Chana Dal Curry Recipe - Chana Dal Fry Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Chana dal fry or curry pairs great with roti or poori. I served it with luchi and it was amazing. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Ingredients
  • Ghee or Oil - 4 tblsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Onion - 1 large chopped finely
  • Tomato - 1 large chopped finely
  • Green Chillies - 3 chopped finely
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder- 1 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Coriander Leaves - 4 tblsp chopped
FOR DAL:
  • Chana Dal / Kadalai Paruppu - ½ cup
  • Onion - 1 chopped
  • Tomato - 1 chopped
  • Garlic - 5 cloves peeled
  • Ginger - 1 tblsp chopped finely
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Take chana dal and wash well. Take it in a pressure cooker. Add in onions, tomato, garlic, ginger and turmeric powder. Add water and cook for 5 to 6 whistle. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin and let it sizzle.
  3. Add onions and cook till golden.
  4. Add in tomatoes, chillies and mix well.
  5. Cook till tomatoes get mushy.
  6. Add salt and spice powders and mix well.
  7. Add in cooked dal, sugar and mix well.
  8. Simmer for 10 mins.
  9. Add in coriander leaves.
  10. Serve.
Recipe by Yummy Tummy at https://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/chana-dal-curry-recipe/