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Black eyed peas curry or Lobia ka salan (Stovetop and Pressure Cooker method)

Black eyed peas curry or lobia ka salan is a Pakistani vegan recipe made with lobia / black eyed peas in an onion-tomato gravy base with garlic and aromatic spices. It can be made in a regular pot or in a pressure cooker / Instant Pot. Growing up, we always used to eat a lot of vegetables (still do, actually). My father is someone who believes in having a balanced & healthy diet, and would eat meat-less dishes in many…

Baking/ Healthy Eating/ International Recipes/ Vegan/ Vegetarian

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted butternut squash is the simplest way to use this hearty winter vegetable. Just cut, toss in spices and bake till tender. Toast the seeds to make for a quick snack. Living in the land down under (aka Australia) requires a bit of adjustment. For instance, it’s the month of July and I cannot go out without wearing a proper fleece jacket or a wool coat. Yes, that cold! Why? Because the seasons are upside down here and so it’s…

Onions, carrots, potatoes, capsicum, corn and more come together to make this super vibrant restaurant style vegetable jalfrezi. Serve this vegetarian / vegan dish with rice on the side.
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Vegetable Jalfrezi

Onions, carrots, potatoes, capsicum, corn and more come together to make this super vibrant restaurant style vegetable jalfrezi. Serve this vegetarian / vegan dish with rice on the side. I had an abundance of leftover vegetables in the fridge. By leftover, I mean half a capsicum, one onion, a one serving bag of mixed frozen vegetables, and frozen peas. Not enough to make a dish on their own so I just wanted a recipe in which I can use everything…

A simple Pakistani style bhindi ki sabzi made with sliced onions and spices finished off with lemon juice. Enjoy with garma garam chapatti.
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Bhindi ki Sabzi | Pakistani style okra vegetable

A simple Pakistani style bhindi ki sabzi made with sliced onions and spices finished off with lemon juice. This vegetarian / vegan recipe can be enjoyed with garma garam chapatti. Bhindi / okra is one of my most favourite vegetables to cook with, and has to be a part of my weekly dinner menu. Once a week for sure, though more than that is just as appreciated. I was so sad to find out that bhindi isn’t common in Australia…

Aloo Kabab or Potato Cutlets is a versatile Pakistani vegetarian recipe made by frying a crispy patty of mashed potatoes and peas flavored with local herbs and spices.
Pakistani Recipes/ Potatoes/ Recipes/ Snacks/ Vegetarian

Aloo Kabab or Potato Cutlets

Aloo Kabab or Potato Cutlets is a versatile Pakistani vegetarian recipe made by frying a crispy patty of mashed potatoes and peas flavored with local herbs and spices. Aloo kababs or potato cutlets are a multi-purpose dish that should be part of every home cook’s repertoire of recipes. They can be served as is to guests or family members at tea-time, and eaten with ketchup, chili garlic sauce or sriracha. They can be served with roti and chutney. They are…

Aloo Hari Pyaz is a simple to prepare Pakistani vegetarian recipe made with potatoes and spring onions. It can be ready in less than 30 minutes.
Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes/ Potatoes/ Vegetarian

Aloo Hari Pyaz or Potatoes with Spring Onions

Aloo Hari Pyaz is a simple to prepare Pakistani vegetarian recipe made with potatoes and spring onions. It can be ready in less than 30 minutes. The humble potato is a vegetable that almost everyone loves, and of course it is made in many different ways in our house. Here is another simple vegetarian sabzi featuring potatoes, and this time it’s with spring onions or hari piyaaz. It’s a simple recipe, and can be ready in under 30 minutes. Would…

Mushroom butter masala or mushroom makhani is a delicious vegetarian main dish that comprises of a creamy buttery gravy with fresh mushrooms and bell peppers.
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Mushroom Butter Masala or Mushroom Makhani

Mushroom butter masala or mushroom makhani is a delicious vegetarian main dish that comprises of a creamy buttery gravy with fresh mushrooms and bell peppers. It’s difficult to find fresh mushrooms, so when I managed to get hold of some, I wanted to do something really indulgent, and then I thought of making mushroom butter masala or mushroom makhani. It’s a dish that I have seen in Indian restaurants, similar to chicken makhani or butter chicken, but just vegetarian. The…