Sukhi Chana Dal Recipe

Are you looking for an excellent side dish to go with your meal? Here’s the simple and easy sukhi chana dal recipe that is absolutely delicious. Channa dal cooked with onion, capsicum and spices is an easy to make yummy delight.
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Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings1
Main Ingredient


 Chana dal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Onion slices1 Cup (16 tbs) (Thin)
 Fenugreek leaves/Dill leaves1 Tablespoon, chopped (Tender)
 Cinnamon stick1 Inch
 Bay leaf1
 Cumin seeds1 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 Ghee2 Tablespoon


Clean, wash, soak dal for 15 minutes.
Boil in 5 cups water, adding turmeric and salt.
Either pressure cook or boil till just soft.
Drain water.
Heat ghee in a heavy saucepan.
Add all spices, broken coarsely, and cumin seeds.
Allow to splutter, add onions. Stirfry till light brown.
Add dal, lemon juice, masalas and fenugreek leaves. Stir gently.
Take care not to mash up dal too much.
Serve hot with rice and kadhi, or paratha and a gravy vegetable
Garnish with fresh chopped coriande leaves.

Serve: 4


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sfehmi says :

When to add sugar
Posted on: 11 August 2007 - 5:50am