Cholar Dal with Narkel, Chana Dal
Cholar dal is the Bengali dal for any festivals. It is little bit sweeter kind of dish which goes well with Luchi. It is not for everyday dal . It is made in special occasions.
Serving Size: 4
Cooking Time: 45 mins
- 1/2 cup Chana Dal( Cholar Dal)
- 1 Bay Leaf
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 1/2 tsp Ginger Paste
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
- 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
- 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
- Salt to taste
- Sugar to taste
- 1 tsp Ghee
- 1 Tomato
- A pinch of Garam Masala
Soaked for 2 hrs in hot water.
Cook the dal with the turmeric,tomato salt, sugar and water in the pressure cooker for 10 minutes. Keep aside.
Cut the coconut into small pieces . Add bay leaves , green chilly and cumin seeds to crackle in oil
Fry the coconut and pour over the dal and stir. Then add all the spices and cook for 10-15 seconds, till they darken. Stir well.
Now serve hot Luchi, or paratha
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