Dal is the staple food across North Indian Cuisine. The dals are lentils and legumes that are prepared either in its gravy form or the dry form. Lentils like toor dal, urad dal, masoor dal, moong dal, moth dal, kuleeth dal and legumes like rajma, chana, lobia and many more are widely used across all north indian dal recipes.

Each region and each home has special method of preparing the dal, using special homemade spice powders. When you move towards the north, each home has a secret garam masala recipe or a rajma masala recipe.

Besan is also an important by product from chana dal and is used in making a variety of dishes like bajji, pakora, gatte and more.

Besan is also the key ingredient used in making kadhi of various forms. Each region has a special version of the Kadhi they make. The Punjabi Kadhi is a little thicker, the gujarati and rajasthani kadhi is lighter. The gujarati kadhi is however little sweet and spicy.

In this section you will find more than 50 authentic Indian Dal & Kadhi Recipes like Dal Makhani, Chana Masala, Rajma Masala, Dal Tadka, Gujarati Dal, Punjabi Kadhi, Kadhi Pakora, Lahsun dal, Dhaba Dal, Masoor Dal, Toor Dal & Much more.

Aamras Ki Kadhi Recipe - Mango Kadhi Recipe

Aamras Ki Kadhi is a traditional spicy and sweet Gujarati recipe, a classical preparation of sweet and sour mango juice combined together with few selected ingredients. Perfect for those summer afternoon lunch or serve with rice or roti for lunch pack for any hot day in a year. It is no more difficult to get ripe mango food products. So just whip up some sweet mango pulp with chick pea flour and make to taste this Gujarati variation. Serve Aamras Ki Kadhi along with Aloo Na Shaak, Methi Thepla ...

Himachal Pahari Style Teliah Mah Recipe (Brown Horse Gram Curry)

Himachal Pahari Style Teliah Mah Recipe (Brown Horse Gram Curry) is a simple lentil preparation that uses horse gram, it is cooked in a spicy yogurt curry. The masala used in this recipe are very simple as the pahari cuisine is all about simple cooking with whatever ingredients they have in their house. The cuisine hails from the snow Cap Mountains of himachal where cooking exotic food is very minimal. Their main dish would be a simple dal with firewood cooked rotis. Serve the Himachal Pahari Style ...

Sindhi Kadhi Recipe

Sindhi Kadhi Recipe is a smooth, silky curry with vegetables and it is made by gently roasting besan or chickpea flour and adding a mixture of dal and vegetables to it. Usually an assortment of vegetables is added, this recipe uses okra which is predominantly added to Sindhi Kadhi. It has a flavour palette of tangy, sweet, sour tones and makes a delicious, comforting gravy. Serve Sindhi Kadhi Recipe with Steamed Rice and Sindhi Tuk Patata for a lovely meal. If you like this recipe, you can ...

Bihari Style Kadhi Badi Recipe

Bihari Style Kadhi Badi Recipe is one of the most loved dish in Bihar. Any auspicious occasion is incomplete without feasting on Kadhi Badi. It is a soothing sour curd base recipe with chickpea flour dumplings called badi in it (besan). Serve Bihari Style Kadhi Badi Recipe with Jeera Rice, Kachumber Salad and Masala Khichia for an everyday meal. Here are some Bihari Recipes that you can try at home: Bihari Kale Channe Ki Ghugni Recipe Bihari Channa Dal Puri Recipe Dhuska Recipe

Gujarati Kadhi Recipe - Sweet And Spicy Gujarati Kadhi

Gujarati Kadhi is a yogurt based sweet and spicy curry that is simple yet irresistible; it gets the sweetness from jaggery, the spice from cinnamon and the heat from green chillies and lends itself to a pure comfort meal. Kadhi goes well with any vegetable and especially when you have legumes as one of the main dishes. The yogurt-based gravy lightens the protein rich legumes, making you feel light after a meal. Gujarati Kadhi Recipe is traditionally served along with Khichdi and Aloo Shaak ...

Drumstick Leaves Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Moringa Kadhi Pakora

The Moringa Kadhi Pakora comforting spicy yogurt based curry cooked with pakora that is cooked  along with drumstick leaves and tempered with cumin seeds and green chilli.  Be it Punjabi or Rajasthani Cuisine, Kadhi Pakoda recipes are always too good to go with any meal. Add some Drumstick Leaves to make the pakoras today and feel the difference in taste.Simultaneously feel great for the ingredient that you have used is actually a powerhouse of nutrients that will contribute to the health ...

