Written by Mita Majumdar, M.Sc. | 
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan, MBBS, DNB on Sep 20, 2018

Gluten-free Recipes

Sweet potato hash with eggs


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup each of finely diced red bell pepper and green bell pepper
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tsp minced oregano
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch of paprika
  • 4 large eggs
  • Sea salt to taste


Boil the sweet potatoes in salted water for about 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the peppers, onion, garlic, jalapeño pepper and salt. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are soft. Add cooked sweet potatoes and the herbs. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently.

In another pan, heat a teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil. Break the eggs into a small bowl, and then slide them into the skillet. Cook until the whites are set. Gently flip the omelet over and cook for another minute or so.

Serve hot.

Aloo Gobhi (Potato and caulifower dish)

Ingredients -

2 cups of cauliflower cut into small florets

2 medium cubed potatoes

1/2 inch piece of ginger grated

3 tsp coriander powder

Pinch of turmeric powder and cayenne pepper

Pinch of asafetida

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

2 green chilies

2 bay leaves

Salt to taste
1 tsp mango powder

2 tablespoons of chopped cilantro

1/4 cup water

Method -

In a small bowl, make a paste with ginger, coriander powder, cayenne pepper, turmeric, in water.

Heat oil in a pan. Add asafetida and cumin seeds to the oil. After seeds crackle, add the bay leaves and green chilies and stir for a few seconds. Add the spice mix and stir until spices start leaving the oil.

Add the vegetables, water and salt. Mix well. Cover the pan and let it cook on medium heat for about 15 to 20 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

Add the mango powder and fresh cilantro. Mix everything and cover for a minute. You can add some green peas and/or sliced red bell peppers to the dish.

Serve with besan roti, (flat breads made from gram flour).


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