6 Great Dishes Using Grains and Pulses

These dishes are packed with healthy grains, lentils, split peas or chickpeas.


Organic chickpea masala with cilantro yogurt, carrots and nan.

340 13 Ave. S.W., 403-265-4006, boxwoodcafe.ca


Prawn and quinoa salad with avocado, feta, strawberries, candied pecans and a citrus-honey vinaigrette.

Various locations, earls.ca

Laurier Lounge

Super Grain Breakfast of red quinoa, almonds, cinnamon and fruit (with a side of green lentil hummus).

1111 7 St. S.W., 403-228-3771, laurierlounge.com

Marathon Ethiopian Restaurant

Yater Kik Alicha of split peas with onion, peppers, turmeric, ginger and garlic.

130 10 St. N.W., 403-283-6796, marathonethiopian.com


Dal Tarka of yellow lentils, cumin seeds, tomato, ginger, onion and spices.

202 16 Ave. N.E., 403-230-4447, namskar.com


Peruvian quinoa salad with avocado, broccoli, cucumber, mint, onion, sweet peppers and vinaigrette.

2929 Sunridge Way N.E., 403-681-7378, pioperu.com

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