Chainsoo Recipe

Chainsoo is a traditional dish from Uttarakhand, India, made with black gram dal and a blend of spices. This hearty and flavorful dish is often enjoyed with rice or roti. The black gram dal is soaked, cooked, and then ground to a coarse paste, which is then cooked with spices and ghee, resulting in a rich and aromatic dish. Chainsoo is a popular choice for a wholesome and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Chainsoo Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Black Gram Dal
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • as required Water For Cooking
  • as required Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Chainsoo Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak black gram dal for a few hours and cook until tender.
  • STEP 2.Grind the cooked dal to a coarse paste.
  • STEP 3.Heat ghee in a pan and sauté cumin seeds, garlic, and onions until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add the ground dal, spices, and water. Cook until the flavors are well blended.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add other vegetables like spinach or fenugreek leaves for variation.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference.
  • For a richer flavor, add a dollop of ghee before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Chainsoo can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat before serving and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve with steamed rice or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
460
calories per serving
33 g Fat11 g Protein29 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    33g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Carbs
    29g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    29g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    33g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    67mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    104mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    57mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    78mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    174mg
  • Selenium
    8mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp