Cholar Dal Recipe Bengali Style – How to Make Bengali Style Chana Dal

cholar dal

Cholar Dal Recipe is a no onion no garlic, traditional Bengali Dish made with Bengal Gram or chana dal. Cholar dal goes really well along with Bengali style puri known as Luchi. Could there be anybody who would like to walk on garbage? Or, maybe drive through a pile of garbage? No. Isn’t it? Then … Read more

Nadan Kerala Parippu Curry – How to Make Parippu Curry for Onam Sadya

Nadan Kerala Parippu Curry

Nadan Kerala Parippu Curry is a traditional Kerala dish made with Moong Dal and is an essential part of every Sadya (feast) in Kerala. “There’s no love like the first.” —Nicholas Sparks Anybody who has ever loved something or, somebody will agree that this is indeed true. The first school, the first house, the first … Read more

Restaurant Style Dal Makhani Recipe

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani Recipe is a flavorful creamy dal recipe popular in North. Dal Makhani goes really well along with naan, paratha, roti or jeera rice. The last month witnessed one of the most happening events in the country – the parliamentary elections. In fact, this was one of the most volatile elections, we had ever … Read more

Instant South Indian Sambar Recipe for Masala Dosa

instant sambar recipe

Instant South Indian Sambar Recipe for Masala Dosa is a mildly spicy recipe from South India. Sambar is a combination of lentil, vegetables, tamarind juice and some mild spices. I still cannot forget one of those commercials I used to see during my childhood. Attention spans were much more in those days when we had … Read more

Tangy Lobia Curry – Tangy Black Eyed Bean Curry

lobia

Continuing on with my last recipe, the recipe for today is another Lobia recipe that I am calling “Tangy lobia curry”. I like lobia a lot and because of its nutritional value, it is also a very healthy option for your lunch and dinner. And the best part about this lobia curry recipe is that … Read more

Onion-Garlic Masoor Dal Khichdi – Onion-Garlic Mixed Lentils and Rice Porridge

khichadi

Khichdi with onion and garlic! Khichdi is an authentic recipe and has its own ingredients and a unique method of preparing. While I believe in experimenting a lot with almost all of my recipes, I never felt the need to do that with the rice and dal khichri. I always felt it was not worth … Read more

Spring Onion Dal – Spring Onion Lentils Curry

Spring Onion Dal

Well, it was a tiring day yesterday with a lot of things. In fact there are some of those days when you feel like you are completely exhausted and there is no energy left in you to push yourself ahead.  And it is these days when you feel like making something very easy and simple. … Read more

Mili Juli Dal Chawal ki Khichdi – Mixed Lentil and Veggie Rice

khichdi

Think about Khichdi and what comes to my mind is my uncle telling me, “Khichdi ke chaar yaar, Papad, Ghee, Dahi, Achaar”, which meant that Khichdi has 4 friends, papad, ghee, curd and pickle. This is said so because Khichdi tastes extremely well when it is accompanied with these 4 items. And to be frank, … Read more

Masoor Dal Fry – Red Lentils Curry Recipe

Masoor dal

Dal is an important part of an Indian Cuisine. Its a great source of protein for the people, those who are vegetarian. Almost all kind of dal have similar amount of protein. So it is recommended that you should have one serving in a meal. The recipe for today is “Masoor dal fry” which is … Read more

Adai Dosa Recipe – Indian Lentil Crepes

Adai Dosa Recipe

For me one of the most difficult part of cooking is the breakfast. Everybody has a different choice and something that is liked by half of my family members is not the favorite of the other half. Add to it the fact that every morning breakfast is a plan made in the hurry-burry that you … Read more