Panchmel Dal

Rajasthani Panchmel Dal

My weekends are usually brimming over with chores big and small, but this weekend– or at least this Saturday– I have swept my calendar clean for the event of a lifetime: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear. DC is a pretty exciting city year-round, overrun with events you can’t wait…

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Peas Carrot Subzi

Peas-Carrot Subzi with Missi Roti

A reader had asked me (a while back, I admit) if I knew the recipe for a subzi he once tasted in Rajasthan. Gordon described it as an “amazing dry curry made with wonderful red carrots and green peas” that, he added, was very simple but so flavorful. I will confess I am not an expert…

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