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What happens when you mix cold and cough soothing-antibacterial spices with vegetables that contain antioxidant properties and protein rich lentil? It results in a super soup for curing cold. I call it Cold Curing Red Soup. I have specially selected ingredients known to help cold and cough and its symptoms like sore throat, nasal congestion, fever, headache.etc. Combine them with the soothing hot soup and it is sure to help in common cold. Continue reading
Surat is famous for its superior flat green bean (Surat ni papdi). Hence many Famous Surti Dishes revolves around papdi, whether it be Undhiyu, Lilva or Val ni dal made from its dry form. Dishes made from papdi holds the status of being served on a special occasions. Papdi and sorghum flour is widely used in households of Surat. With so many greens, lentils and whole grain flour, it makes up a healthy dish. The dumplins are made from clenched fist called muthi in gujarati, hence getting the name muthia.
Dal with rice is the staple of India. Lentils act as a ready source of protein for majority of Indians who are vegetarians. Dal Fry and Jeera Rice is a restaurant style of ‘Dal and rice’ made at every home. However this recipe is as simple as one made at home with minimalistic Ingredients. Instead of pressure cooker, we use clay pot for cooking dal in a traditional way. We made it with tuvar dal and chana dal. You can also make it with only tuvar dal or with various combination of lentils like masoor dal, moong dal, dhuli urad dal, toor or channa dal.