Lasooni Moong Dal Tadka

Lasooni Moong Dal

Lasooni Moong Dal Tadka is a garlicky dal made with moong dal and is mildly spiced. This can be served with pooris or rotis and is very quick to make. In the current cooking agenda that I have until April, I have too many pooris or rotis to make. So one of the frequent side […]

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Moong Dal Makhani

Moong Dal Makhani

WhMoong Dal Makhani is a creamy dal made with Whole Moong and very simple to make. While Dal Makhani uses Urad dal, in this version we use Moong dal and the process is much easier to complete. We frequently soak the Moong for sprouting and at times even when we have excess sprouted Moong, we […]

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Char Dal Tadka | How to make Yellow Dal Tadka

Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka

Char Dal Tadka or Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka is a simple and easy dal that can be served with pulkas. The dal is mild on the stomach and tastes wonderful. I chose to make this yellow dals and highlighted the colour by including turmeric powder as well. We make a simple dal with pulka at […]

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Channa Masala Recipe

For the third and final day of cooking smooth gravies, I have yet another favorite of my kids, the chole. Our Sunday breakfast is alternated with either Appam and Tomato Kurma or Poori Channa. My boys are specific with the same dish being served. So I do not experiment all the time.  However, this time, […]

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Shahi Paneer Masala

For the second day of Smooth Gravies, I have a Shahi Paneer Masala. You know I can’t complete this series without a paneer in tow right. This is a gravy I cooked as I went on when kids asked for a new version of their favorite paneer. I started without an idea on how differently […]

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Chole Kulcha | How to make Chole Kulche ~ Delhi Street Food

We are starting the last week of BM#62, with Street food as the theme. I love Street food and especially the chaats. Even though I love street food, I haven’t actually indulged in those much. My exposure has confined to the tours we have taken and not in my own city.  Street food literally refers […]

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Palak Paneer without Tomato ~ No Tomato Recipes

I have a phobia or rather a setback, in that I can’t imagine a gravy without onions or tomatoes. when I sat thinking about it, I realized that I do make those gojjus that are typical of Andhra cuisine where either tomato are not added or sometimes onions are not added. Apart from that, if […]

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Sprouted Moong Sabzi

For the day 2 under Meal Ideas, I have a quick Sprouted Moong Dal Sabzi that only takes about 20 mins to get cooked, provided of course you have the sprouts on hand. There was a time when we always stocked moong sprouts. Now we need to concsiously make it and then plan dishes with […]

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Burmese Pe Byouk | Sprouted Yellow Peas

From what I read, these yellow beans are very important ingredient of the cuisine and gets featured a lot. The salient point of course, is that you got to sprout the beans before cooking. The beans used is the regular yellow peas or Vatana in North. I simply dislike the aroma that comes after cooking […]

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