Sindhi Dal

Flavourful chana dal generally served with pakwan - a popular sindhi breakfast item

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Sindhi Dal
Main Ingredients Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
Cuisine Sindhi
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 1.30-2 hour
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Sindhi Dal

  • 1 cup Split Bengal gram (chana dal)


  1. Soak chana dal in three cups of water for about one hour. Drain and boil with three cups of water, salt and turmeric powder till just done.
  2. Heat a pan, add the boiled dal and half a cup of water if the dal is too dry. Stir and add half the red chilli powder, half the garam masala powder, dry mango powder and adjust salt. Stir gently and cook on low heat.
  3. Heat oil in another pan and add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add green chillies, curry leaves, remaining garam masala powder, remaining red chilli powder.
  4. Stir and add it to the dal. Mix well and take it off the heat.
  5. Garnish with onion and coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1244
Carbohydrates 137.6
Protein 44.7
Fat 57.4
Other Fiber Fiber- 36.5gm