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Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in Indian, Legume | 0 comments

Mung Beans Crepes

Mung Beans Crepes

Couple of days back i was looking for a way to use mung beans .Crepes as i translated it  ,is what i have known as ‘Mung dal Chilka’ in our local dialect growing up.When i moved to south India,I was introduced to ‘Pessarattu’, a Telugu name.Whatever be the name,one thing for sure is ,it is tasty in all the languages 🙂 Mung beans crepes are rich in fiber and protein and have no carbs. These crepes are also  eggless and gluten free. It is very filling.So you will be satisfied eating less,unlike tortilla. You can fill it with  your choice of filling.Potato Masala would be my choice and for once i wouldn’t be guilty of adding carb on carb.You can also fill it with minced meat.In fact,my family ate it like crepe-taco filled with chicken. Unlike rice flour based crepes,it sets beautifully without breaking. I have always had crepes as savory dish with the side of tangy tomato chutney.I can not mimick the taste of south Indians chutney quite.It is just tangy goodness,made...

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Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in Legume, missions | 2 comments

Red-Red Stew

Red-Red Stew

If you are puzzled to see the title of the post.Puzzle no more.I will explain it to you shortly :-). So let me ask you,How did you spend the first day of the year?Is there a New Year tradition you grew up with? I was thinking about it .Tradition which i remember growing up we had on New Year day was to go picnic-ing somewhere with friends /family.It is very much of an Indian tradition or at least in the part that i grew up at.I ABSOLUTELY LOVED it.Sometime we will get together with other family,gather the paraphernalia to cook by some river or a park and eat and enjoy the rest of the day.Sometime,I just went to some friend’s house and did pseudo potluck sort of picnic lunch.I remember my girl friends and moments we shared like that back then.It was NICE,REALLY NICE. I was talking to my mom other day and asked if people still do it that way and she said,it has been kicked up a notch,all park and scenic...

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