Chhath pooja chana dal

On the occasion of chhath puja in Bihar especially chana dal is cooked in different way than normal days.

This recipe of, ‘Chhath pooja chana dal’ I prepared today is a very simple dish prepared with only white rock salt (Sendha namak) and ginger, no other spices and no seasoning at all.

In spite of this the taste is awesome… you may prepare as daily meal and enjoy as I enjoyed …

Ingredients:

  • Bengal gram dal: 250gm
  • Ginger: 2 inch piece
  • Rock Salt: 1 teaspoon (as per taste).
  • Water: 500 ml

Preparation:

  1. Peel off and grate ginger, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Boil Dal with salt and grated 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, allow cooker to cool and open. Keep aside. Add 1 cup of water for required consistency.
  3. Serve hot or warm as you wish with roti, rice or pulao. It is very simple, very delicious and really cool.
Chhath pooja chana dal

Chhath pooja chana dal

Ingredients

Ingredients

Boil Dal with salt and grated ginger

Boil Dal with salt and grated ginger

cooked chana dal

cooked chana dal

Add 1 cup of water for required consistency

Add 1 cup of water for required consistency

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Chhath pooja chana dal by Nag Ratna Sahu is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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