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Chana Dal Curry Recipe - Chana Dal Fry Recipe

Aarthi
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.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Aarthi

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
 

  • 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.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add cumin and let it sizzle.
  • Add onions and cook till golden.
  • Add in tomatoes, chillies and mix well.
  • Cook till tomatoes get mushy.
  • Add salt and spice powders and mix well.
  • Add in cooked dal, sugar and mix well.
  • Simmer for 10 mins.
  • Add in coriander leaves.
  • Serve.
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