Breakfast offers the greatest potential to cook and eat without waste. You’ll probably be home, not on the go, and will eat on real dishes.
How to Cook Khichdi (Kitchari), an Easy One-Pot Dish
Quickly cook a pot of khichdi (or kitchari), a comforting, one-pot dish, to enjoy throughout the week for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
This dish came about from a what’s-on-hand-I-need-to-make-dinner-now moment. I always have red lentils in the pantry for dal, I had some fresh tomatoes on the counter and I had about a cup of homemade pumpkin purée left over from making pumpkin pie. The previous week, I had attended a Hindu funeral and devoured a most delicious curried […]
How to Cook Simple, Satisfying Dal
I love Indian food and cook dal once a week or so. This delicious, satisfying and aromatic dish contains dry split peas or lentils, onions, tomatoes and spices. Even my picky daughter eats it. Like kitchen sink soup, frittata and vegetable fritters, you can improvise with dal, adding a bit of this and a smidgen of […]