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Basmati Rice with Cumin Flavored Squash recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Side Dishes, Sauté/Stir-Frying

Basmati Rice with Cumin Flavored Squash

This comforting side combines the bounty of Fall that pervasively populates vegetable bins, squash, with nutty smelling cumin and pungent…

Basmati Rice with Saffron and Whole Spices recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Side Dishes, Sauté/Stir-Frying

Basmati Rice with Saffron and Whole Spices

This dish combines three of Kashmir's prized ingredients - basmati rice, cardamom pods, and saffron to create perfumed manna. Flavoring…

Black-eyed Peas with Mustard Greens
Category: Side Dishes, Sauté/Stir-Frying

Black-eyed Peas with Mustard Greens

This is one of those curries that is not only good, but also good for you. Mustard greens house an incredibly large amount of iron and…

Chicken with Cashew Spinach Sauce recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees, Heart-Smart

Chicken with Cashew Spinach Sauce

Simple and quick, this vibrant dish packs flavor and color in each addictive bite. Serve it with some steamed basmati rice or even hot…

Chili Spiked Potatoes in Phyllo Cups recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Appetizers

Chili Spiked Potatoes in Phyllo Cups

This is a wonderfully easy way to bring home the concept of samosas (India's signature appetizer of pastry shells filled with seasoned…

Creamy Asparagus with Tomato recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Side Dishes, Sauté/Stir-Frying

Creamy Asparagus with Tomato

This easy side dish is great when fresh asparagus is in season during the spring and early summer months. Crumbled tofu is an acceptable…

Crisp Cucumber with Nutty Peas recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Diabetes-Friendly, Heart-Smart, Sauté/Stir-Frying, Side Dishes

Crisp Cucumber with Nutty Peas

This summer recipe is easy to put together, and uses up those pervasive cucumbers from your garden patch. It is downright cool, crunchy,…

Eggplant with Apples, Fennel and Cumin recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Diabetes-Friendly, Heart-Smart, Sauté/Stir-Frying, Side Dishes

Eggplant with Apples, Fennel and Cumin

While pork and apples may seem like a steadfast couple, eggplant does a mean tango here, tapping pork out of the picture and weaving in…

Ethiopian Chicken with Berberi Sauce and Fresh Ginger recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees, Heart-Smart

Ethiopian Chicken with Berberi Sauce and Fresh Ginger

This historic dish is a prime example of how a handful of the right spices, introduced by traders along the spice route, create a perfect…

Persian Lamb Stew with Dried Apricots recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees

Persian Lamb Stew with Dried Apricots

This is Iyer’s version of a classic Persian lamb stew, which adds and subtracts several ingredients while keeping the dish’s essence…

Phyllo Bundles with Saffron Flavored Chickpeas recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees, Sauté/Stir-Frying

Phyllo Bundles with Saffron Flavored Chickpeas

In this dish, crispy, burrito-style bundles cocoon a world of flavors found in Greek kitchens. Sweet-scented saffron, fragrant nutmeg and…

Pork Tenderloin with Five Spice Powder and Peppers recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees, Sauté/Stir-Frying

Pork Tenderloin with Five Spice Powder and Peppers

The simplicity of this recipe belies its complex flavors – don't underestimate the power of five-spice powder. This blend, in existence…

Root Vegetable Mash with Coriander recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Diabetes-Friendly, Heart-Smart, Sauté/Stir-Frying, Side Dishes

Root Vegetable Mash with Coriander

Visions of sugar plum fairies while the fireplace crackles with a glowing warmth may be your panacea for the winter, but mine is a bowl of…

Shrimp Salad with Golden Raisin Vinaigrette recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Salads

Shrimp Salad with Golden Raisin Vinaigrette

Shrimp, dried chilis, and coriander are classic to many a coastal south Indian meal. The yellow split peas, when used as a spice, as in…

Spiced Garbanzo Bean Pie with Potato Crust recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees, Heart-Smart

Spiced Garbanzo Bean Pie with Potato Crust

A hearty main dish for a vegetarian, this will appeal to meat eaters, too, as it's packed with protein, starch and gusto. Serve it…

Spiced Lamb Chops with a Spinach Sauce recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees

Spiced Lamb Chops with a Spinach Sauce

This elegant, blow-your-socks-off-delicious main course curry is sure to set a high standard for all your subsequent meals.…

Sweet Corn with Habanero Chiles and Lime recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Diabetes-Friendly, Heart-Smart, Sauté/Stir-Frying, Side Dishes

Sweet Corn with Habanero Chiles and Lime

Nothing screams summer more than golden kernels of corn with their natural sweetness and succulence. When sweet corn overflows the bins at…

Turmeric Rubbed Wild Halibut with Cracked Black Pepper recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees

Turmeric Rubbed Wild Halibut with Cracked Black Pepper

Slabs of fresh, wild-caught Pacific halibut are gorgeous when served against a backdrop of turmeric-colored, creamy coconut milk studded…

Yellow Split Pea Soup with Chile Spiked Onion and Crème Fraîche recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees, Soups & Stews

Yellow Split Pea Soup with Chile Spiked Onion and Crème Fraîche

Dals, legume-based curries, are an essential part of every meal in India, It is never served as a soup course in Indian meals (since…

“Lentils of Arabia” with Rice, Cumin and Caramelized Onions recipe made with canola oil by Raghavan Iyer
Category: Entrees, Diabetes-Friendly, Heart-Smart

“Lentils of Arabia” with Rice, Cumin and Caramelized Onions

A Lebanese peasant food staple, this dish is a nutritional powerhouse that combines quick-cooking brown lentils with starchy rice and…