Legumes/Pulses Archive


Call it the Bengali khichuri or the Hindi khichri (pronounced as khichree), it equals to the humble Indian one-pot meal and comfort food, which is a preparation made with rice and lentils cooked together, with other optional ingredients such as vegetables, chicken, mutton or even seafood. There are many ways to prepare ...Read More

Panchratan Dal (An Indian Dal With Five Kinds of Lentils)

Dal is an Indian stew made with lentils and Panchratan Dal is a combination of five different lentils. When a baby starts eating solids, an Indian mother will most likely give him mung dal, as lentils are extremely nutritious. It is rich in proteins and thus, an essential component in a balanced ...Read More

Easy Ginseng Breakfast Congee

Easy ginseng breakfast congee Cosmopolitan Currymania is so humbled to receive samples of Ontario Ginseng from the Ontario Ginseng Growers Association (OGGA), Canada, which works collaboratively with the Canadian Government partners including Canada Brand and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC). This Ontario ginseng is the original North American ginseng having a unique ...Read More

Rajma (Kidney Beans in Gravy)

[My post on “Authentic Indian Chutneys” has been translated and shared in Serbian by Belogrlik Dubravka, on the Croatian blog teslio. Thank you, Belogrlik, for featuring this Indian heirloom recipe for your series Foodgazama.] Versatile Kidney Beans: A Vegan’s Meat! Rajma (kidney beans in gravy) Are you on a lookout for the ...Read More