Khadi Moong Dal recipe

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Khadi Moong Dal recipe

From my mom diaries, comes a heirloom recipe – Khadi moong dal recipe. Plain moong dal (yellow lentils) cooked in a different way that will surely tempt your taste buds asking for more. As a kid, I was never fond of this dal and seeing a plain moong dal on my...

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Gobi Paratha

For Punjabis, parathas form an important part of their morning breakfast whether be Paneer paratha, leftover dal paratha,Pithi paratha , methi ka paratha or gobi paratha. Today I am making this paratha on the occasion of Karwa chouth and will be enjoying it with hot tea in...

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Panchamel dal

The name itself describes the dish – Pancha + mel meaning fusion of five lentils. Panchamel dal also referred to as Panchkuti dal is a signature dish of Rajasthan. Have visited Rajasthan so many times and still in awe of its rich culture and heritage. The palaces,...

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Vrat wale Aloo

Vrat wale aloo or vrat ke rasewale aloo recipe. Nothing fancy but a simple and basic dish prepared in every household during fasting period. Boiled and cubed potatoes are combined with freshly grated tomatoes and flavored with spices. Usually paired up with Kuttu and Singhare ke atte ki Poori to...

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Kuttu and Singhare ke atte ki Poori

Gluten free pancakes prepared with buckwheat flour and water chestnut flour. Delicious and perfect for fasting!! Navratri is around the corner and as per my meal plan I have delicious delicacies on my list to try this week. Sama rice vrat ki idli, vrat ka dhokla,  sabudana vada,...

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Chana Dal with Lauki

Chana Dal with Lauki – a great combination of lentil and vegetable.Bengal gram dal mixed with boiled bottle gourd makes it a nutritional delight. Bottle gourd also referred as lauki, dudhi or gheeya has medicinal properties. Due to its high fiber content lauki helps cure acidity,...

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Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani also referred to as Maa ki dal needs no introduction. Name itself is self explanatory where Dal means lentil and Makhani means creamy. A simple and traditional Punjabi dal simmered with onion- tomato and mild spices – so delicious and intensely flavorful! In...

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Chicken Keema Recipe

Keema/Kheema is a flavorful dish prepared with minced mutton which is sauteed in onions and seasoned with aromatic spices. I have improvised this recipe and switched it with Chicken- making it Chicken Keema Recipe. Both chicken and mutton are a great source of protein but...

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Dal Baati OR Baati Dal

Today I bring you a popular and signature dish of Rajasthan – DAL BAATI, CHURMA relished and enjoyed by all. Rajasthan means – “Abode of Kings” and the food of Rajasthan is colorful, has rich flavors, exotic aroma and ghee is used generously while preparing and...

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Sabut Moong Dal

Sabut moong dal or whole mung dal is a staple in my household. Simple and easy recipe cooked without onion and garlic – it’s healthy, comforting and loaded with flavor. During Navratri and other fasting days most of the Indian families consume food without onion and garlic. This recipe here depicts...

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Baigan Bharta – Mashed eggplant recipe

Love eggplants than you are going to love this one. Believe me this is one of those recipes which is a staple in every household and everyone enjoys it. It’s a vegetarian and a frequently made one in my kitchen – Baigan Bharta, an eggplant delicacy !! Roasted, skinned...