Radish Sambar

Radish(Daikon) Sambar or mullangi sambar is cooked using toor or moong dal(lentil) along with radish,tamarind juice and sambar powder.It is a unique recipe and very flavorful.It goes well with rice or Quinoa. Cook time:20 mins Prep time 5 mins Serves 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup toor (yellow split peas) dal(lentil) 1 cup chopped radish(daikon) few curry…

Tomato Dal

The Andhra style tomato dal is cooked with Toor(Yellow split lentils) dal and tomato seasoned with Indian herbs.It is a delicious,tangy and flavorful.It is usually accompanied with rice and ghee(clarified butter) or you can serve with Indian flatbread (Roti). Time:15 mins Makes 4 Ingredients: 3/4 cup Toor dal(yellow split lentils) 3 Medium size tomatoes chopped…

Rajma(Red kidney beans)

Red kidney beans cooked in onion and tomato gravy with Indian spices is one of the easiest quick one pot meal.It can served with rice and Indian breads(Roti,Naan,Pulka). Time 20 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 Can low sodium Red kidney beans(Rinse and set aside) 1 Medium onion-grind into paste 3  medium size tomato-grind into paste…

Garlic Dal

Garlic dal fry is a quick and easy dal made with ghee(clarified butter) and garlic.It can be served with rice and Indian flatbreads as a side. Makes 4 serving Preparation Time 5 Mins Lentil cook time:20 mins Ingredients: 1/2 cup Boiled Toor Dal  (Wash and cook 1/2 cup of dal in 1 and 1/4 cup…

Greenpea Chaat

Chaat is typically a savory type street food available in different parts of India.The original chaat is a mixture of potato pieces,chickpeas,Dried yellow or green peas. Some common elements used in chaat are yogurt,chopped onion,cilantro/coriander leaves,sev(small dried yellow noodles),chaat masala.These ingredients are combined and served on a small plate. Today in my recipe i am just using…

Methi Tomato Mixed Dal

This is yet another simple dal but very flavorful with methi leaves(Fenugreek leaves) and tomato.Incorporating Greens in our meals everyday is very healthy.Green doesn’t have to be a salad you can saute them and add to lentils for more flavor.It goes well with pulka,roti ,steamed rice & quinoa. Time 20 min Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 Bunches…