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Delicious Punjabi Kadhi

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora is Creamy Yogurt Kadhi that is simmered in Potato Pakora and given a delicious ghee tadka. Yogurt is very rich in potassium, calcium, protein, vitamins, it also strengthens and stabilizes our immune system. During the hot summer season yoghurt act as a natural coolant to keep our body cool.  Serve the Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe along with Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati), Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad and Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi. If you like ...

मेथी मूंग दाल रेसिपी - Methi Moong Dal Recipe

मेथी मूंग दाल रेसिपी एक स्वाद से भरपूर दाल है जिसमे दाल के साथ मेथी का प्रयोग किया गया है. मेथी में आयरन की मात्रा बहुत अधिक होती है इसलिए इसे अपने रोज के खाने में शामिल करना चाइये। यह एक सरल दाल ...

Karela Kadhi Recipe

Kadhi is a comfort food for all seasons. Kadhi chawal is one of its best combinations and Karela Kadhi Recipe is a kadhi made with bitter gourd. This is a versatile and delectable dish is a food culture of India, different regions of India make kadhi slightly different from the other.  Serve Karela Kadhi Recipe along with Jeera Rice, Phulka, Bharwa Besan Mirch and Kachumber Salad for a weekday meal. If you like this Kadhi Recipe, here are a few more that you can make for your everyday ...

Dal Palak Recipe (Spinach And Lentil Curry)

Dal Palak Recipe is a nutritious and wholesome dish that is rich in proteins and minerals. This recipe is made from fresh steamed spinach that is mixed along with cooked lentils and spices to make a delectable combination. The addition of a ghee tadka (seasoning) along with cumin and red chillies adds to flavour of the Dal Palak Recipe. You can use a combination of lentils to make the Dal Palak; like Masoor and Moong, Toor Dal or even Channa Dal. Serve the Dal Palak for a simple and healthy weeknight ...

Rajasthani Dal Bati Churma Recipe

Rajasthani Dal Bati Churma Recipe is a very traditional recipe from Rajasthan and one if the favorites at home. The Baatis are made from whole wheat flour, sooji and ghee with the addition of ajwain that adds to the delicious flavor of the baati. I like to personally use freshly ground wheat for certain dishes like baati as it brings out the best flavors. The dal is usually a combination of multiple dals and I keep making variations to the dal to give the family a fresh taste. Serve the Rajasthani ...

Sukhi Urad Dal Sabzi Recipe

Sukhi Urad Dal Sabzi Recipe is a North Indian Style lentil dish made with split white urad dal. Sukhi in Hindi means 'dry' as this lentil dish is served dry. The soaked Split urad dal is steamed in the pressure cooker to retain its texture.  The steamed dal is sauteed along with cumin seeds, asafoetida, onion, green chili, and ginger to make a mouthwatering side dish which goes amazing with phulka or roti.  Urad dal is protein rich and if you are looking for a protein-friendly diet, ...

Sprouted Moong Dal Recipe - Spicy Sprouted Lentil Curry

Sprouted moong (Green gram) dal is a popular, healthy and spicy lentil curry made across India in different ways depending on the region. It is made using spicy masala and is perfect for your week day lunch. Did you know: Green Moong or Whole Moong Dal is packed with protein and low in carbohydrates and is one of the best vegetarian superfoods out there. It has a low glycemic index and is high in dietary fibre making it a perfect lentil for diabetics as it releases ...

Dal Fry Recipe

Dal Fry is a delicious and lip smacking bowl of health that is a daily dish in most of the Indian homes. This dal fry recipe is made of chana dal or split bengal grams and is usually thicker than the daily dal. The tempering or tadka takes it to another level altogether. You can use other dals like tur dal or masoor dal as well if you like.  You can also make this simple yet delicious dal for house parties or everyday meals or pack it into your office lunch boxes.  Serve Dal Fry with Steamed ...

Oriya Special Dalma Recipe - Lentils Cooked With Vegetables & Raw Papaya

Dalma is a Chickpea Dal Cooked With Vegetables and Raw Papaya, a delicacy from the state of Orissa. It can be made using toor (arhar) dal, and an assortment of vegetables typically raw banana, eggplant, green papaya and pumpkins, simmered in a special spice blend. Topped off with an aromatic tempering of panch phoron and coconut shavings seasoned in ghee, the dalma is aromatic and wholesome. The Dalma Recipe has the right combination of taste and health, that is packed with proteins from the dal ...

