Dalna With Chana Dal

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Dalna with chana dal Are you searching for less oil recipe or oil free recipe. Normally we think that without oil it is difficult to cook tasty recipe. Here I used banana leaves to avoid the oil brush and it will not stick. I soaked chana dal overnight then boiled with adding bay leaves, black cardamom and salt. Then heat to reduce the moisture. I used very little oil to make the gravy. After making the gravy put off the flame then dip the dal pieces. Don't boil again otherwise it may break the shape and dissolve. Now let's follow the recipe.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bengali, Homestyle Cooking, Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Chana Dal soaked
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • ½ cup Coriander or paste paste
  • leaves Bay Leaves bay
  • cloves Whole Cloves whole
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
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Instructions
 

  • First step boil the soaked chana dal with adding bay leaves, black cardamom and little salt. Then keep separate.
    Dalna With Chana Dal - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • First step boil the soaked chana dal with adding bay leaves, black cardamom and little salt. Then keep separate.
    Dalna With Chana Dal - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Second step make a paste with adding fresh coriander leaves, green chillies, garlic, ginger and salt. Then keep separate.
    Dalna With Chana Dal - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Third step heat a pan pour the boiled chana dal stir continuously. Slowing the flame until reduce the moisture. Then keep on banana leaves to give a good shape.
    Dalna With Chana Dal - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Then bake the dal with cover. After 10 minutes it will ready to cut in pieces. Then keep separate.
    Dalna With Chana Dal - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now in the same pan add oil, bay leaves and cloves. Stir a few seconds then add coriander paste. Stir continuously then add little water. Let boil the gravy a few minutes.
    Dalna With Chana Dal - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • After then put off the flame and dip the dal pieces. Don't boil again otherwise it will break and may dissolve. Now serve with rice or chapati.
    Dalna With Chana Dal - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

https://youtu.be/bIAbam132m0
Click this link to watch the recipe on my YouTube channel nanan swade geeta.
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Geeta Biswas
Geeta Biswas

Are you missing old, traditional recipes? I, Geeta Biswas would love to share all those different tasty and traditional recipes. Most of my recipes are simple and very creative as I try to add twist and easy steps to prepare each and every recipe.

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