Chana Dal Recipe (split chickpeas)

Chana Dal Recipe (split chickpeas)

Chana Dal is my favorite dal(lentils). We can have a variety of combination with chana dal. We can cook it with spinach or chicken. the best thing about it, it goes well with both roti(bread) and rice. You can have a smooth soup type or dry form. Try this amazing blend of split chickpeas with spices.

Ingredients Chana Dal Recipe (split chickpeas):

  • 2 cups Boiled and softened split chickpeas (Chana dal)
  • 4-tablespoon oil
  • 2-tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • ½-teaspoon white cumin seeds
  • 4 cloves of garlic sliced in strips
  • Salt, black pepper and paprika (to taste)
  • ½-teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 medium size onion
  • 1 medium size tomato
  • 1 cup boiled and shredded chicken (If you do not want to boil then cut in thin strips)
  • ½-teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoon of butter or ghee

Directions Chana Dal Recipe (split chickpeas)

  1. Take a processor, add onion, tomato, and chop all these finely.
  2. If you do not have, the processor then chop all the above ingredients with a knife in fine texture.
  3. Heat up oil in pot; add garlic ginger paste and sauté until the garlic will change the color.
  4. Add chopped onion and tomato and cook until the oil will seep out of the mixture.
  5. Sprinkle with salt, black pepper, coriander powder, turmeric and all other spices if you want to add any other spices you can.
  6. Now add Chana Dal (split chickpeas) with shredded chicken, stir and cook until the oil will start shining on the mixture.
  7. Pour ½ kg of water and let it boil for few minutes, then lower the heat and let the mixture boil for 15-20 minutes.
  8. When the quantity of water will be reduced to the desired amount, remove the pot from the fire and place another frying pan on fire.
  9. In a pan add 2 tablespoons of oil, butter or ghee and heat it up. Add sliced garlic and cumin seeds and cook until the garlic will change a little color.
  10. Quickly pour this garlic mixture on the chickpeas soup and then give it a quick mix.

Your tasty Chana dal recipe is ready. Serve hot with boiled rice or tandoori roti or naan.

Author: Daniazkitchen

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