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Dhokar Dalna

This is a delicious Bengali recipe, and great for serving to guests, as it is also very appealing to the eye.  The name, however, is somewhat un-translatable…  ‘Dhokar’, I have been told, means ‘to cheat’, and ‘dalna’ is a kind of liquid gravy.   551 more words


No sooner is the summer music festival season over than the flurry of food festivals begins. It’s harvest, the perfect time to get excited about all of our local fare and artisan producers, and to indulge too (you’ve got months before all those irritating people begin shouting about detoxes and beach bodies). 1,021 more words

Gatte- the Chickpea Flour 'Sausage'

This Rajastani recipe is a kind of vegetarian ‘sausage’ made from chickpea flour.  It is tasty and filling, and also great for new vegetarians.  The recipe given here is made with tomato sauce.   529 more words


Dal (#1)

I wanted to make tarka dal, but couldn’t be bothered to check the ingredients.  So I went ahead, ‘hoping that it would turn into tarka dal anyway—well it didn’t, but it still turned out yummy!  279 more words


IYP 2016: Lentils

Pulses are great substitutes for meat. And for people like me who really aren’t the biggest fans of meat, pulses go a long way; And this year happens to be the International Year of Pulses as was declared by the 68th UN General Assembly. 268 more words


A winning kharif season for Bharat

With only just over a week remaining of the usual June to September monsoon season, the first estimates of crop production for the year 2016-17 have brought welcome news to Bharat. 196 more words


Welcome the Urad Bean

Welcome the urad bean, one of the most recent additions to the metabolic balance® family of foods in the USA! Now there are two types of black lentils for people to enjoy, the tiny… 129 more words

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