Surti Khamani

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Sep. 11, 2012

Very delicious, perfact for any occassion. Traditionaly in India, many people like this dish in breakfast. Also chana daal(Lentil) is healthy to enjoy.


Chana dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
Green chili paste 1 Teaspoon
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Turmeric powder 1 Pinch
Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
Asafoetida 1 Pinch
Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Tablespoon ((to taste))
Fine sev 2 Tablespoon
Cilantro 2 Tablespoon , finely chopped



1.Soak chana dal for about an hour and make a smooth paste out of it.


2.In a pot heat oil, splutter mustard seeds and remove off heat.

3.Once the oil is cooled down add asafoetida, turmeric powder and chana dal paste and keep stirring on medium heat.

4.Add salt, ginger paste, green chili paste and garlic paste if desired and stir well on low heat for about 10 minutes.

5.Add little oil if the mixture is sticking to the bottom.

6.Cover and let it cook on low heat for about 20 minutes with frequent stirring.

7.Add sugar, let it cook for 5 minutes and add lemon juice.


8.Sprinkle some sev and chopped cilantro and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 897Calories from Fat 545

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.4%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1559 mg64.96%

Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.3%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%

Sugars 53 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet