Black chickpeas curry or kala chana is a variant of garbanzo beans which is indigenous to south Asian countries. Popularly known as Bengal gram, chole, Egyptian pea or desi (native) chana. With higher fibre content and lower glycemic index, it is very popular in curries, stews and salads.
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Split pea dal or matar dal is one of the most popular lentils in Indian cooking. Belonging to the family of Pisum sativum also known as peas, the dried peas are hulled and split to get the matar dal. This is a very traditional Bengali dal recipe which requires absolutely basic ingredients and just a couple of minutes of time. This can be served with parboiled rice and a vegetable side dish, often comprising of season’s fresh like cauliflower curry (aloo phoolkopir dalna) in winters or say, bottle gourd in the summers.
Dal recipes play a very important role in Indian cuisine. If you take a close look at a typical Indian meal, you would inevitably find a lentil-based dal recipe which diligently fulfils its role of protein-provider to the majority of the population of this country. This Bengali recipe for arhar dal is the simplest in terms of ingredients and can be quickly made.
Looking for easy mushroom recipe for dinner? Try this Sauteed Mushrooms in Herb Butter Sauce Mushroom recipe is simple, quick to stir and highly nutritious. This sauteed mushroom is a perfect side dish to meat based dishes like grilled chicken. Tossed in rosemary infused butter, it is extremely delicious and I bet you won’t stop […]
Tropical Garden Salad With Passion Fruit Hot Dressing Sometime ago, I was fortunate to collaborate with a gourmet food brand which happened to have launched an amazing range of Spices & Sauces in India. The moment I saw those Hot Sauce Dressings in the hamper, I knew I had to make some Garden Salad recipes […]
Since winter is just around the corner, its time to get our hearty and easy soup recipes sorted! This mix vegetable soup recipe is a perfect way to cozy up with a big bowl of little bit of spice and everything nice. This is my version of pressure cooker mix veg soup that uses bits […]