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9 Dairy-Free Indian Recipes

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
If a single word describes Indian food, it€'s spice. Food from the land of spices is incredibly flavorful yet healthy because of its use of herbs and spice for flavor. If you'€re new to Indian cooking, you€ll want to start by experimenting with spice mixes.Keema Minced Lamb by Vicky Bhogal
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1. Warming Keema Minced Lamb with Garam Masala & Cinnamon
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This keema minced lamb is absolutely perfect for the cold winter months to warm you up with its lightly spiced and complex flavors. Traditionally the peas are added to give the dish a wonderful sweetness, but you can make it plain or add what you prefer, such as diced peppers, sweetcorn or mushrooms. Fresh, hot, and quick, it is an easy supper and the leftovers are also great on top of a steaming, buttery, baked potato. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
2. Aloo Tikki: Spicy Bite-Sized Potato Snacks
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These wonderful little potato aloo tikki are packed full of punchy flavors of cumin, garam masala, and red chili flakes. Quick and easy to make, and absolutely perfect for a dinner party or summer time BBQ. Why not serve them with Vicky's delicious tamarind chutney for a really special treat. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
3. Smoky Marinated Prawns
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These delicious prawns are marinated in a zesty mix of lime and ginger, and then smoked in a unique traditional Indian method. Tangy, smoky, and delicious, these prawns are the perfect dish for a barbecue during the warm summer months. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
4. Tamarind Chutney
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This wonderful fresh chutney is packed with the delicious flavor of tamarind, fresh cilantro, and Vicky's secret ingredient tomato ketchup. Quick and easy to make, this tamarind chutney makes the perfect accompaniment to other Indian classics such as aloo tikkia and crispy cumin chicken wings. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
5. Crispy Cumin Chicken Wings
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These absolutely delicious chicken wings are coated with a crunchy cumin coating, which makes them deliciously warming. The wings are part fried and part steamed, making them incredibly tender and juicy, and they are perfect when served with tamarind chutney. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
6. Easy Pan Pickle
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Instant achaar (pickle) is great for when you don’t have several days to make a traditional achaar. These Indian pickles add just the right amount of sweet and zesty flavors to any dish. Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favourite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
7. Indian Smoky Charred Stuffed Peppers
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These whole juicy peppers are gently charred on the outside and filled with a tangy silky mash that is just bursting with flavor. They’re the perfect addition to an outdoor barbecue! Join Vicky Bhogal in this Grokker Premium Video, as she introduces you to her favorite family recipes, to really get you cooking like Mummyji.
8. Gluten-Free Chicken & Yellow Rice Balls
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Introduce your kids to the wonderful flavors of Indian cuisine with this easy to prepare dish. These delicious rice balls are spiced with cumin, coriander, tumeric, mild chili powder, and serrano chili. Follow Maya Adam in this Grokker Premium video as she demonstrates how to create these tasty treats, with just the right amount of spice, the whole family will love. shows you a unique way to get your kids in love with Indian flavors in this Grokker Premium Video.
9. Indian Lentil, Barley & Spinach Soup
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This wonderful lentil, barley and spinach soup, or Dahl, is quick, easy, and utterly delicious for those cold winter months. Watch Vineet Bhatia in this Grokker Premium video share some of his Indian cuisine secrets.
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