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Chana Dal

Adding Whole black chana dal to your daily diet can reverse the changes that occur in the blood vessels due to high blood pressure. Chana dal is rich in Vitamin B and fiber that helps to control blood sugar levels and reduce bad cholesterol. It is also a good source of potassium and folic acid. A potassium-rich diet lowers high blood pressure, boosts your energy and keeps you active. This tangy and creamy chana dal yogurt gravy is a good remedy for hypertension.

Urban Tree Organic Channa Dal (Pack Of 2)


Serves size:  2-3


  • 1/2 cup organic whole black chana dal
  • 1 1/2 cups yogurt
  • 2 green chili peppers chopped
  • 2 tablespoon chickpea flour / gram flour/ besan
  • 1/2 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Salt to taste

Urban Tree Organic Channa Dal 500gm


  • Wash and soak organic whole black chana dal in water.
  • Leave it overnight or for about 8 hrs.
  • Drain the water and pressure cook or boil the soaked chana dal with salt in 2 cups of water.
  • If you pressure cook, wait for 7-8 whistles or till it turns soft.
  • Drain and reserve the water for to mix it with the gravy later.
  • Mash the cooked chana dal slightly and set it aside.
  • Take a bowl and add yogurt and all the dry spice powders.Ecolife Organic Chana Dal 500gm
  • Add salt and chickpea flour.
  • Mix well to make sure there are no lumps.
  • Place a pan over medium heat and add oil.
  • Add cumin seeds and let it crackle. Then add green chilli peppers and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Now add the yogurt mixture and the reserved water.
  • Mix well and keep stirring until the mixture comes to a boil.
  • Check the seasonings and adjust according to your taste.
  • Continue to cook for another 5 minutes until the gravy thickens to your desirable consistency.
  • Turn on the heat and serve.

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Serving suggestions:

This delectable gravy is best as an accompaniment with steaming hot organic red rice or flat breads.


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