Tadke wala Chana Dal

We need:

Chana Dal 1 cup
Grated Coconut 1/4 cup
Oil 1 tsp
Cinnamon stick1 inch
Black Cardamom 2
Cloves 4
Bay Leaves 2
Red Chili powder 1 tsp
Haldi 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Ginger 1 inch piece grated
Garlic cloves 4 chopped
Onion 1 small chopped
Tomato 1 chopped
Red Chilies 3
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
Oil 2sp
Cilantro chopped 1/4cup


Heat the pressure cooker and add oil.
Once the oil is hot add whole garam masala.
Saute for few minutes and add washed and drained chana dal.
Add grated coconut and 4 cups water..
See that the dal doesnot become mushy.
Now prepare the tempering, heat small pan and add oil.
Now add cumin seeds red chili and mustard seeds.
After a minute add chopped ginger, garlic and onion and cook till onion becomes light brown.
Ad d chopped tomato and cook for 4-5 minutes.
Now add this tadka or tempering to the cooked chana dal and mix well.
Serve hot with rice or roti or poori.

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Srivalli said...

Interesting dal Sushma, handy when you get bored with the regular one..

Harini said...

interesting one!

veena said...

Looks perfect!!

Anonymous said...

Dal with whole garam masala! This one seems interesting and looks nice and tasty!

The Pumpkin Farm said...

lovely dal tadka, with chana.

Priya Suresh said...

Great looking dal,makes me hungry;.

vaishali sabnani said...

interesting variation with coconut!

divya said...

Wow! Looks fantastic!

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Great looking dhal recipe!

Fairy Garden said...

Its great sushma. I have seen this in my rajasthani friends house and tasted it tastes great, but i never knew it was this easy.

Unknown said...

Love to have this with hot rice nice one.