Sunday, May 2, 2010

Mediterranean Vegetable Wraps With Hummus & An Award

Know what you eat: Set aside your normal chip dip, and try healthier alternative hummus..Chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are the main ingredient in hummus It have no saturated fat, and no cholesterol. They aid in improving blood sugar levels and help fight cholesterol. They are also high in protein, making them a perfect addition to a vegetarian’s diet or one who would like to cut back on red meat.This wrap goes to "GLOBAL KADAI" event started by Cilantro, hosted at Divyablogs.

Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Serves 2

Ingredients:
2 Whole Wheat Wraps (Damascus Bakery Whole Grain Roll Up "Whole Wheat Wraps")
2 Tbsp Sabra Hummus Sun dried tomato flavoured

For Stir Fry
 1/2 C Diced Paneer / Tofu
1 C Mix Vegetables (Carrot,Brocolli,Zucchini,Cauliflower, Water Chestnuts,Bell peppers, Yellow Corn,Baby Corn) Washed & Diced in similar pieces.
2 Tbsp Chopped Lettuce
2 Tbsp shredded Pepper jack cheese OR any cheese you prefer

For Seasoning:
 1 tsp (EVOO) Olive Oil
1 tsp Sesame Seeds
1/2 tsp Dried Coriander Pwd
1/2 tsp Turmeric Pwd (optional)
2 tsp Taco Seasoning Mix OR Garam masala pwd ( both taste equally good with this recipe)
1/2 tsp red chilli flakes (optional)
1/4 tsp Sambhal Olek ( chilli flakes + vinegar)
Salt to taste

Method for veg. stirfry
 1. Heat oil in large non- stick skillet / kadhai.
2. Add all the vegetables, now add sesame seeds & toss it well, then add all the seasonings except salt. Put the flame on high and cook it for 3- 4 mins for that crunch needed in this recipe, you can cook more if desired.
3. Add salt.



Putting together to make veg.wraps:
 1. On a hot griddle, place the whole wheat wrap, apply shortening if desired (butter), turn around when you see its cooked, lower down the flame.
2. Now with a spatula or butter knife spread hummus all over the wrap, then immediately add the cooked veg. (stir fry) that you just prepared. Add some chopped lettuce over it, now add cheese.
3. Fold over the 2 ends together one over other, to pack it like we do it for masala dosa or frankie.
4. Serve hot with the salad of your choice / tomato ketchup / hummus.


Parita of Parita's kitchen been so kind & nice shared her 1st award with us..We are so glad and honoured Parita, for this award...It does really matters...we would like to share this award with the following blog friends, whose blogs are truly inspirational and encouraging in get us going KalyaniPavithraSuparnaSowmyaPriyaRenuPritiUmaRekha.

Thanks All...from Muskaan & Sadhana @ A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine
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Thanks For Sharing This Award.. "We are truly Honoured" Parita
Talking about our accomplishments ??....NO ...the recipe...to make our tummies happy as well.....The first time when I saw these Damascus Bakery Whole Grain Roll Up "Whole Wheat Wraps"at nearest Costco..I simply fell in love with it..little handy dandy wraps to just put any vegetable i make at home & add some cheese , give a nice name to it and tadaaaa...My kids think its a new dish wowwww & my goal of giving them to eat anything healthy is done....About the wraps they are different than usual wrap..they are rectangular in shape which makes it perect for any stuffing I put into it.. I just thought to be little more innovative in my way, making it as a mediterranean wrap with a touch of Indian spices ..My kids simply love this dish, and whenever we go to costco..it has become mandatory to buy one.. Story time over... now lets get onto to recipe..b4 that ((( Thanks Cham for reminding me of different versions availabe & the one you found was sweet... I immediately did the editing for the brand I bought)))

15 comments:

Cham said...

I bought once the whole wheat wrap from cotsco and found sweet :) Medit style looking great and healthy!

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Thanks for your comment Cham...Damascus Bakery Whole Grain Roll Up "Whole Wheat Wraps" are not sweet..try it next time..you will like it.

Pooja said...

Love mediterranian wraps and yours look superb! Havent tried with whole wheat wraps. That would make it double healthy.

Kalyani said...

Nice delicious wrap .... looks great ... & Thank you very much for the award i am glad to be honored... Thanks for my first award ....

Priti said...

Hi, Congrats on your awards gals..and thanks a ton for sharing with me...thts so sweet of you guys....inbtw the wraps looks so yum and healthy ofcoz....gud recipe

Uma said...

Congrats on the well deserved award and thank you so much for thinking about me :)

The wrap looks so healthy with that stuffing. Delicious recipe.

Parita said...

Delicious wrap dears...nice presentation...both truly deserved the award :)

rekhas kitchen said...

ohh thank you so much for thinking about me and congrats you too and you deserve it, I too love your blog.
wow what a healthy and filling wrap looks so yum yum.

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Thank You !!! Everyone... for taking your time to appreciate our work/efforts and inspiring us everyday.

Suparna said...

hi A2Z,
Am so glad u guys got the well deserved award! *applauds* I love ur blog completely :) u r doing a fantastic job of letting know the "know what u eat "facts and stuff, it's a great encouragement to eat healthy. wish u get many many more well deserved awards :) :)congrats to other nominees too!
Coming to today's recipe:it's a keeper for lazy times as it takes care of tummy and health all wrapped up as it is!
Thanks for thinking of me for sharing ur award! am touched :)
Enjoy the spreading the spirit of healthy eating as u guys are doing!
TC

Renu said...

hello A2Z....congratulations for the award and thanks for sharing it with ne :) its so nice of you....keep up the good work !!
BTW I like your wrap so much....feel like eating it straight from my laptop!

Priya said...

Droolworthy Wrap...U have a wonderful blog..thanks for sharing ur award with me yaa..am happy and honoured!

Laavanya said...

What a fabulous idea for a quick & healthy snack - not to mention tasty too.

Varsha Vipins said...

Its ma first time here..Got to know that there is 2 pair of hands cooking behind this blog..:)
The wrap looks amazing n delicious..:)
Thanks for the visit n comment ..Hope to see u guys around..:)

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Cham,Pooja, kalyani,Parita, Rekha, Uma, Priti,Renu, Priya, Laavanya,Varsha..

Thanks all for your comments

 
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