Quinoa and Lentil Vegetable Kichiri

Kichiri is a staple in all Indian households. Every family has their own special recipe and it’s the epitome of Indian comfort food. In fact, when I’m sick it’s what I crave most. Kichiri is classically rice and lentil dish. Often, this is usually the first solid food that is introduced to most babies in…

Black Eye Pea and Black Bean Hummus Lettuce Wraps

This protein rich hummus is different from your usual chick pea hummus. Black eye peas are truly my favorite! They are so flavorful and different from the usual black beans or chick peas that we usually eat. I generally have a bag of dry black eye peas in my pantry and break it out whenever…

Lentil Pilaf

A meal should ideally contain carbohydrates, protein and fat. The carbohydrates will help to reduce the appetite quickest and protein will keep you full for much longer.  Lentils are great for this purpose as it will accomplish the role of having a large amount of protein and non-processed carbohydrates. So, this is a take on…