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Sweet & Tangy Matar Shalgam

khatta meetha shalgam Shalgam is widely available these days. I had not tried any shalgam recipes until last year, but this year, it's different. I have experimented a lot with this vegetable, which comes with multiple health benefits that I have already discussed in my earlier post . This post gets inspiration from my dear friend Anna's shalgam matar post . I had got really late for lunch today. Just a quick glance at her recipe gave me the inspiration to go ahead with the recipe with my own modifications. The result did not disappoint; rather, I have made the tangiest shalgam matar today. Let's come back to the recipe: Ingredients Shalgam - 2 Matar (peas) - 1/2 cup (more or less depending on your choice) Onion- 2 Tomato-2 Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tbsp Gur (jaggery)- 1 small piece Salt as per taste Coriander powder Green chilly Dry red chilly- 1 Mustard oil- 2 tbsp Hing- 1 pinch Jeera Sabut dhaniya- 1/2 tsp (smash in your mortar and pestle...o

Lip-Smacking Turnip Recipe: Shalgam Chana Dal

shalgam chana dal Not fond of shalgam recipes or looking for more turnip recipes to tinker the taste buds of your loved ones? I know this may taste like a bland vegetable, but I love shalgam in every form - as salad, as chutney, as bharta, and as curry. I have even tried shalgam recipe as a snack. Now I am sharing a new turnip recipe in the form of a finger-licking good dal curry. A few days back a Bengali neighbor introduced me to this sumptuous chana dal shalgam recipe. I wanted to give it a try. Since hubby does not like turnip (shalgam), I found this recipe useful as I could include this healthy vegetable in our meals. When I tried it, hubby approved the recipe. Could I ask for more? If you have fussy eaters at home, who detest the very taste of turnip, then there is a way to bring  them to the dining table! Perhaps, you need just 2 key ingredients - chana dal (chickpea lentils/bengal gram) and turnips. Surprised? Well, make this healthylicious chana dal