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Chana Dal Ukkarai

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  Chana dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Moong dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Jaggery 2 Cup (32 tbs), crushed
  Coconut 4 Tablespoon, grated
  Cashewnuts 1 Tablespoon, broken
  Cardamom powder 1 Teaspoon
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Ghee 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided

Soak the dals in water for 4 hours.
Drain and grind to a fine paste.
Heat ghee and fry the nuts and keep aside.
Gently dry roast the coconut scrapings and keep aside.
Heat a little ghee in a pan and fry the dal mixture till pink and keep aside.
Melt the jaggery in 1 cup water.
When it starts boiling, add the dal mixture, stirring constantly.
Add ghee at regular intervals.
When it is cooked, add cardamom powder and saffron.
Remove from fire and sprinkle coconut scrapings and fried nuts over.
Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3467 Calories from Fat 688

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 80 g122.3%

Saturated Fat 49.8 g249.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 130.7 mg43.6%

Sodium 669 mg27.9%

Total Carbohydrates 626 g208.7%

Dietary Fiber 73.2 g292.7%

Sugars 380.9 g

Protein 98 g195.4%

Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 11.8%

Calcium 87.3% Iron 116.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chana Dal Ukkarai Recipe