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Dahi Chane Ki Sabji

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Dahi chane ki sabzi ia a cooked red gram preparation with curd. Cooked with gram flour along with the flavors of bay leaf, mustard seeds, ginger, green chilies and turmeric, the dahi chane ki sabzi is best served with chopped coriander as garnish.This is a special low sugar recipe great for diabetics as well as for people on low carb diet. Adapted from the Lantus book of recipes.
  Whole red gram 1 Cup (16 tbs), soaked overnight (Red Chana)
  Jeera 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Cumin Seeds)
  Mustard seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Rai)
  Bay leaf 2 (Tej Patta)
  Whole red chilies 4
  Asafoetida 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ginger green chili paste 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Low fat curd 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Besan 2 Teaspoon (Bengal Gram Flour)
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Chopped coriander 4 Tablespoon (For The Garnish)

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, bay leaves, red chillies and asafoetida.
When the seeds crackle, add red chana, ginger green chilli paste, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt with 2 cups of water.
Pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles.
Whisk curd and gram flour together and add the mixture to the cooked chana.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 4 to 5 minutes.
Stir this continuously till the mixture comes to a boil, since the curd can split if not stirred.
Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 282 Calories from Fat 33

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3.4 mg1.1%

Sodium 218.5 mg9.1%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.5%

Sugars 5.2 g

Protein 18 g35%

Vitamin A 31.3% Vitamin C 33.4%

Calcium 21% Iron 26%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Dahi Chane Ki Sabji Recipe