Lentil Crepes

Serves 1 to 2 Ingredients

Preparation

• Blend lentil flour, water, salt, cilantro and ginger in the blender. Add water if needed to get a crepe batter consistency.

• Scoop on to an oiled, flat crepe pan, and spread it thin like a crepe.

• Once there are bubbles on the top, flip, and cook the other side.

• Serve with a tomato or cilantro chutney or top with bananas for kids.

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1/2 cup lentil (mung dal) flour

1 cup water

1/2 inch cube ginger (optional)

1 tbsp finely chopped cilantro

canola oil for pan-frying salt to taste

Paneer Jalfrezie

Serves 2 to 4

Ingredients

1/2 bell pepper 1/2 onion

10 oz. paneer* or firm tofu

4 oz. organic canned tomato sauce

2 tbsp canola oil

1/2 tsp turmeric

1/2 tsp garam masala or curry powder

2 tsp coriander powder

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

2 tsp sugar

salt to taste

Paneer is Indian Farmer cheese available in the refrigerated section of Indian stores. For a vegan recipe, you can substitute with firm tofu.

Preparation

Chop the onion and bell-pepper in thin long strips

Cut the paneer or tofu into about 2 x xh x xh inch strips

Heat the oil in a flat pan and add cumin seeds

When the seeds sizzle, turn down the heat to low, and add the onions and bell peppers.

Add salt, turmeric, garam masala, coriander powder, and sugar

Saute the onions and peppers for 2 minutes

Add tomato sauce and let it simmer for 2 minutes.

Add paneer or tofu, stirring very gently until the they are coated with gravy

Let simmer for 2-3 more minutes on low heat and enjoy!

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