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Dal is dried split pulse used in Indian dishes used with or without soaking before cooking.  These pulses are most important staple food in Asian countries.  India is largest producer of pulses.  It is rich in protein content. Nucchinunde | Dal Dumplings is one of it.

As I had mentioned in my earlier post, dal and its preparation are consumed along with rice, chapati etc.  Usually sambar/saaru prepared using dal is the common dish in South India. Some are eaten as a snack by frying and salting.  Some are soaked, grounded and fried in many combinations.



Chutney is said to be one of the side dish for Dosa, Idli, Chapathi, Rice and many more. 

Chutney is prepared all over India.  Many varieties of chutney is prepared.  Chutney, chana chutney, groundnut chutney, mint chutney, coconut chutney, onion chutney, tomato chutney, chilli chutney and so on.



Kunda/Belagaavi Kunda is a popular sweet dish of Belgaum, North Karnataka.  It is prepared by boiling and curdling of milk along with caramelized sugar.

Belgaum Kunda/Belagaavi Kunda is prepared with very less ingredients and it takes time to process but tasty. All worth it when tasted. 



Mango is the king of fruits.  The summer season is so special because of mangoes. You can get about 500 varieties of mangoes.  All varieties are unique at its taste.  It is consumed as it is and also by preparing many dishes both ripe and unripe mangoes.


Sour unripe mangoes are used in chutneys, pickles and many other side dishes.  It is even eaten raw with salt and chilli powder. Aam Panna is prepared with unripe mango, an excellent summer drink.  Ripe mango pulp is extracted and made jelly, jams, rasayana/seekarane, juices, ice creams, toppings for ice creams, smoothies, etc., list is unending.



Cucumber contains 95% water in it.  It is low in calories and contain a good amount of water and soluble fiber, making them ideal for promoting hydration and aiding in weight loss and also high in vitamins and minerals.  Eating cucumbers with the peel provides the maximum amount of nutrient.  It also helps in weight loss, lowers blood sugar level and helps in constipation.   It adds flavor to dishes.

We can make many raw dishes and cooked dishes from cucumber.  Today we shall see how to make Instant Cucumber Dose.