Category: Beans

Curried French Bean Seeds 0

Curried French Bean Seeds

Although French beans are available throughout the year, the mature seeds are sold only in these cooler months. I picked up some the other day from the market and couldn’t wait to cook this...

Plum Cake 0

Plum Cake

Plum cake Coming back home after a two-week stay in Delhi, I brought a whole lot of ingredients and a small packet of pricey plums! Browsing the tempting shelves at Modern Bazar, I had...

Sangri ki Sabji 0

Sangri ki Sabji

It’s always interesting to find out ingredients that are different from the ones in your own region. The other day I picked a bundle of beans from the vendor known as sangri or sangar....

Cooking With French Bean Seeds 0

Cooking With French Bean Seeds

French beans are widely grown in our region. When the weather turns cooler the markets get flooded with the seeds. They come in such gorgeous shades of purple and magenta that the red kidney...

Sbai Rujung/A Dish Of Beans 0

Sbai Rujung/A Dish Of Beans

One kind of bean that is common in our region, particularly in the hilly district of Assam, Dima Hasao, is this one. A variety of jack-bean, it resembles the black-eyed ones but the seeds...