How to make Chana Dal Subzi

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Puja Parida.

Main Ingredients : Bengal Gram, Green Peas (हरे मटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Chana Dal Subzi checkout Urad Dal Matar Fry, Kadla Curry, Lauki Chana Dal, Sindhi Sai Bhaji . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Baked Dish Chilli Garlic Edamame Green Vegetable Curry Thai Style Baghare Baingan

Chana Dal Subzi

Chana Dal Subzi Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chana Dal Subzi Recipe

  • Bengal Gram soaked overnight 100 grams

  • Green Peas finely chopped 1 medium

  • Capsicum finely chopped 1 medium

  • Green peas 1/4 cup

  • Cauliflower finely chopped 1/4 medium

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Drain and pressure cook Bengal gram with carrot, capsicum, green peas and cauliflower till the pressure is released twice.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick pan.. Add green chillies, onions and sauté till onions are translucent.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and sauté for two minutes.

Step 4

Add tomatoes and cook for four to five minutes.

Step 5

Add cooked dal. Adjust seasonings and cook for four to five minutes.

Step 6

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

website of the year 2013
website of the year 2014
website of the year 2016
MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.