Chana Dal

  • Menthya Matvadi Palya | A stir fry of Fenugreek leaves with lentils

    Menthya Matvadi Palya | A stir fry of Fenugreek leaves with lentils

    Menthya Matvadi (Matodi) Palya is a dish made using fenugreek leaves and lentils, a sort of dry curry that can be eaten with both rotis and rice. -------------------------------------- Sometimes, you ...

  • 15 Minute Tamarind Semia Upma | Puli Semia

    15 Minute Tamarind Semia Upma | Puli Semia

    Recipe for quick South Indian breakfast / tiffin of Puli Semia / Tamarind Semia Upma / Tamarind Vermicelli This is not a traditional semia preparation, at least not in my ...

  • Mor Kuzhambu with Brinjal

    Mor Kuzhambu with Brinjal

    Brinjals or eggplants were one vegetable I couldn't be bothered to eat as a kid. In order to avoid being force fed, I would often say I'm allergic to them, ...

  • Indian Pumpkin Curry with Dal

    Indian Pumpkin Curry with Dal

    Recipe for Indian Pumpkin Curry with Lentils / Yellow Pumpkin with Chana Dal / Kaddu Dal Recipe What do you do when you come back from a vacation and see ...

  • Cabbage Rice with Spices

    Cabbage Rice with Spices

    Recipe for a Maharashtrian style Cabbage Rice I have to admit that cabbage is the somewhat boring category of vegetables. While the Tamil style simple cabbage stir fry or kootu ...

  • Vegetable Poha - Aval Upma

    Vegetable Poha - Aval Upma

    Vegetable poha | Poha upma with vegetables | Aval Upma with vegetables My love for poha is only slightly less than my love for my kid. No kidding! I can ...

  • Cucumber Chana Dal Idli

    Cucumber Chana Dal Idli

    recipe for cucumber idli Come summer and cucumber recipes are very much in demand. Ingredients like yogurt, mint, lemons, raw mangoes add freshness and cooling to the summer months. While ...

  • Adai : Savoury Lentil Pancakes - Vegan & Gluten Free!

    Adai : Savoury Lentil Pancakes - Vegan & Gluten Free!

    If you thought Tamil vegetarian cooking was all about rice and more rice (which it is), we also love our lentils :) The main dal used of course is toor ...

  • Puliyodharai - Traditional Tamarind Rice Recipe

    Puliyodharai - Traditional Tamarind Rice Recipe

    Puliyodharai / Puliyogare / Tamarind Rice, a delicious dish by any name is delicious anyway! Often served as a prasadam in temples in South India, it is one of the ...

  • Flaxseed Molaga Podi | Spiced Flaxseed Lentil powder

    Flaxseed Molaga Podi | Spiced Flaxseed Lentil powder

    Flaxseed is a powerhouse of nutrition, one of the highly rated antioxidant rich foods. Its antioxidant nature exerts a preventive effect on cardiac disease and some cancers. It also reduces ...

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