Bengali Choler Dal Recipe

Bengali Choler Dal is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Curries
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Boil
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 300 gms - Channa dal
  • 1 tbsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - Sugar
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds (rai)
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds (methi)
  • 1/2 tsp - Kalonji seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 4 dry Red Chillies
  • 1/2 cup - Coconut (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tbsp - Raisins
  • Oil as needed
  • Salt to taste.
  • How to Make Bengali Choler Dal:

    1. Soak the chana dal in water for 4 hours.
    2. Then cook in a pressure cooker.
    3. Add turmeric powder, sugar and salt and keep aside.
    4. Now take a nonstick wok, heat oil and add the bay leaves and all the other ingredients and roast till golden brown.
    5. Now add the cooked dal and water as required and cook till thick.
    6. Serve the hot dal with hot hot puris.



     

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