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Vegan Mulligatawny Soup

This vegan Mulligatawny (black pepper water) soup is a popular south-Indian soup. It is spicy and delicious, and the use of butternut squash makes this soup a little sweet.   YouTube: Vegan Mulligatawny Soup   Serves: 4   Ingredients 2 Tablespoons of coconut oil 1/2 cup white onion, minced 1 Tablespoon ginger, peeled and grated 1 jalapeno, seeds and stem removed, roughly chopped 7-8 curry leaves, each leaf torn into two pieces, OPTIONAL 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 cup French lentils 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 Tablespoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cups butternut squash, peeled and diced 4 cups vegetable stock 1/2 cup regular coconut milk 1 Tablespoon lime juice 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 teaspoon sea...

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Coconut Flavored Potatoes (Vegan)

Potatoes! Probably one of the most popular foods. Ever. Period. There are a million ways to make them and today we decided to do 'em biracial style. Mixing Sweet and White to create a delicious blend in the flavor and texture. YouTube: Coconut Flavored Potatoes Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 Tablespoons of coconut oil   1 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 6-7 curry leaves, OPTIONAL 2 green chilies, cut in half OR 1 Jalapeno, roughly chopped 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced 1/2 cup red onion, minced 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 cup Idaho potatoes, diced (skin-on) 1 cup sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 2 Tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut 1 Tablespoon chopped cilantro   Instructions...

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Smoked Eggplant Salsa

Smoked Eggplant Salsa is a vegan appetizer that is easy to make and exotic enough to surprise your loved ones. I learned this recipe during my travels to the interior parts of India. During the hot summers in India, people would grill eggplant over charcoal stoves, and that gives this dish a smokey flavor. Enjoy! YouTube Recipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKYkcylkU70&t=3s Ingredients 2 medium-size Italian eggplants 1 teaspoon of sea salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice 1 jalapeno, finely chopped OPTIONAL   Instructions Place eggplants over medium heat on a charcoal or a gas stove, if you are making this in your home kitchen, then use one gas stove per...

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Orange and Star Anise Rice (Shirin Polo)

When Persia traded with India in 1700-1800 AD, this recipe became part of Indian cuisine. The influence of Persia can be seen in this recipe with the addition of almonds and pistachios, whereas spices and white basmati rice from India found a place in this delectable dish! Ingredients 1 Tablespoon ghee 1/2 cup grated carrots 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1/4 cup golden/green raisins 1/4 cup chopped pistachios 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/8th teaspoon ground star anise OR saffron 1 orange, zested and juiced 2 cups cooked white basmati rice 4 Tablespoons chopped cilantro   Instructions In a non-stick pan over medium heat, melt ghee. Add carrots, sea salt, almonds, raisins, pistachios, sugar, and star anise. Saute...

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Soup - Spinach, Lentils and Sweet Potato

It is almost Fall and I eat a lot of soups during fall and winter. Certainly, there are times when we all run out of ideas on making delicious soups to keep us warm, and here is one from my collection. This dark green thick soup has an added sweetness from sweet potato. If you make this amount, it will last you for a week. VegetarianServing Size: 4 to 6 servings Keeps well in the refrigerator for 2 weeks. Ingredients 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter (to make it vegan, use 4 Tablespoons olive oil instead)6 black pepper corns1 dried bay leaf (preferably Indian)1 Tablespoon Rupen's Curry Mix OR (1 teaspoon garam masala powder AND 2 teaspoons curry powder)1 cup thinly sliced...

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