Moringa Oleifera Recipes

Cooking with Moringa powder is quite simple once you understand this high protein gluten free wonder can be used as any other oil soluble savory spice. Just as cumin, turmeric or sweet paprika, Moringa Propagation Powder from the leaves of the Moringa tree can be used either during the preparation process, while cooking or as an added spice at the end of the preparation just before serving.

With its high protein, vitamin and mineral contents Moringa is an excellent aid in the kitchen to add flavor and essence to any meal. Although its traditional use in the culinary field has been in the form of fresh leaves and roasted seeds, the powder seems to be rapidly becoming a staple of contemporary cooking wherever nutrition is a priority due to its readiness and high nutritional value.

 

First Course

Israeli salad with a twist
Ingredients

1 medium size onion, diced small
2 medium size cucumbers, diced small
2-3 medium size tomatoes, diced small
2 medium size carrots, diced small
Olive oil T.T.
Salt and pepper T.T.

1 heaping Tablespoon Moringa Propagation Powder


Preparation:

Mix onions, cucumbers, tomatoes and carrots and add the Olive oil, salt, pepper and Moringa Propagation Powder. Mix well and serve with desired accompaniment.

Enjoy !

Hazel Nut Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients:

1 tbls. Vegetable oil
1 leek (white part only), chopped
2 medium carrots, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
½ kilo pumpkin meat, diced small (1 cm)
T.T. Curry and cinnamon
½ C. Chopped hazelnuts
4 Cups Vegetable or Chicken stock
T.T. Salt and pepper
T.T. grounded flax seed
T.T. Moringa propagation Powder


Preparation:

Sauté the vegetables over medium heat together with the hazelnuts and spices taking care not to burn the curry for about five minutes or until the pumpkin begins to soften.
Add the Vegetable/Chicken stock, salt and pepper to taste and stir.
Bring to a boil and lower the heat.
Slowly simmer until the pumpkin and carrots are soft enough.
Turn the flame off.

Serve and sprinkle with the grounded flax seeds and Moringa Powder.

Enjoy.

Red Daal
Ingredients

1 medium size onion
2 medium carrots, cubed to medium chunks
2 medium celery stalks, chopped roughly
Two medium size potatoes, cubed small
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 Cups of red lentils
1 tsp. Cumin
½ a small cabbage, shredded
4 cups boiling water
Moringa propagating Powder


Preparation:

Stir fry the onions, carrots and celery stalks on high heat until golden brown. Add the potatoes and garlic cloves, and continue to stir fry for about a minute. Add the lentils and mix well. Incorporate the cumin and dry cook for a minute.
Add the shredded cabbage and allow cooking for 3-4 minutes on medium heat without burning the cumin.
Add the boiling water and bring to a boil.
Lower the heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes until the lentils reach the desired consistency. Add salt and Pepper to taste.
Serve in deep soup bowl.
Stir in two teaspoons of Moringa Propagation Powder per serving

Enjoy!

Carrot Salad
Ingredients:

¾ C. Shredded Carrots
¼ C Chopped Parsley
Lemon juice to taste
T.T. Shredded or minced ginger root
T.T. Moringa Powder


Preparation:

Mix the ingredients in a serving dish and sprinkle Moringa Powder to taste.

Enjoy!

Moringa Tahini
Ingredients:

Tahini
Water
Cumin
Salt

Moringa Powder


Preparation:

Prepare about 1/4 a cup Tahini paste with water as you would normally do, add a small pinch of cumin, salt and one heaping teaspoon of Moringa Propagation Powder.
Mix thoroughly and…

Enjoy!

ממרח מורינגה

החומרים:
שמן זית
8 אגוזי מלך
מלח
פלפל שחור או לבן
עלי מורינגה


אופן ההכנה:
בסיר קטן מרתיחים מים
כאשר המים רותחים מכניסים את העלים ללא הגבעולים. חולטים דקה.
מוציאים לכלי נפרד עם מים קרים.
מסננים וסוחטים את המים בעדינות.
מכניסים לבלנדר יחד עם שמן זית על פי טעמך האישי (אפשר להכין את זה סמיך או דליל יותר).
מוסיפים 8 אגוזי מלך, מלח ומעט פלפל שחור או לבן.
מרסקים למחית.
בתאבון!

Main Course

Tofu, Spinach and Carrot Stir Fry
Ingredients:

100 grams. Tofu (textured of silken) diced small.
2 large carrots, grated large.
1 medium onion, sliced.
1 medium garlic clove, minced.
1 Tbls. Soy sauce.
½ Tbls. Water.
Raw spinach to taste.
Chopped fresh Cilantro leaves to taste.
Moringa Propagation Powder.


Preparation:

Sauté the sliced onions and add the cubed tofu for about a minute.
Add the garlic and sauté until the tofu gets golden brown, stir in the grated carrots and add the soy sauce, allow cooking for a minute or two.
Add the raw spinach and cilantro leaves stirring to cook for an additional minute or two. Turn the flame off and stir in the Moringa Propagation Powder.
Let rest for an extra minute and serve hot with rice.

