deep fried · lentil fritters

Daler bora or Lentil Fritters

There is nothing special about Daler Bora or Lentil fritters. Every state in India has its own version.  There are international versions of it as well (think falafel). Different types of dal (lentils ) are used in different proportions along with a varied combination of spices. They are often ground to a rough batter and then… Continue reading Daler bora or Lentil Fritters

daal · red lentils · tarka · toor daal

Daal Chaawal on a rainy day ( rice and daal{lentils} on a rainy day)

It had been raining all day yesterday, dark clouds, the thunder, the lighting and gust of wind. This was the perfect weather for Khichuri and begun bhaja, but I wanted something more soothing, something more comforting and there is nothing like daal bhaat . I remember as a child after we came back from a… Continue reading Daal Chaawal on a rainy day ( rice and daal{lentils} on a rainy day)