Indian Masala ChaiIn India, chai is more than just a cup of tea to start the day. Chai is the answer to a hectic day at work, the perfect “warm” ice-breaker for social awkwardness, or the go-to drink for coping with stress. Chai can be enjoyed in all seasons with friends, family, or just by yourself. Red Lentil DalDal, prepared from a variety of beans, split peas, or lentils, is served at almost every Indian meal. This delicious recipe, bursting with protein and flavor, will sure to become a family favorite.Indian Pea CutletsEnjoy this classic Indian appetizer with your choice of chutney or ketchup.Moong DalMoong Dal is a delicious way to enjoy the health benefits of the yellow mung bean (spilt moong dal, or lentils without skin). In addition to being high in protein, this humble bean has antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Enjoy!Gingery Tofu with Bell PeppersThis versatile, savory dish can be served over rice or as a wrap in flatbread. Easy to make, it is sure to become a family favorite.Chana MasalaTo highlight a special dinner, serve this easy rendition of Indian-style chickpeas with rice and plain yogurt (vegan or dairy).Kashmiri-Style CauliflowerOur recipe is a regal presentation often served at Indian weddings with rice pilaf and naan (Indian bread).Saag Paneer (Veganized)Saag Paneer is a delicious curried, creamed Indian entrée that contains spinach, cream, and fresh cheese cubes called paneer. This vegan version uses a variety of greens, tofu instead of paneer, and cashews instead of cream. ChapatisThese chewy, flat rounds of whole wheat bread are traditionally served at every Indian meal.Whole Wheat PurisThese delicate puffs of deep-fried bread make a wonderful accompaniment to an Indian meal.Cream of Tomato Soup with Indian SpicesRahul Mendiratta prepared this delicious Cream of Tomato Soup with Indian Spices at our January 12, 2019 Indian Cuisine cooking demo, held at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois.Paneer Sizzler with Yellow Rice and VeggiesRahul Mendiratta prepared these succulent skewers of paneer, onions, and green peppers at our January 12, 2019 Indian Cuisine cooking demo. Marinated in a tantalizing tandoori masala, the paneer is grilled to perfection and served with yellow rice and mixed veggies. For a vegan version of this recipe, you may substitute the paneer with tofu. This Veggie Fest Presents! cooking demo was held at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois.