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Collection of dal recipes – Indian curries – dal recipes

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Dal also called as lentils or split pulses is a staple Indian cuisine normally eaten with chapathis, naans or rice.  In India, it is eaten with rice and with a wheat flatbread called roti. The manner in which it is cooked and presented varies by region. In South India, dal is primarily used to make

Gobi butter masala recipe – How to make cauliflower butter curry recipe

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Gobi butter masala is a delicious and creamy masala made with cauliflower, onions, tomatoes and spices.  It is a popular North Indian dish which goes well with rotis, naans and rice.  This recipe is very similar to paneer butter masala.  But here instead of paneer, cauliflower is used for this recipe.  The onion-tomato based gravy

Potato sagu recipe – How to make potato sagu or potato masala recipe – side dish for rotis

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Potato sagu also called as potato masala or poori masala is a very delicious and simple recipe made with potatoes.  It is also a quick recipe which can be prepared in less than 30 minutes if you have boiled potatoes ready with you.  Potato sagu is more popular in South India especially in Karnataka and

Spicy potato recipe – How to make spicy potato recipe – side dish for rotis

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Spicy potato is a delicious dish cooked in tomatoes and spices.  It serves a good side dish for rotis, puris and parathas and a great accompaniment to steamed rice or dal rice too.  It is a mouth watering recipe flavoured with chillies and spices which gives a aromatic flavour to the dish.  Spicy potato is also

Sweet potato curry recipe – How to make sweet potato curry recipe

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Sweet potato is a starchy root vegetable which is full of nutrients and vitamins.  They do not take much time to cook and tastes delicious when cooked with spices.  Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamin B6 and a good source of potassium, Vitamin C and D.   They  contain iron and support a healthy immune system

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

Aloo beans stir-fry recipe – How to make punjabi aloo beans sabzi recipe – side dish for rotis

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Aloo beans is a tasty and quick stir-fry recipe made with french beans, potatoes and spices.  It is also simple to make as the spices required is easily available in the kitchen.  Aloo beans subzi tastes great with rotis or naans or with dal rice.  This is a dry vegetable which does not involve much

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

Lobia curry recipe – How to make lobia masala (black eyed beans curry) recipe

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Lobia curry or black eyed beans curry is a nutritious and quick dish made with black eyed beans and cooked in onion-tomato gravy.  Black eyed peas or cow peas is also known as ‘Lobia’ or ‘Chawli’ in Hindi, Bobbarlu or Alasandalu in Telugu, ‘Karamani’ in Tamil, Chavli in Marathi and Alasande in Kannada.  It contains almost

Mushroom pepper fry recipe – How to make mushroom pepper fry recipe

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Mushroom pepper  fry is a delicious and healthy side dish made with mushrooms, black pepper and green capsicum.  Mushrooms are low in calories, fat free, cholesterol free and low in sodium, yet they are loaded with essential nutrients  and good source of iron and vitamin D.  Mushroom pepper fry goes well with rotis as well as flavoured rice.