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Baingan Chana Dal  Recipe

Lightly tempered chana dal cooked with brinjal and tomato.

This recipe is contributed by Member Sheetal Amit Zalkikar.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Baingan Chana Dal

Main Ingredients

Split Bengal gram (chana dal), Oil




Dals and Kadhis

Level Of Cooking



  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) boiled
    1 1/2 cups
  • Oil
    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


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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