This is one of my favourite dal recipes and also one of the simplest I know. This Old Delhi style creamy Arhar dal with heeng jeera chaunk (tadka) is a recipe from my maternal grandmother. My maternal grandmother or Chaiiji, as we all fondly called
Dal – Chawal and Dal – Roti are soul foods for any Indian or maybe even a South Asian person. Whatever dal you prefer, the combination of the humble dal with rice or dal roti sabzi set off cozy memories of home and everything familiar.
It’s almost been a year since I moved to Chicago from India. And, for several months I have been contemplating the interconnectedness of food with nostalgia and memory. When the flavours of curry leaves waft from my aloo curry I can imagine my grandma labouring
It is no secret that lentils or legumes are a good source of protein, especially in a vegetarian or vegan diet. But they are also a good source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre along with a reasonable amount of carbohydrates. So a bowl of
Do you remember the time we were given holiday homework in our summer vacations? I remember one of the activities mentioned in the homework for Science were to sprout a seed or bean during the holidays and bring the sapling or the resultant plant to