Split pea dal or matar dal is one of the most popular lentils in Indian cooking. Belonging to the family of Pisum sativum also known as peas, the dried peas are hulled and split to get the matar dal. This is a very traditional Bengali dal recipe which requires absolutely basic ingredients and just a couple of minutes of time. This can be served with parboiled rice and a vegetable side dish, often comprising of season’s fresh like cauliflower curry (aloo phoolkopir dalna) in winters or say, bottle gourd in the summers.
This whole wheat cake recipe is for those who love cakes but get worried about those extra calories. This easy cake recipe is 50% whole wheat flour cake recipe with no butter and minimum sugar. On top of everything, it is loaded with dried fruits & nuts which makes it a healthy snack recipe.
This Aloo Phulkopir Dalna (Bengali Cauliflower & Potato Curry) recipe is a perfect example of Bengali niramish ranna or Indian vegetarian cooking. It is vegan, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, nut-free and a complete plant-based Indian curry dish. Here, cauliflower florets are cooked with potato cubes in pantry basic Indian spices. If you are looking for easy cauliflower recipes for rice, then you are in luck!
Dal recipes play a very important role in Indian cuisine. If you take a close look at a typical Indian meal, you would inevitably find a lentil-based dal recipe which diligently fulfils its role of protein-provider to the majority of the population of this country. This Bengali recipe for arhar dal is the simplest in terms of ingredients and can be quickly made.
This eggless Strawberry Tart recipe what you need to make yourself a fancy dessert, without breaking a sweat. All you need is a couple of simple ingredients, which is I am sure is already there in your pantry and an hour of your time. Make the best use of the season’s fresh Strawberries and make this custard-filled tart, topped with fresh strawberry slices.
Paneer recipes are easy and that makes them so popular. This Badami Paneer Korma is no different. All you have to do is make the nut based creamy and luscious gravy and drop the paneer cubes in it. Cooked without tomato, this paneer recipe calls for simple ingredients like onion, ginger and garlic along with almonds & melon seeds to give a creamy texture to this dish. It pairs superbly well with Indian Naan breads or Fried Rice.