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.
This Aloo Phulkopir Dalna (Bengali Cauliflower & Potato Curry) recipe is a perfect example of Bengali niramish ranna or Indian vegetarian cooking. It is vegan, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, nut-free and a complete plant-based Indian curry dish. Here, cauliflower florets are cooked with potato cubes in pantry basic Indian spices. If you are looking for easy cauliflower recipes for rice, then you are in luck!
Lentil or dal recipes are a nutrient powerhouse. Belonging to the legume family, humans have been harvesting and consuming lentils for thousands of years. It is an excellent plant-based source of nutrition, which is known to be a good source of protein, essential vitamins minerals and dietary fibres. In this post, I will share a collection of recipes for dal, which would help you utilize your dry pantry to turn it into delicious and healthy meals for you and your family.
This is a simple & easy recipe for Gingerbread cookies without molasses. You can bake them fresh, or you may freeze the dough for later as well. This Gingerbread cookies recipe is soft, mildly spicy, buttery and perfect for edible Christmas Gift ideas. In this post, I have also shared substitute for molasses, tips on […]
This Would Make Your Forget Any Other Chana Masala recipe We all love Chole Bhaturey or Chickpea Curry from the nearby street food joint. In North India, it is almost worshiped as the ‘King of all Breakfasts’! How about making this national comfort food of Chana Masala recipe at home? It is actually easier than […]