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

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…s one of the oldest snacks you can find at the beaches and temple festivals in Tamil Nadu. Thenga Manga pattani sundal/ Cooconut, raw mango, and yellow peas salad is a synonymous trade mark of Marina Beach, Chennai. It is usually sold by small boys who carry them in a big steel vessel and sell to beachgoers. Some does it as their livelihood; some does it as part time job when the school is closed. Marina beach is one of largest natural stretch of…

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 jaggery…

Kadalai sundal/ Brown chickpea salad

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…/Kali or as Goddess Lakshmi or as Goddess of Wealth and finally as  Saraswathi/ Goddess of wisdom. This Kadalai sundal /brown chickpea salad is offering on one day during 9 days festival. Amma used to keep Gollu/ kolu/Tier of dolls. When people visit each other’s house to see the Kolu, usually they are given prasad (the offering given to God that day), kumkum and a small bag of gifts. These are only given to girls and married women. In the evenin…

Karamani Sundal/ Black-Eyed Peas Snack

…s 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 l…

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

…ch with rose matta rice and curries made of lentils and veggies. Evening there will be sugarless milk tea and a sundal/lentil snack. Dinner is at times chapathi and curry; mainly made with chana dal, black eyed peas etc.  Snacks are mainly fruits and occasional treats which I baked often. Now I am in quest of finding the combo of veggies, lentils, and flours other than whole-wheat flour that can keep the blood sugar low. I know fiber rich food is…

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

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…ng from appetizer, snack, soup, sides or a full meal you name it. For me I tried to make this easy breezy salad/sundal. I came to know that lentils are considered as one of super foods recommended by American diabetic association; they even suggest incorporating lentils/beans in diets at least a few times in a week. Here is the list of diabetic super foods recommended by American diabetic association. I also decided to make dishes with lentils to…

Navarathri/ Navaratri and Recipes

…s kids we are more interested in the prasadam/offering. We like to go to the houses that makes sweet version of sundals than the savory version. I used to go to neighbors’ house and invite them saying like this “Mami Atathile kollu vachirukka, Vettalai pakku vanga varungo” Means we kept kolu/ tier of dolls in our house, please come to see and have offerings. I will go to Meenakshi Amman temple in Pearland, where they keep huge kolu and do specia…

Recipe Index

Recipe index

…le 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 am…

Black Eyed Peas Fritters/ Akara/Accara

…ought, 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

jam labels

…tikka masala from real homecookedfood 4)Coronation chicken from 21st Century housewife Here is very cute jam label as DIY and gift ideas from homecookingmemories Please link to any one of the host sites, April of 21st Century Housewife and Swathi of Zesty south Indian Kitchen We will also appreciate if you like and join our social media by that way you can keep in touch with us more. 21st Century Housewife ‘s social media Faceb…

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

fall mantel

…week.   1. Date syrup cake from Winnie’s blog 2. Lentil flatbread from Realhomecookedfood 3 Kondakadalai sundal from A kaleidoscope dream 4  Paleo pumpkin smoothie tessdomesticdiva Here is a beautiful Fall mantel from lovelylivings We the hosts at Hearth and Soul care very deeply about this blog hop, and make an group effort to be sure that every post is commented on. We also Pin , share and Tweet many of the entries. You don’t…

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