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Category: Dal(Lentils)

Dahi Wada(Lentil fritters dunked in Yogurt)

Dahi Wada(Lentil fritters dunked in Yogurt)

A revised and edited archived recipe reposted with love! Being born and bought up in Northern India, I was exposed to a variety of dishes.I had South Indian food at home(which subsequently became “Northernised” over 2 decades.Outside I loved the food..all comprised of rotis(Indian bread).subzis(vegetables) […]

Paruppu Usili/Cluster Beans Stir Fry

Paruppu Usili/Cluster Beans Stir Fry

Much of what I have witnessed of the food cooked by my grand mother,I have always felt that it was made with a pure mind and heart and that was applicable to the simple tea she made.Her hands were what we could say “gifted” and […]

Dal Fry

Dal Fry

The Indian staple food has been rice and dal – lentils simmered in water till mashed,flavoured with salt and spices and made more tasty by frying seeds and more spices in pure Ghee(clarified butter) and when smoking hot pouring on top of the dal.Well do […]

Rajma (Kidney Beans)

Rajma (Kidney Beans)

These Kidney Beans are so wonderfully soft,delectable and intricately flavored!Have them with Rice,Paranthas or hot Rotis!Originated in Punjab,these beans are packed with protein and spice and are universally delicious! Preparation Time – 35-45 minutes Makes – 4-5 servings INGREDIENTS 300 gms Kidney Beans – canned […]

Radish Sambar(Mullangi Sambar)/South Indian Lentils)

Radish Sambar(Mullangi Sambar)/South Indian Lentils)

Fond as South Indians are of Sambar – a dish which has gained International prominence,there are certain variations of the same which are sometimes unknown to people and this is one of them.This is a simple but uber-delicious dish which can be had with plain […]

Turai(Tooriya)Mung Ki Dal/Ridge Gourd and Lentils

Turai(Tooriya)Mung Ki Dal/Ridge Gourd and Lentils

India is a country where lentils and vegetables are given their priority in every meal.However it sometimes pays to combine both into a lovely medley which is again very delicious with the 2 main staple foods – Rice and Rotis(Indian Breads).This is a lovely mix […]

Dal Palak

Dal Palak

Lentils are an important part of Indian diet.Now they have become popular on an international level as  well.There is no country which has not been introduced to our humble “Daal – Chawal” and has not liked it.Here I am making a very nutritious and tasty […]