Bengali chana dal Recipe

Bengali chana dal is a popular Indian Main
Author :
 
On :
Monday, 25 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Main
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Shallow Fry
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
3

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Channa dal
  • 8 Red Chillies
  • 2 tsp - Sugar
  • 3 Green chillies
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - each mustard seeds, cumin seeds, aniseeds, Fenugreek seeds and Onion seeds
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - ground Ginger
  • 1 tsp - aaamchur
  • 1/2 cup - slices of fried fry Coconut (copra)
  • 5 peppercorns
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • Salt to taste.
  • How to Make Bengali chana dal:

    1. Soak dal in water for three hours.
    2. Pressure cook till soft but separate. Add ginger, turmeric, green and red chillies, amchur, sugar, coconut pieces and salt to taste.
    3. Add water if needed and allow it to simmer till everything blends and chillies are cooked. Set aside.
    4. Heat oil and fry cumin seeds, mustard, fenugreek seeds, onion seeds, aniseeds, pepper and bay leaves.
    5. When just brown, pour over the dal.
    6. Serve hot with puris.



     

    Bawarchi of the week

    Chitra Ramachandran

    Chitra Ramachandran

    A talented cook and a prolific writer, Chitra Ramachandran's recipes come with reminiscences of people, places, history, tradition and culture.

    know more