Chana Dal (Bengal Gram) Recipe

Chana Dal (Bengal Gram) Recipe




10 min


15 min


Chana Dal (Bengal Gram) 200 gms
Large Potato 1
Medium Size Onion 1
Medium Size Tomato 1
Green Chillies 2
Garlic Pods 4-5
Ginger 1/2 inch Piece
Cumin Seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Bay Leaf 1
Cinnamon Stick Piece Of
Cloves 2
Turmeric Powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Red Chilly Powder 1 Teaspoon
Coriander Powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Roasted Cumin Powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Garam Masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt As Per Taste
Sugar Pinch Of
Oil As Per Requirement
Coriander Leaves 5-6 Tablespoon
Water 3 Glass
Chana Dal Recipe

Chana Dal Recipe

Chana Dal (Bengal Gram) takes little more time to cook compared to other dals. It is cooked in different styles all over India. Chana Dal is also cooked with different veggies like bottle gourd, spinach, snake gourd, cabbage, etc. Chana Dal is cooked during pujas without onion and garlic.

Chana Dal With Potato:

  • Rinse 200 gms bengal gram (chana dal) into running water and soak it in water for half an hour.
  • Peel 1 potato and cut into big pieces. Wash and keep it aside.
  • Chop 1 onion, 1 tomato and coriander leaves.
  • Remove skin of 4-5 garlic pods.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon oil in pressure cooker.
  • Put potato pieces, 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder and fry potato till it turns little light brown.
  • Now put cumin seeds. Once cumin seeds starts cracking add chopped onions, piece of cinnamon stick, 2 cloves, 1 bay leaf and stir for few seconds.
  • Crush garlic cloves and 1/2 inch piece of ginger. Add it in pressure cooker.
  • Put more 2 tablespoon oil and stir for 1 minute.
  • Drain water and add soaked bengal gram (chana dal) to the pressure cooker.
  • Put turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilly powder, garam masala and salt.
  • Put chopped tomato, pinch of sugar and mix.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and mix.
  • Put 3 glass of water, stir and close the cooker lid.
  • Let bengal gram (chana dal) cook on medium flame for 6-7 whistle.
Chana Dal Tadka

Chana Dal Tadka


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