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Palak chana dal recipe – How to make spinach chana dal – Dal recipes

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Palak chana dal is a healthy and nutritious dal made with spinach leaves and chana dal.  Palak is rich in iron and chana dal is highly nutritious and equally rich in proteins, calcium, iron and B vitamins.  It is a healthy indian curry which goes well with rice and chapathis.  Spinach gives a nice colour

Gajar ka halwa – How to make carrot halwa with condensed milk recipe – winter recipes

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Carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa is a popular and traditional Punjabi dessert made from carrots, milk and sugar. It is traditionally had during festive occasions like Diwali, Holi and Raksha bandhan and popular across India.  Gajar ka halwa is best served hot during winter, but also tastes divine when served cold.  This recipe is

Chana dal fry recipe – How to make punjabi chana dal recipe – dal recipes

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Chana dal also called as bengal gram (split chickpeas) is produced by removing the outer layer of kala chana (black chickpeas).  It is high on proteins and regular consumption helps in reducing protein malnutrition.  Chana dal is used to make curries and one of the most popular vegetarian foods in India.  Chana dal is one of

Carrot halwa recipe – How to make carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa recipe in pressure cooker

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Carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa is a very popular dessert from North India.  It is a combination of ghee, milk, sugar, nuts, mawa with grated carrot.  Carrot halwa is often served at festivals or special occasions.  It is most preferred mostly during winters, as carrots are widely available in the markets.  Here I have

Parwal ki subzi – How to make parwal ki sabzi recipe – North Indian recipes

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Parwal is also called as pointed gourd or green potato and widely grown in northern parts of India.  Parwal is a good source of vitamin and minerals, carbohydrates, vitamin A and C.  It is low in calories   and helps lower the cholesterol.  It is also called as potol in Bengali and parval in Gujarathi or hindi.  Vegetable made with parwal

Stuffed baingan/brinjal (eggplants) recipe – How to make stuffed brinjals (bharli vangi) recipe

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Stuffed brinjal or baingan (bharli vangi) is a delicious and a popular Maharashtrian dish made with eggplants stuffed with Indian  spices.  It is known for its unique taste as  peanuts, sesame seeds, jaggery, goda masala  is used for this recipe.  Here small brinjals are slit and then stuffed with spicy masala and cooked as a whole, which gives

Whole green moong dal recipe – green gram curry recipe – dal recipes

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Whole green moong dal is a very easy to make dal made with green moong, onion-tomato and Indian spices.  This curry is also very healthy due to high protein content in the green moong.  This moong dal recipe requires very basic ingredients which are available easily at home.  Dals or pulses are a great source of

Moong dal chilla recipe – how to make moong dal chilla recipe – snacks | breakfast recipes

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Moong dal chilla is one of the healthiest breakfast or snack recipe made from split yellow moong dal and spices.  It is also called as dosa or crepes or lentil pancakes.  Moong dal chilla is best served with green chutney or tomato ketchup.   Traditionally, a chilla is made with besan or gram flour, but there

Aloo palak paratha recipe – how to make aloo palak (potato spinach) paratha recipe

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Aloo palak  paratha is a delicious and nutritious paratha made with potatoes, spinach leaves and spices.  It is a perfect snack for lunchbox and a fulfilling meal in itself.   It is a nice way to include greens in your diet and make a healthy dish for your family.  Here the wheat flour is kneaded alongwith

Spicy capsicum pulao recipe or capsicum rice recipe

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Capsicum pulao or capsicum rice is a delicious one pot meal made with green capsicum, rice and spices.  It is a very easy and quick to make rice dish and goes well with curd, onion raita or any curry of your choice.  Capsicum pulao is healthy and filling too and a complete meal by itself.