Category Archives: Indian

Planning ahead – Leftovers For Dinner (LFD). 5/8/21

Does this plate look familiar? It looks familiar because this is the other half of the double portion of Chana dal we made on Monday. What a pleasure to know that Saturday night’s dinner only needs a reheat and a … Continue reading

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Chana dal with kale and cauli-rice. 5/3/21

This is one of my favorite meals and we made a double recipe so that we could have it again on Saturday, our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) day. We used two cups of the Chana dal plus one half cup … Continue reading

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LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) Chana dal. 3/13/21

I love the ease of Saturday’s LFD. We made a double recipe of Chana/Toor dal on Monday so all I had to do was add some broth and the stems from the kale and heat it up. I placed half … Continue reading

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Winner India! Chana dal. 3/8/21

This dish is the Indian winner dish of the week, it is also my favorite. I am including the recipe we use. The dish is split chickpeas (Chana dal that you can get in your local WalMart) that I have … Continue reading

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LFD – Dal soup with additional veg. 2/20/21

For Leftovers For Dinner I sautéed some mushrooms, cabbage, and kale stems and then added them to the split chickpeas and split pigeon peas stew. I added more broth to it to make it soupier. It seemed to be lacking … Continue reading

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Chana/Toor dal, kale, rice. 2/18/21

Chana dal is dried split chickpeas and Toor dal is dried split pigeon peas. I make this in the Instant Pot where the Chana dal holds up structurally and the Toor dal breaks down giving the dish a creamy texture. … Continue reading

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LFD Chana dal with cauli-rice and kale. 1/23/21

When we made our Chana dal on Meatless Monday we made extra because John said he wanted to have some for lunch during the week. Since he did not follow through on eating it for lunches, we had plenty of … Continue reading

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Chana dal, mixed greens, rice. 1/18/21

Chana dal is a stew of spices, tomatoes, and split chickpeas that we make frequently in our Instant Pot. I posted the recipe in December for the way we make it. We served the Chana dal with a mix of … Continue reading

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Lentil curry with vegetables. 1/7/21

Sorry to skip a day but much like most of the people in the U.S. I was watching the horrific events taking place in our nation’s capital on Wednesday. While John and I stayed glued to the TV we just … Continue reading

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LFD Colorful vegetables and lentils. 1/2/21

After yesterday’s rather dull dish, I made an eye-popping plate of food for Saturday’s Leftovers For Dinner. Using Monday’s red lentils and the rest of the hearty salad greens, I started with basically the same dinner again and then added … Continue reading

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