Tag: dairy-free

Cucumber Pulissery | Vellarikka Pulissery

Cucumber Pulissery | Vellarikka Pulissery

Diced cucumbers in spiced coconut and yogurt-based curry. Pulissery is typically served last during a sadhya when my stomach is ready to burst at the seams so I usually end up not eating it. But I do love it as a casual every other week 

Kerala Vegetable Medley| Avial

Kerala Vegetable Medley| Avial

Avial is an original from Kerala. It’s Kerala’s very own unique vegetable medley. Veggies are layered, steam cooked, and enrobed in a mixture of spiced grated coconut and luxurious coconut oil. A sadhya is just not complete without this on the upper right-hand corner of 

Bitter Gourd Kichadi | Pavakka Kichadi

Bitter Gourd Kichadi | Pavakka Kichadi

This might not be the tastiest vegetable you can get your hands on but it can be pretty sweet for your health! They are very low in calories and are rich sources of phytonutrients, dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and anti-oxidants. They notably contain polypeptide-P and 

Okra Kichadi | Vendakka Kichadi

Okra Kichadi | Vendakka Kichadi

I love okra, especially fried okra, so it’s no surprise that this is my most favorite kichadi of them all. Fried sliced tender okra smothered in a creamy coconut and yogurt gravy seasoned with ground mustard seeds. Kichadi is one of the very few sadhya dishes that 

Cucumber Kichadi | Vellarikka Kichadi

Cucumber Kichadi | Vellarikka Kichadi

Cucumber’s smothered in a creamy coconut and yogurt gravy seasoned with ground mustard seeds. It’s one of the very few sadhya dishes that are not vegan. But that can easily be solved by either swapping the dairy yogurt or curd with your favorite homemade or store-bought non-dairy yogurt, 

Vegan Sicilian Cannoli

Vegan Sicilian Cannoli

During the past couple of months during our quarantine life, I’ve found myself diving head first into vegan cheese making. I made some cashew ricotta recently and all I could think of was cannoli! The first time I made it, I made it using the 

Divine Chocolate Cupcake

Divine Chocolate Cupcake

Get ready to taste the best chocolate cupcake ever! They are super moist and airy with a flavor that’s oh so divine. Be prepared to make more than one batch because these little guys are really addictive. I’ve made these cupcakes with cane sugar, dates puree, banana puree and 

Kale Quesadilla

Kale Quesadilla

Here is something that’s easy, nutritious and extremely kid-friendly! Ingredients 1 tortilla, uncooked or cooked 1 tbsp kale, finely chopped 1 – 2 tbsp of vegan shredded cheese 1/2 tsp garlic oil (optional) Directions I used uncooked tortilla but cooked tortilla will also serve the 

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

When I became vegan I thought I’d have to say goodbye to birthday cakes and cakes with frosting in general. But I soon found out that nothing could be further from the truth! This was the first frosting I made after I became vegan and 

The Best Chocolate Cake

The Best Chocolate Cake

This is most probably the only chocolate cake recipe you’ll ever need vegan or otherwise!!! I made this cake for my cousin’s birthday and she loved it! She said she couldn’t tell the difference, and she is not even vegan.    I’ve tried this recipe