Beans and Lentils
Beans and lentils are a staple in many cuisines worldwide, offering various flavors and textures that make them versatile ingredients.
Whether you're a vegetarian, vegan, or simply looking for a healthy protein alternative to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, legumes are a delicious and nutritious way to do so.
Beans and lentils are an excellent source of fiber, protein, and vitamins, plus there are budget-friendly, and have a long shelf life making them a great addition to any diet.
In this category, you'll find recipes that use a variety of different beans and lentils, ranging from curries like Mexican Black Beans Curry, and Rajma (red kidney bean curry), to the most popular lentil dal recipes like Dal Makhani, Dal Fry, Chana Dal, and more. Or try Khichdi, a wholesome dish made with lentils, and rice. You can serve lentils and beans as a main course or rice, naan, or roti side dish.
You'll also find recipes that incorporate these legumes into a variety of delicious meals, from soups (Quinoa Enchilada Soup) to salads (Chana salad), and even the popular Street food recipe like (Idli, Ragda Pattice and Dahi Vada/Dahi Bhalla).
You can make them on a stovetop, traditional pressure cooker, or in the Instant Pot for easy cooking.
Whether you're looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a hearty meal to feed a crowd, check out these lentil and bean recipes, they are sure to inspire and satisfy you. Enjoy!