Friday, July 25, 2008

recipe 3 ,nutritious mashed potatos with chikpeas


1 kg potatoes peeled (PURPLE CONGO long oval potato ,retain it's colour when cooked , KING EDWARD an English variety floury potato ,creamy with white flesh ,DESIREE, waxy, oval , pink skin with creamy yellow flesh. NICOLA, yellow flesh with creamy skin. TASMANIAN pink eye (Southern Gold) round, waxy creamy skin with a mauve blush at one end. These are just a few examples that make very good and smooth mashed potatoes)

300gm chickpeas soaked, skin removed or dhal /lima beans
1/2 tsp of mixed herbs )__if desired chop fresh herbs
1/2 tsp of thyme )
100gm soy butter
100gm soy cheese
350ml soy milk
salt and pepper to taste


Boil peel potatoes with chickpeas or any desired lentils until soft,( about 40 minutes), drain water and keep aside, mash together cooked potatoes and chickpea , mixed herbs, soy butter,soy milk , mix well and add pepper and salt.

* Water drained from the boiled potatoes cans make a nice and delicious mushroom soup, just prepare the mushroom soup as you usually do but add the potatoes water and soy milk.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

chickpeas recipe 2.



200gms of cooked chickpeas ,
2 pieces of tofu, mashed
3 Tbsp organic wholemeal flour
1 piece of toasted seaweed cut into small strips
1/2 cup of grated carrot
2 tsp toasted sesame seeds
1 table soy butter or margarine
2 tsp corn flour
100 gm of veggie ham cut into strips
2 tsp chop coriander leaves
if desire add 1/2 cup add chop big onion
1/2 cup of olive oil for frying
1 cup of bread crumbs mix with 1 Tbsp of wheat flour, dash of pepper and salt for coating the fritters
hot dog buns


Mash and mix all the ingredients together except the bread crumbs
shape into desired size hot dog/fritter shape, roll it over the bread crumbs
put 2 Tbsp of olive in the frying pan - fry the fritters

To Serve:

cut buns into halves - lightly spread with soy butter, brown it slightly in the hot pan. Sandwich 1 piece of chickpea fritter with prepared buns...add cucumber and tomato sauce or vegetarian salad dressing for a quick snack ( fritters can be prepare one day earlier)

This nutritious and healthy snack is good for traveling or a quick bite for people who are busy, share this healthy snack with non vegetarian friends.

Sunday, July 6, 2008

come back soon, i'll be posting all me favorite recipes here very soon! :)