Pulses curry

Dal Dhokli / Spicy Wheat Flour Sheets In Lentil Curry

  Dal Dhokli / Spicy Wheat Flour Sheets In Lentil Curry is a delicious dish made using in houses in Gujarat by cooking spicy wheat flour sheets in the left over Gujarati dal.  It is enjoyed piping hot with a dollop of ghee on it. It is a complete one meal dish with a balance …

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Kathiyawadi Toor Dal / Pigeon Pea Dal

    Kathiyawadi Toor Dal / Pigeon Pea Dal is a made with split pigeon pea (toor dal). The dal is tempered with whole spices such as cloves, cinnamon, pepper corn, star anise. Jaggery, tomato and lemon juice balances sweet and sour taste of the dal. Peanuts are added to get the crunch in dal. …

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Simple Toor Dal/Phodni Cha Varan/ Arhar Ki Dal

Simple Toor Dal/Phodni Cha Varan/ Arhar Ki Dal is a tasty, quick and easy to make dal. It can be made in 15 minutes and is made by tempering toor dal/arhar dal/split pigeon peas with garlic, curry leaves, and green chili. It is a very simple recipe for beginners and is vegan. Skip asafoetida to …

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Dudhi Chana Nu Shaak/Lauki Chana Dal ki Subji/ Bottlegourd Gram Curry

Dudhi Chana Nu Shaak/Lauki Chana Dal ki Subji/ Bottlegourd Gram Curry is a curry made as a regular everyday meal (roz ka khana) in Gujarati  household. It is a delicious, protein-rich and vegan curry made by cooking Dudhi (bottle gourd) and chana dal (split gram) along with spices. Serve it with roti, bhakri, rotla or thepla for a …

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Sambhar

   Sambhar is a very popular dish made regularly in South Indian houses. It is very healthy and nutritious. It is protein rich and packed with the goodness of assorted veggies such as bottle gourd, drumstick, pumpkin, brinjal, potato, okra or beans. It can be made by using all the veggies or in a combination …

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Tuvar Ma Dhokli

Tuvar Ma Dhokli is a one-pot dish made from sukhi or dry tuvar. The tuvar is cooked and simmered with whole wheat flour sheet (dhokli) and spices. I first ate Tuvar ma dhokli after my marriage at my Aunt-in-law’s place (Daxa Shah) in Bharuch, Gujarat. It is her specialty and is loved by everyone in the …

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Dal Tadka

Dal Tadka is a very popular Indian dish served with plain steamed rice, jeera rice, roti or parathas. It is made by cooking lentils along with onions, tomatoes, ginger garlic, chili, and spices until soft and creamy. At the time of serving the dal, a tadka or tempering is made with oil, ghee, garlic, spices …

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Puneri Misal

I have lived in Pune, Maharashtra for 8 years. I started my married life there. Pune is a beautiful cultural city and is considered as “Oxford of East” as it has several well known educational institutions. Besides, it also has many automobile industries and IT industries. It has the National Defence of Academy (NDA) quarters …

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