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Chana Dal

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Ingredients
  Chana dal 250 Gram
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon (clarified butter)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  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
Directions

MAKING
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.

SERVING
12 Serve hot with rice or chapati

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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 mg6.7%

Sodium 1033.6 mg43.1%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.8%

Dietary Fiber 18.5 g73.9%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 17 g34.5%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 16.5%

Calcium 8% Iron 20.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chana Dal Recipe