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  • Spiced Lentil Rice ~ Khichdi

    Spiced Lentil Rice ~ Khichdi

    Happy New Year, everyone! I hope that everyone had a beautiful holiday season as well. I’ve always found that the end of the year goes by unbelievably quickly. It starts with the fun and…

    January 4, 2017
  • 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
  • Hyacinth Bean and Cilantro Pilaf ~ Papdi Lilva nu Pulao

    Hyacinth Bean and Cilantro Pilaf ~ Papdi Lilva nu Pulao

    If you’ve been following along with this blog for a while, you’ll notice that almost every single Indian recipe I have on this site has, as a final instruction, to garnish the dish with cilantro.…

    September 28, 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
  • 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
  • Indian Quick Pickled Shallots

    Indian Quick Pickled Shallots

    One of my favorite condiments for Indian dishes is fresh squeezed lime juice. Something about the bright acidity mixed with garlic and spice completely elevates the flavors! That interplay is only made better by…

    September 12, 2015
  • 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
  • Saffron Sweetened Cream of Wheat ~ Shiro

      Happy Diwali to all!  Diwali is a time of great celebration and joy in India–it is the festival of lights.  I have fond memories of visits to India during Diwali.  Our normally quiet…

    October 25, 2011