Kalonji Chana Dal recipe

Ingredients

  • Chana dal 500g (soaked for 7 to 8 hours and then boiled in water till tender, but should not lose its shape)
  • Tomatoes 3 large (sliced)
  • Onions 2 medium (finely sliced)
  • Salt 1 tsp (heaped)
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp (heaped)
  • Turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper corn 8
  • Cloves 8
  • Cinnamon stick 1
  • Black-caraway 2 tsp (kalonji)
  • Cumin seeds 2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Bullet green chili 3 (sliced)
  • Ginger & garlic paste 1 tbsp
  • Mint leaves 15
  • Coriander leaves handful
  • Oil 3/4 cup

Cooking Instructions

Heat oil add cinnamon stick, cloves, black pepper corn, cumin seeds, kalonji, onions, ginger & garlic paste and fry till golden, on high flame.

Then add tomatoes, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric, water 1/3 cup and cook on high flame till the oil comes on the surface.

Now add the boiled dal, water 1 & 1/2 cups mix and cover, simmer on low flame till the oil comes on the surface.

Add mint, green chilli, garam masala powder, coriander leaves, mix well.

Serve hot with roti.
  

26 Mar 2018     360 views     NON-Vegetarian       Pulses > Chickpeas

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