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Maharashtrian Horse Gram Curry / Kulith Usal

My winter meal of choice is this ‘hulgyachi rassedar usal’ also called ‘kulith usal’ (⁣हुलगे / कुळीथची उसळ)⁣. It is a delicious runny curry of sprouted horse gram, very popular in rural Maharashtra. Horse gram or ‘kulith’ is an excellent source of protein in a vegan diet. ⁣ Why is horse gram so popular amongst […]

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Crispy Baked Okra / Kurkuri Bhindi

From the moment they come out of the oven I just can’t stop munching these little crispy bhindi snacks. There’s no need to feel guilty about scoffing these little treats though. They are low in fat being oven-roasted rather than fried, with a very light gluten-free batter made from besan (gram flour), light spices and amchoor powder (green […]

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Mixed Vegetable Curry / Bhogichi Bhaji

‘Makarsankranti’ is the first Hindu festival of the year and is celebrated across India under different names. ⁣This bhogichi bhaji, a mixed vegetable curry, is traditionally cooked at the beginning of the festival and celebrates the seasonal winter produce of India.⁣For a farmer, Makarsankranti marks the beginning of the winter harvest season. At my ancestral […]