Roasting vegetables is one of my favorite ways to eat any vegetable. Having several different colors and cooking them together is the best in my book! You get plenty of vitamins and minerals and the different colors are just so pretty to look at! These Roasted Rainbow Veggies are the perfect way to serve your… Continue reading →
A recipe for Harissa Chickpea and Sweet Potato Bowls. Roasted veggies with warm spice, coated in a bright, herby dressing, and topped with salted peanuts.
If you are looking for a meat-free meal, then this Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with whole spices is the best! It's vegan and keto-friendly too.
The year was 2013, I had been married only a couple of months and was hosting this grand Thanksgiving for my in-laws. My mother-in-law is vegetarian as am I and so I wanted something special for a veggie dish at the table instead of roasted veggies. No offense to roasted veggies, I love them. In… Continue reading →
Today, i have a very nutritious and healthy rice recipe to share with you all. Broccoli chickpea rice, Yes ! A one bowl meal filled with plant protein and healthy broccoli. With a hint of coconut at every bite, it is very nutty, filling and more over healthy. The addition of chickpeas and broccoli your leftover rice becomes a healthy rice bowl. Off late, veggie bowls and buddha bowls are trending. With simple concept to build a one dish meal that has whole grains, healthy veggies, protein and sauces. They make a complete balanced meal. Are you into meal planning? Do you cook rice ahead at the begining of the week? Do you have leftover rice often? With simple ingredients as broccoli, chickpea and coconut to the rice. Here i have combined the broccoli and chickpea stir fry/curry with the rice. You can even deconstuct the recipe , be creative and recplace or add veggies to make an awesome buddha bowl. Broccoli chickpeas rice is loved by adults and kids alike. A single bowl dish that’s healthy, hearty , filling and moreover ready in less than 20 minutes. VARIATIONS TO MAKE TO BUDDHA BOWL Replace white rice with brown rice or even quinoa. To make it more flavorful, cook rice with coconut milk in place of water. Add some toasted nuts for a more nutty flavor. Make your favorite sauce and serve as aside. Add roasted veggies as brussel sprouts or even carrots. Spice up the broccoli stir fry as per your choice. Replace chickpeas with other protein sources. INGREDIENTS TO MAKE THIS BROCCOLI CHICKPEAS RICE BOWL Rice : Cook rice ahead in time. Leftover rice works great as the rice has to be completely cooled. Chickpeas : Cook chickpeas ahead if using dry ones. Canned chickpeas also work great for this recipe. Coconut : Fresh coconut or use dry shredded coconut that’s unsweetned. Garlic Powder : Garlic powder adds a nice flavor to this rice bowl. Use minced garlic in place of powder. Coconut Oil/Oil : While coconut oil adds a nice flavor to the rice bowl. Replace with chioce of oil. Coriander Powder : Coriander or Cumin powder adds additional flavors to the rice bowl. Adjust as per taste preferance. Papirika : Adds spice to the rice bowl. Adjust as per spice level. HOW TO MAKE BROCCOLI CHICKPEA RICE ? Cook rice and chickpeas ahead, if using dry chickpeas. Soak dry chickpeas in water overnight or atleast 8 hours. Drain and cook with enough water till soft. In an instantpot cook for 8 minutes or pressure cook for 3 whistles. Do not over cook, they become mushy. Heat coconut oil or any oil in a skillet. If using fresh garlic mince and add at the begining. Roast for a minutes and add broccoli florets. Cover and cook for a fe minutes till they are slightly tender. Add a pinch of salt to fasten the cooking process. Add chickpeas and saute for a minutes or two. Add spices as garlic powder, coriander powder, salt and cook. If using fresh grated coconut add it along with the spices and cook till the raw smells goes away. If using dry coconut add after the spices are mixed and cooked . Give the mixture a good mix. For a deconstucted veggies bowl, use this stir fry mixture and add to the veggies bowl. Serve the stir fry along with chioce of grains as brown rice, coconut rice or quinoa. To make a single serving rice bowl, add cooked rice to this mixture a combine well till mixed. Serve warm and enjoy… https://youtu.be/x8SZQx0zfGo TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK !!! As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts on this recipe if you make it. So drop me a comment below, and be sure to tag on social media. Also, let us know about any varaitions you made to this recipe, we would love to try it too. Love to share your yummy pictures with us? Please share on Instagram @connect2hameesha and hashtag it #connect2hameesha Subscribe to my Youtube Channel Hameesha for more amazing videos.
