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.
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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.
Bengali egg curry recipes are easy recipes which can be cooked by anyone, you don’t need any special skill set for these. Similarly this Dim Shorshe recipe also calls for simple ingredients and just a couple of minutes to put together a hearty meal. No chopping or elaborate preparation required, just a handful of ingredients thrown together in a blender and then cooked with hard boiled eggs.
Jeera Aloo aka Turmeric & Cumin Roasted Potatoes Recipe is the perfect example of vegan – gluten free Indian recipe. Widely popular as a fasting dish in India, this recipe with roasted potatoes can be whipped up in just couple of minutes. With the earthy flavour of cumin seeds combined with the tang of lemon juice and the crunch of fresh coriander leaves, this dish would leave you craving for more.
The best ever recipe of Chicken Bharta! This chicken bharta recipe is spicy chicken recipe where shredded chicken is cooked with Indian spices. This is a great way to use up any leftover roasted chicken and re-purpose it for a delicious weekday dinner. This is a great make ahead ‘meal-prep’ recipe which would definitely ease […]