Priya Anavarathan and Deepshikha Ganjoo

Recipe Creators | Masala Paleo

Masala Paleo is the brainchild of Priya Anavarathan and Deepshikha Ganjoo, also known as Pri and Dee! We met virtually through a health and fitness community on Facebook and now we both are part of the amazing team that leads and runs the group. Spreading the love for fitness and nutrition to women in our community is a passion we feel very strongly about. We both ended up trying the Whole30 in our journey to heal our bodies through food. One suffering from PCOS while the other with an autoimmune disease called Hashimotos, we started being our own advocates and exploring how certain foods were affecting our bodies. The Whole 30 was an eye opening experience for us, and made us realize that eliminating certain foods from our diet helped us heal in ways that actual medicines couldn’t. Now we both are strong advocates of this food philosophy. Indian food is our soul food, so we have experimented and learnt how to make our soul food Whole 30 compatible. Through our food freedom, we also focus on gluten free Indian Food. During our Whole30, we realized there were very few resources out there for Whole30 India and Gluten Free food, so we decided to share what we learnt out through a lot of experimentation with you all. With Dee being from the very north of India and Pri being from the very south, we cover Indian recipes from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and everything in between. If you thought Whole30 Indian recipes were limited to just chicken tikka masala, you are in for a treat !
Plant-Based Whole30 Tofu Tikka Masala

Tofu Tikka Masala

Tofu Tikka Masala is a plant-based version of the very popular Indian tikka masala dish. A lip-smacking and rich dish, this recipe tastes as delicious as a traditional tikka masala. The taste and flavors of this dish will transport you to your favorite Indian restaurant. While the traditional recipe calls...A lip-smacking and rich dish, this Plant-Based Whole30 Tofu Tikka Masala is just as delicious as traditional tikka masala.
Moong Sprouts and Mango Salad

Moong Sprouts and Mango Salad

This Moong Sprouts and Mango Salad is a delicious dish that is easy to make. You don’t have to work hard to build the flavors — the veggies and fruits do the job for you. It’s summer in a bowl, bursting with freshness and vibrant colors. The salad is dressed...Dressed in a simple mixture of lemon juice and salt, this Moong Sprouts and Mango Salad is bursting with dreamy flavor and vibrant color.
One-Pot Plant-Based Whole30 Khichdi

One-Pot Khichdi

Khichdi is a popular dish in Indian cuisine traditionally made by cooking rice and lentils together. In this Plant-based Whole30 One-Pot Khichdi, we replaced rice with cauliflower rice and added a lot of veggies to bump up the nutrition and fiber content. This one-pot meal is easy to prepare and...This One-Pot Khichdi is a comforting and easy-to-prepare Plant-Based Whole30 meal, packed with veggies, fiber, and nourishing Indian spices!
Whole30 Indian Black Pepper Chicken Bowl Blog Hero

Indian Black Pepper Chicken Bowl

Today we are sharing with you our Black pepper chicken bowl recipe, an everyday Indian chicken recipe that comes together with a few ingredients from your pantry. Enjoy it for a simple weekday meal, or take it to an outdoor potluck or picnic this summer. It has intense flavors despite...This Indian Black Pepper Chicken Bowl comes together with a few ingredients from your pantry. Perfect for potlucks or a simple weekday meal!
Whole30 Samosa Bites - Two Ways

Whole30 Samosa Bites, 3 Ways

By Pri and Dee of Masala Paleo Diwali’s essence lies in the Sanskrit shloka, ‘Tamaso ma jyotirgamaya’ which means “Lead me from darkness to light.” Twinkling lights, delicious food, festive clothes, decked-up homes, and most importantly, getting together with your loved ones is what Diwali is all about. The spread...Three delicious Whole30 Samosa recipes (plus a homemade Plum Chutney Sauce) to kickstart your Diwali celebrations!

Whole30 Recipe Roundup: Strategies and Recipes for a Whole30 Diwali

Are you attending a Diwali celebration while completing a Whole30? These strategies from Whole30 Certified Coach and clinical psychologist Dr. Vickie Bhatia, as well as recipes from Dr. Bhatia and others in our Whole30 community, will help you enjoy the celebration to the fullest while sticking to your Whole30 commitment.Doing a Whole30 during Diwali? These tasty Whole30 recipes will allow you to enjoy the celebration while keeping your commitment.
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