Chana daal

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Chana daal
Chana daal
Servings:Serves 4 as a side dish
Calories per serving:460
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:31st October 2012

Serve this with puris, savoury potatoes, rice or any meat or vegetable dish. A great addition to any curry.


Ingredients

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a wok and brown the onions
  2. Add the chopped tomatoes and fry for a minute or two
  3. Add the powdered spices and chickpeas and stir-fry for a minute
  4. Add the chickpeas, lemon juice, cover and simmer for 10 minutes
  5. If you want more 'gravy' add a little of the reserved water

Serving suggestions

Serve garnished with chopped coriander

Variations

Daal can be made with most varieties of lentils and pulses, though the soaking and cooking time may vary.

See also

Recipe review

A curry 'must-have'

4/5 Every curry needs this - a great dip for breads and it makes the meat go much further. Jerry, aka Chef (talk)


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