Moong Dal

Shopping Tips

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Cooking How-tos

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.

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easy and tasty with boiled rice or roti.
Traditional Indian dal with yellow split peas, ginger, chili pepper, tomatoes, cumin and garlic. Don't worry if you can't find Asafoetida, a yellow spice. Use moong dal (small split yellow beans) if you can find them.