Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dal | How to make Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dal

By Reena Andavarapu  |  30th Jul 2016  |  
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  • Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dal, How to make Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dal
Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dalby Reena Andavarapu
  • Prep Time

    5

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

72

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About Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dal Recipe

A delicious, nutritious and easily cooked recipe that goes great with rice or phulkas.

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Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dal

Ingredients to make Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dal

  • chana dal - 1 1/2cup
  • onions - 2
  • ginger garlic paste - 1tsp
  • curry leaves
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds - 1tsp
  • red chilli - 2
  • red chilli Powder - 1tsp
  • Garam masala pwd - 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dal

  1. Wash the Chana dal, add sufficient water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Take a deep saucepan, add 2 tbsp of oil
  3. Now add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, broken red chillies
  4. Chop and add onion as soon as it splutters
  5. Add the ginger garlic paste, curry leaves
  6. Now stir fry for a while
  7. Now add the powders. Mix well
  8. Add the pressure cooked dal and salt
  9. Add required water for a gravy consistency
  10. Cover and simmer till dal is nice soft when pressed by a finger tip
  11. Serve with rice or rotis.

My Tip:

The excess water when dal is pressure cooked may not be discarded but used while cooking.

Reviews for Chana dal/ Split Bengal Gram Dal (1)

Ashwariya Lala year ago

I love Bengali flavours, so will surely try this dal :)
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