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Maa Chole ki Dal

Rita Arora
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Maa Chole ki Dal RECIPE

A typical Punjabi dish.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Punjabi
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Basic recipe

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Chana dal 1/2 cup
  2. Urad chilka dal 1/4 cup
  3. Ghee 3 tbsp
  4. Asafoetida 1 pinch
  5. jeera 1/2 tsp
  6. Chopped garlic 2 cloves
  7. Chopped ginger 1 tsp
  8. Chopped onion 1
  9. Chopped tomato 3
  10. Chopped green chilly 2
  11. Chopped coriander 2 tbsp


  1. Wash both dals and pressure cook for 15 minutes on low flame with 3-4 cups of water.
  2. Tempering: Heat a pan, add ghee, hing, jeera, ginger and garlic, let it brown. Add onion, cook for 2-3 minutes, add tomato, green chilly and dry spices.
  3. Cover the lid and cook till the oil separates. Add in cooked dal, mix well.
  4. Add coriander and pour 1 tbsp ghee while serving.
  5. Serve with roti, chilly pickle and mint chutney.

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Karam Brar
Karam Brar   May-05-2016


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