Lemon Brown Rice for your Lunchbox- a Meatless Monday recipe
Comments : 6 Posted in : Easy lunch box recipes, Main course, Meatless Mondays on by : apsara
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As school reopens after summer break, the dilemma of what to pack in the lunch box begins.When Sonal of SimplyVegetarian 777 announced that she was doing a collective for lunch box ideas, I took this opportunity to put forth some ideas. We could always use more recipes for a good lunch, right? Something that is nutritious,
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6 May, 2016

My Mother’s Mysore Rasam (Spice Mix recipe included)

My Mother’s Mysore Rasam (Spice Mix recipe included)
Comments : 9 Posted in : homemade spice mixes, Main course, side dish, soups and chili on by : apsara
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It has been a couple of weeks since I posted a recipe. I hate when this happens; it is so hard to get back on track again! Well, since Mother’s day is coming up and I take this opportunity to get over the inertia and  post something to celebrate  that occasion. What better way to
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13 January, 2016

The Perfect Gluten-free Spinach Roti/ Flatbread for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

The Perfect Gluten-free Spinach Roti/ Flatbread for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
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  Enjoy the winters with Team DFT with Greens Overload! Bringing some hearty dishes with seasonal greens. I have been trying to make the “perfect” gluten-free roti for the past year, making it as close to the “real” wheat roti. It is not easy to make a wheat-less flat bread; the absence of gluten as
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9 September, 2015

Brown Rice Khichdi – A Single Pot Meal for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

Brown Rice Khichdi – A  Single Pot Meal for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
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I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT, read this link. To view more DFT recipes, Click here! This week, DFT goes easy and cooks a one pot meal for you!! Khichdi is an Indian one-pot meal made with rice and lentils. Most often, rice is paired with mung lentils and cooked along
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15 July, 2015

Mixed Vegetable Brown Rice Pilaf for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

Mixed Vegetable Brown Rice Pilaf for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
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To all my Muslim Friends: Celebrate the Eid Dinner with Team DFT’s Biryanis and Pulavs! Eid Mubarak! Celebrate the Eid Dinner with Team DFT’s Biryanis and Pulavs! Eid Mubarak! We are a “brown rice family”. Having switched to whole rice two years ago, brown rice has become our daily staple. In fact, I started to blog
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1 July, 2015

Grilled Black Bean Veggie Patties

Grilled Black Bean Veggie Patties
Comments : 15 Posted in : Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Easy lunch box recipes, Main course on by : apsara
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Grill away the summers with team DFT! I have made some black bean burger patties using my panini grill for this grill theme! They are great in a sandwich or just eaten plain with some ketchup. Beans in general are one of the best sources of protein in a vegetarian/vegan diet. Black beans, just like
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1 March, 2015

Bittergourd in spicy, tangy gravy (Pavakkai gojju)- Meatless Monday

Bittergourd in spicy, tangy gravy (Pavakkai gojju)- Meatless Monday
Comments : 19 Posted in : Main course, Meatless Mondays, side dish on by : apsara
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Bitter gourd is one of those vegetables that I have a love-hate relationship with. I always disliked it in childhood, but as I learn to cook it in interesting ways, I’ve begun to love it. I have started cooking it more for its immense health benefit (lowering blood sugar) and the folates and phyto-nutrients it
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23 February, 2015

Meatless Monday- In quest of the perfect gluten-free flatbread/ roti

Meatless Monday- In quest of the perfect gluten-free flatbread/ roti
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  I have joined a group called Meatless Monday Bloggers where we post a vegetarian recipe on Mondays, and here’s my first! Also, as I had promised to bring something for Fiesta Friday #56, here’s my main course dish, albeit a little late. 🙂 Sharing it at the Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck #30 at Poppy’s
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9 January, 2015

A simple Thai green curry

A simple Thai green curry
Comments : 31 Posted in : Easy lunch box recipes, Main course, side dish on by : apsara
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  It is not often that I find fresh lemongrass, and when I did see some in a grocery store, I knew I had to try a Thai dish that calls for the herb.Took some inspiration from Veg Recipes of India here, and made my version of this delicious Thai green curry. So rich and
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