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Chana Dal.

Chana Dal You can cook Chana Dal using 19 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Chana Dal

  1. It’s 1/2 cup of Chana Dal, soaked 30 minutes.
  2. It’s 2 tbsp of oil.
  3. Prepare 3/4 tsp of mustard seeds.
  4. It’s 1/2 tsp of cumin seeds.
  5. You need 1 of dried red chilli.
  6. You need 1 pinch of asafoetida.
  7. You need as needed of curry leaves.
  8. Prepare 1 inch of chopped ginger.
  9. Prepare 2 cloves of garlic.
  10. Prepare 2 of Green chillies.
  11. It’s 1 of chopped onion.
  12. It’s 1 of chopped tomato.
  13. Prepare 1/2 tsp of Kashmiri red chilli powder.
  14. It’s 1 tsp of Coriander powder.
  15. Prepare 1/2 tsp of cumin powder.
  16. You need 1/2 tsp of Turmeric powder.
  17. It’s to taste of Salt.
  18. You need 2 tbsp of chopped coriander leaves.
  19. You need as needed of Water.

Chana Dal step by step

  1. Firstly, in a cooker take oil and add the tempering ingredients. (mustard, jeera, red chilli, hing and curry leaves).
  2. Further saute them till they splutter. also saute ginger, chilli and garlic..
  3. Additionally, fry onions till they turn translucent..
  4. Furthermore, add tomatoes and saute till they turn soft and mushy..
  5. Now add chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder and salt. saute for a minute..
  6. Add chana dal. make sure to wash and soak chana dal for 30 minutes..
  7. Then add 2 cups of water and give a good mix..
  8. Further, pressure cook on medium flame for 5-6 whistles or till the dal gets cooked well..
  9. Open the vessel when pressure is released completely and give a good stir..
  10. Check for seasonings and adjust if required. also garnish with few chopped coriander leaves..
  11. Finally, serve chana dal hot with rice and roti..