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Fannah- Traditional Dish From Uttarakhand

Dedicated To Uttarakhand
Fannah- Traditional Dish From Uttarakhand
Fannah- Traditional Dish From Uttarakhand
  • Prep time
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  • Serves2 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeHomestyle Cooking, Indian
  • Good for Lunch , Dinner

About this recipe

This Uttarachcal Lentil dish is a pahari dish is made of gath dal or horse gram lentil. This recipe is one of the best lentil recipes like Dal Makhani. fannah is very helpful in kidney stone disease. This dish is usually prepared on special occasions such as religious festival and marriages.

Ingredients for Fannah- Traditional Dish From Uttarakhand

  • 1 cup: gath dal or horse gram, soaked in plenty of water (lentils)
  • 1 teaspoons: Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoons: Garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoons: Red chili paste
  • 3 tablespoons: Fresh coriander leaves, to garnish
  • 1dry red chilly for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon: Salt
  • 2 tablespoons: Oil
  • 2 cup: Water

How to cook Fannah- Traditional Dish From Uttarakhand

  1. First heat the oil in pan and then add ginger and garlic pastes, and fry it until the light brown.
  2. Now and add lentils to it
  3. Next cook them on a low flame for at least 5 minutes and then add water and salt.
  4. Mix well and then cook again, covered, for the minimum of 10 to 15 minutes, or check out until they are tender.
  5. Garnish it with coriander leaves, tomato slice and fried dry red chilli. Serve it with black and white roti or bath(rice).


This Recipe has been shared by Executive Sous Chef Dheeraj Bhandari. Chef Dheeraj is a passionate Indian chef, TV show host, food stylist, blogger. He started his career in 2003 with The Claridges Hotel New Delhi at Abdul kalam road. He brings over 13 years experience at five-star hotels and luxury ships such as the Eros Intercontinental, Star Cruises, Royal Caribbean cruise liner and Google Gurgaon. Chef Dheeraj Bhandari presently working at MOSAIC HOTEL MUSSOORIE as an Executive Sous chef managed by Tux hospitality Shipra groups of hotels. 

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