A traditional Bengali dal preparation of split bengal gram (chana dal) that is savoury and sweet. the Bengali culinary tradition is replete with easy dal recipes for every occasion. This is the vegetarian version of the Bengali chholar (or chholar) dal, prepared without onions or garlic. Hing (asafoetida) supplies the necessary sharpness that one would generally get from the use of onions. The best part about this warm, mellow, delicious coconut-and-raisin (narkel aar kishmish) strewn chholar dal. It can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner, with rice, polao, luchi, kochuri or porota.