by Pallavi Purani

Ingredient: moong dal

Red Rice Poha Appe

Red Rice Poha Appe

Red rice poha is my new discovery and with the initial inhibitions of it not being as soft as the regular one, I am happy to be surprised with the recipe. This is a wholesome and healthy recipe that has lots of lentils, vegetables and red rice poha.

Kobi-Gajar-Jowar na Muthia

Kobi-Gajar-Jowar na Muthia

Muthias come is a lot of forms, deep fried, steamed, steamed or steamed and stir fried. They are a power house of whole grains, vegetables and are sturdy health wise. I have found a super simple way to make a keep muthia’s base ready to use. Once it is available, it takes almost 10 minutes to assemble dinner/snack. I used Moong dal, tuver dal, cracked wheat and chana dal as the base. To this I keep adding flours like jowar, bajra, ragi etc to make the muthias. Keep the lentils and kansaar mix as a ready to use. I always…

Moong Dal with lauki

Moong Dal with lauki

Moong Dal makes very common appearance at our home. I always look forward to making different version for husband’s tiffin. The split whole green gram/split green moong dal here is cooked with lauki/bottle gourd and tempered lightly with green chillies and tomato.

Moong Dal halwa

Moong Dal halwa

So Ganesh ji and I have always been friend’s of some sort. I have high respect for him and he makes sure I stay in line. Last year I made some Nariyal laddos so this year I wanted to serve the Lord something that

Paasi Paruppu Payasam

Paasi Paruppu Payasam

After a break I am back to SNC and made this lovely moong dal payasam. The pati has been travelling alot and something new for his sweet tooth shall be a welcome change. 🙂

Spinach Corn and Lentils Pancakes/Cheela

Spinach Corn and Lentils Pancakes/Cheela

I was so scared to try the cheela but thinks to the awesome motivation by Monika and Swati I decided to dive in.

Sprouts Salad

Sprouts Salad

My Imagination is running far and beyond these days. I am happy about it but it makes me wonder about so many things that we ignore/hate for no reason. There was a time when I could not chew a raw sprout. YUCK was the first thought. Then I came across this simple fix to help me munch the very essent

Vayda/Sprouts Gujju style

Vayda/Sprouts Gujju style

One of the things that my fridge always has is a bag or two of sprouts. The pati loves them. And trust me the gujju way of making it takes hardly 5 min.

Fada Ni Khichdi- Microwave Method

Fada Ni Khichdi- Microwave Method

I made this khichdi with broken wheat and moong dal sprouts [Magh ni dal]. It is very scrumptious and easy to make.

Dal Saag

Dal Saag

Oh this heart warming dish comes from my Bua’s house. Lots of greens, radish and lentils. It is a prefect dish to be eaten bowl-fuls by itself or with rice or chapati. 🙂