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Chana Dal Aamti

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Chana Dal Aamti
Chana Dal Aamti
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves3 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for Lunch , Dinner

Ingredients for Chana Dal Aamti

  • Chana dal (1 small bowl)
  • Oil (1 tblspn)
  • Curry leaves (5-6 no)
  • Mustard seeds (rai)
  • Cumin seeds (jeera)
  • Turmeric powder (haldi)
  • Red chilli powder (1-2 tspn)
  • Garlic cloves (5-6 no chopped)
  • Tomato (1 no chopped)
  • Garlic-ginger paste/wet masala
  • Salt to taste

How to cook Chana Dal Aamti

  1. Soak the chana dal for 2 hrs in water.
  2. Clean the dal and cook  80% or pressure cook for 1-2 whistles.
  3. Heat oil in a wok/kadhai,add mustard & cumin seeds,add currry leaves.
  4. Add the garlic cloves & saute for 2 mins.
  5. Add the garlic-ginger paste/wet masala,turmeric & red chilli powder.
  6. Add tomato, saute for 2-3 mins.
  7. After cooling, grind the dal to fine paste like without adding much water.
  8. Add salt & add the ground chana dal paste,mix well.
  9. Add about 1 to 1& half cup water,mix well.
  10. Keep it little thick & see that its not water like in consistency.
  11. Boil for 5 mins on low flame.
  12.  Serve with rice.
  13. Whenever you make puarn poli keep some cooked dal aside & make this aamti. The aamti can also be served with puran poli.
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