Wednesday, April 21, 2010

CHANA DAL
































































INGREDIENTS

Chana dal : 1 cup
Salt : 1/2 tsp (as per taste)
Sugar : 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1/4 tsp
Green chilly : 4-6 pieces
Red dry chilly : 3-4 pieces
Bay leaf : 2-3 pieces
Ghee : 1/2 tsp


PREPARATION

• Wash chana dal properly with water
• Soak chana dal in water for 4-5 hours
• Pour the dal in pressure cooker
• Add 3-4 cups of water, salt, turmeric powder and green chilly
• Wait for 3-4 whistle and then open the cover of the pressure cooker
• Heat ghee in a kadai
• Add cumin seeds, bay leaf and red dry chilly and wait for few seconds till it sizzle
• Pour chana dal from pressure cooker into kadal
• Stir it for 5-10 minutes
• Serve it hot with roti/plain rice/fried rice

28 comments:

  1. Comfort food always good...gud to be here again..

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  2. Very simple and everyday dhal for roti and rice!

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  3. Good recipe, This sort of recipe we make as a side dish with Puttu, Kerala item -minus bay leaf. Instead we add little coconut.
    i will try this too.

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  4. Looks grt....one of my favourites....

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  5. बहुत बढ़िया रेसिपी है!
    चने की दाल बहुत पौष्टिक होती है!
    हमें भी बहुत पसन्द है!

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  6. nice and simple and delicious chana dal recipe.

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  7. Nice comfort food. Perfect with hot rice.

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  8. Nice colorful dhal Babli...adding bayleaf is new to me....will try your version soon :)

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  9. Simple & comfort dish. Looks lovely.

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  10. Nice and simple dal .I have not tried with channa dal.

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  11. Wow! I love dal! It's simple yet so nutritious! I made dals with veggies but not with chana separately. A must try!

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  12. looks so delicious..i like dals.i used to prepare the same dal curry with moongdal..haven't tried with channa dal.
    thanks for sharing..nice pic too..lovely color.
    btw first time to ur blog ..lovely space u have .like to come back .. following you..do visit my blog too

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  13. So comforting and delicious..nice n simple one, Babli

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  14. my fav dal..quick to make and yumm too

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  15. I love dhal..very comforting meal always.

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  16. wow nice dal recipe urmi...simple n nice one...nice pics

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  17. Lovely dal.... Will go well with Roti or Rice...

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  18. A very homely and comforting recipe hon..looks yummy:)

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  19. Easy n yummy dal.perfect with rotis

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  20. looks awesome.. delicious dal.. following you

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  21. Healthy and tasty daal..very good for lowering sugar level..

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  22. Babli such a nice and simple recipe,I would love to add little more sugar and have it with Kachori and tamarind chutney and green chillies! I know you will miss those Kochurir dokan in Kolkata!

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