I am going to share the last dal recipe from the North Eastern states. It is the daineiiong from Meghalaya.It is pronounced as Dai-Nei-Iong, and it is one of the staple foods of Khasi tribe of Meghalaya. So what is Daineiiong? It’s the Meghalaya style dal prepared with lentils and black sesame seeds. Here comes my version daineiiong with brown masoor dal and toor dal.
Soya Thongba – A Manipuri special mild curry prepared with soy chunks, potatoes, and green peas. This milk-based gravy requires only minimal spices and goes well with rice, roti, and poori. (My personal favorite is with naan). Check out how to prepare this simple Manipuri dish on instant pot and also in the traditional stove top method. Don’t miss the short video that explains how to make this dish in the instant pot.
Betang Meh. Unique name huh? The recipe is also unique as its name. Betang Meh is a mild gravy/curry from the state of Nagaland prepared with kidney beans and spinach with the hint of ginger. It’s a five ingredient fix. All you need is kidney beans, spinach, ginger, salt, and water. That’s it. Check out the instant pot and pressure cooker version of Betang Meh and also the different ways to serve them.