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Cracked Wheat Bowl with Cilantro Vinaigrette and Chickpeas Salad

Cracked Wheat Bowl with Cilantro Vinaigrette and Chickpea Salad

This Indian-inspired cracked wheat dish features local vegetables, incorporated into a nutty, toasted cracked wheat. Seasoned with turmeric, red chili powder, and chaat masala, the bold spice of the flavor works perfectly as breakfast or lunch on a cold morning. Served with chickpea salad in cilantro vinaigrette and a glass of buttermilk, this new twist to the Indian classic creates a perfect harmony between traditional and modern. Growing up in a kitchen where the clanking of copper pots and the earthy smell of clay vessels was a daily occurrence, I became accustomed to the sizzle of Indian spices as they combined with hearty cracked wheat. A dish like this was a staple in my mom’s kitchen, being passed down through the generations of her family, but each time arriving with a new alteration. Perfect for winter mornings or for lunch on a brisk day, I enjoyed the warmth of this delectable grain against the cool refreshment of yogurt or a glass of my grandma’s buttermilk. Being all too close to this meal and having a …

InstaPot Rajma Masala Bowl with Aloo Gobhi and Jeera Rice

InstaPot Rajma Masala Bowl with Crispy Airfryer Aloo Gobhi & Jeera Rice

This Punjabi tadka lunch is fit for a king!! 🙌 The Rajma or kidney beans are a North Indian dish and were made in the instapot. The rich gravy encompasses all of the tomato and onion flavors that’s packed in the beans. It has Aloo Gobi, which is an air-fried dish made with spiced, tender potatoes and cauliflower. Couple it with some Jeera rice (cumin rice) or Makka Roti (cornflour flatbreads) for a perfect spring meal! Serving it in a bowl works great too!