• Puranpoli

    Ingredients: For the Dough 2 cups whole wheat flour 2 tbsp oil For the Filling 1 cup Bengal gram 1 cup Jaggery a few saffron 2 tbsp ghee 1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder 1/4 tsp nutmeg (jaiphal) powder a pinch of mace (javantri) powder Method: For the Dough Combine the

  • Rajma Masala

    Ingredient kidney beans 2 cup Onions 3 Ginger 12; inch Coriander seed 1 tablespoon Green chili pepper 1 tablespoon Red chili 4 tablespoon Cumin seed tablespoon Turmeric powder 1/8 teaspoon Black pepper 10 Cinnamon sticks 2 small Dried mango powder 1 tablespoon Salt Water 3 cups Ghee 3 tablespoons Coriander

  • Moong Dal Dosa

    Ingredients 1 cup moong dal (split green gram) 1 cup par-boiled rice (ukda chawal) salt to taste 6 tsp oil for cooking (approx. 1/2 tsp per dosa) Method1.    Wash and soak the moong dal and rice in water for at least 3 hours. Drain.2.    Grind to a fine paste using

  • Bhuni Urad Daal

    Ingredients 1 cup white urad daal, washed and soaked for 1 hour 2 onions, chopped 1 inch ginger, chopped 1 green chilli, chopped 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 black cardamom (badi elaichi) 4-5 black peppercorns 4-5 cloves 1 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste 2

  • Moong dal-Special Chhila

    Ingredients Dhuli moong dal – 1 cup Ginger – 1 inch piece Green chili – 1 Fresh coriander – 1 tbsp Salt to taste Oil for frying  Lentils or dal are used extensively in India, generally prepared and served with different types of breads. They are rich in proteins so

  • Buckwheat Dosa

    Ingredients 1 cup buckwheat (kutto or kutti no daro) 1 tbsp urad dal (split black lentils) 1 tbsp oil 1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson) 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing) 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania) salt to taste Fibre rich and low

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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