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Gongura Chana Daal

Reena Andavarapu
10 minutes
Prep Time
8 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Gongura Chana Daal RECIPE

Tangy spicy Chana daal curry enjoyed best with rice.

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Pressure Cook
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Chana daal - 1 1/2 cup
  2. Gongura leaves - 1 Bunch
  3. Onion - 1 sliced
  4. Red Chillies - 2
  5. Garlic cloves - 7 to 8
  6. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  7. Cumin - 1 tsp
  8. curry leaves - A few
  9. oil - for tempering
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  12. Turmeric - 1/2 tsp


  1. Wash and soak the Chana dal. Clean and wash the gongura leaves.
  2. Take a pan and start with the tempering. Put the oil and once it heats add the mustard seeds, cumin, red chilies, garlic cloves, onion slices one by one and stir fry on high flame. Lastly add the gongura leaves and stir fry. Within seconds it will look like a thick paste.
  3. Now add the soaked Chana dal and spice powders along with some salt. Give it a nice stir.
  4. Now add sufficient water to cover the daal. Around 2 to 2 1/2 cups.
  5. Cover with the lid and pressure cook till one whistle. Open the lid when the pressure releases and simmer for 2 to 3 mins after giving a nice stir. Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

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