Gongura Pappu is an Andhra style dal cooked with local greens – gongura leaves. The end result is a sour and spicy dal that is perfect with steamed rice. The first time I tasted gongura… [Continue Reading]
Try this Palakkad style Raw Papaya Kootu or Molagootal, which is a mix of cooked raw papayas and tur dal. A freshly ground spice paste adds much flavour to the dish. As I had a… [Continue Reading]
Methi Dal is a simple dish of yellow lentils (tur dal) and fresh methi (fenugreek leaves), gently spiced with fresh ginger, garlic and garam masala powder. A bowl of methi dal with steaming hot rice… [Continue Reading]
A simple homestyle mixed vegetable kootu made using seasonal winter vegetables, lentils and a freshly ground coconut paste. Goes best with rice.
This recipe adapted from Meenakshi Ammal’s Samaithu Paar (Cook and See) is now one of my favourite ways to prepare Mor Kuzhambu, which is our version of kadhi made without besan.
Another simple Tambrahm lunch menu – Spinach & Lentils (Keerai Koottu), Cabbage Poriyal (stir fry)
Dhansak is a delicious Parsi dish made using a mix of lentils (dhan) and vegetables (sakh). My vegetarian version comes with the stamp of approval from my Parsi friends 🙂 You must try this!
Handwo is a savory rice and lentil cake that is served as breakfast or a snack. This recipe hails from the state of Gujarat in Western India. This makes one hell of a filling breakfast.
This recipe for Lasooni Dal Palak was published in one of the Sunday papers and I knew I had to try it right away. It turned out delicious like the dals you get at fancy Indian restaurants. After all, it is a recipe from one 🙂 Lasooni Dal Palak