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Instant Pot Sookha Chana – Punjabi Kala Chana Masala

Sookha kala chana masala was one of my favorite food growing up. I was a picky eater when I was little. My mom would make a variety of foods for me hoping that I would eat them. Life is a full circle. My younger daughter is a picky eater. One of the most challenging things about cooking for little people is trying to figure great meal alternatives kids in your life will like. When I got this recipe from my …

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Instant Pot Kala Chana – Indian Brown Chickpea Curry

This easy delicious Instant Pot Kala Chana – Indian Brown Chickpea Curry  is easy to make and packed with flavor! And it is made in an Instant Pot of course. Tomatoes and mango powder are a critical part of the tangy, and savory recipe, so please don’t eliminate them– if you do, your chickpea curry will taste a little blah. The Serrano pepper is totally optional. If spicy isn’t your thing, you can eliminate the Serrano pepper. What is Kala Chana? …

Brown Rice Chana Pulao – Instant Pot Brown Rice Chickpea

Looking for a simple and easy to make brown rice recipe? Try this perfectly fluffy Brown Rice Chana Pulao – Instant Pot Brown Rice Chickpea Pilaf What ingredients do I need to make the Brown Rice Chana Pulao – Instant Pot Brown Rice Chickpea Pilaf? Ghee, bay leaf, star anise, cloves, cinnamon stick, cumin seeds, onion, ginger garlic paste, tomato, ground turmeric, kashmiri chili powder, garam masala, dry mango powder, ground coriander, ground cumin, salt, Serrano pepper, cilantro and lemon …

Instant Pot Sukhe Cholay -Chole Methi Palak

Pack in the protein with this Instant Pot Sukhe Cholay – Chole Methi Palak recipe. This instant pot recipe is special to me because it’s one of the few recipes my entire family loves. Flavorful and protein-packed this chickpea recipe is perfect for any day of the week! What sort of chickpea should I use for Instant Pot Sukhe Cholay -Chole Methi Palak ? I use dry Kabuli chana also known as garbanzo beans for this recipe. I soak the …

Air Fryer Bhindi Okra – Air Fryer Kurkuri Bhindi

This Air Fryer Bhindi Okra – Air Fryer Kurkuri Bhindi recipe is one of my favorite easy snack ideas! Perfectly crisp air fried okra seasoned well and coated with rice flour, chickpea flour and spices without the added fat or calories! It is so simple and quick to throw together for an easy snack recipe. Okra loses its characteristic sliminess when roasted and develops a crunchy texture and a great flavor when cooked this way.  In the original recipe okra …

Instant Pot Chicken Chana -Murg Chana – Chicken Chickpea

I was drawn to this chicken chickpea recipe because it’s so simple, flavorful, spicy, and unique. This Instant Pot Chicken Chana -Murg Chana – Chicken Chickpea is very easy to make. I tried this at a restaurant in Mumbai, India. Initially, I was apprehensive about the combination of chicken and chickpea. But then I decided to give it a try and absolutely LOVED it. If you like chicken and chickpea, this recipe is FOR YOU! It is AWESOME! What sort …

Besan Palak Chilla / Besan Palak Cheela / Chickpea Flour Spinach Omlette

Besan Chilla is made from chickpea flour. You can add vegetables of your choice. I have added spinach, tomatoes, and onions in this recipe. You can add carrots, and mushrooms as well. This recipe is very easy and is something that you can whip up really quickly. I often pack this as a school snack / lunch for my kids. People often also label besan chilla / cheela as a vegetarian omelette or a vegetarian pancake. This recipe makes about …