Lal Lobia (Red black-eyed peas)

Yes, there is such a thing as “red” black-eyed peas and yes, they are delicious!!! Also rich in iron, zinc, folates (a type of B vitamin), I prefer the flavor of these over their regular cousin the black eyed peas. This recipe pairs red black-eyed peas with fresh dill greens for an interesting twist.  I…

Kalay Chholay (Black chick peas)

I could wax eloquent about the virtues of the Indian black chick-pea. They are a nutritional power house. Packed with protein, soluble fiber, iron, zinc and with a low-glycemic index they are considered a key ingredient for the low-inflammation diet. This recipe is cooked with spices you’ll see listed in the low-inflammation diet books like…

What? Another blog about Indian cooking?

I am hoping this blog will be different… ha! Why?? Because I am a sworn non-traditionalist and non-conformist and was raised by a mother who is a retired scientist and lets just she didn’t limit her science to the lab where she worked! 😉 And if that is not enough she is a recipe innovator and…