Kudumulu ~ Chikkudu Kudumulu ~ Steamed Rice & Broad Bean Cakes

Kudumulu are steamed cakes or balls made with rice flour with/without rice rava (cream of rice). More known and popular kudumulu are sweet kudumulu prepared for Vinayaka Chavithi as an offering to Lord Ganesh / Vinayakudu. Today I have a different kind of kudumulu that are savory, not prepared as offering to any Lord but […]

Sauteed Indian Beans ~ Sauteed Valor Lilva

For the second day of low carb recipes I have sautéed Indian Beans. Indian beans ~ valor lilva ~ chikkudu ginjalu are low in carbs and rich in fiber. It has about 13 – 15% of protein per serving, 2.5 serving per packet based on the nutritional information on the back of the beans packet. […]

Chikkudu Annam ~ Valor Lilva (Indain Beans) Rice

After yesterday’s lengthy post on Biryanis, I am not sure how to start this one. Well, at my home, non-vegetarian rice varieties are usually biryani and the vegetarian varieties are usually bagara and annam (rice) prepared with the fresh legumes such as fresh garbanzo beans, fresh Indian broad beans or valor lilva and anapakaya or […]

Beetroot Radish Salad

Beetroot radish salad is a quick, easy and super healthy salad that is fixed in matter of minutes. I used beetroot, radish, carrots and legumes in the salad. Beetroot being a natural dye, gave it’s color to rest of the ingredients in the salad, making it a pink salad. This salad can be served as […]

BM#3 Day 7: Dalimbay Bhaat ~ Val Rice

This is the last day of blogging marathon # 3. As always, it was fun running the marathon. My theme for this marathon was entries for on going events and I conclude the marathon visiting Maharashtra. Today’s recipe dalimbay bhaat or val rice, is a preparation from marathi cuisine. Val is dried broad beans or […]

Chikkudukaya Kura – Indian Broad Beans Fry

Chikkudukaya kura or Indian broad beans fry is an easy dry curry. It is a delicious side dish for rice and roti or any Indian flatbread. Update March 2018 – This post is updated with new images and re-edited in March 2018. When I took new images, I plated the food in a platter, in […]

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