Unlike the more popular soupy preparation of lentils in India, this is a thicker version, and more like a spread. Fragrant with spices and pepper and also healthy, the Sukhi Dal is very easy to make, and is usually a pleasant change for your palate.
The combination of pumpkin and the brown chickpeas is a traditional dish from home. We call it Kumror Chokka. Kumro is Pumpkin; but do not ask me why it is a Chokka. Think of this dish as a flavorful curried pumpkin – just right for the season in all its traits and personality.
I like the sound of “Lady’s Finger” better than “Okra”. It could be that I am more used to the Lady Finger, since we were not aware of the existence of the word “Okra” before we came here; or simply because the lady’s finger visually couples better with the this slender vegetable.
A simply designed soup with very subtle and exquisite flavors; cumin, mint and sumac combined in a bowl with the red lentils makes a refreshing soup with very earthy flavors.
This simple and quick vegetarian stir fry has a flavorful, spicy glaze and an addictive crunch. Tofu, peanuts and some greens – makes a perfect side with some noodles or rice for a satisfying healthy meal.