Chana Dal Tadaka (fried split Bengal Gram)

Ingredients:

  • Channa Dal( Bengal gram Dal): 250 gm
  • Turmeric powder: 1teaspoon
  • Cumin seed: half teaspoon
  • Dry red chilly: 3 no.
  • Bay leaf: 2 no.
  • Ginger: 2 inch piece
  • Ginger paste: 1 teaspoon
  • Green chilies: 2 no.
  • Salt: 1teaspoon (as per taste).
  • Garam masala powder: half teaspoon
  • Fresh coconut: one forth (optional)
  • Fresh coriander leaf: 50 gm
  • Onion: 1 no. (Small)
  • Tomato: 2 no. (Small)
  • Ghee: 2 table spoon
  • Water: 500 ml

Preparation:

  1. Grate ginger, keep aside.
  2. Chop onion and tomato into small pieces. Keep aside.
  3. Cut green chilies longitudinally.
  4. Cut coconut into small pieces, fry on medium flame till golden brown.

Method:

  1. Boil Dal with salt, turmeric powder, green chili bay leaf and ginger paste in the pressure cooker on high flame.
  2. Bring to full cooking pressure, reduce to low flame and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Allow cooker to cool and open. Keep aside.
  4. Add 1 cup of water, Garam masala powder, half of the fried coconut and half of chopped coriander leaves. Keep aside.

seasoning:

  1. Take fry pan, put ghee in it.
  2. Add cumin seed, dry red chilly fry for few seconds.
  3. Add chopped onion, green chili, and ginger. Fry for 2-4 minutes.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes. Fry till tomato mashed.
  5. Add chili powder, little salt and coriander powder, fry few seconds.
  6. Add this seasoning into boiled Dal and cover it.
  7.  When dal is just boiling, put off the flame.
  8. Transfer into serving bowl.
  9.  Decorate with chopped coriander leaves and fried coconut.
  10. Serve hot with roti, rice or pulao.
split bengal gram tadaka

split bengal gram tadaka

Ingredients

Ingredients

Boil dal with salt, turmeric powder, bay leaf and ginger paste

Boil dal with salt, turmeric powder, bay leaf and ginger paste

 put ghee into fry pan

put ghee into fry pan

fry coconut

fry coconut

fry coconut

fry coconut

Add chopped onion, green chilly, and ginger

Add chopped onion, green chilly, and ginger

boiled dal

boiled dal

adding water

adding water

adding garam masala and coriander leaves

adding garam masala and coriander leaves

Add chopped tomatoes

Add chopped tomatoes

adding coriender leaves

adding coriender leaves

seasoning

seasoning

adding seasoning

adding seasoning

split bengal gram tadaka

split bengal gram tadaka

 

  • Chana dal (Split Bengal gram) tadaka is rich in protein.
  • We have all been told, eat protein every day.
  • The adequate protein is necessary for healthy hair, skin, teeth and nails.
  • It will make us strong, so we can say that protein is a good guy.

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Chana Dal Tadaka (fried split Bengal Gram) by Nag Ratna Sahu is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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