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Chana Daal

Chana Daal
Prep Time
3 - 4 Hours
Cook Time

25 - 30 Mins

The recipe I am sharing with you, my mother cook Chana Daal in this way and it has a guaranteed taste and is famous in our all family even they request for it. You can also add meat in it after adding spices when meat tender then add lentil. You can serve it with boil rice, roti and paratha.
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Source:  Bint e Saleem
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  • Bengal gram 1 cup
  • Onion 1 (sliced)
  • Oil ¼ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Tomato 1 (chopped)
  • Green chili 4 (sliced)
  • Green coriander ¼ bunch
  • All spice powder ½ tsp
  • Water as required

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Cooking Directions

  1. Wash bengal gram and soak in water for 3-4 hours.

  2. Heat up oil in a pan and fry onion until light golden brown.

  3. Add salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, stir, add ginger garlic paste and tomato.

  4. Add a splash of water and stir for a minute.

  5. Now add 3 glasses water and allow boiling.

  6. Then shift soaked Bengal gram in boiling water.

  7. Cover and cook until lentil soft and tender. At this point there should be a little gravy.

  8. Add green chilies and mash lentil with spoon if you want.

  9. Add green coriander and all spice powder and cook 2-3 minutes more.

  10. Serve with roti or white rice.

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Comments posted by users for Chana Daal recipe:

  1. Asad Ali there are many dishes prepared with chana daal like fried chana daal, Lauki chana daal and the most favorite sweet/halwa dish of everyone is chanay ki daal ka halwa and it's also include in shami kababs and haleem. You can get all recipes on this site. Just type desired recipe name on the top right of the page and search. In case if you could not get the recipe you can drop your request message on comment box. thanks

    on Jun 19 2014 12:26PM Report Abuse KHANAPAKANA SUPPORT TEAM
  2. I want to ask which is the best dish of channa dal.

    on Jun 18 2014 12:58PM Report Abuse ASAD ALI

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