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Cholar Dal Recipe

Cholar Dal is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - chickpea, soaked for 4-5 hours
  • 1 - Garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp - chopped Green chillies
  • 1 - chopped onion, medium in size
  • 1/2 - chopped Tomato
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • A pinch of Hing
  • 2 tsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 - small Cinnamon stick
  • 2 - green Cardamom
  • 2 to 3 - Cloves
  • 1 small - Bay Leaf
  • 1 small - dry Red Chilli
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tsp - Ghee
  • How to Make Cholar Dal:

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




     

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