Split Lentil / Masoor Dal

Split lentils (masoor dal) are bright orange in color but they turn yellow when cooked. Mainstream grocery stores carry them. This is an easy, everyday dish, a source of protein in an Indian meal. Families have different dals and beans each day. We sometimes enjoy a bowl of slightly thinned out dal as a bowl... Continue Reading →

Kalyani’s Chole

We are thrilled to have this recipe from Kalyani to share with our readers. Like many recipes, this exceptional chole/chickpea dish, came to Kalyani via her cousin Vinita, who adapted her mother-in-law’s recipe. These are not the chole you will find in Indian restaurants. For one thing, there are no tomatoes which are ubiquitous in... Continue Reading →

Hira’s Easy Mung Dal

This is a very simple, delicate-flavored dal, good for everyday cooking. It has very little oil. Hira's recipes are full of flavor (without being very spicy), and light on fat. Mung is considered to be the easiest bean to digest and the dal is even easier than the bean on the stomach. Dals usually require... Continue Reading →

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