Dals, Lentils and Legumes Recipes

Recipes for dals, lentils and legumes - perfect vegetarian recipes loaded with protein that has no animal fat; includes recipes using chickpeas, mung beans, kidney beans, tur dal, mung dal, masoor dal, udad dal, black beans, white beans, split peas, navy beans, cannelini beans, black eyed peas

Chana Masala or Chole recipe – Indian Chickpea Curry – Meatless Monday

Chana Masala or Chole recipe

Chana Masala or Punjabi Chole or Chole Masala or Pindi Chole – this quintessentially Indian chickpea curry is known by many names. It is a Punjabi dish from the northern parts of India. Fiery spices and chili can make it as hot and spicy as you want it. Or you can tone them down to… 

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Chana Masala with zero oil – High on Flavor

Zero Oil Chana Masala

I dare you to step out of your comfort zone and try this. Not only is this high on flavor, but is also low in calories. Directly minus the calories from the oil you would use otherwise for a chana masala. The trick to this is not harping on the fact that there is no… 

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Ajwaini Panch Daal – Five lentil Mix spiced with Carom Seeds

panch dal

I have always liked mixed lentils – be it the 10 bean or 15 bean soup mixes of dry lentils you get in any grocery store or any homegrown/made mix that’s born just to clear out the pantry. One of my cousins had a Tarla Dalal book with a recipe called ‘panchmel‘ daal, and lately… 

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