Summer's almost gone. Ok, for most of you, it's long gone. My parents got a couple inches of snow one day last week.
But I'm still harvesting green beans (hey, they got a late start!), tomatoes, and peppers.
In the hopes of using up some of that bounty, I went to an old standby recipe, with some twists, of course.
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Afternoon baseball has a way of building an appetite while simultaneously sapping the will to invest the time and effort to make a complex meal. This dish tastes complex, but it's pretty simple to make, and takes only one pot (plus a pot for rice). The inspiration for this dish comes from here, here and here. It can be made with dried chana dal, but my kids actually prefer the quick version with canned chick peas (garbanzo beans).
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