Winters in India are synonymous with a delightful bounty of fresh vegetables. This is the season when the markets are brimming with fresh Green peas (matar) amongst other gorgeous produce. Shelling the peas to make your favourite dishes or for preserving them, can be a family bonding activity.
If you are done making the Matar parathas , pulav, ghugnis, curries and other such popular dishes, here’s a quick and delicious way to enjoy this nutritious legume while it is still in season- Green Peas & Feta open toast sandwich.
Millets have been traditionally consumed in many parts in rural India. Millets like Ragi/Nagli, Bajri/Bajra,Jowar,Foxtail are some of the oldest and most widely consumed grains in rural India.
Owing to the increasing health consciousness, urban Indians are re-discovering nuggets of their grandma’s wisdom, making these grains lose their ‘poor man’s grain’ status. These ancient magical grains are now being touted as our very own ‘supergrains’.You can find variety of Millets, Ragi/Nagli, Jowar, Foxtail, Barnyard,Little millet and other such super grains sitting fashionably on the health food aisles in supermarkets.
As you can see the blog has a new look (again!). Last year My Foodcourt had moved to Cucumbertown,which unfortunately had to shut shop. I have spent the last couple of months learning, DIYing(yes there is such a word 🙂 ) different design/technical aspects of this self hosted WP blog. I am still working on it, since the move to & back from CT has messed up many old posts. Kindly bear with me till I can review & correct each and every post.