Simple Chana Dal


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An easy recipe to prepare the Simple chana dal to be enjoyed with rice or roti. The soaked chana dal is boiled and then seasoned with cumin seeds, tomatoes and ginger. Enjoy the simple chana dal recipe with chopped coriander leaves or coconut shavings as garnish.

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Simple Chana Dal recipe - How to make Simple Chana Dal

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2 cups chana dal (split Bengal gram)
6 cups water
1 large sized onion
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp garam masala
salt to taste


  1. Simmer dal until tender. purée part of it.
  2. Carmelize onion in a bit of olive oil.
  3. Add garam masala and simmer a bit more.
  4. Add onions to dal.

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This recipe was contributed by mcgraff on 13 Oct 2001

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