Learn how to make Sweet Red Bean Mash in this video tutorial. It is a popular ingredient used in many Chinese and Southeast Asian desserts.
Ais Kacang Gula Melaka (Shaved Ice with Beans and Palm Sugar Syrup) – a Malaysian dessert with a medley of toppings. Very cool and refreshing on a warm day.
This mildly spiced creamy Dhal and Eggplant Curry is a great accompaniment to Indian flat breads and rice. Plus it is nutritious and very delicious.
This Lentil, Kale, and Roasted Tomato Soup is super tasty and nutritious. Serve it as is or with crusty bread for a totally satisfying meal.
Paruppu Vadai (Lentil Patties), a popular South Indian snack prepared with dhal and spices. Deliciously crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside.
Ulundhu Vadai is a popular South Indian snack. It is made of urad dhal combined with chilies and spices, eaten on its own or with coconut chutney.
This Sweet Mung Bean and Sago Soup is a Chinese dessert with a Southeast Asian touch. Pandan leaves, sago, and coconut milk make it even more flavorful.
Patties are always a favorite at our house. These tasty morsels of food make a wonderful sidedish or snack. They are also great in the bento box as they taste just as good at room temperature. The base for patties is usually potatoes but chickpeas and lentils are often used. They can be flavored with…
Hearty, thick, and satisfying Split Pea and Sausage Soup with a slightly spicy flavor. Perfect for those cold wintry days.
This Dhal Curry is a very mild and nutritious curry made up mainly of lentils, tomatoes, chilies, and spices. Heat level can be adjusted according to taste.
While sitting in the guest room of the auto shop waiting for my car to be serviced, I came across this idea from Better Homes for a quick and easy lunch. After picking up my boys from school and checking with them if they would like to have pita for their packed lunch the next…
Sweet Barley and Ginkgo Nut Soup, a traditional Chinese dessert sweetened with candied winter melon. Other additions include beancurd sheets and quail eggs.
Middle Eastern inspired Okra and Chickpea Stew with roasted lamb in a tomato based sauce flavored with cumin, coriander, and turmeric.
Vadai is a favorite Indian snack. Mom used to make these and my brothers and I really enjoyed them. They are crispy and crunchy on the outside and soft and moist on the inside. They are especially delicious, straight out of the pan. When cooled, it is best eaten with curry. I made some sweet…
A twist on the popular Chinese Sweet Red Bean Soup dessert made with the addition of black glutinous rice. Delicious warm or cold with coconut cream.
Quick and easy Beans and Vegetable Curry with long beans, chickpeas, tempeh, eggplant, and cabbage. Serve over rice for a delicious vegetarian meal.