Chickpea Flour-Kale Bites

Another chickpea flour-inspired recipe! This is a variation of an Indian dish known as kothimbir vadi–a popular Maharashtrian street food. Years ago I used to make this dish during my ashram days–a time when I experimented with quite a few traditional Indian creations. I had forgotten about this recipe until recently. I’ve been enjoying showing…

Indian Carrot Patties

This is a variation of my Sweet Potato Patties  recipe. Ingredients  2 cups shredded or grated carrots ½ cup garbanzo flour 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste) Coconut Oil *Optional seasonings: chopped scallions, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, chopped cashews Put shredded carrots into a medium-size mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well…

Sweet Potato Patties

This is a variation of my zucchini pancake recipe. You can use various vegetables in this dish; some contain more water than others, so you need to adjust accordingly. It’s another great way to eat your veggies. Everybody loves them! Ingredients 2 cups shredded or grated sweet potatoes ½ cup garbanzo flour ½ teaspoon curry powder ½…

Cabbage Croquettes

This is a variation of my zucchini pancake recipe.  You can use different types of vegetables for this dish (zucchini, carrots, sweet potatoes, etc.). The consistency of the pancakes will vary depending on whether you shred or grate the veggies. I usually shred the vegetables with a box shredder. You can also use a food processor…

Black Velvet Fudge Bites

This recipe is a variation of an Indian dessert called besan halva. Cocoa is not a traditional ingredient, but with so many chocolate lovers out there, it seemed like a good choice. I also use coconut oil instead of butter or ghee. They are quite fudgy, reminiscent of brownies. Ingredients ½ cup coconut oil ⅔…

Savory Corn Crepes

Garbanzo (chickpea) flour is a wonderful, versatile product. It’s naturally gluten free and has only one ingredient: chickpeas. It has the unique quality of bindability, so no other binders are required when making pancakes or crepes. I vary the veggies depending on the time of year. In the summertime, I love to use fresh local…