Chana Daal



  • Bengal gram 1 cup
  • Onion 1 (sliced)
  • Oil ¼ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Tomato 1 (chopped)
  • Green chili 4 (sliced)
  • Green coriander ¼ bunch
  • All spice powder ½ tsp
  • Water as required

Cooking Directions

  1. Wash bengal gram and soak in water for 3-4 hours.
  2. Heat up oil in a pan and fry onion until light golden brown.
  3. Add salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, stir, add ginger garlic paste and tomato.
  4. Add a splash of water and stir for a minute.
  5. Now add 3 glasses water and allow boiling.
  6. Then shift soaked Bengal gram in boiling water.
  7. Cover and cook until lentil soft and tender. At this point there should be a little gravy.
  8. Add green chilies and mash lentil with spoon if you want.
  9. Add green coriander and all spice powder and cook 2-3 minutes more.
  10. Serve with roti or white rice.


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