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Thenga Manga Pattani Sundal,coconut mango pea salad: Diabetic Friendly Salad

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…rina beach is one of largest natural stretch of beach in India and second largest in world. Thenga manga pattani sundal is actually a very filling snack, and also this subtly flavored dishes burst with lot of freshness. Every day they make it fresh and sell it in a paper cone. My contact with this sundal happened when I visited Marina beach first time with my family. I don’t exactly remember the taste as it happen several years ago. So I decided…

Mullapicha pattani Sundal/ Sprouted green peas stir fry

…Some are good; still you can’t compare remakes with original. Snack in a jiffy according to mom is making some sundal. Sundal traditionally prepared during Navarathri a 9 day festival in the month of October-November every year. During that festival in every house they make different kinds of sundals. Sundals are cooked legumes with seasoning like mustard seeds and coconut. There are two varieties of sundal one is sweet version made with jagger…

Kadalai sundal/ Brown chickpea salad

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…cooker has cooled down, remove the kala chana/ brown chickpeas and wash once again with water. If you are making sundal then heat little oil  in the pan and  add mustard seeds, urad dal(split black gram) curry leaves and red chilies, then once mustard seeds pops, add cooked kala chana/ brown chickpeas, salt and coconut pieces. You can add freshly grated coconut but I prefer small coconut pieces as my mom adds to the sundal.  It is easy delicious…

Karamani Sundal/ Black-Eyed Peas Snack

…is time I remembered tradition, and bought a frozen black eyed peas during grocery shopping. My little one likes sundal, a kind of snack, that amma used to make for our after school. It is also an important dish that we make during Navarathri and festival when we pray to Goddess. When we were young, we loved to eat a sweet version of sundal, rather than savory version. But now I like to make a savory version. You can make sundal with any kind of…

Kadala parippu Sundal/ Split Chick Peas Salad: For diabetic Awareness and Giveaway

Today is World Diabetes Day. When Carolyn was looking for food bloggers for diabetic awareness day post, I agreed immediately. Diabetes and me has a long relationship, it took away my mom, grandma and aunty. It is disturbing my husband. It visited me in the form of Gestational diabetes when I was pregnant with my princess. According to World Health Organization diabetes has ensnared around 346 million people in the world with its Bla…

Seasoned Yellow eyed peas sundal and World Diabetes Day Creating Awareness By Food

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Ideally you don’t want to be linked with any of the diseases in the world, and especially deadly disease like Diabetes. I am not that lucky, diabetes has been part of my life for some time now, it took away my mom. When I am pregnant with my princess I got gestational diabetes. And now it is haunting me all the time, as my hubby is diabetic. Earlier I believed  in the  myth that diabetes only happens if you are overweight body type, now I have…

Navarathri/ Navaratri and Recipes

…in Pearland, where they keep huge kolu and do special poojas. All these pictures are from that kolu. I will make sundals for the 9 days and on the 10th day I will make payasam with rice and jaggery and coconut and Uzhunuv ada as mom does during the vijayadashmi day. Here are few sundal recipes tried and tested in my kitchen.  Sundals are mainly cooked lentils with coconut and few seasoning. It is really healthy and delicious treat you can ever i…

Recipe Index

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…ble with creamy ranch dressing  Red , white and blue fruit salad with spices (chaat masala) Thenga Manga Pattani Sundal(Raw Mango Salad) Kadalai sundal( Chickpea Salad)  Mullapicha pattani sundal/Sprouted green peas stir fry  easoned Yellow eyed peas/Diabetic Recipes Soup and Chili Cream of Mushroom Soup Beet Carrot Ginger Soup Pumpkin and Carrot Soup Russian Lenten Pokhlebka /Soup Curried barley green peas and mixed vegetables  Soup …

Payasam and Uzhunnu Vada/ Sweet rice pudding and Urad dal fritters for Saraswathi Pooja

…given vethalai paaku, ( Betal leaf, Aracanut, small gifts and kumkum, money etc) and prasadam (various type of sundals) . We were also very happy to visit all the houses in the neighborhood, but before hand we will roam around asking “aunty what type of sundal have you made for the offering today”. If they say sweet version sundal or sweets I was more than interested to visit their home, savory not that found of, still we visited them as with a…

Black Eyed Peas Fritters/ Akara/Accara

…hought, why I don’t make it. You need to plan ahead for this recipe; it is not just as easy as making a salad or sundal. I have grown up with black eyed peas in curries, sweet dishes or sundal but never tried fritters with it. These fritters are called akara in Nigeria and Sierra Leone, and akla or koosé in Ghana, Accara in Senegal. It also famous in rest of West Africa,  as binch akara, bean balls, kosai, koose, kose, and kwasi. It is commonly…

Hearth and Soul blog hop: August 2nd week

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  Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Hop! we are looking forward to recipes using healthy ingredients, family and comfort food recipes, real, local and sustainable food, organics and gardening but we will now also be asking you to share your posts on family, kids, crafts, homemaking and DIY as well as any posts about healthy living . Encouraging and inspiring posts are welcome too. We the hosts at Hearth and Soul care very deeply about this…

100% Whole Wheat Bread with Oatmeal and Raisins

When I used to shop for bread, I would always look for the label 100% whole wheat. Nowadays I am not buying bread from outside and making it at home. One of my New Year resolutions is to bake my entire bread at home. Till now I have made bread with 75% whole wheat and the remaining part being bread flour. Last week I borrowed a book from library “Peter Reinhart’s Whole Grain Breads: New Techniques, Extraordinary Flavor “. I like his boo…

Hearth and Soul blog hop: September Fourth week

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Welcome to the Hearth and Soul Hop! we are looking forward to recipes using healthy ingredients, family and comfort food recipes, real, local and sustainable food, organics and gardening but we will now also be asking you to share your posts on family, kids, crafts, homemaking and DIY as well as any posts about healthy living . Encouraging and inspiring posts are welcome too. Here is the few entries from last week.   1. Date syrup cake from…

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