Chironji ki dal Recipe

Chironji ki dal is a delicious and nutritious lentil dish made with chironji seeds. Chironji seeds are rich in protein, fiber, and essential minerals. The dal has a creamy texture and a nutty flavor that pairs well with rice or roti. It is a popular dish in North Indian cuisine and is often served as a main course. The dal is easy to make and can be enjoyed by both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

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Ingredients for Chironji ki dal Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Chironji Seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.63 Ves
  • 1/4 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Dried Red Chilies
  • pinch A Pinch Of Asafoetida
  • as required Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Chironji Ki Dal Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the chironji seeds in water for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, heat oil and add cumin seeds, cloves, and cinnamon.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and saut茅 until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 5.Add soaked chironji seeds, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 6.Add water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
  • STEP 7.Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and mash the dal lightly.
  • STEP 8.Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, dried red chilies, and asafoetida.
  • STEP 9.Pour this tempering over the dal and mix well.
  • STEP 10.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the chironji seeds helps in easy cooking and enhances the flavor.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste preferences.
  • You can add a squeeze of lemon juice for a tangy flavor.
  • For a richer taste, you can add a tablespoon of cream or butter.

Storage and Serving

  • Chironji ki dal can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dal on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the dal hot with steamed rice, jeera rice, or roti.
  • You can garnish the dal with additional chopped coriander leaves for added freshness.
Nutrition
value
67
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat2 g Protein13 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    13g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    13g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    39mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    2790mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    22mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    29mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    29mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    40mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • 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