We are a taco loving family. I started the kids out simple with the basic filling of either ground meat or refried beans and some veggies and lots of cheese. Though we love the basics, which often times provide a sense of comfort and nostalgia, I wanted to try something new. Definitely no beans or… Continue reading →
Roasted Pumpkin & Cauliflower Soup is a perfect cozy and super healthy meal for fall lunch or dinner. It is vegan, full of aromatic spices and roasting the vegetables in the oven brings the flavors of this soup to a whole new level!
Rava upma recipe aka suji ka upma is a healthy and delicious south Indian breakfast or snack recipe which is immensely popular all over India, especially in south India and Maharashtra. It is a super easy breakfast recipe which hardly takes 20 minutes to come to plates. Any south Indian restaurant or tiffin centre’s breakfast recipe is incomplete without it. In this preparation, roasted rava is simmered with some specific spices, herbs, nuts and veggies. Suji ka upma recipe is mostly relished with coconut chutney, pickles or podi and with a cup of filter coffee.
If you love carrots as much as we do, you are going to love this Creamy Roasted Carrot Soup [vegan]. This carrot soup is packed with winter spices and earthy flavors. It is ultra creamy and the perfect combination of sweet and savory.
This Creamy Roasted Cauliflower and Red Pepper Soup [vegan] is packed with healthy ingredients and delicious flavors. It is made only with vegetables and spices with no milk added. It is rich and creamy. This soup is the perfect warm bowl.
Dum Aloo is an authentic Indian dish. This recipe can be prepared in multiple variations - Kashmiri, Punjabi, Bengali, Jain and many more. No Onion-No Garlic Vegan Dum Aloo (Potatoes in Tomato-Peanut Sauce) is one among its popular recipes. In this preparation, fried Potatoes are cooked in fresh Tomato paste, Ginger paste and roasted Peanut paste with some whole and ground spices. It goes amazingly well with any Rice preparation or any Indian bread.
I’m always looking for new and exciting ways to pep up roasted vegetables, particularly at the moment with our current abundance of Mediterranean veggies. There seem to be courgettes and aube…
This nutty roasted romanesco curry is a great recipe for showcasing the beautiful flavours of a romanesco cauliflower. It's easy to make, relatively quick and vegan too. If you're looking for a healthy curry to make at home then this is it!
Salt and pepper roasted pumpkin seeds are the easiest pumpkin seed snack. They're so simple to make with just 4 ingredients and incredibly moreish too. You'll find it hard to stop snacking on them! They're vegan, high in nutrients and sugar free as well.
¡Viva México! These knock-your-socks-off, totally delicious veggie bean burgers are all about Mexican flavours: spices, coriander, spring onions, lime, beans and crushed up tortilla chips. You can …
Methi rice is a simple one-pot rice-based dish made with fenugreek leaves. It is gluten-free, vegan, healthy and a powerhouse of nutrients. This mildly spiced pulao is made with just a handful of spices and ready in 20 minutes (with 5 minutes of hands-on time) when made in an Instant Pot. This is one of the easiest ways to include green leafy vegetables in your diet.
How to make Roasted Veggie Penne at home. Enjoy a delicious Roasted Veggie Penne with family with our easy recipe. image credit
With a base of mashed potatoes and carrots softened in aromatic ginger, garlic and spices, and added crunch of yellow sweet corn kernels, chickpea flour, fresh parsley and lemon juice, the spicy vegetable burger patty can be cooked outdoors or on an indoor grill pan.
Gluten-free, vegan; Free of: peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, dairy, soy
This yummy warmly spiced vegan carrot cake is delicious. Full of spices, sultanas and grated carrot, it's so moist you'll definitely want another slice.
It seems like it was a ‘Burger Tuesday’ in this house this week. At The Green Fair on Sunday I bought the recipe book Veggie Burgers Every which Way and it’s inspired me to experi…