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.
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Luchi is an unleavened and deep-fried Indian flatbread made exclusively by the people of states in the eastern region of India. Popularly known as ‘Bengali-style Luchi’, the dough is made with all-purpose flour, hence its pristine white appearance. Usually reserved for a special occasion, it is often paired with Bengali Mutton Roast or Kosha Mangsho, Chana Dal or Bengali Cholar Dal or Potato Curry or Niramish Aloo Dum.
Chapati or roti is unleavened Indian flatbread made with whole wheat flour or wholemeal flour. Originally from India sub-continent, this flatbread is a staple in most Indian meals. Unlike naans and kulchas, it is yeast-free, vegan, does not use refined flour and is rich in dietary fibres.
This Mint Coriander Chutney Dip or Green Chutney as we like to call is like ‘man friday’ of all meals. It instantly jazzes up any boring meal with lip-smacking deliciousness. All you need is a bunch of fresh mint leaves and coriander leaves (or cilantro) and some basic spices to make this no-cook green chutney sauce.
Palak Paneer is probably one of the most popular dishes in any Indian restaurant. It is a creamy and luscious spinach gravy with cubes of cottage cheese (or Indian fresh cheese) in it. It is mildly spicy, extremely delicious and tastes just out-of-world with butter slathered naans. It is gluten-free and power-packed with essential vitamins and minerals.
Dimer Dalna is basically Bengali Egg Curry which is probably the most recurring dish in every Bengali household. Here, hard-boiled eggs are slightly fried before cooking them with potatoes in gravy. This is one of those recipes which gives comfort to all, those who cook as well as those who eat. It is easy to make and absolutely delicious in taste.