Chana Dal With Cucumber


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Chana Dal With Cucumber, a simple yet hearty dal with the goodness of fresh crunchy cucumber. A quick-to-dole-out recipe, so if you are late from work and craving for some piping hot dal, try this one out.


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A simple yet hearty dal with the goodness of fresh crunchy cucumber. A quick-to-dole-out recipe, so if you are late from work and craving for some piping hot dal, try this one out. It won’t disappoint!

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Chana Dal With Cucumber recipe - How to make Chana Dal With Cucumber

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Method
  1. Wash and soak the chana dal in water for at least an hour and drain well.
  2. Combine the chana dal with 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 2 whistles or till the dal is soft.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Mash the dal lightly with the back of the spoon and keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the cooked dal, cucumber, turmeric powder, ginger-green chilli paste, salt and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  8. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Accompaniments

Aloo Methi Parathas 
Lachha Paratha, Punjabi Soft Flaky Lachha Paratha 
Vegetable Biryani ( Desi Khana) 
Zucchini and Eggplant Lasagne 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy150 cal
Protein6.5 g
Carbohydrates18.8 g
Fiber5.1 g
Fat5.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A73.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C1.4 mg
Folic Acid47.6 mcg
Calcium18.8 mg
Iron1.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium24.1 mg
Potassium229.2 mg
Zinc0.6 mg

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