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Cholar Dal

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How to make Cholar Dal

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Cholar Dal
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Dall
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 21, 2016

Ingredients used in Cholar Dal
• Bengal gram dal - 250 grams.
• Coconut - 1/2 numbers.
• Cummin seed - 1 teaspoons.
• Red chilli whole - 4 numbers.
• Asafoetida a - pinch.
• Sugar - 1 teaspoons.
• Salt - to taste.
• Vanaspati - 50 grams.
• Bay leaves - 2 numbers.
• Soda a - pinch.
  1. Soak the dal in a soda for about 1 hour.
  2. Boil dal with bay leaves and salt till cooked. Make sure it is not fully mashed.
  3. Cut coconut into small dices and fry in vanaspati till golden brown.
  4. Prepare a tempering by heating vanaspati in a frying pan and adding cummin seeds, red chilli whole and asafoetida.
  5. Add this to the dal. Add the coconut and sugar and cook for another 2 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with phulko luch.

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vahuser Posted on Mon Aug 30 2010

And I have to add, this is traditionally made with chana daal not bengal gram

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vahuser Posted on Mon Aug 30 2010

Hi, I love most recipes on this site and esp. love the videos. My only comment on this recipe is that this should be titled 'Cholaar Daal' not 'Gholar Dall' and it is a traditional Bengali recipe not Punjabi.

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