Sunday, January 18, 2015

Oatmeal and almond meal pancakes

Oatmeal and almond pancakes?  Sounds blah?  Hardly. This is a perfect breakfast meal especially for gluten free dieters.

The taste can easily be enhanced with a topping of fruits, roasted walnuts, honey or any other fruit of your choice. Or, all of the above.
Check out the recipe from vidyaswamys

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Bhatura, a fried Indian bread

This easily is one of our family's favorite Indian bread. The only downside is that it is fried.  So, indulging in Chole Bhatura is very rare.  However, the nutritional value is not all that bad. Here are links to both recipes, Chole and Bhatura.

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Neem flower pacchadi (pickle), a New Year tradition

This dish is a tradition in some southern Indian homes and is made only on New Year day.  It is a combination of five distinct tastes -- sweet, sour, salt, bitter, spice and symbolizes one's life as a mixed bag of emotions; trials, tribulations, happiness, ups and downs, highs and lows.

Try it out from Vidya Swamy's