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.

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 ...

Moringa Masoor Dal Recipe - Drumstick Leaves Dal

Moringa Masoor Dal Recipe is a delicious lentil curry made with whole Masoor dal and fresh drumstick leaves making it a wholesome diabetic friendly dal. This recipe is a healthy choice for the intake of everyday protein and is also packed with vitamins and minerals. Did you know Drumstick leaves is known for its excellent source of nutrition and is natural energy booster. Drumstick leaves also known as Moringa, helps lower blood pressure, blood sugar in diabetics and is a also sleep aid. Its detoxifying ...

Delicious Dal Makhani Recipe Without Onion and Garlic (Jain)

Dal Makhani or dal makhni is a popular dish originating from the Punjab region of the Indian Subcontinent. The primary ingredients in dal makhani are whole black lentil with red kidney beans, butter and cream. Traditionally the Dal Makhani is made using garlic and onion but during some specific occasion dal makhani is made without using onions and garlic.  Serve the Delicious Dal Makhani Recipe without Onion and Garlic along with Naan, Tandoori Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe and a Raita for ...

दाल मखनी रेसिपी - Dal Makhani Without Onion And Garlic (Recipe In Hindi)

दाल मखनी उत्तर भारत की एक प्रसिद्ध डिश है जिसे पंजाब के हर घर में बनाया जाता है. दाल मखनी में राजमा, दाल, मक्खन और क्रीम का प्रयोग किया जाता है. इस दाल में प्याज और लहुसन का प्रयोग नहीं किया गया है.  दाल मखनी को अजवाइन टमाटर भिंडी और तवा पराठा के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद आई हो तो, आप यह दाल भी बना सकते है  लहसुनि दाल  दाल पालक गुजराती दाल 

लहसुनि दाल तड़का रेसिपी - Lahsuni Dal Tadka Recipe

लहसुनि दाल तड़का एक सरल रोज की दाल है जिसमे लहसुन का तड़का दिया जाता है. इसमें कद्दू भी डाला जाता है जो इस डाक को और भी स्वादिष्ट बनाता है. यह बनाने में बहुत आसान है इसलिए आप इसे अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है.  लहसुनि दाल तड़का रेसिपी को मशरुम शिमला मिर्च की सब्ज़ी, पालक रायता और फुल्के के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है, फालगुनी दाल रेसिपी  ढाबा स्टाइल दाल पालक रेसिपी  दाल फ्राई रेसिपी 

दाल तड़का रेसिपी - Dal Tadka Recipe Flavoured With Lemon And Coriander

दाल तड़का रेसिपी एक सरल रेसिपी है जिसमे निम्बू और धनिये का भी प्रयोग किया जाता है. यह एक सरल रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने हाउस पार्टीज और रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. फ्लेवर और स्वाद से भरपूर, आपको यह दाल जरूर पसंद आएगी। दाल तड़का को पनीर बटर मसाला, लौकी रायता, जीरा राइस और फुल्के के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे.  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है, फालगुनी दाल रेसिपी  ढाबा स्टाइल दाल पालक रेसिपी  दाल फ्राई रेसिपी 

Methi Masoor Dal Recipe With Whole Masoor

Methi Masoor Dal Recipe is a delicious lentil curry made with whole Masoor dal and fresh fenugreek leaves. This recipe is a healthy choice for the intake of everyday protein and is also packed with vitamins and minerals. Masoor Methi Dal is a fantastic way to sneak in greens in your kids diet as well. Serve Masoor Methi Dal along with Phulka and Raita for a wholesome weekday lunch. The tanginess from the tomatoes goes really well with the Spicy flavor added into the dal. Did you know: Fenugreek ...

Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe-Rajma Chawal/Spiced Red Kidney Beans Curry

The Punjabi Rajma Masala also known as the North Indian Red Kidney Beans Curry is a very famous recipe from the North India. Rajma Masala popularly known as Rajma Chawal is considered as a comfort food in a Punjabi home. This makes a one dish meal, when the Rajma Masala is served along with steamed hot rice where the wonderful flavours of the rajma comes out when chewed along with rice. Serve The Rajma Masala dish for Sunday Lunches, when served along with steamed hot rice and Aloo Parwal Sabzi making ...

Parsi Style Vegetable Dhansak Recipe- Parsi Vegetable Dal

Parsi Cuisine is one of the traditional cuisine of the Parsis of India. Parsis are known for their love for good food, good music. Parsi cuisine has a West Indian cuisine influence. They also retain their food flavors and techniques from ancient Persian cuisine. One of the most popular Parsi foods is Dhansak. It’s traditionally meat and vegetables cooked in lentils. A very flavorful special masala called the dhansak masala makes this dish special and unique. Though Parsis are enthusiastic non-vegetarians, ...

