Chana dal | How to make Chana dal

By Mukti Sahay  |  18th Jan 2018  |  
5 from 1 review Rate It!
  • Photo of Chana dal by Mukti Sahay at BetterButter
  • Prep Time


  • Cook Time


  • Serves





1 vote

About Chana dal Recipe


Chana dal is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of West Bengal cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Chana dal at your home. Chana dal by Mukti Sahay will help you to prepare the perfect Chana dal at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 10 minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Chana dal.

Chana dal

Ingredients to make Chana dal

  • Bengal gram/chana dal - 1 cup
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • salt - to taste
  • Finely chopped onion - 1
  • Finely chopped onion - 1
  • Grated ginger - 1/2 tsp
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
  • Finely chopped green chilly - 1/4 tsp
  • Finely chopped tomato - 1
  • oil - 2 tbsp

How to make Chana dal

  1. Boil chana dal with salt and turmeric powder and three cup of water in a pressure cooker
  2. Heat oil in a pan.
  3. Add onion ginger and tomato and saute for 2 - 3 mins.
  4. Add green chilly and coriander leaves and mix well.
  5. Add boiled chana dal and cook for five mins.
  6. Add garam masala powder and turn off the flame.

Reviews for Chana dal (1)

Payal Singh2 years ago

It goes well with plain rice.
Mukti Sahay
2 years ago

Cooked it ? Share your Photo