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Masala Chana Dal: Bengal Gram Lentil Curry

13 Sep

Chana dal (Bengal gram lentils) in a gloriously spiced curry, the kind one describes with epithets like "meal fit for a king".

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Peas Parathas

11 Sep

Parathas stuffed with a spiced peas masala. Peas parathas for a delicious, protein-rich weekend brunch.

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Red Chura Bhuja: Crispy Red Poha with Peas

8 Aug

A spin-off on the snack Chura Bhuja with Mattar, this dish uses the healthier red poha (flattened rice) instead of white.

The method of making crispy red poha is exactly the same as for white poha – the only difference with red poha is that it is a little less easy to figure out when the grains are cooked enough. With white poha, the color change to golden is a sure indicator. With red poha, the color is already dark when you start so you need to be more watchful. Red poha turns crisp and ready to eat in about 5-6 minutes. Take a little nibble to make sure.

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Soya Bean Parathas

13 Mar

What do you like to stuff inside your parathas? This soya bean stuffing is a constant favorite of mine.

You Need:

For the paratha:
  • Atta – 2 cups
  • Water – to knead
For the stuffing:

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