Monday, January 18, 2010

Welcome & Lentils/Grains of the Day

श्री गणेशाय नमः

Welcome to Our Cooking Experiments!

This is our blog to keep track of different recipes we have tried and other cooking notes.

Enjoy and share your suggestions!

Meera & Kanan


Traditionally, these grains/lentils are eaten on the following days:

Monday/Somvaar - saamo/varaya?
Tuesday/Mangalvaar - Pigeon pea (tuver)
Wednesday/Budhvaar - Green Gram (moong/mug)
Thursday/Guruvaar - Chick pea (chana)
Friday/Shukravaar - Rice (chokha)
Saturday/Shanivaar - Black lentil (urad/aDadh daal)/ Sesame (tal)
Sunday/Ravivaar - Wheat (ghau)


A very helpful link that lists Indian Vegetables, Spices and Grains:,_spices_and_grains

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