Pahari Style Phanu Recipe - Delicious Mixed Dal

Pahari Style Phanu Recipe is a delicious blend of two different dals. The creaminess in the dal is wonderfully complimented with the subtle flavours from the whole spice. A simple tadka with mustard oil, cumin seeds and green chillies are poured on top before serving. Traditionally it is made using Horse gram Dal also known as Kulith but you can blend any other dal like Arhar Dal (Toor Dal), Moong Dal and Urad dal as well. The dish is rich in protein and will be perfect for your everyday meals. Serve ...

Bengali Style Cholar Dal Recipe-Chana Dal

Cholar Dal is Bengal gram lentils cooked in coconut and spices. Slightly sweet in flavour and very aromatic because of usage of pure ghee, this dal is cooked in a very typical way by monitoring carefully as it should not get mashed completely. It is the very famous lentil dish from West Bengal, that is served with hot and fluffy luchi specially on the occasion of Jamai Shosti, where the Son-in-Law is served this along with many other delicacies in the platter. Serve hot and delicious Cholar Dal ...

Gujarati Style Osaman Dal Recipe

Gujarati Style Osaman Dal Recipe is a thin liquid toor dal recipe which has minimal spices added to it. The dal is cooked in the pressure cooker with enough water and once the dal becomes mushy. The leftover water is retained and then mixed along to a thin consistency and tempered with various whole spice like cinnamon stick, cardamom pods and curry leaves with ghee and served hot.  Serve the Gujarati Osaman Dal Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Sweet & Spicy Raw Papaya Moongfali Ki ...

Pumpkin Dal with Garlic Tadka Recipe

The Pumpkin Dal Tadka is a delicious recipe that is made with a combination of dals, green chilies and spices. The addition of a garlic tadka along with ghee adds to the final touch and makes it a perfect dish for a quick and easy dinner  when served along with rice, papad and achaar. Serve the Pumpkin Dal with Garlic Tadka Recipe along with steamed rice, papad and achaar for a quick weeknight dinner. If you are looking for more dinner recipes here are some: Arhar ...

Gujarati Dal Recipe - Sweet Tangy and Spicy Dal

Gujarati Dal Recipe is a sweet, tangy and spicy staple dish of every Gujarati home that is made from pigeon pea lentils also known as toor dal. One of the ways we savor the Gujarati Dal at home is to have it over a hot bowl of rice topped with ghee and a green vegetable.  Serve Gujarati Dal Recipe along with Steamed Rice, with some ghee and a side of Stuffed Bhindi for a complete meal.  If you are looking for more dal recipes here are some of our favorites :  Amritsari ...

Fajeto Recipe - Gujarati Ripe Mango Curry Recipe

Fajeto is a yogurt and mango based curry that is tangy, hot, sweet and simply delicious. I sometimes wonder if delicious is enough to describe this dish. Come every mango season this one dish does not skip a Gujarati’s summer cooking menu; where ripe mangoes are pureed and simmered with yogurt and spices.  Serve the Fajeto (Gujarati Mango Kadhi) along with Phulka's, Stuffed Bhindi and Steamed Rice for a weekend lunch If you would like to make this dish ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oriya Style Ambila Recipe-Sweet & Spicy Mixed Vegetable Sabzi

Sweet & Spicy Ambila Recipe is a recipe from Orissa cuisine, which can also be termed as 'Oriya rasam' as it is similar to the South Indian delicacy of rasam. But as compared to the latter it is quite loaded with vegetables, usually the seasonal variety.  Ambila is a delicious combination of vegetables stewed in a yogurt and besan gravy and tempered with panch phoran spices along with red chillies and curry leaves. It is a traditional recipe of Orissa prepared during Laxmi Puja.  Serve ...

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 ...

Punjabi Dal Tadka Recipe - Punjabi Toor Dal Recipe

Punjabi Dal Tadka Recipe is a very nutritious lentil dish that is very simple to prepare. It can be a very food especially on a tiring day. It is a delicious dal recipe from Punjab which is flavoured with ginger, garlic green chilli and the touch of lemon juice. New born babies as old as 6 months are given a diluted version of this Punjabi dal tadka as an introduction to solids and it makes for a healthy staple for small as an important part of their growing diet. Serve Punjabi Dal Tadka along ...

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 ...

Dal Tadka Recipe Flavored with Lemon and Coriander

Dal Tadka Recipe is a simple to cook recipe that is packed with flavors from lemon and coriander. This recipe of dal tadka is one of my oldest recipes and was almost lost in my recipe pile. It so happened that my brother often makes this recipe and I would have to dig into my pile to find the one I sent him, as he would always want it the way I had first shared it with him. So this of dal tadka recipe is just for keepsake and old times, on how simple cooking can get with just a few spices - just ...

Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Makhani Recipe

Green Moong Dal Makhani is a wholesome lentil curry that is made in the similar way to the Dhaba Dal of Punjab. Made with Green Moong, flavoured with subtle Indian spices and simmered optionally with cream and butter for as long as 15 minutes makes this dal rich, nutritious and delicious.  Serve the Green Moong Dal Makhani along with Missi Roti and Lauki Raita and it would make a perfect dinner or lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes which you can ...

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 ...

     
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