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Mah Cholley Di Dal

Black gram lentil mix

Serving 4-6 persons

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes



0.5 CupChana Dal / Horse Gram
0.5 CupUrad Dal with husk
1 MediumFinely Chopped Onion
1 LargeFresh Tomato or Tomato Paste
1 TablespoonGinger Paste
1 TablespoonFinely Chopped Green Chillies
1 TeaspoonGarlic Paste
4 TablespoonCooking Oil

Dry Spices

1 TeaspoonCumin Seeds
1 Pinch Hing
1 TablespoonCoriander Powder
1 TeaspoonTurmeric Powder
1 TeaspoonRed Chili Powder
1 TeaspoonGaram Masala
Salt To Taste



  1. Clean and wash both dals and mix them. Now in a Pressure cooker cook them with 5 cups of water for 7-8 minutes or 3 whistles'. Let it sit down till the pressure releases.

  2. In a fry pan heat oil add hing and cumin seeds and fry them till cumin changes color.

  3. Now add onions to it and fry them till onions turns golden brown. Now add ginger, garlic and chillies. Cook it for 1-2 minutes.

  4. Now add coriander powder, chilli powder, garam masala, salt and turmeric powder.Now cook this masala for another 1 minute.

  5. Now add tomatoes and cook masala till it leaves the oil. Add this masala to dal.

  6. Add some butter or garnish it with cream and serve it hot with rice or chappati.

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