Finished with an exuberant tarka of onion and cherry tomatoes, this simple but delicious vegan dal from The Cook and Him
makes a sustaining meal.
Stuffed conchiglie pasta shells filled with a split green pea dal and home-made pesto, baked in a tangy tomato sauce. Totally vegan and totally flavourful! This Cook & Him
recipe is perfect for a weeknight meal.
In this high days and holidays dal from Northern India, enriched with butter and cream, Jenny Chandler
substitutes British whole lentils
and red haricot beans
for the traditional black urad dal and red kidney beans. As Jenny says, "the result is just heaven", perfect as a stand alone main dish with a little rice or a flatbread alongside or great as a player in an indulgent spread.
Split yellow peas
make a wonderfully satisfying dal, prepared in much the same way as the classic chana dal (made with split chickpeas) of India. The peas give a smoother texture than chickpeas but it’s possible to keep a bit of the firmer texture, if preferred, if you keep an eye.
This inventive pie from Jenny Chandler uses mushy peas
as the heart of a comforting winter pie that makes a meal in itself or imposing side dish.
Spice up your Classic Mushy Peas
with Jenny's Chandler quick but delicious recipe to add a little Moorish pizzazz to good old British marrowfat peas.
Best known as an accompaniment to fish and chips, mushy peas have much more to offer. Here's Jenny Chandler's recipe for simple but sublime classic mushy marrowfat peas, with a solution to achieving a rich green colour without food colouring, and suggestions for mouth-watering ways to serve them.
Despite the name this dish from the Greek island of Santorini is made not with fava beans but with split yellow peas
- or more traditionally with an entirely different species of pulse, Lathyrus clymenum.
These delicious vegan and gluten-free dhal bread rolls are perfect as a snack, a lunchtime side to a salad, or a healthy accompaniment to south asian curries and stews. Besides Hodmedod's Green Pea Flour
they contain a host of other healthy ingredients like chia seeds and coconut flour. This recipe was created by the inspired Salima Dhalla of the Breadren
artisan bakery and kitchen.
Inspired by the cuisine of the Gujarat region of India, this dhal is made with Split Fava Beans, a common substitute for the more traditional local hyacinth beans.