Cholar Dal

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Cholar Dal

  • Pressure cook the chickpea to 4 whistles.
  • Drain excess water, reserve 1/2 cup of it, and keep it aside.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds and hing.
  • Once it crackles, add chopped onions, green chillies, and minced garlic; saute it for a minute.
  • Add pressure-cooked chickpea along with the reserved water.
  • Add tomato and all the spices and mix well.
  • Cook covered for 10 minutes till done.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of ghee and add the whole garam masala into it.
  • Once it starts getting brown in colour, drizzle this over the prepared dal.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and drizzle lemon juice before serving.
  • Recipe Courtesy: My Own Food Court