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Dal Makhani


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Dal Makhani

Dal makhani is the love of vegetarians in the Northern regions of India. Dal makhani recipe involves different types of pulses like rajma, urad, and chana dal.  Some dal makhani recipes also use garbanzo beans (chickpeas). Literally meaning ‘buttery dal’, the tadka of the dal makhani gives it th…

South Indian Dal with Vegetables


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Dal with Vegetables

Here is a recipe I relish on Sundays, if I am not in mood for fish fry. This is the south Indian style of preparing dal, and one of the healthiest dishes. Dal with vegetables is different from the normal dal fry. Daal is a must on the table in many Indian households. That’s the reason we are alwa…

Whole Masoor Dal


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I’m on a dal adventure nowadays, given the 2020 lockdown. Some click, some don’t. So I’m going to share dal recipes that I enjoyed. My daughter and I are pure non-vegetarians so if we love it, it’s definitely a must-try for you. Now, I like having dal with rotis so I don’t thin them out into a c…

Dal Palak


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Dal Palak is traditional to Indian vegetarian cuisine – a recipe passed on by generations. Dal Palak is a fine, nutritious, and lightly spiced combination of lentils and spinach. This kind of palak recipes retain most of nutritional value of spinach since its not fried or burdened with spices. Pe…

Moong Dal Dahi Vadas


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Here is an instant dahi vada recipe which is more like a magic wand – give it a swirl and you’d have a chaat snack on your table. I’m serious! Blend the moong dal, fry pakoda-style, and pour seasoned yogurt. Of course, if you have the time and zeal, you can make the traditional style. Here is th…