Chana Dal Curry

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - chana dal, washed and soaked for 1 hour
  • 1 cup - coconut milk
  • 1 cup - grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp - lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp - crushed ginger
  • 1/2 tsp - garlic paste
  • 1 onion, chopped fine
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • Mix powders:
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander seeds powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - garam masala

How to Make Chana Dal Curry

  • Cook chana dal in 1.5 cups of water till tender; add more water if required.
  • Heat oil in a pan and saute onion till transparent.
  • Add ginger, garlic, curry leaves, and green chillies.
  • Add mix powders.
  • Saute till the oil separates.
  • Add a cup of water. Bring to a boil.
  • Add cooked dal and half of the grated coconut.
  • Cook for 10 minutes, till the gravy is thick.
  • Add coconut milk.
  • Remove from fire when the required consistency is attained.
  • Garnish with the remaining grated coconut and lemon juice.

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