An all-in-one satiating delicacy made with ingredients from 4 food groups cereals (rice), pulses (chick peas), vegetables and oil. All it needs is a calcium rich bowl of low fat curds to make a complete meal.
Rajma (Red kidney bean) a excellent source of iron..they r very rich in proteins…i tried it out as parathas with tomatoes blended with ginger, green chilly, this parathas tastes awesome… they r known as Rajma in hindi n punjabi, karamani payir in tamil..
Rajma tomato paratha/ Karamani payir thakkali Paratha/SPicy tomato n Red kidney beans paratha
Dal Makhani is a rich dish with full of proteins. But, first time i tasted this in Indian airlines. It was really good. I was trying to make this recipe and finally came out well . This gravy is full of proteins. Black Urad dhal is used in this recipe, that gives a Different taste and adds speciality to this Dish. Hope u will enjoy this Dish.
Fresh chick peas-1 cup
tamarind extract from 1 nellikai alavu puli-1 cup
sambar onion-1/2 cup
grated jaggery-1 tablespoon
kuzhambu milagai podi
cook the fresh chick peas separately in water
drain the water and take only the cooked pea
sputter the vadagam in oil and add karuvepilai,garlic & chopped onoin.Fry it well.
Add kuzhambu milagai podi and fry it
Add tamarind extract and boil it with salt.
This is a traditional dish of my native……With the chick peas we can add a vegetable namely brinjal, pumpkin or chow-chow…etc…any one vegetable will do.I have used brinjal with chickpeas….it is a very tangy recipe….. here we go.
Punjabi chhole masala is very popular north indian masala . I had it in once in a punjabi dhaba in chennai. Liked to try it out my self. So found out this authentic punjabi recipe from a book and tried out got a real authentic taste out of it. try it out u will feel the difference.
A rare dish in North India as Mochai is usually used in South…..
Chennai vasi all know about kaiyendhi bhavan sundal all time favourite mulagai fry , egg bajji ..this is the same sundal i used to prepare at home side dish for this is egg bajji and masala vadai.
This sundal is prepared with pattani parrupu(yellow peas)…and it is masala sundal .mostly served in saucer plate. give a try….saptutu sollunga
kadala curry , also know as chickpea / chana curry is an kerala dish that goes well with puttu.
Everyone has their own version of making this dish ,but here is my version of this popular dish which i learned from one of my kerala friend , while i was in college.