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Punjabi Chole

Punjabi Chole (Chickpeas Curry)

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Punjabi Chole or chickpeas curry is a popular comfort food recipe from North India. Traditionally it is served with Puris or Bhaturas (deep fried breads) and is usually a common dish for weekend lunches for family or even for formal events. This is my first attempt to make this dish and I went one [...]
Ma Chole ki Dal

Ma Chole ki Dal (Slow Cooked Split Black lentils and Split Bengal Gram Curry)

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‘Ma-chole ki dal’ is a North Indian (most commonly prepared in Punjab) lentil dish that is made with split black lentils(split urad dal) and split Bengal gram lentils (Chana dal). Although I have tried various combinations of mixed dals, this one is my favorite so far. It is certainly a lighter [...]
Summer Salad with Couscous and Peanuts

Low Calorie Summer Salad with Couscous and Peanuts

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After eating not so light meals last couple of days, today I was in no mood to repeat the same pattern. At first I started planning for the week and put some chickpeas in my slow cooker – to be boiled in 4 hours. I thought I could make some chickpea couscous salad for work later. It was almost [...]
Sookhi Urad Dal

Sukhi Urad Dal (Slow Cooked tempered dry lentils)

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I finally bought a new slow cooker in October last year when my old rice cooker that had ‘slow cooking’ mode stopped working. It has been 10 months or so and I have been using it very regularly to prepare healthy dishes for my family. I love to cook but don’t find much time while maintaining my [...]

Suji Kheer

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By Amanat Khullar This morning I had an urge to eat something sweet. I wanted to keep it quick, healthy and ofcourse “YUMMY”  to satisfy my cravings.First thought that popped in my mind was kheer. Since calorie amount can be a bit scary in rice kheer, I decided to use suji instead of rice and 1% [...]
Basil Pesto and Tomato Sandwich

Basil Pesto and Tomato Sandwich

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Here is an easy to put together lunch-ready in less than 5 minutes and can be prepared ahead and packed to go. It is a no brainer if you have some Pesto on hand. I usually prepare a big batch of Pesto and keep some frozen. The sandwich when combined with a healthy side qualifies for the ’400 [...]
Methi Malai Paneer

Methi Malai Paneer

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This one is for mom. While growing up paneer based dishes used to be a staple in our house and I cannot even remember how many different kinds my mom, grandmother and my aunts could make! (I grew up in a large family and shared about 12-13 wonderful years under one roof with my parents, brother, [...]
Creamy Pesto Macaroni

Creamy Pesto Macaroni

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I wanted to try making it ever since I noticed my son liked a ‘Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta’ from a local Italian restaurant. That inspired me try making Basil Pesto Sauce and this is what I made first using the Pesto sauce. This is not a perfectly low calorie dish. I can say it might be lighter [...]
Brown Lentils and Collard Greens Soup

Brown Lentils and Collard Greens Soup

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This post is long overdue. Last few days it was little hard to keep up with things. Even though it is getting late at night, I decided today I will make an effort to get back on track . I made this soup few weeks ago as I experimented with these two ingredients: Brown Lentils and Collard Greens. [...]
Strawberry Milk Cake Pudding

Strawberry Milk Cake Pudding (Eggless)

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It all started with trying to make a Tres Leches Cake. When I looked up the recipes, all of them called for eggs. Since I wanted to make an eggless dessert, I thought maybe this time I should just make a milk cake pudding. The pudding is not ‘Tres Leches’ as Tres Leches would mean ’3 types of [...]
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