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5 October, 2017

Watli Dal|Watali Dal|Vatli Dal

Watli Dal|Watali Dal|Vatli Dal
Comments : 12 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Chana daal, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, legumes, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Protein Rich Food, Salad, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Watli Dal a snack made from soaked Chana dal. The soaked dal is ground with green chilli before it is cooked.  Watli dal tastes best warm with chilled panha. Chana dal is used to make Ambe dal too but then Ambe dal is not cooked and uses raw mango. Here is the recipe for Ambe
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2 October, 2017

#26 Protein Rich Dishes a Roundup

#26 Protein Rich Dishes a Roundup
Comments : 5 Posted in : legumes, Lists, Protein Rich Dishes, Protein Rich Food, Round up on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Protein Rich Food this is what I have become very conscious of lately. Being Vegetarians I kept feeling that our Protein intake was not enough. My family cannot take the dal chawal, roti sabzi route and kept feeling the need to innovate dishes. Food has to be different and has to be visually appealing too. These 26 dishes
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19 September, 2017

Sukhi Moong Dal Recipe|Tasty Stir Fried Moong Dal

Sukhi Moong Dal Recipe|Tasty Stir Fried Moong Dal
Comments : 13 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Daal or Lentils, Dals or Daal, Diabetics Friendly Foods, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, legumes, Meal, Moong Daal-Yellow Lentils, Quick Meals, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Sukhi Moong Dal Recipe is tasty stir-fry that tastes great with Chapati or paratha. Simple to make a Stir Fried Moong Dal fills the need for a side dish when you have run out of vegetables and the added bonus is it is Protein Rich. Being vegetarians at home our chief source of protein is dal
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16 September, 2017

Seodha from Awadhi Cuisine

Seodha from Awadhi Cuisine
Comments : 15 Posted in : Awadhi Cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Curry, Festive Cooking, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, legumes, Mughlai, Ocassions, Protein Rich Food, Shallow Fried, Steamed on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Seodha from Awadhi cuisine is something that I read on Huffington post and loved it. Using arbi or colocasia leaves with urid dal or split black lentil Seodha fits perfectly in the current Blogging Marathon theme Protein rich diet. Awadhi cuisine is from around Lucknow and is influenced by Mughal and Bhojpuri cuisine.  The cooking
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14 September, 2017

Goan Feijoada Alsande and Soya Chunks (Vegetarian)

Goan Feijoada Alsande and Soya Chunks (Vegetarian)
Comments : 19 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Goan, Gravy, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, legumes, Portuguese Cuisine, Protein Rich Food, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Feijoada is a stew, basically of Portuguese origin with beef, pork and beans.  But I made this delicious Goan Feijoada with alsande or cow chick peas and soya chunks. This takes care of your protein needs and fills you up to. Serve with some Goan bread or steamed rice and you can doze off for
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11 September, 2017

Lauki aur Chana Dal Recipe|Bottle Gourd and Split Bengal Gram Recipe

Lauki aur Chana Dal Recipe|Bottle Gourd and Split Bengal Gram Recipe
Comments : 15 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Cook Book Series, Curry, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Gravy, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, legumes, Protein Rich Food, Punjabi Cuisine, Sanjeev Kapoor, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Lauki and Chana dal vegetable i.e Bottle gourd (opo squash) and Split Bengal Gram is a delicious tasting curry that is not too spicy.  This curry is made without onions and garlic, the spices used too is mild. You can use tomatoes too to make this bottle gourd and split Bengal gram vegetable but I
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2 September, 2017

Red Lentil Salad

Red Lentil Salad
Comments : 18 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Kid Friendly, legumes, Lowfat, Protein Rich Food, Salad, Salad, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Red lentils salad is something that I have tried just twice and I am hooked. Tasty and yet simple to make, use ingredients in your pantry and get a protein packed a healthy vegetarian salad. Eat lentils as, lentils help in lowering cholesterol and hence you will end up with a healthier heart. Since lentils have
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26 September, 2016

Simple Chawali chi Pale Bhaji or Stir fry with Cowpea Leaves

Simple Chawali chi  Pale Bhaji or Stir fry with Cowpea Leaves
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Accompaniments, Alsande/Chavali/Chawali, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Leafy Vegetable, Leafy Vegetables, legumes, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Quick Meals, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Stir Fry, Stir-Fry or Dry Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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My sister in law keeps telling me she made “chavli chi bhaji dal ghalun” which is a  delicious leafy vegetable of cowpeas made with dal. Yes, it’s the vegetarian way of increasing the protein content in all possible ways. She has started this since she has settled in Pune. For ages now, I have been mystified
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11 January, 2015

Baked Kabuli Chana Biryani

Baked Kabuli Chana Biryani
Comments : 19 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Baked, Blogging Marathon, Chick Peas/Kabuli Chana, legumes, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses on by : admin
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Kabuli Chana Biryani Kabuli Chana Biryani is one healthy way to eat protein. It’s delicious and the chickpeas lend a delicious flavour to the rice. Cooked in the oven, in the end, its flavours are amazing. Do try it out.  Hubby dear went to Pune and brought some readymade masalas. One of them was a Biryani
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4 October, 2014

Rajma/Kidney Beans Gravy

Rajma/Kidney Beans Gravy
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Cooking from Cookbook Challenge, Curry, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Gravy, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, legumes, North Indian Cuisine, Protein Rich Food, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : admin
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Rajma North Indian cuisine brings back nostalgic memories of Delhi. This blogging marathon for the next 3 days my memories of Delhi and Amma cooking. Rajma Serves: 10 Futura Pressure cooker time: 20 minutes Recipe Source: Futura Cookbook Ingredients: 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste ½ cup vegetable oil 3 red Kashmiri chillies, dry and whole 2 large
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