Top 20 Dishes Made With Pulses

top 20 dishes made with pulsa

Pulses have always been an essential part of our daily meals, and in some parts of the world, they are regularly consumed. With its high content of protein and fiber, it serves as a delicious side dish. It can be cooked with varieties of spices and vegetables. Moreover, it completes our main course meals giving them spicy and tangy flavors. It can readily be garnished with coriander leaves, curry leaves, shredded coconut, or cottage cheese for yummy flavors. When made with local spices, it gives a refreshing feeling and quenches our hunger. Let’s look into some yummy and creamy pulses recipes for our daily diets.

1. Chickpea Frittata 

It’s egg-free, vegan, and gluten-free. Instead of eggs, chickpea flour is used in this recipe. Chickpea flour and seasonal vegetables served with red pepper sauce adding to the color of the dish is an authentic recipe you won’t like to miss out on. Highly nutritious, it is suitable for children as well. 

1 Chickpea Frittata

2. Lemon Lentil And Green Soup 

You can’t get enough of this dish. It’s completely vegan and gluten-free, and nutritious. The looks of this dish may confuse you, but it tastes way better than it looks. It’s made with lentils, green herbs, and lemon juice and can be used as dressing for other dishes. Served with hot toasts, it’s lip-smacking.

2 Lemon Lentil And Green Soup

3. Mixed Vegetables And Pulses

Sauteed seasonal vegetables are added with ginger, onions, and garlic to make the dish alluring in taste. With the high content of protein, vitamins, and minerals, this is a dish you shouldn’t miss out on for the healthy growth of your child. An easy recipe, when served with steamed white rice, is unique. 

3 Mixed Vegetables And Pulses

4. Moong Dal Fry

A ubiquitous snack we keep buying from our nearby shops although we can make it at home with just a few minutes to spare. Moong dal is lightly fried with a pinch of salt for an alluring appetizer. Local spices can be added for flavoring and can be used as a sprinkling agent in salads and various chaats.

4 Moong Dal Fry

5. Bengali Macher Dal

A vibrant and famous dish commonly made during small celebrations and weddings. It’s an absolute favorite of non-vegetarians. Garnished with coriander, it will leave you longing for another bowl. However, it tastes better when served hot with rice and doesn’t taste good with rotis or chapatis.

5 Bengali Macher Dal

6. Bengali Cholar Dal

Boiled chana dal teamed with local spices and grated coconut is yummy and served with hot puris. Finely chopped coriander leaves are used for garnishing. Use mustard oil for the best outcome. Everyone loves this dish because of its sweet and spicy nature. You must try this if you’re visiting Bengal. It is specially made during religious functions.

6 Bengali Cholar Dal

7. Pulse Tacos 

As delicious as it sounds, it can give you a complete and healthy stomach when you’re craving something tangy and spicy. Hearing the name of tacos offers children hope for mouth-watering treats. Chickpeas with garlic and various spices are used for the making of tacos. Lettuce, cilantro, taco shells, and cheddar cheese are used for toppings.

7 Pulse Tacos

8. Baked Peruano Beans With Mexican Chorizo

Beans are a healthy source of protein and fiber, for strengthening our bodies and helping us fight diseases. Slow-cooked and baked dry beans can be yummier than you think. Try it out as soon as possible to avoid missing the nutrients. It is quickly made and can be served for lunch or dinner. 

8 Baked Peruano Beans With Mexican Chorizo

9. Balsamic Lentil Salad

Whenever it comes to lentils, we are often told by our parents to have them regularly for their nutritious value. Still, it does become tireness after eating them regularly, so here’s a new recipe you can try at home to give your tongue a unique taste. Cucumbers, bell peppers, cheese, and feta are mixed to complete the salad.

9 Balsamic Lentil Salad

10. Roasted Cauliflower And Lentil Tacos

A mouth-watering dish that never misses the mark of making children happy by satisfying their hunger. With the filling of cauliflower, you won’t miss meat or fish. Served with the creamy chipotle sauce, you’ll find yourself craving it often. Try this drool-worthy dish soon with its high nutritious value.

10 Roasted Cauliflower And Lentil Tacos

11. Sweet Potato Stuffed With Black Beans

Black beans are widely available in the market and are a good source of protein and fiber, and can be used as a stuffing. It is a treat for vegetarians with loads of antioxidants and vitamins in sweet potatoes. Black beans have a creamy texture and taste delicious when cooked well with the right ingredients.

11 Sweet Potato Stuffed With Black Beans

12. Green Power Protein Salad

Varieties of salads have taken the hearts of people who follow a strict diet. But there has always been a favorite one, and this recipe can change that. Protein loaded with green spinach and kale will give the taste buds a run of flavors to munch on. Try this out to change your thoughts about regular salads.

12 Green Power Protein Salad

13. Lentil Hummus

Hummus is vegan and can be spread over sandwiches and parathas for a healthy and delicious snack or breakfast or packed lunches. It’s a creative way to utilize the leftover vegetable scraps healthily. It helps maintain our cholesterol levels and is quite refreshing.

13 Lentil Hummus

14. Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

It is one of the top vegetarian recipes bursting with mouth-watering flavors. It can be served with toasted bread or can work with other salads to give them a rich finish. Packed with high protein and vitamins, this versatile recipe will soon be your favorite. Parsley and lemon juice are added to this salad for unique flavors.

14 Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

15. Black Beans Vegetarian Meatballs

The name of the dish sounds tricky when considered as a vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free item. Though the name suggests meat, it is purely veg using black beans as the center ingredient. It can be served with spaghetti or roasted vegetables. The meatballs are made with black beans, bread crumbs, flaxseeds, and local spices.

15 Black Beans Vegetarian Meatballs

16. Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Isn’t it an exciting name? Let me tell you the dish is more exciting and filled with nutritions good for our body. Mushrooms, potatoes, and lentils are used in this dish. Love for this dish will keep you longing for the next time till you make it again. It is quite a favorite among children and a loved snack by all.

16 Vegetarian Shepherds Pie

17. Indian Lentil And Tomato Dal

Here’s a dish for a lover of simple and easy homemade foods. Tomatoes work as a magic ingredient in this dish with cumin and mustard seeds, onions, and ginger. Soaked lentils cooked local spicy masalas, and the above-mentioned ingredients taste alluring served with hot parathas and dollops of butter.

17 Indian Lentil And Tomato Dal

18. Pulse Chutney

It is a spicy and tangy chutney made in India to serve with dosas or idlis occasionally. Made with black beans, lemon juice, ginger, and green chilies, it is refreshing and easily homemade. The ingredients are affordable and widely available in the market. Try this out with its health benefits; it will amaze you.

18 Pulse Chutney

19. Chicken Pulses

A mouth-watering dish for the non-vegetarians with pulses sounds quite exciting after how pulses are considered a vegetarian item. Boiled pulses tempered with local spices and minced chicken cooked into a thick gravy are mixed for the complete dish. Try this out with rotis or chapatis for a rich and yummy treat.

19 Chicken Pulses

20. Aloo-Pulses Khichdi

An Indian dish mostly made on religious occasions and served hot with mixed vegetable curry and a spicy and tangy achaar. It is also made in a rainy dish for its lip-smacking spicy flavors. Made with boiled potatoes, pulses, and rice, this is very nutritious. It is very alluring for its authenticity and unique taste. Quickly made, it can be served as a wholesome meal.

20 Aloo Pulses Khichdi