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Tawa Paneer Masala (Farmer Cheese tossed in Buttery-Tangy-Spicy masala)

Tawa Paneer Masala is a delicious tangy- Spicy North Indian dish. It is one of the most simple and very quick paneer recipe, and as the name suggests this dish is cooked on a "Tawa" (a frying pan). Cooking the masala on tawa releases an irresistible aroma and gives the dish an unique flavor. Paneer… Continue reading Tawa Paneer Masala (Farmer Cheese tossed in Buttery-Tangy-Spicy masala)

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Indian · Punjabi · Vegetarian

Spicy Smoky Dal Fry (classic Lentil soup)

Dal Fry is one of my all time favorite dals. The spicy smoky dish is what I usually used to go for in an Indian restaurant or dhaba in India. But in the USA, most Indian restaurants have Americanized food, so the dal fry is less spicy with mild flavors. I've tried to recreate the recipe at… Continue reading Spicy Smoky Dal Fry (classic Lentil soup)

Indian · Punjabi · Vegetarian

Punjabi Chole (Garbanzo Beans in spicy gravy)

Serves: 5 Cooking time: 1 hr Ingredients 1 cup chickpeas (kabuli chana), soaked in water overnight ¼ tsp baking soda 1 tea bag ½ inch cinnamon stick (dalchini) 1 black cardamom (badi elaichi) 1½ tbsp oil 1 bay leaf (tamalpatra), medium size 3 green chilies, vertically slit (2 if you want it less spicy) 1 tsp ginger,… Continue reading Punjabi Chole (Garbanzo Beans in spicy gravy)