Chana Dal Dhoka

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Excellent Bihari cuisine.
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Fairly difficult
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Ingredients

For 3 Person(s)

Recipe

  • 2 cup(s) chana dal (soaked overnight and grinded in food processor with little water)
  • 4 Whole green chilies, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) black cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) asafetida (heeng)
  • 1/2 cup(s) mustard oil (for frying)
  • 2 Whole tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon(s) red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ginger paste
  • 2 tablespoon(s) poppy seed paste
  • 10 grams whole garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) ghee
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt, or as desired

Chana Dal Dhoka Directions

  1. Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a nonstick pan.
  2. Add asafetida, black cumin, chopped ginger and green chili and fry.
  3. Add chana dal paste, salt, and fry for 15 minutes.
  4. Grease a tray with oil and put the fried dal paste on the tray, spread evenly & cool.
  5. Cut into diamond shape cube.
  6. Again, heat oil in a pan.
  7. Fry the dhoka cube until golden, then take out from the pan and keep aside.
  8. Add some oil to the pan and heat, then add asafetida, chopped tomato and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  9. Add rest of the masalas and pastes.
  10. Fry for 10 minutes
  11. add whole garam masala, dhoka pieces and ghee.
  12. Mix and fry for 10 more minutes.

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