• If you have travelled in Kullu, Manali and Shimla regions, you would have never missed this dish. Siddu Himachali as the name suggests is the favourite and popular breakfast of Pahadi (Hilly) region l...

  • Though Dosa is a favourite dish all over India, it generally involves prior planning such as soaking, grinding and fermenting. However, here is a healthier and tasty instant dosa made from Jowar flour...

  • Dear Friends We are passing through a very strange phase in our lives. A miniscule virus called COVID 19 has sent our lives spinning. It has made us realise the need to stay safe and healthy. There ha...

  • Whole pulses & legumes form an integral part of many healthy eating patterns, including vegetarian and vegan diets. Along with being a highly nutritious food, legumes can play an important role in...

  • Lentils are a staple in India. Every household in India, be it rural or urban, uses lentils almost every day in their cooking. Different varieties of Dal, Sambhar, Rasam are the most common dish using...

  • Bhogichi Bhaji is a traditional Maharashtrian mix vegetable curry that marks the first of the three day celebration of Makar Sankranti. This uses seasonal bounty of many winter vegetables that are gif...

  • In North India, Garlic is known as lasoon / lehsun and spinach as palak. This lasooni palak is one that uses loads of garlic. As against traditional recipe that uses loads of ghee / oil, to fry the ga...

  • The combination of Rajma (Red Kidney bean) and Rice is top favourite of North Indians and Nepalis. In fact, Rajma Chawal is a staple food in Nepal. Rajma Tawa Pulao is a fusion of Rajma Chawal of the ...

  • Who does not love naan? It is the most favourite item that’s ordered when one goes to a restaurant to dine. The most familiar and readily available varieties of naan in Western countries are those fro...


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February 10th is celebrated as World Pulses Day. I am an avid fan of whole pulses / lentils. When I took a review of my posts so far, I realised I have as of today posted 22 recipes using whole pulses & legumes. I decided to compile all those recipes and make an eBook that you can download from my site.


Healthy Eating ?

Rama Ganapathy