Bengali Cholar Dal

Bengali Cholar Dal

Bengali Cholar Dal

Ravishing Bengali Cholar Dal recipe is an upscale dal which is luxurious, tastefully fine and elegant.You should prepare this dal if you want to impress your loved ones.:)


Chana dal / Bengal Gram – 1/2 cup (washed and soaked)

Cumin seeds – 2 tsp (1 tsp for initial tempering and 2nd tsp for the final tempering)

Bay leaves – 3-4

Cinnamon stick – 2-3 small pieces

Green chillies – 4-5

Ginger – 1 medium sized portion

Shredded coconut – 3-4 tbsp

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Red chilli powder – 1 tsp (optional – traditionally it is not used in the recipe)

Hing / asafoetida – 1 tsp

Salt – as per taste

Sugar – 1 tsp

Ghee – 1 tbsp (necessary)

Full recipe: Bengali Cholar Dal

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