Category Archives: Indian

🥬 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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Shrimp biryani. 10/17/19

The recipe I followed for this was supposed to be totally an Instant Pot meal. But when we tried it all in the Instant Pot the shrimp was totally overcooked. So we made this dish in two pots – the … Continue reading

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Leftovers – Curried rice with chicken and carrots

The chicken that I bought at Costco is the focus of Saturday’s debate about what to eat for dinner. We still have half of it left. I am not feeling like chicken salad. John is not feeling like chicken with … Continue reading

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