• Urad-dhaba-daal

    Ingredients: 1 cup Urad (white) daal / Split Black Urad  1 Onion sliced  1 Tomato diced (optional)  1tsp Ginger grated 1-2 Green chilies chopped  Coriander leaves finely chopped 1tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)  2 bayleaves (tejpatta) 2 cloves (laung)  1/2 tsp. turmeric powder  Salt to taste A pinch of Garam masala Red chili powder to taste […]

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  • Bhedawi poori

    Ingredients For the dough 1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida) 2 tbsp hot oil 1/2 tsp nigella seeds (kalonji) 2 pinches of salt For the masala powder (for the stuffing) 1 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds 1 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera) 1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf) 8 black peppercorns (kalimirch) 4 large or 8 small red […]

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  • Urad daal- Special Idli

    Ingredients 1/2 cup parboiled rice 1/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils) 6 to 8 fenugreek (methi) seeds 1/4 cup barley (jau) salt to taste 1/4 cup finely chopped mixed vegetables (carrots , french beans , peas etc.)   Idli… the first dish that comes to our mind when we think of south india! i […]

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  • Curried Lentils With Chicken and Potatoes

    Ingredients 1 1/2 cups red lentils or yellow split peas 1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes (about 2), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger kosher salt and black pepper 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs […]

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  • Lentil Salad

    Ingredients 3/4 cup quick-cooking barley 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice kosher salt and black pepper 1 medium head romaine lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces (about 8 cups) 1 15-ounce can lentils, rinsed 1 large carrot, cut into matchsticks 1/4 small red onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives 1/4 English […]

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  • Red Lentil Curry

    Ingredients 3 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, chopped 8 scallions, sliced, white and green parts separated 1 tablespoon curry powder 4 medium carrots (about 8 ounces), chopped 1 large russet potato (about 10 ounces), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 cup red lentils 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth […]

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  • Lentil Fritter Pitas With Red Cabbage Slaw

    Ingredients 2 15-ounce cans lentils, rinsed 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves, plus more for serving 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 cup bread crumbs kosher salt and black pepper 1/4 head red cabbage, shredded (about 1 1/2 cups) 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons […]

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  • Rajma chawal

    Serves 4 2 cups basmati rice 3 cups boiling water Generous pinch of saffron 2-3 tablespoons neutral cooking oil, like grapseed or canola 1 medium onion, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1-inch piece ginger, peeled and grated 1-2 green bird’s eye chile(s), finely chopped 1 1/2 cups crushed tomatoes and juices, or passata (See […]

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  • Rajma Kebab

    Ingredients Rajman (kidney bean) 1 cup Boiled potatoes 2 large onions 1 large (chopped) green chilies 1 large (chopped) Grated ginger 1/2 tsp salt pepper sugar Everest Meat Masala 1/2 tsp Sattu ( roasted Gram Flour) 2 tsp olive oil 1 tsp crushed coriander seeds 1/2 tsp ice cream sticks 15 nos Batter flour 2 […]

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  • Rajma Bean Soup

    Ingredients 3/4 cup red rajma (kidney beans) 2 onions, chopped 4 tomatoes, chopped 3 cloves of garlic (lehsun) 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tbsp oil salt to taste For serving finely chopped tomatoes sliced green onions chopped coriander (dhania) tabasco sauce Method Soak the beans overnight. Drain thoroughly. Heat the oil, […]

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