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Channa Dal Cheese Curry

Channa Dal Cheese Curry

Make this wonderful party dish - Channa dal paired with cheese cubes with this step-by-step recipe
5 from 1 vote
Course Side Dish
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4


  • 150 grams channa dhal Split Baby Chickpeas
  • 200 grams Cheese
  • 100 grams onions
  • 2 Nos Tomatoes
  • 2 pods garlic
  • 2 nos Cloves
  • 2 nos cinnamon
  • 2 nos Black cardamom
  • 2 nos Bay leaves
  • 1 no Red Chilly whole
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilly powder
  • 6 nos coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 liter water
  • 2 tablespoons ghee

How to make:

  • Clean the channa dhal and soak it for about 2 hours.
  • Wash and peel onions and garlic.
  • Grate onions,grind garlic.
  • Chop tomatoes and coriander leaves finely.
  • Cut the cheese into cubes and fry it in the oil light brown.
  • Heat ghee in a separate pan and fry grated onions to light brown color.
  • Add the garlic paste, cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves,bay leaves, red chilly powder and the chopped tomatoes and cook for few minutes.
  • Add the channa dhal, salt, turmeric powder, and fry for 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Add the water and cook for half an hour.
  • Now add the fried cheese cubes to it and simmer for few minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve this with rice and chapatis.
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