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Horse Gram refers to a small pulse (legume) that is most commonly grown as a crop in India where it is called Gahat or Kulath. It is not only used as a human food, but also used for animal food. Horse Gram is described as small, thin and oval-shaped, may be light to dark colored in shades of red, brown and black. It has a slight strong, earthy flavor when cooked. It can be eaten as a whole bean, as a sprout, or as whole meal and can be served as a side dish or as a main dish with other ingredients. In some regions, the Horse gram is boiled and then crushed with salt after which it is allowed to ferment in order to produce a sauce that is used like a soy sauce. In India, particularly in Uttaranchal Region, it is used extensively for making various dishes, such as Gahat Chappati, Phaanu, Gahat Ki Dal , Gahat Soup, Rus, Gahat Rasmi Badi (Kofta), etc. Horse Gram which is similar to the Moth Bean are both called as the "poor man's food".

Hareng Roll-Mop refers to France's marinated herring rolled around a small pickle.

Herbes de Provence refers to the mixture of thyme, rosemary, summer savory, and bay leaf, often dried and blended. The mixture can also added fresh.

Hash refers to a mixture of finely chopped meat or fish mixed with vegetables , seasoning, and often potatoes. I specifically like Corned beef hash made by my mom.

Habas is a Peruvian term for "Broad beans ".

Huile d'arachide is the French term for "Peanut Oil", a kind of oil that is extracted from peanuts. Peanut oil is an ideal oil for deep frying becasue of its high melting point. Peanut oil is mostly used in Chinese cuisine. It is used in for cooking, purposes, in soaps and in the manufacture of some pharmaceutical products Huile d'arachide is pronounced "wheel dah-rah-sheed" English: Peanut oil, groundnut oil German: Erdnussöl, Arachusöl French: Huile de cacahuè. Huile d'arachide Spanish: Aceite de cacahuetes Scientific: Arachis hypogaea