Category Archives: Lentils

SPICY DAAL (LENTILS)

Daal or lentils are a staple food for many vegetarians being a great source of protein plus a somewhat comfort food. It is also a side dish. I like to make daal as its easy, and I always have left … Continue reading

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OKRA AND POTATOES SINDHI STYLE WITH KHICHRI

Okras are a great source of vitamins and fibre and such a versatile vegetable. We Sindhis tend to make this in many different ways. Deep fried , or smothered in green chutney, filled with spices and then sauteed etc etc. … Continue reading

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HEALTHY VEGETARIAN MOUSAKKA

Today i bring you a healthy recipe sent to me by Ravneet Arora. This vegetarian mousakka is delicous and easy to make. Boiled brown lentils replace the minced meat in a regular mousakka. You can even use cooked soya mince … Continue reading

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NITUS SPECIAL SPICY LENTILS

Lentils form a great part of the daily diet in the average indian household. A great source of protein for the vegetarians and vegans. We are soo fortunate to have so many types of lentils available in our country India. … Continue reading

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SPINACH SINDHI STYLE (SAAI BHAAJI)

Think sindhi cuisine and what comes to your mind? Most of you will say “saai bhaaji”. For those of you who arent familiar with sindhi food, its from Sindh, which is a province in Pakistan. I will not go to … Continue reading

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SPICED SPROUTED BEAN SALAD

Sprouts are very healthy and low in calories too. I was very thrilled i managed to sprout beans on my own at home without using any fancy equipment. All you need is a thin muslin or cotton cloth, the beans … Continue reading

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RAJWADI DAHI WADA

This lovely dahi wada recipe which fits to be for “royalty” has been sent to me by Raj Kartik and so i have named it “rajwadi” dahi vada. This dahi wada recipe is nice for special ocasions as it has … Continue reading

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PANJABI STYLE CHICKPEAS (CHOLA MASALA)

On this day of Baisakhi i bring you this typical punjabi recipe from the land of Punjab. Actually i got this recipe from a dear friend of mine Shobha Keshwani`s blog.  I took a look at it and wanted to … Continue reading

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BAKED URAD DAAL VADAS (MEDHU VADA)

Why miss out on your favourite snack just because its deep fried? Now…you can enjoy your “medhu vadas” if you are on an oil free diet or need to take care of your heart. I tried this recipe and it … Continue reading

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HEALTHY OILFREE BROWN CHICKPEA SALAD (KAALA CHANNA)

This recipe and pic has been sent to me by my friend Sheena Shahani who loves to eat healthy. She made this nutritious salad inspired by the famous “chaat” which is served on the streets of Mumbai (chaat is actually … Continue reading

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