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Dal (also spelled Dahl or Daal, or Dhal) (Hindi: दाल Dāl, Nepali: दाल Daal, Bengali: ডাল Dāl, Kannada: ಬೇಳೆ Bēḷe, Konkani: दाळ, Dāl, Malayalam: Parippu, Marathi: डाळ Ḍāḷ, Oriya: ଡାଲି Daali, Tamil: பருப்பு Paruppu, Telugu: పప్పు Pappu, Dāl, Urdu: دال, Gujarati: દાળ, Punjabi: ਦਾਲ਼ Dāl (Gurmukhi)) is a preparation of pulses (dried lentils, peas or beans) which have been stripped of their outer hulls and split. It also refers to the thick stew prepared from these, an important part of Indian, Nepali, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, and Bangladeshi cuisine. It is regularly eaten with rice and vegetables in Southern India, and with both rice and roti (wheat-based flat bread) throughout Northern India and Pakistan. Dal is a ready source of proteins for a balanced diet containing little or no meat. Sri Lankan cooking of dal resembles that of southern Indian dishes.

Pongal (పొంగలి, பொங்கல், पोंगल, ಪೊಂಗಲ್)

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Pongal (పొంగలి, பொங்கல், पोंगल, ಪೊಂಗಲ್) Pongal is a traditional South-Indian dish made with rice and moong dal which is flavored with ghee tampering of cashew nuts and whole peppercorns.It is a festive dish as well as a mini meals , Breakfast. It is served as such or with sambar and coconut chutney. Religion Dish : […]

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Pesarapappu Pulusu (పెసర పప్పు పులుసు, பாசிப் பருப்பு புலுசு, मूंग दल की सब्जी)

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Pesarapappu Pulusu (పెసర పప్పు పులుసు, பாசிப் பருப்பு புலுசு, मूंग दल की सब्जी) Pesara Pappu Pulusu is a dish from Andhra Pradesh, a  soup  which is milder than Sambar. It is usually served warm over plain boiled rice or with warm rotis. It is a soft recipe which varies a little with kandipappu pulusu. It goes […]

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Munagaku Pappu (முனைக்கு பப்பு, మునగాకు పప్పు, सहजन पत्ते दल)

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Munagaku Pappu (முனைக்கு பப்பு, మునగాకు పప్పు, सहजन पत्ते दल)  is very tasty, it can be made along with “Chana dal” ,”Moong dal” or “Toor dal”. Dal should not be mashed as its a dry dal variety. Drumstick leaves are rich in vitamin c and Iron. Regional Dish : Tamil Nadu; Andhra; South India. Cuisine Style […]

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Beans Paruppu Usili (பீன்ஸ் பருப்பு உசிலி, కంది పప్పు బీన్స్, सेम परुप्पू उसिली)

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Beans Paruppu Usili (பீன்ஸ் பருப்பு உசிலி, కంది పప్పు బీన్స్, सेम परुप्पू उसिली) This is a hot favorite  from tamilnadu and pairs really well with Vathal Kuzhambu or Mor Kuzhambu. It can be served with any of the rice items. Regional Dish : Tamil Nadu; Andhra; South India and some places in North India. Cuisine Style […]

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Senagapappu Kobbari (కొబ్బరి శనగపప్పు, தேங்காய் கடலைப் பருப்பு, नारियल और चना दल का सुब्जी)

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Senagapappu Kobbari (కొబ్బరి శనగపప్పు, தேங்காய் கடலைப் பருப்பு, नारियल और चना दल का सुब्जी) is an South Indian Dish. Senagapappu-kobbari curry is prepared in the combination of senagapappu (Chana dal) and grated coconut. This curry when served with ghee and hot rice . Roti is also a good combination with this curry. Regional Dish : Andhra […]

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Sorakaya Pesarapappu (సొరకాయ పెసర పప్పు, சுரைக்காய் பாசி பருப்பு, लौकी और मूंग दल )

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Sorakaya Pesarapappu (సొరకాయ పెసర పప్పు, சுரைக்காய் பாசி பருப்பு, लौकी और मूंग दल ) is also called bottlegourd dal. One simple sumptuous way to have this vegetable is to cook with Moong Dal.  Specially for Vegetarians different dals are consumed  in every meal as it has good proteins. South Indians usually make Dal using Toor dal, […]

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Gongura Senagapappu (గోంగూర శనగపప్పు, புளிச்சாக் கீரை கடலை பருப்பு, पीत्वा चन्ना दल)

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Gongura Senagapappu (గోంగూర శనగపప్పు, புளிச்சாக் கீரை கடலை பருப்பு, पीत्वा चन्ना दल) is extremely liked and very frequently consumed in AndhraPradesh. ‘Pappu’ means Dal has been combined here with Sorrel Leaves . It is  widely consumed all over Andhra Pradesh, in various forms such as pachidi , dal , pickle and also in combination with meat.This […]

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Cabbage GreenGram Fry(ட்டைகோசுபாசி பருப்பு, క్యాబేజీ పెసర పప్పు వేపుడు , मूंगदल और पथगोबी)

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Cabbage GreenGram fry(క్యాబేజీ పెసర పప్పు వేపుడు , ட்டைகோசுபாசி பருப்பு, मूंगदल और पथगोबी) is a simple, healthy recipe this is a breeze to make. Its good in taste. It is famous  in Tamil Nadu. Regional Dish: Andhrapradesh, Tamil Nadu , Karnataka, over all its an South Indian Dish. Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, | Cooking Time 30 […]

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Dal Makhani (ਦਲ ਮਾਖਾਨੀ, ದಲ್ ಮಖಾನಿ, దాల్ మఖని, பருப்பு மக்ஹனி, दाल माखनी)

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Dal makhani (ਦਲ ਮਾਖਾਨੀ, ದಲ್ ಮಖಾನಿ, దాల్  మఖని, பருப்பு மக்ஹனி, दाल माखनी) a flavourful robust lentil delicacy from punjab. Dal Makhani is one of Punjabi cuisine’s most characteristic signature dishes, and is high in protein–an important attribute in primarily vegetarian cultures. Traditionally this dal is cooked on low flame, for hours, on charcoal, which gives […]

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Bachali pesara pappu (బచ్చలి పెసరపప్పు, பசளி பெசரபப்பு, मालाबार पालक मूंग दल)

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Bachali pesarapappu (బచ్చలి పెసరపప్పు, பசளி பெசரபப்பு, मालाबार पालक मूंग दल) Bachala kura Pappu is a high protein, vegan, heart warming dish loaded with nutreints. Regional Dish: Andhra Pradesh; South India; North India. Cuisine Style :Andhra pradesh|cooking time : 30 mnts |Take with Rice| Type Dal |Shelf Life :  1day| Quantity : 4 Servings . Appx.Nutritional values […]

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