• Sebi lifts ban on chana futures; NCDEX to launch contracts

    Market regulator SEBI has lifted ban on futures trading in chana (gram) to ensure better price realisation for farmers as the country has achieved record production in 2016-17 crop year, an official said.  Read More

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  • Pulses fumigation allowed at Indian ports for three countries

    The government has exempted pulses imported from Canada, France, and the US from mandatory fumigation at port of origin, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Read More

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  • Govt. to discourage cotton cultivation

    The State government has decided to discourage cotton cultivation. At present, 2.6 lakh hectares is under cotton cultivation, and the government proposes to restrict it to 6.5 lakh hectares across the State this kharif.   Read More

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  • As monsoon takes a break, summer crop yields likely to fall; farmer woes may heighten

    Farmers run the risk of planting too much, too fast in the current monsoon season as an unexpected dry spell starts to wilt summer-sown crops, raising fears of lower yields and potentially forcing some farmers to re-sow crops   Read More

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  • Monsoon might make strong comeback over Central India this week

    This may rescue pulses, cotton and oilseed sowing; rain revival in the south to take longer   Read More

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  • Chana Masala – Chickpea Stew with Tomatoes

    Chana masala also known as chhole masala or channay (plural) is a popular Punjabi dish in Indian cuisine and Pakistani cuisine. The main ingredient is chickpeas cook together with onion, chopped tomatoes, coriander seed, garlic, chillies, ginger, dried mango powder (amchur), crushed pomegranate seed (anardana) and garam masala. It is fairly dry and spicy with […]

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  • Punjabi Dhaba Dal

    Bring the popular dhaba dal right into your kitchen with infused aroma. The highway style dal cooked in a hot melange of spices, butter and a spattering tadka to stimulate your senses. Ingredients: 5 cups of water 1 cup Urad Dal (Split black gram) ½ cup arhar dal ¼ cup chana dal ½ tsp turmeric […]

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  • Mexican Pulses Salad

    Ingredients 1 (400g) tin drained black beans 1 1/4 (340g) tins drained sweetcorn 400g white chick peas that are soaked overnight and boiled 1 (400g) black beans, soaked, rinsed and drained 3/4 (400g) chopped tomatoes with chilli Half an onion diced 1 avocado, cut into 1.25cm chunks 2 green chillies minced and seeded 1 plum […]

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  • Moong Dal Pakoras

    Moong Dal Vadas are known as pakoras, bhajias or fritters. This is a spicy delicious snack crispy outside and soft inside. Moong dal vada is a popular tasty dish. Ingredients: Split wash moong dal(1 cup) Potatoes boiled peeled and shredded(1 cup) Finely chopped cilantro (hara dhania)( 2 tablespoon) Green chili minced adjust to taste(1) Finely […]

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  • Moong Dal Halwa

    Moong Dal Halwa is a sweet dish of Rajasthan. It is a rich, creamy and pudding like dessert. It is a delicious dessert for the winter months. It is supposed to keep the body warm and protect it from the bitter winter cold. You can make a larger quantity of the Moong dal Halwa and […]

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