Chane Ki Dal

A spicy split bengal gram preparation This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Split Bengal gram, Ginger
Cuisine Uttar Pradesh
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 51-60 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chane Ki Dal

  • 1 cup Split Bengal gram
  • Ginger
  • 3/4 inch piece Ginger
  • 1 medium Onion
  • a few sprigs Fresh mint leaves
  • to taste Salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dry ginger powder (soonth)
  • 3 tablespoons Pure ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 Cloves
  • a pinch Asafoetida


  1. Wash and soak the dal in two cups of water for an hour. Drain. Peel, wash and crush ginger. Peel, wash and chop onion. Clean, wash and chop mint leaves.
  2. Add two cups of water, salt and turmeric powder to the dal and cook till done taking care that grains remain separate. Add crushed ginger, cumin seeds, dry ginger powder and two cups of hot water and simmer on low heat for five minutes.
  3. Adjust salt. Heat ghee in a pan, add onion and sauté till lightly browned. Add fennel seeds, cloves and asafoetida and add the tempering to the cooked dal.
  4. Stir. Garnish with mint leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 291.85
Carbohydrates 33.29
Protein 10.815
Fat 12.87
Other Fiber 0.87