CHANNA DAL MASALA
This recipe I learnt it from my friend Saroj, who is a good cook. Thank you Saroj for sharing this wonderful recipe.
1 cup channa dal
1 meduim sized onion finely chopped
1tspn ginger finely chopped
1tspn garlic finely chopped
1tspn ginger garlic paste
1meduim sized tomato finely chopped
3-4 green chillies finely chopped
small pc of cinnamon, 2 cloves,1cardamon -freshly coarsely powdered
2tbspn fresh corriander -finely chopped
1tspn cumin seeds/jeera
salt as per taste
1.Pressure cook channa dal with 2 cups of water adding turmeric and cumin seeds.
2.In a pan, heat oil on a medium flame, add chopped onion, chopped ginger, garlic, chopped green chillies and saute for 3min.
3.Add ginger garlic paste and freshly powdered spice. Saute for 1min.
4.Add chopped tomatoes and saute till they become soft.
5.Add fresh corriander and saute for a min.
6.Now add cooked channa dal, salt and cook till the dal becomes soft.
Serve it hot with any Indian bread or rice.