Panchmel Dal

  Panchmel dal is  very popular in India. As the name suggests, it is made by combining five kinds of dal. It is also known as Panchratna dal.  Lentils are an integral part of Indian cuisine and this is a dish best served at special occasions. It is usually accompanied by an Indian flat-bread or Roti. Traditionally, a Panchratna Dal … Continue reading Panchmel Dal

Capsicum Masala

Capsicum or shimla mirch masala is a spicy side dish in Indian cuisine. The gravy is a thick paste made by blending roasted peanuts as base , with other spices and condiments. Preparation time: 5 to 7 mins Cooking time : 10 mins INGREDIENTS: Capsicum: 2 medium size cubed Onion: 1 large finely chopped Peanuts: … Continue reading Capsicum Masala

Dal Palak

Dal with palak is a perfect combination to make into a delicious gravy. In this recepie I have used masoor dal ( red lentils) with spinach along with few spices and condiments. Tired of making palak paneer and palak pakoda ?? Just give it a change.. ! This gravy goes well with chapatis, rotis and … Continue reading Dal Palak

Dal Amti

Amti is a maharashtrian dal recepie which is very easy to make and is had along with rice , roti or bhakri. I have made this with moong dal, you may even use tuvar dal. Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 15 mins INGREDIENTS: To boil: Moong dal: 1/2 cup Galric: 3 to 4 crushed … Continue reading Dal Amti

Chana Masala

A north indian gravy recepie made as a side dish for pooris, chapatis or bhatura. Preparation time: 15mins Cooking time: 20 mins Serves: 5 to 6 INGREDIENTS: Chana: 2 cups Onion: 2 finely chopped Tomato: 1 finely chopped Green chillies: 2 vertically slit Ginger: a small piece juliened Curry leaves: few Red chilli powder: 1 … Continue reading Chana Masala