Channa Dal


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Prepare the best tasting channa dal or bengal gram preparation with this simple and delicious channa dal recipe. The channa dal is best paired with paratha or rice

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Channa Dal recipe - How to make Channa Dal

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  1. Heat the ghee in pan, add the onions, garlic and ginger and saute for 3-4 min.
  2. Add the cumin seeds powder, coriander powder, chilli, cinnamon, salt and turmeric, mix well and saute for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the chana dal and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes and mash them lightly with spoon.
  5. Add 1 1/2 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  6. Simmer uncovered for about 40 minutes, stirring until most of the liquid have been absorbed.
  7. Add the garam masala and mix well.
  8. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by glorimarpr on 28 Jul 2011

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