Turai Channa Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 4.5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Turai Channa Dal

  • Wash and soak channa dal for 2 hours. Boil channa dal in some water, till it is soft but not mushy.
  • Drain dal, keep aside. Save water, keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan, add seeds, asafoetida and allow it to splutter.
  • Add onion, capsicum and stir-fry for a minute.
  • Add curry leaves, mint leaves, coconut, chilli and stir.
  • Chop ridge gourd into 1-inch sized chunks. Add to pan.
  • Add dal and all dry masalas.
  • Add water drained from the dal and cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Sprinkle more water intermittently if required.
  • Add salt, sprinkle wheat flour and mix till well blended.
  • Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with coriander.
  • Serve hot with chapattis, puris or steamed rice.