Recipe: Chana Dal

CooQ : Recipe: Chana Dal

Chana Dal

North indian, Mains

Chana dal
152 calories/serving
40 mins
Chana Dal is the comfort food of India that can be enjoyed any time of the day. This wholesome, flavorful and healthy lentil-based side serve goes perfectly with steamed rice and pickle.

Recipe by:

Bong Eats


1. Add tomatoes, garlic, ginger, green chillies and salt to a blender. make a puree out of it. roughly chop the ginger and garlic before adding.

2. In a non-stick pressure cooker, heat some oil and add onions, sauté till they turn golden brown.

3. Add the chana dal and salt, sauté for 4-5 minutes. add turmeric powder, sauté for another 5-6 minutes.

4. Add the tomato puree and green chillies. add ¼ cup water, coriander powder and red chilli powder. cover the pressure cooker and cook till 4-5 whistles.

5. Once the whistles are done, simmer the dal for 15 minutes. add crushed coriander and mix.

6. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.

By Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana