Day 42 : Chana dal with wadi and palak (lentils with sun-dried spiced dumplings and spinach)

We rarely make this at home but it is my Nani’s favourite and I thought this could be something for her this Mother’s Day. She loves the taste of wadi because it adds an amazing flavour and can even uplift the simplest of dishes (like ghia sabzi). Wadi is an intrinsically Punjabi ingredient which transportsContinue reading “Day 42 : Chana dal with wadi and palak (lentils with sun-dried spiced dumplings and spinach)”

Day 32: Arhar Dal with Nepali Chutney

Simple and satisfying! I’ve learnt that one can go wrong with even simple dal chawal, but if you use the right ratio of dal to water and cook it for a suitable duration (varies according to type) then it turns out perfect. This is my dads favourite dal. Ingredients for the dal 1. Dal/lentils –Continue reading “Day 32: Arhar Dal with Nepali Chutney”

Day 15: Dal Bukhara and masala aloo

Note : see yesterday’s recipe! This dal tastes even better the next day since it absorbs all the flavours and spices. I believe same is the case of mutton dishes as well. Enjoy this dal today with some masala aloo The method of making it is the same as Aloo Jeera ( please refer toContinue reading “Day 15: Dal Bukhara and masala aloo”