Chickpea Salad Wraps/Garbanzo bean Salad Wraps


Blogging Marathon #46: Week 1/Day 2 Theme: Kid Friendly Dishes with Nuts and Legumes Dish: Chickpea Salad Wraps/Garbanzo Bean Salad Wraps I first came across the recipe for a mashed chickpea salad here, when I was searching for a healthy alternative to a potato salad or an egg salad. I decided to give this a … [Read more…]

Kerala style Kadala curry(Black garbanzo bean curry – Kerala style)

Some of the most traditional foods of India are wholesome in nutrition and even though these foods existed before any knowledge of nutritional benefits, they were designed to aid healthy living. We have turned to new age health foods such as oats, flax etc. having forgotten the benefits of the food eaten by our ancestors. … [Read more…]

Lemon Quinoa with Black Garbanzo Beans


I had bookmarked a recipe for Lemon Quinoa from Pavithra of Dishes From My Kitchen, a very long time ago. Since then, I have been making this on a regular basis and gradually adapted it to my style. I figured I had not posted this recipe and so, here it is. Check out Pavithra’s blog … [Read more…]

Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea soup

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Off late, I have been trying a lot of things for the first time. My last post was my first ‘Jam’ recipe. This post is my first post, roasting my own red peppers. I did it over an open flame and it is so easy. A jar of roasted red peppers costs about $4 at … [Read more…]

Collard Greens Poriyal

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Collard  greens…sound foreign? Sure is. Or was, to me, when I first came her to the US. I slowly ventured to trying to new types of greens native to the American region and immediately loved Collard. It tastes very similarr and doesn’t have any bitter taste. It is packed with nutrition which is an added … [Read more…]

Baked Falafels in Home made Whole Wheat Pita pockets

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My husband and I first tried Greek food, on one our trips in Wisconsin, Madison. We were so surprised in the use of spices and cooking methods that were very similar to India cooking. I have always wanted to make home-made falafels, but the thought of frying these, always kind of held me back. When … [Read more…]