Tag Archives: dal

Split chickpea stew (Chana Dal). 7/15/20

I know this dinner appears often and that is because of all the dals we make this is our favorite. Tonight it had kale stems cooked with the stew in the Instant Pot and the cut up leaves sauteed in … Continue reading

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Gujarati dal (split pigeon peas) 7/7/20

This dal is made with split pigeon peas or Toor dal. It has the usual spices plus peanuts, chile, and tomatoes.  After sautéing the tempering and spices the rest of the ingredients go into the Instant Pot for five minutes … Continue reading

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Afghani dal, white rice, grilled cauliflower! 6/23/20

Make some white rice and cook Afghani dal. Sprinkle with an herb and add a dollop of yogurt. (Note: I use only .5 tablespoon of minced ginger, and cooking spray instead of olive oil.) Add a side of grilled cauliflower. … Continue reading

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Chana Dal. 6/13/20

Yum, I love Chana dal. It is dried split chickpeas cooked together with onions, garlic, tomatoes, and spices. After a quick 30 minute soak, it all goes in the instant pot. Here is the recipe I use – https://pipingpotcurry.com/instant-pot-chana-dal/   … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Palak Dal. 5/25/20

Our son has been encouraging us to try this dal (lentil) dish that he makes at home. The recipe he sent me Lentils with Spinach or Palak Dal was from America’s Test Kitchen and like many of their recipes had … Continue reading

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Chana Dal with zucchini and cabbage. 4/21/20

Chana dal is made with dried split chickpea in a pressure cooker or Instant Pot. I do not know which of my dals I like better Chana dal or Afghani dal. They are both delicious. Chana dal is a little … 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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Vega/Vege Afghani dahl with spinach salad. 9/11/18

Note: This simple dinner is vegan when omitting the yogurt and feta. After our Sephardic extravaganza on Monday it is time to get back to something simpler. I cannot stress enough how delicious this Afghani preparation of lentils is. It … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Khyber Pass Afghani Restaurant. 6/24/18

According to my menu we were supposed to be having lamb chops last night. However, our son called and asked if he could drop by and the four of us ended up going out to lunch at the Khyber Pass … Continue reading

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