Category Archives: Indian

Chana dal with kale and cauliflower rice. 9/17/22

Tonight all we had to do was warm up the leftover Chana dal in a pot and heat up the rice in the microwave. Although it is hard for us to have leftovers because we like to eat a lot … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Chana dal 9/9/22

We made this Chana dal early Friday morning and released the steam outside again because it is still really hot. As it turns out it was 107F during the hottest part of the day so we were glad we did … Continue reading

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Vegan split chickpea stew with cauli-rice and kale. 8/20/22

After eating mostly salads all week, I was ready for something a little more substantial. We decided on this chickpea stew (also known as chana dal) because we make it in the Instant Pot so it doesn’t heat up the … Continue reading

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Vegan dried split chickpea stew (Chana dal) with kale and cauliflower rice. 8/4/22

I love this chickpea dish. It is so tasty and satisfying. Usually I can find Chana dal at WalMart but this time I had to buy it from Amazon. It is quick to make in the Instant Pot and with … Continue reading

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Vegan curried lentils with zucchini, kale, and carrots 7/29/22

I found this recipe for curried green lentils in an email that Food and Wine sent me. (https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/green-lentil-curry) It sounded good to me but then I read the reviews and many people found the dish lacking in flavor so I … Continue reading

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Chana dal 6/25/22

Chana dal is probably our favorite Indian dish. It is a stew of dried split chickpeas with spices, onion, ginger, garlic, and spicy tomatoes. I make it in my Instant Pot where it cooks under pressure for 15 minutes. I … Continue reading

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Red lentils with chicken, kale, and cauliflower rice. 6/16/22

First let me note that John ate this dish vegan by simply removing the chicken. Since I am eating lower carbs I needed to replace some of the lentils with more protein. I have rotisserie chicken in the fridge so … Continue reading

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Moroccan chickpeas stew 5/26/22

The weather has cooled down going from a high 97F on Wednesday to a high of 75F on Thursday. The good thing about weather here about 35 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean is that it usually is not super … Continue reading

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Chana dal with rice and kale 5/20/22

Chana dal are dried split chickpeas and this stew is a snap to make in a pressure cooker or Instant Pot. We make ours with spicy Original Rotel plus sriracha on top for even more zing. I love the whole … Continue reading

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Dal bukhara, chandi pindi with rice and naan 4/29/22

On Friday John and I went out to lunch at the Yeti Restaurant, a Nepalese?Indian place, in Glen Ellen, CA. These days when I am going to eat out I like to go to a restaurant that makes something I … Continue reading

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