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Chanar Dalna

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My family loves this Channa Dalna Recipe. It is a simple and easy vegetable recipe. This dish is very popular in Bihar and Bengal. It is generally eaten during Lunch. Channa Dalna goes well with paratha, but it can also be eaten with rice . You will love this quick and easy Channa Dalna Recipe. Try and enjoy.
Ingredients
  Paneer 1⁄2 Pound, cut into small cubes (Cottage Cheese)
  Potato 2 Small, cut into cubes
  Onion 1 Medium, finely sliced
  Ginger 1⁄2 Inch
  Green chili 5
  Coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomato puree 2 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar To Taste
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Pinch
  Bay leaf 2
Directions

1. Mix the potato with salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder. Heat 1/2 of the oil and deep fry till the potato turns golden brown. Remove and keep aside. Do the exactly same steps for the paneer. (Use the same oil)

2. Make a paste of Ginger, Coriander seeds, Cumin Seeds and green chili in a mixer. Extract the juice and keep it aside.

3. Heat the rest of the oil. Add the Bay Leafs, and pinch of Jeera seeds. When starts spluttering add the sliced onion. Fry till golden brown.

4. Add the juice from step 2. Add the rest of turmeric powder. Fry for 2 min. Add the tomato puree. Fry in medium heat till oil leaves the side of the pan. (Add little water if required)

5. Add the garam masala powder, fried potato and fried paneer. Mix with spices and fry for 5 min.

6. Add water, salt and sugar. Bring it to boil. Reduce to medium heat and simmer till the potatoes are properly cooked. Serve with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Bengali
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Curried
Dish: 
Curry
Occasion: 
Diwali, Holi
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chana
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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