August 7, 2013

My Legume Love Affair (MLLA) # 61 : The Round-Up!

his is the round-up of the 61st edition of My Legume Love Affair (MLLA), which means that there have been 60 editions previously. It also means that, given the enthusiastic response this event evokes in the food blog world every month, people do indeed love their legumes a lot!

It’s nice to see that the 61st edition of MLLA also brought out the best in the lentil world once again, and I’m happy to present the round-up. I have tried to categorise the submission under various headings for easy reference but otherwise the submission have been presented no particular order. 


Barley Adai by Priya Srinivasan of Enveetu Kitchen 

Green Gram And Oats Dosa by Lata Raja of Flavours and Tastes


Masala Vada by Sapana Behl of Cooking With Sapana  

 Chickpea Potato Koftas with Ricotta Cheese by Lisa of Lisa’s Kitchen 

Parippu Vada (Split Pigeon Pea Fritters) by Priya of The Humpty Dumpty Kitchen  

Vegan Moroccan Tajine Flaky Filo Twist Pies by Shaheen of Allotment2Kitchen (A2K)

Falafels by Chocolette of Chocolate Log Blog  

Salt and Vinegar Roasted Chickpeas by Janet of The Taste Space

Dahi Vada by Lubna Karim of Yummy Food

 Badeel  (A Kumaoni snack) by Namita of Ambrosia  


Sprouted Moath Bean Pulao by Nandita of Paaka-Shaale 


Chickpea Gnocchi by Cinzia of Cindystar Blog  



Dal Tadka by Priya of Soups and Sights

 Cauliflower Peas Kurma by Meena of Encourage Spice

Alsanyache tonak(tondak) by Sandhya Ramakrishnan of My Cooking Journey  

 Punjabi Mom's Dal Makkhani (Simplified) by Disha Kapadia of Salt and Pepper (With a Lot of Spice)!

Kadala Curry (Kerala Style) by Meena Raghavan of Cooking with Meena 

 Split Bengal Gram aka Chholar Dal or Chana Dal by Sanhita Roy of Pocket-full of Spices

Sri Lankan Devilled Dhal Curry by Sra of When My Soup Came Alive

Long Bean & Potato Poricha Kuzhambu by Priya Suresh of Priya's Versatile Recipes

Bengali Red Lentils and Broccoli by Rinku of Cooking in Westchester 

 Green Gram Curry/ Payaru Curry by Avika of A Day Through My Life

Chettinad Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu  by Meena Thennaapan of Chettinad Fiesta

 Mixed Dal by Pamela Kanjilal of Pam's Cookbook

Moong Dal with Spring Onion by Arundati Rao of Escapades

Simple Tomato Dal by Sowmya Dinavahi of The Tales of My Cooking

Vegetarian Chicken Balti by Roshni Chandrasekar of Roshni's Kitchen

Boiled Masoor Dal with Lime Leaf and Mustard Oil by Sandeepa of Bong Mom's Cookbook

Vegan Grilled Tofu Massaman Curry by Susan of the Well-Seasoned Cook

Mung Dal (no-onion, no-garlic) by Vishakha Bharadwaj of Sublime Palate

Feijoada (Goan Black-Eyed Beans & Coconut Milk Stew) by Aparna of My Diverse Kitchen



Kondakadalai Pirattal (Garbanzo Stir Fry) by Anusha Praveen of Tomato Blues

Mathan Erisseri by Rajani of My Kitchen Trials



Simple Peruvian (Mayocoba) Beans Salad by Gayathri Ramanan of Foody-Buddy


Edamame Dip by Purnima Narayanan of Nice Eats

Kadalebele Chutney by Suma Rowjee of Cakes And More

Chickpea-Apple Curried Chutney by Nikita of A Real Housewife

A Lebanese Feast: Foul Mudamas, Hummus by Malini Ratnam of Roz Ka Khana

Kollu Thogeyal /Horse Gram Chutney by Jayasri of Samayalarai (Cooking is Divine)


Moong Dal Kheer/Cheru Payar Parippu Payasam by Cinzy Johnson of Cakes & Tales

 Ukkarai by Nithu Bala of Nithu's Kitchen 

I have, to the best of my belief, included all the submissions I was sent in this round-up. If you had sent me a submission and I have, by some chance left it out, please send me a mail or leave a comment at this post and I will include it.

And it’s finally that time that everyone’s been waiting for – the announcement of the prize winners! month. As I mentioned in the announcement post, this month, there’s an extra prize to be won so that’s a total of three prizes.
As always, there is a case of six bags of the winner's choice of Hurst Bean products sponsored by Hurst Beans for one US resident. Then there is a copy of Sandeepa MukherjeeDatta’s (a.k.a the BongMom) book of the same name for one lucky participant from anywhere in the world.
And this time there’s also a copy of this book to be won exclusively by a participant who is an Indian resident. Susan is generously offering both copies of the book at her own expense, and she will also pay for shipping worldwide.
And the winners are……..
Shaheen of Allotment 2 Kitchen who wins a copy of Sangeeta’s BongMom Cookbook!
Meena Raghavan of Cooking With Meena  who wins the 6-pack assortment of products from Hurst Beans.
And Arundati Rao of Escapades who wins the second copy of the BongMom Cookbook.
Congratulations ladies, on you win. Lisa will be getting in touch with you shortly with details regarding your prize.
I would also like to thank Susan who started this whole thing when she thought up MLLA five years ago, and Lisa who has taken on the mantle to keep this event going. Finally, my thanks to all those who participated in this month’s MLLA to make it the success this event is.
The August edition of MLLA is being hosted by Siri, so please see her announcement post for more details.