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Everyday Dals recipes
Most households routinely prepare dal as part of their everyday meal. Different states have different homely ways of cooking dal, but one commonality is that most of these are quick and easy to prepare so they can be prepared without much ado on a routine basis. By getting to know about all these options, you are at an advantage because you can increase the variety of dals that you serve at home, making sure that your family is never bored of this essential category! Options like Dahiwali Toovar Dal and Spicy Yellow Moong Dal are easy to prepare, and perfect to enjoy with hot rice.
13 Feb 16
Arhar ki Dal with Spinach, Punjabi Toovar Aur Palak ki Dal by Tarla Dalal
A spectacular preparation where a simple tovar dal combined with spinach that enhances the appearance and flavour of the dish.
This mildly spiced recipe is a storehouse of nutrients since the dal is rich in proteins where as the spinach is a rich source of calcium. Arhar ki Dal with Spinach sh ....
18 Jun 16
Baitha Varan by Tarla Dalal
The green paste gives this otherwise simple dish a complete makeover! It increases the vitamin A content, while the vegetables add fibre. Vitamin A increases immunity and also nourishes our skin and improves vision. Despite the interesting flavour and health benefits, this dish is surprisingly easy ....
10 Oct 14
Beans and Amaranth Leaves Dal by Tarla Dalal
An iron-rich trio of amaranth leaves, rajma and kabuli chana come together in this lip-smacking dal! Made of everyday ingredients, this delicious Beans and Amaranth Leaves Dal is also easy to prepare. Now, you can enjoy culinary pleasure hand in hand with good health and a sharp brain, because apart ....
05 Jul 14
Black Bean Dal by Tarla Dalal
There is a great feel-good factor booster in this protein-rich recipe! black bean dal is a tasty and wholesome dal, which is also very easy to make. All in all, a lot of good things in one package! you just need to remember to plan ahead and soak the dal overnight, and then the tomatoes, onions and ....
16 Jul 12
Chana, Toovar and Green Moong Dal by Tarla Dalal
Known traditionally as the trevati dal, this is a protein-rich combination of chana, toovar and green moong dals prepared in an authentic indian style, with aromatic spices and powders, onions, tomatoes, ginger, chillies, et al. This is something you can cook every day, as it is neither rich nor fat ....
05 Jul 16
Chawli Masoor Dal by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite, this recipe combines chawli leaves with wholesome masoor dal and a flavourful masala paste to make a dish that surely wins the diner’s heart! Apart from the irresistible taste, there are many more reasons that make the Chawli Masoor Dal a must-have, especially during pregnancy ....
01 Nov 14
Chhuta Moong Dal by Tarla Dalal
Unlike the usual dal preparations, this is a dry dish made with moong dal pepped up with a simple tempering and common spice powders. Chhuta means separate, and the beauty of this Gujarati delicacy lies in being able to feel each grain of the moong dal in your mouth. In order to achieve this, you mu ....
23 Mar 13
Dahiwali Toovar Dal by Tarla Dalal
In this sumptuous recipe, low-fat curds provides a tangy twist to toovar dal without adding much to the calorie count. To get the best texture and flavour, make sure you add the curds after lowering the flame so that it does not curdle. Apart from being low in fat, the other good news is that the Da ....
16 Jul 12
Dakho ( Khati Mithi Dal with Vegetables ) by Tarla Dalal
This one’s a great meal by itself. Nutritious and tasty, it can be cooked in a jiffy if you have everything cleaned, chopped and ready in hand. Toovar and chana dal are cooked with a melange of vegetables: pumpkin, brinjal and potatoes seasoned with spices, tamarind, jiggery and more for a sweet-sou ....
19 Apr 15
Dal Banjari by Tarla Dalal
The intense flavour of urad dal with its skin on is simply brilliant compared to the relatively bland de-skinned version. Together with chana dal and an assortment of spices, green chillies and onions, it transforms into a delicious dal that will make you lick your fingers! It is better to serve the ....
05 Jan 17
Dal Chenchki by Tarla Dalal
A very interesting way of preparing dal, learnt from the Bengalis, the Dal Chenchki has a really mouth-watering flavour and appetizing aroma.
Typically, most Bengali dishes are tempered with a mix of seeds including mustard, fenugreek and nigella. The Dal Chenchki too derives much of its flavour ....
23 Nov 14
Dal Kabila by Tarla Dalal
The mughals made use of all kinds of dals available to them to prepare mouthwatering dishes such as this one. Made with urad dal or split black lentils this dal is tempered with whole kashmiri red chillies that add the spiciness and colour. This dal should be eaten hot as it tends to become thick an ....
30 Oct 15
Dal Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
A wholesome kadhi that uses cooked chana dal instead of besan. You will enjoy the texture of this Dal Kadhi, as well as the lingering mouthwatering flavour, brought about by simple spices.
Another special aspect of this kadhi is the addition of chopped capsicum, which imparts not just crunch b ....
04 Jan 17
Dal Kalai, Bengali Kalai Dal by Tarla Dalal
Taste has nothing to do with complexity – and this recipe proves the fact! A simple dal from Bengali kitchens, Dal Kalai is made by flavouring cooked urad dal with a paste of saunf and ginger.
Together with a quick tempering of green chillies, this paste gives the dal such an awesome taste and a ....
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