Turai Chana Dal

Another one of those dishes that never fail to satisfy your taste buds. Make Turai Chana Dal with this recipe and enjoy. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Cooking oil ½ Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) sliced 1 large
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp
  • Chana daal (Split begal gram) soaked ½ Cup
  • Pani (Water) 1 & ½ Cups or as required
  • Tamatar (Tomato) chopped 1 large
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Torai (Ridge gourd) peeled ½ kg
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed ½ tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 1-2
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs


In pot,add cooking oil,onion and fry until golden brown.

Add ginger garlic paste and mix well.

Add split bengal gram,water,mix well and bring it to boil,cover partially and cook on low flame until tender (approx. 25-30 minutes).

Add tomatoes and mix,add salt,turmeric powder,red chili powder,mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

Add ridge gourd and mix well,cover and cook on low flame 15 minutes then cook on high flame until oil separates.

Add black pepper crushed,garam masala powder and mix well.

Add green chilies,fresh coriander & serve.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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