We all love Chole Bhaturey or Chickpea Curry from the nearby street food joint. In North India, it is almost worshiped as the ‘King of all Breakfasts’! How about making this national comfort food of Chana Masala recipe at home? It is actually easier than imagined! Here I have shared way of cooking Chana Masala in 2 ways! ‘Coz you never know what you crave for, right? So, bookmark this recipe and try it whenever you crave for some Indian restaurant style Chana Masala
Tag: Dal Recipes
Punjabi style Chana Dal recipe is a perfect spicy side dish to go with Naans or Chapatis for a hearty weekday meal. It is absolutely easy to put together and the ingredients for this recipe is pretty much pantry staple. This Channa Dal is mildly spicy but comes with a garlicky tadka (tempering) of fried cashew and foxnuts which adds to the oomph of this dish.
This kacha moong dal recipe is just another way of making moong dal in a simple Bengali way. With just a handful of ingredients, you can make this flavourful yellow Indian lentil that goes perfectly well with a bowl of hot rice and a wedge of lime. One of the primary reasons behind the popularity of moong dal recipes is that it is very quick to make. If you have a stovetop pressure cooker or an Instant Pot, you can easily put together this in a matter of a couple of minutes.
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.
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.
Lentil or dal recipes are a nutrient powerhouse. Belonging to the legume family, humans have been harvesting and consuming lentils for thousands of years. It is an excellent plant-based source of nutrition, which is known to be a good source of protein, essential vitamins minerals and dietary fibres. In this post, I will share a collection of recipes for dal, which would help you utilize your dry pantry to turn it into delicious and healthy meals for you and your family.