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  • Spiced Red Chickpeas with Jaggery ~ Lal Chana

    Spiced Red Chickpeas with Jaggery ~ Lal Chana

    When most people think of chickpeas, they think of the creamy beige beans with slippery, thin skins. These chickpeas are famous for being the foundation for hummus and for being the main ingredient in chana…

    October 24, 2016
  • Spinach and Dill Lentil Stew ~ Shahi Bhaji

    Spinach and Dill Lentil Stew ~ Shahi Bhaji

    My grandfather was a prolific gardener. When he lived with us, he had a garden with many Indian vegetables and herbs that he carefully tended over. I helped him pick weeds, but was honestly…

    June 22, 2016
  • Chai Spiced Granola

    Chai Spiced Granola

    I avoided making granola for years. I read countless recipes on blogs that extolled the virtues of homemade granola, but for some unknown reason, I just didn’t do it. I kept stubbornly buying granola…

    June 1, 2016
  • Ginger Jaggery Black-Eyed Peas ~ Safed Chora

    Ginger Jaggery Black-Eyed Peas ~ Safed Chora

    In Gujarat, the state that my family is from in India, we eat a lot of legumes. They are a staple food and show up at meals throughout the seasons as they store very well.…

    May 11, 2016
  • Thepla ~ Spicy Fenugreek Flatbread

    Sarla Aunty’s Thepla ~ Spicy Fenugreek Flatbread

    When my parents moved to the United States, they left behind almost their entire family. Most of their siblings, cousins, friends, and loved ones remained in India. For both of them, family was an integral…

    March 31, 2016
  • Garam Masala Split Chickpeas ~ Chana ni Dal

    Garam Masala Split Chickpeas ~ Chana ni Dal

    Happy New Year! Do you make resolutions for the new year? I rarely do, but this year my resolution is to put up more posts on the blog! Of course, a common resolution is…

    January 2, 2016
  • Adzuki Beans with Green Onion ~ Chora

    Adzuki Beans with Green Onion ~ Aandhan na Chora

    Gujarat, the state that my family is from in India, is known for its prolific use of legumes. We eat a wide variety of legumes in a multitude of different ways. They are included in…

    August 13, 2015