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  Healthy and protein rich Mung bean curry made in the Instant Pot… I had been terribly down with my sinusitis for the past few weeks. Weather and temperature changes trigger my sinus and makes me feel really sick. I have to deal with brain fog and it’s the worst feeling ever. When I get the sinus attack, I lose interest in literally everything. Steam...

  Instant Pot PIP cooking, making 2 healthy dishes with the same cooking time simultaneously. This time, I made swiss chard mung bean and brown rice together. Mung bean and brown rice have the same cooking time- 20 minutes of pressure cooking. It turned out well and my lunch was done effortlessly. Cooking Video   Instant Pot PIP- Swiss Chard Mung Bean and Brown...

Cauliflower Dal or Cauliflower and lentil cooked together to make a nutritious curry… The other day when I had made broccoli parathas, I wanted some kind of gravy to go with it. I combined cauliflower and moong dal and made a nutritious and healthy curry. This curry can be served along with rice or rotis. Cauliflower and Lentil Curry   Print Prep...

Hearty and healthy Mung bean and chicken soup topped with Shrimp… Chicken Mung Bean Soup   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 35 mins Total time 40 mins   Author: Thasneen Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: Indian Serves: 5 People Ingredients Mung bean- 2 cups Water- 4 cups For making Soup Oil- 2 tbsp Onion, chopped- 1 Chicken breast,...

Mung bean and cabbage kadhi or mung bean and cabbage in gram flour-yogurt sauce, a healthy and tasty North Indian dish… One of my favorite Rajasthani dishes is Kadhi, in which the gravy is made by combining gram flour and yogurt. To the cooked gravy, veggie fritters or beans or mixed vegetables can be added. I had once tried veggie fritters kadhi and loved...

Green Dosa or Mung dal (green gram) crepes… A very healthy crepes or a variation to urad dal dosa. The batter is made with Mung dal and rice, while in Dosa urad dal is used instead of mung dal. For making this dosa, you don’t have to wait for the batter to ferment, grind the batter and make the crepes right away. This dosa is quite popular in Andhra pradesh,...

Kale, Mung bean and coconut: light and protein rich vegetarian delicacy… I’ve been into North Indian cooking lately, there are a lot to explore and taste. If I make Indian food at home it’s mostly South Indian dishes, at times I do make a few North Indian dishes too. I do have a good understanding about most of the South Indian dishes so I thought...

Crispy crunchy kachoris… Last weekend, I had watched a few episodes of Masterchef India, I’m awed by the creativity and talent of the contestants. In some episodes I’ve seen some of the contestants making kachori. By looking at it I got an idea that it was more like stuffed poori. Kachori is a North Indian snack which is popular in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra etc....

One of the popular Kerala breakfasts… Rekindling old memories! Puttu or steamed wet rice flour, payar or mung bean stir fry and pappadam or lentil wafers: the sight of these dishes together in a plate itself will make any Keralites drool. This has been a breakfast delicacy of Kerala for so many centuries and is still devoured by many with so much greed. Puttu...

500th blog post !!! A traditional Kerala snack… Winter is officially here, today we had the first snow showers of this winter. It snowed, rained in between, Sun played peekaboo, it was a fun Friday. Here is my 500th blog post, wow! When I’d first started blogging, I never thought that I would write 500 articles. Well, now it’s happening. I can only...