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Canadian pulse farmers dealt blow as India rejects exemption for pest treatment

India has rejected a long-standing exemption on pest treatment for peas and lentils in a blow to Canada’s top export market for the crops.

Federal Agriculture Minister spokesman Guy Gallant confirmed the Indian government has not granted another six-month exemption that would have crops fumigated on arrival, rather than before export, as has been allowed for more than a decade. 384 more words


Red kidney beans break out

As the International Year of Pulses draws slowly to its close, pause to marvel at the humble kidney bean.

Red kidney beans contain more antioxidants than glamorous blueberries or pomegranate juice. 16 more words

What can a butter bean mean?

I bought a can of butter beans tonight.

I am vegetarian and I need to eat pulses, but I like them too. Lentils in curry. Kidney beans in a vegetarian mince. 211 more words



Green Pea Kachori

This recipe is actually quite easy to make, and nice for special occasions or a cold winter’s day.  The measurements are not very exact, but it does not matter much. 369 more words


Bean Ball Bowl

This bean ball bowl is just great because it’s quick, easy and delicious. It’s bowl food at its best.  I took some shortcuts so I could whip it up as quickly as possible, firstly I used canned beans and secondly ready prepared rice, but of course I could have made them from fresh as both of these ingredients keep well if you want to freeze them or batch cook them at the beginning of the week and keep them in the fridge. 319 more words


Cooking pulses

This is the short version, for more details about how and why to eat pulses see the full cooking tips post.

Pulses include all lentils, beans and peas. 363 more words

Cooking For Groups

Pulse with Pulses (aka Dal)

My new found love for Indian Pulses aka Dals is driving me crazy and i am only thinking of how to use,cook  this ingredient differently.I am not going to fill this post with the benefits of consuming more pulses but would like to definitely suggest that if you are on the mission of losing some weight, want to stay more healthy and consume more plant based proteins than you might want to pay attention. 274 more words