Category: recipes

CINNAMON ROLLS

cinnamon rolls

There are three items needed: dough, the filling and the glaze. 1 envelope active dry yeast 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 1 cup lukewarm water 400g all purpose flour 100g vegan margarine 150g brown sugar 1½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla sugar for sprinling In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water …

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SPANISH PATATAS BRAVAS

Patatas_bravas_madrid

4 medium potatoes, peeled 2 cups olive oil 16ox can tomato sauce 1½ tsp mustard 1 tsp tabasco sauce 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp red wine vinegar Cut the peeled potatoes into ⅓” pieces. Best way is to cut them length wise twice and then into pieces. The sprinkle with salt. Pour the oil into …

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SAMBAR

Indian_Sambar

1 cup okra 1 cup moringa 1 cup carrot 1 cup radish 1 cup pumpkin 1 cup potato 1 cup tomato 1 cup eggplant (brinjal) 1 cup  whole or halved shallots or onions. 4 tbsp tamarind paste 1 tbsp grated coconut 1 tbsp grated cinnamon 2 tbsp curry powder water In a large pot, add some water and …

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MEXICAN SPICY OKRA

spicy okra

1lb okra 1 onion, diced 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1-3 hot chilies (optional) 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp lemon juice ½ tsp cumin 1 tsp salt Cut and trim the okra, discarding the ends.  Set aside. Removed the stems and seeds from the chillies. Crush the garlic and dice the onion. In a …

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MEXICAN FRIED BEANS AND POTATOES

beans and potatoes

3 medium potatoes, chopped 8 green beans, cut into 1″ pieces 15 oz can garbanzo beans, drained 2 sticks of okra, cut into 1″ pieces 3 tbsp vegetable oil hot sauce (optional) Cut the okra into 1 inch pieces and sauté them in some vegetable oil. Remove and set aside. Cut the potatoes into bite 1 …

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TAMARIND PASTE

tamarind-paste

Dried tamarind pods can be purchased in clear packages at Asian/Chinese food stores. The pods must be opened and the fruit removed. Place fruit in a saucepan with only a little bit of water (3 to 4 Tbsp. water to 1/4 cup fruit) and simmer 10 to 15 minutes to soften. Remove from heat and …

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PITA

pita

Pita is a simple leavened bread seen widely in the mediterranean. 2¾ cup all purpose flour 1 package active dry yeast 1 cup warm water 2 tbsp olive oil 1¾ tsp salt Place yeast into the work bowl of a stand mixer and add 1 cup warm water and 1 cup flour. Whisk together and …

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BLACK BEAN BURGERS

black bean burgers

2 cups of cooked black beans 2 cups of cooked rice 1 large carrot, grated 1 large red pepper, diced 2 cloves of garlic 1 onion, diced ½ tsp liquid smoke (or two tsp smoked paprika) 1 tbs onion powder 1-2 tbsp oregano chili powder, optional to taste In a processor process all items but …

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CHICKPEA CURRY

chickpea-curry

2 15-oz cans of chickpeas (garbanzo) 2 onions, diced or chopped 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 6 cloves, whole 2 tbsp cinnamon 1 tbsp ginger, ground 1 tsp cumin, ground 1 tsp coriander 1 tsp cayenne 1 tsp turmeric salt, to taste 1 cup cilantro, chopped Heat oil in a large frying …

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PAKORAS

pakoras

Pakoras originally came from northern India but now they are seen from India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. This is a basic recipe, there is a lot of variation with ingredients. 1 cup gram flour 1/2 inch ginger, finely chopped 1 medium onion, diced 1 green pepper, diced 2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped  2 pinches baking …

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