Bengali Choler Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 300 gms - channa dal
  • 1 tbsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp - sugar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1/2 tsp - fenugreek seeds (methi)
  • 1/2 tsp - kalonji seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 4 dry red chillies
  • 1/2 cup - coconut (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tbsp - raisins
  • Oil as needed
  • Salt to taste.

How to Make Bengali Choler Dal

  • Soak the chana dal in water for 4 hours.
  • Then cook in a pressure cooker.
  • Add turmeric powder, sugar and salt and keep aside.
  • Now take a nonstick wok, heat oil and add the bay leaves and all the other ingredients and roast till golden brown.
  • Now add the cooked dal and water as required and cook till thick.
  • Serve the hot dal with hot hot puris.

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