CATEGORY Toor Dal

Delicious Instant pot dal tadka is a spicy flavorful Indian dal. It pairs well with rice and Indian flatbreads

Instant Pot Dal Tadka ~ Pigeon Peas Dal

Instant Pot Dal tadka is a flavorful dal with split yellow pigeons peas. Dazzling Dals Theme for this week is dazzling Dals and am going to post 3 yummy dals. The first dal recipe is a simple and mouthwatering Instant Pot dal tadka. Serve it with either rice or Indian flatbread. Dals in Indian Cuisine…

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Blogging Marathon, Green Beans, Lentils, Usili, Paruppu Usili, Parippu Usili, Green Beans Paruppu Usili, South Indian Food, Tamil Food, Tamil Brahmin Food, TamBram Food,

Green Beans Paruppu Usili

As I mentioned in my last post, on meatless Wednesday’s I try to cook a veggie side dish that is protein rich. In India, lentils or dals are the main source of protein for many non meat eaters. Today I have a green beans side dish prepared with lentils called paruppu usili. Paruppu usili is…

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Lentils Vada, Lentil fritters, Dakshin Cookbook,

Masala Vadai

For day two of the marathon, I picked toor dal and chana dal as my ingredients and made masala vada from the cookbook Dakshin, Vegetarian Cuisine from South by Chandra Padmanabhan. The ingredients that piqued my interest and attracted me to this recipe are combination of dals used to prepare this vada. Vada is a…

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Fenugreek Dal Stir Fry, Fenugreek Leaves Cook Toor Dal Stir Fry, Menthi Aaku Pappu Koora, Cooking With Pedatha

Fresh Fenugreek Leaves & Cooked Dal Stir Fry

For this week’s marathon, my theme is picking two ingredients from a given list and cooking with those two ingredients from a cookbook. For today, my ingredients are greens and toor dal. My greens are fresh fenugreek leaves aka menthi koora. Here the fresh fenugreek leaves are stir fried with pre-cooked toor dal. This is…

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