Mixed daal is one of my favorite lentil dishes that I learnt from my Mom. I’ve been making it the same way she taught me for decades. As much as I love this dish, it always amazes me how every time I make it for a dinner party all guests love it just as much.
With aromatic spices, ginger garlic and onions all shallow fried in ghee this daal is comfort food for sure.
Green beans and potatoes are great together in this Indian stir fry dish. Super healthy and low fat, saute with just three spices and cook the veggies until tender. The result is a delicious veggi stir fry that goes well with a warm bowl of daal and rice.
Vangi bath which translates to eggplant rice is a popular dish in Southern India. Delicious as a main course or accompanied with a side of yogurt, for a delicious one pot meal give this eggplant fried rice a try.
Kohlrabi kootu is a lentil stew made with South Indian spices and kohlrabi. A delicious stew with the lovely fragrance of asafetida and coconut milk all combined with soft creamy lentils and vegetables such as kohlrabi, peas and green beans.
Today I’d like share some pictures from a phenomenal dinner on Christmas Eve with just our two families – ours and Vijay and Priya’s. A small gathering with loads of fun!
This recipe is for all your beet fans out there who are looking for a creative way to make a delicious beets dish. This one is flavored with toasted sesame seeds and urad daal which are split skinned black gram lentils. These two transform beets into a phenomenal dish that tastes so good you’ll be … Continue reading Beets Poriyal. Beets Saute with Toasted Sesame Seeds and Lentils →
I had this delicious eggplant dish when we were in Santa Cruz a couple of weeks ago and I’m not a huge fan of eggplant. However when it’s made right I love this vegetable. This curry is one such dish.
Soft creamy lentils cooked with radish and spices make a deliciously warm bowl of daal. All this lentil soup has is cumin, turmeric and asafetida. Served over fluffy white rice this radish daal is comfort food at it’s best.
Moong daal is a very common lenil soup prepared in many Indian homes with each family having their own unique recipe depending on the region of India they are from.