Dhaba Style Dal Fry Recipe

Dhaba Style Dal Fry is a perfect dal when you want to have something spicy yet simple. The creamy dal fry consists of five different kind of dals like Toor Dal,Moong Dal, Urad Dal, Masoor Dal and Channa Dal. It is very popular on the road side dhabas in North India and is prepared with the mixture of many dals. The dal will yield you enough protein that you would require for your day to day diet.  Serve Dhaba Style Dal Fry with Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita and ...

Potato Stuffed Dal Dhokli Recipe

Potato Stuffed Dal Dhokli Recipe can be translated as Mashed potato dumplings steamed in Lentil Curry. There are a variety of Indian curry recipes for mashed potatoes but this recipe is quite different. Here I have slightly modified dal dhokli recipe which is a traditional Gujarati dish. Serve Potato Stuffed Dal Dhokli Recipe along with Masala Khichia Recipe (Spicy Corn Flour Papad) for a meal in itself. If you like this recipe, check more similar recipes Bharit Marchavangun/Kashmiri Stuffed Chillies ...

मसूर दाल गस्सि रेसिपी - Masoor Dal Gassi Recipe

मसूर दाल गस्सि रेसिपी एक तीखी, खट्टी रेसिपी है जिसमे मसूर दाल का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसे मैंगलोर के हर घर में बनाया जाता है. इसमें ताज़े मसालो को नारियल के साथ पीसकर डाला जाता है. अपने रोज के खाने ...

Sindhi Toor Dal Recipe With Aam Papad - Aam Papad Dal Recipe

Dal is quintessential part of the Indian Cuisine and every region and household has its own variation of preparing the same. This Sindhi Toor Dal Recipe is a simple dal cooked everyday in a Sindhi household. Though the process of making a simple dal tadka remains the same, what makes it different from the other arhar or toor dal recipe is the use of the dry mango in this recipe. Dry mango/Amchur Powder adds a beautiful light tartness to the dal. The arhar or toor dal is first pressure cooked with ...

Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe

The Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe is a classic recipe of lentils that are spiced together and given a smoked flavor. I absolutely love dal at the dhabas on the highways up north of India. The Dhaba dal when smoked from the burning coal, brings out delicious flavors and works magic on my palette. Through this recipe, I've tried to achieve similar flavor. Hope you all like it. Dals (Lentils) are a staple part of the Indian diet. From fritters to soups to desserts, I use lentils every single day! Serve Smoked ...

स्मोक्ड ढाबा दाल रेसिपी - Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe

स्मोक्ड ढाबा दाल रेसिपी एक क्लासिक रेसिपी है जिसमे बहुत सारी डालो का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इसमें डाल को स्मोक करने के लिए कोयले का प्रयोग किया जाता है जिससे इस दाल का स्वाद और भी बढ़ जाता है. यह दाल ...

Chana Methi Dal Recipe - Fenugreek & Split Bengal Gram Curry

Chana Methi Dal is a delicious lentil curry made with split Bengal Gram lentil and fresh fenugreek leaves. This recipe is a healthy menu choice for the intake of everyday protein and is also packed with vitamins and minerals. Chana Methi Dal is a fantastic way to sneak in greens in your kids diet as well. Serve Chana Methi Dal along with Phulka and Raita for a wholesome weekday lunch. Did you know: Fenugreek is a good source of protein, minerals, and vitamins. Fenugreek fresh leaves and stems are ...

चना मेथी दाल रेसिपी - Chana Methi Dal Recipe

चना मेथी दाल एक स्वादिष्ट दाल है जिसमे चने की दाल को मेथी के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह बहुत ही सेहतमंद रेसिपी है क्यूंकि इसमें प्रोटीन के साथ साथ आयरन भी होता है. आप इस दाल को अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बनाए ...

Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi Recipe - Onion Kadhi Recipe

Rajasthani Pyaaz Ki Kadhi Recipe is a simple to make warm and comforting dish. It makes use of very few ingredients, making it an idle dish to prepare when you run out of ingredients in your kitchen pantry. The double tadka in the recipe adds a delicious flavour to the kadhi. It is easy to make and is perfect for your weekday meals. Serve the Rajasthani Pyaz Ki Kadhi Recipe along with Bajri Ki Roti with a dollop of ghee. You can also serve Masala Khichia on the side. This Kadhi tastes great with ...

     
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