Dal Makhani

Creamy and buttery Dal Makhani is one of India’s most loved dal!

This dal has whole black lentils cooked with butter and cream and simmered on low heat for that unique flavor. It tastes best with garlic naan!

I share all my tips and tricks to make restaurant style Dal Makhani at home with easy to follow steps.

Lentils have been an integral part of my diet. In India, we pretty much eat...

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Aloo Methi

Simple Indian stir fry with potatoes and fresh fenugreek leaves.

This Aloo Methi was quite a winter staple in my home and is best enjoyed with flatbread like roti.

I don’t see fresh methi leaves (fenugreek) very often here in the market.

But whenever I spot them, I make sure to buy few bunches and either make paratha with them or a simple stir fry like this...

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Dal Tadka

Lentils tempered with spices and ghee, this Dal Tadka is one of the most popular Indian dishes and also my personal favorite.

This recipe uses burnt charcoal for that smokey flavor which makes the dal even more special!

Whenever we would eat out in India (when I was little), we would always order 2 types of dal for the table – dal tadka and dal makhani.

Most...

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