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Bengali Khatti Mithi Chana Dal (sweet and Sour Chana Dal)

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

300   Chana dal
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlMustard seeds
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlFenugreek seeds
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlOnion seeds
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlAniseeds
5   Red chillies
2   Bay leaves
1 teaspoon 5mlTurmeric powder
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar
1/2 cup 46g / 1.6ozFresh coconut -
  (sliced into 2 cm long pieces)
2 tablespoons 30mlRaisins
  Salt - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Soak the dal for 4 hours in water. Pressure cook till soft. Add turmeric, salt and sugar. Keep aside. Heat oil. Add mustard seeds, fenugreek, aniseeds, broken red chillies, onion seeds, bay leaves, coconut chips and raisins. Fry gently till golden. Pour the cooked dal into the fried masala. Add enough water to cook and make into a thick gravy. Simmer and serve with 'loochies' or 'puris'.



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