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link to Whole Masoor Dal with Fresh Fenugreek leaves

Whole Masoor Dal with Fresh Fenugreek leaves

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.

Murg Dhansak (Chicken cooked with lentils) | Playful Cookinglink to Murg Dhansak (Chicken Cooked with Lentils)

Murg Dhansak (Chicken Cooked with Lentils)

I seriously didn’t imagine taking such a long break. With so many recipes in the backlog, I was planning on sharing something with you much earlier. But then, days went by and with few items on my plate; I didn’t realize that almost a month passed by. Some of you emailed me asking if my health was fine or if I moved back to India. Thank you for your emails! My health is absolutely fine and I am still in sunny California. With all the workload of organizing the new apartment and entertaining a few guests in between, I somehow…

link to Daal Poori/ Deep fried Indian bread stuffed with Lentils — Guest Post for Radhika @ Food for 7 Stages of Life

Daal Poori/ Deep fried Indian bread stuffed with Lentils — Guest Post for Radhika @ Food for 7 Stages of Life

We Indians are used to eating a lot of flat breads. In most of the Indian kitchens, it's prepared every day and paired with some side dish or lentil soup. Having said that, if you are from eastern India, we are more used to eating rice in our daily meal. It's only after my marriage that I started to cook and eat paratha or roti on a regular basis. One of the most common flat bread preparation is stuffed paratha, which I am still struggling with, but stuffed poori with lentil is something I managed to learn faster.