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Shahi Dal Recipe (Urad Dal Creamy Stew)

Shahi Dal Recipe (Urad Dal Creamy Stew) by Hina Gujral

Shahi Dal, as the name advocates, is creamy, aromatic and rich urad dal stew cooked with milk, ghee and fistful of almonds. The split black lentils are soaked overnight and rubbed between the figures to gently scrub off the dark outer covering from the dal. Then the favorite kitchen aid pressure cooker takes its routine place over the…

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Dal Khichdi Recipe (Indian Style Lentil & Rice Casserole)

Dal Khichdi Recipe (Indian Style Lentil & Rice Casserole) by Hina Gujral

Dal Khichdi is no fancy or complicated dish which requires lengthy preparations, it is as humble as its name. A combination of lentils cooked with rice in one pot to create a wholesome and delicious vegetarian goulash. While the pressure cooker was filling in the background score for the silent afternoon my thoughts were transported…

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Keema Matar Recipe (Mutton Mince with Peas)

Keema Matar Recipe (Mutton Mince with Peas) by Hina Gujral

Keema Matar Recipe is the spicy, bold mutton mince curry embellished with fresh green peas. Keema Matar is undoubtedly one of our favorite mutton curries from the days when I could not even spell the word keema. The morsel of soft and pillowy Mughlai breads dipped in piquant curry burst with flavors in the mouth. There is a kind of…

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Kamal Kakdi Ki Sabzi (Lotus Stem Curry)

Kamal Kakdi Ki Sabzi (Lotus Stem Curry) by Hina Gujral

Kamal Kakdi Ki Sabzi is a succulent brown curry made with crisp and fibrous lotus stem. The juicy slices of lotus stem are pressure cooked in onion and tomato gravy till al-dente, later served with hot puffed Phulkas or with Jeera Rice. The lotus stem is one root vegetable which as a kid I could clearly distinguish from the other…

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Punjabi Sookhi Urad Dal Recipe

Punjabi Sookhi Urad Dal Recipe by Hina Gujral

Punjabi Sookhi Urad Dal Recipe is easy to make and delicious every day lentil dish. Lunch is a serious affair in any Sikh household. The menu for lunch is planned on the breakfast table while hogging on the stuff parathas. The moment first meal of the day is wrapped up pots and ladles are set in motion for lunch. The skilled house…

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Dal Makhani Recipe

Dal Makhani Recipe by Hina Gujral

Dal Makhani is the hearty, creamy, mildly flavored whole urad dal stew, it is the most common lentil dish cooked across the Northern province of India. Over the years Dal Makhani has become an inseparable part of Indian Cuisine, in the far west countries in midst of hot dogs and pancakes this brown lentil curry is recognized as the…

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Sambar for Ven Pongal

Sambar for Ven Pongal by meena

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Sambar idly

Sambar idly by Harini m

Sambar idly or the famed 14 idlies of Saravana bhavan is one dish that even idly haters will not be able to resist.Small and cute liilte idlies drowned in a bowl of piping hot sambar with fresh onions and a dollop of ghee atop is something gourmet. Any one who has tasted this in saravana bhavan will agree with me.This is an absolute…

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Blackchickpea Snack (Konda Kadalai Sundal)

Blackchickpea Snack (Konda Kadalai Sundal) by Sensibleveg

Looking for a super healthy snack, low in carbohydrate, high in protein, gluten free, filling, inspite of all these good things still tastes great. Then this one is a must try for you. If you are of a South Indian (South East Asian - South Indian) then this sundal is a no big deal and you would have tasted it so many times. If not do…

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Vada Pav Recipe

Vada Pav Recipe by Mary

Food on the go for the ever so busy Mumbaikar…a garma garam batata vada, which is the gram flour coated deep fried spiced mashed potato ball, sandwiched between slices of chutney slathered Mumbaiya style pav bread. Dubbed as the common man’s burger this one is available at every street corner, is super delicious and light on the…

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Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa) by Hina Gujral

Some dishes never lose their glory nor they are ever out of trend, one such classic desert is Gajar Ka Halwa, winter specialty of Indian households though carrots are available all round the year but only during winters market is flooded with those juicy, sweet and long deep orange carrots. These winter carrots have all together…

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