5 Delicious Ways To Eat Lentils During Lockdown

5 Delicious Ways To Eat Lentils During Lockdown

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown on the evening of 24th march. This means that you're not allowed to step out of your house unless there's an emergency. Coronavirus has become a global pandemic and the only way you can be safe is by staying at home.

We know staying in is going to make you hungrier and in need to try something with whatever you have in your pantry. If you are having problems with coming up with new recipes for your meal, maybe you can try using one ingredient and master all the dishes possible with it. Dals and lentils are the most common ingredients in an Indian household. There are multiple ways you can make lentil-based recipes that require minimal effort but the result is undoubtedly delicious. Here are 5 easy ways to make use of your dal at home:

1. Khatti Meethi Dal (Sweet and Sour Lentils)

Often eaten in Gujarati households, this amazing combination of sweet and sour lentil recipe packs a punch with its best of both worlds flavour profile. It's made with Toor dal or pigeon pea lentils. It's best when served with hot rice or phulkas.

2. Authentic Sindhi Yellow Moong Dal

Did you always like eating Sindhi food but never got a chance to make it? Well, this 21 day-lockdown is probably a good chance for you to learn every dish that there is. You can start with this mouth-watering Sindhi dal that includes all the ingredients already available in your kitchen.

3. Dal Pakwan

Another Sindhi specialty, this popular Sindhi dish is what dreams are made of. Learn how to make authentic Dal Pakwan, using Chana Dal, that is accompanied with a crispy bread and tamarind chutney. It is indeed a wholesome meal for a perfect day at home.

4. Dal Pakoras

It's time for your evening snack and don't know what to make? Don't worry, learn how to make these delicious Dal Pakoras along with some chai for a delicious chai-time break. You could make these Pakoras with any dal you have at home.

5. Konkani Style Lentils

Lentils with Konkani flavors and aromas are exactly what you need in your life right now. It takes minimum preparation but tastes like South Indian party in your mouth.

This is for all the experienced home chefs out there who are looking for new recipes, for everyone who is quarantining alone and are experiencing problems with making food at home, India Food Network promises to be by your side with all your food-related queries. We are in this together.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

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