Top 10 Chana dal Recipes

sent on 08-Jul-2019

Chana dal is one of those pulses that is easily available in almost all parts of India, and is widely used in the cuisine of most Indian communities. A half-round shape and a pleasing yellow colour make it very attractive to use in your cooking. It has a kind of neutral flavour and mealy texture, which suits both sweet and savoury dishes. The spicy Masala Vada of South India and the Puran Poli of Maharashtra need no introduction! It is also used extensively to make subzis and dals, either separately on hand-in-hand with other pulses or veggies.

There are special recipes everywhere, with exotic ingredients that send you on a wild goose chase! But, undoubtedly the most enjoyable ones are those that can be made anytime, anywhere with common ingredients and without too much advance planning. With ingredients like chana dal, it is amazing how you can make simple, everyday dishes like dal as well as mouth-watering delicacies like halwa! There are so many more recipes on our website using this humble dal – it will take you weeks to try them all!

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