Bengali Masoor Dal

Bengali Masoor Dal

Mustard oil and the combination of spices give this dal it’s yummy Bengali flavor. This dal is also just a tad bit sweet. Mustard oil can be found at the Indian market. They all seem to say not for consumption, … Continue reading 

Lauki Chana (Bottle Gourd & Chana Dal Curry)

Bottle Gourd Chana Dal Curry

This week I’ve been trying to make all easy recipes that can be thrown together really fast on a weeknight. My husband also asked for “simple food” this week. Just we’ve been eating out so much and it just feels … Continue reading 

Yellow Moong Dal Curry w/ Ground Coconut

Yellow Moong Dal Coconut

The coconut in this yellow moong dal gives it such a unique flavor. I was looking for a compliment to cabbage theeyal one weekend for brunch and used another recipe from Mareena’s Recipe collection, moong lentil curry with ground coconut. Rather … Continue reading 

Yellow Moong Dal with Garlic & Dill

Yellow Moong Dal Garlic Dill

In Luang Prabang, Laos, we had amazing dal at Nazim’s Indian restaurant. I was pretty sure it had garlic and dill, so I created this recipe at home. It turned out yummy! I used yellow mung beans, but other yellow … Continue reading