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Last Updated : Feb 14,2019

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Dal Fry
Recipe# 1965
25 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
From roadside dhabhas to global Indian restaurants, almost all diners serve this all-time favourite Dal Fry. A mixture of moong and masoor dal cooked to perfection and perked up with an aromatic tempering along with fried onions and tomatoes, this dal has a very pleasing texture and irresistib ....
Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe
Recipe# 42231
05 Mar 19

by Tarla Dalal
Next time you decide to make dal, reach out to the jar of urad and make this tasty Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe! Subtly flavoured with curds and a dash of spices, this dal has a homely but very satiating taste. You can prepare this dish earlier on, but bef ....
Dal Dhokli ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 578
23 Nov 14

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by Tarla Dalal
Dal dhokli is a sunday morning delight in most traditional gujarati households! a perfect combination of spiced whole wheat flour dhoklis simmered in Gujarati dal, this can be classified as a sumptuous one-dish meal, but you could also serve it with rice to make it all the more tasty and wholesome. ....
Gujarati Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 612
23 Apr 19

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by Tarla Dalal
With a characteristic sweet and sour taste, this traditional dal recipe is quite reflective of Gujarati culture and uses the typical ingredients and spices. While this is an everyday dal, it takes on a festive hue when ingredients like peanuts an ....
Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka
Recipe# 30903
14 Jan 19

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by Tarla Dalal
The Dal tadka is a regular feature for most of us while eating out at a Punjabi restaurant. However few of us realize that this dish can be prepared with ease in your very own kitchen at nearly one-fifth the price. Made with split red l ....
Dhansak Dal ( Indian Diabetic Dal Recipe)
Recipe# 3501
27 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional parsi dish. As the name says, it is an interesting combination of five varieties of dhan (dals) and saak (vegetables) perked with spices to give it a mouth-watering taste. Being loaded with vegetables this dish is no ....
Dal Baati Churma
Recipe# 3645
23 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This three-in-one treat is a typical Rajasthani treat. The Rajasthanis specialise in serving sweet and savoury dishes in combinations that steal the heart and delight the taste buds. A platter of semi-sweet Churma, spicy Dal and deep-fried Baati, is one ....
Dal Khichdi
Recipe# 39570
20 Sep 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
An elaborate yet easy khichdi that makes a wholesome and delicious meal, the Dal Khichdi is made of toovar dal and rice combined with not just whole spices but also onions, garlic and tomatoes. This imparts a tangy twist to the khichdi making it holistic in terms of taste too. When you don’t have ti ....
Mooli Moong Dal
Recipe# 3886
15 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Mooli or white radish is extensively used in Rajasthani cooking unlike in other parts of India where it's merely considered a salad vegetable. Radish adds sharp and pungent accents in this bland moong dal. And like all traditional Rajasthani recipes, this dal too, is tempered with ghee. Some househo ....
Dal Kabila
Recipe# 37759
08 Feb 19

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 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 ....
Dry Chana Dal Recipe
Recipe# 42438
28 Jun 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
When we usually think of using chana dal in the menu, we make it into a thick, soupy dal, perked up with different flavours. For a change, try this Dry Chana Dal recipe. It is simply awesome, with a soft and succulent texture and a peppy flavour marked by dominant notes of tomatoes and dried fen ....
Basic Chana Dal Recipe
Recipe# 42370
15 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Nourishing and tasty, the Basic Chana Dal is a wonderful accompaniment to rice and Indian breads like rotis or phulkas. It tastes really awesome thanks to the apt combination of spices and dried fenugreek leaves. Amchur powder, though used in a small quantity, gives a pleasant tang to the dal. ....
Pongal Kootu, South Indian Mixed Vegetable Curry
Recipe# 42312
24 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Pongal Kootu is a tongue-tickling mixed vegetable curry made during Makar Sankaranthi or Pongal in South India. It is made with local vegetables that are in season at the cusp of winter and spring. This curry brings togethe ....
Basic Toovar Dal Recipe, Toor Dal
Recipe# 42289
02 Mar 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Easy though it is to make, the Basic Toovar Dal is the ultimate comfort food for many Indians! It hardly requires any effort and uses only common, everyday ingredients that you are sure to have at home. All you need to do is pressure-cook the dal with onions and tomatoes, and cook it further for ....
Basic Urad Dal Recipe, Protein and Vitamin B Rich Recipe
Recipe# 42229
02 Mar 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Aptly flavoured with a dash of garlic and green chillies, this simple but tasty urad dal is a homely and satiating dish that you can make on any day. The urad dal is cooked, combined with curds for a pleasant tang, perked up with some everyday flavour-givers, and boiled for a couple of minutes. ....
Gatte ki Kadhi, Marwadi Gatte Ki Kadhi Recipe
Recipe# 3879
19 Apr 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Gattas or "gatte" are gram flour dumplings that are spiced up with dry masalas and then steamed and cut into small bite sized pieces. They are used to make a wide variety of dishes like Gatte ki Subzi ,
Dal Kalai, Bengali Kalai Dal
Recipe# 41354
30 Mar 18

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 ....
Hyderabadi Khatti Dal
Recipe# 41544
07 Mar 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Loads of tomatoes and tamarind give this Hyderabadi Khatti Dal a tongue-tickling tanginess, while a splash of spice powders and other pungent ingredients like ginger, garlic and green chillies add to its finger-licking taste! This everyday dal ....
Kerala Parippu, Kerala Dal, Onam Recipe
Recipe# 41975
19 Apr 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Simple yet rich, the Kerala Parippu is something beyond explanation – an experience to be savoured. This authentic Kerala dal recipe uses common, everyday ingredients, yet it is addictively tasty when had with freshly steamed rice ! Cooked moong dal is flavoured ....
Spicy Yellow Moong Dal
Recipe# 22174
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
This Spicy Yellow Moong Dal is so tasty you will want to make it every day, and you can – because it is so simple and easy-to-make. Unlike traditional methods of making dal with a ghee-loaded tempering, this dal is made without any oil and yet tastes the same. Moong Dal is a storehouse of nutr ....
Palak Kadhi
Recipe# 22178
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Ever thought of making kadhi with an infusion of palak? Sounds strange, but tastes and looks very interesting. Palak purée and green paste imparts flavouir along with a bright green colour and vitamin A to the dish. You can skip the garlic if you do not like its flavour. Serve with a bowl of brown r ....
Moong Dal Sultani
Recipe# 22167
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Even commonly consumed dals rock when combined intelligently with the right ingredients! Garlic and tomatoes add tang and taste to this versatile dal, which goes well with rice as well as with phulkas. Folic acid content of moong dal is an added benefit to this dal. Serve with
Dalimbi Usal, Val Usal, Maharashtrian Vaal
Recipe# 4379
15 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a tongue-tickler from the Marathi culinary files! Dalimbi Usal, a traditional accompaniment to rice and rotis is made by cooking field beans with a traditional tempering, tangy kokum and everyday spices. Jaggery creates a nice sweet and sour effect, while other ingredients like ginger, ....
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