Category Archives: Indian

🥬 Leftovers: Spiced red lentils 3/2/20

We have a lot of spiced red lentils left over from last week and a container of rice. So I pick up some more broccoli from the store and we have an almost no-work dinner. These lentils, whose major claim … Continue reading

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🥬 Spicy red lentils with squash (masoor dal). 2/24/20

This dish is similar to the split chickpea entree I made last week. Red lentils are quicker cooking than split chickpeas which I had to soak and then cook in my Instant Pot. They both have onion, ginger, cloves, chili, … Continue reading

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🥬 Instant Pot Chana Dal (split chickpea stew) 2/19/20

Boy, is this delicious! And quick and easy! Here is the simple recipe to follow https://pipingpotcurry.com/instant-pot-chana-dal/#wprm-recipe-container-6238  Thanks pipingpotcurry.com! My changes are to skip the Asafoetida because I do not have any and to cook the Chana dal a little longer … Continue reading

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🥬 Instant Pot split chickpea stew. 1/28/20

This is such an easy and delicious vegan dinner. A cup of split chickpeas, that I found at the WalMart grocery store amongst the Indian foods, are soaked for 30 minutes. While this is going on I sauteed some cumin … Continue reading

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🥬 Veg fried rice/mujadara crossover. 1/24/20

Tonight’s dinner was supposed to be vegetarian fried rice with tofu. But the grocery store we went to was out of extra-firm tofu! So I had to figure out a different protein. I considered beans but decided on quick cooking … Continue reading

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🥬 Chana dal (Instant Pot). 1/17/20

I forgot to post this meal before I left for my long weekend trip. I will be back on Wednesday with new posts. Chana dal is a stew of dried split chickpeas, tomatoes, stock, and flavorings. I made this for … Continue reading

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⚓️ Shrimp biryani 12/3/19

This recipe started out as a one-pot, Instant Pot dish.  But the shrimp just cannot stand being hammered in the Instant Pot for even a short amount of time. So John cooks the shrimp on their own after a short … Continue reading

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