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Chickpeas

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 14, 2013 | Category : Grains

chickpea

The name “chickpea” traces back through the French chiche to cicer, Latin for ‘chickpea’,chickpeas have been found in the aceramic levels,The plant grows to between 20–50 cm (8–20 inches) high and has small feathery leaves on either side of the stem. There are two main kinds of chickpea: 1.Desi, which has small, darker seeds and a rough coat, cultivated mostly...

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Dhal (Parippu)

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 25, 2013 | Category : Grains

Red Dhal

Dhal also spelled “Dal” or Daal” is called “Parippu” in Tamil language. A preparation of pulses which is stripped of their outer hulls and split.An important part of Indian, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri lankan, West Indian & Bangladesh cuisine. Regularly eaten with rice & vegetables, dhal contains protein for a balanced diet. Sri Lankan preparation of dhal...

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