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25 April, 2014

brown rice and lentil crepes (dosa)

brown rice and lentil crepes (dosa)
Comments : 53 Posted in : Breakfast, snack, Tips to make daily food healthy on by : apsara
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  You know how crazy I am about using whole grains, if you follow my blog closely. I have now tried using brown rice in the traditional dosa/south-Indian crepe and it turns out pretty good, in fact! I served this to a few friends of mine and they said there was no difference between these
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28 February, 2014

paavakkai pitlai- bitter gourd curry in tamarind/lentil gravy

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If there is one vegetable that I have hated to eat in childhood, it is the bitter gourd or pavakkai. But it is supposed to have great nutritional benefits. One has to learn to cook it in the proper way with enough spices to mask the bitterness and make it enjoyable. Here’s a recipe for
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14 November, 2013

whole wheat apricot, carrot and orange cake

Comments : 2 Posted in : eggless cakes, snack on by : apsara
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Dried apricots are not as tasty as many other dried fruits and it is best to include it in something sweet to obtain the full benefits of the vitamin A it contains. This is a delicious whole wheat cake with the added flavor of carrots. Vegans may substitute soy yogurt for regular yogurt. Preparation time:
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31 October, 2013

Herbilicious Pasta

Herbilicious Pasta
Posted in : Main course on by : apsara
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This is a pasta recipe using my favorite herbs- mint and coriander. The homemade pasta sauce is wholesome and delicious. This recipe is suitable for vegans since it tastes good without cheese. The addition of nuts adds a great texture. Ingredients: whole wheat penne/rotini pasta- 1 cup fresh mint leaves-   1 bunch fresh coriander
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