Dal Recipes

Bengali moong dal recipe

Dhone pata diye moong dal |Moong dal with coriander leaves

To me in childhood, the only thing that would excite me was food. Be it my ma’s quick luchis and Aloor torkari, boro mashi’s kochu baata and shutki, mejo mashi’s dhone pata diye dal, fish curry, boro mami’s Mishti tok dal, Shejo mami’s baked dishes, mejo mami’s pineapple pasta and cashew chicken, all used to […]

bengali dish Bhoger Khichdi | Hautch Pautch | Moong moosurer khichudi

Bhoger khichudi | Bengali style khichdi recipe | Moong Moosurer Khichudi | Niramish Khichudi

Well, today’s recipe is Bhoger khichudi | Bengali style khichdi | Moong Moosurer Khichudi recipe | Niramish Khichudi and no, today we don’t have any puja in our home but it’s lockdown day. Maa over the phone asked me to cook Bhoger khichudi | Bengali style khichdi recipe for lunch, since it would be easy […]

Bengali dal recipe

Urad dal | Biuli dal Recipe

Biuli dal is one of my favourite dal. To me the memories of Biuli or Urad dal goes back to childhood, when maa would invariably make Urad dal | Biuli dal on Tuesdays, since that was marked as a vegetarian day for our family. Along with Urad dal | Biuli dal and rice, would be posto baata […]

Arhar dal recipe Khatti dal

Khatti dal with split pigeon pea lentil

Khatti dal with split pigeon pea lentil is an awesome recipe that I came across a recipe book of Lucknawi cuisine gharana. The Khatti dal is made with arhar dal also known as Toor dal or split pigeon pea lentil. These days I feel so ecstatic to find new wonderful rich recipes of dal. In our home, […]

Biuli Dal Mah di dal | Kaali dal | Black lentil

Mah di dal | Kaali dal | Black lentil

Today’s recipe is Mah di dal | Kaali dal | Black lentil. It’s essentially a North Indian punjabi khana. Traditionally it’s slow cooked. But in modern day scenario, we rarely have the luxury of time. In an attempt to keep the flavours of a typical Punjabi Mah di dal | Kaali dal | Black lentil intact, I […]

Amritsari pindi chole Amritsari chole | Black spicy chickpea curry

Amritsari chole | Black spicy chickpea curry

Today’s recipe is Amritsari chole | Black spicy chickpea curry. It’s a chickpea or chole recipe that’s signature is its black color or dark hue. It can be served with steamed rice or puri. Chickpeas to mention, are a wonderful source of protein. It contains a lot of vitamins and minerals.Its good for bone health, diabetes, […]

Rajma Pasta | Red kidney bean Pasta Recipe

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas – Rajma Pasta | Red kidney bean Pasta Recipe

What should I pack for lunch for my kiddo is a day to day and tiring question that comes to every mom’s mind! To give you respite, let me share this amazing Rajma Pasta | Red kidney bean Pasta Recipe that’s only healthy, packed with proteins, carbs and good fat, but also tasty. So much tasty that […]

Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango

Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango

This summer enjoy the afternoon light meals with Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango. Usually Tok dal is made with red Lentils or masoor dal. I make it at home with masoor only. But today I thought of using arhar or Toor dal in Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal […]

Ghoogni | Ghugni

Ghoogni | Ghugni with matar dal

Ghoogni | Ghugni is a chatpata bengali dish that’s quite popular as a street food. In evenings, maa serves Ghoogni | Ghugni  with a slice of bread at home. Even in some parts of West bengal Ghoogni | Ghugni is best enjoyed with muri  ( puffed rice ).     The Ghoogni | Ghugni recipe that I […]

Dal sultani

Dal sultani in a pressure cooker – my way

Dal sultani is an Awadhi Dal or lentil recipe. Split pigeon pea lentils are used to cook this Dal. Dal sultani definitely tastes the best when charcoal over beetle leaf is used in the cooking process. But we all do not feel comfortable with charcoal procedure at home. So today’s recipe is inspired by Dal sultani […]