Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) | How to make Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut)

By Koyeli S.  |  7th Oct 2016  |  
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Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut)by Koyeli S.
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    4

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About Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) Recipe

Luchi and Narkel die Cholar Dal are authentic recipes of Bengal. They are a must have in lunch on the auspicious day of Ashtami (the 8th day of Navaratri) in Bengal.

Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) by Koyeli S. has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) is a good option for you. The flavour of Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) recipe on the page below.

Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut)

Ingredients to make Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut)

  • For Luchi:
  • all purpose flour (Maida): 2 cups
  • ghee/Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Sunflower/any Refined oil: For deep frying
  • salt: to taste
  • water: as needed
  • For Cholar dal:
  • Bengal gram (Chana dal):1 cup
  • coconut(cut into small pieces): ½cup
  • Green chilies: 4-5 pieces
  • ginger paste: 2 tablespoon
  • cumin Seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Dry Red chili: 1
  • turmeric Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Cooking oil: 2 tablespoon
  • ghee: 1 tablespoon
  • sugar: 1 teaspoon
  • salt: to taste

How to make Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut)

  1. For Cholar Dal:
  2. Soak the pulses for half-an-hour before preparing.
  3. Put the soaked pulses along with salt in a pressure cooker with ample water so that the dal remains 1 cm below the water level, cook till three whistles of the pressure cooker.
  4. Take out of flame, let the pressure cooker cool.
  5. Open the lid, add ginger paste, turmeric, sugar – mix well with the dal.
  6. Heat oil in a heavy bottom wok and fry the coconut pieces till brown, take out and keep aside.
  7. In the same heated oil, add the dry red chili, cumin seed and fry till then turn a darker shade.
  8. Pour the boiled dal in it. Add the fried coconuts, green chilies and little more water if required.
  9. Cook till the dal attains the desired consistency.
  10. Add the ghee before turning the gas off.
  11. For Luchi:
  12. Take flour, salt and ghee in a bowl. Mix well using your hands so that the ghee is mixed into the flour.
  13. Now pour the water in the bowl and knead it to a soft but firm dough, It should not be sticky.
  14. Now divide the dough into small balls. Grease your board and rolling pin with some oil.
  15. Now take a small ball and roll it into a little thick circle.
  16. Heat oil for deep frying.
  17. Drop the Luchis one by one in hot oil and press the top with a slotted spoon. It will puff up. Flip over and cook for few sec.
  18. Now drain it in paper towel.
  19. Serve hot with Chana Dal.

Reviews for Luchi and Narkel-Cholar Dal (Luchi and Chana Dal with Coconut) (3)

Moumita Malla4 months ago

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Anindita Dasa year ago

U can add some hing.. it also tastes pretty good..
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Anuradha sharma2 years ago

sounds amazing! Would love to see an image of this recipe?
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