Left over recipe
Tangy Sweet and Spicy Left overs


My husband is a king of concoction. Give him any leftover food and he is sure to turn it into something delectable. We had some leftover dal from yesterday. He turned it into a tangy, sweet and spicy dish in a matter of minutes. One can use any kind of pulse or lentil for this recipe.


3 cup leftover dal

6 bread slices

3 tbsp tamarind/imli extract (if you have sweet amd spicy tamarind/imli chutney use it)

3 tbsp jaggery (omit if using sweet tamarind chutney)

3 kachoris (omit if you dont have, but it adds to the crunchiness and spice)

1 cup sev


  1. In a bowl take warm dal, add tamarind extract and jaggery or alternatively the imli/tamarind chutney.
  2. Add roughly crushed kachori and mix well.
  3. Take a plate. Add a layer of dal. Place bread slice over it.
  4. Add a layer of dal on the bread slice.Place another bread slice.
  5. Add another layer of dal on the bread. Place a bread slice on it.
  6. Add the final layer of dal.
  7. Spread dal on all 4 sides of the layers.
  8. Sprinkle sev on top and on sides.
  9. Serve immediately.