Soy Curd

Ingredients 500 ml soya milk (unsweetened) 1-2 tbsp starter or 5-6 chilly tops   Directions Heat the soy milk. Switch off the flame after 1 boil. Let the milk cool down till its slightly warm just like regular curd Add the culture and stir well. Cover and keep in a warm place overnight or for…

Coconut Curd

Ingredients Freshmade thick coconut milk – 600-700ml Powdered red rice poha -1/2 cup Water – 200 ml to make the rice milk 4-5 chilli tops or 1-2tbs of starter 2 tbs/ agar powder 2tsp ( for thick curd ) 2 tbs of hot water to dissolve agar agar   Directions Heat the coconut milk over…

Cashew Curd

Ingredients 1 cup cashews (kaju) ¾ to 1 cup water 2 to 3 teaspoon starter or 5-6 chilly tops   Directions Soak cashews in enough water for 1 or 2 hours. Drain and then blend the cashews with water till smooth. Heat the cashew milk. Switch off the flame after 1 boil. Let the milk…

Peanut Curd

Ingredients 1 cup of raw peanuts soaked for 8 to 12 hours ½ cup brown rice soaked for 8 to 12 hours 2 to 4 cups water 5 to 6 chili tops or non-dairy curd starter   Directions Put peanuts and rice in a blender and blend till you get a smooth paste adding a…

More oil, more toil

Confused about why oil is not considered part of a whole food plant-based diet? Oil is the most calorie-dense food on earth. Vegetable oils are liquid fats that have been extracted from whole plant foods. Olives, sunflower seeds and corn are all examples of whole foods; the fat contained in them is part of a…