Parsley Pesto

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This is my favorite pesto.
Parsley two bunches, lemon juice to taste, salt to taste, 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Grind these together in a grinder.
Add pine nuts at the end and grind coarsely.

Works great as a spread on bread or with rice.

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Raw Vegan Nut Cheese

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1 ⅓ cups raw Brazil nuts soaked overnight
¼ cup lemon juice
4 Tbs. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, peeled
1 tsp. salt

Grind the above with 1/4 cup water in a food processor to fine consistency. Add the below ingredients and mix well and serve.

5 Tbs of herbs of your choice finely chopped. I put parsley, rosemary, oregano, basil.
½ tsp. ground black pepper

If you want it warm, dehydrate it or put in the oven at lowest temperature until warm.

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Raw/Steamed Brinjal/Eggplant Chutney


Ingredients

  1. 1 large Eggplant
  2. 1 tsp. Tamarind Paste (homemade) or equivalent amount of lemon juice if tamarind is not available. ( I just steam a bit of tamarind with eggplants. I do not make pulp before hand ).
  3. 2-4 Garlic Cloves
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Pinch of Turmeric Powder
  6. 1/4 cup Cilantro chopped
  7. 3-5 Curry Leaves
  8. 2 tbsp. Cold pressed organic oil.
  9. ½ tsp. Mustard Seeds
  10. ½ tsp. Cumin Seeds
  11. ¼ tsp. Fenugreek Seeds
  12. 1 tsp. Coriander Seeds
  13. 1 tbsp. Sesame Seeds.

Procedure

Optionally steam eggplant pieces lightly. Optionally steam garlic cloves if you are not used to eat raw garlic.

Grind all seeds in a mortar or grinder.
Grind ground seeds and rest of the ingredients together.
And you are done!

Eat with crackers, bread, rice, Idli, Dosa or as is.

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Zucchini Dip

Ingredients(Measurements)

1. 1 Big Zucchini.
2. 2 Tbsp Tahini.
3. 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice.
4. 1 clove Garlic with peel.
5. Celtic salt for taste.
6. 1 Tbsp Oil.
7. 1/2 tsp Cumin powder.
Preparation:
Just Blend adding water to get desired consistency for the dip.
I love this dip on vegetables like broccoli, spinach, raddish, celery, carrot.
You can even use as a spread on bread.

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ChickPea (Chana) Hummus

Ingredients:

1. 2 cups sprouted Chick Peas (If you are not raw, you can steam them for 10 minutes).
2. 3 teaspoons Tahini. (Paste of Sesame/Til and Oil)
3. 1 teaspoon Lemon juice.
4. 1 clove Garlic.
5. 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder.
6. 1/4 teaspoon cayenne.
7. Salt to taste.
8. 1/4 cup water.

Preparation:
Blend all ingredients.

Place Hummus in a bowl on a flat dish in the center.Pour some olive oil and garnish with parsley , canyenne.
Cut vegetables of your choice, like, carrots,cauliflower,broccoli, zuchhini, cucumber, celery in the desired shape.
Arrange them beautifully around the hummus bowl.

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Raw Vegan Non Soy Nut Seed Mozzarella

I love this mozzarella on the pizza (raw or unbaked pan bread). You can let it sit for a few hours to a day, to get a fermented taste, but I prefer the fresh one.



Ingredients(Measurements)

Base :
1. 10 Macademia nuts.
2. 1/2 cup sunflower seeds.
3. 1/2 teaspoon Dill seeds.(Optional)
4. 1/2 teaspoon Sea salt
5. 1 clove Garlic.
6. 1/2 a Lemon’s juice. (You can also use vinegar if you like)

Preparation
1. Soak nuts and seeds overnight.

2. Blend all ingredients adding water to get the desired consistency.

This time I will try making thin flat round pieces by spreading it on dehydrator sheet to see if it looks like the mozzarella in the store !!

Meal Sugestion: Looks and tastes great on pizza !

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Guacamole


Ingredients:

1. 2 ripe avocados
2. 1/2 bunch of coriander
3. 1/2 teaspoon Hing (asafetida)
4. Celtic salt for taste
5. 1/2 teaspoon Cumin or cumin powder
6. 1 large tomato

Preparation:
1. Mix avocados, coriander, salt,Hing and cumin together and blend it well
2. Chop tomato to small size
3. Mix them all.

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