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Chana Daal

chana dal


  • - 1 cup: Channa Dal
  • - 4 Cups: Water
  • - 2: Green Chllies chopped
  • - 1 tea spoon: Desi Ghee
  • - ½ tsp: Jeera
  • - Salt, haldi powder As per taste


  • Put dal along with water, salt, haldi powder in a cooker and close the lid.
  • After one whistle, reduce the heat and cook for another 5 min. For the tadka, heat desi ghee and add jeera. After the splitting sound, add green chillies. Mix it in boiled dal and on a low flame let the dal simmer till it mixes properly. Garnish with green coriander.


  • - Wash the soaked daal and grind it into a coarse (very important) paste using little water.
  • - Mix all the ingredients listed above, except oil, to the dal paste.
  • - Make small unevenly round spheres of the daal paste and deep fry it in oil.
  • - Serve with tamarind chutney or rice-daal, or put it in gravy of aalu ki subzi to make aalu kachree ka jhor !