another dish in the Kitchens of India Just Heat & Eat family: Dal Bukhara / Black Gram Lentils Curry.
if you asked me a few years ago to eat lentils, i’d say “no thank you!” but since i’ve been cooking for k, and i see how much she likes it, i have been more receptive to foods i previously avoided.
so, with a package of Dal Bukhara, some grain – today i made a huge put of millet so that is the grain for the day – and lots of vegetables: asparagus, bell peppers, tomatoes and spinach! i am SO full!
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another Kitchens of India Just Heat & Eat package i picked up: Rajma Masala / Red Kidney Beans Curry. i’m more familiar and prefer to eat / cook with chick peas or black beans so i’m happy to try the other beans when it already has been flavored and indian curry is a wonderful choice!
as with the other Kitchens of India Just Heat and Eat package, dilute it with a few cups of water and add a lot more vegetables, thereby creating feast! indian food is usually paired with rice but as in my previous post, i had discovered adding quinoa or millet is equally wonderful. enjoy!
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i have definitely been a lazy cook these days by the time k goes to bed at 9:30pm and no dinner ready, all i want to do is lie on the couch and sleep or order take out Japanese food. but dinner still has to be had. there used to be a few good indian restaurants in my hood but they has since closed. anyhoo, one day while shopping for k’s grocers, i found these Kitchens of India Just Heat & Eat packages on sale. i’ve seen them before but how good could Indian food-in-a-box be? but at 2 for $6 bucks, why not give it a try? well, the real question is why didn’t i try them earlier? Continue reading “quick and delicious: Kitchens of India Just Heat & Eat – Pindi Chana”
here’s a simple spicy (but not hot) pasta and chicken dish with my fav pasta: angel hair. i threw in some extra red bell pepper and also added some turmeric.
i had it over two servings of broccoli lightly blanched. yum!
- 4-1/2 oz angel hair pasta, uncooked
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
- 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon flour
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1/2 lb chicken breast tenders
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 tablespoon turmeric
- 1-1/2 cups low sodium spaghetti sauce
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