Cholar Dal is a quintessential Bengali Dal that we prepare during any special occasion and especially during the festive season. We prepare this dal with Bengal gram (chana dal) and it has a beautiful flavor blend of sweet and savory. Paired with Luchi, this is such an indulging hearty meal.
Dal Tadka is one of the most common Indian lentil stew. It is available in almost all Indian restaurants. Lentil stew is consumed on a daily basis in every Indian household. And it switches from light lentil soup in summer to rich and thick ghee laden Tadka dal in winter.
Peyaj Mushuri Dal is a classic Bengali dal/dahl. It is mild on the tummy and gets a hint of sweetness from the caramelized onion. With just 5 INGREDIENTS, this masoor dal is a hearty starter to a Bengali meal. You can enjoy it like soup or pair it with some crispy fried veggies or fish and rice.
Mildly spiced with a good doze of fresh greens, this Whole Masoor Dal with Fresh Fenugreek leaves is a nutritional wholesome meal. It pairs great either with roti or rice. The texture of the dal is thick and creamy, which gives a lovely comfort feel at every spoonful.
Creamy and luscious with a mild sweetness from drizzled cream, dal makhani is every Indian’s favorite's dal recipe. It’s probably one of the most ordered dishes in an Indian restaurant. Paired with Naan or rice, dal makhani it’s often considered as a weekend treat. Today, I am sharing with you Dal Makhani in an electric pressure cooker. This is fuss free, and you will love how effortless it is to make it even after a busy workday.
Out of all the different varieties of Lentils, the most common one that I prepare very frequently is Masoor Dal. Now, this particular dal can be prepared in several different ways, but this Everyday EASY Masoor Dal is my go to when I need a meal to be ready in less than 30 minutes.
Zucchini Moong Dal is a quick dal and makes a great choice for summer dal. This zucchini lentil | courgette lentil curry recipe is light on the tummy and really quick to put together. I mostly like to pair it with rice, but you can use roti, bread and enjoy it as soup.
Lau Diye Bhaja Munger Dal is a classic Bengali Daal Recipe. It is light on the tummy and makes an amazing meal during warm summer days. I grew up eating this combination of bottle gourd with roasted mung beans and with steamed rice, it's utterly comforting!
Masoor Palak Dal (Red Lentil Spinach Stew) is a hearty, nutritional lentil stew. Squeeze some fresh lemon juice on the top, pair it with cooked rice, thinly slice a cucumber on the side for the extra crunch, and you will have a very satisfactory meal.
Crumbly and not overly sweet stuffed with khoya (solid milk) and nuts, these Moong Dal Ladoo are an easy dessert choice during the Indian festive season. Moong Dal Ladoo needs a bit of planning in advance to soa the lentil, but overall it's quite effortless to prepare.
Phulkopir Aloo Dalna is a pure vegetarian Bengali Curry. Phulkopi is the Bengali term for cauliflower, Aloo is potatoes and Dalna is often referred to light curries. Ready in 30 minutes, you will love this curry on busy work days.
Egg Tadka/ Egg Torka or also referred to as Dimer Torka is a famous Kolkata Street Food. It is a lovely creamy medley of green mung bean and split chickpeas (chana dal) along with eggs. Add a dollop of butter and enjoy it with your choice of paratha, roti or Naan.