Discover Dals

5-session Course Healthy Eating
Discover Dals

About this course

Dal is a generic word for the array of friendly, comforting Indian dishes that showcase the endlessly adaptable lentil. But beyond these soupy stews, versatile lentils can also be turned into snacks, celebratory desserts — even a form of community service. A fantastic source of protein and fiber, discover five unique dal recipes from across India.

About the teacher

Nandita Iyer

Nandita Iyer

Nandita Iyer brings together her degrees in medicine and nutrition with her love of cooking to enable people to pursue healthier lifestyles through her bestselling vegetarian cookbooks and blog. Sattva, her newsletter on simple and mindful living, reaches thousands of engaged readers every fortnight.
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5 Sessions

  1. Course Introduction
    Course Introduction
  2. Kadamba Sambar
    1. Kadamba Sambar
    A comforting lentil and vegetable stew.
    6 mins
  3. Masala Vadai
    2. Masala Vadai
    Share this crunchy South Indian lentil snack.
    5 mins
  4. Amritsari Langarwali Dal
    3. Amritsari Langarwali Dal
    A dish served to Sikh pilgrims by volunteers.
    5 mins
  5. Vegetarian Dhansak
    4. Vegetarian Dhansak
    Aromatic spices add warmth to this Parsi staple.
    7 mins
  6. Paruppu Payasam
    5. Paruppu Payasam
    An energizing breakfast or healthy dessert.
    5 mins