Bringing a twist to ‘niramish shonibar’ with a recipe from the land of the Maharajas These days I am a huge fan of one-pot recipes, and if they turn out to be lentil recipes then I am surely going to bookmark those. This Rajasthani Panchmel Dal or Panchratna Dal recipe cropped up to me when […]
How To Make Dhaba-style Dal Makhani at Home? Aren’t these some dishes which get associated to some of your memories. For instance, this Punjabi dal makhani recipe reminds me of our umpteen road trips we have had as a child and the lunch stopovers at rustic Indian roadside restaurants or dhabas as we call them […]
There is only one thing that makes me wait for summers and that is Mango. Green as well as ripened, both are awaited with abated breath in my household. First one to reach the markets is always the Green Mango which makes delicious chutneys and a special Bengali sour dal known as Toker Dal. The nomenclature here, need a little bit of explanation. ‘Tok‘ means sour in Bangla, hence, Toker Daal means sour dal. The sour taste essentially comes from the unripened tangy Green Mango. Among the various lentil recipes, this green mango recipe is a staple in every Bengali household during the summer months in India.