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Chana Dal Recipe
|Chana dal||250 Gram|
|Water||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Ghee||2 Tablespoon (clarified butter)|
|Garam masala||1 Teaspoon|
|Onions||2 Medium, chopped|
|Broken methi||2 Tablespoon (Fenugreek Seeds)|
|Ginger||1 1⁄2 Inch (Long Piece)|
|Chili powder||1 Teaspoon|
Calories 338 Calories from Fat 77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9 g13.6%
Saturated Fat 4.8 g24.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 20.1 mg
Sodium 1032.2 mg43%
Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%
Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.6%
Sugars 9.5 g
Protein 17 g34.6%
Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 16.5%
Calcium 8% Iron 20.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1 Thoroughly wash the dal.
2 In a bowl, soak the dal for 30 minutes.
3 In a saucepan, boil the water.
4 Drain the dal, and add it to the boiling water along with salt, turmeric and chilli powder.
5 Boil rapidly for a minute and then lower the heat.
6 Cook, covered until the dal is tender, about 1 hour.
7 Mix well using a spoon, without mashing the dal.
8 In a frying pan, heat the butter.
9 Add in the chopped onions and ginger.
10 Add in the other spices and garam masala just before taking it off from the heat.
11 Pour this mixture on to the dal, and stir to mix.
12 Serve hot with rice or chapati