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Vedic Culture Meens Feeding Unexpected Guests

Vedic Culture Meens Feeding Unexpected Guests

For the unexpected guest here are some nibblers you can prepare and keep on hand to serve between meals. They have a diverse range of textures and flavors. You can…

Prasadam Stimulates our Dormant Love for Krsna

Prasadam Stimulates our Dormant Love for Krsna

Cooking for Krsna, offering the prepared foods to Him with devotion, and tasting this offered food—the prasadam—stimulates our dormant love for Krsna.…

Getting Protein with a Vegetarian Diet

Getting Protein with a Vegetarian Diet

This month we're presenting an excellent vegetarian source of protein: karhi sauce. It contains yogurt, a complete protein, and chickpea flour, an incomplete protein that becomes complete in conjunction with…

Food for Krishna: Dahi, Bhava Sakti, Lime Puffies.

Food for Krishna:  Dahi, Bhava Sakti, Lime Puffies.

The spiritual master is expert in preparing these foodstuffs, and is always offering instructions to us with love. So, following his example, we are offering to everyone some suggestions for…

Kentucky Fried Chickpeas

Kentucky Fried Chickpeas

Chickpeas are a good source of protein and iron, as well as fiber, vitamins A and b6, riboflavin, thiamin, niacin, calcium, phosphorous, sodium, and potassium. But the best thing about…

Sweet Food For Krishna

Sweet Food For Krishna

Cinnamon Apple Pastries are a great treat either served by themselves or as a dessert. The dishes they complement best are vegetable preparations such as Sweet Pepper. …

The Savory Samosa

The Savory Samosa

The first thing you'll notice is its wonderfully tender, thin pastry crust, golden-brown from deep-frying. Inside are peas, potatoes, or small chunks of cauliflower, seasoned not too little so that…

Cuddy and Maha Brinjal

Cuddy and Maha Brinjal

These two preparations come to us from the ancient line of disciplic succession. These preparations are as old as the Vedas themselves, and just like the Vedas their taste is…

The Holy Cow And Her Wholesome Milk

The Holy Cow And Her Wholesome Milk

Krsna would steal yogurt and butter from the gopis. Then He would run off to enjoy His booty and share it with the monkeys from the nearby forest. When the…

You Don’t Have to Give up “Good Food”

It's a common misconception that one must give up all of the "good foods" to become a vegetarian. However, anyone who takes to a Krishna Prasadam diet, which strictly rules…

Thirst-Quenching Drinks to Offer to Krishna

Thirst-Quenching Drinks to Offer to Krishna

You can make substantial beverages by combining fruits, spices, nuts, and essences with milk, buttermilk, or yogurt. Milk, also the basis for cold shakes, makes a soothing nightcap when served…

Samosa: Indian Spiced Pastry

Samosa: Indian Spiced Pastry

Samosas are a favorite food of Krishna. As an Hors D'Oeuvre or as a course in themselves, these spice-filled pastries are always a sure delight.…

“Thou Shalt Not Kill” — Meat Eating is Bad

“Thou Shalt Not Kill” — Meat Eating is Bad

Meat-eating is bad for many reasons. For health reasons: "The inherent cholesterol, toxins, uric acid, high bacteria count, general indigestibility, and lack of fiber in the flesh of an animal…

Pakoras, Coconut Honey Balls, Poppers

Pakoras, Coconut Honey Balls, Poppers

Coconut Honey Balls will fill your mouth with bliss.The famous "tempoura" of Japan actually originated in India as Pakora. Be careful to make a liberal portion of this dish. You'll…

Shopping With Krsna In Mind

Shopping With Krsna In Mind

If you've decided to be a vegetarian, and to take the further step of offering all your food to the Lord, sooner or later you'll face the task of changing…

Nut-and-Raisin Halava

Nut-and-Raisin Halava

Preparing and eating these foods for our own pleasure is not the same as preparing and offering them to Lord Krsna for His pleasure, because food that's material when unconnected…

Chapatis, Dal, Subji, Rice: The Standard Yoga Diet

Chapatis, Dal, Subji, Rice: The Standard Yoga Diet

The simple and tasteful way to translate your eating into spiritual bliss, according to the teachings of the great sages of India. This is the Vedic method of conducting the…

Khicari — A Poor Man’s Feast Fit for a King

Khicari — A Poor Man’s Feast Fit for a King

"A poor man's feast fit for a king." That's what Srila Prabhupada called the meal in this photograph—khicari, fried potatoes, yogurt, and fresh fruit.…

Sweet Rice: Good Enough to Steal

Sweet Rice: Good Enough to Steal

If you've ever been to a Sunday Love Feast at a Hare Krsna temple, it's more than likely that you've tasted sweet rice—that cool, thick, milky dessert with rice in…

Simply Wonderfuls, Halavah, Puris and Molasses Bread

Simply Wonderfuls, Halavah, Puris and Molasses Bread

For this issue we've chosen a few nice sweet preparations for you to enjoy. Simply Wonderfuls, Halavah, Puris and RichMolasses Bread.…

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