Chana Dal


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Chana Dal recipe - How to make Chana Dal

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Method

  1. Put the dal in a heavy pot along with 5 cups water.
  2. Bring to a boil and remove any surface scum. add the turmeric and ginger.
  3. Cover, leaving the lid just very slightly ajar, turn heat to low, and simmer gently for 1 1/2 hours or until the dal is tender.
  4. Stir every 5 minutes or so during the last half hour of cooking to prevent sticking. remove ginger.
  5. Heat the ghee in a small frying pan over a medium flame.
  6. When hot, put in the cumin seeds. a couple of seconds later, put in the garlic. stir and fry until the garlic pieces are lightly browned.
  7. Put the chili powder into the pan.
  8. Immediately lift the pan off the heat and pour its entire contents - ghee and spices - into the pot with the dal. stir till done.


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This recipe was contributed by mcgraff on 13 Oct 2001


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