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Geeli Khitchdi

Geeli Khitchdi

Khitchdi is a delicious mix of rice,lentils and spices which is internationally famous!Often touted “The poor man’s food” it has reached international heights when the British adopted it their way known as Kedgeree which included vegetables,meat and fish! Recently Khitchdi was in the news as […]

Hariyali Dal Amritsari (A delicious Lentil accompaniment with leafy greens)

Hariyali Dal Amritsari (A delicious Lentil accompaniment with leafy greens)

Dal is a staple food in India and the most varied recipes are found in the States of Punjab and Haryana.What is so varied about the recipes?They mix and match all kinds of lentils which may range from whole lentils,split lentils,beans,legumes,sprouts and peas,add or minus […]

Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five lentils topped with white butter)

Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five lentils topped with white butter)

Everyone knows that the myriad lentil/dal recipes in India originated from Punjab – the land of the five rivers!They concocted various recipes and wowed inquisitive and curious foodies with their ghee laced rotis,great tasting dals,delicious spiced vegetables,succulent paneer gravies and ghee packed desserts!Ask “Pinni’ lovers […]

Dhaabe Wali Dal (Mixed Lentils cooked Dhaba(Indian roadside restaurant) style)

Dhaabe Wali Dal (Mixed Lentils cooked Dhaba(Indian roadside restaurant) style)

The speciality of this supremely delicious Dal is that you will find this served in Indian roadside restaurants called Dhaabas!The recipe combines 3 types of lentils (the protein quotient) cooked with delicious spices and served with rice or roti.A complete meal! The recipe adapted from […]

Dal Banjara (A delicious way of preparing Lentils in Rajasthan) !

Dal Banjara (A delicious way of preparing Lentils in Rajasthan) !

The term “Banjara” is used to depict Nomads in the state of Rajasthan.They go places singing and dancing and entertaining the masses.This recipe is one which is special to them as it contains proteins,ghee and spices which are so beneficial in various functions of the […]

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