Mah Chole Di Dal

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - whole black gram (urad dal)
  • 1 cup - split bengal gram(chana dal)
  • 12 - chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp - grated ginger
  • 4 tsp - chopped green chilli
  • 4 - chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp - dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 pinch - asafetida
  • 2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 2 tsp - kashmiri mirch
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 1/2 cup - chopped, coriander leaves
  • 4 tsp - clarified butter (ghee)

How to Make Mah Chole Di Dal

  • Wash and cook both dals together with a pinch of a salt, 4 chopped garlic cloves and 8 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook for 7-8 whistles.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add asafetida, fenugreek leaves, cumin seeds, garlic and ginger one by one.
  • Saute for a minute.
  • Now add all spices and salt and 1 tsp of garam masala powder.
  • Add chopped tomato and green chilly.
  • Stir frequently till all spices and mix together and ghee comes out.
  • Transfer this tempering over boiled dal and stir on a low flame for 15 minutes.
  • If your dal is not ready you can go for 2 more whistle along with tempering.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander, garam masala, and butter.
  • Ready to eat with naan, rice and roti.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Cooking With Sapana

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