Channa Daal Sabzi - Bengalgram Lentil Curry

Channa Daal Sabzi - Bengalgram Lentil Curry

ello Foodies, hope all of U doing great with weekend around to relax ;) ...It's always happens with me that I won't have anything with me to cook, don't know about you guys. The same happen again one day I had nothing other than one onion and I had a brain storming session with the agenda of what to do :p...so you guys thought we can only brain storms for our projects ;) ...anyways coming back to this sabzi...I tried it for 1st time...my mom use to make this sabzi which has crunchy taste and a great help when we run out of things.

Here presenting Channa Daal Sabzi to all of you...

Serving: 2-3 persons


Channa Daa/Bengalgram Lentil - 1/2 Cup
Onion - 1 large
Greenchilli - 3
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Dry Redchilli - 1
Ginger-garlic paste - 1tsp [optional]
Redchilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp [optional]
Curry Leaves - few [optional]
Coriander leaves - [optional]
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tbs


1. Wash and saok daal in water for 1 hour. [U can soak more than 1 hour too]

2. Slice onion and green chilli.

3. Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds and let it crack, add dry chilli, onion, green chilli, curry leaves and stir well.

4. Add ginger garlic paste, mix well and cook till onion becomes light brown.

5. Add all the powder masala, stir and cook for a min.

6. Drain water from daal and keep aside.

7. Add daal in to pan, mix well and cook for a min.

6. Add the drain water or fresh water 1cup, give a gud stir.

7. Cover with lid and cook in medium flame for 10 mins.

8. Add salt, stir and cook for another 10mins. Daal should be cook but not very soft, it should be crunchy.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Note: I didn't add coriander leaves and garam masala.
You can also add tomato.

Enjoy your weekend...
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  1. Sabzi looks delicious and really comfort one when we run out things...

  2. looks so yummy.I always make moongdal subzi when i m running out of vegies, will try this next time

  3. Such a delicious sabzi Priti, channadal are really handy and this sabzi seems to be prefect with any sort of dishs..

  4. looks delicious..have never tried using chana dal for making subzi...thanks for the recipe priti...

  5. this hapens with me too,..sabji looks yum,..

  6. wow comfort and delicious looking curry I use to mix with vege snever tried only chanadal will try this tim nice pic. too.

  7. Chana dal Sabzi looks delicious.. Imake it often but i use grated coconut for taste & flovour.. nice click priti

  8. wow it looks simply delicious.. nice click dear...

  9. Thanks for your lovely comment.
    Chana dal sabzi looks yummy and delicious. I love chana and i will definitely prepare it.

  10. Priti i never tried channa dal alone mixe it vth something or added them in sweets luks new to me :)

  11. Wow...looks appetizing and simple to make too... i too make chana dal curry but lil different...will post my version soon....will try this too...

  12. Hey thats a new and unique sabzi!!
    I love chana very much so this is a like a treat for me!!

  13. Looks simple and delicious. Nice one.

  14. looking good and nice clicks.

  15. What a beautiful dish! This is one of my favorite kinds of bean.

  16. simple and easy - my kind of dish... Lovely...

  17. Looks yummy...nice recipe, going to try this

  18. that indeed looks yummy...simple and an any time dish!

  19. looks yumm..yes..something really handy when you run out of veges..

  20. A dish with only channa dal as the main ingedient!!, Great.., I would love to taste it too :)

  21. I too make moong usually,this sounds good :)

  22. I love curries and this one looks soooo good! I must look out my lentils.

  23. sabzi is looks delicious and i can have it with roti :)..
    hugs and smiles

  24. Sabzi looks great...

    I like kabuli chana the most...
    I think it is the fastes to prepare...


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