Gujarati Dal

Gujarati Dal is prepared using split piegon peas and it is not thick as other dals.It is easy to make and tastes kind of sweet,tangy and spicy combination of flavors.You can serve this dal with plain steamed rice or roti as a side. Prep time:5minsCook time:20-30minsMakes 3-4 Ingredients1/2 cup cooked split piegon peas (Toovar dal)-Use…

Raw mango(mavidikaya pappu) dal

Raw mango(mavidikaya pappu) dal is prepared with Toor(Yellow split lentils) dal and raw mango seasoned with Indian herbs.It is a delicious,naturally tangy and flavorful. It is usually accompanied with steamed rice and ghee(clarified butter).Check out my other delicious raw mango recipes by clicking the links Raw mango rice and Instant Mango pickle. Prep time :5mins…

Methi Moong dal

This is yet another simple dal but very flavorful with methi leaves(Fenugreek leaves) and tomato cooked along with Moong dal. It goes well with pulka, roti ,steamedĀ rice & quinoa. Time 20 min Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 Bunches of Methi leaves(Separate leaves from the stems wash ,cut them and set aside) 2 medium size tomato (chopped)…

Mixed Bean Quinoa Chili

Hearty filling homemade vegetarian chili is combination of mixed beans, corn, quinoa and seasoned with herbs, spices. Healthy one pot meal for lunch or dinner. It can served with corn bread or eat as is. prep time:10mins cook time:40mins Ingredients: 2 cans kidney beans 2 cans chickpea 2 celery ribs finely chopped 1 zucchini chopped…

Bok Choy chana dal stir fry

Bok Choy is a Chinese green vegetable and it is most commonly used in stir fry. Low calorie nutrient dense green. Today I put together a recipe with bok choy, chana dal, garlic and shredded coconut. It can be served as side for roti, rice or quinoa. Prep time: 5mins cook time: 5mins soak time…

Drumstick Rasam(soup)

Drumstick rasam(Lentil drumstick soup) is easy to make and an integral part of our daily south indian cooking.It is tangy,spicy and flavorful.It is prepared with steamed drumstick,cooked dal and boiled along with tamarind pulp,rasam powder.It is served with steamed rice as a side. prep time:10mins cook time:20mins Serves-3-4 Ingredients: 1/4 cup cooked toor dal -wash…

Cabbage dal

A quick and healthy dal(lentil) made using split green gram and roughly chopped cabbage tempered with Indian seasoning.It goes well with steamed rice,quinoa or roti. Makes 4 Prep time: 5 mins Cook time:20 mins Ingredients: 1/2 cup Moong Dal 1 Cup chopped cabbage 2 green chilies roughly chopped(optional) 2 tbsp. Chopped cilantro for garnish(optional) 1tbsp…

Dal Makhni

Dal Makhni is a popular North Indian dish. It is made from whole black lentil and kidney beans along with some Indian spices cooked with butter and cream.In my recipeĀ  am not using any cream or butter. I would say this recipe is a skinny version compared to the traditional one. Serve 4-5 Lentil soak…

Spinach Moong dal

A quick and healthy dal(lentil) made using split green gram and spinach leaves tempered with Indian seasoning.It goes well with steamed rice and roti. Makes 4 Prep time: 5 mins Cook time:20 mins Ingredients: 1/2 cup Moong Dal 1 Cup chopped spinach 2 green chilies roughly chopped(optional) 2 tbsp. Chopped cilantro for garnish 1tbsp Lemon…