Chana Dal

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Very yummy and versatile dish that goes well with pakwaan, roti , purus etc
4 from 3 votes
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 1 cup Chana Dal soaked for 1 hour
  • 2 Onions finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato diced big
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 cup Water
  • Coriander green for garnish


  • In a pressure cooker,put 2 tablespoon oil and cook the onion till light brown. Add the tomatoes. Add all masalas, ginger-garlic paste, green chilli, salt.
  • Fry very well. Add the dal. Fry on slow flame for 10 minutes. Add water and on full flame cook for 3 whistles. Serve hot with Puris / Roti / Parathas

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4 from 3 votes

Anju Bhagnari
Anju Bhagnari

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