Legumes- The food group that is treasure trove of proteins,dietary fiber, vitamins and minerals ,comes in a lot of colors ,shapes and sizes. Last month this little space of mine hosted My  Legume Love Affair fondly referred to as MLLA.Started by Susan of The Well Seasoned Cook ,Lisa of Lisa’s Kitchen has been hosting this series for a while now.

Here are the dishes that were a part of this event….

Linsy Patel of Home Cooke Food made this Kala Chana Masala / Black chickpea Gravy. Linsy says,having a batch of cooked and frozen chickpea in the freezer is a great idea to make this gravy on a busy week night.

A savory lentil baked cake from Gujarat – Handwo was sent in by Sadhna Grover of Herbs,Spices and Tradition .This gluten free dish is a great snack and a nutritious one at that!

Here is a snack that not only tastes great but also pretty easy to whip up. Makes a healthy snack and best of all needs no supervision when it is getting done!! Smoky Butterbeans from Jen of Chardonnay & Samphire….

 
Mexican Soy curl saute with lime and Cilantro is what Janet from Taste Space cooked from her favorite cookbook. A simple ,quick and innovative recipe that delivers loads of flavors!
Mexican Soy Curl Saute with Lime and Cilantro 
Rajani’s from My Kitchen Trials has sent in these delicious Peanut butter fudge that is sure to tempt you to reach for another piece!
peanutbutter-UPLOAD2 
Lisa of Lisa’a Kitchen shares her addiction for Indian savories with this Fried Indian Lentil fritters a.k.a Mung Dal Vada that can be served with breakfast / as an appetizer and you will love it so much that it can easily become your main dish!!!
Mung Dal Vada - North Indian Lentil Fritters

Here is a filling brunch – Green Harissa Poached Eggs with Aubergines that Shaheen of Allotment 2 Kitchen cooked using home made green Harissa.
 
Sowmya of Bread Therapy adds an innovative twist to the Indian Ladoo and came up with these delicious Orange flavored Lentil ladoo that can be done in a jiffy and one that will disappear even faster!!!
 

Who can say No to Chaats!! Kalyani of Sizzling Tastebuds proves the point by making this drool worthy Dahi Ragda Chaat. This is a treat that kids and adults would love to indulge!!
 
Last but not the least, Moong Dal Crepes from my humble kitchen .This is a recipe that I found in my mom’s hand written recipe collection…
I enjoyed browsing through each and every recipe that was a part of this event. Hope you liked them too…

Bon Appetit…

5 thoughts on “Roundup – My Legume Love Affair # 84”

  1. Great roundup; I love the look of these. Pulses are such a nutritious and versatile food group, so thanks for showcasing them. I've been away from regular blogging for a few weeks, but now that I'm back I hope to be able to join in your next event 😊

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