Arhar Daal Chawal Combo with Chutney & Chips

Another favorite meal combo of Daal Chawal With Lehsan Chutney and chips. You can easily make and store this chutney. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #StayHome

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Arhar/Toor Daal:

  • Arhar/Toor daal (Split pigeon pea) 1 & ½ Cup (soaked for 1 hour)
  • Water 1 liter or as required
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) 1 tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp
  • Tamatar (Tomato) chopped 1 medium
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste


  • Cooking oil 3-4 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Lehsan (Garlic) sliced 3 cloves
  • Sabut lal mirch (Button red chillies) 4-5
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Kary pata (Curry leaves) 14-15

Lehsan & Mirch Chutney:

  • Lehsan (Garlic) cloves 1 Cup
  • Kashmiri lal mirch (Kashmiri red chillies) soaked 5-6
  • Gur (Jaggery) 3 tbs
  • Kishmish (Raisins) ½ Cup (washed)
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Tatri (Citric acid) ¼ tsp
  • Sirka (Vinegar) 1 & ½ tbs
  • Lemon juice 1 tbs
  • Water ½ Cup or as required
  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs

Potato Fries:

  • Cooking oil for frying
  • Aloo (Potato) thinly sliced 3 medium
  • Namak (Salt) to taste
  • Chaat masala to taste


Prepare Arhar/Toor Daal:

In a pot,add split pigeon pea,water,bring it to boil and remove scum.

Add turmeric powder,red chilli powder,ginger garlic paste and tomato,mix well,cover & cook on medium low flame until tender (approx. 1 hour) then mash well with wooden hand masher.

Add salt,mix well and cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.

Prepare Tarka:

In a frying pan,add cooking oil,onion,garlic and saute until translucent.

Add red chilli button & fry for 1 minute.

Add cumin seeds,curry leaves & fry until golden.

Pour tadka in daal mixture,cover and simmer on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

Prepare Lehsan & Lal mirch Chutney:

In a blender,add garlic,kashmiri red chillies,jaggery,raisins,salt,cumin seeds,red chilli powder,citric acid, vinegar,lemon juice,water & blend well.

In a frying pan,add cooking oil,blended paste,mix well & cook on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

Let it cool.

Can be stored in refrigerator for up to 1 month.

Prepare Crispy Potato Chips:

In a wok,heat cooking oil and fry potato slices until golden brown then strain.

Sprinkle salt,chaat masala & mix well.

Serve daal with rice,chutney & crispy potato chips.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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