Chukkakura chana dal curry Recipe

Chukkakura chana dal curry is a nutritious and flavorful dish made with fresh sorrel leaves and split Bengal gram. This South Indian curry is packed with protein and vitamins, making it a healthy choice for a vegetarian meal. The sorrel leaves add a tangy and slightly sour taste to the curry, which is balanced by the earthy flavors of the chana dal. Serve this delicious curry with steamed rice or roti for a satisfying and wholesome meal.

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Ingredients for Chukkakura chana dal curry Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Chana Dal
  • 1 cup Chopped Chukkakura
  • 1/2 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Chukkakura Chana Dal Curry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the chana dal for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, and red chili powder. Cook for a minute.
  • STEP 5.Add the soaked chana dal, chopped sorrel leaves, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 6.Add water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles or until the dal is cooked.
  • STEP 7.Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and give it a stir.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the chana dal helps in reducing the cooking time.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference.
  • You can add a squeeze of lemon juice for extra tanginess.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry before serving.
  • Serve the chukkakura chana dal curry with steamed rice or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
366
calories per serving
6 g Fat24 g Protein51 g Carbs21 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Carbs
    51g
  • Fiber
    21g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    51g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Fiber
    21g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    93mg
  • Iron
    10mg
  • Vitamin A
    719mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    227mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    20mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    187mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    366mg
  • Selenium
    55mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
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