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Soya Veg Masala

Soya veg masala

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)   Soya veg masala is a simple and easy dish made with soya chunks, vegetables and regular spices. The dish is a good source of protein for vegetarian, vegan or non meat eater. It can be served with roti, paratha or rice. It is good option for lunch boxes …

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Sambhar

Sambhar

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)    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 …

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Tuvar Ma Dhokli

Tuvar Ma Dhokli

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) 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 …

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Palak Dal /Spinach Lentil Curry

Palak Dal /Spinach Lentil Curry

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Dal is a soup made from various lentils in the different regions of India.  It is tempered with oil, spices and sometimes ginger garlic, chili, onions, and tomatoes are added to enhance the flavor of dal. Every region of India has a different preparation of dal, even if it uses …

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Dal Tadka

Dal Tadka

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) 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 …

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Puneri Misal

Puneri Misal

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) 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 …

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Vaal Ni Dal ( Lima Beans )

Val Ni Dal (Lima Beans )

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Val ni dal or Lima beans have a unique taste. It is slightly  bitter and that is what gives dal its flavor. Generally, these beans are mostly available during winter. The beans are to be removed from its pod ( known as papdi). They are then soaked in warm water …

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