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Make It Vegan

Posted by Veronica Sidhu on Friday, February 14, 2020, In : Recipes 
For so many reasons now people are waking up to the value of a plant-based diet. In my book, I called dairy the fourth “sturdy leg” of the Punjabi table. But there are ways to swap out dairy. For example, in the delicious recipe for Aloo Mirch Dudhwali--Potatoes and Peppers in Milk (p.101) that I made yesterday, instead of a can condensed milk I could use coconut milk and a little coconut flour for body. In the Aloo Raita, I could use my recipe for Vegan Raita (p.128) and add the cooked c...
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Hot, Hot Chili Paste!

Posted by Veronica Sidhu on Saturday, April 28, 2018, In : Recipes 

Rani’s Punjabi Chili Paste

Tej Mirchi Mirch

Yield: 1 cup


For the hot pepper lovers you know. I developed this recipe for our friend Jesse Kalouria who grew and loved hot peppers. He sent me home with a bagful and I sent him back a jarful. This is powerful medicine! Only a teaspoon or so is needed to flavor dips or sauces. Deseed the peppers before drying for less heat. 


1½ cups small, hot red peppers

1/3 to 1/2 cup mustard-flavored oil or edible mustard oil

5 tablespoons achaar masala

1 tablesp...

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Roasted Okra, Peppers and Tomatoes with Mushrooms (Pindi/Koomban)

Posted by Veronica Sidhu on Sunday, January 16, 2011, In : Recipes 
Is it because the holidays are over and the doldrums have set in that I have the urge to develop more recipes for you ?  I love summer for the roasted veggies on the grill. But why not use the oven to roast them in winter? So I roasted a mixture of veggies that I've stewed before during other winter months.  The roasting not only deepened the flavors, but kept the okra from becoming (there is no nice way to say this) slimy. You may use hot or mild peppers, seeding them is optional. Great with...
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