MID SUMMER Goodies, Grains, Lentils, Breads and More for Summer Sustenance | Seasonal Cooking

Ideas for easy Summer living

Burghul, Walnut and Yoghurt Salad with Pomegranate

Days are long and evenings are balmy. Summer fruit and vegetables are prolific. Grains and Lentils take a back seat during the hot weather, with less of them and smaller portions.

I hope you can find some inspiration here for summer healthy deliciousness.

Enjoy some special Grains, Lentils, Breads and Tofu Inspiration for Mid Summer. You can also browse:

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Goodies, Grains, Lentils, Breads and More for Mid Summer


Red Rice and Quinoa with Orange and Pistachios

Lentils and Grains

Glorious Five Bean Salad


Roasted Barley

Black Beans

Grilled Green Tomatoes on Tostadas with Black Beans, Avocado and Coriander

Borlotti Beans

Chaat Salad for Hot Days | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Indian Recipes | Chaat | Vegetarian


Burghul, Walnut and Yoghurt Salad with Pomegranate

Channa Dal

Ambe Dal

Chickpeas and Chickpea Flour

Soaking and cooking turmeric chickpeas

Chana Masala | Channa Masala

Chickpea and Carrot Salad with Curry Dressing

Green Salad with Chickpeas, Preserved Lemon and Feta

Herb and Walnut Fritters

Couscous, Cracked Wheat and Burghul

Turkish Dolmas Spiced Burghul wrapped in Vine Leaves

Dried Pea Eggplant

Sundakkai Vathal Paruppu Podi

Du Puy Lentils

Crushed Du Puy Lentils with Tahini and Cumin | Ottolenghi |A Life Time of Cooking

Fava Beans

Fava Bean Puree with Fresh Herbs | Dried Broad Bean Puree with Herbs | Dip, Spread or Soup

Horse Gram

Horse Gram Vadai | Kollu Vadai

Masoor – Red Lentils

Whole Masoor Gram Dal | Whole Red Lentil Dal

Moth Beans | Matki

Moth Bean Kitchari | Matki Khichuri

Mung Beans

Mung Sprouts Stir Fry

Mung Dal with Green Mango


Bondi Bircher Muesli | Bondi Overnight Oats


Quinoa Salad with Apricots and Figs

Split Yellow Peas


Toor Dal

Aamti - Maharashtrian Toor Dal

Urad Dal

Malabar Spinach with Urad Dal

White Beans

Grilled Eggplant Salad with Pine Nuts, White Beans and Pita Chips

White Peas

White Pea Sprout Sundal | Indian | Vegetarian | A Life Time of Cooking


Rice Baked in VIne Leaves

Green Mango Rice

Rice Squares and Sizzling Rice Squares in Dipping Sauce


Tomato Risotto

Kitchari and Pongal

Red Rice and Urad Dal Kitchari

Mixed Rice

Miso Vegetables and Rice with Sesame Dressing

Zucchini Rice Indian Style

Pilaf and Pulao

Goan Vegetable Pulao

Rice Salads

Rice, Wild Rice and Quinoa Salad With Nuts and Barberries


Lemony Poha (Aval)


Noodle Salad with Coriander and Peanut Soy Coconut Dressing

Greens Salad with Raspberries


Black Pepper Tofu | Ottolenghi | Asian | A Life Time of Cooking

Steamed Tofu with Bok Choy and Sesame

Deep-fried Fresh Beancurd with Sweet Nut Sauce

Deep Fried Tofu

Pasta and Noodles

Elegant Orzo with Wilted Spinach and Pine Nuts

Pasta with Char Grilled Zucchini and Parsley Pesto

Vermicelli and Green Mango Salad

Nachi's Vermicelli Payasam



Cheesy Farinata | Italian | Chickpea Flour | Vegetarian | Life Time Cooking

Pol Roti










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