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Chana Dal with Zucchini and Fresh Dill Recipe

Chana Dal with Zucchini and Fresh Dill is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 21 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 cup- Chana dal
  • 2 tsp- Fresh grated Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp- Turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Dried red chilli
  • 1/2 tsp- Cumin seeds
  • 2 Large Cloves of garlic, quartered or sliced
  • 1/4 tsp- Hing
  • 1 tbsp- Ghee or any other cooking oil
  • 2 Small zucchinis, sliced
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup- fresh Dill, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Chana Dal with Zucchini and Fresh Dill:

    1. Boil chana dal in 2 to 3 cups of water, with ginger, turmeric, and a little salt.
    2. Cook until the dal is done and starts breaking apart.
    3. Heat oil in a pan and add chilli, cumin seeds, and garlic.
    4. When chilli and cumin turn brown and the garlic starts to brown, add hing and let it cook a minute or two.
    5. Add the sliced zucchini to the spices in the pan and sprinkle with a little salt. Stir, cover, and let it cook for a few minutes.
    6. When the zucchini starts to get tender, add the dill, and cook slightly. Don't let the zucchini get mushy.
    7. Add zucchini/spice mixture to the cooked dal. Let it simmer a bit for the flavours to integrate.
    8. Taste to check salt. Serve with roti or rice and yogurt.


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