Lentils

Dal Tomato Saar

Dal Tomato Saar

A thin and tangy dal preparation that goes well with varan bhat or can be had like a soup. Saar is a very thin spiced dal water. Sometimes it is made with just tomatoes too. Traditionally, it was made with the water left behind after […]

Gujarati Khatti Meethi dal

Gujarati Khatti Meethi dal

A very aromatic dal preparation cooked with jaggery and lemon juice. There is a little story behind this. When my kids were babies, I once got the bright idea to call in a cook to make some meals as an extra help. So after much […]

Everyday Dal

Everyday Dal

Split Pigeon Peas cooked in simple spices … you can’t get bored of this 😉 Dal is very staple to Indian diet. From north to south, east to west, you would find that there is some or the other version of dal eaten in many […]

Varan/Vann

Varan/Vann

Goan Vann is a very simple dal recipe without any spice. My family loves it. Dal is simply flavored with lots of cumin and is cooked with ground coconut. Varan accompanied with piping hot rice with a dollop of ghee is just so comforting! Gentle […]