Here is a tasty, healthy & satisfying North Indian Meal plate of Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Tadka, Veg Makhanwala, Phulka & Onions which you can have for lunch or dinner. Veg Makhanwala is a creamy mixed vegetable tomato based gravy recipe which is full of flavour and will surely satisfy your taste buds.
You can adjust the amount of butter and cream used in the recipe to suit your taste. A blend of spices adds amazing flavours to this gravy and complements the vegetables that we have added.
Veg Makhanwala is served along with Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal which is a simple no onion no garlic dal cooked along with tomatoes, ginger and green chillies. A Ghee tadka of cumin seeds uplifts the dal to another level. A dash of lemon juice is added at the end to add some tanginess. Garish with fresh coriander leaves before you serve the dal.
Served along with a Phulka and onions on the side which completes the meal. This meal box can also be packed for your office lunch box. Do try and let us know how you like it. You can also serve your choice of Raita or Salad along with this meal to make it more nutritious and filling.
1. Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Tadka Recipe
A simple yet tasty green moong dal recipe which is made quite regularly in most North Indian households. Full of fiber and protein this dal goes great with roti or rice. A ghee tadka with cumin seeds adds great flavour into this dal so do add a tadka to the dal.
Fresh coriander leaves and lemon juice is added to the cooked dal which adds some freshness and flavour.
Try some of our other Punjabi Dal Recipes:
2. Veg Makhanwala Recipe - North Indian Mixed Vegetables Gravy
A popular recipe found in most restaurant menus across India Veg Makhanwala is a tasty, creamy delight of sauteed vegetables in a tomato gravy.
Flavoured with the right blend of spices veg makhanwala goes great with any Indian bread or pulaos.
Try our other similar recipes:
- Hyderabadi Shahi Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe
- Nawabi Mixed Vegetable Gravy Recipe
- Mixed Vegetable Handi Recipe
3. Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati) - Puffed Indian Bread
Phulkas go perfect with a dal and sabzi and here we have added a whole wheat phulka to add carbs to the meal.
Other Indian Breads that you can have in place of phulkas:
4. Pickled Onions Recipe
A refreshing salad makes this meal complete. You can add fresh cut onions or pickled onions to this dish.
Other salads that you can have along with this meal are:
- Khamang Kakdi Recipe - Maharashtrian Cucumber Salad
- Lachedar Kakdi Pyaz Kachumber Recipe - Onion Cucumber Salad
- Simple Steamed Indian Beet Salad Recipe