Deb's Chana Dal


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Render an authentic indian taste to your daily menu with the simple and delicious deb's chana dal recipe. The chana dal is cooked with diced potatoes, cayenne pepper, yoghurt and garam masala. Relsih with a green salad and steamed broccoli as a perfect healthy meal.

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Deb's Chana Dal recipe - How to make Deb's Chana Dal

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2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1 1/2 cups boiled chana dal (split bengal gram)
1/2 cup boiled and chopped potatoes
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste
1/4 cup low fat curds (dahi)
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania) for garnishing
  1. Heat the oil in a broad and deep pan, add the onions and saute till they turn soft.
  2. Add the cooked chana dal, potatoes, cayenne pepper, garam masala, coriander, cumin seeds, lime juice, salt, and 1/4 cup of water, mix well and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Pour into in individual serving bowls.
  4. Serve hot garnished with 1 tbsp curds and coriander.

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This recipe was contributed by mcgraff on 29 Jul 2011

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