International » Indian Market Tour: Lentils & Other Legumes
Ranveer Brar demystifies a wall of rainbow-hued lentils and other legumes at Shalimar Food & Spices in Cambridge. This helpful tutorial describes cooking times and techniques and shows lentil varieties ranging from whole form to more processed states.
Born in Northern India, chef Ranveer Brar started his cooking career at the age of 15 as a street vendor from whom many believe you can get the very best Indian food. His parents encouraged formal education in culinary arts after which his travels took him around the world. Those experiences have led to his position as corporate chef with One World Cuisine restaurant group where he is "Taking the inspiration from the street food across the world and putting it right out on a platter." Indian restaurants and spice shops he's overseeing include Dosa Factory and Shalimar in Cambridge and Mantra in Boston.