Cholar Dal with Coconut

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Bengal gram dal - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cardamom - 4
  • Cinnamon - 5cm piece
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • Red chillies - 2, broken into halves
  • Coconut - 1/2 cup, finely chopped pieces
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Cholar Dal with Coconut

  • Cook dal with 4 to 5 cups of water till soft.
  • Heat ghee in a small pan and season with cumin seeds, cardamom, cinnamon, and bay leaves.
  • Add red chillies and coconut pieces.
  • Fry till coconut is light brown.
  • Lower the flame, add all the powders, and add this mixture to the dal.
  • Add salt, sugar, and water if needed.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes and switch off the flame.

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