Masoor Dal Chutney | Orange Lentil Chutney

Masoor dal Chutney is a very aromatic chutney made with pink lentils, garlic and spices. It is a great accompaniment with idli or dosa. It was a lot of fun exploring some very new lentils for this weeks BM theme.

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Horse Gram Subzi | Horse Gram Lentil Subzi | Kollu Subzi

This delicious and very simple Horse Gram subzi is made with one of a very healthy lentil, that is highly underrated and less used.  This Horse gram lentil subzi was made as a accident in my kitchen. I was planning

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Jaisalmeri Chana | Black Chickpeas in Yogurt Gravy

Jaisalmeri Chana | Black Chickpeas in yogurt gravy is a  side dish that is very flavorful and made with simple ingredients. It is a delicacy from the state of Rajasthan in India. Jaisalmeri Chana, is such flavorful side dish for

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French Green Lentil Salad with Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

French Green Lentil Salad with Balsamic Vinegar dressing – A flavorful meal on its own! This week is super exciting as I got to work with three ingredients that were mailed to me by Varada; a fellow blogger who blogs

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Refried Bean Cakes

Appetizers can be time consuming when making for a crowd and I do not like standing in the kitchen for hours frying appetizers when I am expecting company. I always look for make-ahead appetizers or even better cold appetizers that

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Middle Eastern Chick Peas Soup – Vegan Middle Eastern Garbanzo Beans Soup

My family loves Lentil Soup. So thinking on the same lines, I wanted to make something different and that is how I landed on this Chick peas soup. The flavors are very simple and can be made in less than

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Hara Cholia Paneer Subzi – Fresh Garbanzo Beans and Paneer Subzi – Haryana Special Green Chana Subzi

Blogging marathon gives an amazing opportunity to cook with ingredients that I have never used before. The recipe I made today is something very new to me and I have never tasted it before. I have peeled a lot of

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Mercimek Koftesi – Turkish Red Lentil and Bulgur Kofte – Vegan Kofte

This recipe totally took me by surprise as it was so simple to make and absolutely delicious. When the name of the recipe says kofte, you would assume that it is a deep fried recipe. I did exactly the same

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3 Ingredients Bean Dip – Refried Beans Dip

I love entertaining and most of the times I struggle with choosing what to make for appetizer/starter. I don’t want to always make fried appetizers and sometimes prefer more engaging starters. This 3 ingredients bean dip is perfect for such

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V for Vazhaipoo Vadai – Banana Flower Masala Vadai – Lentil Fritters with Banana Flower

Making vazhaipoo vadai has been my long time wish and finally this mega marathon gave me a chance to make it. Living in US, we don’t get many opportunities as in India to cook with this vegetable. Whenever I get

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