This recipe is mainly fresh fennel. There is no gluten or cream even though it is a creamy soup. Delicious hot or cold and less than five ingredients.
Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup
Full of mushroom flavor, creamy with no cream, gluten-free, and so comforting. It is fast food taking less than 20 minutes and less than 5 ingredients.
Farro and Butternut Squash
Looking at a packet of farro one day, I thought of a new version of sabudana khitchdi (tapioca dish). And it worked--nutty, flavorful, light and nutritious. Quinoa makes it gluten-free. Whole meal in 30 minutes, portable.
The vegetables swim in a light, golden broth with heady scents of cumin, parsley, fresh cilantro.
Cauliflower Peas with Mint
Cauliflower with peas is a classic Indian combination. In our home, we like cruciferous vegetables to be cooked without water. The twist here is the addition of lots of fresh mint. We think it goes well with the cauliflower and peas. Even though it has Serrano peppers, the dish is not spicy. Cauliflower Peas with... Continue Reading →
Mary’s Cauliflower Leek Soup
This substantial soup recipe from Mary is a warming comfort food, simply delicious. Mary uses chicken stock (Minor’s) but as we only have vegetarian recipes, we use Rapunzel’s vegan bouillon cubes to make the stock. Use whatever works for you. The onions and leeks combination gives the soup its special flavor. Make sure you discard... Continue Reading →
Agashiye’s Winter Squash Soup
Guests eat fabulously well at the top-rated, vegetarian, roof-top restaurant Agashiye (agashi is Gujarati for terrace) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The restaurant is part of the charming heritage hotel, House of MG. What really hits the spot on a cold, winter night is the steaming, delicate broth of a local pumpkin called koda. The spices are... Continue Reading →
Hira’s Tomato with Crispy Chickpea Noodles
This vegetable dish (sev tamaata nu shaak) is eaten as part of a regular Indian meal and has no garlic or onion and is gluten-free. It is perfect with whole wheat roti or gluten-free millet roti (bajra na rotla).
With these recipes and stories, readers are welcomed into our kitchens! Like khichdi, kadhi has a long history and many variations. These oral recipes were handed down generation after generation.