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WHOLESOME CHICKPEAS

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We are tracing the foods that are fit with our daily diet and at the same time satisfying the taste buds. There are a lot of healthy reasons to consume these chickpeas.  They are loaded with  Calcium, iron, phosphorous, fibre, potassium and folic acid and manganese.  One of the best vegetarian source of protein. 
They are good for diabetic patients.
Good for our heart and cholesterol levels.
Guten free.
Low in fat and enriched with dietary fibre that aids easy digestion.
It is the best choice for the weight-loss diet.
It has a considerable satiety value that keeps us full and satiated for a long time,  stopping the mid-meal cravings. 

A magical nutritious evening snack!
A popular neivedyam for Deities during Festival days!
It is the best offering for the Lord Venkateswara, every Saturday of the PURATTASI mONTH!!

How to make this special Pooja Prasad?

INGREDIENTS, WE NEED:

Black Chickpeas or Sundal 250 gms
Shallots 10 pcs peeled and chopped
Coriander greens, a fistful chopped
Green Chillies 2 pcs sli…

VENDAIKKAI/OKRA/lADY'S FINGER CURRY

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How to make this mild tangy and delicious curry?

Ingredients we assemble here:

Lady's finger veggie 250 g
Tomato medium size
Shallots 10 chopped
Marble sized tamarind to be soaked in 100 ml water
Asafoetida 2 pinches
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Sambar powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Groundnut Oil 2 tbsps
Rock Salt 1/2 tsp
Roasted fenugreek powder 1/2 tsp (optional)

Procedure

Saute the chunks in one tbsp oil on medium heat.
until the chunks get shrivelled.
Add tomato and saute again for 5 seconds
Add turmeric and sambar powder
Combine all the ingredients on low heat.
Strain the tamarind extract using 200 ml water
Add rock salt, Asafoetida and Fenugreek powder
Add jaggery.
Allow boiling and cooking the veggies soft on medium heat.
Meanwhile, heat the tempering pan. 
Heat the remaining oil on medium heat.
Add mustard seeds to splutter.
Once they start to splutter, add shallots, curry leaves.
Transfer the cooked veggies and the remaining to the tempering pan.
Garnish with coriander greens.
Easy cooking! yet super …