Enjoy!

Coconut Milk Green Curry with Aubergines (Eggplants)
Ingredients:

1 bunch of fresh cilantro leaves, chopped coarsely.
A few fresh mint sprigs, chopped coarsely/
Juice of ½ a lemon.
Fresh ginger root 2 cm long, peeled and coarsely chopped.
1 fresh garlic clove, whole.
2 Tbls. Light palm sugar or white sugar.
1 medium onion, sliced.
2 medium aubergines (eggplants), cubed 1 cm long.
½ Tbls. Curry powder.
Salt and pepper T.T..
1 can coconut milk.
A few basil sprigs.
1 ½ Tbls. Moringa Propagation Powder


Preparation:

Place the fresh cilantro, mint, lemon juice, ginger root, garlic clove, and sugar in a blender and pulse to a coarse paste.
Set aside.
Stir fry the onions and Aubergines until golden brown.
Add curry powder, salt and pepper, mix well. Add the cilantro leaves paste and stir well, cook for ½ a minute and add the coconut milk.
Bring to a boil.
Lower the heat to a slow simmer and add the basil and the Moringa Propagation Powder.
Stir and simmer for another 10 minutes.
Serve accompanied by rice.

Note: Tofu, carrots, peas, or any other vegetable and/or legumes can be added to this recipe right from the start with the onions and aubergine’s.

Enjoy!

Ekoori (Indian Scrambled Eggs)
Ingredients:

1 onion, small, peeled and minced.
1 half inch piece of fresh ginger root, peeled and grated or minced.
1 tablespoon cilantro, fresh, minced.
1/2 teaspoon turmeric.
1/2 teaspoon cumin, ground.
1 tomato, small, peeled, chopped.
6 eggs.
1 salt.
1 pepper, black.
½ tablespoon Moringa Powder


Preparation:

Stir fry the onion to a light golden brown color.
Add the ginger, fresh cilantro, turmeric, cumin and tomato stirring occasionally, until the tomato is soft (about 3-4 minutes).
Mean time, crack the eggs into a bowl and lightly beat them.
Add the beaten eggs, salt and pepper and stir the eggs occasionally so that they form soft curds. Cook to desired consistency and serve hot with bread.
Sprinkle Moringa powder on top.

Enjoy!

Baked Goods and desserts

Nut Bread with Raisins
Ingredients:

500gr. Bread flour.
15gr. Salt.
15gr. White sugar.
15gr. Instant dry yeast.
5gr. Moringa Propagation Powder.
375 ml. Water.
75gr. Black Raisins.
75 Nuts.


Preparation:

Place the bread flour, salt, white sugar, instant dry yeast and Moringa Propagation Powder into a mixer fitted with the hook attachment.
Start the mixer on medium speed and add water (the water should be room temperature in the summer time and slightly warm in winter).
Allow it to mix for about 3-4 minutes or until the dough seems to be almost incorporated.
Add the nuts and raisins and mix for an additional 4-5 minutes or until the dough comes from the sides of the mixing bowl without sticking to it.
Stop the mixer and cover the dough with a damp towel and place inside a plastic bag closed loosely.
Place the bowl in a warm place and allow it to rise for an hour.
Punch the dough down and shape it or divide it into desired shape.
Place directly on baking sheet and allow it to raise a second time under a plastic cover and in a warm place for 30 minutes.
Mean time, preheat the oven to 200 C.
Once the second rise is complete, brush the surface of the bread with a little water or milk and sprinkle it with flour on top.
Bake the bread for 45 minutes approximately.
Place the baked bread on cooling racks until it cools down completely.

Enjoy!

Green Macadamia / White Chocolate Biscuits
Ingredients:

180gr. Unsalted butter.
40gr sugar.
1 egg.
1 ½ C. All Purpose Flour.
1 Tbls. Moringa Propagation Powder.
½ C. Macadamia Nuts.
½ C. White Chocolate morsels or chunks


Preparation:

Cream the sugar and the butter until light and fluffy.
In three additions, add the egg to the butter and sugar mix.
Mix the Moringa Propagation Powder with the flour and mix into the butter mix by hand or in a mixer fitted with the paddle attachment until the dough comes together.
Fold in the nuts and the white chocolate until the dough forms a big homogeneous ball.
Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes and up to 8 hours.
Preheat the oven to 175 C.
Shape the dough into 3 cm balls and place on prepared cookie baking sheets.
Bake for approximately 12-15 minutes (the cookies will be soft).
Place the cookie sheets on cooling racks and wait for your biscuits to cool.

Enjoy!

Moringa Chocolate spread
Ingredients:

Chocolate (prefer Nutella)

Moringa Powder


Add about 2 teaspoons of the Moringa Powder to ½ a cup of your favorite chocolate spread and make it a nutritious combo for your kids with a delicious nutty taste

Enjoy!