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Mom’s Masoor ki Daal (Pink Lentils)

Masoor daal is one of the regular daals in my kitchen. This is my daughter’s favorite daal too.  It is very easy to make specially on those busy week nights when you have limited time.  This doesn’t need soaking overnight like a couple of other lentils.  It literally takes 15 minutes to prepare this daal […]


Dahi Bhalle

Dahi Bhalle also called Dahi vada are delectable street food in North India and the neighboring countries. These delicious soft balls are made with urad dal (lentils) which are soaked, and deep fried.   Bhalle can be made ahead of time and one can freeze it and take out what is needed.  Very popular dish […]


Thai Tofu Penang Curry

 Ingredients: 2 cups coconut milk 2 tbsps vegetable oil (optional) 1/4 cup Penang Curry Paste (store bought) Fried Cubed Tofu 2 tbsps palm sugar 2-3 tbsps of fish sauce, to taste 6-7 kaffir lime leaves 1/2 cup Thai Basil Leaves Small can of bamboo shoots Sliced green/red bell pepper Directions: In a wok or large […]