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Masala Khichdi - Rice and Moong Dal Recipe by Manjula Masala Khichdi (Rice and Mo...

Masala Khichdi (Rice and Moong Dal)

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Masala Khichdi is a spicy variation of simple khichdi. This is healthy but ultimate comfort food. Khichdi is basically prepared with rice and lentils. Every hosehold has their own recipe for khichdi. At my home khichdi was made just with rice and moong dal. Adding a few vegetables with spicy tomato seasoning makes khichdi a complete meal. Usually khichdi is served with yogurt, pickle and papdam.

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Dal Paratha (Stuffed Indian Flat Bread) Dal Paratha (Stuffed Indian...

Dal Paratha (Stuffed Indian Flat Bread)

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Dal Paratha, or Bikanare Paratha, this is best described as Indian stuffed flatbread. This delicious bread is filled with cooked chana dal and a variety of spices. However, unlike other stuffed parathas these are rolled super thin. These parathas are a Rajasthani delicacy.

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Black Eyed Peas with Green Peas Recipe by Divya Pradhan Black Eyed Peas with Green ...

Black Eyed Peas with Green Peas

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Black Eyed Peas with Green Peas is a high fiber protein packed dish that can be served as a breakfast item or as a side dish.

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Mixed Bean Salad by Aaradhana Singh Mixed Bean Salad

Mixed Bean Salad

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Mixed Bean Salad is a simple, tasty, heart healthy, high protien and fiber, and low fat dish. You can choose beans and vegetables of your choice also.

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Mixed Dal (Lentils) Curry Recipe Mixed Dal (Mixed Lentils)

Mixed Dal (Mixed Lentils)

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This is a delicious and nutritional dish that accompanies many different meals. Mixing different lentils gives a more interesting flavor. Dal is a staple dish in most Indian meals. For most Indian vegetarians, dal is a frequent source of protein in their diet.

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Revati Madhan - Salad Recipe 02 Hot and Cold Bean Salad in ...

Hot and Cold Bean Salad in Lettuce Cups with Tomato Lime Dressing

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This Hot and Cold Bean Salad in Lettuce Cups with Tomato Lime Dressing recipe is full of color and bursting with flavors and textures. The best way to serve this salad is both hot and cold at the same time…. Confused!? Well, don’t be…. One ingredient is warm and the rest of them are cold. The best thing is that the cup in which it is served can also be eaten (so minimal washing after). That is a well deserved bonus for all the busy bees out there.

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Green Beans and Peas Green Beans and Peas

Green Beans and Peas

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Green beans and peas is healthy side dish with mild spices, which nicely compliments kadhi or any dal.

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Urad Dal Urad dal

Urad dal

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Urad dal has black skin, while the inside is creamy white. This white lentil is rich in protein and the iron content is good for improving hemoglobin count. Urad dal is great for vegan and low fat diets.

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Toor Dal Toor dal

Toor dal

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Toor dal has a mild, nutty flavor and is cooked as a routine Indian dish and served with bread & rice. Toor dal is highly nutritious, high in protein, and contains vitamin A and vitamin C.

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Rajma (kidney Beans) Rajma (kidney beans)

Rajma (kidney beans)

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Kidney beans are a good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber, as are most beans. Kidney beans also slow the rise in blood sugar after a meal, help memory, provide antioxidant effects, give you energy, and provide fat-free high quality protein.

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Moong Dal Moong Dal

Moong Dal

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Moong dal is rich in protein and used in a variety of traditional vegetable dishes. They have a nutty flavor and are easy to cook. Moong is relatively easy to digest.

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Masoor Dal Masoor dal (lentils)

Masoor dal (lentils)

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Lentils are dark brown to greenish brown in color, and a good source of iron and protein. Lentils also contain dietary fiber, vitamin B1, and minerals.

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Lohbia Lohbia / chawli

Lohbia / chawli

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Lohbia are black-eyed beans and also called black-eyed peas. They have a smooth texture. Like most beans, black-eyed beans are rich in fiber and as a high-potassium, low-sodium food they help reduce blood pressure.

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Kabuli Chana Kabuli Chana / Chole

Kabuli Chana / Chole

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Chickpeas or Garbanzo beans are a good source of protein, manganese, dietary fiber, copper, phosphorus, and iron. Eating chickpea can lower “bad” cholesterol, give you energy, stabilize blood sugar, and provide antioxidant effects. Chickpea seeds are also eaten fresh as green vegetables.

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Chana Dal Chana Dal

Chana Dal

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Also known as Bengal Gram. This is the most popular legume in India. Chana dal has a very low glycemic index.

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