We are all in this craziness together so why not make the most of your time at home. Sprouting mung or moong beans can be a fun way to teach your kids about the germination process and involve them in the kitchen and cooking. It will also save you some money. Just one cup of dry moong beans can yield a bucket load of sprouts. Use sprouted mung in salads or quick stirfrys or make…"Stay Home, Stay Safe and Sprout Mung Beans"
Kohlrabi or German Turnip, also known as Ganth Gobi in Hindi, is a part of the Cauliflower/Cabbage family. Just like it’s relatives, it is highly nutritious and very low on carbs. Though it looks like a turnip, the flavors are more like the stem of a broccoli or a cauliflower. In this dish, we created pretty much a one-pot meal with some very interesting textures and colors. The Kale Leaves, besides the pop of color,…"Mung Dal with Kale and Kohlrabi (Ganth Gobi)"
One of the most famous street foods from Pune, India is Misal Pav. Made from sprouted moong (mung) beans or sprouted moth beans, it has the perfect combinations of flavor and texture. We have used an Instant Pot here because we had a lot of requests and Electric Pressure Cookers are all the rage these days, but this recipe is very easily do-able on the stove-top as well. Try this healthy mouth-watering vegetarian/vegan one-pot meal…"Instant Pot Misal Recipe"
One of the most iconic recipes in Maharashtrian cuisine is Varan (yes, you’ve probably never heard that word being associated with Daal before ?)!!! It is true, ask any Maharashtrian!!! Every family has their own version and their own little variation that exemplifies ‘comfort’, ‘home’….now who would pass up on a dish like that?"Return of Varan (Daal) Flashback from 2007 to NOW!"
It’s mango season somewhere in the world! Cooking with mangoes and using them in unique ways just adds to the excitement for the die-hard Mango-lovers. Here we have used raw mango, mostly used in pickles, along with the mild Mung Daal so the focus is solely on the mango flavor. The two seasonings adds a different dimension and levels of flavor. Enjoy this dish with rice or with chapatis. Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time:…"Raw Mango with Mung Daal Indian Vegetarian Recipe"