Lentils

  • Achari Tinda walli Dal (Spiced Lentils with Apple Gourd)

    Achari Tinda walli Dal (Spiced Lentils with Apple Gourd)

    Regular readers of this blog know how much I love dals and various variations to them. At home we eat a lot of lentils and usually much beyond the regular ...

  • Pavvakai Pitla : Bitter gourd Sambhar with freshly ground spices

    Pavvakai Pitla : Bitter gourd Sambhar with freshly ground spices

    I had first encountered this sambhar long ago at a friends house, her mother is my go to person for Tamil food, every dish she makes is finger licking delicious. ...

  • Moong Dal Halwa : Holi Special

    Moong Dal Halwa : Holi Special

    Moong Dal halwa is a labour of love. Indulgent and delicious it is made only on special occasions. Diwali, Holi or a dessert if you want to impress someone with ...

  • Drumstick Leaf aka Moringa Dal

    Drumstick Leaf aka Moringa Dal

    Moringa is making huge waves as the latest health food around the world, but while the world discovered it recently we have been eating it forever, Moringa Leaves are nothing ...

  • Punjabi Sabut Moong Dal

    Punjabi Sabut Moong Dal

    If there is one thing I love the most about Punjabi cuisine is its extensive use of dals aka lentils. There is no meal which passes by without a dal ...

  • Punjabi Maa ki daal (Slow cooked Black Urad Lentil)

    Punjabi Maa ki daal (Slow cooked Black Urad Lentil)

    I often tell people that Punjabi food that you get in restaurants is not the Punjabi food we eat at home, on a everday basis we don't eat dollops of ...

  • Desi Health Bites : Three Bean Cutlet

    Desi Health Bites : Three Bean Cutlet

    I have been using Rice Bran Oil in my kitchen for sometime now and I always feel the food cooked with it feels lighter, so when Fortune Rice Bran Oil ...

  • Power Laddoo (post no 27)

    Power Laddoo (post no 27)

    Ojas is a really fussy eater, hardly eats and when he eats it feels that he is the one who is always on a diet... He doesn't touch ghee and ...

  • Methi Moong

    Methi Moong

    Everyone in my family enjoys eating methi and though we make it in quite some ways, we had got kind of bored with all this and thus I put my ...