Cholar Dal (Dry)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Cholar Dal (Dry)

  • Wash the dal. Add about 2.5 cup of water and soak for 1 hour.
  • Heat 3 tbsp of ghee or oil. Add onion and ginger and fry till onion is soft.
  • Add to the dal. Add green chillies. Heat (with soaking water) till it begins to boil.
  • Lower the heat and simmer gently till the dal is cooked and almost dry.
  • Add more hot water if needed while cooking.
  • Add tomato, cumin, coriander and garam masala powders. Add salt and sugar. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Heat remaining ghee or oil. Add cumin.
  • When it splutters, add bay leaf and dry chilli.
  • Fry for few seconds and add to the dal. Serve hot.