Rajma Chawal – Red Kidney Beans simmered in Tomato-onion sauce

Today’s simple meal recipe is Rajma-Chawal i.e. Red Kidney beans with white rice this is a comfort food, and easy to pull. The only prep required id soaking Kidney beans, but as I came in the morning I had enough time to soak the kidney beans and because of the heat of Jaipur, they were…

Khichdi – Rice Lentil Medley

The recipe below is simple yet filling and satisfying. With some families taking care of sick members this can help you to recover. As due to lots of medicines the digestive system starts to rebel. loss of appetite is very common. The one thing which Ayurveda suggests and all Indian Grandmothers vouches for loss of…

Daal Tadka

Dal tadka is a yellow dal cooked with onion, tomato, ginger, garlic and flavored with generous amount of tempered ghee and spices. Any Indian Meal is incomplete without this mouth watering preparation of daal. A standard Indian Thali comprises of Daal, Sabji (green vegetable), rice, yoghurt, pickle and chapatti.  This recipe of dal tadka is…

Dry Moong Lentils with Parantha

Long Long Time No See….. The tourist season has begun for India which means back to back Cooking Sessions along with kids schools and exams.. and what got left behind was my recipes.. But no worries.  I am catching up.  Sharing today a recipe that I did a few days back this complements the rainy…

Chana Daal Tadka – Bengal Gram lentils

 “Eating lentils is not only good for your body, but also healthy for the environment.  Farmers can replace the lost nitrogen of the soil by growing lentils in rotation.  Lentils take nitrogen from the environment and give it back to the soil, which will help the next crop to give a better yield.”  Chana Daal-…

Sprouted Chickpeas- Chana Chaat Delight

Sprouted Chana Chaat is a great way to start your day.  Sprouts are considered to be best for us as they are super foods, highly nutritive, and are one of the most balanced diets. But be cautious all beans and legumes cannot / should not be sprouted.  Some of the night shade family like Rajma (kidney…