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Published: Monday 01 November 2010


chef Dal-rice fusion
by Richa Mittal
Posted on: 4 January 2011

Phara, a recipe made from chana dal and rice, is generally prepared in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. It is steam cooked and therefore very healthy. It is served with green and imli ki chutney. The recipe is a complete meal in itself as it has both proteins and carbohydrates. The accompaniments fill for vitamins and minerals...

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chef Tangy Turnip
by Rohit Pathania
Posted on: 18 December 2010

Generally cooked in Himachal Pradesh, the recipe is rich in vitamin C. The green leaves of the turnip top (turnip greens) are a good source of vitamin A, folate, vitamin C, vitamin K and calcium...

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chef Fig in coconut sauce
by Sharmila Sinha
Posted on: 20 November 2010

This traditional Bengali cuisine made from raw figs is high in energy. It is served to the jamai (son-in-law) on the jamai shosti, which falls in mid-June. The recipe is also an ideal source for various minerals like potassium, magnesium and calcium. It is also an enriching source for vitamin A...

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