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Vegan Daal Makhani

Daal Makhani isn’t typical Indian home cooking. It’s slow and unmistakably rich. It’s unadulterated restaurant-style comfort food. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t make an excellent version of Vegan Daal Makhani at home. You absolutely can and should. You can also replace the dairy with plant-based ingredients with very little impact on flavour and texture. …

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Mombasa-Style Daal Kachori

Mombasa-Style Daal Kachori are crispy, pastry-covered daal and green mango snacks. This recipe is inspired by the hot and sour moong daal Kachori sold at Bhagwanjis sweet mart in Mombasa, Kenya. They’re the snack of my father’s childhood and this is a recipe that together, we have developed over the years. What are Kachori? Deep …

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Little Mung Daal and Paneer Samosas

Isn’t miniature food always better than supersized food? Take cupcakes for instance; tiny morsels of individually iced, fluffy cake is so much more alluring than a massive, calorie-laden, brick-ish cake. Well, for me anyway. In the same way, I would always pick a box of tiny chocolate truffles over a chunky chocolate bar. If you …

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