Sabji dea Bhaja Mooger Dal (Split Moong Dal with Vegetables)

‘Dal’ is most essential part of any Indian cuisine. Depending upon the availability the preparation and variety of ‘dal’ varies from region to region of India. In the eastern part or specifically in West Bengal, moong dal (split and husked variety) is very popular. We prepare different types veg and non-veg ‘dal’ like ‘Macher Matha… Continue reading Sabji dea Bhaja Mooger Dal (Split Moong Dal with Vegetables)

Moog Samali / Moog Daler Bhaja Pithe / Mooger Bhaja Puli (Traditional Bengali Sweet made with Yellow Lentil and Coconut)

‘Moog Samali’ is a traditional sweet dish or ‘Pithe’ from Bong kitchen. It is very tasty and a combination of sweet and savory. It’s and unique combination of lentil with coconut. I have given the shape of a tear drop you can shape them as you like. Some dip these ‘Pulis’ into sugar syrup after… Continue reading Moog Samali / Moog Daler Bhaja Pithe / Mooger Bhaja Puli (Traditional Bengali Sweet made with Yellow Lentil and Coconut)

Punjabi Dal Tadka (Dhaba Style Tempered Yellow Lentil)

‘Dal’ is a very common and staple in any Indian meal. Irrespective of region there should be a ‘Dal’ in any Indian Thali. Today I am sharing a very common and basic yellow dal preparation i.e. Punjabi Dal Tadka. For this preparation I have used skinned and husked four types of dals. You can use… Continue reading Punjabi Dal Tadka (Dhaba Style Tempered Yellow Lentil)

Mooger Ali (Split Skinned Moong Lentil Crepe)

Every year during winter comes the season of ‘Pithe Puli’ (different types of sweets made from ground rice flour, coconut and date palm jaggery). There are specific dates which is called ‘Makar Sankranti’ when in every Bengali family prepare different types of ‘Pithe’. One of them is ‘Mooger Ali’ … it sounds a little uncommon… Continue reading Mooger Ali (Split Skinned Moong Lentil Crepe)

Bhoger Khichuri r Labra (Khichri and Mixed Vegetable Curry)

‘Bhog-er Khichuri’ is the ‘Khichuri’ (Rice preparation with lentil) we offer to the Goddess on Durga Puja, Lakshmi Puja or Saraswati Pujo. It is completely no onion-no garlic recipe as it is done only as a offering to Goddess. You may cook this on any other day too, then it will be named as ‘Bhaja… Continue reading Bhoger Khichuri r Labra (Khichri and Mixed Vegetable Curry)

Moong Dal Chilla with Palak & Methi (Split Yellow Lentil Crepe with Spinach & Fresh Fenugreek)

Yet another Indian crepe recipe with our own ‘dhuli moong dal’ and seasonal winter delight spinach and fresh fenugreek leaves. I have shared another chilla recipe with Oats and Spinach now it is with a twist. Instead of using ‘besan’ I have used ‘moong dal’ paste for it. It is really very good in taste… Continue reading Moong Dal Chilla with Palak & Methi (Split Yellow Lentil Crepe with Spinach & Fresh Fenugreek)