Bhajas

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30 individual bhajas

Nutrition of Each and multiplied Calories by 2 since it is deep fried

  • 18 calories (36 calories- deep fried)
  • 0g fat
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 20mg sodium
  • 20mg potassium
  • 3g carbohydrate
    • 0g fiber
    • 0g sugar
  • 1g protein

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chana flour (besan flour, gram flour or chickpea flour)
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ginger root
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh jalapeño
  • ⅓ cup yellow onion
  • ⅓ cup potato
  • ⅓ cup banana

Equipment

  • small pan for deep frying
  • slotted spatula
  • medium size bowl

Steps

Preparation

  • Measure
    • 1 cup chana flour
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • Mince
    •  ½ teaspoon fresh ginger
    • ¼ teaspoon fresh jalapeño
  • Slice
    • ⅓ cup yellow onion
    • ⅓ cup potato
    • ⅓ cup banana

Create the Batter

  1. Mix the following in a medium size bowl
    • 1 cup chana flour
    • ½ cup cold water
  2. Once you have pancake batter like consistency add
    • ½ teaspoon fresh ginger
    • ¼ teaspoon fresh jalapeño
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon coriander
  3. Make sure to maintain the pancake batter consistency add cold water if needed.

Cookin Time

  1. Bring 2″ of canola oil to high heat in a small pan.
    • Test the  heat of the oil by dropping a small piece of batter into the oil it should quickly rise to the surface. If not increase the heat.
  2. Coat the prepared veggies in the batter and drop them into the canola oil flip each one over and remove once golden brown.
    • Repeat for all prepared items.

Coconut Kale Lentil Curry

Makes

6 servings

Nutrition of Each Serving

  • 287 calories
  • 6g fat
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 386mg sodium
  • 51mg potassium
  • 42g carbohydrates
    • 15g fiber
    • 1g sugar
  • 16g protein

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 inch fresh ginger
  • 1 bundle of dinosaur kale
  • 1 lime
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup red lentils
  • ¾ cup french green lentils
  • 3½ cups water
  • 14-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk

Prepare Ingredients (10 minutes)

  1. Mince
    • 4 garlic cloves
    • 1 inch fresh ginger
  2. Dice
    • 1 medium yellow onion
  3.  Chop
    • 1 bundle of dinosaur kale (de-stem for the best outcome)
    • 1 lime in half
  4. Measure
    • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
    • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
    • ½ cup red lentils
    • ¾ cup french green lentils
    • 3½ cups water
  5. Open
    • 14-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk

Cookin Time (1 hour 15 Minutes)

  1. In a large pot over medium – high heat add the ingredients below and stir until the onions turn clear.
    • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
    • 1 medium yellow onion
    • 4 garlic cloves
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  2. Add the following ingredients and stir until all onions are evenly coated
    • 1 inch fresh ginger
    • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
    • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  3. Add the following ingredients and stir.
    • 14-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk
    • 3½ cups water
    • ½ cup red lentils
    • ¾ cup french green lentils
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  4. Bring the pot to a boil.
  5. Turn the heat down to low and cover the pot. Stir ever 20 minutes and remove from heat after 40-50 minutes.
    • Note: The goal is to breakdown the red lentils.
  6. Stir all of the chopped dinosaur kale into the pot and return to simmer for a few minutes.