How to make Baingan Chana Dal - Lightly tempered chana dal cooked with brinjal and tomato.

This recipe is contributed by Member Sheetal Amit Zalkikar.

Main Ingredients : Baingan, Split Bengal Gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Baingan Chana Dal

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Baingan Chana Dal
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Baingan Chana Dal Recipe

  • Baingan boiled 1 1/2 cups

  • Split Bengal Gram 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Brinjal chopped 1 small

  • Tomato chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a kadai; add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, asafoetida and turmeric powder.

Step 2

Mix well. Add ¼ cup water and boil the mixture.

Step 3

Add brinjal and tomatoes and cook for two minutes.

Step 4

Add cool Bengal gram and mix well.

Step 5

Add salt, coriander powder and cumin powder.

Step 6

Allow the mixture to boil and mix well.

Step 7

Serve hot with rice.

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