Truly Flavorful Chanay ki Daal

Chanay ki daal is one of the best lentil recipes and lentils themselves are good for you especially if you are a vegetarian as they are a good source of proteins making it a substitute of meat. Chanay ki Daal is my most favorite lentil recipe. Because of ts delicious taste this recipe is good for the children who don’t like lentils. Lentils are amazing a whatever it is winter or summer you can make lentils at any time of the year.

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The recipe is easy to cook and it is a good dish to prepare when you do not understand what to cook for dinner. It requires only a few ingredients and to cook and is simple also. The recipe can be served with boiled rice for rice lover and with chapati for those who prefer wheat. Daal has many variations which are made all over the world and some of them are also posted on my website including mash ki daal and Moong ki Daal. You can also add meat in it for meat lovers. Enjoy making this dish through this step-by-step method from my website.

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Chanay Ki Daal

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Pakistani
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Washing and soaking Daal 3 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 252kcal
Author Fareeha Raheel

Ingredients

  • 2 cup Chanay ki daal washed and soaked
  • 5 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste
  • tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Red Chili Powder
  • ½ tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala Powder

For tarka

  • 1 cup Ghee/Oil
  • 1 Onion medium, sliced
  • 5-6 Red Chili
  • 5-6 Green Chili chopped
  • 5-6 Curry Leaf
Nutrition Facts
Chanay Ki Daal
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 41
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.5g7%
Saturated Fat 0.4g3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 387mg17%
Potassium 199mg6%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 7.3g8%
Protein 13g26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Instructions

  • Take a skillet and add water and lentils (daal) in it. Then add salt, ginger-garlic paste dry spices in it. Cover the lid for 1 hour.
  • When soft then mash in a way that water and daal are merged and make sure that the mixture is in liquid form.

For Tarka

  • Take a frying pan and add ghee/oil and onion in it. When the onion starts to soften than add chilies in it. When the onion is reddish brown than add curry leaves and finally add the whole mixture in the daal.
  • Your Chanay ki daal is ready. Serve hot with Boiled Rice.

Notes

  • The cook time is 10 minutes if you are making in pressure cooker.
  • You can ask for the pressure cooker method in the COMMENTS.

Chanay ki Daal step-by-step

Take a skillet and add water and lentils (daal) in it. Then add salt, ginger-garlic paste dry spices in it. Cover the lid for 1 hour.

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Adding Ginger-Garlic Paste-KM

When soft then mash in a way that water and daal are merged and make sure that the mixture is in liquid form.

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Mashing Daal-KM

For Tarka

Take a frying pan and add ghee/oil and onion in it.

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Adding Onions for tarka-KM

When the onion starts to soften than add chilies in it. When the onion is reddish brown than add curry leaves.

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Adding Chilies and Curry Leaves-KM

Then add the tarka to the daal.

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Adding tarka to the daal-KM

Your Chanay ki daal is ready. Serve hot with Boiled Rice.

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