Category Archives: Dals & Legumes

Mini Katori Chaat

Finger foods ~ Mini Katori Chaat Who said a chip has to be eaten with a dip such as salsa or guacamole? Today, I came up with my version of eating a tortilla chip the Indian way. If you are … Continue reading

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Lauki Channa Dal

Exotic Squash ~ Lauki Lauki and Channa dal Lauki or Doodhi is also known as bottle gourd. These gourds contain some amounts of Vitamins C and B complex and also a few protein varieties. They contain a lot of water … Continue reading

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Aloo Tikki

Aloo Tikki for SnackShots, The Potato & The Potato Fe(a)st Aloo Tikki or Potato Cutlets is one of the most popular snack dishes in India. Aloo Tikki comes under a collective group of snack items called ‘Chaat’ . In India, … Continue reading

Posted in Aloo (Potato), Chole (Chickpeas), Dals & Legumes, Mutter (Peas), Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , | 48 Comments

Hara Channa Pulao

My family’s favorite Pulao ~ Hara Channa (Green Chickpeas) Pulao Fresh Hara Channa (Green Chickpeas) in it’s pod Pulav or Pulao or Pilaf is usually a medley of vegetables or just a few, cooked with rice and spices. The variety … Continue reading

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Rigatoni with legume and vegetable soup

Humble, Satisfying & Wholesome ~ Rigatoni with legume and vegetable soup Soups are always comforting and soothing. It could be had as part of a meal or a whole meal by itself depending on it’s ingredients. I was in a … Continue reading

Posted in Aloo (Potato), Beetroot, Broccoli, Carrots, Chole (Chickpeas), Dals & Legumes, Mushroom, Pasta, Rigatoni, Shallots, Spring Onion(Scallion), Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Khichdi

Comfort Food ~ Khichdi When I think of comfort food, nothing but Khichdi that comes to my mind. Growing up my Mom would make khichdi in a variety of ways including mung dal, toor dal, masoor dal and more. This … Continue reading

Posted in Bell Pepper(Capsicum), Brown Rice, Carrots, Corn, Dals & Legumes, Mutter (Peas), Rice & Products, Swiss Chard, Toor Dal (Tuvar), Vegetables | Tagged | 12 Comments

Dal Batti

It’s New Year and I wanted to start with a recipe that was so special to my family’s origin and none other than Dal Batti that came to my mind. Dal Batti is a wholesome Rajasthani meal. Dal, or lentil … Continue reading

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