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Tag: gluten-free

Cabbage Carrot Chickpea Fritters / Pakoras

Cabbage Carrot Chickpea Fritters / Pakoras

Cabbage carrot chickpea fritters, or pakoras, are a new recipe that Chi Friendly Eats has developed in celebration of the Hindu festivities going on this week. My in-laws in West Bengal are all having fun, eating good food, visiting family and friends, and giving thanks […]

Triple Saag: Indian-Spiced Greens

Triple Saag: Indian-Spiced Greens

I just started a 28-day detox last week and my body was craving some leafy greens, so I figured it was time to make some Indian-spiced saag…. Ma taught me to make saag using spinach, which is quite traditional in Indian cooking.  But this time, […]

Simple Indian-Spiced Summer Squash

Simple Indian-Spiced Summer Squash

Summer squash is beautiful and abundant during this time of year – green zucchini, yellow squash, Mexican zucchini, eight ball zucchini…  any of these varieties can be used for this recipe. I love buying produce that is in season – the fruits and vegetables are […]

Homemade Basil Pesto

Homemade Basil Pesto

   I just love how simple it is to add bright and bold flavors to dishes by using basil pesto.  This delicious Italian sauce is traditionally made with parmesan cheese and garlic, but it’s just as good without.  In fact, it freezes better without the […]