Baingan Chana Dal Recipe - Lightly tempered chana dal cooked with brinjal and tomato.

This recipe is contributed by Member Sheetal Amit Zalkikar.

Main Ingredients : Split Bengal gram (chana dal), Oil

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Baingan Chana Dal

Baingan Chana Dal Recipe - how to make Baingan Chana Dal


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) boiled1 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 chopped1 small

  • Tomato chopped1 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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