Vegetarian Chili with Quinoa

Ingredients: Serves 2 adults

Cannallini beans - 1 cup; rinsed and drained ( from can)
Red Kidney beans - 1 cup; rinsed and drained ( from can)
Black beans - 1 cup ; rinsed and drained ( from can)
1 can  15 oz diced tomato
Vegetable broth - 3 cups
Frozen baby Lima beans - 1 cup
Green bell pepper - 1/2 cup chopped
Onion - 1/2 cup chopped
Chilly powder - 1 tbs or to taste
Minced Pickled jalapeno - 2 tbs
Garlic - 2 cloves minced
Cumin powder - 1 Tbs
Coriander  powder - 1 Tbs
Oregano - 2 Tbs
Quinoa - 1/3 cup
Cheese - 1/2 cup
Salt and pepper to taste
Hot sauce - 1 Tbs
Cilantro - Hand full

Lot of ingredients ? ah! .. don't you worry, it is very easy to make and you will love the taste!

Easy steps :
  1. Combine all the ingredients except quinoa, cheese, salt and pepper
  2. bring it to boil on medium heat for 45 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Add quinoa; cover and cook for 10 more minutes
  4. Add salt and pepper according to your taste
  5. Just before serving, add cheese and garnish with cilantro.
Serving options :
  • You can serve with rice
  • You can serve with bread
  • I made bread sandwich with lettuce and cucumber . Stuffed with this delicious chili inside .It was yum!
  • OR you can eat just the chili.
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Self rising white cornmeal blueberry muffins

Hello friends,

I am back to blogging after a long vacation in India..We had such a wonderful time with family and friends.. We miss them here. Especially Arushi is missing grand parents so much.: (
Anyways,  this is the first recipe I am writing after long time and here you go!

Ingredients you need for Cornmeal muffins.

Self rising white corn meal - 2 cups
Egg - 2
Sugar - 1/4 cup
Butter melted- 1/2 cup
Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Blueberry - fresh or frozen - 1/2-1 cup
Raisins - 1/4 cup

Easy steps :
  1. Preheat the oven to 400F
  2. Combine sugar and corn meal in a large bowl
  3. Whisk eggs, yogurt and butter
  4. Add the liquid mixture to the dry ingredients and Stir just until all the dry ingredients are moist.
  5. Spoon the mixture to muffin cups , filling 3/4th fill.
  6. Bake at 400F for 13-15 minutes.
  7. Enjoy!

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