Tortilla Soup or Cheats recipe for Dall Dhokli

Ever since I  got the Instant Pot, I have been cooking more lentils and beans as they are so easy and quick to cook in the IP.  The  Instant  Pot(IP) is a pressure cooker but can Read More …

Mung Dall and Basmati Rice in Instant Pot

Ever since I bought the Instant Pot (IP),I have had to change my style of cooking and am always learning new things about the IP.   The Instant Pot(IP) is a pressure cooker but can also Read More …

Vaal Dahl (hyacinth bean, lima beans, Fava beans) in Instant Pot

The split val beans make a nice curry which is rich in protein.  Val ni dall has a slightly stronger lentil taste than mung dall.  Another quick dish made in the Instant Pot (IP).  The  Instant  Pot Read More …

Savoury Rice with lentils (Toor Dall Khichedi) in Instant Pot using PIP method

Instant Pot (IP)  is an electric pressure cooker which has become very popular in my house. LIke most Indians, I like to use the pressure cooker for cooking lentils etc. as it’s quicker. However, the Read More …

Planning your meals

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create a piece of content that is a discussion starter.  I thought that I would keep the discussion food. So how many of you Read More …

Basic spices for making Indian food

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create  a piece of content based upon a Frequently Asked Question.  This challenge follows on perfectly from yesterday’s post where I talked about Read More …

Kachori (Lentil and fresh peas filled savoury pastry) Baked

I was really pleased when Cranks got in touch with me and asked me to develop a recipe using “natural nasty free ingredients”  for them.   I have been enjoying Cranks Argi Bhaji sandwiches for quite Read More …

Kachoris with Lilva Tuver and Masoor Dall

Hot and spicy Kachoris are one of my favourite snacks  Kachoris can be made with lots of different fillings but I usually make them with mung dall. This time, I decided to make them with Read More …