Sikkim — Vegetarian Momos

Blogging Marathon# 39 – Indian States: Day 25 State: Sikkim Dish: Vegetarian Momos Sikkim is a state in northeastern India located in the Himalayan mountains. The state is bordered by Nepal to the west, Tibet to the north and east, Bhutan to the east and West Bengal to the south. Sikkim is the least populous state in India and it is the only state with an ethic Nepali majority. Because of the close proximity to Nepal and Tibet, Sikkim cuisine is highly infuenced by both of those cuisines. Sikkimese are traditionally rice eaters. Meat and dairy products are also consumed…

Pad Thai (Vegan Recipe)

Blogging Marathon# 38: Week 4/ Day 2 Theme: Revisiting Recipes Dish: Pad Thai Today I’m revisiting one of my favorite noodle dish, Pad Thai. Recipe is from the cookbook Vegan with a Vengeance by Isa Chandra. It is a simple recipe, but it sure needs some preparations to be done. Once all the veggies are chopped and the sauce is made, dish gets done in no time.

Vegan Gado Gado recipe

Blogging Marathon# 37: Week 1/ Day 1 Theme: National Dishes from around the World Dish: Indonesia — Gado Gado We are starting this month’s blogging marathon today and my theme for the first week is ‘National dishes from countries around the world’. I didn’t really realize each country has it’s own national dish until I started researching for this theme. There is a whole list of national dishes on Wiki. Some countries have more than one national dish. Choosing 3 dishes from countries all over the world was quite a challenge. I was really happy to see 3 dishes that…

Vegetarian Wonton Soup

This is our first International Food Challenge and this month we are exploring Cantonese Cuisine, which comes from Guangdong Province in Southern China and it is one among the 8 great traditions of Chinese cuisine. The basic cooking techniques of Cantonese cuisine includes roasting, stir-frying, sauteing, deep frying, stewing and steaming. Steaming and stir-frying are most commonly used to preserve the natural flavors of the ingredients. The most characteristic cooking methods of this cuisine are cooking in salt, cooking in wine, baking in a pan. Saras @ Sara’s Yummy Bites and Shobana @ Kitchen Secrets and Snippets selected 4 Cantonese…

Vegan Curried Eggless ‘Egg’ Salad

Blogging Marathon# 31: Week 2/ Day 2 Theme: Meatless Dishes Dish: Vegetarian Curried ‘Egg’ Salad Day 2 of BM# 31 and today I’m remaking my favorite Egg salad into a meatless dish. There are a ton of recipes that use only tofu, but the tricky part of making good eggless egg salad is getting the creaminess right. Egg yolks give that creaminess and using only tofu might make the salad too dry. For those of you who never tasted Egg salad, it is a mayonnaise based salad with chopped boiled eggs and then seasoned and flavored as per taste. I…

Tofu Fried Rice

Blogging Marathon# 28: Week 1/ Day 1 Theme: Kid’s Delight – 5 Ingredient Fix Dish: Tofu Fried Rice We are back to our regular blogging schedule for this month and my theme for the first week is “Kid’s Delight – 5 ingredient fix”. I’m hosting Valli’s Kid’s Delight event this month and for the next 3 days I will be posting recipes that are my kid approved and have 5 ingredients or less.

Vegan Breakfast – Tofu Broccoli Scramble & Home Fries

Blogging Marathon# 25: Week 4/ Day 3 Theme: Breakfast on the Run Dish: Tofu Broccoli Scramble & Home Fries After 2 days of indulging in somethingsweet for breakfast, I thought it was time to have a spicy breakfast and that too a Vegan Diner brunch style. Of course the whole meal comes together in less than 30 minutes. Recipes are from Vegan Brunch cookbook by Isa Chandra.