Cholar Dal

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

  • 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

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