Chana Dal Recipe
Recipe type: Curries
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- 1 cup chana daal
- 7 cup water
- 1 tsp salt
- ¼ tsp cayenne
- ¼ tsp turmeric powder
- ¼ tsp cumin powder
- ¼ tsp corriander powder
- 1 tblsp tamarind pulp
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1 tblsp vegetable oil
- ¼ tsp black mustard seeds
- 1 chopped garlic clove
- Soak the chana daal in 4 cup water for 2-3 hours then wash and drain.
- Boil 3 cups water and the salt in a pan.
- Add the chana dal, cover the pan and cook over medium flame for 30 min.
- Stir the dal when cooked.
- Add cayenne, turmeric, cumin, coriander, sugar the tamarind pulp (skin & seeds removed).
- Stir well and allow to simmer uncovered.
- In a separate frying pan, heat the vegetble oil over low heat and add the mustard seeds and chopped garlic to it.
- When the oil gets hot, add the oil mixture to the simmering pot of dal.
- Immediately cover the pot and keep covered for 2 min. while the dal continues to simmer.
- Cook chana daal uncovered for another 5 min. and the dal is ready to be served with rice or bread.